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Dr. Babashankar Alva

BDS, MDS Prosthodontics

Dentist, Bangalore

11 Years Experience
Dr. Babashankar Alva BDS, MDS Prosthodontics Dentist, Bangalore
11 Years Experience
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To provide my patients with the highest quality dental care, I'm dedicated to the newest advancements and keep up-to-date with the latest health care technologies....more
To provide my patients with the highest quality dental care, I'm dedicated to the newest advancements and keep up-to-date with the latest health care technologies.
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Dr. Babashankar Alva is a renowned Dentist in Vidyaranyapura, Bangalore. He has helped numerous patients in his 11 years of experience as a Dentist. He studied and completed BDS, MDS Prosthodontics . You can consult Dr. Babashankar Alva at Dr.Nimmi's Multi Speciality Dental Clinic in Vidyaranyapura, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Babashankar Alva on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Govt. Dental College,Banglore - 2006
MDS Prosthodontics - SDM, Dharwad - 2011
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I face problem of mouth ulcers regularly after some days. what to do.?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
I face problem of mouth ulcers regularly after some days. what to do.?
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need hexigel ointment until then. You may consult me in person too. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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.
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BDS, MDS - Pediatric Dentistry , Certificate Course in Conscious Sedation
Dentist, Hyderabad
Oral health is the gateway to overall health. Gift your child a healthy Smile. Happy Children's Day.
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Is any known good tooth surgeon as I wanted to fill the gaps between my teeth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
Is any known good tooth surgeon as I wanted to fill the gaps between my teeth.
Dental tips: - Visit a dentist every six months. Goggle 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.
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Hi. Please help me My all teeth are converting in to greenish n yellowish. What should I do. I had tobacco 3-4 times in my life. I also used to drink alcohol occasionally. Please tell me what should I do.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Hi.
Please help me
My all teeth are converting in to greenish n yellowish.
What should I do.
I had tobacco 3-4 times ...
Get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night you may require bleaching.
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I have wisdom teeth in upper left part, due to that I was getting pain, so I consult a doctor, there told me that should be removed. So it is essential to get extract that wisdom teeth? Or not?

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I have wisdom teeth in upper left part, due to that I was getting pain, so I consult a doctor, there told me that sho...
S its mandatory to remove your wisdom tooth coz as long as you have wisdom tooth in your mouth you will be continously have pain since that tooth will not have place to erupt in the mouth.
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How to Get Your Smile Ready for Wedding Season

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
How to Get Your Smile Ready for Wedding Season

With the wedding season nearly approaching, you should be ready for several parties and gatherings and lots of photographs to be clicked. You would surely want to look good on every wedding occasion. Hence you should make sure that your teeth are at their best, when it comes to looking good. The teeth are responsible for shaping the perfect smile, and so you must take measures to make your teeth look stunning in order to get your smile ready for the upcoming wedding season.

Here are some tips on how you should take care of your teeth:

  1. Whiten your teeth: You can avail a quick whitening service for your teeth from a dental clinic. This will make your teeth brighter and much whiter, which will enhance your smile. Always get teeth whitening done from a clinic instead of using whiteners bought from stores, as the latter do not work as effectively. Moreover, teeth whitening done at a clinic is not much expensive.
  2. Maintain proper oral hygiene: If you want to get perfectly white teeth ready for the wedding season, you should maintain your oral hygiene routine strictly. Brushing and flossing should be practiced regularly, and you should also use a mouthwash. Brush two times a day and take time to brush. Maintain healthy teeth to make them look beautiful and get the most perfect smile.
  3. Use strategic makeup colors: Several colors can be used to enhance the whiteness of your teeth. Using bright red lipstick would make the teeth look better and brighter with a nice overall contrast. You can choose from different shades of red, pink or cherry of a warm tone. Blue toned lipsticks make a bad contrast against stains and the yellow tinge on the teeth is brought out. You can also use a Bronzer.
  4. Remove stains: You should try to remove any stain from your teeth and ensure that no further stains are caused. After having any dark beverage like red wine or syrup drinks, make sure to remove the stains instantly. This can be done simply by wiping the stains with a napkin.
  5. Keep your face and smile relaxed: For the most beautiful and natural smile, you should have a relaxed facial expression. Avoid making hyperactive expressions as these make your smile look artificial. Do not show an expression that looks as if a lot of effort has been put into it. The most beautiful smile is a natural one.

Following these tips, you will be able to get your smile ready for the wedding season. Your smile will be at its best, and you will look amazing in every single picture that will be clicked. If you wish to discuss about any specific dental problem, you can consult a specilized dentist and ask a free question.

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Respected sir, I am suffering from teeth pain (left upper side, there is no black spot on teeth, but it very painful, give suggestion.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
Respected sir, I am suffering from teeth pain (left upper side, there is no black spot on teeth, but it very painful,...
Kindly get an x-ray done of the tooth having pain. At times caries are not visible on the occlusal surface but may be present between the embrasure area ie space between 2 teeth. That can be checked by taking an x-ray. May be you will have to get root canal treatment done followed by a crown or cap. Till then you can take a pain killer like tab ketorol dt 2 tablets dissolved in water. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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I have yewlo teeth since 2 week so please help me to clear and white teeth and my weight also so weak.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have yewlo teeth since 2 week so please help me to clear and white teeth and my weight also so weak.
Hi, you need to get a professional cleaning done. If that does not help then you may go for teeth whitening. Regards
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I have pain in my teeth. Which is paining from past one month. Previously it is filled with cement.

