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Dr. Usha Ravindran

Dentist, Mumbai

Dr. Usha Ravindran 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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Dr. Usha Ravindran is one of the best Dentists in Mumbai, Mumbai. She is currently practising at Lalitha Dental Clinic in Mumbai, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Usha Ravindran and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I have some mouth infection like I can' t eat anything in the wall of cheeks inside mouth. And because of which I can' t eat anything n feeling very low. Please suggest what to do?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Do u consume tobacco in any form? we will have to inspect this infection before committing on diagnosis and medication. Can apply some mucopain ointment there.
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I am 24 years old my teeth are yellow in color how can I change to white I daily brushing my teeth up to 30 min but no change please suggest the paste or brush or any tips.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
I am 24 years old my teeth are yellow in color how can I change to white I daily brushing my teeth up to 30 min but n...
Kindly get scaling and polishing done and if you want you can also get bleaching done. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene. Please don't brush your teeth for 30 minutes as this will remove enamel from your teeth and you may have sensitivity problems later.
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Recently I was cemented my teeth. I am suffering from severe sensitivity. What should I do.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Recently I was cemented my teeth. I am suffering from severe sensitivity. What should I do.
The cemented tooth prosthesis is to b removed sedative lining or rct will b required n then it can b re cemented.
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Few days back I have done teeth filling, now I am feeling kind of pain, what may be the cause and how to get rid of this?

BDS
Dentist, Bhopal
Few days back I have done teeth filling, now I am feeling kind of pain, what may be the cause and how to get rid of t...
Sometimes the filling remains a bit high. So while chewing when teeth come in contact. You feel pain. Or otherwise if the filling is very near to the tooth inner structure we call it pulp. Then also you may get pain. X ray will reveal the truth. Go back to your dentist n get it checked properly if it is high. The dentist will trim it off or otherwise will do the x ray n will do the treatment accordingly. For time being if pain is not bearable. Take one painkiller like. Brufen. Take care.
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Which is the best tooth paste to make my teeth white and clean. I don't drink tea and other beverage.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Which is the best tooth paste to make my teeth white and clean. I don't drink tea and other beverage.
for external staining, go for scaling and polishing of teeth. this will make you teeth clean n will give it a shine. but if you want further whiteness, go for bleaching.
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I have a pain in my left side teeth and I am also feeling the pain in my chick and ear and also a neck I also take the medicine from last three days but my pain was continued what can I do?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have a pain in my left side teeth and I am also feeling the pain in my chick and ear and also a neck I also take th...
Hi lybrate-user. Pain killers can only provide temporary relief from pain see a dentist to find the cause of the pain and treat it.
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BDS, MDS, MBA (Healthcare), FAM
Dentist, Hyderabad
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More About Dental Implants

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
More About Dental Implants

Root canal therapy (RCT) followed by a crown is the most common mode of treatment for severely decayed teeth. However, this is not devoid of failure. In another case, if a tooth could not be salvaged by RCT, then extraction followed by a bridge (replacing the removed tooth with support from adjacent healthy teeth) became the next best option.

In both cases, especially latter, healthy teeth are being manipulated to support the tooth being replaced. The next quest was to work without touching the sound tooth. So, instead of taking support from adjacent teeth, thought was given to provide support from within the bone very similar to how a natural tooth stands. The lost root is replaced by a compatible metal, on which a tooth crown is then built. This was the beginning of dental implants, which has gained significant popularity over the last two to three decades.

Advantages:
1. Does not affect adjacent healthy teeth
2. Functionally better, as it has stronger support from the bone
3. More aesthetically appealing
4. Maintain facial bone and soft tissue structure
5. Better for the gum health compared to bridges
6. Easier oral hygiene practices

Mechanism:
A strong, biocompatible material is used to make screws, which are inserted into the bone. Titanium is the most preferred material, and because of its unique property of osseo-integration (fuses with the bone), it fuses with the bone to reduce bone loss after the tooth is gone. In most cases, the titanium screws, which act as the root for the implants are placed into the bone and allowed for some weeks to few months to fuse with the bone. Then, an interim crown may be used until the screw is ready to take on an implant. The screw is periodically monitored and once it is completely accepted, then an abutment is placed on it. This acts like a stump or a root, over which a crown will be placed.

Though most implants are done for replacing single teeth, in many cases, multiple teeth may be replaced using abutments. If the missing teeth are adjacent to each other or in the same quadrant, then a denture might be overlaid over the abutments. Alternately, a partial denture may be used which is screwed over an abutment.

Maintenance:
Regular brushing and flossing, rinsing and mouthwashing assume a greater significance in patients with implants. Also, regular visits to the dentist are a must.

Dental implants are a boon for missing teeth, with the various advantages. However, it is not for all, with excellent bone health being one of the prerequisites. A thorough dental examination will help determine if you are a right candidate. Visit your dentist to find out more.

