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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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My father who is 84 years of old is facing acute infection in mouth since last 4 years. All tests including biopsy were done but it is not coming to normal. He is not able to eat any vegetables even without any spice he feels irritated and his mouth including upper surfaces looks red and over sensitive. Some mouth gels applied but no difference in this. Please help as all doctors of ENT and Dentists were consulted in Bhubaneswar and cuttack region. Please do help me. So mahapatra.

BHMS, MD - Alternate Medicine
Homeopath, Nagpur
My father who is 84 years of old is facing acute infection in mouth since last 4 years. All tests including biopsy we...
This kind of ulceration may cause due to deficiency of vitamin B complex. In your case if vitamin B complex capsule are not responding. But by homoeopathic treatment you can get rid of it completely and permanently. Foods that are good sources of vitamin B12 include: Beef, pork, ham, poultry, and lamb Fish, especially haddock, and tuna Milk, cheese, and yogurt Some nutritional yeast products Eggs. Vegans consume no animal products. But they can take vitamin B12 dietary supplements to avoid deficiency. Some types of soya milk and breakfast cereals are fortified with vitamin B12. Some nutritional yeast products may contain vitamin B12.
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MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Faridabad
Soft food or food which does not require any chewing should be consumed in the initial stage of the orthodontic treatment.
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My father is 60 years old. He is suffering from gum bleeding problem from 3 years. He have consulted dentists many times and followed what they suggest. But still his gums continue bleeding. What to do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My father is 60 years old. He is suffering from gum bleeding problem from 3 years. He have consulted dentists many ti...
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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Sir my bottom front teeth is removed. What will be the cost of duplicate. Please tell me cost In detail. than.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Sir my bottom front teeth is removed. What will be the cost of duplicate. Please tell me cost In detail. than.
Cost can only b told on seeing n what type of replacement u prefer so go to ur Dr he will b the best guide
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I am 25 years old guy, I get mouth ulcers frequently. Thought it heals in 3 weeks but they do not give a gap to occur. I used to have amla (for vit-c) and vit b tablet regularly, I don't smoke, I didn't have a bite, and they sometimes occur on roof of mouth or on the teeth gums. How to prevent it from occurring.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
You may take cap bnc one a day locally apply metrogyl gel ointment suck on tab bifilac twice daily drink plenty of water. Take fibrous food you may add banana to your diet at night take isabgol husk two table spoon full n try to stay tension free.
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My teeth colour is off white. So please tell me. What can to do for white teeth. I was cleaned my teeth by dentist.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth colour is off white. So please tell me. What can to do for white teeth.  I was cleaned my teeth by dentist.
Cause of discoloration ? Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with whitening (bleaching) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling and / 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. 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 hve sensitivity in teeth. Firstly only cold feel. But from last few weeks hot also feeling. Wht to do. Will you please suggest.

BDS
Dentist, Thane
I hve sensitivity in teeth. Firstly only cold feel.
But from last few weeks hot also feeling. Wht to do. Will you ple...
Hello Lybrate-user, sensitivity is sharp, shooting type of sensation in teeth on contact of extremely cold or hot food which usually lasts for a few seconds and disappears completely after that and re-occurs again on such stimulus. Treatment plan for sensitive teeth goes as follows: 1. You can use any commercially available desensitizing toothpastes such as colgate sensitive /sensodyne /Sensodent KF / Sensoform R/ Shy NM/ Vantej /Senquel F /Shy XT /Pepsodent pro sensitive (many more are available in market) as first line of treatment. If it reduces your sensitivity substantially you can continue brushing with toothpaste in long run to avoid further sensitivity. 2. If you don't get any relief from desensitizing toothpastes it indicates a more severe problem which will need further treatment like layering/coating the damaged tooth surface OR filling of the tooth if there is big cavity OR root canal treatment in extreme cases. Getting proper treatment leads to permanent relief in sensitivity problem. And you can eat and drink cold food items without getting jerks while eating or drinking. Regards
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My teeth is look like yellow. Please give me suggestion to make it white. Thanks!

MDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I think you should change your brushing method and bleaching treatment can improve your shade. If your teeth are yellow from the beginning then you may require cosmetic correction.
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I am 21 years old male. And having pain in TMJ region. The pain start in 2012 and the treatment also going on. My dentist start treatment with braces in my teeth and also gave a plate which I used to wear in mouth for at least 10 hours. But yet I do not hve relief from this pain. Due to tgis disorder I feel so much pain in ear especially at winters. please doctors give me best suggestion.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 21 years old male. And having pain in TMJ region. The pain start in 2012 and the treatment also going on. My den...
Kindly consult an Oral & maxillofacial surgeon in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray, TMJ open & closed mouth) & clinical examination to decide upon treatment. Until then have soft diet. Replace posterior teeth if they are missing. Advise mouth opening exercise & side to side movement for the jaw muscles or the use of anti-inflammatory medicines and painkillers. For people who grind their teeth or clench their jaw, a bite-appliance may be made which corrects the way in which the jaw works and reduces the stresses and loads on it. This can be disposed of when normal function is restored. As oral & maxillo-facial surgeon, may be required to perform surgery on the TMJ.
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I have put teeth braces yesterday. I can t eat properly. Which foods I should avoid.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I have put teeth braces yesterday. I can t eat properly. Which foods I should avoid.
Hard, and sticky food should be avoided, and try to take juices and very soft food that you do not need to chew, and swallow it readily, but that also should be nutritious.
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I had 3 beers 1 week ago and some sea food with some cigarettes, next morning I found my mouth sore. It recovered a little bit but now fully. Please help me

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
take b-complex tablets and drink lots of water. Avoid alcohol for few days. it will take 2-3 days for recovery
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I have a severe pain in my teeth. One of my teeth had catch germs so my doctor had suggested me to do root canal but my teeth is paining very badly please give me some quick solution for the pain so that I can reduce it please.

