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Dr. Mallu

MBBS

Dentist, mumbai

39 Years Experience  ·  1 at clinic
Dr. Mallu MBBS Dentist, mumbai
39 Years Experience  ·  1 at clinic
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MBBS - S V S Medical College, Mehboobnagar - 1978
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Extraction Is It the End or Beginning of a Dental Problems?

BDS, Masters in Immediate Loading Implants, Digital Smile Degin , Fellowship in Implantology
Dentist, Gurgaon
Extraction Is It the End or Beginning of a Dental Problems?

Removal of teeth is gradually not the first option for a lot of dental issues. However, a large number of dental infections and other causes end in extraction. The front teeth, because of their visibility, are more likely to be replaced. The back teeth often go un-replaced, though they play a higher role in terms of food digestion and function. In many patients, reasons for impaired bite and crooked tooth are traced back to failure to replace a removed tooth. (Learn more to maintain healthy teeth)

Let us look at the some of the issues as a result of not replacing a missing tooth:

  1. Reduced chewing/digestive efficiency: The back teeth play a significant role in chewing the food and contributing to the initial stage of digestion. The salivary enzymes play a significant role in digestion when the food is chewed and removal of back teeth tends to make people swallow food faster than if good amount of chewing were to happen. Studies show that loss of each posterior tooth (molars especially) reduces tooth efficiency by 10%.
  2. Malocclusion: A malocclusion happens due to the empty space created, into which 3 teeth are trying to move. The tooth before and after the empty space tend to slowly tilt towards the empty space in between. Also, the opposing upper or lower tooth supra erupts into this space.  Each tooth plays a critical role in maintaining the adjacent and opposing tooth in place, which is lost when a tooth is not replaced after removal.
  3. Bone loss: The tooth also is essential for maintaining healthy bone, and if not replaced, it can lead to accelerated loss of alveolar bone.  Good bone support is very essential for construction of dentures, especially in old age, when complete dentures which are almost always removable need to be done. This is true especially in the lower teeth, where denture retention is a big challenge.
  4. Extra pressure on other teeth: Not replacing a tooth puts additional pressure on the remaining teeth, leading to accelerated bone loss and wearing off of the enamel.
  5. Esthetics: There will be a sinking in of the face when back teeth are not replaced, leading to a puckering.

So, the next time, tooth loss is inevitable, ensure you plan how to replace it in the earliest possible time period. The more it is delayed, the more difficult it is to replace it and the more expensive it will turn out for the patient. Fixed dentures or removable dentures can be the options, depending on age, food habits, finances, etc. Implants also could be another option, which is the new-age solution for replacing teeth.  A detailed discussion with your dentist, ahead of removal will help you plan better. (know more for Nutrition and Dental Health)

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Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
Drinking a cup of tea everyday helps in keeping the gums and teeth healthy as it contains high amounts of flouride and flavonoids which prevent harmful bacteria from sticking to the teeth.

There is a smell of smoke for my exhaled air from my nose. Its a bad smell. How can I get a fresh exhaled air. Also I want to get rid of the smell from mouth.

BDS
Dentist, Rewari
There is a smell of smoke for my exhaled air from my nose. Its a bad smell. How can I get a fresh exhaled air. Also I...
Stop smoking immediately. Do warm water with mint drops and inhale steam to clear effect of smoke from nose and oral cavity.
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My father is diabetic his sugar level is normal but he feels burning sensation on his tongue.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Dear lybrate-user your father is a diabetic and having burning sensation in tongue. As the blood sugar level is controlled. Get it regularly checked and let him avoid tobacco and smoke and spicy foods. Let him drink plenty of water and give him cap becosule and folic acid. Apply glycerine on tongue and sometime ointment benzocaine on tongue.
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I would like to know some home made remedy to avoid or get ride of bad breath. Its like, it coming ever now and then. So, my question is what create the smell and how to avoid it.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I would like to know some home made remedy to avoid or get ride of bad breath. Its like, it coming ever now and then....
Bad breath can be due to accumulation of plaque on teeth, decay, bad digestion, sore throat, dry mouth, consumption of caffeinated or aerated beverages n alcoholic drinks. Go for scaling and polishing of teeth. Use mouthwash twice daily after brushing. Maintain proper oral hygiene. Increase your water intake.
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BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Gum diseases can be treated and reversed in their initial stages very easily. By getting the accumulated tartar and plaque removed by a dentist, there is a chance that they can get better without much ado. 

