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Dr. M.K. Prakash

Dentist, Mumbai

Dr. M.K. Prakash Dentist, Mumbai
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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I am 19 years old and my teeth are yellow and I don't know what to do to make them white?

BDS, Certificate course in Oral Implantology
Dentist, Aligarh
I am 19 years old and my teeth are yellow and I don't know what to do to make them white?
dear, you may need to go for bleaching of teeth. get yourself examined by a dentist for further evaluation...
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All About Tongue Problems

MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
All About Tongue Problems

Tongue is an important organ of your body. Without the tongue you would not have been able to enjoy one of the most pleasurable experiences of life: tasting food! Imagine how life would be without the sudden euphoria you experience when you taste something delicious. Not only do your taste buds help you to taste food, but it also rejects harmful substances like toxins and sends your brain a signal to avoid consuming it. The tongue also helps in digestion of food. It makes the food pass easily from your mouth and throat to your stomach. Apart from tasting and sending signals to your brain, the tongue helps you to talk. It facilitates speech. It alters the air in your mouth which is produced by the vocal cords. That is how you make a wide range of sounds.

Tongue Problems:

  1. Burning sensation on the tongue: This normally occurs in women who have recently attained menopause. Mood swings are also a characteristic feature of menopause. Burning sensation is rare but a symptom of post menopause. Burning sensations can also occur due to cigarette smoking.

  2. Change in the tongue color: Many times having a pink tongue means deficiency in iron, folic acid and vitamin B-12. This can also be because of an allergy to gluten. A white tongue can occur due to smoking or drinking alcohol.

  3. Tongue pain: It can occur due to biting, injury or infection. Canker pains are also common. It can be caused by aging, diabetes, tumors and infection.

  4. Tongue swelling: It is caused by down-syndrome, tongue cancer, leukemia, strep throat and anemia.

  5. Oral thrush: It is a yeast infection. It makes the surface of the tongue and the mouth look like cottage cheese. People suffering from asthma or diabetes can also get oral thrush.

Remedies for tongue problem:

  1. Don't consume spicy and hot food.

  2. If you have a canker sore, try to drink only cold beverages and eat soft foods.

  3. Rinse your mouth regularly with a mixture of warm water and salt or you can also make a mixture of warm water and baking soda.

  4. Apply ice to soothe your tongue.

If the tongue pain persists then it is better to book an appointment with an ENT specialist or with an otolaryngologist.

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Sir my teeth are of little pale colour. Im using hydrogen as mouthwash for one minute before brushing. Can you tell me some treatment to get white teeth?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir my teeth are of little pale colour. Im using hydrogen as mouthwash for one minute before brushing. Can you tell m...
The simplest method of removing minor surface stains is polishing, or micro-abrasion if staining is more intrinsic. Provided that your discolouration is not due to inadequate enamel exposing the dentin, tooth whitening (bleaching) is often the most effective treatment for yellow stained teeth. 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.
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I am 22 years old, and I have a question regarding bad breath tht comes when we do not take water or food for several hrs and even after the meal tht we take. How to kill this bad breath germs.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Hello, bad breath could be because of deposits on your teeth or food lodged in your teeth. Visit a dentist get your scaling and polishing done. For whiter teeth you can go for bleaching or whitening procedure. Brush twice daily, maintain proper brushing technique, floss regularly and rinse after every meal. Visit your dentist every 6 months.
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I am 34 years old. In Last two months I am experiencing a lot of discomfort in my throat, such as Cold, Cough, Infection, Mouth Ulcer, Slight Swelling below my chin, Slight hitching in the mouth. I have been smoking for the past 15 years. No weight loss ever. I don't think there is any Tumor. The slight swelling below my chin goes off when I apply eucalyptus oil. I am worried about me being a victim of cancer. And very scared to go to doctor. Please Advise.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I am 34 years old. In Last two months  I am experiencing a lot of discomfort in my throat, such as Cold, Cough, Infec...
not every discomfort/swelling is cancer ..it might be just a small infection treatable with simple antibiotics..rather than suffering indefinitely in fear..have courage and get yourself examined thoroughly with ent surgeon
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Management of Discolored tooth

MDS Endodontist
Dentist, Pratapgarh
Management of Discolored tooth
Beautification or discolored teeth/tooth can be corrected/camouflaged through various ways.
1. Bleaching (intracornonal/extracoronal)
2. Veneers
3. Componeers
4. Lumineers
5. Composite veneers
7. Emax crowns
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I have been suffering for last 15 days with a tongue ulcer and treating with homeopathy medicine. Doctor told nothing to be worried. I do smoke. After 15 days also it is not come down. Please guide me.

