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Dr. Akshay Shetty

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Dentist, Bangalore

12 Years Experience
Dr. Akshay Shetty MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Dentist, Bangalore
12 Years Experience
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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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I am 19 year old female and the area around my mouth is some what black than the colour of my face .what should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I am 19 year old female and the area around my mouth is some what black than the colour of my face .what should I do?
Hello Consult a dermatologist for this. Use anti tanning products for that area. Regards Dr. Purva BDS.
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MDS, Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Patiala
Consumption of fruits and vegetables like apples, carrots and corn, which are difficult to eat and need continous biting should be avoided while taking the orthodontic treatment.
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Dentafix Oral Gyaan

MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Dentafix Oral Gyaan

After root canal treatment capping your tooth is necessary otherwise your tooth may fracture break.

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Guide for Oral Hygiene, Maintenance and Periodontal Health

BDS, PG Diploma In PG Advance Course Of Oral Implantology On New Generation Implants, PGDHHM
Dentist, Gurgaon
Guide for Oral Hygiene, Maintenance and Periodontal Health

While we all dream of a white set of pearly teeth that can be flashed off when we smile, in reality, there are lot of oral problems that do not allow you to do so. There could be stains on the teeth, swollen or bleeding gums, bad breath and the list goes on. All of these can be easily managed by following some regular oral hygiene practices. While most people do not realize, the gums hold the teeth in place and are very essential for overall dental and oral health.

  1. Brushing: A much despised activity, this is one habit that should start early in life and continued through life. The benefits of good brushing, practiced at least twice a day, cannot be underestimated. While it is advisable to brush with each meal that was soft and sticky, it may seem impractical. An alternate is to rinse off with each meal thoroughly to prevent sticking of foods to the teeth. Twice a day brushing is mandatory. Check with your doctor on the correct technique, to avoid damage to tooth structure.
  2. Rinses: Each meal should be followed by a thorough rinse to clear the tooth surfaces of foods that may stick to it and continue to cause damage. Where possible, an antibacterial mouth rinse should be used. If not, plain water is a good substitute.
  3. Flossing: While brushing takes care of the tooth surfaces, there are surfaces between the teeth which escape cleaning via brushing. Flossing is advisable for these areas and should be done at least once daily.
  4. Gum massage: After each brushing session, do a plain finger massage that will help in improving blood circulation and improve the health of gums.
  5. Fluoride: If you know that you are highly prone to caries, then using fluoridated toothpastes or fluoride pastes should be a good option to reduce incidence of caries.
  6. Scaling: A professional cleaning at a dental clinic at least once in 6 months is a must. This will help identify any early decay and also remove dirt and plaque from the tooth, leaving it healthy and free of infection.

The gums, as noted earlier, are extremely important to keep the teeth in place. Weakened gum health as indicated by swelling, bleeding, or redness should be immediately checked by a dentist and treated. The health of the periodontal fibers helps hold the teeth firmly in place. Damaged fibers can also lead to tooth mobility and eventual tooth loss. So, when gum disease is suspected, it is always advisable to visit a dentist and get them checked and cleaned if necessary.

These are some oral health practices which must be started early in life and followed religiously to get rich dividends. 

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Sir i consulted a dentist they fixed a root cap 5 years back as it is not proper they removed whole teeth and fixed another root cap for another teeth my colleagues are saying that due to root cap there is a chance of root cancer is it true?

MDS Endodontist
Dentist, Panchkula
There is nothing like root cancer. But definitely the term is root caries. If there is root caries we can restore it upto some extent. If u can send me the x ray of the tooth i can definitely help you.
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Ther is bleeding in my tooth sometimes during brushing what precautions should I take?

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Ther is bleeding in my tooth sometimes during brushing what precautions should I take?
First visit dentist to get scaling done than maintain oral hygiene by proper brushing technic , do not eat brinjal which harms gums
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Hii, iam 25 years old girl, I hv yellow teeth nd wht shud I do to get rid off, from some blog I hv read it, we can use strawberry scrub or lemon juice, please tell from where I can get it nd how we shud use it, or whatever you tell, tell me in proper way, iam using dabur lal paste bt no result, which toothpaste is best?

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist,
Hii, iam 25 years old girl, I hv yellow teeth nd wht shud I do to get rid off, from some blog I hv read it, we can us...
Hello lybrate-user first of all I don't deny the efficacy of natural remedies for yellow teeth. But you need to understand that it is a temporary solution. One such solution in a dental clinic is bleaching of teeth. Which has provided good results, but again the effect is for about a year or so. Also teeth need to be regularly cleaned through scaling and polishing it is called as oral prophylaxis. You need to visit your dentist first for checking if you require just scaling or scaling+ bleaching.
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I have tooth cavity and my half teeth have broken what should you do to not have a pain.

