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Dr. Kavitha

BDS, MDS - Pediatric Dentistry

Dentist, Ernakulam

10 Years Experience
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Dr. Kavitha BDS, MDS - Pediatric Dentistry Dentist, Ernakulam
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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. Kavitha is an experienced Dentist in Perumbavoor, Ernakulam. She has been a practicing Dentist for 10 years. She studied and completed BDS, MDS - Pediatric Dentistry . You can consult Dr. Kavitha at Facets-Face & Smile Aesthetics in Perumbavoor, Ernakulam. Book an appointment online with Dr. Kavitha and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Bombay University - 2007
MDS - Pediatric Dentistry - Kerala University - 2011
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English

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Oral Cancer

BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Oral Cancer

Oral cancer is mostly caused due to consumption of tobacco. Slight changes in oral tissue are highly suspicious of oral cancer.

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Scaling/oral prophylaxis does not make your tooth weak

BDS
Dentist, Jaunpur
Scaling/oral prophylaxis does not make your tooth weak
Scaling/oral prophylaxis does not make your tooth weak.
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Sir have gum problem in teeth and doctor say that the pyria help me the solution.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Sir have gum problem in teeth and doctor say that the pyria help me the solution.
Good dental hygiene with proper brushing and flossing every day. Avoid sugar and refined carbohydrates. The diet recommended in grow youthful is perfect for dental health and the promotion of good bacteria in your mouth. Professional dental cleaning using special instruments to remove plaque/calculus/tartar below the gum line. It usually takes about three to four months for microbial plaque to grow back to pre-cleaning levels, but good dental hygiene and diet can markedly slow or prevent the recurrence of these bacteria and plaque. After the initial cleaning a second appointment two months later will show if improved dental hygiene and diet are effective. If there are any gum pockets with a depth greater than 5 mm which persist, these may need more specialised cleaning or even surgery, or they will likely lead to further bone loss over time. Mouthwash (sodium bicarbonate, hydrogen peroxide). I do not recommend commercial mouthwashes because they contain synthetic chemicals that are absorbed through your mouth and are probably toxic, and may prevent the formation of a healthy bacterial biome in your mouth.
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Sir is it true that junk food really causes ulcers iam really annoyed of these recurring ulcers. They really take my life from me. I can't eat anything without causing pain to myself. Is there any home made treatment I can indulge into.

MDS
Dentist, Sangli
Yes, junk food can reduce nutrition in diet and also affects digestion which may lead to oral ulcers. Add vitamin c and b complex to your diet. Drink plenty of water. Reduce stress, improve digestion and increase sleep.
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There is a small flesh has occurred within my mouth. Its not curing after since 2weeks. I want to know what is it? Is it harmful?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
There is a small flesh has occurred within my mouth. Its not curing after since 2weeks. I want to know what is it? Is...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
5 Questions about Baby Teeth

Are Baby Teeth important?

Baby teeth may not last forever, but that doesn?t mean they aren?t extremely important. In fact, they are just as important to babies and kids as your adult teeth are to you! Here are five things every parent definitely needs to know about baby teeth.

My toddler is having speech issues could this be related to their teeth?
- Losing certain teeth too early can make it difficult to correctly say some words and might cause long term problems down the road.

Does it really matter if you get a cavity in a baby tooth?
- Baby teeth are different from adult teeth in that the outer layer of the teeth (the enamel) is much thinner, and the layer just under that (dentin) is much softer. Because of this, cavities can eat through baby teeth surprisingly quickly. With regular dental checkups, little cavities can get filled before they grow into a gaping hole.

Do cavities in baby teeth hurt as bad as adult cavities?
- Cavities hurt at any age! For children with untreated cavities, there is a good chance their little mouths are in pain. This can make it hard to focus in school and may lead to them feeling upset or grumpy much of the time. Living with the nagging pain of a toothache is no fun at all, so get those tiny teeth looked at asap!

When should my baby see the dentist? -As soon as the first tooth comes in!

