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Dr. P.harika

Dentist, Hyderabad

Dr. P.harika Dentist, Hyderabad
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I am 39 years old. I am suffering from bad breathing. I brush daily twice and use mouthwash but there is no use.

BDS
Dentist,
I am 39 years old. I am suffering from bad breathing. I brush daily twice and use mouthwash but there is no use.
Hi, bad smell from the mouth can be caused due to various reasons like, 1) tartar deposition in the teeth 2) smoking and pan chewing 3) dry moth due to reduce secretion of saliva 4) due to ulcers in the stomach its advisable to consult your dentist and get your condition treated accordingly.
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I am suffering from gum bleeding and it is occurring from last 2 months. So what am I do.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I am suffering from gum bleeding and it is occurring from last 2 months. So what am I do.
Please get scaling and polishing done. Try to eat fruits and vegetables which are rich in vitamin c.
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Can I wear braces for months then switch to a retainer for the rest of the time I needed?

BDS, Certificate course in Oral Implantology
Dentist, Aligarh
Can I wear braces for months then switch to a retainer for the rest of the time I needed?
Dear, wearing braces or not will be decided by your treating dentist. But yes the usual procedure involves wearing of braces For teeth correction and later on wearing retainer For extended period....
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My son has cavity in his molar so can you tell some medicine for it he feels pain in eating food.

BDS
Dentist, Panchkula
My son has cavity in his molar so can you tell some medicine for it he feels pain in eating food.
I need to know the severity of the problem, age and weight of the patient and any allergies to any medication. Consult the dentist in person thats best for your son.
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I am , 27 years old. My problem is fear. I do not want to get any escalation and so I finish the tasks perfectly but also with fear. Because of this attitude, I tend to skip the food often, not eating for so long time. I got ulcer also. I do meditation and tried a lot to reduce the fear. But result is negative. Please help me how can I get rid of this fear?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am , 27 years old. My problem is fear. I do not want to get any escalation and so I finish the tasks perfectly but ...
Hello, You are having anxiety-disorder. There are few yoga poses which helps in calming your mind and relieves stress, but first learn these under a qualified yoga-teacher as many poses are prohibited in certain diseases or medical conditions! Exercises: Practice Shavasana or Corpse Pose as it looks like a dead body. If practiced correctly and with full efforts, can relax every body part, relaxing not only the body but also the mind: Spread the legs one to two feet apart, the toes are turned outwards, the heels facing each other, a comfortable distance apart. Bring the arms a little away from the body, palms turned upward. Relax the neck and allow it to turn to the side if it is more comfortable. Close the eyes and focus the attention on the body, breathing normally. Begin focusing each body part and relaxing it, then moving on. Keep the mind focused on relaxation, the breath should be normal. Relax the whole body. Anuloma involves inhaling through both nostrils together and exhaling each breath alternately between the left and right nostrils. The thumb of the right hand is used to manipulate the right nostril, while the pinky and ring finger are used to control the left nostril. Take Bakson’s Calm Aid tablet/ 1 tablet daily once for 4 weeks.
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I have mouth smell , I also use mouth wash , can you recommend me any other mouth wash or any medicine free for smell.

BDS, PG diploma In Smile Designing and Esthectics
Dentist, Thane
I have mouth smell , I also use mouth wash , can you recommend me any other mouth wash or any medicine free for smell.
Hi, get cleaning n deep curettage done, use gum paints then to strengthen your gums. See if any cavities or decays there. Get them sorted n then in maintenance phase use of mouthwash will be helpful. Thanks.
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How Breathing Through the Mouth Affects Oral Health in Children

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
How Breathing Through the Mouth Affects Oral Health in Children

Mouth breathing in children is very common and while a kid with open mouth might seem cute, it is not always the case. The parents need to be made aware that a child breathing through the mouth all the time is not normal and it is high time they find a way to manage it.

A little understanding of the effects of the mouth breathing habit on the child's health in general and oral health in particular can be an eye-opener for the parent. For an educated person, there are obvious symptoms, which indicate that the child is a mouth-breather.

