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Dr. Tom Thankam

Advanced Aesthetics

Dentist, City

3 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
Dr. Tom Thankam Advanced Aesthetics Dentist, City
3 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
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Advanced Aesthetics - Triveni Institute of Dental Sciences - 2014
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I have some blank area in between my tooth and when i take any thing then pain start on that time so what i do. And i was already fill that blank area but again and again remove from my tooth.

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
You have gum problem in between your teeth . This can be rectify by scaling and gum massages regularly and if gap is more than use proxa-bruse to clean that area to solve the problem, Now if blank space is due to damage of teeth than have to consult dentist to correct the problem
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Hai I am suffering from teeth problems and this problem is a long time so I can't eat properly foods please decide me advised.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Hai   I am suffering from teeth problems and this problem is a long time so I can't eat properly foods please decide ...
Homoeopathic medicine hekla lava3x (wilm, ar schwabe india) chew 1 tab 3 times daily hekla lavatooth powder (wheezal) scrub teeth daily night report after 2 months--------------------- take following precautions for your teeth------------------ 1. Drinks: coffee and red wine cause major damage to teeth. But other drinks with high acidity, such as soda, juices and even sports drinks can cause damage staining on the teeth because of its tannins and acidic nature wear away at the tooth enamel. These acidic drinks lowers the ph of teeth below 6 thus causing corrosive wear and tear of teeths. 2. Certain foods: all sweets, candies, popscicles, damage teeth due to its high sugar content. So avoid them as much as you can and if you eat do not forget to rinse your mouth with water immediately after finishing it--------------------------------------- 3. Every time you take meals or eat something make sure to rinse your mouth with water and with homoeopathic rinseout gargles (sbl) after every meals---------------------------------- 4. Use any brand paste for brushing teeth in morning but never forget to scrub teeth with hekla lavatooth powder (wheezal) at night just before sleep.------------------------------------- 5. If possible start a habit of chewing neem stick (datuun) in the morning as it not anly scrubs our teeth but its juice acts as a good antiseptic and antibiotic to destroy the harmful bacterias stuck in out teeth cavities and inbetween teeth.
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I am 19 years old male I have severe tooth ache for past 2 days what should I do for it?

BDS
Dentist, Botad
I am 19 years old male I have severe tooth ache for past 2 days what should I do for it?
U should consult dentist for this n may u should require some treatment for your teeth... N now for temperary relief u can take tab ketorol DT ....
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I have swelling in my teeth and blood comes what should I do while brushing my teeth?

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
I have swelling in my teeth and blood comes what should I do while brushing my teeth?
Kindly get scaling done and use gum paint twice daily for 15 days. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
You can’t brush every time you eat. But you sure can drink water or at least rinse your mouth with water every time you do so. Water neutralises the effects of acidic and sugary foods. Rinsing removes food particles left behind on/ between the teeth.
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I am getting frequent mouth ulcers on tongue/lips. I am non-veg (weekly one/twice). I take coffee/tea 2-3 times a day. I am 58 years old doing yoga for last 3 years during morning from 6-7 a.m. Weekly 4/5 dyas. I am male and my weight is 70 kgs. One of my lower incisors is decolourised and weak for which root canal is done 20 years back and no cap is put. Too now the tooth is strong but it shakes little bit but some times I will get pain. Kindly clarify root cause for my frequent mouth ulcers.

BDS
Dentist, Kottayam
I think you are suffering from recurrent mouth ulcers. There are no permanent cure for this but symptomatic relief can be obtained using vitamin b complex capsules and application of mucopain over the affected area. Regarding the root canaled teeth dental dental x ray has to be taken to rule out further infection.
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I am 23 year old male, I wanted to know weather root canal technology will help me to overcome my gum problem in teeth. Pls provide the best method to prevent tooth decay.

