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Dr. Mahendravel

BDS

Dentist, Vellore

14 Years Experience
Dr. Mahendravel BDS Dentist, Vellore
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. Doctor is an active member of Indian Dental Association ...more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning. Doctor is an active member of Indian Dental Association
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Dr. Mahendravel is a renowned Dentist in Alamelumangapuram, Vellore. He has helped numerous patients in his 14 years of experience as a Dentist. He has done BDS . He is currently practising at kasthuri dental clinic in Alamelumangapuram, Vellore. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Mahendravel on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Sri Ramachandra Dental College & Hospital - 2003
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Smells comes out from my mouth and nobody can want to talk. What I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
Smells comes out from my mouth and nobody can want to talk. What I do?
Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. 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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Am suffering from dental problem my teeth are yellow and sticky material on teeth am using colgate plzz advise me.

Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
Am suffering from dental problem my teeth are yellow and sticky material on teeth am using colgate plzz advise me.
Deposits on teeth surface is very normal. Everyone has it. But every body has to clean it everyday with brushing. Sometimes it stays for longer time and becomes hard and discolored. Then we should go for scaling. You also need same treatment.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
A dead, inflamed or infected tooth pulp requires a root canal treatment.
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Hi I am 23 old male. I have habit of chewing tobacco. Daily I will use one sachet. Now a days I am not feeling hungry. My mind is in inconsistent mood. I have heavy gastritce. Mainly stomach. And mouth ulcers. Please suggest me

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
First of all stop using tobacco, instead start using nicorette chewing gums which is a replacement therapy for tobacco, for gastritis you can take pantoprazole and also start taking yogurt in good quantity and avoid hot and spicy foods, plus get your ulcers checked by a gastro-enterologist for a detail treatment plan
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How to remove brown and yellow stains completely without harming teeth's b gums.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
How to remove brown and yellow stains completely 
without harming teeth's b gums.
Scaling and bleaching are the two options which are helpful to get rid of stains. Avoid the things which are causing stains like excess of tea and coffee, tobacco products, pan, gutka, alcohol and smoking.
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I have swelling in mouth from last 8 days and a tooth is paining what should I do?

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Delhi
Dear patient this swelling might be due to increased infection in the tooth which is paining. You should visit dentist for getting relief.
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I have a sensitive problem in my teeth down side and upper side what should I do.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have a sensitive problem in my teeth down side and upper side what should I do.
A major cause of tooth sensitivity is root exposure. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning along with desensitizing procedures and / or artificial enamel filling and / or root canal treatment. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person. Until then apply a desensitizing paste (sensodyne tooth paste) on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min until you brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight will be better.
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BDS
Dentist, Nagpur
Avoid using your teeth other than chewing food.If you use them to crack nuts,remove bottle tops ,or opening packaging,you are risking your teeth for chiping or breaking.......
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Bleaching for Extra White Teeth

BDS
Dentist,
Bleaching for Extra White Teeth

The smile is the first thing we notice about a person, and more than anything else, it reveals the teeth first. We all yearn for that set of perfectly aligned teeth that are pearly white in color. However, this is not a reality in all people.

Due to various reasons, the teeth are not always bright and white. In some cases, the high fluoride content in the water can lead to fluorosis, which causes irregular patches on the teeth. Chewing tobacco and smoking are another reason for teeth discoloration, ranging from yellow to brown to black. The most inevitable of all reasons is ageing, where they naturally change to a darker shade of yellow. However, dental technology has also improved to come up with various solutions, so that the dream for that set of pearly whites can be made a reality.

Bleaching is by far the most commonly used method for teeth whitening. The tooth has an outer layer called enamel, a next layer called dentin, and a final inner layer called the pulp. The enamel contains organic particles that give the tooth its color, and the bleach material attacks these organic particles and thereby removes the stains.

It is always advisable to use tooth bleaching under the supervision of a dentist. A thorough examination and diagnosis is required before deciding on one of the two modes of bleaching.

  1. In-office bleaching: This involves use of whitening gels that are not available over the counter. The gel is applied on the discolored portions of the teeth to leave a whiter tooth behind after the stipulated time.
  2. Home bleaching: In cases where more regular application is desired, the patient is given a kit which has customized trays and the whitening gel. The patient is educated on a schedule including how and when to apply the gel and instructions for this application.

In addition, for minor discolorations, there are other options as below:

  1. Whitening strips: These strips are similar to adhesive bandage and contain the bleaching agent. They are applied onto the tooth and left for usually about 30 minutes to take effect.
  2. Brush-on whitening: These gels are applied directly on the tooth and left for a while or overnight if required.
  3. Whitening chewing gum: For the chewing gum lovers, this could be an option. These chewing gums are similar to any chewing gum but include bleaching agents.

Side effects: Sensitivity and gum irritation are the two common side effects of bleaching. This could be either from the chemical or the trays that are used. The need to repeat the treatment again is another shortcoming. Repeated visits to the dentist may be needed once or twice a year to maintain the pearly white smile!

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My father (aged 45 yrs) has a very severe pain in his gums which is a cause of decayed tooth. His pain is such that it is unbearable for him, he consulted the local healthcare facility but the consultancy but vain. Sir please suggest some measure and some medicines which gives quick nd effective relief. Thank you.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My father (aged 45 yrs) has a very severe pain in his gums which is a cause of decayed tooth. His pain is such that i...
- 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.
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I'm a 21 years old guy, and my milk teeth haven't dropped yet. Should I get them removed and new teeth will come?

