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I am having yellow teeth and they have turned black mostly and also having bad breath what can I do to cure them?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am having yellow teeth and they have turned black mostly and also having bad breath what can I do to cure them?
Hello. When brushing twice a day and flossing doesn't help improve your yellow teeth, it's time to consider other options. Teeth become yellow due to stains – both deep and surface-level – as well as other causes that sometimes aren't under our control. Although coffee and cigarettes leave stains on your teeth over time, thin tooth enamel also makes teeth look yellow. Tooth enamel is the hard, white surface of your teeth, and underneath it is a pale brown substance called dentin. Thick enamel looks white, but thin enamel allows dentin tones to show through, making teeth look yellow from the outside. Enamel naturally wears thin as people age, but acids from foods and drinks such as sour candies, oranges and soda also thin the enamel by eroding its surface. Saliva neutralizes acid and washes it away, but people suffering from dry mouth miss out on this protective effect. Other causes of yellow teeth include antibiotic use or excessive fluoride intake in young children, which can cause yellow-stained adult teeth later. Treatments for certain conditions can also affect tooth color. For example, head and neck radiation and chemotherapy can cause teeth discoloration. In addition, certain infections in pregnant mothers can cause tooth discoloration in the infant by affecting enamel development. Certain medication, mouth rinses can also causes yellow staining. Preventing Yellow Teeth: Avoiding smoking, coffee and soda helps prevent yellow teeth, or you can get into the habit of drinking those darker beverages through a straw. Drink milk or plain water after eating or drinking something acidic to help reduce the acid's eroding effect. Brushing and flossing also help, and avoiding snacks between meals allows your saliva to dilute the acids in your mouth too. Using over-the-counter whitening agents will also helps. Discolorations are generally responsive to bleaching procedures. For black teeth and bad breath from mouth: These two are interrelated. Teeth turning black may be due to cavity in teeth which also is responsible for bad breath from mouth. Visit a dentist for treating the cavity.
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Whitening of teeth

MD(EH)/AM/Accupressure
Acupressurist, Chandigarh
Whitening of teeth
Stained or yellow teeth are very common. You may clean the teeth by scrub made if strawberry, baking soda and salt.
Apply a paste of lemon juice and baking soda for whitening of teeth.
Apply alumin powder at night on your teeth for two to three minutes, hold it, and clean it with water daily for five minutes at night. Your teeth will shine.
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I feel strong pain in my gums while brushing my teeth. I'm using Oral-B toothpaste. Is it safe to use?

BDS
Dentist,
I feel strong pain in my gums while brushing my teeth. I'm using Oral-B toothpaste. Is it safe to use?
A tooth paste does not contribute to the pain in the tooth. You should meet a dentist soon and get to know the reason behind the pain. Hope this helps.
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I seen lot of people's gums getting pulled up thus exposing the roots of the teeth. How to get the gums back on to the teeth?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I seen lot of people's gums getting pulled up thus exposing the roots of the teeth. How to get the gums back on to th...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening & advancement procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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.
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My teeth has broken some years ago, in which treatment is best to restore my teeth.

A.C.C.I - Accredited and Certified Course in Implantology, MDS - Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Jammu
Dear, which tooth has broken? how did it break? how many years ago did it break? has any treatment been done on the same? is it discoloured - if yes - what is the color? there are many ways of treating such teeth - would depend upon some of the answers you would give to the above q's.
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There is pain in the end of my lower jaw. Perhaps a tooth is emerging. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
There is pain in the end of my lower jaw.
Perhaps a tooth is emerging.
What should I do?
Take an xray and send it to me if its in wrong eruption position then you need to remove coz you will have lot of pain related with swelling in future days.
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I am 54 years old. For the last 5 days, I have swelling in my mouth. I am unable to eat and swallow anything and feeling restless. Please advise

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Please take tresmox thrice daily and lyser-d twice daily and warm saline gargles. Also visit nearby dentist for complete resolution of the swelling.
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I have bleeding gum problem and sensation problem when i take cold water or ice cream i am 26 years old.