BDS
Dentist, Morbi
I have pain in my teeth. Which is paining from past one month. Previously it is filled with cement.
It may be possible that your previous filling is dislodged and there is decay in that tooth. Go to your dentist he will take a xray and may suggest a root canal treatment of that particular tooth.
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I am 29 year old female. I want to know about dental alignment surgery( no braces). So what would be the approximate cost for the treatment and which clinic would be good for this treatment in bangalore.

BDS
Dentist, Secunderabad
Dear . Without using braces you may get d aligning of your teeth done by going through' clear path orthodontics. Invisible they are a set of almost 20 aligners. And you need to change them after every 1 month. My practice is at secunderabad. Here charges are around 80000/- to 90000/-.(including boyh upper and lower jaw) regards.
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Iam 24 years but still I didn't got mature jaws. Two years back I got to remove my left upper jaw due to cavity. But now my last jaw is paining. Is dis pain bcoz of not having support. Iam having frequent pain in dt last jaw. Nd dt gum will also get swollen some times.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Iam 24 years but still I didn't got mature jaws. Two years back I got to remove my left upper jaw due to cavity. But ...
I think u r talking about molar n not jaw jaw is the upper or lower whole face if it's last molar consult a maxillofacial surgeon if it's not in correct direction it may have to b removed
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Does painless oral ulcer which does not heal within 1 month is always a cancer, or something else.Please tell.

MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Post Graduation Certicate In Clear Aligner Therapy, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI) , Certificate In Advanced Endodontics,Laser Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
We need to do proper diagnostic tests before concluding anything. Recurrent ulcers are related to systemic problems or can be due to regular medications kindly consult a dentist as well as physician to rule out the cause. Latest treatment what we can do is laser treatment for ulcer.
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I have black gums. Is there anyway to make it red.

MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist,
I have black gums. Is there anyway to make it red.
Hi you can go for depigmentation. Visit a periodontist. Go for laser depigementation. Results are very good with laser.
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Hi doctor, My husband is child smoker from past 15 years. Nowadays his teeth are getting brown colour day by day. No idea whether he is using any pan or not. Can you please suggest some remedies to remove Brown colour marks teeth and some suggestions to reduce smoking. Regards Lekha.

BDS, Master of Hospital Administration
Dentist, Patna
Hi doctor,
My husband is child smoker from past 15 years. Nowadays his teeth are getting brown colour day by day. No ...
Proper psychological care and support is the best way to cease a habbit and you can go for counselling for the same. He can use nicotex. And get scaling done.
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There is a gap between my front tooth it is from my childhood but is increased now so I don't like this please help.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
There is a gap between my front tooth it is from my childhood but is increased now so I don't like this please help.
Two types of treatment available for you. If gap is more and your teeth are not in normal position then you require orthodontic (wire & braces) treatment. If your teeth are in normal alignment then you can go for teeth veneering to cover the gap.
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M aged 52. Full scaling done but after 3 months there seems bleeding in gums. Gums are very weak. What to do ? Please suggest.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
M aged 52. Full scaling done but after 3 months there seems bleeding in gums. Gums are very weak. What to do ? Please...
hello dpk...getting professional scaling done once in every 6 months will help you maintain good oral hygiene..tartar,vitamin c deficiency cause gum blededing...not only regular dental checkups and getting professional scaling done practicing gum massage daily would help you
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I have dryness and burning type feeling in my tongue and inside lower lips. Last night I drank. After that all this happened. What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
REMEDIES FOR BURNING TONGUE: Sucking on ice or sipping on cold water to reduce the burning and pain Chewing on sugar-free gum to increase the production of saliva and prevent dry mouth syndrome Get your dentist to take care of any cavities, gum disease, or ill-fitting dentures Speak to your doctor about changing any medications that may be causing burning tongue syndrome Regular exercise such as yoga and meditation can lessen stress and anxiety that can aggravate the symptoms of burning tongue syndrome Using baking soda instead of commercially available toothpaste in case certain ingredients in your regular toothpaste is causing the symptoms of burning tongue Boil mint leaves in water. Cool and strain and place the infusion in the fridge. Drink this twice a day to reduce burning and irritation in the mouth You can also use this mint infusion as a homemade mouthwash to prevent inflammation. While mint has therapeutic properties that can help treat burning tongue, never chew raw mint leaves as this can cause more damage than good Margosa leaves contain anti-bacterial compounds that can prevent bad breath and other dental problems. You can brush your teeth with a paste made of crushed margosa leaves Make a paste of onion and a few pods of garlic. Add this paste to water and use this mixture to gargle daily. This helps reduce the burning sensation in the mouth and prevents bad breath Lavender oil applied to the mouth can offer quick relief in cases of burning tongue In much the same way, applying a layer of glycerin over the tongue can reduce the pain and burning as well Other burning tongue remedies include avoiding smoking and alcohol, and cutting down on spicy and oily foods Alternative remedies such as homeopathy, acupressure and herbal treatments can help treat burning tongue syndrome as well
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I have teeth problem for 2 days, its bleeding when I eat something, so what I m doing now?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have teeth problem for 2 days,  its bleeding when I eat something, so what I m doing now?
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination 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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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
Patients should visit their endodontists (especially trained to perform root canal treatment) or general dentist after the root canal treatment to have proper restorative work completed on the tooth.
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I have swollen gum for over 10 days. What should i do?

I have swollen gum for over 10 days. What should i do?
Gum swelling indicates infection in gums, you shd get a scaling done from a dentist, only then will gum bleeding stop.
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