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Dr. Sankaran

BDS

Dentist, Kayamkulam

7 Years Experience  ·  at clinic
Dr. Sankaran BDS Dentist, Kayamkulam
7 Years Experience  ·  at clinic  ·  ₹ online
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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He has helped numerous patients in his 7 years of experience as a Dentist. He has completed BDS. Book an appointment online with Dr. Sankaran on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Sree Mookambika Institute of Medical Sciences - 2009
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I have tooth cavity, which is paining very badly, having pain killer, relief for few hours. What should I do?

BDS
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I have tooth cavity, which is paining very badly, having pain killer, relief for few hours. What should I do?
Get root canal treatment done on that tooth if possible as soon as possible, if you take more painkillers your liver may get damaged.
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Dental Care during Summer

MDS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
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Ever increasing temperature during summers make it very essential to be hydrated with lots of fluids taken in a frequent interval. Proper hydration not only helps general health, it also helps the oral health by maintaining right moisture in the mouth. Natural juices like tender coconut, buttermilk, lassi etc make good choices while carbonated drinks should be avoided.
Dental Care during Summer
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I am 34 years old and loosing gums and I want permanent solution so to stop gums recession.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist
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I am 34 years old and loosing gums and I want permanent solution so to stop gums recession.
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or 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.

Dental Implants or Dentures - What is Best Suitable for You?

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Tooth loss occurs due to various reasons decay and infection, fracture, accidents, gum disease, to name a few. Tooth loss has a negative impact on various aspects facial appearance, chewing efficiency, and overall nutrition. The attempts to restore the lost tooth have led to various advancements from removable dentures to cast partial dentures to fixed dentures to implants.

Listed below are features (covering advantages and disadvantages) of both dentures (fixed and removable) and implants. While dentures can be complete or partial, implants are more often partial, of course can be used to replace multiple teeth. A detailed discussion with your dentist along with oral and radiographic examination will help in making a decision.

Removable Dentures:

Advantages:

Replaces tooth but more for cosmetic reasons than function.

Poor chewing efficiency.

Useful when multiple teeth are to be replaced, especially when no adjacent teeth are available for support.

If good bone support is not available, retention is an issue.

Not very healthy for the underlying jaw bone and adjacent gums.

Requires daily and routine maintenance.

Fixed Denture(s):

Also called as bridges, as the artificial replaced tooth is a bridge between two natural teeth.

Requires removal of sound tooth structure as abutment (support). This is the major disadvantage with fixed dentures, which promoted further work from the dentists, ending up with discovery of implants.

Promotes tooth decay in the adjacent teeth.

Good support, so retention is not an issue.

Not as harmful to the underlying jaw bone as removable denture.

Requires maintenance but not like the removable denture.

Expensive compared to removable dentures.

Replacing a bridge also means the adjacent healthy teeth are affected.

Implants:

Very good replacement alternative, replaces not just the crown structure but also the root structure.

An excellent option when the jaw bones and gums are extremely in good condition.

Almost natural restoration of both chewing efficiency and facial appearance, the person can eat almost anything.

Not as harmful on the gums like dentures.

Does not cause bone loss like dentures.

Can be used to replace single or multiple teeth, where multiple implants are placed and a bridge is placed over them.

The titanium screws that are used fuse with the jaw bone over a period of time.

The titanium is also biocompatible, thereby reducing chances of allergy.

Implants are expensive, and many insurance companies may not cover them.

If properly fabricated and maintained well, then it can last for decades.

The decision to go for a denture or for an implant should be decided based on a detailed evaluation of overall health and if required radiographic examination. Both dentures and implants have advantages and disadvantages, and the dentist will help make the right choice.
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Blood is coming in between the teeth? Please suggest.

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Dentist
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May be its ur gum problem which is a sign of gingivitis means gum infection get scaling done and use massage paste for 3 mnths
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Using an appropriate tooth paste is very necessary for the health of our teeth. Tooth pastes which contain flouride help in keeping the teeth healthy by reducing the risk of tooth decay.
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My teeth has become red as I was having pan masala now I want to make it white how can i?

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
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My teeth has become red as I was having pan masala now I want to make it white how can i?
red color is due to stains present on your teeth. You need to get it removed either by brushing with a good whitening paste or professionally by a dentist.
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Citric juices, carbonated drinks and acidic juices can cause erosion of enamel and teeth leading to teeth staining and sensitivity. Avoid these drinks or use straw. Take Care- Dr Deval Mehta
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When I move my jaws I am getting a sound like tuk from the lower end of my jaws. I have been getting it recently. There is no pain in it but the sound is troubling. When ever there is a break fr an hour and when I move my jaws for eatimg or drinking I am facing it.

