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Dr. B N Shanmukha Swamy

Dentist, Bangalore

150 at clinic
Dr. B N Shanmukha Swamy Dentist, Bangalore
150 at clinic
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I believe in health care that is based on a personal commitment to meet patient needs with compassion and care.
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Dr. B N Shanmukha Swamy is a renowned Dentist in Malleshwaram, Bangalore. She is currently practising at Oral And Dental Care Centre in Malleshwaram, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. B N Shanmukha Swamy and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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My teeth are getting yellow (mostly lower theeh). I brush every day but there is no change to see. What should I do for whiter teeth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth are getting yellow (mostly lower theeh). I brush every day but there is no change to see. What should I do f...
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.
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I am facing some problem with my mouth smell can you suggest to relief from smell in mouth and teeth.

BDS, MDS - Pediatric Dentistry , Certificate Course in Conscious Sedation
Dentist, Hyderabad
I am facing some problem with my mouth smell can you suggest to relief from smell in mouth and teeth.
Hello lybrate-user, in addition to deposits in teeth, also note that systemic conditions like acidity can also lead to bad smell or halitosis. Pls note that if you have acidity or have symptoms such as belching, heartburn, frequent burps and burning sensation after a heavy meal indicates gastric issues. You many need to address that as well in case your problem is not resolved with scaling alone. Take care.
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I am 40 old and have problem with gums. Some times it bleeds and whenever I have non-veg food. The food is stuck between tooth. Kindly advise me on this.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I am 40 old and have problem with gums. Some times it bleeds and whenever I have non-veg food. The food is stuck betw...
bleeding gums are sign of gum infection due to accumulation of plaque on teeth. go for scaling and polishing of teeth. use mouthwash twice daily after brushing. maintain proper oral hygiene.
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My teeth is yellow. Even I brush 2 times and cleaning of teeth in 6 months but again yellowish. Suggest.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
My teeth is yellow. Even I brush 2 times and cleaning of teeth in 6 months but again yellowish. Suggest.
Kindly get scaling and polishing done and if you want you can also get bleaching done. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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Sir my teeth is yellow. How? This problem to the water.&or other. Please give me answer.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir my teeth is yellow. How? This problem to the water.&or other. Please give me answer.
Advise deep cleaning, polishing, whitening (bleaching) procedures, artificial enamel filling 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. Cause of discoloration – Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics.
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When I press my gums there is smelly discharge from front lower gums and sometimes gums swell ,i have started using mouthwash and pepsodent -g toothpaste what more should I go for

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
There is infection of gums so you have to get scaling done from dentist.Mostly scaling is sufficient but if problem persists than xray is advised as there could be big spaces between teeth below gums.
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I am a 31 old male. For the last couple of years I am having bad breath. I dont' know the reason why. When I wake up in the morning the bad breath smells very strong but after brushing my teeth it goes away then I take my breakfast at 8 am in the morning then everything seems fine for 2-3 hours but after start working in office near about 11 am it comes back again and stay untill I am having supper I am afraid to talk with my friends these days because of my strong bad breath. Please help me to diagnose this.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am a 31 old male. For the last couple of years I am having bad breath. I dont' know the reason why. When I wake up ...
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. Kindly consult a physician & dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person 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 2 mm gap in front teeth how much it will cost for invisible braces or other reasonable treatment.

BDS, PG Diploma In PG Advance Course Of Oral Implantology On New Generation Implants, PGDHHM
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have 2 mm gap in front teeth how much it will cost for invisible braces or other reasonable treatment.
With invisiline it will cost you around 1 lakh and zirconia cap will cost you around 10k per cap on tooth.
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Hi, please any doctor reply me, I am suffering for bad breath, my mother also have bad breath, now her full teeths gone, and she s suffering from bad breath, please help. I am getting frustration everyday, fear life everyday.

DNB (ENT), MBBS
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Bangalore
This is called halitosis. Use chlorhexidine mouth washes before and after every meal for one month. Get a dental evaluation for treatment of gingivitis and periodontitis.
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My age is 19 there is small gap between my tooth and gum on the last 2nd upper tooth from right I brush very hard I change my brush like every 15 days.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My age is 19 there is small gap between my tooth and gum on the last 2nd upper tooth from right I brush very hard I c...
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 have teeth related problems. I have cavities in my molars on both sides on the upper dental. I have also my gums bleeding occasionally. Thank you.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have teeth related problems. I have cavities in my molars on both sides on the upper dental. I have also my gums bl...
Lybrate-user, you need to visit your dentist at the earliest and get your teeth cleaned. This should take care of your gum bleeding. For the cavities, your dentist may suggest a filling or further treatment after examining the decayed teeth. To avoid such situations it is advised to visit your dentist every six months for a regular checkup.
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MDS
Dentist, Delhi
Munching foods like apples, pears, carrots or celery after brushing can help in preventing discoloration as they trigger tooth-bathing saliva which helps in keeping the teeth whiter.
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My mouth is not getting open properly what I should do?