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I have a severe pain in my teeth. One of my teeth had catch germs so my doctor had suggested me to do root canal but ...
take a painkiller for temporary relief of pain,,donot eat from that side and get the treatment suggested by your doctor asap.
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Hi I have bad breath problem my dentist said there no problem in my teeth and mouth my spit is also smells very bad please tell me permanent solution I am unable to speak directly with someone this feels vary bad for me.

Homeopath, Ahmednagar
Hi I have bad breath problem my dentist said there no problem in my teeth and mouth my spit is also smells very bad p...
U please brush teeth 3 times a day, in morning, then after lunch & dinner your problem will be solved.
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I drink something cold, I feel on my teeth. Which medicines or toothpaste you would recommend me?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I drink something cold, I feel on my teeth. Which medicines or toothpaste you would recommend me?
Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months. Changing the toothbrush alone donot keeps your teeth clean. All toothpaste have nearly similar ingredients like Abrasives, Fluorides, Surfactants, Antibacterial agents, Flavourants, Remineralizers, Fluoride, Diethylene glycol, Triclosan etc. Only the wrong brushing technique that we follow harms our teeth and gums. So consult your dentist, learn proper brushing technique, Brush your teeth twice a day, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush to protect your teeth and gums from plaque and calculus. Floss your teeth inter dentally once a day. Consume a healthy diet rich in vegetables and lean protein. Reduce your intake of sugary foods and beverages. Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. Drink plenty of fluoridated tap water. Drink not consume alcohol drinks. Don’t smoke.
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Hi, My baby is 1 year and 8 months. She has got almost 20 teeth. Should we start brushing here teeth with tooth paste because we can see the color of the teeth getting yellow?

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General Physician, Mumbai
Hi, My baby is 1 year and 8 months. She has got almost 20 teeth. Should we start brushing here teeth with tooth paste...
First train your baby for mouth rinsing and spitting the content after rinse and than can apply toothpaste
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Whiteness inside mouth I do not know what is this, please help, some doctor said it may cause cancer.

B.D.S., M.D.S. - Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics
Dentist, Bhiwandi
Whiteness inside mouth I do not know what is this, please help, some doctor said it may cause cancer.
The person who has tobacco or smoking habit usually gets white or red pathes inside their mouth specially at mucosal surface of cheeks where regular contact of tobacco occurs. Yes defenately this kind of lesion may cause cancer if you continue to chew tobacco. But if you quit tobacco n along with treatment from dentist it can be cured.
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Hiee, its too hot right now in gwalior bcz of this, my whole internal mouth area is like itching which I do not know why? When I eat something, my tongue does not allow me to eat bitter food.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
Hiee, its too hot right now in gwalior bcz of this, my whole internal mouth area is like itching which I do not know ...
Ulcers generally take 1-2weeks to heal completely. recurrent ulcers can be due to local mouth conditions such as rough teeth surface or rough mouth appliances or dentures n cheek bites. It can also b due to General nutrtional deficiency, digestion prob, work pressure n stressful lifestyle etc. Certain bacterial n viral infections also cause ulcers. Treatment: start on multivitamin tabs which includes vit c n iron supplements if ur hb% levels r low. Apply dologel oral ointment on ulcers thrice daily. Avoid spicy n oily food, alcohol, tea n coffee. Drink plenty of water n hv fibrous n citrous foods. Visit dentist to rule out oral factors responsible for ulcers.
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I am 20 years old. Morning when I wake I se light blood from tooth gums, what may be reason for the bleeding?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am 20 years old. Morning when I wake I se light blood from tooth gums, what may be reason for the bleeding?
Visit a dentist and get scaling (cleaning) done, use a mouthwash before bed and brush twice a day. Your problem of bleeding gums and bad breath would heal with in 7-10 days.
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I have sometimes observe that there is a layer in my teeth which produce smell. This irritating me.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I have sometimes observe that there is a layer in my teeth which produce smell. This irritating me.
Get scaling done for plaque or tartar removal. That layer is plaque deposition. It will harm outer enamel layer and will cause sensitivity and gum disease. Plaque also causes bad smell. Rinse your mouth with chlorhexidine mouthwash for 15 days. Maintain proper oral hygiene by brushing twice daily and rinse your mouth after each meal.
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Hi I am 24 years old & I want to straight my teeth. So, how much it will take and is it possible or not?

B.D.S
Dentist, Jaipur
Cost always depends on doctor' s choice which kind of material he is using and what treatment u r receiving. Thank you Dr Jagrati
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