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Dr. Ravikiran

Dentist, Vanasthalipuram

Dr. Ravikiran Dentist, Vanasthalipuram
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Dear sir I have pain in my teeth. I can't eat hot & cold teams please suggest what should I do for fast relies. I can eat all I teams.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Dear sir I have pain in my teeth. I can't eat hot & cold teams please suggest what should I do for fast relies. I can...
teeth pain can be due to decay or fractured teeth, gum infection or sensitivity. get your teeth x-rayed n go for needful treatment. for decay, you might require rct n cap or removal n replacement by implants or bridge. for gum infection, go for scaling and polishing of teeth. for sensitivity, use desensitizing toothpaste twice daily.
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Hi there, my name is ashish and I am 29 yrs old. My problem is that sometimes or manytimes usually whenever I spit or brush my teeth a bit blood come to my mouth, could you please help me out regarding this.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi there, my name is ashish and I am 29 yrs old. My problem is that sometimes or manytimes usually whenever I spit or...
Dear ashish bit of blood comes from mouth while spitting or brushing may be due to poor oral hygiene . solution to occasional bleeding from gums is to maintain clean teeth and good oral hygiene . brush your teeth twice a day and do listerine mouth wash regularly kindly visit dental surgeon again for check-up and cleaning and polishing of teeth.
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Mild Pain in the area where neck and jaw joins below the ear. Had cold and throat pain two days back. Now no throat pain. Only pain in that area. Kindly suggest any home remedies.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Mild Pain in the area where neck and jaw joins below the ear. Had cold and throat pain two days back. Now no throat p...
It can be diagnosed after clinical examination. so consult a dentist near you for thorough check up and treatment accordingly.
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Brushing Advice

B. D. S.
Dentist,
Brushing Advice
Do brush at least two times a day. If you have any kind of gum problems, use ultra soft toothbrush.
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Advanced Water Flossing for Gum Health n Message

MDS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Advanced Water Flossing for Gum Health n Message

Advanced  water flossing is the most advanced oral cleaning system which in the most efficient,non-invasive manner provides total,deep cleaning for your gums and teeth.The treatment provides:

Advanced Protection Against Bacteria

  • Removes Bacteria And Plaque From In Between Teeth And Gum Line More Effectively Than Traditional Floss.
  • Provides Advance Protection Against Germs.

Improves Gum Health

  • Massages And Stimulates Gums.
  • Improves Blood Circulation To Gums Which Helps In Strengthening Them.

Superior Cleaning

  • Clinically Proven To Be 3X More Effective For Removal Of Plaque Around Braces, Bridges & Dental Implants.
  • More Effective Than Manual Dental Floss In Reaching And Cleaning Narrow Spaces In The Mouth.

I am 18 years old female. Now I have some temperature increased and my mouth is too bitter.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 18 years old female. Now I have some temperature increased and my mouth is too bitter.
•A bitter taste may result from dehydration, glossitis, a dry mouth, allergies, salivary glands infections, lack of zinc and vitamin B12, and polyps in the nose. •Others include breathing through the mouth, inflamed upper airways, and autoimmune diseases like Sjogren's syndrome and Bell's palsy. •Some injuries and traumas that cause a bitter taste include head, nerve, mouth and nose injuries, and biting your tongue. •Dental appliances such as braces, any surgery on your ear, nose, teeth or throat, and radiation therapy on your neck or head cause a bitter taste in mouth. •Gargle with water. Brush your teeth, tongue, roof of your mouth, and gums using toothpaste. Rinse your mouth with mouthwash. Drink liquids, chew sugar-free gum or mints, or suck on sour candies. Use plastic utensils if you have bitter taste when eating.
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Hi sir/madam I am suffering with tooth decay problem since 3 months what to do now I need to consult the doctor or is there any tooth paste for that.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS, Medicine
Dentist, Mohali
Hi sir/madam I am suffering with tooth decay problem since 3 months what to do now I need to consult the doctor or is...
You need to consult a dentist. Get the tooth examined. If the decay is in its initial stage it can be treated by tooth filling but if the decay is extensive then you need to get root canal treatment done followed by placement of crown.
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I got injury in my mouth through which I can't chewing properly. Even my 2 teeth also broken. I wnna to reallocate my 2 teeth. How much will it cost? Would anyone suggest me. Plz.