BDS - Orthodontist, Root Canal, Cosmetic & Aesthetic Dentist, MScD, PGDMLS
Dentist, Bhopal
Gey your cleaning done after which your dentist will put you on some medicated tooth paste and gumpaints that may help in few weeks.
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I am 21 year old girl. My teeth is damage in yellow color. I checkup my teeth. Dr. said it's your water problem then you change tha water. Now I can't change tha water. please tell me another medicine if my teeth became cleanly and white. please tell me what I do?

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
I am 21 year old girl. My teeth is damage in yellow color. I checkup my teeth. Dr. said it's your water problem then ...
If the problem is bcoz of water then it is known as fluorosis. When the level of fluoride is higher in water than recommend ed then this kind of problem arises in which yellowish to brownish patches are absorbed within the teeth. The treatment depends on the severity of patches. Bleaching can b done in such cases.
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Hiii sir jawed here I just want to know I m try to quit smockng cant. Hope you help me.

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Hiii sir jawed here I just want to know I m try to quit smockng cant. Hope you help me.
just think that smoking can cause problems like cancer and all ,,then u shall be able to quit the habit.
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When I wake up in the morning my buccal cavity is full from saliva and also foul odor in my mouth. What should I do for this?

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
When I wake up in the morning my buccal cavity is full from saliva and also foul odor in my mouth. What should I do f...
Excess saliva having saliva secretion is a normal body mechanism. There's nothing to worry about it. One good thing you should know about saliva that most people don't know is its a natural antibiotic produced in our body. It contains digestive juices also which hepls in a better digestion process. We usually consider saliva as a irritting thing when we get up in the morning and we spit it out with gargles. Instead of spitting it out we should swallow that saliva which in turn plays an important role in terms of digestion as well as a immunity booster. And having much saliva secretion also keeps our teeth clean which again keeps our mouth cavities free. So having much saliva secretion is a good thing rather than irritating. For bad odour: 2- scaling first of all undergo scaling (cleaning of teeth) by a dentist - use proper brushing technique. - brush twice a day which is most important (at night specifically just before sleep and avoid any food or liquid except water when you finish your brush at night) - after each meal (i. E breakfast, lunch, dinner and any time when you take snacks) rub your finger on all tooth surfaces inside and outside and than do forcefull gargles 2-3 times. Jay swaminarayan.

Dear sir my lower jaw teeths having plaque (hard scale on front teeths) problem.Pl. Advice

Certified Implantologist, F.I.O, BDS
Dentist, Bhopal
Hard scales are not plaque Sir, it is called Tartar in local language and we call it as calculus. Get your teeth cleaned by a dentist and you will surely have a lot of benefits of this
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My kid is of 3 years last week enjoyed his BD party, now his new pair of teeth coming out as his gums got swollen n pain n bit feverish how can I rely on home remedies. Since a day on n off pain having less food.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
My kid is of 3 years last week enjoyed his BD party, now his new pair of teeth coming out as his gums got swollen n p...
It's a normal physiologic problem which settles on its own if he can do warm salt water gargles it would do good you may use a pain killer.
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I have a problem in my teeth. Its bleeding and, swelling always. I think it is payreia so what can I do? Please suggest me some medicine.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
I have a problem in my teeth. Its bleeding and, swelling always. I think it is payreia so what can I do? Please sugge...
Gums bleeding is due to infection in gums. Get scalling done by dentist. Take vit c tab for one week. Use proper brushing techniques. Brush, floss n use mouthwash twice daily. Massage your gums with your finger tips after brushing. Keep your tongue clean. Rinse your mouth well after each meal. Visit your dentist for dental checkups every 6 months to detect n prevent dental probs.
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I am having infections in my tongue on a very frequent basis. I am very worried about it. What should I do?

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Infection of tongue is commonly associated with food getting adhered to the tongue. Most of the time cleaning of tongue will help.
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While taking foods in the mouth it's difficult to chew the same. What should i do?

