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Dr. Gautham

MDS - Periodontics, BDS

Dentist, Coimbatore

9 Years Experience  ·  300 at clinic
Dr. Gautham MDS - Periodontics, BDS Dentist, Coimbatore
9 Years Experience  ·  300 at clinic
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I want all my patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage. Doctor is an active member of Indian Society of ......more
I want all my patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage. Doctor is an active member of Indian Society of Periodontology, Indian Dental Association
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Dr. Gautham is a renowned Dentist in Sitra, Coimbatore. He has been a practicing Dentist for 9 years. He has completed MDS - Periodontics, BDS . He is currently practising at Intellident in Sitra, Coimbatore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Gautham on Lybrate.com.

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MDS - Periodontics - Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal - 2012
BDS - Ragas Dental College & Hospital - 2008
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English
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Indian Society of Periodontology
Indian Dental Association

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I am 18 years old when i am drinking cold water my teeth are getting little shock. Please help.

Certified Implantologist, MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I am 18 years old when i am drinking cold water my teeth are getting little shock. Please help.
Hi , at your age, cold water sensitivity could be because of cavity formation, please go and meet qualified dentist for cavity filling.
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
Dairy products, soft breads, softer grains, sea food and soft meat, soft cooked vegetables and many more are braces friendly foods i.e. which can be eaten without any difficulty even when one is undertaking the orthodontic treatment.
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Missing Teeth and Problems Associated With It

BDS, Masters in Immediate Loading Implants, Digital Smile Degin , Fellowship in Implantology
Dentist, Gurgaon
Missing Teeth and Problems Associated With It

A loss of tooth or teeth is one of the biggest dental problems that someone can face. The irony is that people consider loss of teeth to be very insignificant. But in reality loss of teeth can lead to not only cosmetic problems, but also functional problems and an unstable chewing mechanism.

Loss of teeth can lead to many problems. Some of them are:

  1. Supra eruption of opposing teeth
  2. Compromised efficiency of chewing
  3. Adjacent teeth might drift into the space created by missing teeth
  4. Food tend to accumulate between teeth, which have moved
  5. Food accumulation also leads to periodontal disease and caries
  6. A lopsided chewing pattern as there is loss of equilibrium in the mechanism of chewing
  7. The extracted area might reveal a loss of bone height
  8. Problems of the temporomandibular joints, like closed bite and TMJ osteoarthritis
  9. The existing functional teeth might lead to problems due to overload
  10. There are increased chances of cheek biting due to collapse of the cheek in the missing space, thus leading to functional and cosmetic problems
  11. The frequency of tongue biting and ulceration might increase in the area of missing teeth or tooth

When missing teeth are replaced, one can easily restore the healthy look of the teeth and also prevent any other dental problems which are due to the missing teeth.

While replacement of the missing teeth it is of utmost importance that the equilibrium is maintained with the distribution of the forces caused by chewing. Care is also taken that the cosmetic outlook is also maintained in the treatment.  

Ideally the teeth when extracted or lost should be immediately replaced. This is because the replacement prevents the bone resorption or bone loss in the area and also retains the good bone. But a drawback is that such an immediate replacement might lead to limitation. Immediate treatment is usually done with the help of implants which easily fit in the sockets created by extraction. But even for this an analysis of the bone and gum health is necessary, thus leading to only a few instances for such replacements. Other alternative is that immediate removable dentures can be prepared and these can be replaced once the gums of the area have healed. The time period for this is usually 3 months. If these need to be fixed permanently then a waiting period of 3 months is mandatory for the settling and healing of the gums and bone of the area.

The 3 basic ways of fixing missing teeth are through implants, fixed bridgework (bridges and crowns) and dentures, which can be removed.

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I am suffering from chronic bad breath. Dentist said no problem in mouth n teeth. What should I do. My situation is helpless. Dentist can not understand my problem.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am suffering from chronic bad breath. Dentist said no problem in mouth n teeth. What should I do. My situation is h...
Hi lybrate-user. Bad breath can be due to many factors 1. Bad oral habits such as any form of tobacco 2. Bad eating habits like high carbohydrates, long. Gaps between meals 3. Also some stomach problems can lead to bad breath. This is apart from dental problems proper oral hygiene which is the first cause of bad breath. In either case medical/ dental attention is needed in either.
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I am consult about my teeth? I have so much pain in my teeth n blooding also? What can I do?

