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Dr. Alka Sitram Rajapuri

MDS

Dentist, Hyderabad

14 Years Experience
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Dr. Alka Sitram Rajapuri is a trusted Dentist in Tirumalagiri, Hyderabad. She has been a successful Dentist for the last 14 years. She is a qualified MDS . She is currently practising at Sri Sai Dental Care in Tirumalagiri, Hyderabad. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Alka Sitram Rajapuri on Lybrate.com.

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MDS - Bombay University - 2003
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Dear sir I have pain in my teeth I can't eat hot &cold items continued. please suggest what should I do for fast relief.

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Dear sir I have pain in my teeth I can't eat hot &cold items continued. please suggest what should I do for fast relief.
Cavity has extended to the dental pulp, which is sensitive portion of your teeth. Rct (root canal treatment) may be required.
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The two canine teeth of my son have not grown from their proper slot but have come out rather awkwardly.Kindly advice whether they have yo be taken out of they can be set right in some way.My son is twelve years old.

Oral Implantologist (New York University), Advanced Aesthetic Oral & Dental Surgeon. BDS (India)
Dentist, Mumbai
Wait for a couple of years till all permanent teeth erupt & the jaw bones grow completely. Take a call for ortho treatment that time.
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Healthy Mouth Happy you- Brushing and Flossing the Right Way

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Mumbai
Healthy Mouth Happy you- Brushing and Flossing the Right Way
Right Way to Brush-


Proper brushing takes at least two minutes — that's right, 120 seconds! Most adults do not come close to brushing that long. To get a feel for the time involved, try using a stopwatch. To properly brush your teeth, use short, gentle strokes, paying extra attention to the gumline, hard-to-reach back teeth and areas around fillings, crowns or other restoration. Concentrate on thoroughly cleaning each section as follows:

B1 Tilt the brush at a 45° angle against the gumline and sweep or roll the brush away from the gumline







B2Gently brush the outside, inside and chewing surface of each tooth using short back-and-forth strokes.








B3Gently brush your tongue to remove bacteria and freshen breath.




Clean the outer surfaces of your upper teeth, then your lower teeth
Clean the inner surfaces of your upper teeth, then your lower teeth
Clean the chewing surfaces
For fresher breath, be sure to brush your tongue, too
Frequency of brushing-



Studies have shown that brushing once a day in preschool settings, using a fluoride toothpaste will prevent cavities. Families should be encouraged to brush additional times at


home. Brushing before bedtime is especially important, in order to prevent plaque and food particles remaining in contact with the teeth throughout the night.

Replacing Toothbrush-

You should replace your toothbrush when it begins to show wear, or every three months, whichever comes first. It is also very important to change toothbrushes after you've had a cold, since the bristles can collect germs that can lead to reinfection.

Electric power brush-



PBRAn electric toothbrush is a toothbrush that uses electric power supplied usually by a battery to move the brush head rapidly, either oscillating side to side, or rotation-oscillation (where brush heads rotate in one direction and then the other).

ADVANTAGES OF AN ELECTRIC POWER BRUSH
1.Faster Brushing
2.Easier Brushing
3.Deep Cleaning
4.Painless Cleaning
5.Stain Removal
6.Fresher Breath
7.Proven Long-Term Results




FLOSSING


Flossing in addition to toothbrushing can reduce gingivitis and halitosis compared to toothbrushing alone.


FLOSDental floss is a bundle of thin filaments used to remove food and dental plaque from teeth. The floss is gently inserted between the teeth and scraped along the teeth sides, especially close to the gums or underneath them. Dental floss may be made of either plastic (nylon, PTFE or polyethylene) or silk, and can be flavored or unflavored, and waxed or unwaxed. An alternative tool to achieve the same effect is the interdental brush.

Advantages of flossing
ØProper flossing removes plaque and food particles in places where a toothbrush cannot reach- under the gum-line and between the teeth.
ØDaily flossing is recommended because plaque build-up can lead to tooth decay and gum disease.
ØIt stimulates gums, polishes tooth surfaces, reduces gum bleeding and prevents gum disease.


FLOSSINGFlossing technique
Start with about 18 inches of floss, wind most of the floss around each middle finger, leaving an inch or two of floss to work with.

ØHold the floss tautly between your thumbs and index fingers, slide it gently up-and- down between your teeth.
ØGently curve the floss around the base of each tooth using a seesaw motion, making sure you go beneath the gum-line. Never snap or force the floss, as this may cut or bruise delicate gum tissue.
ØCurve the floss around the side of one tooth, forming a 'C' shape and rub the floss up and down to clean the tooth. Repeat the procedure in the opposite direction i.e. on the adjacent tooth.
ØUse clean sections of floss as you move from tooth to tooth.
ØTo remove the floss, use the same back-and-forth motion to bring the floss up and away from the teeth.
Floss holders are also available and can be used in the difficult to reach areas.


MOUTHWASH

MWMouthwash or mouth rinse is a chemotherapeutic agent used as an effective home care system by the patient to enhance oral hygiene.

A mouthwash is a flavored liquid that people use to rinse out their mouths before or after brushing their teeth. Some individuals may also rinse with mouthwash between brushings, particularly after eating foods that may cause a person to have bad breath. Mouthwash typically emphasize the treatment and prevention of halitosis as one of the many benefits of mouthwash. Mouthwash can be effective at combating bad breath.

ØBacteria in the mouth can also cause foul-smelling breath. Many antiseptic mouthwash products claim to kill the germs that cause bad breath.
ØSome mouthwash products are designed to help heal sores or irritation after oral surgery.


