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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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Hello Doctor, due to chewing of Gutka I can't open my mouth is there any treatment please inform me I'll come and contact to your clinic thank you.

BDS, PG Diploma In PG Advance Course Of Oral Implantology On New Generation Implants, PGDHHM
Dentist, Gurgaon
Hello Doctor, due to chewing of Gutka I can't open my mouth is there any treatment please inform me I'll come and con...
stop chewing tobacco and eating more and more green vegetables and we can prescribe you medications also for 3 months.
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My gums has effected Can grow once again my gums Pls give me a tips to grow my gums once a again. My age is 22 yrs.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Coimbatore
My gums has effected
Can grow once again my gums
Pls give me a tips to grow my gums once a again. My age is 22 yrs.
gums cannot be grown they can only be grafted by surgery. no tips for growing gums but keeping clean mouth and scaling 6 month will help prevent further gum loss..
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Due to tobacco chewing habit now I can't open my mouth completely as well as when I eat I need lot of water because I feel it very hot lot chilly.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Due to tobacco chewing habit now I can't open my mouth completely as well as when I eat I need lot of water because I...
Quit habits strictly. Seems like you have oral submucous fibrosis (osmf). Kindly consult an oral & maxillo facial surgeon in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need conservative or surgical management for mouth opening depending upon the stage of osmf. Advise full mouth opening, ballooning exercise & side to side movement of the jaw. Wrap 25 to 30 ice-cream sticks, make a bundle, put it between upper & lower front teeth for 15 minutes thrice a day increase 1 sticks each day.
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Dental Implants

BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Dental Implants
Dental implants are long term economical solution for missing teeth
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Dental Implants & Dental Crowns - Immediate Post-operative Care

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Dental Implants & Dental Crowns - Immediate Post-operative Care

When a tooth is lost, the dental implant or dental crown would be the closest replacement both in terms of chewing efficiency and facial appearance.

Unlike a denture, the implant replaces not just the crown structure but also the root portion. This ensures that the tooth is replaced as it was prior to the loss. When clinically done properly and cared for appropriately, the dental implant can last for decades.

Why Is a Dental Crown Needed?
A dental crown may be needed in the following situations:

  1. To protect a weak tooth (for instance, from decay) from breaking or to hold together parts of a cracked tooth
  2. To restore an already broken tooth or a tooth that has been severely worn down
  3. To cover and support a tooth with a large filling when there isn't a lot of tooth left
  4. To hold a dental bridge in place
  5. To cover misshapened or severely discolored teeth
  6. To make a cosmetic modification

And, if you have gone for dental implants, keep the following in-check to maintain a good oral health after you the implant is done- 

  • Until the effect of the anesthetic wears off, do not eat or limit to drinking something cold. Avoid anything hot or spicy for the first day.
  • Start using the mouthwash from the evening of surgery and continue through the entire week. It should be held in the surgical area for at least a minute, repeated 3 times daily, for the first week.
  • The other teeth should be brushed from the evening of the surgery. The surgical area should not be touched for the first 3 to 4 days. After that, depending on the pain tolerance, gently brush this area with a soft toothbrush.
  • Add a teaspoon of salt to a glass of warm water, keep it in the surgical site for a soothing effect. This can be repeated as many times as possible, after each meal or snack.
  • Follow a soft diet and do not let the food go into the surgical site area.
  • Do not disturb the surgical site with either tongue or finger.
  • Smoking should be completely avoided until the wound completely heals. The negative pressure created during can dislodge the clot and lead to delayed healing and even complications like dry socket.
  • Expect some swelling and/or bruising in the cheek and mouth area, which will increase for the first 2 to 3 days and then gradually subside. Swelling can be managed with ice packs or a cold towel that is applied for 10 minutes with half-hour breaks. From day 2 onwards, gentle heat can be used.
  • Similarly, expect pain for the first couple of days which can be controlled with pain-killers. Take the first pain-killer before the anesthetic effect wears off.
  • Continued pain and swelling after the first 4 to 5 days should prompt a visit to the dentist, as it might be an indication of underlying dental infection.
  • If you have dentures over the surgical implant site, try using them to the least extent possible for the first week.
  • Complete the entire antibiotics course after the surgery.

Appropriate post-operative care goes a long way in ensure the implant gets absorbed and lasts a lifetime. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.

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MDS
Dentist, Guntur
Don't rush, when you brush: for maximum results, brush your teeth for atleast 2 to 3 minutes.
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MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist,
Brush at least twice a day. The best time to brush teeth is after meals. Choose a toothbrush with a small head for better access to back teeth. Soft bristles are kinder on your gums.

Use fluoridated toothpaste. Fluoride helps to harden tooth enamel and reduces your risk of decay.

Brush thoroughly. Tooth brushing should take between two and three minutes.

