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Dr. Karunakar

Dentist, Mangalore

Dr. Karunakar Dentist, Mangalore
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Dr. Karunakar is an experienced Dentist in Patrao Lane, Mangalore. Doctor is currently practising at T clinic in Patrao Lane, Mangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Karunakar on Lybrate.com.

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My mother aged 64 yrs having problem of ulcers in her mouth since 4 months. Kindly suggest medicines.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
My mother aged 64 yrs having problem of ulcers in her mouth since 4 months.

Kindly suggest medicines.
Take cap bnc one a day local application of metroggyl gel over ulcers, suck on tab bifilac twice daily, drink plenty of water, take fibrous food.
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I had dental treatment 2 years ago. It was ortho treatment. After treatment I am facing problem of yellowness in teeth. And sometimes bleeding in gums. What can I do to get rid of it?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I had dental treatment 2 years ago. It was ortho treatment. After treatment I am facing problem of yellowness in teet...
FOR YELLOWNESS OF TEETH: Advise deep cleaning, polishing, whitening (bleaching) procedures, artificial enamel filling or capping. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use Snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply SNOWDENT paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min .Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results. FOR BLEEDING GUMS: We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks.
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Dentist, Gurgaon
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MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Smoking or consuming smokeless tobacco is very harmful for your teeth. It can lead to various oral diseases like oral cancer, gingivitis, periodontitis and tooth decay. 
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I am 22 years old, my teeth gap is little. How to reduce my teeth gap and clean white teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I am 22 years old, my teeth gap is little. How to reduce my teeth gap and clean white teeth.
gap between teeth can be filled with restorative material like composite. ..visit to a dentist for examination and proper treatment. .
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99% of the plaque can be removed by the use of waterjets along with daily brushing

BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
99% of the plaque can be removed by the use of waterjets along with daily brushing
99% of the plaque can be removed by the use of waterjets along with daily brushing.
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Dental Health Tip

BDS, Certificate course in Oral Implantology
Dentist, Aligarh
Dental Health Tip

Using an appropriate tooth paste is very necessary for the health of our teeth. Tooth pastes which contain flouride help in keeping the teeth healthy by reducing the risk of tooth decay.

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BDS
Dentist,
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 27 years old male and I have some yellow and black stain in my teeth and in inner side also even I am doing brush 2 times in a day (morning and night) and not takes any drugs like tombakoo, sigrate or etc. How can I remove this? even I changed my tooth paste.

BDS
Dentist, Secunderabad
Reasons a) use of tea / coffee b) improper brushing c) long use of beverages tretmen a) cleaning of teeth b) cement filling in areas wid black spots c) visit your dentist every six month.
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BDS
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
Tongue cleaning is as important as brushing and flossing. Use of a proper tongue scraper every morning will remove tongue plaque and freshen your breath.
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Who keep our teeth in good condition with brushing at all. And is the of our body smell, who keep it away.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Who keep our teeth in good condition with brushing at all. And is the of our body smell, who keep it away.
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 problem in front 4 teeth. I am not able to brush properly though using sensodine. What should I do to get rid of it?

BDS
Dentist, Rewari
I am suffering from sensitivity problem in front 4 teeth. I am not able to brush properly though using sensodine. Wha...
There may be ename cracks ,or enamel abrasion due to heavy brushing get special treatment done by dentist.
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Aged 44 years. I have a problem where my 4 teeth got lost and 3 teeth are ready to loose. I am facing awkward position to speak in public. Remedy required ?

A.C.C.I - Accredited and Certified Course in Implantology, MDS - Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Jammu
Good morning , it is very important to have a dental check up done and the dental surgeon would after examinations may order some investigations including Xrays - OPG - which would reveal the status of your teeth and their supporting bone. On the basis of same would he be able to help you. It is good that you have suddenly become aware of your handicap - we in the profession will do our best to meet your concerns and rehabilitate you. This has come to pass because of the sheer neglect of your teeth by you. That is why it is recommended to have a 6 month check up from 1 year of age. If we can watch news or read newspapers every day, why we cannot get our general health and dental check up every 6 months!
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Dental Implants & Dental Crowns - Immediate Post-operative Care

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Dental Implants & Dental Crowns - Immediate Post-operative Care

When a tooth is lost, the dental implant or dental crown would be the closest replacement both in terms of chewing efficiency and facial appearance.

