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Dr. George P John

BDS

Dentist, Ernakulam

22 Years Experience
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
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Dr. George P John is an experienced Dentist in Perumbavoor, Ernakulam. He has been a successful Dentist for the last 22 years. He has completed BDS . You can meet Dr. George P John personally at Dr.Rajkrishnan's Dental Clinic in Perumbavoor, Ernakulam. Book an appointment online with Dr. George P John and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Kerala Dental College - 1996
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English

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1st floor, North Fort Gate, Tripunithura. Landmark: Opposite Hotel Prashanth, Near Verma Medical ClinicErnakulam Get Directions
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MY QUESTION SUBJECTED TO DENTIST. I WANT TO POLISH AND LEVELING MY TWO TEETH.AND I HAVE A TWO TEETH ITS VERY SHARP.WHICH KIND OF TREATMENT IS REQUIRED FOR THIS TWO TEETH.

Hi for your sharp tooth, we can do grinding to an extent by checking the amount of enamel present. Also we need to know the cause of the sharpness. Might be acidity is one. For leveling of the teeth we need to check the condition of the tooth, if you can send us a picture it will be clearer. [Automatically added by Lybrate] Click "Consult Dr. Surabhi Mahajan Malhotra" below to consult privately with the doctor.
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Oral Cancer - 11 Warning Signs You Must Never Ignore!

MCh - Surgical Oncology, MS - General Surgery, MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
Oncologist, Bangalore
Oral Cancer - 11 Warning Signs You Must Never Ignore!

Oral cancer is the name given to cancer that develops in the tissues of the mouth or oral cavity. If you interact with a specialist, you will know that oral cancers belong to a larger group of cancers called head and neck cancers. And more importantly, oral cancers are one of the most preventable cancers. You may already be aware that cancers develop when cells begin to divide indiscriminately forming malignant tumors. In oral cancers, the dividing cells are the ‘squamous’ cells found in the lining of your mouth, tongue, and lips.

An implausible fact about oral cancers is that these are most often discovered after they have spread to the lymph nodes of the neck- which means at the stages III and IV. All cancers including oral cancers become more difficult to cure at these later stages. This is why early detection is key to surviving oral cancer.

Types of oral cancers

  1. Oral cancers, to be precise, including cancers of the:
  2. Lips
  3. Tongue
  4. Gums
  5. Cheek
  6. Floor of the mouth
  7. Roof of the mouth, including hard and soft palate

Usually, it’s your dentist who is the first to notice the first signs of oral cancer.

Risk factors
Tobacco use is the biggest risk factor for oral cancer. Tobacco includes smoking cigarettes, cigars, hookahs, and pipes, as well as chewing tobacco. Alcohol is another big risk factor. So, if you are one of those heavy drinkers, be aware of the scourge of oral cancer and get yourself tested periodically to rule out this killer. The risk for oral cancer also increases exponentially when both alcohol and tobacco are used together.

Other important risk factors are:

  1. HPV infection i.e. human papillomavirus is a sexually transmitted virus that spreads through unprotected vaginal as well oral sex
  2. Chronic sun exposure on the face, especially the lips
  3. Family history of oral or other types of cancer
  4. Men are more susceptible to oral cancers
  5. Being older than 45
  6. Radiation exposure
  7. Having any other form of head and neck cancer

Symptoms of oral cancer

  1. Sore lip or mouth that is not healing
  2. Any growth inside your mouth
  3. Bleeding from the mouth, including jaws
  4. Loose teeth
  5. Difficulty or pain while swallowing
  6. Major trouble wearing dentures
  7. A lump in neck or cheek
  8. Chronic earache
  9. Serious weight loss
  10. Numbness in lower lip, face, neck, or chin
  11. Any colored patch in the mouth or lips

Diagnosis of oral cancer

  1. Diagnosis starts with a physical exam of your mouth. The physician will examine the roof and floor of your mouth, the back of your throat, tongue, and cheeks, and the lymph nodes in your neck.
  2. If your doctor finds any tumor, growth, or suspicious lesions in your mouth, she/he will perform a biopsy to collect cells from a tumor. This tissue is then examined for cancerous cells.
  3. Other tests include X-rays to see if cancer cells have spread to your jaw, chest, or lungs; a CT scan to check for and reveal any tumors in your mouth; PET scan to see whether the cancer has traveled to the lymph nodes or other organs like the lungs.