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Howrah
I have tooth cavity and my half teeth have broken what should you do to not have a pain.
Visit your dentist now, if possible try to save with restoration or rct and post and core or else get it extracted.
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MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Latur
Do not use your teeth for doing something other than chewing food. Using them for cracking nuts, removing bottle tops or ripping open packaging can result in chipped or broken teeth.
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I am suffering by multiple mouth ulcers. What I will have to do to make myself free from this serious decease?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am suffering by multiple mouth ulcers. What I will have to do to make myself free from this serious decease?
For mouth ulcers you may take a cap bnc daily, suck on tab bifilac twice daily, local application of metroggyl gel, add fibre to your diet, green veg, banana r rich sources, take two helpful spoons of isabagol husk at night with water, milk or curd, drink plenty of water. Stress, hurry, worry predispose you to this, ladies may experience this more during periods.
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B.D.S
Dentist,
Introductory offer on FIXED BRACES TREATMENT. Get beautiful smile in just 20,000 rupees.
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My teeth are yellow. In the corner of the teeth thre is white and bad smelling things which is not removed very well through brushing. I have a bad breath prblm too. Whenever I brush again it start to smell after 10 min. Remedy?

BHMS
Homeopath, Howrah
My teeth are yellow. In the corner of the teeth thre is white and bad smelling things which is not removed very well ...
To get stains removed from teeth take lemon juice in a spoon, dip brush or you can apply with fingertip also, apply over the stained teeth, keep for a minute and the rinse with water. It removes stain and as it contains citric acid/vit c which keeps teeth strong. This procedure should be done twice a week not more. Bad breath is due to digestive problems. Maintain proper bowel habits. Eat more fruits that are sour like tamrind, orange, mango, lemon etc. If still problem persists after 15 days consult for treatment.
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B.D.S. (Dental Surgeon) , House Surgeon
Dentist,
Oil pulling, a popular folk remedy can be useful for whiter teeth and as a flossing agent. Slosh your mouth with coconut, sunflower or sesame oil for 15 minutes and then spit it out. It lubricates the gums and provides that extra shine to your teeth.
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I have some dark black spots in my teeth as I am a smoker. So I wanted to know that how to remove these dark spots?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have some dark black spots in my teeth as I am a smoker. So I wanted to know that how to remove these dark spots?
Cause of discoloration ? Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics. We need more investigations with clinical examination 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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I am 22 years old. My wisdom teeth is not growing properly. What should I do? Should I remove it at not. Please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Wisdom tooth erupts between the age of 17 and 25..and sum times its even seen erupting beyond this age..give it some time to come out fully ..If it's causing you pain and swelling every now and then ..It is advised that you remove the tooth ..
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Sometimes I have pain in my mouth under my tongue and I do not know what to do at that time I have eaten pain killers but it does not response good. What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray) & clinical examination 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 have a health issue that is whenever I talk bad odour comes out of my mouth and I have tried few toothpastes but nothing has worked. Please tell me a solution!

MD - Consultant Physician, Doctor of Medicine, MD
General Physician, Ahmedabad
Brush twice a day do antiseptic gargles twice.take b complex and vit c orally.anulam vilum yoga dental hygiene chlorhexidine gargles
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I have teeth problem. Whenever I am brushing I am getting blood so what I have to do. Is there any remedy for this.

BDS
Dentist,
I have teeth problem. Whenever I am brushing I am getting blood so what I have to do. Is there any remedy for this.
You have to consult with a dentist a get yoir teeth cleaned. It will remove allthe debris in your teeth and makes your gums healthy.
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Sir I have a cavity what can I do? Is there is any solution that itself can cure?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir I have a cavity what can I do? Is there is any solution that itself can cure?
•If your cavity in the tooth is caused by decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •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.
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Hello doctor, good morning. I am Manisha f/ 46 years old. I noticed white malai sort of discharge in my mouth at roots of teeth near gums. What is the reason and the treatment for same? This happens off and on.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Hello doctor, good morning. I am Manisha f/ 46 years old. I noticed white malai sort of discharge in my mouth at root...
This is called plaque. It accumulates when you don't clean your mouth after eating or drinking anything. Go for professional scaling and polishing of teeth. Than maintain it by brushing twice daily. Forcefully gargle with water after you eat or drink anything.
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