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Dr. Vijay Karthik

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Dentist, Chennai

16 Years Experience
Dr. Vijay Karthik BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Dentist, Chennai
16 Years Experience
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Dr. Vijay Karthik is a popular Dentist in Selaiyur, Chennai. He has helped numerous patients in his 16 years of experience as a Dentist. He has completed BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery . You can meet Dr. Vijay Karthik personally at Dencity in Selaiyur, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Vijay Karthik on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Tamil Nadu Government Dental College Hospital,, - 2001
MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery - IP Pavlov State Medical University, Russia., - 2006
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What to do when blood come from teeth?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist,
If you have bleeding gums then u must get a scaling dun in order to check gum infection otherwise it would surely lead to periodontitis commonly called pyerrohea ) over a period of time or quite possible still you may have initial stages of it so a xray is also must to rule out the possibility of periodontitis. .
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BDS
Dentist, Ambala
Proper cleaning of the mouth on a daily basis is very necessary. Besides brushing and tongue cleaning, flossing deep into the areas between the teeth and under the gumline, where the toothbrush cannot reach is equally important.
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I'm 28 year old. I used to chew pan masala and now I have swallowing in my jaws. Feel stress in my cheeks. For last 3 months.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
I'm 28 year old. I used to chew pan masala and now I have swallowing in my jaws. Feel stress in my cheeks. For last 3...
Take following remedies 1. Alovera juice 4tsp+ 1 tsp honey after dinner 2. Amal juice 4tsp +2 tsp sugar + 2tsp honey empty stomch in the morning.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
5 Common Toothbrushing Mistakes
Brushing your teeth is one major way to prevent cavities and keep those pearly whites looking beautiful. But if you’re making one of these common toothbrushing mistakes, your teeth might not be getting all the care they need.
1. Flossing after brushing: Everyone should floss at least once per day. But if you’re flossing before you brush, you’re leaving stuff behind that could cause cavities. Even though flossing removes food and plaque that’s stuck between the teeth, it still might be hanging around in your mouth. Following two minutes of brushing with a good floss is the solution for a truly clean smile.
2. Brushing in straight lines: Brushing in straight lines is great for some parts of your teeth, but not all. For the outer surfaces of your teeth, you should be brushing in circles in order to get the best scrub possible. For the inner surfaces of your teeth, brush in up and down motions. Finally, for the tops of your big back teeth, straight lines are the way to go.
3. Not brushing long enough: You should brush at least two times per day, but after every meal is best. And each time you brush, you should do it for two to three minutes.
4. Using an old brush: Toothbrushes need to be replaced about every 3 months. If the bristles of a toothbrush are bent, then it’s past time for a new brush. Why does it matter? Bent bristles just can’t clean the teeth as well as straight bristles. It’s as simple as that.
5. Using the wrong toothpaste: First things first, make sure you’re using a fluoride toothpaste. It strengthens the teeth and prevents cavities. Second, if you’re buying toothpaste for kids, get something fruity-flavored. Kids usually don’t like minty flavors, and might put up a fight if you ask them to brush with a toothpaste they think tastes yucky. Finally, if you have sensitive teeth, get a toothpaste with potassium nitrate. It’s proven to help with tooth sensitivity, and can make it easier to eat hot or cold foods.
If you’re guilty of one or more of these toothbrushing mistakes, you’re not alone. The good news is that now you know how to brush like a pro, and that’s going to go a long way in helping you have a healthier, happier smil
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actually sir I want to change my one tooth Cz its just half crack thats y I need.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
actually sir I want to change my one tooth Cz its just half crack thats y I need.
Go for the advise of a dental surgeon physically,as he can give you advise only after physical examination.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Soda and fizzy cold drinkers have found to be very errosive effect on your teeth and can increase the incidence of decay as well as it makes the enamel soft and hence more prone to decay. So avoid having them often.
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BDS
Dentist, Guna
Do not use your teeth for doing something other than chewing food. Using them for cracking nuts, removing bottle tops or ripping open packaging can result in chipped or broken teeth.
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BDS
Dentist, Panchkula
Keep your brush at a 45 degree angle to prevent your gums from getting hurt while brushing.
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I am 33 year old male. I am having ulcers in my mouth from the last few days. I applied smyle gel but did not get proper relief. What else can I do to get relief for that.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 33 year old male. I am having ulcers in my mouth from the last few days. I applied smyle gel but did not get pro...
If the mouth ulcer is causing a lot of pain, gently rub a small ice cube over the spot or rinse your mouth with ice-cold water. You could also chew on a clove bud (lavang) and direct the juice generated to the area where the ulcer is located. Clove buds are a great ingredient to cure sore throat too. To prevent the ulcerated area from getting infected, make it a point to rinse your mouth with a little salt water. Remember, this won’t make the ulcer disappear, but it can help reduce the pain. Honey is a natural humectant. It helps reduce scarring and hastens the process of new tissue growth. This, along with its anti-microbial effect ensures faster healing of the mouth ulcer. Chew a few leaves of tulsi along with some water about three to four times every day. This will help in getting rid of ulcers faster and also have a preventive action against their recurrence. Applying a little coconut oil directly onto the mouth ulcer or chewing some coconut (fresh or dry) helps reduce pain and inflammation and hence, ulcers heal faster. Mix some sugar to crushed khus-khus seeds and consume this mixture for instant relief from ulcers. You could apply a little ghee directly to the ulcerated area, or drink a glass of buttermilk two or three times every day. Mouth ulcers left untreated generally go away in a week or so; with these home remedies, you can expect faster relief. However, if you notice an ulcer in the mouth that is persistently present although it does not cause you any pain, do not neglect it or try to treat it with home remedies beyond a few days. Make it a point to see a doctor soon because often, a painless mouth ulcer is one of the earliest signs of oral cancer.
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What are the general causes for tooth decay? why does it occur in young people?

