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Dr. Ashika Rai Shetty

BDS

Dentist, Bangalore

22 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
Dr. Ashika Rai Shetty BDS Dentist, Bangalore
22 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
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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. Ashika Rai Shetty is a renowned Dentist in HAL, Bangalore. She has been a practicing Dentist for 22 years. She has completed BDS . She is currently practising at Denta - Care Speciality Dental Clinic in HAL, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Ashika Rai Shetty and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - AB SHETTY INSTITUTE OF DENTAL SCIENCE, - 1995
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My son is 5 years of old but his few milk teeth has become black.He had no pain.But I am worried of his fresh teeth.please advise

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
His permanent teeth , incisors should erupting between 6-7 yrs.If not troubling otherwise you can leave your milk teeth.Till the permanent teeth erupts.
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I have a mouth ulcers in 2-3 days and also redness in mouth please suggest a medicine.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I have a mouth ulcers in 2-3 days and also redness in mouth please suggest a medicine.
There are so many cause of Mouth ulcer .Apply metro gel ointment.Rinse your mouth three times after each meal. Take multivitamin capsule once daily. Go for proper investigation to rule out the cause of ulcers.
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I am a 55 year old male. When I sneeze a bad smell is spreading. No smell in normal breath. It started around 25 years back and still continues without change. No particular medications applied yet. What is the reason for this smell? Is there any danger if not treated?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
•Eat a healthy, balanced diet and avoid eating strongly flavoured or spicy food. •Cut down on sugary food and drink, as it can increase the amount of bacteria in your mouth. •Reduce your alcohol consumption. •Stop smoking. •Cut down on coffee. •Drink plenty of water to help prevent your mouth becoming dry. •Chew sugar-free gum after eating, to stimulate the flow of saliva. This will help clean away any remaining food particles. •Don't use toothpaste to clean your dentures, as it can scratch the surface and cause stains. •Clean your dentures thoroughly using soap and lukewarm water, denture cream or a denture-cleaning tablet. •Use a separate toothbrush to clean your dentures. •Make sure you visit your dentist for regular check-ups. Having regular dental check-ups will ensure that any plaque is removed from your teeth, particularly in areas that are difficult to reach. •Your dentist can recommend the best way to clean your teeth and gums, and point out areas you might be missing. They can also identify any signs of gum disease and ensure early treatment. •Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. •If your bad breath is caused by a gastrointestinal problem, such as an H. Pylori infection or gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), you may be referred to a gastroenterologist. •Persistent bad breath or a bad taste in the mouth may be a warning sign of gum (periodontal) disease. Gum disease is caused by the buildup of plaque on teeth. •You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person.
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My teeth needs a root canal but I don't want any pain where can I get a dentist with numbness spray. I live at vasai, thane.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
My teeth needs a root canal but I don't want any pain where can I get a dentist with numbness spray. I live at vasai,...
We try to do painless treatment and we r in delhi vasantkunj. Rct is completely a painless procedure.
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Is it necessary to take out wisdom teeth, if it not hurts?

BDS
Dentist,
Its not necessary. Any tooth/ teeth should be saved, wisdom teeth are notorious with their position and anatomy. once they start hurting, its best to visit a nearest dentist and he can give u options in regards to save or extract the tooth. Bottomline: save whenever possible.
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How to made clean white teeth .Please suggest colgate or any medicine?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist,
Get scaling done use shine n smile for brushing once a week rest of the days any toothpaste twice daily.
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Hi, I am a 25 years old male. I have problem with my tooth. When I eat something too hot or cold I feel too much pain. Please suggest me some kind of paste.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Hi, I am a 25 years old male. I have problem with my tooth. When I eat something too hot or cold I feel too much pain...
teeth pain can be due to decay or fractured teeth, gum infection or sensitivity. get your teeth x-rayed n go for needful treatment. for decay, you might require rct n cap or removal n replacement by implants or bridge. for gum infection, go for scaling and polishing of teeth. for sensitivity, use desensitizing toothpaste twice daily.
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Way to Prevent Tartar

BDS, Diploma in Hospital Administration, Diploma in Pharmacy
Dentist, Delhi
Toothpaste advertisements, dentists and many others have warned us about tartar and its ill effects. Most of us are unsure of what tartar is or what it does to our teeth.

Tartar - what is it?

Although you take good oral care at home, there is still bacteria in your mouth. Bacteria mixes with food and proteins and forms a sticky substance called plaque. This forms a coat on your teeth, gets under the gum line and damages the teeth and the gums.

Whenever you eat something, the bacteria releases acids, which damage the tooth enamel and create cavities leading to infected and inflamed gums. If the plaque is removed regularly, permanent tooth decay can be prevented.

However, plaque that settles on the teeth hardens to form tartar that only a dentist or a dental hygienist can remove.

How are teeth and gums effected by tartar?

Tartar makes brushing and flossing harder which can lead to cavities and eventually tooth decay.

If tartar forms above your gums line, the bacteria present in it irritate and damage the gums and overtime lead to progressive gum diseases.

