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Dr. P. Ravi Kumar

BDS, MDS - Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics

Dentist, Vijayawada

7 Years Experience  ·  100 - 250 at clinic
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Dr. P. Ravi Kumar BDS, MDS - Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics Dentist, Vijayawada
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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. P. Ravi Kumar is an experienced Dentist in Ayodhyanagar, Vijayawada. Doctor has helped numerous patients in his/her 7 years of experience as a Dentist. Doctor is a qualified BDS, MDS - Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics . You can consult Dr. P. Ravi Kumar at Yashwanth's Lotus Dental Care in Ayodhyanagar, Vijayawada. Book an appointment online with Dr. P. Ravi Kumar and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Education
BDS - Vishnu Dental College - 2011
MDS - Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics - Government Dental College, Vijayawada - 2015
Professional Memberships
Indian Association of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics (IACDE)
Indian Dental Association

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Yashwanth's Lotus Dental Care

Sector-3, Lotus Landamark, Near Prabhas Degree College, AyodhyaNagar. Landmark: Opp to Andra Bank, VijayawadaVijayawada Get Directions
100 at clinic
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Yashwanth Lotus Dental Care

Plot 8A, Sector 3, Ayodhya Nagar, Landamark: Opposite Andhra Bank u0026 Lotus Landmark, KrishnaKrishna Get Directions
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NH-5, Soumya Nagar, Tadepalli, Landmark : Near Zion House Of Worship, VijayawadaVijayawada Get Directions
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My mouth has a continues bad breath and my teeth is becoming yellow. Please advise.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Cause of discoloration ? Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics. 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. Kindly consult a physician & dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with whitening (bleaching) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling and / or capping. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use Snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply SNOWDENT paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min .Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results. 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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Can scaling completely remove tartar? How can scaling remove stains in between the teeth? My dentist said that I would at least need to go 2 times. The first time the stains are somewhat gone.

MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Gorakhpur
Can scaling completely remove tartar? How can scaling remove stains in between the teeth? My dentist said that I woul...
Yes scaling definitely remove tartars and stains and bring your gums to a healthy state. Depending upon the oral hygiene status it may need single or multiple sittings to regain the best of oral health.
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My wife suffers regularly from mouth ulcers. Whats the remedy? Pl suggest long term remedy. What precautions should she take? She was a patient of Ovarian cancer in 2011. NOW SHE IS PERFECTLY ALRIGHT.

Post Doctoral Research (Ph.D.) (A.M) (Oncology), Integrative Oncology For Physicians (MSKCC, N.Y, USA), Doctor of Natural Medicine (N.D/ N.M.D), PG Diploma In Clinical Counseling, PG Diploma In Oncology & Haematology (A.M), Ayurveda (I) Certification, Clinically Relevant Herb-Drug Interactions (CME) (Cine-Med Inc. USA), Advanced Strategic Management (APSM), B.E (Computer Sc. & Engg.), Certificate Course in Homeopathic Oncology
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Bhubaneswar
My wife suffers regularly from mouth ulcers. Whats the remedy? Pl suggest long term remedy. What precautions should s...
Hi Ms. lybrate-user, I appreciate you seeking help. Well, the exact cause of recurrent oral ulcer (s) though unknown, you can take the following steps in general to lessen the incidences of the same - (a) Maintain oral hygiene on a regular basis - keep your mouth clean and healthy. (b) You can reduce the risk of damage to your mouth by using good quality & soft toothbrushes and also by leveling off rough edges of teeth/ dentures, if any. Preferably, I would recommend use of 'Neem' toothpaste for brushing. (c) Eat a healthy and balanced diet rich in vitamins A, B, C and E. Include fresh fruit and green leafy vegetables to reduce the risks of oral cancer. (d) Take Green tea, up to 2 times daily. Stay well hydrated. (e) Avoid high calorie, greasy, fatty, oily foods including fast foods. Restrict consumption of sweets, carbonated drinks etc all. (f) Apart from diet, make sure you streamline your lifestyle too with daily exercises, de-stressing and relaxation. If you are habitually constipated, the above-mentioned shall help. (g) You can take a tablet of probiotics (like 'Sporlac DS' or 'Becelac forte' capsules) daily before food, subject to your dentist's concurrence. As an alternative, you may take once curd and buttermilk spiced up with a little bit of turmeric on a daily basis. (h) If the ulcer pains, you can apply a pain relieving gel (as advised by your dentist), locally. Do gargle / rinse your mouth with Betadine gargle (not to be swallowed) 2 to 3 times daily, after food. Alternately, you can also use warm saline water for gargling. (i) Should the ulcer pain, you can apply (topically) a layer of fresh and pasteurized honey (good quality) on the ulcer (s). You may also slowly apply ice cubes for sometime to alleviate pain. (j) Last but not the least, regularly visit your dentist. If you see the ulcer not healing up for more than 3 weeks, do visit your dentist promptly, and get the same clinically examined. Hope this helps. Do take care and all the very best.
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I am having a toothache, the pain is on the right side of my jaw and it feels like there's a lump or something right below a tooth. I think the problem is in the gums and when pressed it ache's severely sometimes. What must I do?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am having a toothache, the pain is on the right side of my jaw and it feels like there's a lump or something right ...
It appears u have infected carious exposed tooth consult a maxillofacial surgeon it has to drained than rct or extraction would b required
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My throat is paning and lower side of lung Is also paining. And my mouth taste little bit change. It is like gutkha, tambaku etc. What should I do.

