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Dr. Basil Joy

BDS

Dentist, Ernakulam

6 Years Experience
Dr. Basil Joy BDS Dentist, Ernakulam
6 Years Experience
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Basil Joy is a renowned Dentist in Perumbavoor, Ernakulam. He has been a successful Dentist for the last 6 years. He has completed BDS . You can consult Dr. Basil Joy at Dr. Loji's Chakkalakkal Dental Clinic in Perumbavoor, Ernakulam. Book an appointment online with Dr. Basil Joy and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Mahatma Gandhi University Kerala - 2011
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Because of using tobacco and bittlenuts since 3 months I have some unwanted scales behind my teeth I quited this habit of taking tobacco but what should I do to remove those scales? Please help.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Because of using tobacco and bittlenuts since 3 months I have some unwanted scales behind my teeth I quited this habi...
Chetan tare you are having habit of tobacco chewing with betel nuts. stop tobacco and nuts and see dental surgeon for scaling and polishing of teeth and maintain oral hygiene .
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I have some problem in my teeth, that is white patches are present in my teeth 0, what is the solution for that?

B.D.S
Dentist, Jaipur
I have some problem in my teeth, that is white patches are present in my teeth 0, what is the solution for that?
hello.. you can go for crown veneers in which a layer of tooth coloured material is used to cover the facial surface of teeth. Thank You DrJagrati
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Who do reduce yellow scars/marks on teeth. I would like to knw is der is any home remedy's or I should take any treatment.

BDS
Dentist, Ludhiana
Who do reduce yellow scars/marks on teeth.
I would like to knw is der is any home remedy's or I should take any treat...
Yellow scars recently gained, most likely bcos of improper brushing, excessive intake of tea or tooth coloring materials or foods. So, lessen them if so. Tooth cleaning is the one you can even go in for bleaching of tooth. At home you can even try tooth whitening gels as per instructions.
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I find mouth is dried during night hrs.(01.00 to 06.00 hrs.) Can you advice me to over come this problem ?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Are you taking any medication sir? For hypertension or otherwise? If so these medications could cause dryness of mouth.Consult your physician for an alternate medicine.Sip lot of water in the night time between 1-6 hrs .Brush with a fluoride tooth paste, avoid tobacco of any form.You can use mouthwashes before you sleep in the night.Rexidin mouthwash .
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My teeth shows yellow pls tell us some treatments.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
My teeth shows yellow pls tell us some treatments.
Cause of discoloration ? Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with whitening (bleaching) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling and / or capping. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use Snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply SNOWDENT paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min .Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results. 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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My teeth are becoming yellow these days. Severely. So how come I can solve the problem. Which paste I have to prescribe.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth are becoming yellow these days. Severely. So how come I can solve the problem. Which paste I have to prescribe.
Cause of discoloration ? Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with whitening (bleaching) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling and / or capping. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use Snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply SNOWDENT paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min .Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results. 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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My lip corner side tooth is mostly outline. Is it possible to braces only 1 tooth.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
My lip corner side tooth is mostly outline. Is it possible to braces only 1 tooth.
No, actually to align a single tooth we have to put braces on all your teeth. The treatment can be carried on if the problem is in single jaw. If you don't want braces for single tooth, you can go for cosmetic correction. Options are crowns, laminates vineers.
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I am surfing from bad breath what can I do for it. because I'm feeling shy when I took in front of them I never go close with any 1 because mouth stick very badly.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am surfing from bad breath what can I do for it. because I'm feeling shy when I took in front of them I never go cl...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Advance procedures can be done with laser. 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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I use to consume pan masala from so long and now my jaw teeths are all red and yellow. I want to get rid of them please suggest.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
Please get scaling and polishing done. All d stains may not be removed as some of them penetrates the tooth because of pan masala from a long time . So if needed you can get bleaching done. Then you can maintain ur oral hygiene by brushing twice daily following a proper brushing technique.
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How to clean the teeth?

