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Dr. Tellis

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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
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Dental Bleaching Is It a Requirement or a Craze?

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Gurgaon
Dental Bleaching Is It a Requirement or a Craze?

How do your teeth become stained?
Teeth discoloration is generally caused by stain causing beverages. These include coffee, red wine, tea and some other hard drinks. Use of tobacco, excessive fluoride and dark colored berries may also cause staining of teeth.

Why do you need dental bleaching?
Our tooth is the hardest calcified substance, which mechanically helps us to break food particles into minute ones so that they are easily digestible by the body. They aid in our appearance. Hence, having white stain free teeth is a joy.

The concept of dental bleaching or teeth whitening
Dental bleaching or teeth whitening is a process of removing the stains from our teeth and to reveal them as milky white. There are 2 types of teeth whitening, whiten and non-whiten. Dental plaque, betel chewing, tobacco tar, drinking dark color liquids like coffee, tea are some reasons why our teeth get stained. The mineral structure of the tooth becomes phosphate deficient. The enamel layer gradually thins and gets perforated. Hence tooth whitening is required. 

The dentist removes the eccentric stains as well as intrinsic stains using hydrogen peroxide. Carbamide peroxide or hydrogen peroxide is available as bleaching strips, bleaching pen and as bleaching gel for tooth whitening. Laser tooth whitening technology is also used for this purpose. Increases in the sensitivity of the teeth, irritation in the gums are some of the side effects in teeth whitening process. This procedure of teeth whitening must be essentially done under medical supervision. This is not a one time job and may require more sittings with the doctor depending on the amount of stain in the teeth as well as the whiteners required.

Bleaching or teeth whitening is not recommended for the following people:

  1. Children below the age of 16 should not undergo this procedure.
  2. Individuals with sensitive gums and teeth should consult a dentist prior to using teeth whitening.

Whitening Procedures

  1. Vital Whitening: It is performed on teeth that have live nerves. Here the gel is applied directly on the tooth surface.
  2. Non Vital Whitening: This procedure is applied if the patient has undergone root canal treatment.

Is dental bleaching a requirement or just a craze?
Dental bleaching should not become a craze or mania because unhealthy obsession for extremely white teeth will lead to body dysmorphic disorder. This is a mental disorder in which a person cannot stop thinking about one or more perceived defects in his or her appearance.

Teeth whitening should be done only when necessary. People who have unrealistic expectations with:

  1. dental bleaching should not opt for this procedure.
  2. Also, bleaching or teeth whitening is not recommended for the following people:
  3. Children below the age of 16 should not undergo this procedure.
  4. Individuals with sensitive gums and teeth should consult a dentist prior to using teeth whitening.
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Very bad smell comes from my mouth everyday. Every time. I need urgent treatment for that.

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Very bad smell comes from my mouth everyday.
Every time. I need urgent treatment for that.
Hello Brush twice daily and use mouthwash after brushing every day. Visit a dentist for cleaning and routine checkup in every 6 months. Regards
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Hi. I have pain in my teeth. Some doctor Suggested will remove it. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi. I have pain in my teeth. Some doctor Suggested will remove it. What should I do?
First you need examination and check up for proper evaluation of condition of your teeth than treatment can be suggested. Consult endodontist for expert opinion.
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BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Dental implants are a long term economical solution to tooth loss
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I'm 26. My lateral and central incisors are still baby/milky teeth. One of my lateral incisors is now shaking a bit. Please, tell me if it sheds, new permanent tooth will regrow or not?

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I'm 26. My lateral and central incisors are still baby/milky teeth. One of my lateral incisors is now shaking a bit. ...
No, now there will be no more permanent teeth in your mouth at this age, once the milk tooth sheds, you can go for artificial teeth.
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I am suffering from mouth ulcer it is very painful, it has happened while I was having food and I bite myself. I am taking medicine floraking and ointment zytee. But no improvement is seen. What should I do now?