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist,
Do you have tabacco chewing habit. Or can you see white line or patches on inner side of your cheeks.
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Hello Doctor. I am a 23 year old boy and the question is My upper front teeth's are very bigger in size, sometime I shy to lough. So I decided to remove all front teeth's and want to implant artificial teeth's. But the thing I need is the teeth's which I am going to implant is must stay for my life long. Means don't want remove when going to sleep as my grand father do. And must when I laughing the teeth's must fall on ground. So is it possible or not? if yes what is the cost for these type of implant charge? help me please.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hello Doctor.
I am a 23 year old boy and the question is My upper front teeth's are very bigger in size, sometime I s...
Natural teeth cannot substitute artificial teeth whether its removable or implant. Kindly do not remove your natural teeth just because they are big. 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. Requirements may depends on the age, complaint, duration of the treatment & affordability. Cost of cosmetic dentistry (braces) varies with dentist. You may consult me in person. 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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My daughter is 15 months old. Her upper teeths are showing black shades (front side). Kindly tell me about her prob.

BDS
Dentist, Greater Noida
That must be NURSING BOLLTE CARIES...don't leave milk bottle kept in his/her mouth for long time..and give some amount of water after each bottle fed...so that mouth can.be.rinsed properly. ....This will help u muchh.. Regards. .. Dr.HEMANT KUMAR SINGH
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Why does teeth bleed even when I brush regularly?

BDS
Dentist,
Why does teeth bleed even when I brush regularly?
It is usually due to calculus that irritates your gums and leads to inflammation. Locate me on lybrate using dentist mumbai and my name. Read my article on cleaning of teeth on my website. It will help u. Ask if you have any other queries.
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I'm 17 years male. My teeth's are not well organized. My some milk teeth is also not broken till now. There is some gaps in front two teeth's.other teeth's are small some big some half etc. What to do feeling very tensed.

certificate in cosmetic dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
I'm 17 years male. My teeth's are not well organized. My some milk teeth is also not broken till now. There is some g...
Do not worry it is a very common problem. You should visit a dentist and get yourself examined. After examination and radiographs the dentist can suggest a treatment plan to you. You will have to get rid of your milk teeth and proceed with orthodontics (braces).
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No Brushing Off: 5 Common Brushing Mistakes You Make Daily

Dentist, Udaipur
No Brushing Off: 5 Common Brushing Mistakes You Make Daily

While you might think that you are on track by brushing twice a day, but just doing that may not be enough. If your technique is not right or if you are using the wrong type of toothbrush, you are making your teeth vulnerable to infections and decay.

Here are the common brushing mistakes that can harm your teeth:

1. You do not brush long enough

The single most common mistake that people make while brushing is not brushing long enough. If you want to thoroughly clean your teeth, you should brush for almost 2 minutes. Experts suggest that most of the people with gum diseases did not brush their teeth for sufficient amount of time. Try using an electric toothbrush with a timer to ensure that you brush for 2 minutes.

2. You miss the important sites

Missing important areas of your mouth while brushing your teeth is also a common brushing mistake. Brushing should involve devoting an equal amount of time to all areas, targeting the inside, outside and chewing surfaces of your teeth, along with your gums, tongue and the roof of your mouth. Most people do not think consciously while brushing, making it easy to skip the vulnerable sites.

3. You use too much of paste

Using too much of toothpaste will not make your teeth cleaner. On the contrary, it might make you brush for a shorter span since too much of foam in your mouth can make you uncomfortable. For children, a small swipe on a toothbrush is enough and for adults, a pea-sized or marble-sized amount is more than sufficient.

4. You brush too hard

You may think that the more pressure you apply while brushing, the better it is. But that is not the case. Aggressive brushing can actually cause the gum tissue to come away from your teeth, leading to swollen gums and even bleeding. It can also result in tooth sensitivity or even loose teeth. Experts recommend that you should use a soft bristled toothbrush. Soft bristles tend to be gentle on your teeth and will flex more under the gum line, which leads to a more thorough cleaning.

5. Your technique is wrong

Brushing your teeth is not a race that you need to finish in time. By taking long, crude and haphazard sweeps back and forth, you are only going to harm your teeth. Concentrate instead on small areas at a time and brush gently in a circular motion. When you are at the gum line, remember to keep your bristles at an angle of 45 degrees and always brush away from the gums.

So, it is high time you change these brushing habits and adopt healthy dental practices for plaque free and healthy gums and teeth. Stay healthy, stay happy!

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My jaw is not properly situated lower jaw is somewhat backward what can be done to do it correct?

MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Kolhapur
My jaw is not properly situated lower jaw is somewhat backward what can be done to do it correct?
You should consult orthodontist. This can be corrected with braces and /or surgical treatment. But clinical examination is must for final say.
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