BDS
Dentist,
How to  clean the teeth?
Gently brush the outside, inside and chewing surface of each tooth using short back-and-forth strokes. Gently brush your tongue to remove bacteria and freshen breath. Most dental professionals agree that a soft-bristled brush is best for removing plaque and debris from your teeth.
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I have problem of bleeding in my teeth I consulted a doctor he said do scaling but after scaling, i am facing same problem please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Pune
You are suffering from gingivitis that is inflammation of gums due to food lodgement between teeth. Please get your teeth cleaned at any dental clinic & thereafter maintain well by brushing twice daily & rinsing after every meal.
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I have bad breath from long time and my neck skin getting black and suffering with hair fall. I met ENT doctor, had medicine but no use. This symptoms belongs to which disease? Please tell me.

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Bad breath can results due to havits like smoking , tobaco chewing as well as due to poor oral hygine. We can improve it with scaling ( cleaning of teeth every 6 months ) as well as by maintaining a good oral hygine. Do forceful gargles everytime you take foid as well as brush twice a day which is most important thing
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I am having pain in my jaw at times. The pain is when opening the mouth and move the jaw upward and downward. There will be pain in the left ear at times. If necessary shall I have to consult and ent surgeon or dental surgeon.

PG Fellowship In Microdentistry, BDS
Dentist, Thane
You would require a check up with both. Pain could be because of some problem with the tmj joint, which is radiating to your left ear and vice versa. Or it could be because of the wisdom teeth in that side. Get a consultation done with an ent surgeon and an oral and maxillofacial surgeon.
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EI am 26 years old male. My question is how long after a tooth extraction before eating and drinking?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
EI am 26 years old male. My question is how long after a tooth extraction before eating and drinking?
Hi lybrate-user, you need to be on soft, cold n bland diet for 24 hours atleast, avoid smoking, eat curd rice sort of foods and for rest ask your dentist who extracted your tooth as he would know the extent of precautions you need to take.
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Follow this tip for oral health

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Follow this tip for oral health
Replace your old tooth brush with a new one after every three to four months.
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If hot or cold foods make you wince, you may have a common dental problem—sensitive teeth. Sensitivity in your teeth can happen for several reasons, including:

BDS
Dentist, Thane
If hot or cold foods make you wince, you may have a common dental problem—sensitive teeth. Sensitivity in your teeth ...
Hello lybrate-user, sensitivity is sharp, shooting type of sensation in teeth on contact of extremely cold or hot food which usually lasts for a few seconds and disappears completely after that and re-occurs again on such stimulus. Treatment plan for sensitive teeth goes as follows: 1. You can use any commercially available desensitizing toothpastes such as colgate sensitive or sensodyne as first line of treatment. If it reduces your sensitivity substantially you can continue brushing with toothpaste in long run to avoid further sensitivity. 2. If you don't get any relief from desensitizing toothpastes it indicates a more severe problem which will need further treatment like layering/coating the damaged tooth surface or filling of the tooth if there is big cavity or root canal treatment in extreme cases getting proper treatment leads to permanent relief in sensitivity problem.
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Hello doctor, I have too much smoking stains in my teeth. What should I do.?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist,
Hi you should quit smoking first. As it gives rise to further serious complication like cancer also. For stains go for bleaching and cleaning. Brush regularly two times daily.
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When I brush my teeth, it bleeds and sometime I feel sensitivity in my teeth. How it will be cured?

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
When I brush my teeth, it bleeds and sometime I feel sensitivity in my teeth. How it will be cured?
Mostly it is because of deposits over teeth surface. Get your teeth cleaned professionally by scaling and polishing. Sensitivity will be taken care of by scaling only. Start using a desensitizing mouth wash and toothpaste.
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My son is 16 months old and he is on his teething the molars and having loose motion twice in a day is that normal and he refuses to eat anything what shall I do in this condition?

Post Graduate Cert in Microdentistry, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
My son is 16 months old and he is on his teething the molars and having loose motion twice in a day is that normal an...
The loose motions during teething is primarily due to the habit of the toddlers to put everthing in their mouth and bite on it. The certainity of every thing being clean when they put it in their mouth cannot be judged and this leads to the upset stomach. Buy a good teether to help him chew/gnaw on that and try keeping other things from entering his mouth. This will help.
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I have a severe tooth pain on the tooth that was treated with root canal over 3 ago. I had two doses of Ciproflaxacin Hydrochloride 500 mg tablets twice since last evening along with Ibuprofen, but the pain is still intense. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Visiting ur dentist will definately help u. they will take an xray and diagnose if their is problem with the previous rct and can try to save ur tooth wid re rct.
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