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Pune
I am suffering from mouth ulcer it is very painful, it has happened while I was having food and I bite myself. I am t...
Mouth ulcers are aggravating at best and may be extremely painful. Also called canker sores or aphthous ulcers, mouth ulcers can be triggered by various factors, including stress, illness, or simply biting your cheek. Rinse your mouth with a saltwater solution. Mix a teaspoon or two of salt with a warm glass of water and let it dissolve. Swish the solution in your mouth from side to side, then spit it into the sink. Don’t swallow the salt solution. Repeat this a few times a day, generally after meals and before you go to bed. Apply some honey to the ulcer. Dab a small amount of pure honey onto the ulcer. This may help ease pain and reduce inflammation. Dry the area with a clean cotton swab first, then use a fresh swab to apply the honey. Look for Manuka honey, as it has the most potent antibacterial qualities. If you can’t find it, though, any kind of honey will help fight bacteria. Suck on ice chips. Stay away from acidic and spicy foods. Try vitamin supplements. Vitamins B and C may help to heal mouth ulcers For medication consult online in private.
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Hello Doctor. Mere pitaji(father) ko do dino se mooh me chhale ho Gaye hai. Unhe kabhi kabhi fever bhi ho Jata hai. Unko gas Problem bhi hai. Please AAP unhe koi dawa Bataiye. Unki Age 53 year hai or weight 55 kg hai. Unko vomiting hua hai to usme thora blood aa gya hai. Unko mooh or sir me bhut dard hai. Doctor wo cefixime le rahe hai gas ka bhi dawa le rahe hai. Please suggest for that

MBBS
Internal Medicine Specialist, Kendujhar
Hello Doctor. Mere pitaji(father) ko do dino se mooh me chhale ho Gaye hai. Unhe kabhi kabhi fever bhi ho Jata hai. U...
Hello, Thanks for your query on Lybrate "As" per your clinical history is concerned please follow like this - 1) Do a clinical exam by your treating Doctor (Gastroenterologist) and to confirm do (ENDOSCOPY) 2) Regarding prescription medication discuss with your Doctor about - a) AROMAC tab-500 mg (1-0-1) for 14 days b) Flagyl-Tab 400 mg(1-0-1)for 14 days c) ABIPANTA tab-40 (1-0-1) for 14 days d) ACICOT-O syrup-10 ml (1-1-1) for 30 days Do follow few lifestyle modifications like this - 1) Protect yourself from infections by frequently washing your hands with soap and water and by eating foods that have been cooked completely. 2) Use caution with pain relievers. If you regularly use pain relievers that increase your risk of peptic ulcer, take steps to reduce your risk of stomach problems. For instance, take your medication with meals. 3) Try to avoid drinking alcohol when taking your medication, since the two can combine to increase your risk of stomach upset. Hope that helps.
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I have a problem of bleeding from my tooth since my childhood. Very weak base, want some suggestion.

BDS
Dentist, Botad
I have a problem of bleeding from my tooth since my childhood. Very weak base, want some suggestion.
U should require scaling ( cleaning ) n u should apply a stolin gum paint on your teeth ..n also consult periodontist...
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I am 26 year old, I have pyaria problem. Most of the times my gums bleeding. Also my teeth color is also gone yellow. What should I do.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I am 26 year old, I have pyaria problem. Most of the times my gums bleeding. Also my teeth color is also gone yellow....
few advice to stop bleeding gums-- - visit to a dentist for professional cleaning once in a year - use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - rinse with salt water to keep the area clean. - Avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth.
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My Teeth have unbearably more sensitive now. The gums too are receding. As advised, I use the softest bristled toothbrush available. I even do not do hard brushing. For my age, at 32, its too early for these problems. Please advice what should I do.

BDS, Certificate in Cosmetic Dentistry, Certified in Orthodontics, Certification in Prosthodontics & Periodontology, Advanced Endotontic Course On Root Canal
Dentist, Pune
My Teeth have unbearably more sensitive now. The gums too are receding. As advised, I use the softest bristled toothb...
Mr. Lybrate-user start using toothpaste senquel-f twice or thrice a day, take the toothpaste on a finger n coat it over all the tooth surfaces n leave it for 5 min after that you can do the brushing using a soft bristle brush, this toothpaste has fluoride as a content, which will close the surface of dentinal tubules reducing the sensitivity, it will definitely benefit u, you can use it more times also, just gargle it away in 5 to 10 min.
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