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Dr. B.shailaja

BDS

Dentist, Bangalore

19 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
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Dr. B.shailaja BDS Dentist, Bangalore
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I want all my patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage....more
I want all my patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage.
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Dr. B.shailaja is an experienced Dentist in JP Nagar, Bangalore. She has had many happy patients in her 19 years of journey as a Dentist. She has done BDS . You can consult Dr. B.shailaja at Mahalakshmi Dental Clinic in JP Nagar, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. B.shailaja and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - KGF College of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Kolar, - 1998
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Mahalakshmi Dental Clinic

#80/1, 1st Main, Santrupthi Nagar, JP Nagar 7th Phase, Landmark: Opp to Big BazarBangalore Get Directions
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Dentist, Nagpur
Sugary foods should be consumed in limited quantities as the bacteria in dental plaque changes them into acids.

Scaling and Polishing for Healthy Teeth

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Scaling and Polishing for Healthy Teeth

What is scaling?
Over time, even with regular brushing and flossing, plaque (sticky, soft, bacteria infected layer) and tartar (calcium) deposits build up on your teeth. Scaling removes the tartar and plaque with specialised equipment. Scaling effectively cleans up your teeth by using ultrasound to loosen the tartar and then using tools to scrape it off from the surface of the tooth.

What is polishing?
Polishing is done to remove excess plaque and remove stains. Scaling is always followed by polishing. Polishing also smoothes and shines the teeth to prevent plaque from building up again. It is either done by foam or fluoride gel treatment to reduce the possibility of tooth decay and sensitivity.

Why are they done?
Scaling and polishing are not only done for cosmetic reasons; they are also done for overall oral health. Excessive plaque and tartar buildup will eventually lead to the perfect environment for bacteria to thrive and multiply. The ultimate purpose of polishing and scaling is to clean the surface of the teeth so that the bacteria cannot attach to them and cause serious oral problems (such as gum disease). Also, scaling and polishing offer far better cleaning of your teeth than everyday brushing and flossing.

However, scaling and polishing is not a curative treatment. If your teeth have been damaged by cavities or other oral diseases, you need medical attention.

In fact, professionally, this treatment is called prophylactic treatment; and the word ‘prophylactic’ comes from prophylaxis, which is Greek for ‘to prevent disease’. Thus scaling and polishing is more of a preventive measure than a cure.

Do they hurt?
This process is essentially painless. Most of the people who undergo this treatment usually have the following experiences:

  1. Tickling sensation
  2. Coolness from the water used to clean the mouth
  3. Pressure during the scraping process (The dentist uses specialised tools to “scrape” the tartar deposits off the tooth’s surface). If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.
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I have problem with mouth ulcer inside upper lip frm last 1 week. and from last 2 days I am taking becosule tablet but the mouth ulcer's aria is increasing day by day please help.

BDS
Dentist, Durgapur
1. Kenacort gel (abbot) apply 3times a day after meal 1. Orahelp gel (mankind) apply 3 times a day 5 mins before meal 2. Trioplast paste (icpa) apply 3 times a day 10 mins after meal.
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Oral Health

Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
Oral Health

Don't rush, when you brush: for maximum results, brush your teeth for at least 2 to 3 minutes.

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Hi doctor I have halitosis from 1year dentist recommended scaling polishing teeth and I have done the treatment But very little effect astrology doctor help needed.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hi doctor I have halitosis from 1year
dentist recommended scaling polishing teeth and I have done the treatment
But v...
Start using oral b pro gum health toothpaste twice a day with colgate plax mouthwash. Drink plenty of water, dryness is major reason of halitosis. Use sugar free gum to promote saliva formation. Clean your tongue regularly. Avoid garlic onion. You can also reverse halitosis with mint mouth spray.
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I am thirtyseven years old man. My one molar is missing due to cavity now space is there should I get a new tooth implanted there or should I leave it like that.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I am thirtyseven years old man. My one molar is missing due to cavity now space is there should I get a new tooth imp...
Get you teeth replaced as soon as possible. Otherwise the adjacent teeth will try to take the place n will loosen up in the later days. There are many options to replace it. Like bridging or implant.
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I had my wisdom root removed how to know if I have a infection what are the symptoms.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
As with any procedure, removing your wisdom teeth carries some risks. However, these risks are usually small. Risks can include: Dry socket – where a blood clot fails to develop in the tooth socket, or if the blood clot becomes dislodged nerve injury –this can cause temporary or permanent problems, such as pain and numbness infection – signs include a high temperature, yellow or white discharge from the extraction site, and persistent pain and swelling Bleeding You should see your dentist if you have signs of infection after the procedure, or if you're bleeding heavily from the extraction site.
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I Am a 25 years old female and have tooth pain for last 2 months. What should I do?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I Am a 25 years old female and have tooth pain for last 2 months. What should I do?
Hi, there are various reasons for tooth pain. You need to visit to dentist for a check-up and get some x-rays done to get exact cause and solution of your problem.
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Hello sir. Due to intake of pan masala my teeth have lost It's whiteness n are red now. Only brushing twice does not work. Pls suggest some good teeth whitening tooth paste or any other cream etc.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hello sir. Due to intake of pan masala my teeth have lost It's whiteness n are red now. Only brushing twice does not ...
You can get better results only if undergo bleaching and whitening procedure. Toothpaste can help you to a few instances since because of your habit. Use SNOWDENT toothpaste apply it overnight and brush it with the same paste in the morning.
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Hi doctor my name is neha my baby has 5 year old boy he was gums bleeding problem now please suggest me what I do.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Hi doctor my name is neha my baby has 5 year old boy he was gums bleeding problem now please suggest me what I do.
Kindly get a dental check up done. There might be teeth erupting (permanent) or milk tooth shedding. Or a cavity in certain tooth. With gum coming out of the tooth. Kindly get it checked.
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My teeth are getting yellow. What can I do. For making it shiny white.-) please help me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth are getting yellow. What can I do. For making it shiny white.-) please help me.
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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Benefits of Fruits and Vegetables

