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Dr. Anitha Shankar

BDS, Diploma in Implant Dentistry, Diploma in Cosmetic Dentistry

Dentist, Bangalore

13 Years Experience  ·  150 at clinic
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Dr. Anitha Shankar BDS, Diploma in Implant Dentistry, Diploma in Cosmetic De... 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. Anitha Shankar is a renowned Dentist in Indira Nagar, Bangalore. She has been a successful Dentist for the last 13 years. She has completed BDS, Diploma in Implant Dentistry, Diploma in Cosmetic Dentistry . You can visit her at Apoorva Dental Care in Indira Nagar, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Anitha Shankar and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Institute of Dental Sciences Hospital, - 2005
Diploma in Implant Dentistry - - 2006
Diploma in Cosmetic Dentistry - - 2007
Languages spoken
English
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Indian Dental Association

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#325, CMH Road, Indiranagar. Landmark: Behind Vijaya BankBangalore Get Directions
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DMC, Prostho
Dentist,
Gud teeth gud health

I am 21 years old I have ulcers from past2 weeks I use dologel thrice a day but no results is coming out I still uave ulcers in my mouth. What should I do?

BHMS, MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Vellore
I am 21 years old I have ulcers from past2 weeks I use dologel thrice a day but no results is coming out I still uave...
Greetings! dear lybrate user, the ulcer may be due to stress take curd and curd rice, take iced milk, take cucumber will heal the ulcer very speedily take tender coconut and fresh juices avoid spicy food and oily food for a week. Thank you, get well soon have a healthy life
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Who is Responsible For Lingual nerve damage during 38 surgical removal of impacted teeth? What to do after Half tongue paralysis! What are possible investigation for checking lingual nerve damage?

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Gurgaon
Who is Responsible For Lingual nerve damage during 38 surgical removal of impacted teeth? What to do after Half tongu...
During traumatic extraction of 38 lingual nerve gets traumatized hence result in numbness of the posterior 2/3 rd of the tongue particularly on left side, it usually takes 4-6 months to get things normal.
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Gingivitis and Its Causes and Symptoms

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Secunderabad
Gingivitis and Its Causes and Symptoms

Gingivitis is a disorder, which is characterized by inflammation, swelling and irritation in the gums. Usually, the symptoms of this disorder are mild, so you might not pay much heed to them. However, if left untreated, this condition can result in other serious disorders, such as teeth loss and periodontitis. The primary cause of gingivitis is an improper oral hygiene.

The symptoms of gingivitis are:

  1. Red gums that bleed easily
  2. Swelling in the gums
  3. Tender gums that are receding
  4. You may have bad breath
  5. You may bleed from your gums during brushing and flossing

Causes: The most common cause of this disorder is bad oral hygiene, which facilitates the formation of plaque on your teeth. If the foods you eat contain excess sugar, the bacteria in your mouth may interact with them to produce acid (plaque) if you don't manage to maintain good oral habits. If not removed, the plaque can turn into tartar; plaque can be difficult to get rid of as tartar.

Treatment: The treatment for gingivitis usually begins with an initial evaluation and a professional cleaning to get rid of the tartar. You should use proper brushing and flossing techniques to prevent the recurrence of plaque. You should also follow up with the dentist on a regular basis for check-ups.

Scaling is the procedure by which the plaque from the teeth is removed. If the sources of problems are misaligned teeth and poorly fitted dentures, then these need to be fixed. There are certain home remedies for gingivitis such as:

  1. Use toothbrush that has soft bristles
  2. Visit a dentist for regular oral check- ups, it is very essential for the upkeep of sound oral health
  3. Regular flossing can help
  4. Use a non-alcoholic mouthwash which can help in removal of cavities and plaque to a certain extent, though not majorly
  5. Use fluoride based toothpaste to brush your teeth at least twice a day
  6. Clean your teeth regularly, avoid eating foods laden with sugar and eat plenty of vegetables
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BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Plaque-build up can cause oral health problems like tooth decay and gum disease. To prevent your teeth from such diseases, flossing daily is the solution.

What are side effects of tooth scaling for cleansing? does it make the tooth weaker and sensitive?

B.D.S
Dentist, Jaipur
No not at all. Scaling is done to clean the bacterial deposits like calculus and plaque that helps in maintaining the healthy oral environment.
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I want to get my teeth white so please suggest me what should I use to get my teeth white. I use to brush my teeth daily twice then also I am not getting white teeth. So please suggest me any effective method or medication.

PGDHHM, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I want to get my teeth white so please suggest me what should I use to get my teeth white. I use to brush my teeth da...
For whiter teeth .brush regularly twice daily morning and evening. Rinse after all meals. Reduce intake of tea coffee and spices that tend to change tooth colour. Get scaling and polishing of teeth done. Bleaching of teeth can be done for whiter teeth.
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I had tartar deposits behind my lower front 3 teeth and also the gums were little swollen and some plaque was almost in all teeth so dentist suggested for scaling and I made it done too bt after that I find gaps between my lower front teeth and also they seems more sensitive. Kindly suggest me how long will this problem persist and will d teeth be even or not. It's been almost 5 hrs and I am facing sensitivity and prominent gap btw lower front teeth. Need help Plzz suggest.

MDS - Orthodontics, bachelor of Dental Surgery
Dentist, Calicut
I had tartar deposits behind my lower front 3 teeth and also the gums were little swollen and some plaque was almost ...
Dear Madam You should do a thorough oral prophylaxis from a good dentist and then ask the dentist to do polishing after that. So that the tartar reappearance is reduced and sensistivity also gets reduced. If you still have sensitivity you can use a desensitizing toothpaste and an organic mouthwash. Brush and floss especially that area everyday thoroughly. Do ask if you stil hav any queries.
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Sir, I am having problem of bad breath for the last few years. Although I have 2-3 cavities in my mouth but I always brush in the morning. Whenever I speak in front of someone, the listener feels uncomfortable and irritant even if he/she is 3 meters away from me. I don't have any gastric problem except when I eat spicy foods like achaar (makes me feel indigestion after some time. Besides, I drink very less water (that too at the time of meals. As such I feel very humiliated. please suggest some remedy.

BDS
Dentist, Jaunpur
Sir, I am having problem of bad breath for the last few years. Although I have 2-3 cavities in my mouth but I always ...
Bad breath can be due to many reason as you are telling you don't have gastritis so I am telling the reason which is oral related some times food get accumulated in carious tooth and cause bad breath or sometimes periodontitis and plaque deposition can lead to bad breath you have to fix theses problem before they become incurable cavity need restoration and you also need oral prophylaxis.
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Stopped gutka 2 months on HOMEOPATHY but no result lot of burning on intake of food what is the difference between oral fibrosis and oral lichen planus.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Oral lichen planus is an ongoing (chronic) inflammatory condition that affects mucous membranes inside your mouth. Oral lichen planus may appear as white, lacy patches; red, swollen tissues; or open sores. These lesions may cause burning, pain or other discomfort. Oral submucous fibrosis (OSMF or OSF) is a chronic, complex, premalignant (1% transformation risk) condition of the oral cavity, characterized by juxta-epithelial inflammatory reaction and progressive fibrosis of the submucosal tissues (the lamina propria and deeper connective tissues)
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