These symptoms include:

  1. Dryness of the lips
  2. Crowding of the front teeth
  3. Snoring
  4. Sleeping with the mouth open
  5. Recurrent infections of the airways including sinusitis and middle ear infections
  6. Bad breath

Common causes include:

  1. Chronic nasal obstruction/congestion because of which the child is not able to get enough oxygen through the nose.
  2. Enlarged tonsils or adenoids
  3. Thumb or finger-sucking habit
  4. Recurrent respiratory infections

Effects of mouth breathing on oral health:

Mouth breathing may seem like a harmless habit, but has serious effects on the oral and dental health of the child. Some of them are discussed below.

  1. Dry mouth: A constantly open mouth can lead to drying up of the saliva. This in turn leads to reduced effects of saliva including the flushing effect on the bacteria and the food deposits. This leads to increased chances of tooth decay and gum diseases.
  2. Tooth decay: With reduced saliva, the pH remains acidic for a longer period of time, leading to increased chances of tooth decay.
  3. Gum diseases: Reduced amounts of saliva also leads to increased gum disease and periodontal disease as the bacteria are not removed and have a conducive environment to act upon.
  4. Facial development: A mouth breathing child maintains a different posture than a nose breather. This leads to a narrow and long face, flattened nose, smaller nostrils, reduced facial tone, thin upper lip, pouty upper lip, and a small lower jaw.
  5. Speech: An open mouth causes the tongue to thrust into the palate when talking. This leads to altered pronunciation of some sounds; especially and can cause lisping.
  6. Braces: Mouth breathing causes multiple challenges including prolonged treatment period, inability to close the gaps, reduced stability of the realigned teeth, and increased chances of relapse. The added complication of increased gum disease and tooth decay makes it worse. The habit needs to be corrected first before going in for braces.

If that sounds like a long list, they are not all inclusive. Early intervention in the habit can correct and negate all these effects. Talk to your dentist to know how to help your mouth breathing child.

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BDS
Dentist, Kanchipuram
5 Golden Rules for Healthy Teeth

1.EAT FOODS RICH IN VITAMINS AND MINERALS.

2.AVOID SWEETs AND STICKY FOODs BETWEEN MEALS.

3.BRUSH YOUR TEETH AFTER EVERY MEAL ATLEAST TWICE DAILY.

4.USE A GOOD TOOTHBRUSH,TOOTHPASTE,MOUTHWASH AND INTER DENTAL AIDS.

5.VISIT YOUR DENTIST REGULARLY,PREFERABLY EVERY SIX MONTHS.
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FRSPH, Fellowship (Rotary Endodontics), Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Ranchi
Brush twice a day, keep tooth problems away: Brushing twice a day removes the tiny left out food particles from the mouth and keeps it fresher and cleaner.
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Smoking and Its Effect on Teeth

FWFO, MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Smoking and Its Effect on Teeth

Smoking is a phenomenon where the smoke emanated from a burning substance, usually tobacco, is inhaled. Smoking is a major cause for multiple diseases such as lung cancer, mouth cancer, blood pressure disorders etc.

Smoking tends to limit the capabilities of the immune system and this makes it easier for various diseases to affect the body. Smoking can lead to problems in the teeth where the gum tissues that attach the bone with the teeth are affected. This may cause the blood flow to the gums to be impaired and affect the functioning of the teeth.

The changes that the teeth undergo due to smoking are -

1. It may increase teeth sensitivity.
2. Smoking causes the teeth to be pulled away from the gums.
3. It can result in swollen and bleeding gums.
4. It may cause pain while chewing food.
5. Bone loss around the jawline occurs in smokers.
6. It can result in stained teeth and bad breath.

Disorders related to the teeth caused by smoking

There are various disorders of the teeth which are directly linked to smoking, they are -

  • Mouth cancer - in this condition tumors are formed in the mouth
  • It can cause plaque to accumulate in the teeth
  • It may cause gum disease that can result in tooth loss
  • It may interfere with healing period of any dental treatment
  • It reduces the success rates of teeth implants
  • Sweeteners present in the tobacco can also cause tooth decay

The effects of smoking on the tooth can be minimized by avoiding smoking altogether. Apart from that, following proper dental hygiene such regular brushing and flossing of the teeth will keep the teeth healthy. Avoiding smoking also reduces chances of lesion leukoplakia (white patches near teeth and gums).

'Consult'.

Related Tip: 7 Dangerous Changes that Smoking Causes to Your SKIN

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Hi In morning when i wake up my mouth is full with puss and very bad smell in breath.