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Dhamtari
An ulcer lasting that long may be misdiagnosed, insist on getting a tissue biopsy done. Meanwhile keep the mouth clean. Swish & spit with warm salt-water after meals, till suggested otherwise.
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My wisdom tooth is rotten. Doctors are asking to get it extracted. What to do! Shall I get it extracted or not? I have frequent toothache as well.

BDS
Dentist, Fatehgarh Churian
My wisdom tooth is rotten. Doctors are asking to get it extracted. What to do! Shall I get it extracted or not? I hav...
go for extraction before its too late.if any how swelling occurred u won't be able to open ur mouth n doctor won't be able to help u .
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I have started to drink warm water with turmeric powder before brush at morning from 4 to 5 days ago but I am getting digestion problems, is it really beneficial to do that because read it on net then I started doing it, previously my digestion was good so shall I continue doing that or follow my previous routine?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I have started to drink warm water with turmeric powder before brush at morning from 4 to 5 days ago but I am getting...
It's a difficult q to and in our society there r lot of people who just suggest lots of things use ur wisdom if it has scientific bases ok otherwise make ur decision
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My sister is suffering from tooth gum swelling from almost 5 years I want anssolution for this.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
My sister is suffering from tooth gum swelling from almost 5 years I want anssolution for this.
She should go for teeth cleaning from dentist. . And after that maintain good oral hygiene. Brush twice a day with Fluoridated toothpaste. Do flossing also to remove the plaque in between teeth. . Her problem will be solved. .
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There's a hole in my teeth. And I can not take cold things at all because of that. What will be the treatment for that problem?

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Howrah
There's a hole in my teeth. And I can not take cold things at all because of that. What will be the treatment for tha...
Treatment will be restoration of the cavity either by a simple filling or rct depending on what the dentist fimds out after examining u. Visit a dentist.
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My father had operated in 2013 for mouth cancer and now it appears again so what to do I have some reports that I can send you please advice me what to do.

MDS
Dentist, Kota
Plz write the diagnosis mentioned in cancer report. Cancer has tendency to recur but depend upon the stage of cancer success rate of treatment varies.
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BDS
Dentist, Surat
Tooth decay happens when the enamel and dentine of a tooth become softened by acid attack after you have eaten or drunk anything containing sugars.
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I am suffering from teeth problem, there is a hole in my teeth, how can I recover from it?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am suffering from teeth problem, there is a hole in my teeth, how can I recover from it?
•If your cavity in the tooth is caused by decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need root canal treatment. This procedure involves removing the infected pulp and then inserting a special type of filling to seal the tooth and prevent re-infection.
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I am 23 years old nowadays I'm facing one problem that is, my mouth test is having bitter! Please advise.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 23 years old nowadays I'm facing one problem that is, my mouth test is having bitter! Please advise.
•A change in 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 taste alteration when eating.
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My lower jaw near the molar teeth is paining since yesterday night. I am not able to eat from that part of the mouth coz its paining over there. I am feeling lyk that part of the jaw has swollen so plzz tell me dome good medicine to cure it.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
My lower jaw near the molar teeth is paining since yesterday night. I am not able to eat from that part of the mouth ...
If pain is due to decay on tooth then you have to go for root canal treatment to cure it. If pain is due to erupting wisdom tooth then it is advised to get it removed from the dentist soon. Xray is required for proper suggestion. Visit to a dentist for examination and proper treatment plan. Medicine will give you only temporary relief. For permanent solution you should visit to a dentist.
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BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Get aware of the dental condition
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I am 27 years old. I have Habit of taking water after tea. Is it bad for my Teeth or Body. I have this Habit from last 20 years. But I am not facing any Problem.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I am 27 years old. I have Habit of taking water after tea. Is it bad for my Teeth or Body. I have this Habit from las...
Hello. Drinking or eating any two liquid or solid food items with different temperature is bad for teeth and body. If you can wait for 15 to 20 minutes after taking hot tea and then drink water. It will help you clean your teeth and will not have any side effect.
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My mouth stinks all day long and the smell doesn't go no matter how much I brush my teeth. So can you give me a solution for this?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My mouth stinks all day long and the smell doesn't go no matter how much I brush my teeth. So can you give me a solut...
Homoeopathic medicine NUX VOMICA 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 2 drops direct on tongue twice daily RINSEOUT ( SBL) Gargles 20 drops in 20 ml luke warm water.Gargles 3 times daily while holding water for 20 seconds in mouth immediately after meals. HEKLA LAVA TOOTH POWDER ( WHEEZAL) Scrub teeth daily night Visit a Dentist for physical examination.
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