PGDHHM, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I got injury in my mouth through which I can't chewing properly. Even my 2 teeth also broken. I wnna to reallocate my...
You can get your teeth replaced. Many options are available depending on the condition of your teeth and the support. Dental implants, crown and bridge or dentures may be advised accordingly. Cost also depends on the condition, etc.
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I am suffering from teeth problem. A hole in my teeth. Can you please tell me solution for it?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I am suffering from teeth problem. A hole in my teeth. Can you please tell me solution for it?
get the cavity filled with an appropriate material with or without rct depending on the extent of decay.
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I am suffering to teeth problems. My teeth is so pallor and I have a pallor flake in side. I want bright white teeth. Please help me sir.

BDS
Dentist,
I am suffering to teeth problems. My teeth is so pallor and I have a pallor flake in side. I want bright white teeth....
Hi, the yellow color of your teeth might be because of stains which can be superficial and deep and the flakes you have mentioned are tartar deposited on your teeth. Both can be removed by going for a complete scaling procedure.
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Hi I am 43 years old, I am suffering from some problem in my teeth, blood seeing in my gum.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Patna
Bleeding from gums is a sign of gum disease. Please get your teeth cleaned from a dentist and it will be rectified.
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I have meet with an accident & my teeth was half broken, how can I get treatment for my complete teeth?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have meet with an accident & my teeth was half broken, how can I get treatment for my complete teeth?
You must visit a dental surgeon.He will replace it with a fixed teeth after RCT of your broken teeth and now a days these are very durable and longlasting.They cant be removed.They are permanently fixed.Go for it.
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MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Thane
Gum diseases can be treated and reversed in their initial stages very easily. By getting the accumulated tartar and plaque removed by a dentist, there is a chance that they can get better without much ado. 
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What Do You Do About a Severe Toothache?

M.D.S-Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
What Do You Do About a Severe Toothache?

Those who have experienced it would vouch for the fact that toothache is one of the worst pains. There could be times when the attack happens out of nowhere and you are crying for relief.

The tooth has 2 parts - the visible part called the crown and the invisible part called the root which is embedded in the jaw bone and covered by the gums.  

Both the crown and the root have 3 layers from inside out. The crown has enamel, dentin, and pulp. The enamel is the mineralized part of the tooth, dentin has fine sensory dentinal tubules, and the pulp receives nerve and blood supply to the tooth through a small orifice at the end of the tooth called the apex.  On the root surface, instead of enamel, there is a softer substance called cementum.  The dentin and the pulp continue through the tooth, but are thinner in the root portion of the tooth.

The mouth has the largest amount of bacteria in the body. These act on the food deposits on the tooth and produce acid which leads to breakdown of the enamel. The only symptom when enamel breakdown happens is food lodgment, and it continues till treatment ensues. Once the breakdown reaches the dentin, sensitivity sets in, and most people go for treatment then. If not, the next layer is the pulp, when there is severe pain.  This acute pulpitis causes pain in spurts and can be unbearable.

On the root surface, if there is periodontal disease and the gum line goes down, then cementum gets worn off (far more easily than enamel) and decay reaches the dentin and pulp (again faster than in the crown).

Whatever the case, the treatment would be the same:

  • Dental examination, clinical testing, and x-rays would be diagnostic. Tapping the tooth would reproduce the same pain and that is indicative of acute pulpitis
  • Antibiotics and pain killers would be given to control the pain
  • Once the infection subsides, root canal therapy is initiated.  Using the decayed portion to gain access to the root, thin instruments called reamers and files are used to clean out the pulp space completely. They are then shaped to accommodate an inert substance called gutta percha which ensures infection does not seep into the tooth again.
  • With RCT, the tooth is weakened, and therefore a crown needs to be placed. This could either be a ceramic crown or a full metal crown based on economic and esthetic reasons.

The best way to avoid this is regular visits to a dentist so that decay is identified in the early stages and treated with the minimal cost and maximum natural tooth preservation.