BDS, Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Certified Implantologist
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The sound might come from your joint where upper and lower jaw meet. If its pain less you dont need to do anything. If it starts paining you need to visit a dentist.
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My left side jaw is paining a lot. Is there any effective remedy apart from pain killer to get some reliefs?

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General Physician
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Get it examined by doctor.It could be due to some dental problem.Follow the advice and treatment accordingly
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I'm having mouth ulcers for long time its very frequently coming what should I do to stop this from coming?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist
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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. Regards shilpa Dr. Krinita motwani's dental clinic.

I am 20 years old and my teeth are yellow. Please give any solution for whiten my teeth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist
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I am 20 years old and my teeth are yellow. Please give any solution for whiten my teeth.
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with whitening (bleaching or laser) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling. Advance procedure can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person too. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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.
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i have rootcanaled and caped tooth two together in right side top row end, while eating meat goes between them, very difficult to take out, because of this tooth displaces and gives continues pain. please advise how clear immediately and precations.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist
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You should get the capping changed otherwise over a period of tooth becomes mobile hence loss of tooth.. The reason could be due to ill fitting crowns or improper restoration of tooth after root canal which caused you bone loss and that's why food get deposited and give you discomfort.

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Soft drinks, cordials and fruit juices should be consumed in a limited quantity because they are acidic in nature. Acidic food or drinks often soften the tooth material which leads to the dissolution of minerals into the tooth enamel, resulting in cavities (holes).
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I have a problem with my teeth. They are forming yellowish colour day by day please help.

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I have a problem with my teeth. They are forming yellowish colour day by day please help.
The simplest method of removing minor surface stains is polishing, or micro-abrasion if staining is more intrinsic. Provided that your discolouration is not due to inadequate enamel exposing the dentin, tooth whitening (bleaching) is often the most effective treatment for yellow stained teeth. 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.

BDS, PGDFO
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Patients should visit their endodontists (especially trained to perform root canal treatment) or general dentist after the root canal treatment to have proper restorative work completed on the tooth.

Doctors are suggesting to go for bleaching process to whiten the teeths. But i heard that it has some side effects dont we have other process to permanently whiten yellowish teeth.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist
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Do not worry,there is no permenant side effects only 48 hours of sensitivity which can control easily. Go for whitening procedure which is recommended treatmetnt and approved world wide.
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Venerable sir / mam there is problem in my 2 tooth. Past 1.5 I get filled my cavity by a local doctor in my small town. He filled with white cement (used for making teeth). Later 1of my tooth had been uprooted & now another is making probing. Gums around the tooth swelled up. & in filled with yellowish, blood. It pains. & also unstable, I can't eat food from it., please help.

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Venerable sir / mam 
there is problem in my 2 tooth. Past 1.5 I get filled my cavity by a local  doctor  in my small ...
As you said it must be acrylic filling basically it is nothing but plastic, consult me privately, you have to remove these two fillings and then go for tt basically rct.
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I have sensitivity problem with my teeth when I drink cold water. So what should I do?

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I have sensitivity problem with my teeth when I drink cold water. So what should I do?
Hello, sensitivity is sharp, shooting type of sensation in teeth on contact of extremely cold or hot food which usually lasts for a few seconds and disappears completely after that and re-occurs again on such stimulus. Treatment plan for sensitive teeth goes as follows: 1. You can use any commercially available desensitizing toothpastes such as colgate sensitive or sensodyne as first line of treatment. If it reduces your sensitivity substantially you can continue brushing with toothpaste in long run to avoid further sensitivity. 2. If you don't get any relief from desensitizing toothpastes it indicates a more severe problem which will need further treatment like layering/coating the damaged tooth surface or filling of the tooth if there is big cavity or root canal treatment in extreme cases getting proper treatment leads to permanent relief in sensitivity problem.

I am 21 year old. I have tooth pain. Please help.

MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology, BDS
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I am 21 year old. I have tooth pain. Please help.
Hi, for pain relief, take any painkiller like combiflam two or three times a day as required. It will give you temporary relief. There are many causes of tooth pain like a tooth decay, broken tooth, gum problem etc. Visit your dentist for treatment of cause of pain. Regards.
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