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Dr. Ravi Kumar

BDS

Dentist, Patan

14 Years Experience
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. Ravi Kumar is an experienced Dentist in Phulwari, Patan. He has over 14 years of experience as a Dentist. He is a BDS . You can visit him at Expert-Dental in Phulwari, Patan. Book an appointment online with Dr. Ravi Kumar and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Buddha Institute of Dental Sciences & Hospital, Patna - 2004
Languages spoken
English
Hindi

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Ganesh dental, Shaheed Rajendra Singh Complex, Next to Anisabad Post officePatan Get Directions
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Munching foods like apples, pears, carrots or celery after brushing can help in preventing discoloration

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Munching foods like apples, pears, carrots or celery after brushing can help in preventing discoloration
Munching foods like apples, pears, carrots or celery after brushing can help in preventing discoloration as they trigger tooth-bathing saliva which helps in keeping the teeth whiter.
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I am having bad breath with coating in tongue. With little stomach pain give advice.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am having bad breath with coating in tongue. With little stomach pain give advice.
Have diet with fibres brush twice daily especially at night use betadine mouth wash drink plenty of water
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BDS
Dentist, Delhi
ORAL HEALTH IS WINDOW OF OUR HEALTH PROBLEMS..
POOR ORAL HEALTH LEADS TO
1)ORAL AND FACIAL PAIN
2)PROBLEMS WITH HEART AND MAJOR ORGANS
3)DIGESTION PROBLEMS

WHAT CAN YOU DO
1)BRUSH YOUR TEETH TWICE PROPERLY
2)EAT HEALTHY (VIT A AND C)
3)AVOID SMOKING JUNK FOOD TOBACCO
4)SCHEDULE YOUR REGULAR APPOINTMENT WITH YOUR DENTIST

DR DIVAANSHU DEEWAAN.....S.K DENTAL CARE
SHOP NO 2 C1 CHANKAPYA PLACE JANAK PURI
7838134301

Chronic Bad Breath - Causes and Management

M.D.S-Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Chronic Bad Breath - Causes and Management

One thing that can put away talking to someone very interesting is bad breath. And it is not an uncommon problem. While most just try to use mouth wash and chewing gums to keep it away, it is important to note that bad breath can be a sign of underlying causes, both in the mouth and the body as a whole.  

Identifying the reason can help in early diagnosis and prompt treatment of the actual disease condition.

There could be oral and general causes for bad breath or halitosis as it is medically called.  Food habits and other lifestyle habits including smoking can also lead to bad breath.

Oral causes:

  • Presence of food debris in a moist environment (saliva) is ideal for the oral bacteria to act on the food particles and break them down. This causes a bad breath, when it leads to plaque formation and it then calcifies into a hardened substance called calculus.  Plaque and calculus are the main ingredients for tooth decay and periodontal disease.
  • Severe tooth decay leads to bad breath as does periodontal infections. In severe cases, there could even be abscess formation in the root area of the tooth with pus formation 
  • Unclean dentures are another source of halitosis. There could be food lodged in between teeth or the undersurface of the denture, leading to bad breath.
  • Dry mouth or xerostomia - Certain diseases and drugs can lead to dry mouth with reduced amounts of saliva.  Saliva has a natural flushing effect on the bacteria, and in its absence, the bacteria thrive, leading to a bad odour.

General health:  Chronic diseases like gastroesophageal reflux disease, digestive disorders, liver disorders, cancer, and diabetes can lead to bad breath. 

Others:

  • Long-term smoking and/or chewing tobacco and alcohol are also reasons for bad breath.
  • Crash diets:  People on low-carb diets can have a bad breath, owing to burning of the fat and producing ketones, which have a strong smell.
  • Medications: Nitrates to reduce angina, chemotherapy agents for cancer, phenothiazines for anxiety can all lead to bad breath. They reduce saliva and/or release chemicals causing bad breath.

Management:  The first step in managing halitosis is to nail the cause down, which makes it easier to treat.

  • Start with oral hygiene check, and if there is decay or gum disease, consider restorations and cleaning.
  • Mouth rinses can be used in the maintenance phase.
  • Cessation of tobacco use should be considered.
  • General health conditions like GERD should be managed
  • Artificial saliva in cases of xerostomia
  • Alternative medications if they are causing the bad breath

Oral breath is definitely embarrassing but can be managed very easily.

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Broken File in Root Canal. I just had a root canal done today due to a deep filling I've had for a while. During the procedure, the general dentist broke the file inside the root.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Broken File in Root Canal.
I just had a root canal done today due to a deep filling I've had for a while. During the ...
Any dentist that does root canal procedures will have this occur. The main issue was the tooth vital or necrotic before the procedure and was adequate irrigation performed before the break. If the tooth was badly infected and the file broke early in the procedure then the chances are high you will have problems. If the procedure was a vital case and multiple irrigation solutions were used and allowed to be in the tooth for a long period of time you have better chances. The file being in the tooth is not bad but the pathology beyond the broken file is the issue.
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I am a moderate smoker and lasted atleast 7 to 8 teach (both upper and lower). My age is 58. Suggest corrective action. Unable to eat and chew properly. Facing other digestion related problems. I am located hyderabad.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Stop smoking first than go for teeth cleaning and polishing brush teeth twice and use listerine mouthwash after every meal.
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Can tooth decay cause arthritis? Any relationship between spoiled teeth and joint pains?

BDS, MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Mumbai
Temporomandibular joint problems can result from several tooth damage and improper tooth relationships. The dentist needs to evaluate if your bite is affected which may cause joint problems.
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I am 22 years old male. I am having sensitivity problem in my grinding teeth upper. What to do?

MDS- Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I am 22 years old male. I am having sensitivity problem in my grinding teeth upper. What to do?
You should go for" night guard appliance" or any good anti sensitive toothpaste like" colgate sensitive pro relief. Apply and leave for 2 min before brushing.
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Whenever I eat chocolate, I will have pain in my teeth. Otherwise I don't have, while doing brush, everyday I will get blood.

PERIODONTIST, B.D.S.
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
Whenever I eat chocolate, I will have pain in my teeth. Otherwise I don't have, while doing brush, everyday I will ge...
Pain on having sweet is indicative of caries. Get your cavities filled. If you wait then that small cavities will turn into big whole in your teeth then you have to think about root canal treatment or removal of that tooth second thing you have is bleeding while brushing. It is due to infection in your gums. For cure, you have to visit your dentist and ask him for cleaning of teeth as well as gums. After cleaning you have to maintain your oral hygiene at home.
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For me my teeth has gone named called 2 of dhouda pandu named called. I consult a doctor over 2 years back,they told root canal process. What is the cost of that.May i expect the same treatment as rightnow.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Get the x-ray done , Dentist will asses about rct success rate on that particular area , and he will guide you (since its non treated for two years, there can be sinus tract formation / severe boneloss around apices).
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