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Dr. Karthikeyan Thiyagarajan

BDS

Dentist, SALEM

18 Years Experience
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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. Doctor is an active member of Academy of General ......more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well. Doctor is an active member of Academy of General Dentistry
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Dr. Karthikeyan Thiyagarajan is an experienced Dentist in Maravaneri, Salem. He has helped numerous patients in his 18 years of experience as a Dentist. He has completed BDS . You can visit him at SRI SAI DENTAL CLINIC in Maravaneri, Salem. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Karthikeyan Thiyagarajan on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - JKK Natrajah Dental College Hospital - 1999
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English
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Academy of General Dentistry

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BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Here are some tips to help you look after your teeth.

1. 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.

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

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

4. Floss your teeth daily.
Use a slow and gentle sawing motion.

5. Limit acidic drinks like soft drinks, cordials and fruit juices.
Food acids soften tooth material and dissolve the minerals in tooth enamel, causing holes (cavities or caries). In severe cases, teeth may be ‘eaten’ right down to the gum.

6. Limit sugary foods.
Bacteria in dental plaque change sugars into acids.

7. Protect your teeth from injury.
Wear a mouth guard or full-face helmet when playing sports.

8. Try to save a knocked out tooth.
If possible, hold the tooth back in place while you seek immediate dental advice. If this is not possible, wrap the tooth in plastic or place it in milk and seek dental advice immediately.

9. Avoid using your teeth for anything other than chewing food.
If you use them to crack nuts, remove bottle tops or rip open packaging, you risk chipping or even breaking your teeth.

10. See your dentist for regular check-ups.
You should also visit your dentist if you have a dental problem such as a toothache or bleeding gums.
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I am 21 years old female. With the blood of the tooth root. Sir please tell me how to solve the problem.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 21 years old female. With the blood of the tooth root. Sir please tell me how to solve the problem.
- 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 or hydrogen peroxide to keep the area clean. Avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth. - Stay away from smoking and other tobacco products, which can aggravate bleeding gums. - Eat a balanced diet and limit snacking between meals. Carbohydrates and sugars feed dental plaque. - Try an oral irrigation device, commonly known as a "water pick," to clear debris from around the gum line. - Have your dentures aligned as needed. - You may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person.
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I am 20 year old female. I am suffering from pain while opening mouth or chewing. May be I have a JAW disorder problem. Now pain spreads my ears shoulders also. I already consult dentist but they removed my wisdom teeth but not got relief from the pain. Plzzz guide me which specialist doctor I consult. What problem I have.

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I am 20 year old female. I am suffering from pain while opening mouth or chewing. May be I have a JAW disorder proble...
Consult an oral maxillofacial surgeon, but as far of now you can apply piroxicam gel on the area on the face in front of the ears twice daily. Also do some moist heat fomenation over the jaws by putting towel in lukewarm water ,squeezing it and applying moist heat over the jaws.
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I am having tingling sensation in my tooth from last two days. Any possible way to stop it?

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
I am having tingling sensation in my tooth from last two days. Any possible way to stop it?
You may massage your gums with Turmeric and salt twice daily and use homoeopathic toothpaste Heklalava by Wheezal..
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I am Mr. kumar I have some dental problem already two tooth are removed due to cavvitess problem. Please tell me good sagetion for strong and healthy tooth.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am Mr. kumar I have some dental problem already two tooth are removed due to cavvitess problem. Please tell me good...
Hello, Use Homeodent toothpaste twice daily, morning and night before sleep. Use this home remedy to get strong teeth :- 1. Add a little water to ¼ teaspoon of turmeric powder to make a paste. Brush your teeth with it, a few times a week. 2. Alternatively, prepare a paste with 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder and ½ teaspoon each of salt and mustard oil. Massage it on your teeth and gums once daily. 3. You can also boil ½ teaspoon of turmeric powder in 1 cup of water, allow it to cool and use it as a mouthwash once daily.
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My mother has got swollen in her teeth gum. And she also has bit off infection. Please help.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
My mother has got swollen in her teeth gum. And she also has bit off infection.
Please help.
Do you have any sweet and cold sensitivity in that tooth. I advice to get the x-ray done of that tooth and send me the x-ray picture for further diagnosis.
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Hi Doctor I have 4 three together one after the other in the same place. Means 1 teeth is following backward the front teeth. I am not able to clean them well and it pains a lot sometimes. Even it looks weird.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi Doctor I have 4 three together one after the other in the same place. Means 1 teeth is following backward the fron...
Shrishti please visit dental surgeon for check up and correction of misplaced tooth and set them in presentable form .
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I am 69 year old male. I have bad breath only in the morning time before my breakfast. No problem throughout the day. That is what my wife tells me. I tried mouth washes and also brush twice after food. Please Suggest me. Thank u

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Get scaling (cleaning)done once. Then try flossing your teeth and even use mouthwash which will help you to some extent.
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Hello I want to know there is a yellow layer on my teeth, I had two times bleech on my teeth and it comes again and again, so can you suggest me something to remove it for lifetime. Thanks

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
The yellow layer is from the staining of oil present in our foods, at the best start doing warm saline rinses every time you take a starchy or oil rich food to prevent that oil to stain your teeth.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
In case the wires or the bands on your braces loosen up or get broken, immediately contact your orthodontist.