DNB (Oral Surgeon), BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I am 23 year old male, I wanted to know weather root canal technology will help me to overcome my gum problem in teet...
Gum problem is different root canal treatment is different it saves the tooth and gums treatment is different to some extent infection in gums ar cleared after root canal.
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I am a 16 years old boy my teeth are not straight what to do ?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
I am a 16 years old boy my teeth are not straight what to do ?
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (model study, full mouth & profile x-ray) to decide upon treatment. You may need fixed braces. Cost may depends on the age, complaint, duration of the treatment & affordability. It varies with dentist. 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 am 63 years. I have 8 extra teeth behind or in front of the original teeth, disorganized so far no tooth pain or no other problems so not thought of removal. Thinking of potential issues as aging increases. What would you advise.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 63 years. I have 8 extra teeth behind or in front of the original teeth, disorganized so far no tooth pain or no...
We need more investigations (model study, full mouth & profile x-ray) & clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need fixed / removable braces. Requirements may depends on the age, complaint, duration of the treatment & affordability. Cost of cosmetic dentistry (braces) varies with dentist. 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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My teeth are somewhat outside n I had braced it. But still now they are. I can't do it again. Can you plzzzz help me.

BDS
Dentist, Rewa
My teeth are somewhat outside n I had braced it. But still now they are. I can't do it again. Can you plzzzz help me.
To move the teeth inward you need to visit an orthodontist. He will check and see whether you need braces or without that can your problem be cured.
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BDS
Dentist, Botad
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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Very often I am getting sour/ulcer on the edges of my tongue.Please do help me.

BDS
Dentist,
Very often I am getting sour/ulcer on the edges of my tongue.Please do help me.
Hi, if it is due to sharp teeth edges go to a dentist and get it adjusted. For now apply dologel ct gel on affected part before meals
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Split from mouth, when talking, reading.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist,
Just see you hv all the teeth present if not thn get it replaced n moreover treatment it's all about practice and self control.
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I had braces on my teeth because my upper teeth were a bit big and looked bad and I removed the braces but I still have some gap in my teeth's, what should I do? Will I have to put the braces again?

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Howrah
I had braces on my teeth because my upper teeth were a bit big and looked bad and I removed the braces but I still ha...
After removing your braces, your orthodontist would have given you retainers to wear. You need to wear them regularly. Since your spaces are already opening up you can get your retainers checked and tightened/ adjusted by your orthodontist and continue wearing them regularly 24*7 for at least 6 months and then continue with night time wear later on.
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I have bad breath. Even though other brush and clean my mouth daily ? What should I do to remove this ?

Dentist, Gurgaon
I have bad breath. Even though other brush and clean my mouth daily ? What should I do to remove this ?
bad breath develops due to deposition of plaque and calculus around teeth which causes gum infection. this is the initial stage and hence can be treated easily. visit a dentist for professional cleaning of your teeth. this will help in removal of these layers. follow the instructions given by the dentist after the procedure is done. meanwhile you can use antibiotic mouth rinses 2-3 times a day, brush your teeth twice a day, floss your teeth, along clean the tongue and rinse your mouth after every meal. maintain proper oral hygiene
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Sir how is root cancer caused what are its symptoms?

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist,
There is nothing like root cancer. Bone cancer or mouth cancer is the correct term.There is no single specific cause for this.But the chances of causing cancer increases while using tobacco, cigarette,alcohol or long time infection.
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How to use the banana peels to whitening the teeth and for how many days to used it.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
How to use the banana peels to whitening the teeth and for how many days to used it.
Hello, Take a small piece of the inside of the peel and begin gently rubbing this along your teeth; Keep the application going for two minutes and be sure you are covering each of the teeth as much as possible with the material inside of the peel; As you rub and pass the time, the minerals will be absorbed into the teeth and begin to promote the whitening. Brush with your preferred toothpaste, rinse, and smile with your brighter and whiter teeth.
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Mere teeth mein bhut problem horhi ha dard rehte ha masoide pain nhi jata please tell me kya kru

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist,
Dear, for gum disease its better to perform good mouth hygiene after getting your tooth cleaned from dentist secondly about pain of tooth need go for through examination about the nature and cause of pain followed by treatment. So consult your dentist.
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I am chewing tobacco & i can not open my mouth full & cant eat spicy,hot food what to do ? Thanks.

BDS, MDS
Dentist,
Dear, First of all, you need to stop Chewing tobacco.Then show to Oral Physician for further diagnosis and treatment.
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