BDS
Dentist,
What are the general causes for tooth decay? why does it occur in young people?
There are any reasons for tooth decay some are: consuming plenty of sugary and sticky food, improper brushing of teeth, dry mouth etc. Dental tips: visit dentist after every six months and get your dental checkup done.
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There are ulcers in mouth since 2 days.Please do help me.

BDS
Dentist,
There are ulcers in mouth since 2 days.Please do help me.
Kindly apply orahelp gum paint twice daily for 15 days. Take multivitamins for a month. Also notice that you are not constipated, stressed or having lack of sleep, having acidity problem as these are few of the reasons for ulcers. Avoid hot and spicy food as this may irritate the ulcers. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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I have pain in my teeth since 1 month ago now it is very painful what should I do?

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Surat
I have pain in my teeth since 1 month ago now it is very painful what should I do?
Usually, dental pain is because of infected pulp. And taking painkillers will not help much. If you need a permanent relief, you have to consult a dentist. Get your xray done and let him advice the necessary treatment. For the time being, you can take any drug having paracetamol 500 mg 2/3 times a day to manage pain. Remember, with medications pain will subside but it is not a permanent solution.
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Sir/mam How to being a strong and shining tooth. My tooth is not good Please give me the name of that toothpaste and toothbrush should I use.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Sir/mam How to being a strong and shining tooth. My tooth is not good Please give me the name of that toothpaste and ...
I will suggest you to use sparkling white toothpaste from himalaya and avoid any stain causing food items.
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Dr. Constantly I am getting salty taste in my toungu and also it irritate to take food please Advise

BDS
Dentist, Pune
Smoking is usually associated with the salty tongue. If you are a nonsmoker then check on your water intake on daily basis.
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My sister used to brush every day and night. She had a cavity and it was treated. But she found her mouth smells bad though drinking more water. What should do to get rid of bad breath?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My sister used to brush every day and night. She had a cavity and it was treated. But she found her mouth smells bad ...
Infections in the mouth, such as dental caries (tooth decay), periodontal (gum) disease or mouth sores related to other conditions may contribute to bad breath. Persistent bad breath or a bad taste in the mouth may be a warning sign of gum (periodontal) disease. Gum disease is caused by the buildup of plaque on teeth. Dry mouth also can cause bad breath. Smoking or chewing tobacco-based products also can cause bad breath, You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then.
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I am male 25. Whenever I sleep day or night automatically saliva comes out please tell me to stop this what is the reason behind this.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am male 25. Whenever I sleep day or night automatically saliva comes out please tell me to stop this what is the re...
Although excessive saliva is not too common, there are a number of conditions that can cause it - some harmless, others more serious. It is possible that your saliva problems are just a result of the way you speak. Some people speak faster or slower than others, just as some people blink more often, breathe faster, or have a more rapid heartbeat. This may just be what's normal for you. Since it is negatively affecting your life, I suggest your problem can be ignored. However there are medical conditions that causes excessive salivation injection glycopyrrolate reduces secretions in the mouth, throat, airway, and stomach.
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Muh k durgandh kaise khtam kiya jay. Pairiya k karan hoti h kya? Kirpya ilag btaye.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Muh k durgandh kaise khtam kiya jay. Pairiya k karan hoti h kya? Kirpya ilag btaye.
Bleeding from gums occur due to gum infection and gum infection is caused due to bacteria deposit so in both the cases you need to get dental cleaning every 6mnths in a year and do not eat onions and garlic.
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MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Keeping your brush at a 45 degree angle while brushing so that the bristles do not hurt your gums.
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I have yellow teeth what I do I am so worry about my teeth I brush two time regular but not result.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I have yellow teeth what I do I am so worry about my teeth I brush two time regular but not result.
Yellow teeth at times due to calculus so once get the dental scaling done and followed by whitening treatment if no use of scaling
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I am 21 years old and sometimes my gums bleed, so please suggest me some medicine.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I am 21 years old and sometimes my gums bleed, so please suggest me some medicine.
There are so many causes of bleeding gums - - brushing too hard - poor oral hygiene. - vitamin deficiency - taking blood thinners or other medications - bleeding or clotting disorders - mouth sores - other medical problems, including diabetes, heart disease, leukemia or scurvy few advice to stop bleeding gums-- - visit to a dentist for professional cleaning once in a year - use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - rinse with salt water to keep the area clean. - avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth. - stay away from smoking and other tobacco products, which can aggravate bleeding gums.
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