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Dr. Gopa Kumar Nair

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Dentist, Mangalore

24 Years Experience
Dr. Gopa Kumar Nair MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Dentist, Mangalore
24 Years Experience
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Gopa Kumar Nair is an experienced Dentist in Bikarnakatte, Mangalore. He has helped numerous patients in his 24 years of experience as a Dentist. He is a MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery . He is currently associated with Cosmopolitan Dental Clinic in Bikarnakatte, Mangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Gopa Kumar Nair on Lybrate.com.

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MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery - Mangalore University - 1993
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Dentist, Jaipur
Keeping your brush at a 45 degree angle while brushing so that the bristles do not hurt your gums.
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Hi, I have cavity how can I stop it by home remedy?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist,
Hi, I have cavity how can I stop it by home remedy?
Hi, you need to go for a check-up and x-ray to figure out extent of decay to get a clear idea of the treatment plan. Without checking you clinically we can't suggest anything. Regards
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My tongue have white color for past few days and I am not able to taste and eat properly. what should I do? Please help me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Gurgaon
May be you r having leukoplakia so get your tongue examined from some oral surgeon or oral pathologist. Stop if any tobacco products you r consuming and get you examined from physician also if needed.
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I am 25 years old. I used tobbaco since last 3, 4 years. In morning bad smell problem overcomes. What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 25 years old. I used tobbaco since last 3, 4 years. In morning bad smell problem overcomes. What should I do?
Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. 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 am suffering from sensitivity in my teeth which toothpaste should I use?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist,
I am suffering from sensitivity in my teeth which toothpaste should I use?
Use Thermoseal RA toothpaste two times daily for at least 15 days .. apply on sensitive tooth leave for 3 minuted and rinse.
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BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Soft drinks,cordials and packed fruit juices should be consumed in a limited quantity because they are acidic in nature.acidic food or drinks often softenthe tooth material which leads to the dissolution of mineralsof tooth enamel,resultingin cavities.
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I have a problem with mouthulcer. It happens again and again. I can't able to eat any spicy food. I eat only curd rice or milk rice. What kind of precautions should taken to avoid it.

BDS
Dentist, Thane
I have a problem with mouthulcer. It happens again and again. I can't able to eat any spicy food. I eat only curd ric...
There are many causes of mouth ulcers which may be - -stress in the body -excess heat - a sharp tooth edge causing injury leading to ulcer -nutritional problems, such as vitamin b 12 deficiency - iron & or folic acid deficiency treatment remedies for mouth ulcers -drink 2-3 liters water per day - avoid hot & spicy foods - take good nutritional foods -reduce stress by stress relieving activities of your choice -you can take b -complex capsules (e. G. Becosules capsule) once in a day for 1 week for faster recovery
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Dentafix Oral Gyaan

MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Dentafix Oral Gyaan

Asking your doctor if an antibiotic medicine can be taken is advisable as it can help in reducing the infection and swelling. It can also be taken after the treatment for faster healing.

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Why some times blood comes out after brushing & cleansing the mouth after some binge drinking in the previous night?

BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Why some times blood comes out after brushing & cleansing the mouth after some binge drinking in the previous night?
Dear lybrate-user, it is due to gum infection namely gingivitis. Higher the grade of disease higher will b d manifestation. Use tooth brush twice a day and do antiplaque mouthwash 2-3times a day may give you releif. If not satisfied visit a dentist near to you.
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My teeth have pain and there is blood also at eating something strong food.

BDS
Dentist,
My teeth have pain and there is blood also at eating something strong food.
Kindly get scaling done and use gum paint twice daily for 15 days. Kindly get an x-ray done of the tooth having pain. May be you will have to get root canal treatment done followed by a crown or cap. But if you have generalised pain then after scaling you will have relief. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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friends of your teeth:Calcium

