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Dr. Laxmikanth

BDS

Dentist, Hyderabad

12 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
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Dr. Laxmikanth BDS Dentist, Hyderabad
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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. Doctor is an active member of Indian Dental Association
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Dr. Laxmikanth is a renowned Dentist in Kothapet, Hyderabad. He has been a practicing Dentist for 12 years. He is a BDS . You can visit him at 32pearls dental clinic in Kothapet, Hyderabad. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Laxmikanth on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Krishnadevaraya College of Dental Sciences Hospital - 2005
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Am baby is 1 years of v 2month he dose not have teeth at all. when will teeth actually come .

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Am baby is 1 years of v 2month he dose not have  teeth at all. when will  teeth actually come .
Teeth have erupted after six months of birth. These are deciduous teeth (milk teeth) erupt from six months to 20 to 24 months.
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I am suffering from tooth ache what should I have do get get relief from this pain?

BDS
Dentist, Patna
I am suffering from tooth ache what should I have 
do get get relief from this pain?
Please define to what kind of pain is it and when it occurs and there is not medicine which can cure the cavity if it is there you need to visit and only then that can be filled and the problem can be resolved.
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From yesterday onwards. My teeth is plain so much (at right side. At night pain is so increase. So what can I do with my pain. Give me answer for that.

MDS(Prosthodontist), BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
From yesterday onwards. My teeth is plain so much (at right side. At night pain is so increase.
So what can I do with...
Your symptoms suggest you are suffering from irreversible pulpitis which is condition in which inflammmation and infection involves the innnermost and deep layer of teeth which is known as pulp which carry blood and nerve supply to the tooth whic cannot be reversed to normal condition. Treatment protocol for you may be rct which is root canal therapy which involves removal of infected nerve and blood supply of teeth and replacing with biocompatible material and providing cap for restoring strength of tooth. So visit your nearest dentist the final treatment protocol can be decided after taking iopa and clinically examining.
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Munching foods like apples, pears, carrots or celery after brushing can help in preventing discoloration

Certified Implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics
Dentist, Pune
Munching foods like apples, pears, carrots or celery after brushing can help in preventing discoloration as they trigger tooth-bathing saliva which helps in keeping the teeth whiter.
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Sir my mouth is full of ulcer and take many medicine but I'm not feel good so please tell me medicine.

BDS
Dentist,
Sir my mouth is full of ulcer and take many medicine but I'm not feel good so please tell me medicine.
Improve diet, don't have too hot and spicy food, add diet rich in calcium and vitamin C, check if stomach is upset visit gestro specialist. Apply toothpaste for local relief.
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Hi, Im facing gums problem. How should I take care for healthy gums. I didn't have any drinking and chewing habits. My gums are little bit move down on lower incisors.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi, Im facing gums problem. How should I take care for healthy gums. I didn't have any drinking and chewing habits. M...
Please visit a dentist who will evaluate the exact condition of your gums and give you specific instructions. Some generals ones are that though you should brush your gums and teeth using short vertical strokes, you should not use too much force and a medium or soft toothbrush is preferred. Make sure food does not get caught in between teeth by washing the mouth regularly after meals. A scaling procedure by a dentist is a must if you have gum probelem.
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Have a central cavity in tooth,what should be done to overcome the sensitivity and ache?

A.C.C.I - Accredited and Certified Course in Implantology, MDS - Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Jammu
Dear, If the ache in the tooth is lasting more than 5 minutes, it is indicative of deep decay and one should get the tooth xrayed at the nearest Dental surgeon. If not effecting the heart of the tooth ( we call as pulp) a filling would be feasible and if the pulp is involved then a RCT may be required. The Dental Surgeon will guide you appropriately.
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I have a lot of pain in tooth what should I do to prevent it give me the solution.