Healthy baby teeth lead to healthy adult teeth, but they also do so much more. You can do your part by making sure your children brush after meals, floss daily, and see the dentist twice a year. And if you spot a cavity, get to the dentist right away! Every kid deserves to have a healthy, happy smile.
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Why my mouth smells bad when I used to brush twice a day. I use mouth wash also. Please suggest me something best to get rid of it.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Why my mouth smells bad when I used to brush twice a day. I use mouth wash also. Please suggest me something best to ...
Get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night massage gums use betadine mouth wash drink plenty of water.
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While putting on braces my dentist had removed 4 of my tooth due to non availability of space to move the teeth backward. I doubt that after moving my teeth backward There will remain some space left. What they will do. Whether new tooth will be put ah or No chance of remaining spaces after treatment of traditional braces. Please advise me.

MDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
While putting on braces my dentist had removed 4 of my tooth due to non availability of space to move the teeth backw...
Depending on the space requirement orthodontist (clip specialist) will decide to remove d number of teeth. Most of the times extraction space will be closed totally. Very rarely little space remains which can b closed by other means.
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I have problem of foul Smell. My dental care is good. Foul Smell is there even just after brushing. I have consulted dentist, Gastrologist, Physician but no resolution. I have also gone for KFT, stomach ultrasound with no anomaly. I am not able to understand the reason. This problem is there every time and is very frustrating for me. It has reduced my ability to speak and discuss.

PERIODONTIST, B.D.S.
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
I have problem of foul Smell. My dental care is good. Foul Smell is there even just after brushing. I have consulted ...
Hello lybrate-user, yes it can be due to dryness of mouth. First do not take too much of stress because due to stress also your mouth will get dry. To solve this problem- drink lots of water you can use chewing gum also.
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Hi doctor,, i just want to ask about my 11 year old son, about his teeth, his teeth is not like all, if he chew means front teeth will together, not like as front & back, but he can eat normal every thing. But in future he will get any problem for this i want to know.

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Dentist, Chandigarh
I would suggest u to get your son duly checked by a dentist as early, since the condition if left untreated may lead to a problem in the near future. Warm regards. Dr.Sahil Malhotra
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I am suffering since very long from ulcer in my mouth and do not why but when every I came home it gone be happen every time it daily appear around my toung so what should I do.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I am suffering since very long from ulcer in my mouth and do not why but when every I came home it gone be happen eve...
Mouth ulcer is most commonly caused by poor diet, nutritional deficiency, constipation or excessive stress. You need to start taking multi vitamins. Avoid junk food avoid excessive stress. Avoid too hot and spicy food.
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What should be the minimum cost for root canal, and also for tooth filling, for two molars.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
What should be the minimum cost for root canal, and also for tooth filling, for two molars.
Root canal treatment ranges from 3 to 5 k and crown from 4k to 15k depending on material and clinic. Filling from 500 to 1500.
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I have mouth ulcer. It comes in smaller size then it goes to big after that it gone. If I use medicines it take more than two week to cure it. How can I cure it in the beginning stage?

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Homeopath, Faridabad
I have mouth ulcer. It comes in smaller size then it goes to big after that it gone. If I use medicines it take more ...
Hello, take merc sol 200 ch, 5 drops, single dose. Acid nit. 30 ch, 3 drops, once daily from the next day. Revert me after 7 days.
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Sir, I have been suffering from tooth pain at last two teethsat downward side of left side, consecutively I am also feeling pain in my left ear, plzz help me.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Sir, I have been suffering from tooth pain at last two teethsat downward side of left side, consecutively I am also f...
It could b third molar erupting consult a maxillofacial surgeon if not in correct direction it may have to be removed
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Are Your Teeth Bleeding? Take It Seriously!

BDS
Dentist, Pune
Are Your Teeth Bleeding? Take It Seriously!

