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Dr. G. Chakkarvarathi Shivakumar

BDS

Dentist, Coimbatore

12 Years Experience
Dr. G. Chakkarvarathi Shivakumar BDS Dentist, Coimbatore
12 Years Experience
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To provide my patients with the highest quality dental care, I'm dedicated to the newest advancements and keep up-to-date with the latest health care technologies....more
To provide my patients with the highest quality dental care, I'm dedicated to the newest advancements and keep up-to-date with the latest health care technologies.
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Dr. G. Chakkarvarathi Shivakumar is a renowned Dentist in R K Puram, Coimbatore. He has had many happy patients in his 12 years of journey as a Dentist. He has done BDS . He is currently associated with DIKSHA DENTAL CLINIC in R K Puram, Coimbatore. Book an appointment online with Dr. G. Chakkarvarathi Shivakumar and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Tamil Nadu Government Dental College & Hospital - 2005
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I am facing bad breath problem. How I can improve my breath?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist,
I am facing bad breath problem. How I can improve my breath?
Hi bad breath or halitosis can be due to some conditions like cavities or tooth decay, dry mouth. Gum disease, habbit of tobacco products, alcohol and smoking. You need to diagnosed for the reasons for halitosis. Rinse your mouth with chlorhexidine mouthwash. Brush regularly two times daily. Floss your tooth to prevent food impaction. Maintain proper oral hygiene.
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Hi, My teeth is becoming black so can I change it. Please Suggest.

BDS
Dentist,
Hi, My teeth is becoming black so can I change it. Please Suggest.
Kindly get scaling done and polishing done and if you want you can also get bleaching done. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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Suffering with teeth pain even after root canal dental treatment.

Suffering with teeth pain even after root canal dental treatment.
Root canal treated tooth are not supposed to pain, if they are paining that means they are reinfected or filling is not proper, ge tan xray done first and then consult a dentist, only painkillers wont help.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Asking your doctor if an antiobiotic medicine can be taken is advisable as it can help in reducing the infection and swelling. It can also be taken after the treatment for faster healing.
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I have 2 teeth missing both 7 on left top & right bottom. Is it safe to go for implant & is it necessary. I am 70 years old.

MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
I have 2 teeth missing both 7 on left top & right bottom. Is it safe to go for implant & is it necessary. I am 70 yea...
Hello thanks for the query at present the best way to replace a missing tooth is implant if sufficient bone is available. Age is not a factor for implant placement. Thank you
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MDS
Dentist, Nagpur
Teeth whitening is a safe dental procedure with satisfactory results for longer duration..
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I am 18 years old. I have cavity in my teeth. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist,
Get the cavity filled with filling if superficial and if deep have to get rct done followed by crown.
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Is root canal a better option instead of extracting a paining Wisdom Tooth? How frequent a pain killer a should be taken to relax a pain?

BDS
Dentist, Pune
As far as wisdom tooth s concerned, it s always better to extract it since it s a rudimentary just like appendix (hardly plays any role in mastication) but, if, an opppsing teeth is present in the same arch, one should consider r. C. T preferrably.
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My rgtside molar teeth are aching very badly and I found that there is a wisdom teeth (angular) is drilling my next teeth to set his place. I was using a my dentist prescribed tablets as of now. And my dentist is suggesting me to remove the wisdom teeth, next to wisdom teeth and upper teeth. Is that really needed I feel that It will pain will automatically reduce once the teeth angle is fixed. Need all your suggestions doctor.

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
My rgtside molar teeth are aching very badly and I found that there is a wisdom teeth (angular) is drilling my next t...
wisdom tooth If the wisdom tooth has erupted fully and in a proper position then we can save it by dental cement filling. If the cavity is deep and near or into the pulp then we can save it by root canal treatment. Ideally we should save natural tooth structure if its fits in above criterias. If the wisdom teeth has erupted in a such way that it's disturbing other tooth structures and we don't have any option left for saving it then only you should go for removal. The wisdom tooth usually causes pain because of its uneven position distrubing adjacent teeth and some times swelling of the tissues around the tooth causing pericoronitis ( i.e inflamation of the surrounding soft tissues ) causing pain. Wisdom tooth which is usually considered as an extra tooth having no role in mastication (i.e chewing of food) On other hand removal of wisdom tooth have much advantages rather than any disadvantage.. Retaining wisdom tooth some times results in food lodgement within and between adjacent tooth ,results in caries ( decay ) of the adjacent tooth. So for improper erupted wisdom tooth, removal is the only and best available option to the date. Which in turn also helps in preserving other tooth structures. Jay Swaminarayan.
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I have a problem of smell from my mouth & my teeth seem to become yellow type. What should I do sir.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I have a problem of smell from my mouth & my teeth seem to become yellow type.
What should I do sir.
Hi U have to get scaling done once and in order to prevent further deposition of tartar in your mouth use @ homeodent toothpaste. brush morning and night. @ gargle with menthol Q
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I am suffering from tooth pain from 6 days and I am not able to chew or eat anything so please suggest the remedies.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am suffering from tooth pain from 6 days and I am not able to chew or eat anything so please suggest the remedies.
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need root canal treatment. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. Scrub gently to clean your tongue with a tongue cleaner. Floss all your teeth inter dentally & brush twice daily, morning & night, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush.
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Hi I feel pain in my teeth when I eat anything. I am using sensodyne but it doesn't help. Please suggest something

B.D.S
Dentist, Jaipur
Get your x-ray done to reveal the cause of pain. It may be due to inflamed pulp. Take treatment and medications advised by dentist thank you. Dr Jagrati
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How Safe Is Tooth Whitening?

