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Dr. Siva Lalitha N

BDS

Dentist, Visakhapatnam

23 Years Experience
Dr. Siva Lalitha N BDS Dentist, Visakhapatnam
23 Years Experience
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Siva Lalitha N is an experienced Dentist in Seethammadhara, Visakhapatnam. She has over 23 years of experience as a Dentist. She has completed BDS . She is currently practising at Vijaya Multispeciality Dental Clinic in Seethammadhara, Visakhapatnam. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Siva Lalitha N on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Govt. Dental College Hyderabad - 1994
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Hi my brother name is Mani. His teeth has looks like yellow how to clean the yellow teeth he already went one time for cleaning any idea?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Hi my brother name is Mani. His teeth has looks like yellow how to clean the yellow teeth he already went one time fo...
by dental cleaning yellow teeth don't become white only any external stains will be removed by dental scaling if teeth should become white then the option is only teeth whitening technique
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My friend having some problem on his mouth is burning when he eat anything. So give a perfect prescription for that. Thanks.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
My friend having some problem on his mouth is burning when he eat anything. So give a perfect prescription for that.
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Burning in mouth can be due to mouth ulcers or stomatitis. Avoid spicy and hot food. Don't take too much ice or icy water. Apply tumeric powder on ulcers if present. Consult the doctor for more details.
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
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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Important Faq's About Dental Implants

MDS
Dentist, Udaipur
Important Faq's About Dental Implants

1. What are dental implants?
Dental implants are a standard for tooth replacement. An implant is a small “support” made of titanium and placed into the jawbone at the point of a missing tooth root. After the implant has attached to the adjacent bone, a replacement tooth is positioned on top of the implant.

2. Do the new teeth look natural?
The new teeth have a natural-like appearance and feel.

3. Am I a suitable candidate for the procedure?
Overall good health and enough jaw bone are the vital requirements. If you are fit for tooth extraction, then you can have an implant. Individuals who have lost teeth due to disease, decay or injury are suitable candidates for the procedure. After taking complete medical history and x-rays it can be decided.

4. How successful is it?
They have been used for over thirty years and have shown high success rates. To ensure that implants last for long, one should practice good oral hygiene.

5. Is the procedure painful?
Anesthesia is administered during the surgery. Your dental implant dentist may prescribe pain medication to ease any discomfort after the surgery. Most patients report minor discomfort when they get home. Many patients feel okay the next day and can return to work.

6. How long does it take?
The time needed relies on the complexity and number of implants. A straightforward and uncomplicated dental implant may take less than 1 hour.

7. Am I allowed to eat after the surgery?
It is advisable to avoid exposing a recent surgical site to food. One is advised to take soft foods and to stay hydrated. We will guide you accordingly.

8. How long does the healing and placing of the implant crown take?
The duration mainly depends on your treatment plan; but mostly takes about two to six months. There are two major stages. At first, the implant should heal before we place the replacement crown.

9. How long will the implants last?
After the fusion of the implant to the bone, it can last for several years if it is well maintained. Many implants have stayed in place for over forty years.

10. Are dental implants costly?
The cost is relative. They are a little more costly than bridgework, but they last for much longer. Thus, more cost effective.

11. Will my insurance cover for the costs?
It depends on the individual plan. Talk to your insurance provider.

12. Can my body reject the implant?
An allergy to titanium is rare, but may occur. At times, the implant does not fuse to the bone during the first time, but on the second trial, it fuses.

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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Avoid chewing food from the affected side.
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BDS
Dentist, Ramanathapuram
Brush daily

Dry Socket - Causes and Treatments

MDS
Dentist, Delhi
Dry Socket - Causes and Treatments

Are you experiencing toothache that continues for several days after having a tooth pulled out? Does the pain keep on worsening, and continue over several days? These symptoms is a clear symptoms that you are might imply that you are suffering from a condition known as dry socket or alveolar osteitis. The socket refers to the hole in the bone from where a tooth has been pulled out. A blood clot gets formed in the socket for the protection of the underlying bones and nerves. Sometimes, the clot might dissolve some days after the extraction, which leaves the underlying bone and nerve exposed to anything that enters the mouth, such as air, food and water, etc. This may cause an infection accompanied by severe pain.

Causes: Several people are more prone to getting a dry socket after having a tooth removed. This includes people who smoke a lot, have a poor sense of oral hygiene and people who get their wisdom tooth pulled. People using birth control pills and the ones who face unusual trauma during tooth extraction are also likely to get dry socket.

Symptoms: The site from where the tooth has been removed will have a dry opening with a dark blood clot present in it. In case there is no blood clot and only whitish bone in the area, dry socket is indicated. Bad breath and foul mouth odor are observed.

Treatment: Several over the counter, nonsteroidal anti- inflammatory medicines or NSAIDS are prescribed for easing the pain, and discomfort caused because of dry socket. These medicines are not sufficient at times and stronger medicines have to be taken. Sometimes the affected area is anesthetized.

Your dentist will clean the socket and remove any kind of debris from the socket hole. The socket will then be filled with a medicated dressing for healing. A special paste may be used as well. You need to visit the dentist frequently for changing the dressing. This must be continued until your pain goes away, and the sockets are healed. Several antibiotic medicines may be prescribed in order to prevent infection in the socket. You must rinse with salt water or with a special mouthwash regularly for fast and effective recovery.