Prevention

  1. An excess of sun exposure on your face and lips increases the risk of oral cancer so you can start reducing the danger of getting this cancer by using a lip balm or cream with SPF regularly.
  2. Another way to reduce risk is alcohol and tobacco cessation.
  3. Eating a balanced diet containing fruits and vegetables
  4. Removing your dentures at night and using them the next day only after cleaning them
  5. Visiting your dentist on a regular basis so that she/he can warn you about any alarming change in your mouth.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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My upper teeth are paining from last 3 days. I brush my teeth 3 times a day. I never eat Pan Supari and all such stuffs. But than also I am facing such problem.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
My upper teeth are paining from last 3 days. I brush my teeth 3 times a day. I never eat Pan Supari and all such stuf...
Not necassary it is that inspite of all these u should not face any dental problem, there r many hidden regions in mouth where food gets accumulated and decay occur and many more such reasons like wrong brushing technic etc so if u see dentist u will come to know the problem and get treatment done
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I am very painfully teeth in last month. And I tried all type checked but not get any result please sir, help me give such suggestion.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am very painfully teeth in last month. And I tried all type checked but not get any result please sir, help me give...
Hi Kkumar . Toothache is due to cavities or swollen gums. Only a dentist can check and tell you what your problem is. Once the problem is known the solution is just a couple of sittings away
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Sir I am having sum thing on my tongue its called chala in hindi sir wat can I do plss rply me.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
it is ulcer on your tongue. . Usually ulcer heals by itself only within 1 week. You can take 'Becosule capsule' once in a day for 1 week for faster recovery. Temporarily you can apply mucopain gel over ulcer for relief..
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Hello doctor I am 30 yrs old girl and I have suffering cavity problem so what should I do.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Get the cavity filled immediately otherwise you can suffer from more pain and discomfort because of pulp infection. Brush regularly two times daily. Rinse your mouth after each meal.
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I have pain in my upper teeth teeth? sir suggest me what to do to overcome this problem?

BDS
Dentist, Thane
I have pain in my upper teeth teeth? sir suggest me what to do to overcome this problem?
Hello, you can take a pain killer tablet like brufen 400 / combiflam / diclogem for a temporary relief and consult a dentist for proper treatment of the tooth to avoid same problem in future. (note: pain killer tablets are also not solution because they only treat the symptom and not the cause of tooth pain. Also harmful for the body if taken for longer periods without proper supervision.) pain can be due to various factors so visit your dentist and get a proper examination done which may include x-rays if necessary, to get a precise diagnosis, after which dentist can give you exact alternatives of treatment options and then you can make decision as to get which appropriate treatment suitable to your problem and needs.
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Sir I Am having gum bleeding from many days and gums are also swelling and now am also having bad breath. So how to stop these thing.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir I Am having gum bleeding from many days and gums are also swelling and now am also having bad breath. So how to s...
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 or hydrogen peroxide 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. - Eat a balanced diet and limit snacking between meals. Carbohydrates and sugars feed dental plaque. - Try an oral irrigation device, commonly known as a "water pick, to clear debris from around the gum line. - You may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person.
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Few day's to I have problem with my teeth. A wisdom tooth grows up. So what can I do? And pain is day by day increases. So please give me solution.

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Kolkata
Few day's to I have problem with my teeth. A wisdom tooth grows up. So what can I do? And pain is day by day increase...
Lybrate-user I generally recommend the removal of wisdom tooth if it's troubling u. Some might suggest you to take medicine for the time being and observe.
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Hi, am 29 years old, I have yellowish teeth after doing brush twice a day. Could you please suggest something to make them white ?

MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Panchkula
Hi ,thanks for the query tooth colour ranges from yellowish white to grayish white naturally yes we can make them white with the help of bleaching(chemical teeth whitening) it will lighter the shade of your teeth by three times. Thank you
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