MDS, B.D.S
Dentist, Kanpur
How Safe Is Tooth Whitening?

Nobody is happy with their teeth and everybody wants whiter, brighter teeth. In the last few decades, tooth whitening is one of the most commonly done cosmetic dental procedures. Majority of these people are in the age of 10 to 25, who are very conscious about their looks.

What needs to be understood is that dental whitening is permissible to a certain extent. Not many people realize this and continue to use teeth whiteners even after the desired result is achieved in an effort to get it a couple of more shades lighter. This is something that we need to watch our for. 

Safety of tooth whitening: Some of the supposedly unsafe aspects of tooth whitening are most products used currently are tested both on patients and in laboratory and are proven to be completely safe. However, overuse or misuse of these products can lead to issues. The active chemical ingredient in most of these products is hydrogen peroxide. Most of the products contain about 10% carbamide peroxide, which breaks into hydrogen peroxide and urea. There are claims that this is carcinogenic. However, this is not the case and there is no strong correlation. Also, if the application is done correctly, there is very minimal exposure to hydrogen peroxide directly.

The second issue that most people associate with tooth whitening is  tooth sensitivity and gum irritation. Both these symptoms are directly related to the percentage of carbamide peroxide. It is shown that products with more than 10% produce more teeth sensitivity and gum irritation than those that contain less than 10%. Improper tray selection can lead to gum irritation. Also, patients who are overzealous and go about whitening their teeth further can end up with severe sensitivity. The explanation in these cases is the enamel is worn off by the chemical leading to exposed dentinal tubules which, even when exposed due to caries, can cause sensitivity.

Listed below are some ways to avoid or reduce sensitivity: 

  1. When using the bleaching tray applicator, use it only for the recommended period of time. Do not keep it longer to make the teeth whiter.
  2. Use a paste that is meant for sensitive teeth. The potassium nitrate in these will help relieve sensitivity.
  3. Use a product with fluoride so that the teeth can remineralize. This can be used before and after tooth whitening for up to 4 minutes.

It is advisable to avoid tooth whitening in some cases like the following

  1. Pregnancy
  2. Breast feeding
  3. Ceramic crowns or bridges in the front teeth - these cannot be bleached
  4. Gingival disease with gum recession and exposed root - the sensitivity is sure to quite high

To avail the best results, always use clinically proven products under the supervision of a dentist.

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From the last 4-5 years I am suffering from bad breath due to sinusitis. To cure this what should I do? pls help me.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
From the last 4-5 years I am suffering from bad breath due to sinusitis. To cure this what should I do? pls help me.
For sinusitis you need to consult a ent surgeon for advise and for bad smell, essential precaution required to be taken is to maintain oral hygiene. Kindly ensure that you rinse after having meals. Brush twice a day, once in morning and after dinner and use listerine mouthwash twice a day morning and before going to bed. Visit your dentist once in six month for checkup and cleaning of teeth if required.
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Which vitamins/syrup will helpful for gum & teeth; bone teeth ?

BDS
Dentist,
I would prefer the maintenance over the medicine. Your gum should not need any medicine if you keep your oral hygiene up to the mark. Consult a dentist.
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I have pain in my mouth. So what should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray) to decide upon treatment. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. Limit sugary food to avoid tooth decay. Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. Scrub gently to clean your tongue with a tongue cleaner. Floss all your teeth inter dentally & brush twice daily, morning & night, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months.
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BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Gum diseases can be treated and reversed in their initial stages very easily. By getting the accumulated tartar and plaque removed by a dentist, there is a chance that they can get better without much ado. 
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I am suffering with teeth pain for 2 days. On right upside. What can I do? I can't sleep with this. I can't concentrate my work. What is the reason?

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I am suffering with teeth pain for 2 days. On right upside. What can I do? I can't sleep with this. I can't concentra...
Take pain killer tablet for pain relief like Dicloran A. consult a dentist near you for thorough check up and treatment accordingly.
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I am 70 years old and I AM HAVING A PAIN for my jaw for last 2 months my dentist gave clean chit that no problem with teeth, then I CONSULTED ENT Dr. who suspect NEURALGIA and gave me tegrital 100 for 2 weeks but not much relief. What do you suggest? I am not diabetic and only medicine is for cholesterol.

LCPS, BAM&S
General Physician, Pune
I am 70 years old and I AM HAVING A PAIN for my jaw for last 2 months my dentist gave clean chit that no problem with...
Get your heart checked up for coronary ischemia, by angiography. Very early angina pain gets projected there. If it is normal, then treatment of neuralgia is justifiable.
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Sir/Mam, how can we remove strains from our teeth? And how can we make our teeth white.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Sir/Mam, how can we remove strains from our teeth? And how can we make our teeth white.
Homoeopathic medicine HEKLA LAVA TOOTH POWDER ( WHEEZAL) Scrub teeth daily night RINSEOUT ( SBL) Gargles 20 drops in 20 ml luke warm water.Gargles 3 times daily while holding water for 20 seconds in mouth esp.after meals.
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