When you think you see your teeth bleeding, your gums are the actual source of the problem. Several causes can contribute to your gums bleeding, including a sudden impact when you fall down or your tooth or gums are impacted by an injury. But if your gums bleed when you have not bumped them, there may be cause for concern. When gums are bleeding, it can be a sign of something as simple as a new dental care routine or a sign that you need to consult your dentist for extra care. Read on to learn about causes of gums bleeding, ways to gently relieve the discomfort & methods to stop the bleeding.

Fast Relief

When you first notice your gums bleeding, grab a washcloth or gauze square & soak it in cool water; if your teeth are sensitive to cold, use warm water instead. Wring out the excess water & gently put the cloth or gauze square against the bleeding area on your gums. Although the application of direct pressure can stop bleeding, do not press too hard on your teeth.If you are experiencing pain along with the bleeding, you may be able to get instant relief by spreading a couple of drops of numbing oral gel along the gumline. Avoid pain relievers such as aspirin because they can thin the blood & cause your gum bleeding to worsen.

Changes in Your Dental Care Routine

If you have not flossed regularly in the past, your gums might start to bleed between your teeth when you first begin to floss. Also, your gums might bleed if you floss too vigorously. A new toothbrush can cause minor irritation & bleeding, too,especially if you opt for a toothbrush with firm bristles.

If you floss or brush too vigorously, do not just give up the practice — both flossing & brushing are absolutely vital to good dental care. Instead, switch to a soft-bristled toothbrush, & simply use a gentler touch while your gums heal. The bleeding should stop within a few days.

Gum diseases, such as gingivitis & periodontitis, can cause bleeding along the gumline around your teeth. Both gingivitis & periodontitis are caused by plaque buildup on & between the teeth. While a dental exam is the safest way to identify these problems, you can look on your own for redness or swelling around the gumline as indicators of a condition.

Careful brushing & flossing will help you to avoid these problems, but if you are already having trouble with sensitive & bleeding gums (not teeth bleeding), you should make an appointment with your Dentist as soon as possible to get a professional opinion.

The key thing to remember is to not wait a single minute! When you realize you have a BLEEDING TEETH, call your dentist immediately and ask them to squeeze you into their schedule. This is, by far, the best solution to any tooth, gum or mouth pain.

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Hi, I had the second tooth from the back lower right removed 3 days ago. My gums and front teeth are now itching and on edge. And the gums directly above the extraction feel a bit sore. Is this normal following and extraction? The area where the tooth has been removed is fine and appears to be.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi, I had the second tooth from the back lower right removed 3 days ago. My gums and front teeth are now itching and ...
Drink lots of fluid and eat nutritious soft food on the day of the extraction. You can eat normally as soon as you are comfortable. Eat soft foods, such as soup, pudding, yogurt, or applesauce the day after the extraction. You will be fine in few days.
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Hello doctor, I am 18 years old and I have dislocation of teeth like one of my teeth is looks is very bad while smiling I would like to show the pic of teeth.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Hello doctor, I am 18 years old and I have dislocation of teeth like one of my teeth is looks is very bad while smili...
You can go for blraching of that terth. Or scaling if doctor suggests. If the stain is intrinsic then you can opt for crown or veneering or artificial enamel filling.
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Sir I have problem with facial upper and lower joints. Joints have became full tight I can not open my mouth easily. Recently I have removed one wisdom teeth. Due to non availability of space please help me. I get headache also.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Sir I have problem with facial upper and lower joints. Joints have became full tight I can not open my mouth easily. ...
Wait for 29-15 days. After healing you can get relief. But if symptoms persist longer then contact the dentist who did extraction. Do warm saline gargle. Rinse your mouth with antiseptic mouth wash.
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Oral Health!

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
Oral Health!

 Use a soft tooth brush and change it atleast every three months for good oral hygiene.

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Tongue Cleaning

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Tongue Cleaning

Tongue Cleaning

If you have a complaint of bad breath even after brushing and regular clean up, then remember to clean your tongue well as it could also be the reason for bad breath.

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