Unlike a denture, the implant replaces not just the crown structure but also the root portion. This ensures that the tooth is replaced as it was prior to the loss. When clinically done properly and cared for appropriately, the dental implant can last for decades.

Why Is a Dental Crown Needed?
A dental crown may be needed in the following situations:

  1. To protect a weak tooth (for instance, from decay) from breaking or to hold together parts of a cracked tooth
  2. To restore an already broken tooth or a tooth that has been severely worn down
  3. To cover and support a tooth with a large filling when there isn't a lot of tooth left
  4. To hold a dental bridge in place
  5. To cover misshapened or severely discolored teeth
  6. To make a cosmetic modification

And, if you have gone for dental implants, keep the following in-check to maintain a good oral health after you the implant is done- 

  • Until the effect of the anesthetic wears off, do not eat or limit to drinking something cold. Avoid anything hot or spicy for the first day.
  • Start using the mouthwash from the evening of surgery and continue through the entire week. It should be held in the surgical area for at least a minute, repeated 3 times daily, for the first week.
  • The other teeth should be brushed from the evening of the surgery. The surgical area should not be touched for the first 3 to 4 days. After that, depending on the pain tolerance, gently brush this area with a soft toothbrush.
  • Add a teaspoon of salt to a glass of warm water, keep it in the surgical site for a soothing effect. This can be repeated as many times as possible, after each meal or snack.
  • Follow a soft diet and do not let the food go into the surgical site area.
  • Do not disturb the surgical site with either tongue or finger.
  • Smoking should be completely avoided until the wound completely heals. The negative pressure created during can dislodge the clot and lead to delayed healing and even complications like dry socket.
  • Expect some swelling and/or bruising in the cheek and mouth area, which will increase for the first 2 to 3 days and then gradually subside. Swelling can be managed with ice packs or a cold towel that is applied for 10 minutes with half-hour breaks. From day 2 onwards, gentle heat can be used.
  • Similarly, expect pain for the first couple of days which can be controlled with pain-killers. Take the first pain-killer before the anesthetic effect wears off.
  • Continued pain and swelling after the first 4 to 5 days should prompt a visit to the dentist, as it might be an indication of underlying dental infection.
  • If you have dentures over the surgical implant site, try using them to the least extent possible for the first week.
  • Complete the entire antibiotics course after the surgery.

Appropriate post-operative care goes a long way in ensure the implant gets absorbed and lasts a lifetime. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.

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Dentist, Mohali
For complete oral health, keeping your tongue clean is as important as keeping your teeth clean. Remove tongue plaque and bad breath by using a proper tongue scraper daily.
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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.

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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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Hi im 33 year old male my gums are burnt due to chewing tobacco in my early days so I would like to know is there any treatment or surgery for gums to regrow.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Hi im 33 year old male my gums are burnt due to chewing tobacco in my early days so I would like to know is there any...
yes, there is a periodontal flap surgery available for your condition. .visit to a dentist for examination and proper treatment plan. ..
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Advanced implant surgical mastership, MDS Prosthodontics, Implantologist, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), BDS
Dentist, Udupi
Pain in your jaw can also cause back pain and stress your spinal cord. Proper dental alignment can immediately relieve pain.
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I do brush regularly. But a black scaling is taking place in the roots of my teeth. Why? And what is the solution? Tell me please.

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
I do brush regularly. But a black scaling is taking place in the roots of my teeth.
Why?
And what is the solution?
Te...
Its is called superficial stains on your tooth which are caused by eating, saliva and many ore reasons. Eventually it is not removed my your normal brushing. For which you need professional help so visit a dentist and get scaling and polishing done and your problem is solved.
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