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Dr. Ruth

Dentist, Hyderabad

Dr. Ruth Dentist, Hyderabad
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Dr. Ruth is a trusted Dentist in Olive Hospital, Hyderabad. Doctor is currently practising at Dr Motiwala's Dental Clinic & Implant Center, Olive in Olive Hospital, Hyderabad. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Ruth on Lybrate.com.

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Hello doc, I always noticed that blood is coming from my gums while brushing, also some teats became sensitive. Please advice. Thank you in advance.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi, you need to do a professional cleaning and a check-up with a dentist to get a exact cause and solution of your problem.
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Reasons & Remedy for tooth senstivity

Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), PG in Laser Dentistry, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Gurgaon
Reasons & Remedy for tooth senstivity
On drinking cold water or a sip of tea or coffee makes you uneasy or eating ice-cream or yoghurt is a nightmare, you may have a common problem known as “sensitive teeth.”

Various causes of sensitivity in teeth include:

1. Forceful brushing of teeth – it is the most common cause of tooth sensitivity. It causes thinning of the protective layer on our teeth that is enamel. Enamel protects our teeth against insult from food or fluids we take. Loss of enamel leads to sensitivity of teeth

Remedy:
• Gentle brushing of teeth
• Use soft bristle brush
• Change brush after 3- 6 months ( as the bristles wear away)
• Use little toothpaste ( toothpaste has abrasive particles which causes
wear away of enamel)
• Do brushing in up-down movement


2. Tooth decay – caries in tooth leads to tooth sensitivity. Caries remove the protective enamel layer exposing dentine layer to food and fluids. Dentine carries nerves which causes sensitivity

Remedy: Treatment involves removal of tooth decay and placement of
protective barrier on dentine that is a filling material

3. Old tooth fillings – over a period of time fillings may crack or break or get removed which leads to sensitivity.

Remedy: Change of filling in tooth

4. Exposed tooth roots- as a result of aggressive tooth brushing, gum recession and gum disease. It causes tooth sensitivity.

Remedy
• Use soft bristle brush
• Visit your dentist for gum disease treatment

5. Plaque and calculus - the purpose of brushing is to remove plaque that forms after eating food. An excessive build-up of plaque can cause your enamel to wear away. Again, your teeth can become more sensitive as they lose their enamel protection.

Remedy: The solution is to practice good daily dental care and visit your
dentist for cleanings every six months.

6. Habit of eating acidic foods -fruits like lemon, sweet lime, pickles and tomato juice contains acid which can dissolve enamel of teeth. Frequent use of acidic food causes tooth sensitivity.

7. Habit of tooth-grinding – grinding also cause tooth sensitivity due to loss of enamel.


Tooth sensitivity is treatable. You must have seen toothpaste made for sensitive teeth. However, toothpaste can only help limited no. of patient’s suffering from tooth sensitivity.

If your sensitivity is extreme and persists no matter what you do, please visit your dentist for an oral examination. Visit to dental specialist can determine the most likely cause of your tooth sensitivity and the best solution for your particular condition. I Hope this article will help you.
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My teeth are getting yellowish day by day because of the water that we r using for the daily needs. Everyone says that the fluraid content of the water is the reason for this problem. Due to this problem I can't speak to anyone is there is any solution for this problem?

BDS, MDS - Pediatric Dentistry , Certificate Course in Conscious Sedation
Dentist, Hyderabad
My teeth are getting yellowish day by day because of the water that we r using for the daily needs. Everyone says tha...
Hello. Depending on the severity of your discolouration, there are varied options available. Pls see a specialist who will help you with cosmetic treatment options ranging from bleaching to veneers (depending on the cause and severity of stains).
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BDS
Dentist, Amritsar
You can exercise for healthier gums as well. Gently bite down so as to make sure that your teeth make a clinking sound when they meet. Repeat this 30 to 40 times continously. This exercise will stimulate the flow of blood and will keep your gums healthy.
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Hi doctor, I am suffering by bad breath (mouth smell) since my child hood and I am not able to open my mouth confidently even in front of my wife so please advice me back regarding this.