BDS
Dentist, Nizamabad
My throat is paning and lower side of lung Is also paining. And my mouth taste little bit change. It is like gutkha, ...
Hi first step you have to stop gutka, tambaku and smoking, you have to get your teeth cleaning done visit a dentist, you will be relief by this treatment.
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I am suffering from mouth ulcer from last 6 days. Even not able to eat. please suggest any medicine.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi, there are various reasons for mouth ulcers it could be because of spicy food, medications, bad digestion, eating hard food etc. You can go for professional check up to get the exact cause and solution for the same.
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Know More About Brushing!

BDS
Dentist, Pune
Know More About Brushing!

Brushing is a daily routine of everyone’s life.Many among us do not know how to brush the teeth in correct manner.There are many aspects other than brushing alone which cannot be overlooked.

There are several methods and techniques which are recommended by the dentist for tooth brushing.Some of them are,

A. Charter method B. Bass method C. Stillman method D. Fones method.

These are meant for particular cases depending on his/her oral condition. Though these techniques are not meant for every individual there are certain common mistakes we must avoid while doing brushing. Today I will tell you the most common mistakes we make while brushing,

1) The wrong angle:

The angle of the brush should be 45 degree to the gum line for to have greater efficiency in cleaning. This angle ensures the safe brushing without wearing of tooth and injuries to gums.This is the first step.

Second step is moving the brush on vertical (upside down/downside upward) cleans the food debris between the two teeth. Horizontal rubbing to the front surface of tooth leads to faster tooth loss and less efficient cleaning.Repeat the same direction from both the surfaces of all the teeth.

2)The time spent on brushing:                              

 Ideal time for to spend on brushing is 3 to 7 minutes. In less than 3 minutes the hard plaque( food debris) doesn’t get soften enough to get removed by brush. Tooth paste have softening agent in it which requires at least 3 minutes to act on the food ruminants inside our mouth.       

3)The Wrong Consistency  Of  Brush:


 Have you ever looked for the consistencies while buying your tooth brush? Hard,Medium,Soft,Ultra soft. These are written on the tooth brush.Depending on your gum and teeth condition your dentist will advise you to use appropriate consistency. Using wrong consistency can injure your gums and teeth.Too hard brush will damage your gums and too soft will not do efficient cleaning.

4)Using same brush for months:                     

Do not get too attached to your tooth brush, change it periodically. If your tooth brush gets worn before two to 3 months it means you are too hard on your teeth. Change your brush every 3 to 4 months. If you follow the ideal protocol and correct brushing technique your brush should last for 3 months.

5)Not Cleaning your tongue :

Tongue cleaning is the last but one of the important part of your oral hygiene maintenance.

You can clean your tongue either by brush by giving soft strokes on the tongue or you can buy the tongue cleaner available in the market.Being a soft and rough texture it becomes good habitat for the bacteria.

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I am 56 yrs old. I have lost 4 teeth from front (2 on upper row & 2 on the lower row). Can I get fixed tooth replacement.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Absolutely. Fixed replacement is very much possible in your case. The two broad methods by which we can do a fixed replacement in your case is either by a bridge or by the use of dental implants.
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Whenever I eat meat, it stuck in between teeth and cause pain. Looking for permanent solution instead of doing floss, gargles, medicines or toothpicks.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Whenever I eat meat, it stuck in between teeth and cause pain. Looking for permanent solution instead of doing floss,...
Hello, you need to visit a dentist and get a checkup done. Get your scaling and polishing done. If there is a cavity in between your teeth, get it filled.
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