BDS
Dentist,
I am consult about my teeth? I have so much pain in my teeth n blooding also? What can I do?
Tooth pain is due to cavity formation and if the bleeds then may be its pulp is exposed and heavily swollen. But if your gum is bleeding then it is due to gingivitis. Go to your local dentist's office asap.
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When I ate any sweet very bad smell is coming from my mouth. How it can be cured please suggest anything.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
When I ate any sweet very bad smell is coming from my mouth. How it can be cured please suggest anything.
kindly get scaling done and use mouth wash twice daily for 15 days. brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene. also notice that you are not constipated most of the times as this is also one of the reasons for bad breath.
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I am 20 years old and mouth only exhails bad breath. I mean halitosis. How can I get rid from this minor problem which causes the major problem for me. Thank you.

BDS
Dentist, Agra
I am 20 years old and mouth only exhails bad breath. I mean halitosis. How can I get rid from this minor problem whic...
Main cause of halitosis is not maintaining your oral hygiene properly. First, clean your tongue properly. Second, brush twice daily with a fluoridated toothpaste. Third, use mouth wash.
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Normally what is the cost of Implant (to set 6 Teeth in chennai)? What is the life time for the artificial teeth?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chennai
15000 inr (implant and crown) for more info on warranty and costs you can visit our website http://www.Dhanwanthdentalcare.Com/Implants/cost-implants_in_chennai.Html
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Dear sir I am 34 year old man. My weight 62 kg. My tongue always coated. My digestion system is very poor and my bone is very weak too. So please help me. Thanks.

Diploma in Diet and Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Hyderabad
Dear sir I am 34 year old man. My weight 62 kg. My tongue always coated. My digestion system is very poor and my bone...
1. Drink two glasses of warm water on waking up. 2. Have a glass of water every hour throughout the day till 8 pm. 3. Have 3 dry dates and 6 Kishmish daily 4. Eat One banana, one cucumber and one apple per day between meals. 5. Evening have a glass of milk with a spoon of honey. 6. Avoid pickles papad puris parathas pakodas...namkeen ..Samosa..kachodis etc. 7. One glass Nimbupani with breakfast and evening tea. 7. Eat your normal meals slowly and chew properly 8. Follow this for two weeks and your problem will be solved.
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I am suffering dental problem like bleeding from gum and smell of mouth, from last 1years can you suggest how can I treat.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am suffering dental problem like bleeding from gum and smell of mouth, from last 1years can you suggest how can I t...
Homoeopathic medicine------------------ merc sol 30 (dr reckeweg) drink 5 drops today night and forget this medicine-------------- plantago q/hammemelis q (dr reckeweg) mix both these medicines and take 10 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily for 2-3 months------------ hekla lava tooth powder (wheezal) scrub teeth daily night before sleep--------------- note-use brush with soft bristles and use it upside down while brushing teeth.--------------
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I am 25year old and I was suffering from mouth ulcers Frequently and main problem is bad breath give me solution for mouth ulcer and bad smell in mouth.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Homoeopathy has good treatment without causing adverse effects. Take homoeopathic medicine merc sol 30 twice daily in the morning and in the evening and give feedback after 6 days.
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Respected sir my teeth are so painfull from 1 week and also moving, age 50 i have BP,Sugar but they are under control now what i do.

BDS, Basic Life Support (B.L.S)
Dentist, Pune
Sir you may have a gum / periodontal issue. Please visit dentist to get cleaning done and further evaluation
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Reality Check: 98% Adult Indians Need Teeth Scaling. Why?

MDS(Prosthodontist), BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Reality Check: 98% Adult Indians Need Teeth Scaling. Why?
Why most Indian Adults Need Teeth Scaling?

Huge number of Indians tend to ignore or abuse their dental health. Most adults in the country need regular scaling due to their food and lifestyle habits.
Teeth scaling is one of the most common methods used for treating gum disease. This procedure helps remove plaque and tartar (causes of gum tissue inflammation) build-up on your teeth. In a nutshell, it reverses the occurrence of gum disease, while preventing further development of it into a serious condition. A non-surgical procedure, teeth scaling is different from a normal dental cleaning as it involves cleaning the tooth areas that are under the gum line. It removes substances that cannot be removed through brushing.

The importance of scaling

In addition to giving you healthy gums, dental scaling is important for reducing your risk of having a heart disease. If you’re wondering how teeth scaling is connected to your heart, here’s how – several studies show that gum disease can increase your risk of heart disease as the bacteria that build up along the gum line get dislodged, enter your blood and attach themselves to the blood vessels, causing the formation of clots. These clots then cause a drop in your blood flow to the heart, bringing about a rise in your blood pressure, and consequently increasing your risk of a heart attack.