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I have blood in my teeth when I was brushing. What should I do?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist,
I have blood in my teeth when I was brushing. What should I do?
Bleeding during brushing is the sign of gingivitis and plaque deposition on the tooth surface. You can get relief by scaling. Also rinse your mouth with chlorhexidine mouthwash three times a day after each meal. Brush gently.
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Initially I was eating guthka (pan masala. Due to that reason I can not open my mouth properly. I have stopped chewing tobacco from last 4 months. So now what should I do to cure it.

MDS, Certified Implantologist, BDS, Certified Conscious Sedationist
Dentist, Hyderabad
Initially I was eating guthka (pan masala. Due to that reason I can not open my mouth properly. I have stopped chewin...
U have stopped eating tobacco that is great it's the first line of treatment. Please take good nutrition and do mouth exercises. Take multi-vitamins. Further a dental appointment is required to personal check n evaluate your condition.
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I have pain in my teeth for last 15 days I went to a dentist he fill temporarily cavity and gave me some antibiotices and pain killer but pain is constant he adviced me to x-ray lam very tenced because I take gutkha please tell me I have any serious problem?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I have pain in my teeth for last 15 days I went to a dentist he fill temporarily cavity and gave me some antibiotices...
Hi the doctor may have applied a material over exposed portion of cavith for the formation of secondary dentine. It takes some time. If new dentine will be formed he will fill the cavity permanently. If not then rct will be the option. X-ray is helpful to know about the condition. Quit the habit of gutka as it causes lots of serious conditions like cancer, submucous fibrosis and leukoplakia. For temporary relief from pain you can take ketorol dt 2 tabs dissolved in half cup of water or ibuprofen after meal.
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Can you suggest me any toothpaste name? Which help me to keep white my teeth.

BDS
Dentist,
Teeth whitening if done by professional teeth whitening in clinic or by home bleaching can be maintained by whitening toothpaste satisfactorily. If you are not having any anti social oral habit or habit of taking excessive tea or coffee. Still if you wish to go for, I would suggest Glodent toothpaste personally experienced.
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My daughter aged 7 years is suffering from tooth decay problem in such an early stage. What should I do?

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Howrah
My daughter aged 7 years is suffering from tooth decay problem in such an early stage. What should I do?
Dear lybrate-user ji, please visit a dentist and try to save it even if it is a milk tooth. You dentist will explain you on the importance of milk tooth.
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I am 54 years old female. My upper right wisdom tooth is infected. Next to it two molars are missing. I might need two artificial teeth on that gap so might need wisdom tooth then as support. Should I get a root canal or extraction of wisdom tooth. Pls advice.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am 54 years old female. My upper right wisdom tooth is infected. Next to it two molars are missing. I might need tw...
If it's infected may not serve as a good support more over present bone condition is to b evaluated if doubt ful get its extracted
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Teeth capping or new teeth making. I just want to what material is used to prepare these teeth as I am pure veg (no onion/garlic).

BDS
Dentist, Patiala
Teeth capping or new teeth making. I just want to what material is used to prepare these teeth as I am pure veg (no o...
Don't worry about the material we use to construct the artificial dental prosthesis. No animal is killed for making these things.
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BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Pune
Take care of your teeth as you take care of your body!
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Hey, I am facing the problem of ulcers from many days. I had put glycerine as well but nothing happened.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
you need to visit a dentist for thorough check up. If there is any sharp edges of teeth, you should get them corrected. eat more of fibrous food and drink plenty of water. keep your stomach fit. avoid spicy food. reduce stress level . start taking multivitamins
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Tip for kids

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Tip for kids
Use a flouride free paste for children upto 6 yrs or till the time the are capable of rinsing their mouth well.
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I hv pain in my lower teeth right in the middle. Dentist said it is immune problem. Can not be cured. Wht should be done now?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I hv pain in my lower teeth right in the middle. Dentist said it is immune problem. Can not be cured. Wht should be d...
The type of treatment you have for toothache /sensitivity/swelling will depend on the cause of the pain, so your dentist will examine your mouth and may carry out an X-ray to try to identify the problem. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling is caused by tooth decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling is caused by a loose or broken filling, the filling will be taken out, any decay will be removed and a new filling put in place. •If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need root canal treatment. This procedure involves removing the infected pulp and then inserting a special type of filling to seal the tooth and prevent re-infection. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling can't be treated using these methods, or if your tooth is impacted (wedged between another tooth and your jaw), it may need to be removed.
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Hi, I am 28 yrs old, female and I have a pain in my left gum for last 1 months. What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Patna
Have you consulted a dentist? Gum pain can be due to multiple reasons. Kindly get a check up done. Send me a xray of the tooth so that I can help you in a better way. In which city do you live?
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How to look after the teeth? I have problem of cavities. Yellow spot. Sometimes bleeding.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
How to look after the teeth? I have problem of cavities. Yellow spot. Sometimes bleeding.
Get your teeth cleaned professionally by scaling and polishing. maintain oral hygiene by brushing twice a day and use mouthwash regularly. get all carious teeth filled by a dentist
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