I have a heavily pain in my left sight teeth and chick and also pain feels from my neck to ear and chick what can I do?

BDS
Dentist, Jaunpur
I have a heavily pain in my left sight teeth and chick and also pain feels from my neck to ear and chick what can I do?
Lybrate-user brother you have asked question which is well described that's good such type of pain is more than usually associated with eruption of third molar please visit a doctor which can take a xray after which he can see if you have correctly erupted third molar xray is just cost you 50-100 rs only.
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Tips to Identify Safe and Sterile Dental Clinic Practices

MDS - Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Tips to Identify Safe and Sterile Dental Clinic Practices

The dental clinic is a place where you go to get rid of your dental infections. Remember that you are not the only one, and therefore it is also a sort of 'warehouse' for microorganisms that can cause infection. The organisms are invisible, and so there have to be some measures to ensure they are not being passed from one patient to another. Needless to say, dental health care practitioners are exposed to these all the time, and are at greater risk for contracting these infections.

Ways that infection can spread in a dental clinic:

  1. Inhalation of infective microbes from the air
  2. Direct contact with infected material like blood, saliva, and other patient materials
  3. Indirect contact of organisms through contaminated objects like instruments, equipment, or office surfaces like dental chairs
  4. Sneezing, coughing, talking leading to sputtering of infected material
  5. Contact of the infected hands to eyes, nose, or oral mucosa

There are some measures that a dental clinic should have in place to manage this risk. Whenever you step into a clinic, watch for these, and when in doubt, feel free to check with your dentist:

  • Evaluate the Office: A tidy, uncluttered office is an indication of an office space that is easy to sterilize. A carpeted office may look nice, but it is hard to sterilize it. Tabletops that do not have too many things on them is a good sign.
  • Sterilization of Instruments: Type 'B' vacuum autoclave is the preferred method of sterilizing dental instruments over Type 'N' non-vacuum autoclave. Steam sterilization requires direct contact between the saturated steam and every surface of the instrument. As this direct contact can be prevented by the presence of air in the chamber a vacuum must be present to remove the air and enable steam penetration. All pouched instruments, instruments with lumens or cavities (whether pouched or un-pouched) and porous loads (e.g. swabs or dressings) must be sterilized in a vacuum autoclave.An advantage of pouching all instruments is that they remain sterile for up to 6 months until you use them.
  • Gloves: When you are on the dental chair, check where the gloves are coming from. These should be disposable ones that are pulled out from a box. Using gloves that were used earlier, even for a simple examination, are a strict no-no. Another good practice that most dentists have is to clasp the hands together to avoid the gloves coming in contact with any other surface.
  • Patient Bibs / Drapes: Make sure the clinician places a tidy bib/drape before start of the procedure. A disposable bib/drape is always preferred and safer.
  • Syringes: Almost all the dental clinicians use a new sterile disposable syringe is always used for administering local anesthesia. Some clinicians use same irrigation syringes in many patients. Make sure the syringes used for irrigation or disinfecting the root canals or surgical sites are new or the same used for administering local anesthesia.
  • Antibiotics: For some dental procedures, there may be no need for an antibiotic but it is always good to confirm the same with the dentist.
  • Waste Disposal: Keep a watch on where and how the used syringes, cotton, and other materials are thrown out. This is another tip to identify safe practices.
  • A Frank Talk: It is not inappropriate to have a discussion with your dentist on how instruments are sterilized in the office and general practices followed to ensure a sterile environment. Be diplomatic, however, and do not sound accusing though!

Patients are entitled to receive services in safe, sterile environment. Thus, it is important to get your treatment in dental clinics where they follow "standard sterilization" procedures and strictly respect the "one instrument-to-one patient" rule and use disposable instruments when needed.These simple tips can help you identify sterile dental practices in the dental clinic. If you wish to discuss any specific problem, you can consult a dentist.

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I am 60 years old. For the last 2 months I have been suffering from mild tooth pain, but yesterday when I was eating more a ricegrain came between the pained tooth and the corresponding lower tooth and it pained me tremendously and it has been paining me severely. So what should I do for relieving this pain?

