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Dr. Karunakar Shetty

BDS, MDS Prosthodontics & Oral Implantology, Cosmetic Dentistry

Dentist, Bangalore

24 Years Experience  ·  200 at clinic
Dr. Karunakar Shetty BDS, MDS Prosthodontics & Oral Implantology, Cosmetic Den... Dentist, Bangalore
24 Years Experience  ·  200 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. Karunakar Shetty is one of the best Dentists in Jayanagar, Bangalore. He has over 24 years of experience as a Dentist. He has done BDS, MDS Prosthodontics & Oral Implantology, Cosmetic Dentistry . He is currently associated with Pioneer Dental Innovations in Jayanagar, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Karunakar Shetty on Lybrate.com.

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Education
BDS - cods manipal, - 1993
MDS Prosthodontics & Oral Implantology - SDM College of Dental Sciences, Dharwad, - 1997
Cosmetic Dentistry - SDM College of Dental Sciences, Dharwad, - 1997
Languages spoken
English
Professional Memberships
Indian Prosthodontic Society
Indian Dental Association
Bangalore Prosthodontic Forum

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1st Floor, 28th Main Road, 37th B Cross, Jayanagar 9 Block, Landmark:Down Road Of Sudharshan Vidya Mandir pre- primary School &Upper road of karnataka Bank ATMBangalore Get Directions
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Hiii Dr. Actually I m having a teeth. problem. Its paining frm a long tym. Its paining badly.

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Hiii Dr. Actually I m having a teeth. problem. Its paining frm a long tym.   Its paining badly.
Take painkiller,but then permanent solution is to get the tooth checkup done from a dentist and getting it filled.
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I am 19 year old and I used teeth pin on my teeth and suddenly my teeth is going to black what I do? And my teeth also go to weak anand it is so hurting meme what I do?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am 19 year old and I used teeth pin on my teeth and suddenly my teeth is going to black what I do? And my teeth als...
As you describe it appears your teeth has become non vital the force on it should b removed immediately can you send a pic of this tooth.
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MDS
Dentist, Nellore
Visit a dentist regularly for oral health checkups.

Suggest any toothpaste which removes the plaque in my teeth? Is this Sai-dent best toothpaste or not.

MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Suggest any toothpaste which removes the plaque in my teeth?
Is this Sai-dent best toothpaste or not.
Good morning lybrate-user thanks for the query all toothpaste are same, it does not matter which toothpaste you are using what matters is how you brush your teeth. Brushing technique is more important than type of paste. To learn the brushing technique visit your dentist
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BDS, MDS, MBA (Healthcare), FAM
Dentist, Hyderabad
Take care!
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To 10 Dental hygiene Tips

BDS
Dentist, Bhopal
To 10 Dental hygiene Tips

1. Proper brushing: One of the easiest steps to do to help your teeth keep clean. When brushing your teeth, position the bristles at an angle of 45 degrees near the gum line. Both the gum line and the tooth surface should be in contact with the bristles. Brush the outer surfaces of the teeth using a back-and-forth, up-and-down motion, making sure to be done gently in order to avoid bleeding. To clean the inside surfaces of the teeth and gums, place the bristles at a 45-degree angle again and repeat the back-and-forth, up-and-down motion. Lastly, brush the surfaces of your tongue and the roof of your mouth to remove bacteria, which might cause bad breath.

Try to brush at least twice a day to prevent acid buildup from the breakdown of food by bacteria. However, if your work or activities prevent you from doing this, thoroughly rinse your mouth with water after eating to minimize the amount of food that would serve as substrate for the bacteria.

?2. Flossing: We know, it’s a chore and a lot of times forgetful after brushing if rushing out the door or heading to bed. However, flossing can help you remove food particles and other detrimental substances that brushing regularly cannot. Flossing allows you to reach deep between your teeth where the toothbrush bristles cannot reach or even mouthwash cannot wash away. We recommend flossing at least once a day.

3. Avoid tobacco: This will be a big favor to your teeth. One, it will save you from oral cancer and periodontal complications. Two, it will save you from the countless ill effects caused by the agents used to mask the smell of tobacco. For example, if you smoke a cigarette, you may use candies, tea or coffee to mask the smoky breath and odor. This doubles the amount of damage caused.