Gingivitis is the mildest form of gum disease. Visiting a dentist regularly alongside brushing and flossing daily can keep gingivitis away from you. Otherwise, the damage can worsen to such an extent that pockets form between the teeth and gums and bacteria infects the gums. This is called periodontitis.

How to control tartar build-up

The best way however is not to let tartar form on the teeth.

1) dental care

Brush twice a day for at least 3 minutes with a soft toothbrush. Ensure that you brush the rear surface and the rear molars too.

Electronic or powered toothbrushes have been proven to get rid of plaque better than the manual ones, but make sure that they are ada approved.

If you choose a tartar control toothpaste with fluoride, you can prevent plaque from hardening into tartar. Fluoride repairs the enamel damage too. Toothpastes that have triclosan also fight the bacteria in plaque.

Flossing is the only way to remove plaque from between the teeth and keep out tartar formation.

2) proper diet

The bacteria in your mouth along with starchy and sugary foods release harmful acids to damage the teeth and the gums. Remember that whenever you eat, you are feeding the bacteria too. Hence, limit the intake of sugary foods, brush and floss after every meal and drink lots of water.

3) quit smoking

People who smoke or chew tobacco products succumb to tartar build-up.

A dentist only can remove the tartar from your teeth. Accordingly, visit a dentist once in 3 months to prevent any further oral problems.
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My wife 30 years old having mouth ulcers since yesterday. Any medicine or remedy for quick relief?

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Gandhidham
Mouth ulcers are due to many reasons main cause is due to vit b12 deficiency she require vit b12 suppliment (tab. Bfolcin plus once daily for 10 days) along with mouth gel (dentogel) for application in affected area.
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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 respond good. What should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
You may be having blister in the tongue. Apply metrogyl DG geo and take multivitamin tablet. If no relief consult doctor
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I am 32 years male. Suffering from tooth cavity problem. Please provide some solution.

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
I am 32 years male. Suffering from tooth cavity problem. Please provide some solution.
Consult your dentist and get cavities filled. Regular and proper brushing along with regular timely dental check up is mandatory.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Oral health tip : Brush at least twice a day. The best time to brush teeth is after meals. Choose a toothbrush with a small head for better access to back teeth. Medium bristles must be used and please make sure you change your tooth brush every three months atleast
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Hi I am raghu I have a small dental problem I would like to implant with new one one should I want to confirm is whether I will proceed with glass cement or composite .please help in that.

MPH, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Hi I am raghu I have a small dental problem I would like to implant with new one one should I want to confirm is whet...
Only if the tooth is grossly decayed, we will need to go for extraction of the tooth. After that you can go for dental implant. If the tooth can be saved, it will go for RCT and crown.
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I have blood leakage on mouth while brushing, what it cause. And what do I do to prevent this.

Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I have blood leakage on mouth while brushing, what it cause. And what do I do to prevent this.
Visit dental doctor for check up he will advise teeth cleaning, gum massage & mouth wash. Brush twice daily. Gargle with salt water 2-3 times daily.
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I am 21 year old male, and I have ulcer often since last two years, I can't eat all kind of food, while I took medicines for that it will be okay, but after sometime it continues so for that what can I do?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Lybrate-user you are having ulcers in mouth. It happens again and again. Apply boro glycerine. You need to take care of your digestion and maintain oral hygiene visit dental surgeon for cleaning deposits and scaling. Take cap becosules once a day.
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I have a lot of cavity and needs a lot of scaling.Is there any possibility to clean the teeth thoroughly without losing the enamel and fill the cavities.Please note that I am 59 years old.

MDS
Dentist, Nellore
One of the side effect of your medicine is dry mouth, hence you are having high carious risk. The latest treatment trend in dentistry is minimal invasive techniques, so only the area that is having cavity is treated.
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hello doctor We are suffring from cavities how can i be cure from this problem?

BDS
Dentist,
U need to visit a dentist and get it filled with suitable filling material. Composite filling is the best option. Cavities don't cure by itself.It will progress more and more deeper and at the end u will have only one option ROOT CANAL. So b careful and consult a dentist as soon as possible. Take care Thank you.
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My gum is bleeding from last 3 days why its so?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist,
My gum is bleeding from last 3 days why its so?
Gingivitis and plaque deposition is the main reason of bleeding. Scaling will help to control bleeding. Rinse your mouth with chlorhexidine mouthwash three times a day after each meal. Take vitamin c tablets once daily for 15 days. Keep your mouth clean.
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I have observed, my saliva is more watery than mucilaginous. Due to which I doubt I have this problem of chapped dry lips? Am I relating the two right? What is the remedy for this problem?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (Full mouth x-ray) & clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may consult me in person.
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Sensitivity in teeth. Please help.

Hi, Sensitivity in teeth is a major problem that the people are facing these days especially in winters. You can use a sensitive toothpaste by applying it directly on all your teeth with your finger (esp the ones which are more sensitive), leave it for five minutes & then brush with the same. But knowing the cause of sensitivity is very important. You should consult your dentist for any cuts or abrasions onto the tooth surface which are leading to sensitivity.
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