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I wanted to know, how I can protect my teeth. Please suggest some household remedy for me. Also I have cavity and tooth decaying problem. So please help me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I wanted to know, how I can protect my teeth. Please suggest some household remedy for me. Also I have cavity and too...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning and artificial enamel filling or root canal treatment. 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 have recently noticed a swelling under my right jawline, though it's not painful. Please advise as to what this could be.

MFDS RCPS (Glasgow), MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
A swelling in that region could be from a salivary gland, or an enlarged lymph node. It would be better to see an oral surgeon, or a dentist.
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Please let me know the cost for tooth filling with cement colour material and for cleaning.

BDS
Dentist, Pune
Please let me know the cost for tooth filling with cement colour material and for cleaning.
Tooth Filling Costs starts from 400 onward based on material chosen and for Cleaning costs starts from Rs. 500 on wards. For any more query or treatment visit us today.
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I am 21 years old male, wearing braces for almost a year to fix reverse overjet of 1mm (i had my lower 2 bicuspids removed for the same). Recently my dentist applied a lower archwire 0.016" x 0.022" stainless steel. Is rectangular archwire better than the round archwire and how much more time can I expect to continue wearing braces?

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I am 21 years old male, wearing braces for almost a year to fix reverse overjet of 1mm (i had my lower 2 bicuspids re...
During braces treatment you have to go through a sequence of archwire changes of which 0.016 x 0.022 stainless steel archwire is a part. Treatment is usually started with round niti archwires for alignment of your teeth which is followed by rectangular archwires for retraction and torque control. Hence both types of archwires are important. Treatment has to be continued till the primary objective of achieving proper overjet is completed.
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BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Pune
A stitch in time saves 9! A Filling (restoration) in time saves you from Root Canal or Removal of Tooth!

I want ask one more question. One front tooth has changed yellow colour. I'm trying to change that colour by hard brushing. But I couldn't. What should I do?

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I want ask one more question. One front tooth has changed yellow colour. I'm trying to change that colour by hard bru...
The reason for colour change of one tooth could be trauma some time back. you might have got hurt over that tooth and losing vitality could cause this. you need to visit a dentist for thorough check up and further treatment
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BDS
Dentist, Ramanathapuram
The thought of undergoing RCT can cause anxiety and stress. Get a good night sleep before the RCT as it will help to reduce anxiety and will also help in maintaining your overall well being.

B.D.S
Dentist,
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Doctor my date of birth 27/07/1965 I am working in restaurant. While I am sleeping in the night or after having dinner getting to much water in my mouth I am having sufficient food & water at night. What is the reason I am getting to much water in my mouth at night time please suggests me

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Medications could cause excess flow of saliva. It' s possible that medications you're taking could stimulate salivary glands. If this is not too much of a problem, ignore it or else ask your doctor for change of medication.
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I am a 27 yr old man. I have throat pain, dry tongue & marks at mouth soft palate. What should I do?

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
If you think your dry mouth is caused by certain medication you're taking, talk to your doctor. The doctor may adjust the dose you're taking or switch you to a different drug that doesn't cause dry mouth. The doctor may also prescribe an oral rinse to restore mouth moisture. If that doesn't help, he or she may prescribe a medication that boosts saliva production called salagen. You can also try these other steps, which may help improve saliva flow: suck on sugar-free candy or chew sugar-free gum. Drink plenty of water to help keep your mouth moist. Brush with a fluoridetoothpaste, use a fluoride rinse, and visit your dentist regularly. Breathe through your nose, not your mouth, as much as possible. Use a room vaporizer to add moisture to the bedroom air. Use an over-the-counter artificial saliva substitute.
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I have bad breath since long time am using Colgate plax also. But bad breath continues.what is to be done for this?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have bad breath since long time am using Colgate plax also. But bad breath continues.what is to be done for this?
Homoeopathic medicine RINSEOUT ( SBL) Gargles 20 drops in 20 ml luke warm water.Gargles 3 times daily while holding water for 20 seconds in mouth.
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I have teeth problem I am getting so much pain plzzz how to cure it plzz help me Sir.

BHMS, MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Delhi
I have teeth problem I am getting so much pain plzzz how to cure it plzz help me Sir.
Hi, maintain oral hygiene. Brush your teeth twice daily. Rinse your mouth after every meal. Avoid sugary food. Massage gums while brushing your teeth. Take a vitamin c supplement daily. If pain persists, show yourself to a dentist.
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I have pain in my tooth for many days I think its tooth eruption so what should I do for that?

BDS
Dentist, Durgapur
Rx 1 tab phexin 375 (2times a day after meal)*3days 2. Tab calpol t (2times a day after meal)*3days 2 cap pantocid dsr (1cap at morning before breakfast)*3days.
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Chewing sugar-free gum after a meal brushes your teeth

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Chew sugar-free gum after a meal when you can?t brush This action actually helps remove food debris and stimulates saliva flow Replace processed foods with more fruits, nuts and fresh vegetables to reduce the amount of decay-causing, refined sugar in your diet Stop smoking ? it not only causes major diseases but stains teeth, causes bad breath and can lead to gum disease and even oral cancer Sip soda through a straw to help reduce the acid attack on your teeth Change manual toothbrushes every 2-3 months ?when those bristles appear splayed they simply don?t clean as well and can even damage your gums .
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BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Dont ignore night grinding.it eventually damge ur teeth.visit ur dentist for night guards
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