4. Limit sodas, coffee, and alcohol: Although these beverages contain a high level of phosphorous, which is a necessary mineral for a healthy mouth, too much phosphorous can deplete the body’s level of calcium. This causes dental hygiene problems such as tooth decay and gum disease. Beverages containing additives such as corn syrup and food dye can make pearly white teeth appear dull and discolored. Therefore, it is best to choose beverages like milk, which helps strengthen teeth and build stronger enamel, giving you a healthy, beautiful smile and water which hydrates your body longer than sugary drinks.

5. Consume calcium and other vitamins that are good for the body: You need plenty of calcium for your teeth. It is essential for the teeth as well as your bones. It is better to drink milk, fortified orange juice and to eat yogurt, broccoli, cheese, and other dairy products. You can also take a calcium supplement, taking different doses according to your age and necessity as per prescription. Calcium and vitamin d are necessary for maintaining the health of gums and teeth. Vitamin b complex is also essential for the protection of gums and teeth from cracking and bleeding. Copper, zinc, iodine, iron and potassium are also required for maintaining healthy dental hygiene.

6. Visit your dentist: You should visit your dentist at least twice a year to have a full hygiene treatment performed. Also at these appointments, a comprehensive exam is taken with x-rays to help detect and prevent future dental treatments from occurring.

7. Use mouthwash along side brushing and flossing: Mouthwash is not particularly necessary and not all mouthwashes are useful. Mouthwashes containing Listerine our chlorine dioxide are very helpful because they help to kill and maintain the bacteria in your mouth. It can help maintain good breath as well as help maintain strong teeth. Mouthwash cannot do all the work but if your are already brushing, flossing, visiting the dentist and eating well, mouthwash is the cherry on top that will make your dental health great.

8. Having a toothache or noticing other dental symptoms: ?if you are having tooth and jaw pain make an appointment as soon as possible. Your dentist needs to diagnose the underlying cause and correct it before it turns into a greater problem.

9. Look at the big picture: Everyone understands that you should take care of your teeth to avoid toothaches, maintain your looks and keep dental bills at bay. Many people, however, don’t understand how crucial oral health is to our total health picture. Tooth problems can lead to diabetes, heart disease, systemic infections, an inability to eat or speak properly and other maladies – some life-threatening. Crooked or crowded teeth can contribute to gum disease that can eventually lead to tooth loss. Straight teeth are no longer just for looks.

10. Clean your tongue: ?Clean the surface of your tongue daily. By using a professional tongue cleaner, you remove countless bacteria that otherwise live, particularly on the rougher top surface of your tongue. These can contribute to bad breath (halitosis) and negatively affect your dental health.

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I fall in down my front of me one teeth was fall fully immediately I consult the doctor she join same teeth oh my mouth with 2 hour for incident. This is correct treatment? That teeth stay permanently? Sorry sir do not know full english so please adjust and help me.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I fall in down my front of me one teeth was fall fully immediately I consult the doctor she join same teeth oh my mou...
Not to bother on the language it's not a language class either , it was correct txt it's called re implantation if it takes up u will require rct if not done n cap it will turn black latter
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My age is 40+. I am a housewife. On left portion of my face, my left chick is swollen. I don't having any pain on my jaw. But chicks pain. The face also look now a bit weird. Please, consult.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Madam this may not be related to dental problem coz no where you mentioned any dental related problem. I suggest you to visit gen. Physician or a dermatologist.
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BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Pune
Tongue cleaning is as important as brushing and flossing. Use of a proper tongue scraper every morning will remove tongue plaque and freshen your breath.
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Sometimes young adolescents and adults fall and get fracture of incisors and loss of a large portion of their permanent teeth causing cosmetic problem while smiling. What should be advised to them for getting their problem remedied.

DGOI, Aesthetic , M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Sometimes young adolescents and adults fall and get fracture of incisors and loss of a large portion of their permane...
Hello doctor. Very genuine question sir. The fracture of the front tooth or teeth are more prone if the teeth are placed more front than usual making it more susceptible for the impact. This has to be corrected by repositioning the upper front teeth slightly behind than the current position, which is more harmonious to the rest I the complement of the teeth. The treatment usually us orthodontics (braces). But in any case of the trauma has already occurred then the best option wud be combination of braces as well as cosmetic recontouring of the teeth. I hope I answers your doubt sir. If anymore please feel free to contact
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Hi sir. I am having a painful mouth ulcer for the past four days it is now multiplied to two. What should I do now.?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Hi sir. I am having a painful mouth ulcer for the past four days it is now multiplied to two. What should I do now.?
Cap bnc one a day local application of metrogyl gel suck on tab bifilac twice daily drink plenty of water take fibrous food.
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I am 17 years old and my front two teeth is yellow before 10 yrs. How can I make my teeth purely white. Must reply plzz.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
I am 17 years old and my front two teeth is yellow before 10 yrs. How can I make my teeth purely white. Must reply plzz.
Naturally our teeth colour ranges from pearly white to pale yellow so everyone cannot hv white teeth. Get scalling n polishing done by dentist. If you r not happy with your teeth shade later, you can get bleaching done by dentist which'll lighten your teeth by 2-3 shades. Alternatively you can use a teeth whitening toothpaste such as snowdent after scalling. Whitening gels used daily along with customized dental trays provided by dentist r also available in the market. Avoid heavily coloured foods, tea n coffee, cool drinks, smoking n tobacco products as they stain teeth.
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I have yellow teeth .one of the doctor said it is due to fluoride. Please tell me how to whiten my teeth fast.

