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Dr. Sumedha

BDS, MDS

Dentist, Delhi

9 Years Experience
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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....more
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Dr. Sumedha is a renowned Dentist in Uttam Nagar, Delhi. Doctor has over 9 years of experience as a Dentist. Doctor has completed BDS, MDS . Doctor is currently practising at Kukreja Dental Clinic in Uttam Nagar, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Sumedha on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Maaruti College of Dental Sciences Research Centre, - 2009
MDS - I.T.S Dental College, Murad Nagar, - 2014
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English
Hindi
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Indian Dental Association

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T-100, Shukar Bazar Road, Uttam Nagar. Landmark: Near Gandhi Cloth House, DelhiDelhi Get Directions
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I am 18 years old boy. My one tooth is half broken and got black. What should I do.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 18 years old boy. My one tooth is half broken and got black. What should I do.
If the tooth breaks, have the tooth contoured. Fill the crack in. Place a crown on your tooth. If the tooth has been badly damaged and the nerve or pulp is exposed, the dentist may have to perform a root canal to save the tooth. If the tooth has been severely damaged, it may have to be extracted.
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Why Oral Health in Older Adults Is Important

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Mohali
Why Oral Health in Older Adults Is Important

It is said that oral health is the best indicator of a person's health. A bad oral hygiene translates down to the rest of the organs, reflecting poor health. And, like all other organs of the body, the oral cavity also is aging and therefore, requires extra attention to maintain good health and requires longer time to heal and get back to its original state. So, as the old adage goes, prevention is better than cure.

The following are some reasons why oral health in older patients is very important:

  1. Food and nutrition: Be it a regular decay or rare cases of oral cancer, poor oral health means reduced food intake. In the elderly, the tissues supporting the teeth (periodontium) deteriorates, leading to loosening of teeth and inability to eat and chew food. This gets into a vicious cycle, and for the elderly, good healthy nutrition is very important for overall health. If decayed teeth and weak teeth are not allowing them to eat well, the overall health takes a toll too.
  2. Overall health: Poor oral health is associated with higher incidence of diabetes and heart disease. Also, in diabetics especially, the periodontal tissue is easily affected and prone to infection. This leads to not just tooth mobility, but also root caries. The incidence of abscess and cyst associated with root caries is much
  3. higher than decay in the crown portion of the tooth. The simple logic is that there is more tooth structure covering the crown than the root, and therefore, the decay reaches the pulp a lot more quickly.
  4. Medications and side effects: Dental pain, those who have experienced will swear to be one of the worst pains to go through. And in old age, it is something that is best avoided. So, better oral care and hygiene measures become all the more important. Once pain sets in, the antibiotics and painkillers become necessary, bringing with them a host of side effects.

Simple Management tips:

  1. Brush twice a day using fluoridated toothpaste
  2. Rinse with each meal with a mouthwash is possible, else with plain water
  3. Floss regularly to prevent interdental caries 
  4. Routine bi-annual visits to the dentist, especially if you are prone for decay or have dry mouth. Whether it is a small decay or a lesion, the dentist will be able to detect it early and arrest and/or treat it
  5. Don't ignore lumps or sore throat that is persistent 
  6. Quit smoking, use of tobacco (if applicable) 
  7. Healthy diet that is rich in fiber 

To avoid the vicious cycle of dental symptoms and complications and their effect on general health, it is advisable to do some basic hygiene measures.

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BDS
Dentist, Nizamabad
Having a stuffy nose or common cold can also be a big contributing factor for bad breath:)

Kip your throat clear.

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Thane
Taking a good meal before the rtc is advised as the process can take as long as three hours in some cases.

I'm 25 yrs male, facing problem of having bad breath. I do brush twice a day and I use listherine when it starts, how can I get rid of this permanently?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Get cleaning and scaling done for plaque removal. Rinse your mouth with alcohol free mouthwash. Brush regularly two times daily with soft bristle toothbrush.
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I have problem in my teeth as tha muscles are getting weaker and swell after brushing every time in morning what should I do?

Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
I have problem in my teeth as tha muscles are getting weaker and swell after brushing every time in morning what shou...
Hi lybrate-user. Bleeding and swollen gums is definitely a major problem. You need to go a scaling procedure to clean your teeth and gums followed by gums treatment done by the dentist. This will gradually heal your gums and prevent swelling and bleeding. Every 3 months review of your gums from dentist is required for you. With this, proper hygiene need to be maintained of your mouth. Thank you.
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My tooth are very sensitive and I am facing so much problem due to this sensitivity. What can I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My tooth are very sensitive and I am facing so much problem due to this sensitivity. What can I do?
A major cause of tooth sensitivity is root exposure. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning along with desensitizing procedures and / or artificial enamel filling and / or root canal treatment. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person. Until then apply a desensitizing paste (Sensodyne Tooth paste) on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min until you brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight will be better.
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I have been smoking hookah from 2month. Now I'm getting bad taste on tongue and getting yellow whitish coating on it. How do I remove the yellow whitish coated from my tongue.

BDS
Dentist, Jaunpur
Get rid of ur habit , its self healing stage no need to worry as soon as u withdraw habit ,you will find everything back on track
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My problem is teeth blood bleeding it is 1 year problem to me. Why it happens? What is the reason? How to control it?

BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
My problem is teeth blood bleeding it is 1 year problem to me.
Why it happens?
What is the reason?
How to control it?
Thanks for your question. 1) bleeding gums for a prolonged time may be due to gum inflammation mainly gingivitis.(depending upon its grade and severity it may be of several types). 2) all we know that if our oral hygiene is poor it may cause infection in our gum and surrounding teeth. Bleeding gum is a infection of gingiva caused by various bacterial species depending upon its severity. 3) oral hygiene maintenance is the 1st line treatment followed by oral prophylaxis (scaling) and regular tooth brushing particularly at night. Use 0.12% chlorhexidine m/w regularly twice a day initially.
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