BDS
Dentist, Kanchipuram
Hi, You need a thorough scaling and curettage to get rid of the problem. Kindly visit a dentist immediately,he treats accordingly.
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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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My friend's jaw is paining for last 4-5 days. He don't have a medical history. What should be done to reduce this pain?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
My friend's jaw is paining for last 4-5 days. He don't have a medical history. What should be done to reduce this pain?
Chances are his/ her wisdom teeth is erupting. Take antibiotics and pain killers, consult a doctor for xray and then judgement whether there is enough space for eruption of that teeth. Otherwise go for removal of that tooth.
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I am daily used to college for washing teeth. .but sometimes come blood in my gum. So what we do.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am daily used to college for washing teeth. .but sometimes come blood in my gum. So what we do.
Hi, Hi, Take homoeopathic medicine Merc. Sol. 30/ thrice daily for 2 weeks. Do daily mouthwash after each meal by Bakson’s Perio Aid Mouth Wash Also, take multivitamin A to Z/ 1 tab. daily once for 3 months.
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I have white spots on my teeth. I don't have any pain but I don't like the way it makes my teeth look. What are these white spots and is there a cure for this? Please help thank you!

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I have white spots on my teeth. I don't have any pain but I don't like the way it makes my teeth look. What are these...
These spots could be accurately diagnosed after checking clinically. The possibilities are for dentinal fluorosis which is pain less spot.
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I am getting pluck and yellow marks on teeth what I can do witch toothpaste is better.

Dentist, Udaipur
I am getting pluck and yellow marks on teeth what I can do witch toothpaste is better.
Hii lybrate-user. Yellowish stain on tooth cannot be removed by tooth paste. You need to visit a dentist for scaling (professional cleaning).
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From since 8 years am facing severe ulcers on my mouth it is making much problem to me I can't eat well drink well talk well soo please suggest me anything.

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
From since 8 years am facing severe ulcers on my mouth it is making much problem to me I can't eat well drink well ta...
Take cap b-complex. Apply ultigel or tess on it thrice daily before half an hour of drinking or eating. Do warm saline rinse gargle with salt. Drink plenty of water and eat leafy and fibers vegetable.
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I am 20 Years now. My teeth has been paining from 2 Years whenever I eat some cold drink. What should I do?

Certified Implantologist, Fellow of Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD), BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I am 20 Years now. My teeth has been paining from 2 Years whenever I eat some cold drink. What should I do?
Dental check up is mandatory for you sir. Go for it soon without any delay. Visit a dental clinic regards
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Toothache refers to pain in and around the teeth and jaws that's usually caused by tooth decay?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Toothache refers to pain in and around the teeth and jaws that's usually caused by tooth decay?
For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and Take Cp. Amoxicillin 500 mg twelve hourly one after breakfast and one after dinner for five days.
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Lips always dry, bad teeth gum and blinding time to time. Can you help me with this problem?

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
Lips always dry, bad teeth gum and blinding time to time. Can you help me with this problem?
Thses are symptoms of gums infection bad breath, medically called halitosis, can result from poor dental health habits and may be a sign of other health problems. Bad breath can also be made worse by the types of foods you eat and other unhealthy lifestyle habits. Basically, all the food eaten begins to be broken down in your mouth. As foods are digested and absorbed into the bloodstream, they are eventually carried to your lungs and given off in your breath. If you eat foods with strong odors (such as garlic or onions), brushing and flossing -- even mouthwash -- merely covers up the odor temporarily. The odor will not go away completely until the foods have passed through your body. Practice good oral hygiene. Brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste to remove food debris and plaque. Brush teeth after you eat (keep a toothbrush at work or school to brush after lunch). Don't forget to brush the tongue, too. Replace your toothbrush every 2 to 3 months or after an illness. Use floss or an interdental cleaner to remove food particles and plaque between teeth once a day. Rinse with an antibacterial mouthwash twice a day. Dentures should be removed at night and cleaned thoroughly before being placed in your mouth the next morning. See your dentist regularly -- at least twice a year. He or she will conduct an oral exam and professional teeth cleaning and will be able to detect and treat periodontal disease, dry mouth, or other problems that may be the cause of bad mouth odor. Stop smoking and chewing tobacco-based products. Ask your dentist for tips on kicking the habit. Drink lots of water. This will keep your mouth moist. Chewing gum (preferably sugarless) or sucking on candy (preferably sugarless) for its treatment you need to visit dentist for cleaning and polishing of you gums and teeth.
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