How often it must be done?

To keep your gums and teeth in good condition, it is best to go for teeth scaling every 6 months. This is because as you age your saliva becomes thicker with a decrease in its water content. As a result, your mouth becomes more prone to dryness, thereby allowing the food and bacteria to remain longer in the mouth, causing the formation of plaque. A soft sticky film on the teeth, plaque continues to form in your mouth and begins to mineralize into tartar within 10-14 hours. This makes it all the more necessary to get this job done on a regular basis.


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I am 27 year old. I have teeth problem my teeth is yellow from childhood. Please help me or advice me for how to make clear the teeth from yellow to white. Thanking you.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
I am 27 year old. I have teeth problem my teeth is yellow from childhood. Please help me or advice me for how to make...
Kindly get scaling 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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Why FLOSSING is SO Important?

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Why FLOSSING is SO Important?

Are you of the belief that brushing after all your meals is all that it takes to keep your mouth healthy?

If brushing is all that you are doing, you have to re-think your oral hygiene regime. Apart from brushing your teeth, you have to add flossing to your regime if you want to keep your mouth healthy.

No matter how many toothpastes and toothbrushes promise to reach every corner of your mouth, you have to floss to get the tricky bits out. The paste and the brush manage to get plaque off of a large portion of your mouth. But between the teeth, the accumulation of plaque and food cannot be removed by brushing no matter how thin the bristles are. By flossing you not only get the plaque out of between your teeth, you can target areas, which might have food stuck and get it cleaned.

When you floss you are not only protecting your teeth but are safeguarding your gums as well. The tartar that gets built up, at the gums, can cause infections like Gingivitis. As you floss you scrape the tartar away from the gums keeping them healthy.

If you leave the plaque and decaying food between your teeth you are encouraging decay in your mouth. The decay not only causes permanent damage to your teeth and gums but can cause bad breath as well. If you are suffering from bad breath you might just get the floss out and start flossing regularly. So, flossing can also help reduce your bad breath.

Without flossing your mouth is sure to have tartar accumulation that can cause a number of health problems. Some mouth infections can take a toll on your heart. Your healthy smile can also mean a healthy heart.

Flossing and brushing must go hand in hand for the benefit of your oral hygiene. Both are equally important if you do not wish to have painful teeth and gum infections.

'Consult'.

Related Tip: Is it More Important to Brush Your Teeth in the Night Than in the Morning?

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My tooth is aching since last 4 days. Which medicine would you prefer for the same?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
My tooth is aching since last 4 days. Which medicine would you prefer for the same?
Tooth ache may be due to many reasons, first get the causative factor eradicated by visiting your nearby dentist.
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Doctor I done yesterday cleaning my teeth by dentist. They given prescription Dr. Reddys mouth wash and rexideve gel then also mouth smelling what to do. How we own understand our mouth smelling or not.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Doctor I done yesterday cleaning my teeth by dentist. They given prescription Dr. Reddys mouth wash and rexideve gel ...
You got the initial treatment done, but bad breath or halitosis can be due to many reasons, like, dietary habits, gastritis, gingival pockets or inflammation, upper respiratory tract infections and many more. Kindly visit to remove/treat the cause.
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I am losing my teeth whiteness and I used all type of toothbrush but not results. So give me suggest for making teeth strong and healthfully. I will waiting for your reply. So please help me.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I am losing my teeth whiteness and I used all type of toothbrush but not results. So give me suggest for making teeth...
Get your teeth cleaned professionally by scaling and polishing. If you are not satisfied with the results go for bleaching of teeth. maintain oral hygiene by brushing twice a day and use mouthwash regularly.
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I had nasopharynx carcinoma when I was 16. I am completely recovered now. I am 19 now bt stillmy mouth does not produce saliva as the salivary glands got damaged while radiation on my nect and face. I face a lot of problem. Please suggest me some natural ways to treat it.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I had nasopharynx carcinoma when I was 16. I am completely recovered now. I am 19 now bt stillmy mouth does not produ...
It's very rare at this age did you go radiation, it may recover with time till than drink plenty of water keep lemon drops in mouth.
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Can't open my mouth completely due to wisdom teeth on uper left side. It's painful.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Can't open my mouth completely due to wisdom teeth on uper left side. It's painful.
Advice mouth opening exercises. Need more investigations (Full mouth x-ray) with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. Adv. medication, cleaning, root canal treatment or surgical removal procedures for the gum mucosa above the tooth or the tooth itself. Until then apply clove oil. Rinse frequently with mouth wash.
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