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Dr. Akshay Shetty

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Dentist, Bangalore

12 Years Experience
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Dr. Akshay Shetty MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Dentist, Bangalore
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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. Akshay Shetty is a popular Dentist in Marathahalli, Bangalore. He has over 12 years of experience as a Dentist. He studied and completed MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery . You can meet Dr. Akshay Shetty personally at Pure Dental Clinic in Marathahalli, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Akshay Shetty on Lybrate.com.

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MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery - AB SHETTY INSTITUTE OF DENTAL SCIENCE, - 2005
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Sai Baba Temple Road, Kundalahalli Gate, Marathahalli. Landmark: Opp. Vaswani Tranquil AppartmentsBangalore Get Directions
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My Gums bleed when my mouth is not doing any activity. At night when I sleep my gums starts bleeding. Is there any other way to stop this besides SURGERY.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
My Gums bleed when my mouth is not doing any activity. 

At night when I sleep my gums starts bleeding.

Is there any...
Yes there is only surgery to clear your problem coz that's permanent treatment you have temporary treatment scaling that's no use.
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Oral Health Tip

BDS
Dentist, Gandhinagar
Oral Health Tip
Please do not forget to do warm saline gargles - luke warm water with pinch of salt in it at least 3 times a day.

I am 27 old male. Last 2 years back I got teeth sensitivity so I makes root canal Afterthat, my problems solved, Again from Few days (5-6days) I am feeling too sensitivity while I am taking Fish, goat or beef meat and cold waters Please help me... What type of food items I should avoid and consume? Please suggest me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 27 old male. Last 2 years back I got teeth sensitivity so I makes root canal Afterthat, my problems solved, Agai...
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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I have bleeding in my gums while I brush daily. And sometimes I have pain too. What to do for that?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have bleeding in my gums while I brush daily. And sometimes I have pain too. What to do for that?
We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. 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. Advance procedures can be done with laser. 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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I had a molar tooth extraction 5-6 days back and after 1-2 days I didn't felt any pain. But from day before yesterday whenever I try to open my mouth fully, try to meet up lower teeth and upper I feel unbearable pain near jaw and ear as it would tear it apart. What has happened?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I had a molar tooth extraction 5-6 days back and after 1-2 days I didn't felt any pain. But from day before yesterday...
Hello lybrate-user. Molar extractions often lead to trismus. It means inability to open mouth properly. Take muscle relaxants, do salt water gargle. And practice mouth opening exercises for a week. If these are not helping you then see a dentist soon.
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healthy tip of the day

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
healthy tip of the day
Keep brushing and flossing your teeth daily.
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How to reduce gum receding. Afraid that. Due to this I'll lose my teeth. Please suggest.

BDS, Diploma in Implantology
Dentist,
How to reduce gum receding. Afraid that. Due to this I'll lose my teeth. Please suggest.
Hi lybrate-user. Please do not be afraid of that, you consult a nearby dentist get cleaned n polished your teeth, n follow the proper brushing technique using a soft brush, brush twicely, use mouth wash and have warm saline gargle frequently, take plenty of water and do gum massage. And after all you can do a periodontal surgery if needed.
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My upper in the mouth was not grown well, whereas my lower jaw grown in extra size. As a result, my upper teeth are not visible outside. Is there any chance to make my smile normal?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My upper in the mouth was not grown well, whereas my lower jaw grown in extra size. As a result, my upper teeth are n...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (model study, full mouth & profile x-ray) to decide upon treatment. You may need fixed / removable braces or surgical correction (functional or cosmetic). Requirements may depends on the age, complaint, duration of the treatment & affordability. Cost of cosmetic dentistry (braces or surgical correction) varies with dentist. 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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Sir my mouth test is very bad and bad breath out from my stomach. What Should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Dear lybrate-user, bad breathe emplies to poor gum health, bleeding gum etc. Use a antiplaque m/wash and tooth brushing twice a day will minimize your problem surely.
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I have discoloration of teeth and teeth looking very ugly but I am doing continue brush and using suitable toothpaste for my teeth. What is the reason behind it?

BDS
Dentist, Fatehgarh Churian
I have discoloration of teeth and teeth looking very ugly but I am doing continue brush and using suitable toothpaste...
Lybrate-user main reason behind discoloration is water then comes our diet. Keep low on junk n cokes to avoid stains.
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How can I fix my upper and lower teeth gap (front). Nd what's the price or fee for that treatment. Tell me the total process time will take that treatment. Thanks I hope you will reply soon as well.