BDS
Dentist, Pune
I'm a 21 years old guy, and my milk teeth haven't dropped yet. Should I get them removed and new teeth will come?
If you have milk teeth still retained please get them extracted. But permanent teeth are usually mistaken as milk teeth, so get that confirmed by visiting your near by dentist.
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I am eating pan/supari from 2 years and now my mouth is not opening properly after leaving all the things that I eat. So please consult me a specialist doctor for my cure.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
I am eating pan/supari from 2 years and now my mouth is not opening  properly  after leaving all the things that I ea...
stop chewing pan/supari immediately.....start warm saline rinses..also start taking sm-fibro capsules twice daily for 30 days...
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Paraesthesia: Causes & Treatments

MDS , BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Paraesthesia: Causes & Treatments

Often paraesthesia is caused due to the needle injury. When the dentist inserts the needle for a block, the patient might experience a sharp sensation on the tongue equivalent to that of an electric shock. This is known as paraesthesia and is defined as a change in the sensation or anesthesia that is persistent and the duration generally extends. This condition cannot be prevented and is a complication in some patients who undergo a dental treatment. Though it is commonly seen in the implant therapy, paraesthesia is more of a dental malpractice.

The feeling of the electric shock is felt when the needle comes in close contact with a nearby nerve. This is enough to develop paraesthesia. Severing of the nerves with a local anesthesia and small gauge needle is uncommon. The exact cause of paresthesia has not been ruled out, but it is believed that the block happens because of using 4% solutions of local anesthesias. In case a paresthesia occurs, then it usually gets resolved within some days, weeks or months, but if it lasts for more than 6-9 months, then it is considered to be permanent.

When the paraesthesia is due to a surgical trauma, then getting help from an oral and maxillofacial surgeon is recommended. They assess that if a surgical intervention can be used to fix the problem. In case the paraesthesia is due to the anesthesia given locally by the dentist, then he/she does the following:

  1. Patient Management: Reassurance of the patient is must as they get jittery about the situation. The dentist often speaks about the condition with the patient personally. The patient is made to understand how a paraesthesia might have occurred and how much time it would take to resolve. This is also recorded in the patient book so as to avoid any such incidents in the future.
  2. Examination of the patient: The dentist should discuss the whole phenomenon and procedure of how paraesthesia can take place. It is important to let the patient know that the condition subsides, but it might take some time. The extent and the degree of paraesthesia should be assessed and the findings should be noted in the examination records.
  3. Follow up with patient: It is the dentist's duty to keep a tab on the follow up with the patient. The patient should go for a re-checkup within 1 month of developing a paraesthesia and then again in 1-2 month intervals. The visits could be more and can last until the paraesthesia completely resolves. Improving signs and symptoms usually promise that the paraesthesia is getting better. If paraesthesia is still persistent, then help from an oral and maxillofacial surgeon should be taken for a surgical approach.
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My mouth is not fully operable. I can only open a inch mouth. Is there any medicine in market which is easily available every where in India to cure this problem? Please solve my problem.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
My mouth is not fully operable. I can only open a inch mouth. Is there any medicine in market which is easily availab...
Do u use tobbaco in any form it could b osmf n u may require surgery med will not help consult a maxillofacial surgeon
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Sir I want to have braces for teeth, what is the process for getting them and how much it cost. Waiting for your reply.

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Gurgaon
Sir I want to have braces for teeth, what is the process for getting them and how much it cost. Waiting for your reply.
Go to a orthodontist, tell your esthetic problems you face, he will make records of your teeth, then you can go for metal brackets or tooth coloured brackets, then banding and bonding of brackets will be done, it usually takes 1.5 weeks for all this, treatment duration will be around 8-15 months depending upon the problem, best of luck.
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I am getting gum loss day by day and my teeth is becoming week. Please advise. Thanks.

B.H.M.S
Homeopath, Lucknow
I am getting gum loss day by day and my teeth is becoming week.
Please advise.
Thanks.
Avoid hard brushing . Massage ur gums with finger. Increase vit c rich diet. Saline gargle with Luke warm water twice a day.
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Hi sir, my front four teeths are yellow from childhood what is the solution ?

Brush your teeth with fluoride tooth paste , get your teeth cleaned by your dentist.If this does not help then request your dentist to do bleaching of your front teeth to whiten them
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Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
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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BDS, MDS - Pediatric Dentistry , Certificate Course in Conscious Sedation
Dentist, Hyderabad
In case the wires or the bands on your braces loosen up or get broken, immediately contact your orthodontist.
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I am suffering from left tmj pain from last 4 months and have referred to many dentist and taking medicines from last 4 month and last week I was given lower tmj split by one dentist which I wore for 2 days and my pain get worse. Please help what should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I am suffering from left tmj pain from last 4 months and have referred to many dentist and taking medicines from last...
TMJ pain can be due to misalignment (malocclusion) of or trauma to the teeth or jaw, teeth grinding (bruxism), poor posture, stress or anxiety, arthritis and other inflammatory musculoskeletal disorders, orthodontic braces, and excessive gum chewing. the treatment will vary depending on your condition. apply ice pack on the outer region. try some relaxation exercise for jaw muscles. meditation has to be done to reduce stress level. take soft diet n avoid chewing gums. consult a maxillofacial surgeon for complete diagnosis n treatment planning .
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