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Dr. Prakash

BDS

Dentist, Tumkur

21 Years Experience
Dr. Prakash BDS Dentist, Tumkur
21 Years Experience
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Dr. Prakash is one of the best Dentists in Dabespet, Tumkur. He has been a successful Dentist for the last 21 years. He studied and completed BDS . You can meet Dr. Prakash personally at Maruthi Dental Clinic in Dabespet, Tumkur. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Prakash on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Bangalore Institute of Dental Sciences & Hospital - 1996
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Mere ek tooth me bahut pain ho raha hai. 3 saal pehele maine us tooth ka root canal karvaya tha aur cap fix kiya tha. Abhi 8 days before suddenly usme pain hone laga. To maine Pune me dentist ko dikhaya. Unhone X-ray nikala lekin kuch nahi nikala aur bataya ki pocket ki vajah se pain ho raha hai aur tablet likh di for 3 days. After completing course again I feel pain in that tooth. What should I do? Please suggest.

PG DIPLOMA IN CLINICAL RESEARCH, BDS
Dentist, Varanasi
Mere ek tooth me bahut pain ho raha hai. 3 saal pehele maine us tooth ka root canal karvaya tha aur cap fix kiya tha....
If your x-ray showing all fine in rct then get your scaling (tooth cleaning) done specially around the tooth in question use chlorhex mouth wash and most importantly do warm saline rinses 4 to 5 times daily (add salt in luke warm water, rotate it in mouth and then spit it out)
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What You Can do Daily for Better Dental Health?

MDS, BDS, Sedation(Inhalation) Specialist
Dentist, Hyderabad
What You Can do Daily for Better Dental Health?

Our teeth play a very important role in the overall well-being, from appearance to nutrition to speech. Good oral and dental health is one of the most important aspects of overall health and well-being. From reducing infections to good overall nutrition, taking good care of dental health is has its rich dividends.

Taking care of teeth is not difficult, however. Inculcated early in life, these habits can become a routine and come with ease.

  1. Brushing: Brushing twice a day to remove the food deposits and keep the dental surfaces clean will go a long way in preserving your teeth. They will be healthy, free of decay and will be strong and will last longer. Learn the right technique of brushing from your dentist and practice to get a good hold on it. Improper brushing technique can do a lot of harm, causing wedges in the teeth called as abrasions. Hard bristles does not refer cleaner teeth. Soft bristles are easy on the tooth and are equally effective in cleaning. Make sure you change it once in two to three months or earlier if the bristles are flaring. The dentist can also suggest, if you need to use an electric toothbrush. Also, use a fluoridated or sensitivity toothpaste based on dentist’s recommendations.
  2. Flossing: While brushing will help you remove food deposits from the surface of the teeth, flossing or interdental brushing is essential to clean the spaces between the teeth. This area is less accessible for cleaning and therefore, can undergo decay when food gets lodged in this area. Daily flossing or using interdental brushes help keep this area clean and free of decay. This also helps in keeping the gums healthy, as food lodged in between teeth can be a constant source of irritation for the gums.
  3. Mouth rinse: After each meal, especially sticky or chewy foods, remember to rinse. If you cannot get a regular mouthwash, regular water is a good substitute. This will help remove off food deposits from the teeth and help reduce the incidence of decay.
  4. Food habits: Reduce in-between snacking, especially of sticky or chewy foods. Include sufficient fiber in your diet to have a natural cleansing effect on the teeth. After each sugary liquid or juice consumption, remember to rinse or wash it off with plain water.
  5. Dental visits: Visit your dentist once in 6 months for a regular check-up. If you are good at maintaining dental health, this visit may not last more than an hour, but in the long run, it will be definitely worth the time and effort.

Following these basic steps will ensure good oral health and go a long way in the overall well-being too.

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I have pulp polyp. Went to a dentist. She said that its in my molar (deciduous tooth) she said that its my milk tooth and the permanent tooth did not came even when I am 19 now. So that's why I have problem of pulp polyp in my tooth. She said that I will have to pull out that teeth and to fill tha gap I should get braces. Is the reason by this doctor justified?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have pulp polyp. Went to a dentist. She said that its in my molar (deciduous tooth) she said that its my milk tooth...
The pulp polyp is remedied by curetting the new connective tissue mass from the pulp holding cell and also carrying out endodontic therapies on the remaining tooth root structures, assuming the interradicular ground remains undamaged. Extraction can be an accepted remedy alternative. There is absolutely no malignant change and the lesion is not going to automatically regress. Leaving a pulp polyp without treatment can lead to a number of problems. Contamination of the adjoining gingival tissue mass and also abscess could appear. The harmful bacteria might spread to additional healthy teeth leading to other cavities to create, leading to the requirement for more dental treatments. Finally, the teeth might end up being too affected to restore and the impacted teeth might have to be removed.
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Hello, I am 22 years old male 5 years before I removed my right side upper teeth. Its slowly damaged my teeth structure now and gums upper portion partially damaged. So what should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Sangli
Hello, I am 22 years old male 5 years before I removed my right side upper teeth. Its slowly damaged my teeth structu...
You need to visit your dentist and get your missing teeth replaced depending on the condition of your remaining teeth.
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I have a dental problem in my last teeth injured with brush & I not able to eat food properly please suggest me good treatment.