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I have pain in my teeth for over 4 days and cavity in my teeth and my teeth seems yellow.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have pain in my teeth for over 4 days and cavity in my teeth and my teeth seems yellow.
The cavity might be deep thats why you have pain. Please get yourself checked by dentist. Accordingly work would be done. And for yellow teeth you can get cleaning and polishing done.
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My mouth is not fully open from last 9years I have taken antioxidant capsules, vitamin A capsules, kenacort gel apply but do not any effect on me my mouth opens 3 inch only so should I do laser treatment or surgery or not please help me.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
My mouth is not fully open from last 9years I have taken antioxidant capsules, vitamin A capsules, kenacort gel apply...
U should go for surgery though three inch is a good opening or should I say excessive opening if using tobbaco stop that.
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Hello, my problem is after waking up i suffer from bad breath, even if i get a nap in the evening, what could be the reason? What should i do?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chennai
The oral cavity serves as both a site of and a gateway entry of disease for microbial infections, which can affect general health status. In addition, some studies have demonstrated a relationship between periodontal diseases and diabetes, cardiovascular disease, stroke, and adverse pregnancy outcomes. Furthermore, the report establishes a relationship between oral health and quality of life, including functional, psychosocial, and economic indicators. Poor oral health can affect diet, nutrition, sleep, psychological status, social interaction, school, and work. Protection and control of oral health and diseases safeguards a woman?s health and quality of life before and during pregnancy.Also, it has the potential to decrease the transmission of pathogenic bacteria that occurs from mother to child. Along with pregnancy, come physiological changes for a woman. The changes, including fluctuating hormones, increase the woman?s susceptibility to oral infections such as periodontal disease. This disease impairs the body?s ability to repair and maintain soft tissues.It also causes indirect damage through bacterial induction of both inflammatory and immune responses of the host. During pregnancy, mild inflammation of the gums, ?pregnancy gingivitis, is quite common and if left untreated can lead to periodontal disease. There have been an increased number of studies establishing associations between, periodontal disease and negative health outcomes, which include tooth loss, cardiovascular disease, stroke, poor diabetes control, and adverse birth outcomes. Another notable oral disease pertinent to maternal child health is dental caries. Dental caries is the process of tooth decay, and the development of what is commonly known as cavities. Dental carries are transmitted from mother to child vertically; colonization of cariogenic bacteria primarily occurs from mother to child through saliva-sharing activities. Maternal oral flora can ultimately foretell oral flora in offspring. In addition, other maternal factors such as social, behavioral, and biological factors can predispose a child?s experience with tooth-decay. Some of these factors include the lack of knowledge a mother possesses concerning oral health, which can influence the development of caries among her children. Compared to children whose mothers have good oral health, children whose mothers have bad oral health are five times as likely to have poor oral health.Poor maintenance of oral health has profound implications on the development of children. Oral health affects the quality of life, especially children, with respect to functional, psychological, economic, and overall emotional well-being of an individual.Adverse effects of poor oral health, take for example the consequences a simple cavity can have on a child. First, it is painful. This might cause a child to miss school or have poor concentration, eventually compromising school performance. In addition, due to the pain, it might result in poor weight gain or growth. Also, children may exhibit reduced self-esteem because of cosmetic issues. Furthermore, it can affect language and impair speech. Impaired speech development can also result in low self-esteem. Finally, cavities although easily preventable, can pose a financial burden of a family. Poor oral health permeates into other aspects of life, posing threats to overall well-being, if not handled timely and effectively
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BDS
Dentist, Pune
Dental awareness is what we are lacking in general population. We generally have the tendency to assume that if there is a pain, then only there is a problem. But this is not the case. Infact, painless conditions are more dangerous than the painful ones.The one who comes silently has more potential to distroy.

Dental health is the most neglected health domain among the population. We care more for our vital organs like heart, eyes, liver, kidney, and so on. But when it comes to teeth, we just neglect it either by self medications or some advised tooth powder or tooth paste.

We need to realize that the mouth is an entrance of our body and a healthy mouth is utmost important to keep the body and mind healthy. Simply to give an example - if you have garbage at your door the house cannot be cleaned no matter how many times u mop or broom it.

Atleast a bi-annual checkup for yourself and your kids ensures the dental health is in place. Dental treatments are no more scary these days. New advancements in the field of dentistry have made the treatment very comfortable. And lastly, the early you go, the faster and predictable results you get. That saves your time and a lot of money.

Benefit of flossing

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
Benefit of flossing
For healthier teeth, flossing daily in a sawing motion is highly recommended. Take the floss to the point where the teeth meet the gums.
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I am 25yrs old, I suffers by mouth also (pimples in mouth at upper and below of leaf. Please advice me what should I do? I have taken many of doctors appoint. Please suggest.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I am  25yrs old, I  suffers by mouth also (pimples in mouth at upper and below of leaf. Please advice me what should ...
There are so many causes of mouth ulcers like- -stress or tissue injury is thought to be the cause of simple mouth ulcers. -certain foods, including citrus or acidic fruits and vegetables (such as lemons, oranges, pineapples, apples, figs, tomatoes and strawberries), can trigger a mouth ulcer. -sometimes a sharp tooth surface also trigger mouth ulcers. -some cases of complex mouth ulcers are caused by an underlying health condition, such as an impaired immune system; nutritional problems, such as vitamin b-12, zinc, folic acid, or iron deficiency and gastrointestinal tract disease, such as coeliac disease and crohn's disease. -when you first quit smoking, you may develop more mouth ulcers than normal, but this is temporary. 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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