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Dr. Prasanth

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Hello doctor, I have tooth ache from last two days. I can't eat properly. Pls suggest what should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Hello doctor, I have tooth ache from last two days. I can't eat properly. Pls suggest what should I do?
Teeth pain can be due to decay or fractured teeth, gum infection or sensitivity. Get your teeth x-rayed n go for needful treatment. For decay, you might require rct n cap or removal n replacement by implants or bridge. For gum infection, go for scaling and polishing of teeth. For sensitivity, use desensitizing toothpaste twice daily.
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I have tooth ache for over a couple of days to the wisdom teeth which have decayed. What is the remedy?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have tooth ache for over a couple of days to the wisdom teeth which have decayed. What is the remedy?
Raj kumar take tab combiflam for pain and visit dental surgeon for removal of decayed wisdom tooth.
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I am continuously facing mouth ulcers problem. Nearly more than 10 days in a month. What is the remedy for this?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Oral And Maxillofacial Surgeon, Patna
I am continuously facing mouth ulcers problem. Nearly more than 10 days in a month. What is the remedy for this?
This condition is known as apthus ulcer. Most commonly seen in cases of constipation, stressful condition or some systemic diseases. It is a self limiting condition. But in symptomatic condition antiseptic with local anesthetic solution may improve quality of life.
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Hi. I'm 24 yrs old. My gums are bleeding. I'm worried that it will lead to bad breath. Please help.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I think you have developed gingivitis(bleeding gums) which causes bleeding. Get scaling (cleaning)done which might reduce your bleeding to some extent and this will also help you in reducing bad breath. Do flossing and use mouthwash.
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I am 38 yrs old I have puss formation in lower front teeth and I have done cleaning once after that it started please guide me.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am 38 yrs old I have puss formation in lower front teeth and I have done cleaning once after that it started please...
You have to go for deep cleaning of lower teeth and may be gingival curettage and take advised medicines. You will be fine.
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Why Smokers are at Greater Risk of Tooth Loss?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Mohali
Why Smokers are at Greater Risk of Tooth Loss?

The mouth is the first organ that takes the brunt of smoking. The teeth, lips, cheeks, tongue are all affected by smoking. While most are worried about the discoloration of the teeth and lips, the damage is actually quite deep rooted literally and figuratively. The harmful effects of smoking reach the roots and eventually lead to tooth loss.

Let us look at some ways how smoking affects the teeth.

1. The black stains that are the tell-tale signs of a smoker are a major source of irritation to the teeth, especially along the gum line. On one hand, they do not allow proper cleaning of the gums and on the other, they are a constant source of irritation leading to inflammation. The result is there is damage beneath that layer of black stains, which does not become visible unless the signs of infection become evident pain, redness, swelling or even pus formation in some cases.

2. Smoking conceals the gum disease from becoming evident, thereby, reducing the chance of identifying and treating the disease at an early stage. This progresses to more severe periodontal disease, where the bones and supporting tissues that hold the tooth in place are infected and gradually the tooth weakens.

3. The nicotine in the smoke also promotes the growth of bacteria that lead to plaque formation and thereby worsen the pace at which gum disease happens.

4. Another aspect is that in smokers, the ability of the gums to heal is reduced drastically, thereby, leading to progressive incremental damage and eventual tooth loss.

5. Nicotine reduces the amount of minerals in bones and especially in postmenopausal female smokers, the bones are quite weak and the incidence of periodontal disease is also quite high.

To summarize, for smokers, the risk for gum disease is higher and the recovery of gum disease is delayed. The duration and number of cigarettes has a direct effect on the gum disease. Of note, the effects are more severe in females, compared to males.

The good news however, is that quitting smoking (and other forms of nicotine) can show immediate results, including complete reversal of the damage. Other ways to manage include:

1. Regular brushing and flossing, twice a day at least

2. Rinsing after each meal with either a medicated rinse or plain water

3. Clinical cleaning including scaling and root planing if required at regular intervals

4. Minor surgery if required if there is root exposure and/or deep periodontal pockets

5. Abstain from tobacco in any form

Smoking affects the gums and periodontium severely, tooth loss has a strong and direct correlation with smoking. Not many would have thought about the adverse effects of smoking on the dental system. While they sound very alarming, there is definitely hope, with the first step as quitting it. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Dentist.

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Tooth Ache - 5 Ayurvedic Remedies That Can Help You!

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda,
Tooth Ache - 5 Ayurvedic Remedies That Can Help You!