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I am grinding my teeth a lot during sleep on a regular basis. I have no stress. I do not smoke, drink coffee, tea. Just a regular healthy diet. I used to work in graveyard shifts two years ago for about a year from where this actually started. I have visited doctors but no one helped. I have to use mouth guard to stay protected from bruxism but guess what it pains a lot. I can not eat properly as I can feel my teeth are getting aligned with the shape of the guard. Its really disgusting. One doctor said that I have worms in my stomach. I had tablets but no result. Please update. T guard's hanks.

Bachelor of Dental Surgery, PGDHM
Dentist,
I am grinding my teeth a lot during sleep on a regular basis. I have no stress. I do not smoke, drink coffee, tea. Ju...
Hi As per your query you have a history of Grinding teeth since two years which is based on your work. Thus it can be ruled out that it is due to the emotional or psychological reason you have teeth grinding. I suggest you to do moderate exercises not strenous, Do meditation daily. If you have excess of anger, keep cool yourself by meditation or moderate exercises. If you have further query, please ask me. Thank you.
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I have heavy gums bleeding from three or four months. What should I do? So I may please be suggest some medicines and suggestion.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have  heavy gums bleeding from three or four months. What should I do? So I may please be suggest some medicines an...
We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser. 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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I have cavity problem. I brush twice a day but cavity doesn't stop and in other tooths are also cavity started. What should I do and which toothpaste I use to prevent cavity?

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
I have cavity problem. I brush twice a day but cavity doesn't stop and in other tooths are also cavity started. What ...
The cavities cannot be stopped or cured by any medicine or toothpaste. I would suggest you to consult a dentist at the earliest and get your cavities filled before it's too late. You can use a fluoride containing toothpaste to prevent caries but it is not a substitute for filling or restoration.
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My one teeth broke into half when I fell down, some part of that teeth is still present, and now that teeth is becoming black? What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
My one teeth broke into half when I fell down, some part of that teeth is still present, and now that teeth is becomi...
Broken tooth became nonvital (dead) now. So you need to go for root canal treatment and after that cap over it.
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I used to smell bad from my mouth. I want to stop it through medicine only. Please suggest me or whats me the name of medicine or any thing .9716145198.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I used to smell bad from my mouth. I want to stop it through medicine only. Please suggest me or whats me the name of...
Oral hygiene is one of the major causes of bad breath so first get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night use betadine mouth wash drink plenty of water n avoid smelly foods like garlic.
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My b 12 level is 220 and tongue blister/ wound problem still exist. How to improve b 12 level by food and tab.

MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
My b 12 level is 220 and tongue blister/ wound problem still exist. How to improve b 12 level by food and tab.
Hi, your b 12 levels are slightly on the lower side of normal. This is common in strictly vegetarian people. You should not worry, increase the intake of fruits and green leafy vegetables. Meet your physician and start vitamin b12 tablets with his opinion. The blister / wound has nothing to do with vitamin b12 levels as tongue manifestations of vitamin deficiency are different. For tongue problem, visit an oral medicine specialist for its treatment. Regards.
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Sir, i'm 36 years old man. I have no habits of smoking, drinking and anything. Normally i'm taking all foods include non veg. I did not have sex before marriage. In my family no one having cancer. Is oral cancer common to all? Or people having these habits will affected? Kindly give me clear idea.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
oral cancer is not common to all.. factors like habits of smoking, drinking, tobacco chewing etc. increase the risk of cancer. .. do visit to a dentist regularly twice in a year for routine check up...if any signs of cancer is diagnosed, it can be cured at early stage easily. ..
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Dear doctor ,from last 12 days my mouth remains more watered than normal level. How can I care it with home made remedies.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Dear doctor ,from last 12 days my mouth remains more watered than normal level. How can I care it with home made reme...
Have started taking some med if yes could b one reason otherwise get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night avoid keeping any thing in mouth for long like clove sounf etc.
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Sir/madam, I am facing sensitivness while brushing at morning at front portion of tooth. Even with my local doctor consultation I have changed my toothpaste. Please guide me and suggest me best advice for making my teeth strong.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Warm saline rinses twice a day. Use proflo plus mouth wash (without dilution) twice a day for 15 days please go for teeth cleaning (oral prophylaxis) from a dentist.
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M.D.S.
Dentist, Pune
If your child's age is between 9-12 years and his/her front teeth or jaws are looking forwardly placed then consult orthodontist as soon as possible as this is the proper age to treat your child by modifying jaw growth if there is any imbalance between upper n lower jaw.
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My mouth not open properly because I take supari many years ago I suffer theeth problem also so please give me some advice

BDS
Dentist, Patna
If you can have a check up at the clinic so the degree of locking of jaw can be diagnosed and treatment can be given in accordance with that.
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My teeth always bleed even I have tried my toothpastes and a doctor told to limcy I took them too but my gums are still weak.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
My teeth always bleed even I have tried my toothpastes and a doctor told to limcy I took them too but my gums are sti...
Gums bleeding is due to infection in gums. Get scalling done by dentist. 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. Limcee contains vit c n it aids in gums healing but your gums hv to b cleaned thouroughly n deeply (scalling) by dentist first.
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