BDS
Dentist, Noida
I have a lot of pain in tooth what should I do to prevent it give me the solution.
Pain in teeth can be caused by many things like it can b due to-- 1-dental cavities which are deep enough to expose pulp (nerve) causing its irritation leading to pain and infection, 2- gum problems 3- any trauma to tooth 4- pain due to tmjoint. For better diagnosis and treatment plan visit a dentist for full clinical examination along with xrays. (as without seeing I cannot suggest you proper treatment).
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I have been suffering from pain in teeth through the entire winter Time. What could be the solution of this?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have been suffering from pain in teeth through the entire winter Time. What could be the solution of this?
Samir Biswas you are having pain in teeth entire winter time . . you are suffering from tooth sensitivity . apply sensodyne fresh mint paste twice daily .. Maintain proper digestion /oral hygiene. Visit dental surgeon for check up . .
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Hello, I'm suffering from halitosis from past 6 years Regularly I brush my teeth twice a day, even use mouth wash many times but not get rid off the bad breath How can I cure or treat this disease please help.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
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I'm suffering from halitosis from past 6 years Regularly I brush my teeth twice a day, even use mouth wash man...
Bad breath is due to accumulation of plaque on teeth, decay teeth, dry mouth, smoking, tobacco chewing, consumption of caffeinated or aerated beverages, oilly n spicy food, sore throat, bad digestion. Go for scaling and polishing of teeth. Use mouthwash twice daily after brushing. Maintain proper oral hygiene. Increase your water intake.
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Why Dental Cleaning and Polishing???

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Why Dental Cleaning and Polishing???

What are dental cleanings (scale and polish) and why have them?

Dental cleanings involve removing plaque (soft, sticky, bacteria infested film) and tartar (calculus) deposits that have built up on the teeth over time. Your teeth are continually bathed in saliva which contains calcium and other substances which help strengthen and protect the teeth. While this is a good thing, it also means that we tend to get a build-up of calcium deposits on the teeth. This chalky substance will eventually build up over time, like limescale in a pipe or kettle. Usually, it is tooth coloured and can easily be mistaken as part of the teeth, but it also can vary from brown to black in colour.

If the scale or calculus (tartar, as dentists like to call it) is allowed to accumulate on the teeth it will, unfortunately, provide the right conditions for bacteria to thrive next to the gums. The purpose of the cleaning and polishing is basically to leave the surfaces of the teeth clean and smooth so that bacteria are unable to stick to them and you have a better chance of keeping the teeth clean during your regular home care.Also it leaves your teeth feeling lovely and smooth and clean, which is nice when you run your tongue around them. Actually, come to think of it, there's nothing worse than someone you fancy running their tongue around your teeth and finding a piece of spinach or something! Still, if they're hungry

The professional cleaning of teeth is sometimes referred to as prophylaxis (orprophy for short). It's a Greek word which means 'to prevent beforehand' - in this case, it helps prevent gum disease.

How are dental cleanings done?

The dental hygienist or dentist uses specialized instruments to gently remove these deposits without harming the teeth. The instruments which may be used during your cleaning, and what they feel like, are described below.

Ultrasonic instrument

Commonly used first is an ultrasonic instrument which uses tickling vibrations to knock larger pieces of tartar loose. It also sprays a cooling mist of water while it works to wash away debris and keep the area at a proper temperature. The device typically emits a humming or high pitched whistling sound. This may seem louder than it actually is because the sound may get amplified inside your head, just like when you put an electric toothbrush into your mouth.

The ultrasonic instrument tips are curved and rounded and are always kept in motion around the teeth. They are by no means sharp since their purpose is to knock tartar loose and not to cut into the teeth. It is best to inform the operator if the sensations are too strong or ticklish so that they can adjust the setting appropriately on the device or modify the pressure applied.

With larger deposits that have hardened on, it can take some time to remove these, just like trying to remove baked-on grime on a stove that has been left over a long time. So your cleaning may take longer than future cleanings. Imagine not cleaning a house for six months versus cleaning it every week. The six-month job is going to take longer than doing smaller weekly jobs.

Fine hand tools

Once the larger pieces of tartar are gone, the dental worker will switch to finer hand tools (called scalers and curettes in dental-speak) to remove smaller deposits and smoothen the tooth surfaces. These tools are curved and shaped to match the curves of the teeth. They allow smaller tartar deposits to be removed bycarefully scraping them off with a gentle to moderate amount of pressure. Just like taking a scrubbing brush to a soiled pot, the dental worker has to get the areas clean and smooth.

Polishing

Once all the surfaces are smooth, the dental worker may polish your teeth. Polishing is done using a slow speed handpiece with a soft rubber cup that spins on the end. Prophylaxis (short for prophy) paste - a special gritty toothpaste-like material - is scooped up like ice cream into the cup and spun around on the teeth to make them shiny smooth.