From last four five days I have an fungal infection in mouth, so which is the best medicine for this infection?

BHMS
Homeopath,
Take kali chlor 6 ....it's a homoeopathic medicine..take 4-5 globules twice daily ..this will help..
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MPT
Physiotherapist, Mumbai
Always make it a practice to encourage your children to inform you if they face any pain or discomfort in the neck or back before it becomes a serious problem.
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I always brush my teeth but even though I have bleeding problem problem so please suggest should I do in this regard.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
I always brush my teeth but even though I have bleeding problem problem so please suggest should I do in this regard.
That means brushing is not sufficient in your case. You need to take extra care of your mouth. Also you need to start mouth rinses. And a mouthwash.
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My mother is a liver cirrhosis child's A patient .with esophageal varices grade 2.for last few days her gums are bleeding heavily. Is it something to worry about? She also takes insulin for diabetes.

MBBS, MD - General Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Chennai
My mother is a liver cirrhosis child's A patient .with esophageal varices grade 2.for last few days her gums are blee...
Liver cirrhosis causes defect in blood clotting. Due to decreased production of natural clotting factors produced from liver. Kindly check her pt and inr tests. Before it gets too late.
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I was prescribed of root canal by doctor today. I have my tooth rotten to flesh and it is giving pain. Will there be pain and injection?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I was prescribed of root canal by doctor today. I have my tooth rotten to flesh and it is giving pain. Will there be ...
Yes you wil hav injection for rct, once injections given you wil hav pain relief & rct wil be started.
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My teeth yellowish and smell to come out many paste to be used so give properly guide.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth yellowish and smell to come out many paste to be used so give properly guide.
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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medications that can stain teeth

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
medications that can stain teeth
Medications that can stain teeth

The antibiotic tetracycline causes gray teeth in children whose teeth are still developing. Antibacterial mouthwashes that contain chlorhexidine or cetylpyridinium chloride can also stain teeth. Some antihistamines, antipsychotic drugs, and blood pressure medications cause tooth stains, as can iron and excess fluoride. If bleaching doesn't help, ask your dentist about dental bonding, in which a tooth-colored material is applied to teeth.

I have teeth problem from my childhood there is bood in mouth when I wake in morning my teeth is irregular and when I take any antibiotic medicine it stop for some time also yellow teeth & smelling problem.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I have teeth problem from my childhood there is bood in mouth when I wake in morning my teeth is irregular and when I...
U may req orthodontic tt to straighten teeth, get scaling done use hexidine mouth wash drink plenty of water.
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I have taken xylometazoline from my mouth. Is it dangerous. Give me suggestions m afraid.

BDS, Master of Hospital Administration
Dentist, Patna
I have taken xylometazoline from my mouth. Is it dangerous. Give me suggestions m afraid.
Xylometazoline acts on adrenergic receptors of nasal mucosa to relieve the congestion by constricting the inflamed or swollen nasal blood vessels. If you are a patient of high blood pressure or suffering from any cardiac ailment please avoid the drug. Otherwise you may feel free to use it. Better not take overdose.
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I have a root canal treatment, but I have not completed full course. Now what I do?

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
You should get the treatment completed otherwise you will crop up with added infection or tooth will break.
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Dentist, Rampur

At what age tonsillectomy is required and what are the precautions to be taken after it?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
At what age tonsillectomy is required and what are the precautions to be taken after it?
A tonsillectomy is a surgical procedure to remove the tonsils. Tonsils are two small glands located in the back of your throat. Tonsils house white blood cells to help you fight infection, but sometimes the tonsils themselves become infected. Precautions: don't take aspirin or other medications containing aspirin for at least two weeks prior to surgery. Don't eat anything after midnight before the scheduled surgery. Your surgeon should provide you with instructions about eating food and drinking liquids prior to reporting to the hospital. Make arrangements for a ride home. Plan for 10 days to two weeks or more of recovery time. Adults may need more time than children do.
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I am 19 years old. I am having ulcers problem because of which I am not able to drink or eat anything. Would you please help me?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Apply ulcer gel two to three times aday for seven days. Multivitamin b capsule tablet once a day for seven days.
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