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Benefits of Fruits and Vegetables

Fruits and vegetables which require continuous biting like apples, carrots and corn should be avoided as it can become quite difficult while the braces are on.

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Sir my tooth has been black but sir I want to fresh my teeth because I am selected in army so what do I do sir.

BDS
Dentist, Pune
Sir my tooth has been black but sir I want to fresh my teeth because I am selected in army so what do I do sir.
You can get complete cleaning and polishing of your teeth done from your nearby dentist. Even after that if the result is not satisfactory you get teeth whitening done. Visit your dentist ask for more information regarding the same.
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My skin inside the mouth has become very soft after having rct and a cap on one of the teeth what may be the cause white patches type what is the cause and what type of treatment is recommended please mention the name of the. Problem. Is this is serious one or may be cured treatment is expensive or affordable please answer. Thanks.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
My skin inside the mouth has become very soft after having rct and a cap on one of the teeth what may be the cause wh...
White patch like this r called leukoplakia is cap smooth n well polished tt is not expensive you can take cap densomine thrice daily.
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My daughter teeth are yellowish in colour. Is this any deficiency or natural cause. However she feels bad about this. Or is there any treatment?

BDS
Dentist, Patna
My daughter teeth are yellowish in colour. Is this any deficiency or natural cause. However she feels bad about this....
Yeah you can go for scaling polishing followed by bleaching treatment. Yoi can also. Try sme teeth whitening toothpastes such as of himalaya or snowdent.
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I am 26 year - male, and I am suffering from ulcers. Also I went through root canal treatment long ago, and now the filling of that tooth has come out, which make difficult to eat and creates sensitivity. Kindly let me know the remedy.

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Dentist, Lucknow
I am 26 year - male, and I am suffering from ulcers. Also I went through root canal treatment long ago, and now the f...
U may take a cap BNC DAILY, SUCK ON TAB BIFILAC Twice daily , local application of metrogyl gel,add fire to ur diet green veg n banana r good source, u may take isabagol husk two table spoon heap full at night , plenty of water . Stay away from stress n hurry , ladies normally during periods have more such problem Get filling done
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MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Jammu
Well, most of us eat or munch on some food or the other throughout the day. So, if you go to bed without brushing at night, a lot of small food particles remain stuck in between your teeth and these may cause cavities. Here is an interesting fact - the bacteria in your mouth never sleep, not even a wink. In fact, they become more active when the levels of saliva, the natural protector in your mouth, become low.

Only morning brushing means your mouth would have double the amount of bacteria at night (while sleeping). These bacteria remain in the mouth long enough to act on our teeth which will eventually lead to cavities. The cavities in turn will lead to pain and discomfort, along with decay in the tooth.

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Surat
Flossing is as important as brushing on a daily basis. Taking the floss all the way down to the point where the teeth and gums meet is the appropriate way of doing it.
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Can dental problems cause pain in temples? I have somewhat sharp ache in my right temple a little above temple exactly a few inches above my ear and I am having some dental problems for some time like cavities feelings some sensitivity and sometimes throbbing pain too. So can they be related. Dental problems and temple pain in any way?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
A major cause of tooth sensitivity is root exposure. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning along with desensitizing procedures and / or artificial enamel filling or root canal treatment. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. 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. 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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