Dentist, Kolkata
While taking foods in the mouth it's difficult to chew the same. What should i do?
your teeth must have got attricted or wear down! Go in for crowns, which will improve. your bite n help. In better chewing! Go in for checkup! Tc.
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How to Brush Your Teeth

PGDRH, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
How to Brush Your Teeth
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Use a good toothbrush. Choose a toothbrush with soft nylon bristles. This must effectively remove plaque and debris from your teeth, without irritating the gums or eroding tooth enamel like hard bristled brushes can do when used with sideways action. The toothbrush should also fit comfortably in your hand, and have a head small enough to easily reach all of your teeth, especially the ones at the back. If you have difficulty fitting the toothbrush into your mouth, it is probably too big.[3]
Electric toothbrushes are a great choice if you are a lazy brusher and think that the electric toothbrush might encourage you to spend more time on your teeth. However, you can do just as good of a job with a manual toothbrush -- it's all in the technique.
You should definitely avoid toothbrushes with" natural" bristles made from animal hair as these can harbor bacteria.

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Replace your toothbrush regularly. The bristles will wear out over time, losing their flexibility and effectiveness. You should get a new one every 3 to 4 months, or as soon as the bristles start to splay out and lose their shape. Visual inspection of the toothbrush is more important than the actual timeline. You can also buy toothbrushes nowadays whose handles will change color when its time to get a new one.
Research has found that thousands of microbes call toothbrush bristles and handles" home" and can cause infections.
Always rinse your brush after using it, and store it upright and uncovered so that it can dry before your next use. Otherwise bacteria will grow.
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Use a fluoride toothpaste. It not only helps remove plaque, it also helps strengthen tooth enamel.[6] however, it's important to note that fluoride toothpaste is not to be swallowed, as ingesting too much can have serious health consequences. It should not be used for children under the age of 3.
You can get toothpastes to target a wide variety of dental and gum problems, including cavities, tartar, sensitive teeth and gums, gingivitis and stained teeth. Opt for the one that suits your best or ask your dentist or hygienist for advice.
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Use dental floss. Flossing your teeth is just as important as brushing, as it removes built up plaque, bacteria and food particles that get trapped between the teeth and which soft floppy toothbrush bristles can't reach even when used with up/down natural motion. You should always floss before brushing your teeth so that any food or bacteria that comes loose during flossing doesn't remain in your mouth.
Remember to floss gently. Don't" snap" the floss between the teeth as this can irritate sensitive gums. Ease it down gently, following the curve of each tooth.
If you find dental floss awkward to use or you have braces, look for dental picks instead. These are small wooden or plastic sticks which you can insert between teeth, achieving the same results as flossing if spaces are large enough.

I am 23 year old male in my teeth there is a hole for past few years. What should I do?

Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Kolkata
Holes in teeth are nothing but cavities. If you do not get them filled in time the holes will increase in size and become painful.
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I have a problem of mouth ulcers. It's occurred again and again in large numbers. Generally in summer season. I don't know why these are occurred. Please suggest some cures to heel it and prevent its reoccurence.

B.A.M.S
Ayurveda, Banaskantha
I have a problem of mouth ulcers. It's occurred again and again in large numbers. Generally in summer season. I don't...
Dear Lybrate user, Please skip over spicy and junk food eating. -Eat the food or bewrages in cold temprature only. -If You have issue of Constipation take 15-18 black rasin which shocked whole night in mud pot at early in the morning empty stomach. -Take soft food like rice, khichadi etc soft food for few days. -Apply Yastimadhu powder with honey locally to affected area. Althugh remains complaint please consult me personally on Lybrate app.
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Hello doctor suddenly I have noticed on my tongue some black dots, it's not a mole also I cleaned with tongue cleaner after sometime it's was there please what it would be. Thank you.

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Hello This may be some kind of pigmentation. If you have any habit then quit that. And also consult a dentist for checkup
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