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
friends of your teeth:Calcium
Calcium is one of your best friends when it comes to preventing tooth decay. This is especially true for growing children and those with dental issues. Dairy products-be it milk, cheese or yogurt are all good source of calcium.
Other sources includes almonds, broccoli, dried beans.
Have happy smile and healthy teeth.
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I am having blood in my mouth while sleeping. Some times the blood with saliva has yellow substance. What would be the reason.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
It is the pus discharge from your mouth. Go to anearby dentist for complete resolution of the problem.
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Hi, I am 25 years old, I am working in a private company. I take my lunch (9 a. M), lunch (1.00) dinner (10.00) on time. But I suffer from bad smell from my mouth. Please give some solution for that.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
Hi, I am 25 years old, I am working in a private company. I take my lunch (9 a. M), lunch (1.00) dinner (10.00) on ti...
Kindly get scaling done and use mouth wash twice daily for 15 days. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique. Also notice that you are not constipated most of the times as this is also one of the reasons for bad breath.
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I am suffering from tooth sensitivity what should I do. Please suggest some remedy in this regard.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am suffering from tooth sensitivity what should I do. Please suggest some remedy in this regard.
Hi, teeth have a protective layer called enamel with age the enamel wears off and become thin which causes to become teeth sensitive to cold and hot. You need to get a professional check up done to know the exact cause and solution of your problem.
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Dear Mam. At night my inner chik skin comes between teeth of both side. Please suggest me remedy.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Dear Mam.
At night my inner chik skin comes between teeth of both side. Please suggest me remedy.
Eat lot of fruits & green leafy vegetables & drink plenty of water. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need coronoplasty (smoothen teeth edges) along with c. Becosules 5 cap, for five days in the morning after meals & hexigel ointment on the cheek area until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person. 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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Hello Dr. I lost my front two teeth by a accident but the teeth roots is present. What is the treatments I take.

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Hello Dr. I lost my front two teeth by a accident but the teeth roots is present. What is the treatments I take.
get an xray done and your dentist will tell u if the tooth roots can be kept or not,,perhaps in my opinion they shd be extracted and get implants done.
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I am 28 years old I have gum infection got bone loss will you advise the best treatment.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I am 28 years old I have gum infection got bone loss will you advise the best treatment.
Seeing to the complaint I noticed that there is bone loss, flap surgery is the procedure to be performed along with adding bone graft but if the bone is angular then the bone graft will resist on the bone, once if you can send me your full mouth xray I can tell you otherwise see a dentist.
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Is soda and limbu acts as a good teeth whitener? and is it safe for the teeth which is of artificial cap?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Is soda and limbu acts as a good teeth whitener? and is it safe for the teeth which is of artificial cap?
Soda and lime sometime act as a good teeth cleaner and whitener but excess of every thing is bad so be careful.
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Causes and Symptoms of Dry Mouth

BDS
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
Causes and Symptoms of Dry Mouth

When the salivary glands do not produce enough saliva, the mouth gets dry and uncomfortable. Due to certain conditions, such a phenomenon can occur and this condition is known as dry mouth or xerostomia. Xerostomia or dry mouth can occur due to multiple reasons. Read on more to find all about the different causes and symptoms of dry mouth.

Causes:

  1. Side effects of certain medications: Dry mouth occurs due to the effect of certain prescription and nonprescription medications. Drugs used to treat depression, pain, allergies, anxiety, epilepsy, obesity, nausea and psychotic disorders can cause dry mouth condition as a side effect. Sedatives and muscle relaxers can also cause dry mouth.
  2. Side effects of certain disease and infections: Certain diseases such as Alzheimer's disease, mumps, diabetes, hypertension, cystic fibrosis, anemia and Parkinson's disease can also cause dry mouth or xerostomia.
  3. Side effect of treatments: If the salivary glands are damaged due to certain reasons, then less saliva is secreted resulting in dry mouth. Certain treatments such as radiation treatments in the head and neck or chemotherapy sessions could indirectly cause dry mouth by damaging the salivary glands.
  4. Nerve damage: Dry mouth can also be due to a person suffering from nerve damage caused due to accident or surgery.
  5. Dehydration: Conditions like fever, excessive vomiting, diarrhea, excessive sweating, which cause dehydration can also cause dry mouth.
  6. Removal of salivary glands: Surgical removal of the salivary glands also causes dry mouth. 
  7. Lifestyle choices: Certain lifestyle preferences such as chewing tobacco or smoking can cause dry mouth.

Symptoms:
Dry mouth has several symptoms. If you have some or all of the symptoms mentioned below, then you are more than likely suffering from dry mouth.

  1. A sticky and dry feeling in the mouth. 
  2. The frequent feeling of being thirsty.
  3. A dry, parched feeling in the throat.
  4. The tongue being dry, raw and red.
  5. There is discomfort and problem while you are speaking or experiencing problems with chewing, tasting or swallowing food.
  6. Experiencing dry nasal passages, a sore throat or hoarseness in the voice.
  7. A tingling or slightly burning sensation in the mouth but particularly in the tongue.
  8. Having a bad breath.

Related Tip: "Why Oral Health in Older Adults Is Important"

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