You should strictly avoid cigarettes and other tobacco products after the treatment of dry socket as tobacco is a strong risk factor. Any habit or practice which might hamper blood clotting should be avoided. If you take birth control pills, always have a tooth removed on the day when you receive the lowest dose of estrogen as estrogen hampers blood clotting. Your dentist plays a very important role in treating dry socket, therefore regular visits to the doctor are a must and you should visit him regularly.

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Hello doctor, wounds keep coming on my mouth and tongue often. What should I do to reduce this?

B.Sc.- Food & Nutrition, M.Sc- Food Science & Nutrition, NET (LS)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
Hello doctor, wounds keep coming on my mouth and tongue often. What should I do to reduce this?
It may be a result of B vitamin deficiency. Kindly include whole egg, fish, chicken, milk, curd, lassi, channa, buttermilk, lassi, nuts, oilseeds, whole grains (bajra, dalia, suji, barley, multigrain atta, brown rice) & whole legumes (sprouts, soyabean, nutrella, peas, rajma) in your diet.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Dental Humour:- God has given you 2 sets of teeth for free and for third one you have to pay. So please take care of teeth. Keep Smiling

Health Tip - Oral Health

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Health Tip - Oral Health
Smoking or consuming smokeless tobacco is very harmful for your teeth. It can lead to various oral diseases like oral cancer, gingivitis, periodontitis and tooth decay. 

Teeth pain I have take zerodol sp, zenflox oz medcns BT no relief tell me what to do and my teeth under the gum not seen easily BT I m suffering from heavy pain.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Teeth pain I have take zerodol sp, zenflox oz medcns BT no relief tell me what to do and my teeth under the gum not s...
Taking pain killers n med like this is not the solution you r asking for trouble consult a maxillofacial surg it seems your getting wisdom if not in correct direction it has to be removed.
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I have one more problem. The problem is in my teeth. My teeth is pain so much and when I can drink cold water and cold drink then it been like hard pain.

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
I have one more problem.
The problem is in my teeth. My teeth is pain so much and when I can drink cold water and col...
Teeth pain may be due to various reasons like infection, sensitivity or trauma. If your teeth is decayed it is better to get it filled or treated by a dentist. If you are opting for root canal treatment do not forget to get a crown on the effected tooth. If you want to go for only medicinal treatment so let me tell you only medicine are not going to be very effective untill you get this treated by a dentist.
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I am 57 yrs old suffering from acute pain in my 6th and 7th teeth for the last four days. Advice medicine for relief.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hello without knowing your medical history the safest pain killer you can have is paracetamol (crocin 500mg) or have tab. Flozen-aa, one tab twice a day. Also do warm saline rinses twice in a day please visit your dentist soon.
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I am a 36 yrs and having dental problem, I have a heavy pain from last 3 weeks I had consulted to dentist but no result please give me the suggestion.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am a 36 yrs and having dental problem, I have a heavy pain from last 3 weeks  I had consulted to dentist but no res...
Hello, you said you have consulted a dental surgeon and no results. Please take tab combiflam for pain and you have to consult dental surgeon for checkup and treatment again.
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Hi. From last few days I am experiencing some small tumours or masses in my mouth. Which is not paining or increasing. What may be this due to?

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Mohali
Hi. From last few days I am experiencing some small tumours or masses in my mouth. Which is not paining or increasing...
It may be an ulcer or could be some pathology. Visit your nearest dentist. If required biopsy can be done.
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I want to ask about my teeth, my teeth are week and a smell is present in my mouth what should I use?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I want to ask about my teeth, my teeth are week and a smell is present in my mouth what should I use?
Hi, get a cleaning done once may be becuse if calculus depisit there can be smell in your mouth and do brush twice a day but cleaning is must frm a dentist.
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I want a root canal treatment of my tooth, how much would it cost, I want to know, the tooth is no 8, down right side. It has been almost destroyed by the germs and there is a big deep passage inside it, that whenever I eat something, it stuck there so every time I have to remove it by the needle or a pin. Please.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I want a root canal treatment of my tooth, how much would it cost, I want to know, the tooth is no 8, down right side...
Hi lybrate-user. Considering the status of your tooth, it is important that you visit a dentist for an examination and x ray. As it is the last tooth, the feasibility for a root canal will have to be assessed clinically. Also, I would advice you not to use needles or pins to clean your teeth as it can cause more harm than good. Also, it might break and retrieval may become problematic. So, visit your dentist as soon as possible to get a permanent solution to this problem. Take care.
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My son is 14 years old and his teeth turn yellow. What could be the possible reason?

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
My son is 14 years old and his teeth turn yellow. What could be the possible reason?
Sir tooth stains are due to the oil and turmeric content of the food. You cannot prevent staining but you can minimize it by regular rinsing after meals.
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BDS, Certification In Oral Implantology
Dentist, Ghaziabad
You can exercise for healthier gums as well. Gently bite down so as to make sure that your teeth make a clinking sound when they meet. Repeat this 30 to 40 times continously. This exercise will stimulate the flow of blood and will keep your gums healthy.
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