Toothache is one of the common ailments that occur frequently to individuals of all ages. Tooth pain ranges from mild to severe and can be caused by a wide variety of factors pertaining to oral health and dental decay. The pain hightens during or post the consumption of food items that are either too hot or too cold as the tooth becomes increasingly sensitive to changes in temperature.

In Ayurveda, tooth pains are known as daantshool. Ayurveda can provide an effective remedy to tooth pains both chronic and acute. Ayurvedic treatment provides relief from the pain by dealing with the root cause of the problem in a natural and holistic manner without any side effect. It also eliminates the chances of any relapse.

Some of the most common and effective Ayurvedic remedies for sharp tooth pain are as follows:

  1. Garlic and clove oil: Ayurvedic plants such as garlic and clove are known all over the world for their medicinal properties and healing qualities. Clove oil and garlic can be applied to the affected area of the teeth to ease the pain and improve dental health. This remedy will surely show benefits in the form of stronger teeth that are free of any pain.
  2. Lime and asafoetida: The vitamin C content in citrus fruits is an effective disinfectant that heals teeth which experience sensitivity due to decay and the formation of cavities. Limes can cure sharp tooth pains as well as bleeding gums and loose teeth. A mixture of asafoetida, also known as hing, and lime juice should be slightly heated and applied on the affected for pain relief.
  3. Neem and babool: Extracts of neem and babool are well known for their ability to heal tooth pains and related oral problems. These Ayurvedic herbs are good anti septic disinfectants that remove dental decay and provide relief from pain by healing and strengthening the teeth and gums.
  4. Pepper and rock salt: Pepper, known as maricha in Ayurveda, is highly effective in treating sensitive teeth. When pepper dust is mixed with rock salt and applied on the aching tooth, it alleviates the pain and reduces sensitivity. This mixture will improve oral health and hygiene and it can also be used along with clove oil.
  5. Bayberry bark: The bark of the bayberry tree is a useful Ayurvedic remedy for treating tooth pains. A paste made from the bark and a vinegar base can be applied on the tooth for getting relief from the pain. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an ayurveda.
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Brushing

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Brushing
Brushing teeth twice a day keeps your teeth healthy and free from plaque and deposits and thus keeps the tooth problems away.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
A ‪child‬ should first See a ‪‎dentist‬ at the age of 6 months.
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I have teeth pain. My right side corner teeth are paining. I have cavity in that. My doc fill silver cement. Its about 5 months later. Now I have pain and swelling. Doc gave me this tablet. C symbiotik p T metrogyl 200 T nimulid 100 T chymoral forte. I took this tablet from yesterday .pain is not reducing. What can I do.

Dental Clinic
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have teeth pain. My right side corner teeth are paining. I have cavity in that. My doc fill silver cement. Its abou...
There might be root infection in the tooth. Get RCT done of the tooth done as soon as possible to avoid any further complication. After the RCT a crown is placed over the tooth to avoid breakage of the tooth.
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I am a 20 year girl. And my question is how will do when we have pain in back teeth? At the time of brush it is very painful. Can you suggest me any home made solution. Which is very effective.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am a 20 year girl. And my question is how will do when we have pain in back teeth? At the time of brush it is very ...
It's a surgical problem hence home remedies r not effective if last molar consult a maxillofacial surgeon if not in correct direction it may have to be removed
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I have ulcers in my mouth and they are becoming yellow and painful, what should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have ulcers in my mouth and they are becoming yellow and painful, what should I do?
Eat lot of fruits & green leafy vegetables & drink plenty of water. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need coronoplasty (smoothen teeth edges) along with t. Rebagen 10, morning one tab & one at night for 5 days, c. Becosules 5 cap, for five days in the morning after meals. Hexigel ointment on the area of ulcer. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. 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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FROM PAST 2 MONTHS I AM FACING TEETH ACHE, SWOLLEN GUMS , BLEEDING WHILE BRUSHING . SOMETIMES PARTS OF GUM BLEEDS WITHOUT TOUCHING OR BRUSHING . ALSO BAD SMELLING FROM MOUTH IS A PROBLEM . MY AGE IS 28. PLEASE HELP .answer should be in bengali .