Fluoride


Your dentist may also apply fluoride. This is the final, and my favorite part of the dental cleaning! Fluoride comes in many different flavours such as chocolate, mint, strawberry, cherry, watermelon, pina colada and can be mixed and matched just like ice cream at a parlour for a great taste sensation! Make no mistake though, this in-office fluoride treatment is meant for topical use only on the surfaces of the teeth and swallowing excessive amounts can give a person a tummy ache as it is not meant to be ingested.

Fluoride foam or gel is then placed into small, flexible foam trays and placed over the teeth for 30 seconds. Afterwards, the patient is directed to spit as much out as possible into a saliva ejector. The fluoride helps to strengthen the teeth since the acids from bacteria in dental tartar and plaque will have weakened the surfaces. It is best not to eat, drink or rinse for 30 minutes after the fluoride has been applied.

Is it going to be painful?

Most people find that cleanings are painless, and find the sensations described above - tickling vibrations, the cooling mist of water, and the feeling of pressure during 'scraping' - do not cause discomfort. A lot of people even report that they enjoy cleanings and the lovely smooth feel of their teeth afterwards! There may be odd zingy sensations, but many people don't mind as they only last a nanosecond.

Be sure to let your dentist/hygienist know if you find things are getting too uncomfortable for your liking. They can recommend various options to make the cleaning more enjoyable.

Painful cleaning experiences can be caused by a number of things: a rough dentist or hygienist, exposed dentine (not dangerous, but can make cleanings unpleasant), or sore gum tissues.

In case you may have had painful cleaning experiences in the past, switching to a gentle hygienist/dentist and perhaps a spot of nitrous oxide can often make all the difference. You could also choose to be numbed. If you find the scaling a bit uncomfortable because the gum tissues (rather than the teeth themselves) are sensitive, topical numbing gels can be used.

 

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I cannot feel my smile and taste for past 7 month I got accident before 7 month from that date I cannot feel smile and taste.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray) & clinical examination to decide upon treatment. 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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I always get mouth ulcer in my mouth of I take any spicy food. How to avoid this.

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I always get mouth ulcer in my mouth of I take any spicy food. How to avoid this.
Hello You need to visit a dentist and they will provide you medicine related to your problem. The ulcer you have has a recurrent nature. So this will only cure when you will take medicine. Regards
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Tip to keep the teeth whiter

Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
Tip to keep the teeth whiter

Munching foods like apples, pears, carrots or celery after brushing can help in preventing discoloration as they trigger tooth-bathing saliva which helps in keeping the teeth whiter.

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I have gaps between my front teeth and they appear a little crooked too. Can you help me with a solution as I cannot take braces treatment due to professional reasons.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have gaps between my front teeth and they appear a little crooked too. Can you help me with a solution as I cannot ...
You could go in for crowns (full coverage)which are of various types porcelain fused metal or zirconia for the front... depends on the area of consideration....
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BDS
Dentist, Bhagalpur
Sugary foods should be consumed in limited quantities as the bacteria in dental plaque changes them into acids.
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I am suffering from molar pain from past few days. I think this is due to cavities. Please suggest some steps that will be beneficial in getting relief. Thank You.

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Delhi
I am suffering from molar pain from past few days. I think this is due to cavities. Please suggest some steps that wi...
Pain in molars can be due to cavity or pocket formation. Pus discharge can also occur. Its better to have an xray and check by specialist.
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Hi doctor. one dentist have removed two supernumerary teeth 11 and 21 how many days will it take for the bones to get formed and for healing. Will there be any problems in future because if this.

BDS
Dentist, Jaunpur
Hi doctor. one dentist have removed two supernumerary teeth 11 and 21 how many days will it take for the bones to get...
Removal of supernumerary teeth can not harm you in any way even it may help you to realign your teeth properly initially it takes 7 days to close wound then about 21 to 27 days to heal completly.
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Hi I am 25 years old, from one week I am suffering from cold, and also my thyroid glands are paining, and headache and also my teeth also paining Now what I should do?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hi I am  25 years old, from one week I am suffering from cold, and also my thyroid glands are paining, and headache a...
Hi lybrate-user you should consult with a physician as well as a dentist as all these problems need to be treated as soon as possible and together all the best.
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