B.D.S. (Dental Surgeon) , House Surgeon
Dentist,
Visit a dentist for complete oral check up and get oral prophylaxis done every six months. Your dentist will ever prescribe you some medicines.
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My age is 27 now I am looking to have braces. Is it possible in this age to where braces. How many days I want to use braces and I want inner braces so that know one should think I am using braces.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Yes u can go for brace at this age duration is 18 months but lingual brace is costly with no significant advantage from normal brace
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
We recommend the consumption of counter pain relievers like ibuprofen and aspirin to reduce the inflammation caused in the mouth by RCT.
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When I am drinking cool water or cold items my teeth are squeezing. What should i do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
When I am drinking cool water or cold items my teeth are squeezing. What should i do?
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need desensitizing filling. You may consult me too.
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I am 23 year old boy facing problem bad taste in n mouth at morning since last 1 years and burning sensation in stomach loss of weight, appetite and gas trouble please suggest me.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I am 23 year old boy facing problem bad taste in n mouth at morning since last 1 years and burning sensation in stoma...
tab pan 40 empty stomach daily morning for 15 days, drink 3-4 litre of water daily, isabgol in a glass of water at night, if required get u/s whole abdomen done and back with report it will help. thanks
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I use to chew tobacco and due to it my teeth are now appearing black in colour which does not suits to my profile so pls tell me what to do to clean them and to quit tobacco I've already chewed those nicotex and qick nick.

BDS
Dentist,
I use to chew tobacco and due to it my teeth are now appearing black in colour which does not suits to my profile so ...
Hi lybrate-user, tobacco stains can go very deep inside the teeth, so you will need a complete scaling followed by bleaching for effective results.
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Dentist, Katihar
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I am suffering from tooth ache when I eat sweets & I feel really very severe pain is there any cure.

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I am suffering from tooth ache when I eat sweets & I feel really very severe pain is there any cure.
It can be due to caries and periodontal problem so that you visit to a dentist for proper treatment.
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Do whitening toothpastes whiten teeth more than regular toothpastes, and how we whiten are teeth regularly?

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
Do whitening toothpastes whiten teeth more than regular toothpastes, and how we whiten are teeth regularly?
Regular toothpastes remove plaque n makes your teeth clean whereas whitening toothpastes contain certain tooth whitening agents which whiten your teeth slowly over a period of 2 wks to 2 months. These whitening agents may cause sensitivity in few individuals n wen unbearable it is advised to discontinue. Whitening toothpastes donot give pearly white teeth for everybody but only lightens one's teeth by 1-2 shade only.
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My mouth is not opening properly due to chewing gutka & pan masala. Kindly suggest what medication to be done to get my mouth opening to its original shape & size.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
My mouth is not opening properly due to chewing gutka & pan masala. Kindly suggest what medication to be done to get ...
stop the habit first.start with multivitamin capsule like lycored daily. consult a dentist near you for thorough check up and treatment accordingly.
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MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
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 extra teeth in my mouth I don't think how it is possible please give some advice.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
I have extra teeth in my mouth I don't think how it is possible please give some advice.
Extra teeth are not v uncommon. In some situations extra teeth doesnot cause prob to your normal permanent teeth but in majority of cases it does cause prob such as food lodgment follwed by tooth decay, traumatic bite followed by tooth loosening etc. Consult a dentist to get your teeth evaluated who'll advice you after that to save it or get it removed to prevent prob from it to other teeth.
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Ge Do eating WARF (blood thinner) medicine 2mg daily for 6years cause Dental problems also? Please reply.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
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Do eating WARF (blood thinner) medicine 2mg daily for 6years cause Dental problems also?
Please  reply.
Prolonged use of this drug may cause Bleeding from the gums after brushing the teeth.If so,kindly consult your your physician to alter the dose of the drug.
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My side teeth is paining. Do not knw why. Nothing is wrong there. Due to that my ear is also paining a bit.

MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ranchi
My side teeth is paining. Do not knw why. Nothing is wrong there. Due to that my ear is also paining a bit.
Dear lybrate-user. You must be having trouble with wisdom tooth. It might not have erupted completely. Do warm saline gargle thrice daily for 3 days. Take soft semisolid diet take pain killer keep yourself hydrated do post your x-ray.
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Hello. I have a tooth problem. There is always a bad breath problem. I have recently clean my all tooth and using colgate total toothpaste. And I have smoking habit also. Can you pls suggest how to get rid of bad breath.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Bad breath comes from an oral source. For instance, cavities or gum disease can lead to bad breath, as can tonsils that have trapped food particles; cracked fillings, and less-than-clean dentures. Several internal medical conditions also can cause your breath to go downhill fast. They include diabetes, liver disease, respiratory tract infections, and chronic bronchitis. You must see your doctor to rule out things like acid reflux, postnasal drip, and other causes of chronic dry mouth (xerostomia).
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