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Jaipur
I have a dental problem in my last teeth injured with brush & I not able to eat food properly please suggest me good ...
Just do warn saline rinses by taking a glass of water and put half table spoon common salt in it and rinse 5-6 times for 7-8 days and use a mucopain gel ointment and apply it locally at the site of injury.
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From the past one week there is a lot of pain in my teeth. Neither am able to speak nor m able to eat properly. I am in a lot of pain. You are kindly requested to please provide me with your valuable feedback. I will be very greatful to you for your input. Thank you.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
From the past one week there is a lot of pain in my teeth. Neither am able to speak nor m able to eat properly. I am ...
There are so many reasons of tooth pain. Visit to a dentist to identify exact cause of pain and treatment also. Till there you can use pain killer.(diclomol 50 mg)
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The Best and Worst Crunchy Foods for Your Teeth

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
The Best and Worst Crunchy Foods for Your Teeth

The mere thought of biting into something crunchy brings a refreshing thought. However, realize that crunchy things are not always good for general health and oral health. While some crunchy foods can be very good for the teeth, others can do a great deal of harm.

Given that crunchy foods are something more popular with kids, they should be taught the good and bad about crunchy foods. That does not mean they are banned from eating any bad crunchy food. There are ways to reduce the effects of eating a bad crunchy food and the children should be taught those early on.

Let us look at the bad crunchy foods first. A packet of chips or crackers may sound extremely exciting for the kid, but they are very damaging to the teeth. Pieces of these stick to the teeth and in-between the teeth, thereby attracting germs and causing decay.

Candies are the next lot. They contain a great amount of sugar that does not leave the mouth after the candy is swallowed. The sugar stays long after the candy is out of the mouth and continues to cause damage.

In both these cases, the child should not be told not to eat. The trick is to teach them that while they can eat these, it should immediately be followed by a brushing session or a thorough rinse if brushing is not possible. Get them into the habit of a thorough rinse after each meal and no crunchy food can produce the same damage.

Good Crunchy Foods: The vegetables and fruits are undoubtedly the best crunchy foods to bite into. Not only are they good for overall health with their rich fiber content and vitamins, they also have a great benefit for the oral health. Any fruit from apple to a pear induces salivary glands and increases the cleansing effect of the saliva. The natural fibers also produce the same effect as does brushing for a couple of minutes. The teeth surfaces are freed of plaque and bacteria, thereby reducing the chances of tooth decay. Carrots and celery also contain vitamin A, which is good for healthy tooth structure. They also are rich in water and provide good amount of water for the body. Another good crunchy food is popcorn, which not just is light on the stomach, but also has a good amount of fiber.

The next time you need something crunchy to bite on, take a decision. What you might munch into can have a lot of effect both on your overall health and your teeth. Also, watch your children and teach them how to nullify the bad effects.

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Hygiene practices should always be performed well

MD - Consultant Physician
General Physician, Bhopal
Hygiene practices should always be performed well
Proper hand washing, teeth brushing and other hygiene practices

It is very important to learn how to properly take care of your body while you are young. This way, as an adult, you will be able to keep yourself clean and healthy. When we don't take care of our bodies, we can get sick. We can catch colds and stomach bugs from not washing our hands, and we can get diseases on our skin and in our hair from not keeping it clean. Keeping our bodies clean will keep us healthy, and that will keep us happy and feeling good.

Basic hygiene

When you take care of your body by keeping your skin and hair clean, it isn't just because you want to look good. When you are in school, you can catch illnesses more easily because you are around lots of other kids. Germs can spread through the air and can get us sick if they get into our bodies, too. There are even illnesses we can get from not having clean hair, so it is important to always keep our head and hair clean. Washing our bodies and hair every day with soap and warm water in the shower or bath will allow us to rid ourselves of germs, dirt, and body odor. Be sure to take a bath every day before school or at night before bed. When you bathe, wash your face, hair, armpits, ears, neck, and other places that get dirty.

Hand-washing

Our hands touch everything, and then we touch our face and get germs into our bodies. Washing your hands is so important in order to keep from getting sick. Sneezing, using the bathroom, playing outside, playing with pets, blowing our nose, and taking out the trash can get so many germs on our hands. We must always wash our hands after we do these things, especially when we are getting ready to eat a meal or snack or prepare food. It is important to use soap every time we wash our hands so that it will get rid of the germs that make us sick. Wet your hands, lather them up with soap, and then rub them around for at least 15 to 20 seconds. Rinse them well, making sure to get all of the suds off, then dry your hands on a clean towel. It is a good idea to keep your fingers out of your mouth, nose, and eyes so that you aren't getting germs into your body.