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I have yellow teeth .one of the doctor said it is due to fluoride. Please tell me how to whiten my teeth fast.
Hi, I would like to advice to brush your teeth 2 times a day and rinse it with mild luke warm salt water, and use Apple Cider Vinegar for brushing it at night time for 5 minutes. Do this for I month, you will notice difference.
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I had a teeth problem. my 5th teeth is spoiled and I show it to doctor they had tried and said it is not getting. It is somewhat fat teeth and have to cut the bone and take it out after cutting is there any problem

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Patna
I had a teeth problem. my 5th teeth is spoiled and I show it to doctor they had tried and said it is not getting. It ...
I can help you in a better way if you can send me your xray for that tooth. Please consult me privately for further assistance.
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I am suffering from mouth ulcers since last one month (mouth sores and canker sore) Please help!

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am suffering from mouth ulcers since last one month (mouth sores and canker sore)
Please help!
If the mouth ulcer is causing a lot of pain, gently rub a small ice cube over the spot or rinse your mouth with ice-cold water. You could also chew on a clove bud (lavang) and direct the juice generated to the area where the ulcer is located. Clove buds are a great ingredient to cure sore throat too. To prevent the ulcerated area from getting infected, make it a point to rinse your mouth with a little salt water. Remember, this won’t make the ulcer disappear, but it can help reduce the pain. Honey is a natural humectant. It helps reduce scarring and hastens the process of new tissue growth. This, along with its anti-microbial effect ensures faster healing of the mouth ulcer. Chew a few leaves of tulsi along with some water about three to four times every day. This will help in getting rid of ulcers faster and also have a preventive action against their recurrence. Applying a little coconut oil directly onto the mouth ulcer or chewing some coconut (fresh or dry) helps reduce pain and inflammation and hence, ulcers heal faster. Mix some sugar to crushed khus-khus seeds and consume this mixture for instant relief from ulcers. You could apply a little ghee directly to the ulcerated area, or drink a glass of buttermilk two or three times every day. Mouth ulcers left untreated generally go away in a week or so; with these home remedies, you can expect faster relief. However, if you notice an ulcer in the mouth that is persistently present although it does not cause you any pain, do not neglect it or try to treat it with home remedies beyond a few days. Make it a point to see a doctor soon because often, a painless mouth ulcer is one of the earliest signs of oral cancer.
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MDS Prosthodontics, BDS, Medicine
Dentist, Mohali
Avoid consuming food which might get stuck in your braces especially sticky and chewy food.

In my teeth many problem occurs like pain, cavity and creaks of teeth please help me.

MDS- PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY, BDS
Dentist,
In my teeth many problem occurs like pain, cavity and creaks of teeth please help me.
Dear lybrate user, pain, cavitations and cracks on your teeth is sign of disease following poor oral health. Decayed or cavitated teeth can be restored accordingly. Pain is sign of advanced dental problem and you may need immediate dental care for it. Visit your dentist for evaluation and proper care.
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Hello, I am 34 years old male and I have a dry mouth for last 4 months. When I drink water after 30 minut I need to water. What should I do?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Please get your blood sugar levels done and revert back to me for further assistance. Dr. Surbhi agrawal consultant physician and diabetologist
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I think my teeth r not properly aligned. That's why I want to get braces. Bt I love chewing gums. How should I manage?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
You can always keep on chewing gums consult a dental surgeon and take treatment, for alignment you may have to visit orthodontist for advise and treatment.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Toothpicks can be an alternative to use for flossing if dental floss is not available. Remember not to be too harsh while using it.
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