BDS
Dentist, Siliguri
FROM PAST 2 MONTHS I AM FACING TEETH ACHE, SWOLLEN GUMS , BLEEDING WHILE BRUSHING . SOMETIMES PARTS OF GUM BLEEDS WIT...
Dear lybrate user.1st of all u know English,then why u want an explanation in Bengali?2ndly visit a Dentist and solve your problem.A treatment called scaling (deep) will solve your every gums related issues followed by some care to be taken at home,will be advices by the dentist after scaling.Dont worry.
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
Retainers should always be kept away from hot water, hot car dashboards, pockets and napkins.
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I have problems in diagnostic in my big problem on the body and mouth me chale ho jaate hai.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
I have problems in diagnostic in my big problem on the body and mouth me chale ho jaate hai.
Sorry.. but couldn't recognized your trouble... if you want you may consult with proper details... in hindi or english ...
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Respected doctors, I have gum problem and also bad smell of mouth, please help me to come out of this problem. Please advise.

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Delhi
Respected doctors, I have gum problem and also bad smell of mouth, please help me to come out of this problem. Please...
Bad breath and smell in mouth is commonly known as halitosis. It can be corrected easily by scaling.
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Sir. My teeth becomes brown and light yellow due to smoking cigrette. What can I do for clean my teeth shiney?

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
You need to get cleaning done every six months. To get whiter teeth you can consider bleaching after that.
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I am 41 year old male, sometimes it has been observed that blood comes with stool its not regular only when I ate spicy or hot things like alcohol, boiled egg, etc in excess quantity and also few drops of blood that makes the toilet water pink. And also their is a ulcers in my tongue from five years. Please suggest.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Long standing ulcer a biopsy should b done u may send pic of the ulcer on ur tongue u should also consult a gastroentologist
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What You Need to Know About Invisible Braces?

MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Post Graduation Certicate In Clear Aligner Therapy, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI) , Certificate In Advanced Endodontics,Laser Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
What You Need to Know About Invisible Braces?

Few people are lucky enough to be born with a set of perfectly aligned teeth. This fact and the pursuit for beautiful smile led to the development of braces. Traditional braces did help realign teeth, but are uncomfortable and affect a person's appearance while they are in use. Ceramic braces are less noticeable as the brackets are clear or tooth coloured. Invisible braces are the latest in dental realignment therapy. They are virtually invisible and are not associated with any dietary restrictions unlike the earlier forms of braces.

Invisible braces are also known as aligners. Aligners are similar to mouth guards in appearance, but are custom built to fit tightly around the patient's teeth. These slip over the teeth and are designed to be removed and replaced every fortnight. Aligners may also be removed for eating, brushing and flossing. Each set of aligners vary slightly so as to move your teeth forcefully and correct your bite.

Treatment time of invisible braces depends on how much the teeth needs to be moved. In most cases, treatment takes between 10 months to 24 months. Aligners are also often used by adults who wore braces as children to correct slight displacement of teeth. In such cases, treatment could take as little as 10 weeks.

However, not everyone can get invisible braces. Aligners are custom built to fit tightly over teeth. This makes them unfit for use on children teeth as their teeth are constantly growing and developing. This is typically used for patients suffering from mild to moderately crowded teeth or those who have minor spacing issues between teeth. It can also be used as a follow up form of treatment for traditional braces.

Invisible braces are also slightly more expensive as compared to traditional braces as they are custom fitted.

The first step towards getting invisible braces is an X-ray, dental photographs and impression of the patient's teeth, gums and bite. These are then used to create a digital 3D representation of the patient's teeth in their current positions and their desired positions. The in-between stages are then created by moving the teeth .25 to .33 millimeters in each stage. The number of intermediate stages depend on the extent teeth need to be moved. Each stage is representative of an aligner to be worn for 2 weeks. If a tooth needs to be pulled away or rotated, a small, composite attachment may be bonded to the tooth.

The biggest advantage with invisible braces is that they can be worn without making a person self-conscious.

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I am 26 years old and some of my milk teeth were not broken. Currently one of my milk teeth became too unhealthy and it's roots are damaged very badly and it has a cavity, I want to know if I get my tooth removed will a new tooth grow at this age? And if on removing that tooth will affect my eyesight because it share some common nerves with teeth.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
I am 26 years old and some of my milk teeth were not broken. Currently one of my milk teeth became too unhealthy and ...
Hi Mona.... No chances of coming new teeth are nill... And don't worry about the eyesight... yes it has common nerve supply... In few instance if the sensory nerve the trigeminal is affected which leads to pain in common supply area.... but there is no change in eyesight... as the nerve for that is different...that is optic nerve...
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