Dental hygiene

By the time you are in elementary school, you should be visiting your dentist on a regular basis. Even though the dentist cleans our teeth, we must do our part at home to make sure that our mouths, teeth, and gums stay healthy. Keeping your mouth healthy will help you to keep other parts of your body healthy as well. We should be brushing our teeth at least twice every day, once in the morning and once before bed. Be sure to brush all of your teeth, even the ones in the back that are hard to reach. If you can do it yourself, you should floss your teeth, too. Whenever we eat, food can be left behind between our teeth, and this can cause problems. Gently move the floss between each tooth in order to make sure your remove any food or plaque left behind after brushing. It is a good idea to brush your tongue in order to have fresh breath, too. Eating a healthy diet full of fruits and vegetables will help to keep your mouth and teeth clean.

Other health and hygiene practices

Staying healthy and living a healthy lifestyle will help you to keep your body free from disease and sickness. When we take care of ourselves, we can stay healthier. Try to get enough sleep at night: you will feel better and do better in school when you've gotten a good night's sleep. Kids in elementary school need around 10 to 11 hours of sleep every night. Eating a healthy diet will help your body to stay healthy as well. When we fuel our bodies with fruits, vegetables, healthy grains, and protein, we can look and feel better. Eating a diet that is beneficial for your body will help you to grow stronger as you get older, too. Exercising daily will help you to stay healthy and will also help you to get a good night's sleep every night. Each day, try to get at least 30 minutes of activity so that your body gets adequate exercise. Get active, play hard, and get your heart rate up by riding your bike, playing basketball, jogging, or jumping rope, which are all great ideas to get good exercise each day. You can also do activities inside that will benefit your body, like dancing, playing active games, or even playing tag. Staying active will help you live a healthy lifestyle.

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How much a dental implant cost ?

BDS
Dentist,
Dear cost of dental implant varies from place to place and it also depends on the type of implant you are going for. Ideally it starts with 22-25 and can go up to 50 thousand per implant. Just keep in mind that implant treatment is a surgical one so don't go for very cheap options because it might cost you afterwards. Its a one time investment and in return you are getting an original look alike teeth which is the best option to replace a missing teeth now
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Good oral Health

BDS, MDS
Dentist,
Good oral Health
Good oral health is very important part of general health. Always tell your dentist about changes to your health, as it may help them prevent gum disease from developing.
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Tooth is having yellowish. so, how to over come this?

BDS
Dentist,
Tooth is having yellowish. so, how to over come this?
you should require bleaching... n u should use snow dent also...teeth is becoming yellow due to fluoridation ( fluoride more than 1 ppm in a drinking water)
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My age is 23 I had recently septoplasty done after that I have numbness in foot in early morning for 5 or 10 min and dry mouth what is reason for that.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
My age is 23 I had recently septoplasty done after that I have numbness in foot in early morning for 5 or 10 min and ...
More details r required dry mouth could b because of some med you r taking numbness in foot is not explained.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Flossing is as important as brushing on a daily basis. Taking the floss all the way down to the point where the teeth and gums meet is the appropriate way of doing it.
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What should I do for bad breath. I brush daily I clean my teeth also but the after some time it happens again.

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
What should I do for bad breath. I brush daily I clean my teeth also but the after some time it happens again.
Along with teeth cleaning ,you need to clean your tongue as well flossing is also required daily do rinse your mouth with water after every meal sometimes constipation and acidity also causes bad smell increase your water intake visit your nearest dentist to check if hard deposit that is calculus is present in your teeth in that case dentist will do scaling and polishing.
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How to safe teeth from cavities?

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist,
How to safe teeth from cavities?
Regular brushing followed by once a year professional teeth cleaning should help you in safe guarding against cavities. Other than that please see to it that your toothpaste has optimum fluoride content in it.
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Hi, I am 45 years old, front 3 tooth needs taking out it is loose. Can I fix it or it will be wise to take it out?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi, I am 45 years old, front 3  tooth needs taking out it is loose. Can I fix it or it will be wise to take it out?
. 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.
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I am suffer with teeth pain. I am using Colgate sensitive past. Can suggest which is best.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am suffer with teeth pain. I am using Colgate sensitive past. Can suggest which is best.
Colgate sensitive is a good paste. Please show to dental surgeon and get proper treatment done. Like scaling and filling as required.
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I have a small tumor in mouth. But it not painful. What I do.?

BDS
Dentist,
Get the growth in your mouth examined by your dentist. Pain should never be considered as a criteria to get a check up done. The growth may be something insignificant but at the same time it should not be neglected as it may have a potential of becoming something serious.
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I am suffering from teeth sensitivity and cavity. filling and cleaning. Lot of pain. Wat can I do.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
I am suffering from teeth sensitivity and cavity. filling and cleaning. Lot of pain. Wat can I do.
Go for proper consultation and accordingly go for treatment. You may required deep scaling and filling of carious teeth. Go for treatment as soon.
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