Dentist, Delhi
I am 60 years old. For the last 2 months I have been suffering from mild tooth pain, but yesterday when I was eating ...
If there is pain, there has to be a cause for it. Look out for any decay or any food lodgement in that area. Whenever there is decay in tooth it initially causes sensitivity, but if your decay is deep and extends till the nerves of the tooth then you may feel pain in the tooth. Treatment of superficial decay is filling and deep decay is root canal treatment. Another cause of pain in tooth can be spacing in between two teeth leading to food lodgement which ingresses into your gums and causes pain. You can get this problem treated by having a deep cleaning of your gums and some necessary measure to close the gap depending on hw much of gap you have. please consult your doc and get the problem diagnosed so that you can obtain suitable treatment. For temporary relief you can take some over the counter pain killers which suit you.
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MDS
Dentist, Nashik
Any kind of damage to the tooth pulp like inflamation, infection or its death requires a root canal treatment.

I am affected with tooth decay. So that my teeth turns black and size of the teeth was minimizing day by day. Then I decided to go with tooth sealants. How much it cost for applying sealants. Thanking you. I lives in Durgapur.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am affected with tooth decay. So that my teeth turns black and size of the teeth was minimizing day by day. Then I ...
Decay has to be removed and then filled by the appropriate material and by your choice of material. If the decay involves nerve it has to be treated by root canal procedure. Cost for filling varies from 500 to 3000.
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I am 21 years old ,suffering mouth infection such as chhal under lip, throat and having fever.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
I am 21 years old ,suffering mouth infection such as chhal under lip, throat and having fever.
Follow health advises given below: Measure your temperature and tell me reading 1. Avoid exertion 2. Take tablet paracetamol 500 mg after food (If No Drug Allergy) as and when required for fever more than 99 f (maximum 3 tablets with gap of 8 hr can be taken in a day) for 3 days 3. Lot of fluids to be taken 4. Take proper diet homemade food like moong dal dalia, chapati etc. 4. Avoid wearing synthetic and tight cloths. You can apply Dolo mouth gel once a day with clean hand for 2 days Avoid salty spicy food consult for further management.
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Dear sir, my age 20 years old. Mere childhood se hi mouth me chale hote rehte hai. Kabhi tongue me chale ho jaate hai or theek se kisi se baat bhi nhi ki jaati aur naa hi khana khaya jaata hai Sir, you are recommend sporolac tab for 5 days. But sir uss medicines se bhi koi fark nhi hua hai. Please provide permanent solution.

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Dear sir, my age 20 years old. Mere childhood se hi mouth me chale hote rehte hai. Kabhi tongue me chale ho jaate hai...
Hello First Figure out any gastric problem if there is acidity or constipation from childhood then try to cure that. May be this will help in curing mouth ulcers. Regards Dr. Purva BDS.
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Does sucking of the penis by girlfriend cause any personal problem for both of them. Does sucking of sperm though mouth will lead to a formation to zygote or does it doesn't cause any of these type of problem.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Does sucking of the penis by girlfriend cause any personal problem for both of them. Does sucking of sperm though mou...
sucking of the penis by girlfriend will not cause any personal problem for both of them.It will not cause zygote formation. only vaginal entry by semen will cause fertility
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I am a male of 27 years n have blister like thing in my gums. I pickle and throw the water. But still the bluster appears on my gums. What will I do to get rid of it.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am a male of 27 years n have blister like thing in my gums. I pickle and throw the water. But still the bluster app...
If the mouth ulcer is causing a lot of pain, gently rub a small ice cube over the spot or rinse your mouth with ice-cold water. You could also chew on a clove bud (lavang) and direct the juice generated to the area where the ulcer is located. Clove buds are a great ingredient to cure sore throat too. To prevent the ulcerated area from getting infected, make it a point to rinse your mouth with a little salt water. Remember, this won’t make the ulcer disappear, but it can help reduce the pain. Honey is a natural humectant. It helps reduce scarring and hastens the process of new tissue growth. This, along with its anti-microbial effect ensures faster healing of the mouth ulcer. Chew a few leaves of tulsi along with some water about three to four times every day. This will help in getting rid of ulcers faster and also have a preventive action against their recurrence. Applying a little coconut oil directly onto the mouth ulcer or chewing some coconut (fresh or dry) helps reduce pain and inflammation and hence, ulcers heal faster. Mix some sugar to crushed khus-khus seeds and consume this mixture for instant relief from ulcers. You could apply a little ghee directly to the ulcerated area, or drink a glass of buttermilk two or three times every day. Mouth ulcers left untreated generally go away in a week or so; with these home remedies, you can expect faster relief. However, if you notice an ulcer in the mouth that is persistently present although it does not cause you any pain, do not neglect it or try to treat it with home remedies beyond a few days. Make it a point to see a doctor soon because often, a painless mouth ulcer is one of the earliest signs of oral cancer.
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I have a black spot on my gum It's a kind of black right at the end of teeth on gum and there is bit swelling as well. Please suggest something.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
I have a black spot on my gum It's a kind of black right at the end of teeth on gum and there is bit swelling as well...
They are sign of unhealthy gums... You may start taking vit C. Massage your gums with turmeric and salt twice daily Use homoeopathic toothpaste heklalava by wheezal.
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