Dentist, Gurgaon
How can I fix my upper and lower teeth gap (front). Nd what's the price or fee for that treatment. Tell me the total ...
It completely depends upon the amount of space between the teeth. Preferred treatment always is ortho treatment as it naturally close the space but now a days cosmetic dentistry has overpowered it as its is less time consuming. Ortho treatment may take 6 months to one year but cosmetic treatments do not take more than 2-2.5 months. Moreover, it may cost between 30-60 thousand for orthodontic treatment whereas cosmetic treatments can hugely vary, starting from 20 thousand onwards.
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I am having severe toothache till last two days because of which I am not able to sleep from last night I have also taken pain killers but they work for few hours and again my pain gets started what should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I am having severe toothache till last two days because of which I am not able to sleep from last night I have also t...
Hi lybrate-user, the pain in your tooth can be because of tooth decay, fracture, a damaged filling or other reasons. The most common cause is a long-standing cavity or tooth decay, which usually requires a root canal treatment (rct). The same treatment applies to a tooth fracture as well. In case of a damaged filling, there may be two possibilities: either the filling can be removed and replaced with a new one after applying a soothing base material; or if the damaged filling is placed deep near the nerves of the tooth, it may require an rct. I suggest that that you consult me privately on lybrate, so that I can provide more specific answers. You will be able to send across images of your aching tooth/teeth, and looking at them will help me be in a better position to solve your problem.
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My mom have nerve problems on back teeth and throat is also paining since 2 years.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My mom have nerve problems on back teeth and throat is also paining since 2 years.
We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray) to decide upon treatment. 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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I am 36 year old male I am suffering for teeth shifting pain in my mouth what I do.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 36 year old male I am suffering for teeth shifting pain in my mouth what I do.
The type of treatment you have for toothache /sensitivity/swelling will depend on the cause of the pain, so your dentist will examine your mouth and may carry out an X-ray to try to identify the problem. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling is caused by tooth decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling is caused by a loose or broken filling, the filling will be taken out, any decay will be removed and a new filling put in place. •If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need root canal treatment. This procedure involves removing the infected pulp and then inserting a special type of filling to seal the tooth and prevent re-infection. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling can't be treated using these methods, or if your tooth is impacted (wedged between another tooth and your jaw), it may need to be removed.
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I am suffering with mouth ulcer. Can anyone suggest a immediate treatment/remedie.

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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Dentist, Nagpur
Brush twice daily n visit to dentist every six months.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
5 Questions about Baby Teeth

Are Baby Teeth important?

Baby teeth may not last forever, but that doesn?t mean they aren?t extremely important. In fact, they are just as important to babies and kids as your adult teeth are to you! Here are five things every parent definitely needs to know about baby teeth.

My toddler is having speech issues could this be related to their teeth?
- Losing certain teeth too early can make it difficult to correctly say some words and might cause long term problems down the road.

Does it really matter if you get a cavity in a baby tooth?
- Baby teeth are different from adult teeth in that the outer layer of the teeth (the enamel) is much thinner, and the layer just under that (dentin) is much softer. Because of this, cavities can eat through baby teeth surprisingly quickly. With regular dental checkups, little cavities can get filled before they grow into a gaping hole.

Do cavities in baby teeth hurt as bad as adult cavities?
- Cavities hurt at any age! For children with untreated cavities, there is a good chance their little mouths are in pain. This can make it hard to focus in school and may lead to them feeling upset or grumpy much of the time. Living with the nagging pain of a toothache is no fun at all, so get those tiny teeth looked at asap!

When should my baby see the dentist? -As soon as the first tooth comes in!

Healthy baby teeth lead to healthy adult teeth, but they also do so much more. You can do your part by making sure your children brush after meals, floss daily, and see the dentist twice a year. And if you spot a cavity, get to the dentist right away! Every kid deserves to have a healthy, happy smile.
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What causes gum disease/bleeding? How is gum disease treated without taking medicine?

BDS, Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research, Certified Implantologist, Certified LASER dentist
Dentist, Kolkata
What causes gum disease/bleeding? How is gum disease treated without taking medicine?
It occurs due to poor oral hygiene which leads to deposits called calculus which irritate yr gums and aggravates bleeding. Improve oral hygiene get ultrasonic scaling and polishing done. Increase intake of water and citrus fruits.
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Sugary foods should be consumed in limited quantities

BDS
Dentist, Ulhasnagar
Sugary foods should be consumed in limited quantities
Sugary foods should be consumed in limited quantities as the bacteria in dental plaque changes them into acids.
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I have broken my upper front tooth 3 days ago due to accident. I don't have any pain now. Will it be repaired or should I get it removed .Will the gap after removal can be filled or replaced by something? Pls help.

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Gorakhpur
I have broken my upper front tooth 3 days ago due to accident. I don't have any pain now. Will it be repaired or shou...
After meeting to a dentist the real problem and future problem will be assessed by a radiograph and then if required a tooth colored filling or RCT can be done. Tooth removal in your case is least possibility yet if there is root fracture then tooth removal can not be avoided. The gap created by removal can be restored with fix bridge which is a type of artificial tooth. It has a long life so you need not worry. Thank you.
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