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Dr. Kavitha Shetty

BDS

Dentist, Bangalore

24 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
Dr. Kavitha Shetty BDS Dentist, Bangalore
24 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
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Dr. Kavitha Shetty is an experienced Dentist in BEML Layout (Raja Rajeshwari Nagar), Bangalore. She has helped numerous patients in her 24 years of experience as a Dentist. She has completed BDS . She is currently associated with Dental Care Center in BEML Layout (Raja Rajeshwari Nagar), Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Kavitha Shetty on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - AB SHETTY INSTITUTE OF DENTAL SCIENCE, - 1993
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English
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Indian Dental Association

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I have a problem with my front teeth the one we call bugs bunny teeth I fell from the stairs resulting a corner of my front teeth in the c shape. Do I have to go for any operation for fixing that issue and how much will the operation cost?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have a problem with my front teeth the one we call bugs bunny teeth I fell from the stairs resulting a corner of my...
there is no operation to be done .. the level of fracture determines the treatment ..mostly a filling would do .. in your case ..but you can get an xray done to understand the level of damage if the level of fracture touches the pulp horn or there is clinical exposure .. you might have to get a root canal treatment done...
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I am 19 years old and have a problem of yellow teeth. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist,
I am 19 years old and have a problem of yellow teeth. What should I do?
Here is home remedy for brighter teeth--- mix several teaspoons of baking soda with enough fresh lemon juice (or water) to make a paste. Wipe your teeth and any extra saliva off of them with a paper towel. Put a good amount of paste onto your toothbrush and apply. Leave the paste on for 1 minute, then rinse, so as to avoid the acid effecting enamel. If you are using just water you can leave it on for up to 3 minutes. For faster result you can go for teeth bleaching from dentist.
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Doctor I can't open my mouth properly. I take pan masala with zarda. So now what to do. I am very tensed. Is their any remedy I can do at home. please suggest some medicine s. I will be grateful to you.

BDS
Dentist, Siliguri
Doctor I can't open my mouth properly. I take pan masala with zarda. So now what to do. I am very tensed. Is their an...
You're suffering from oral submucous fibrosis a precancerous condition immediately stop pan masala and see an oral and maxillofacial surgeon
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I have gum problems in my teeth. Tooth are sensitive please tell me what I have to do?

BDS
Dentist,
I have gum problems in my teeth. Tooth are sensitive please tell me what I have to do?
You are too young to have gum problems n sensitive teeth. You need a chekup n then course of action can be decided. For sensitivity you use sensodyne paste for 3 months at least.
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I have got bleeding in gums often please suggest me home remedy for the same ?

BDS
Dentist,
You should visit a dentist for cleaning of your teeth. It will resolve your problem. For the time being you can do warm saline rinses at home. But a visit to the dentist is necessary to avoid any further damage.
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Tips for preventing tooth cavities

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Tips for preventing tooth cavities
Soft drinks, cordials and fruit juices should be consumed in a limited quantity because they are acidic in nature. Acidic food or drinks often soften the tooth material which leads to the dissolution of minerals into the tooth enamel, resulting in cavities (holes).
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Flossing & Brushing

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Flossing & Brushing
Flossing
Flossing removes plaque and bacteria that you cannot reach with your toothbrush. If you don't floss, you are missing more than one-third of your tooth surface. Plaque is the main cause of gum disease. It is an invisible bacterial film that develops on your teeth every day.

Within 24 to 36 hours, plaque hardens into tartar (also called calculus), which can only be removed by professional cleaning. Floss at least once a day, and plaque never gets the chance to harden into tartar. Getting into the habit of daily flossing is easier when you floss while doing something else like watching tv or listening to music, for example.

How to floss your teeth
Step 1
Take a length of floss equal to the distance from your hand to your shoulder.

Take a length of floss equal to the distance from your hand to your shoulder

Wrap it around your index and middle fingers, leaving about two inches between your hands.

Wrap it around your index and middle fingers, leaving about two inches between your hands

Step 2
Slide the floss between your teeth and wrap it into a" c" shape around the base of the tooth and gently under the gumline. Wipe the tooth from base to tip two or three times.

Slide the floss between your teeth and wrap it into a

Step 3
Be sure to floss both sides of every tooth. Don't forget the backs of your last molars. Go to a new section of the floss as it wears and picks up particles.

Step 4
Brush your teeth after you floss - it is a more effective method of preventing tooth decay and gum disease.

Brush your teeth after you floss - it is a more effective method of preventing tooth decay and gum disease

Flossing problems and solutions
Gums sometimes bleed when you first begin to floss. Bleeding usually stops after a few days. If bleeding does not stop, see your dentist. Floss can shred if you snag it on an old filling or on the ragged edge of a tooth.

Try another type of floss or dental tape. Ask your dentist or dental hygienist for advice. If your floss still shreds, see your dentist.

Brushing
Regular, thorough brushing is a very important step in preventing tooth decay and gum disease. Brushing removes the bacteria that promote tooth decay and the plaque that can cause gum disease.

Ideally, you should brush after every meal, because the bacterial attack on teeth begins minutes after eating. At the very least, brush once a day and always before you go to bed. Brushing your teeth isn't complicated, but there is a right and a wrong way.

How to brush your teeth
Step 1
Brush at a 45 degree angle to your teeth. Direct the bristles to where your gums and teeth meet. Use a gentle, circular, massaging motion, up and down. Don't scrub. Gums that recede visibly are often a result of years of brushing too hard.

Brush at a 45 degree angle to your teeth. Direct the bristles to where your gums and teeth meet. Use a gentle, circular, massaging motion, up and down. Don't scrub. Gums that recede visibly are often a result of years of brushing too hard

Step 2
Clean every surface of every tooth. The chewing surface, the cheek side, and the tongue side.

Step 3
Don't rush your brush. A thorough brushing should take at least two to three minutes. Try timing yourself.

Don't rush your brush. A thorough brushing should take at least two to three minutes. Try timing yourself

Step 4
Change your usual brushing pattern. Most people brush their teeth the same way all the time. That means they miss the same spots all the time. Try reversing your usual pattern.

Change your usual brushing pattern. Most people brush their teeth the same way all the time. That means they miss the same spots all the time. Try reversing your usual pattern

Step 5
Use a soft brush with rounded bristles. The right toothbrush cleans better. Choose a size and shape that allow you to reach all the way to your back teeth. There are many different types of brushes, so ask your dentist to suggest the best one for you. Dentists recommends you replace your toothbrush every three months.


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My lower teeths are in yellow colour. What I have to do to get them into white?

Hi , The reason for yellow color may be due to deposition of food or Fluorosis or due to some medications.So Primarily u can go for scaling , if scaling doesn't work you can go for bleaching.There will be no side effects for both the processes.But if the yellow color is due to fluorosis then the above two processes won't work in this case u have to use crowns placement .Consult the dentist and take proper treatment.
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Dental Pain Management

BDS, Master of Hospital Administration
Dentist, Patna
Dental Pain Management

Dental pain is the worst pain encountered by us among all other pains.
So let us have a look at different remedies and solutions to dental pain.
1. Ayurvedic
A. Neemba a herb easily available best for soothing pain.
B. Haridra another herb to apply and gargle for tooth pain.
C. Baool is good for any tooth pain or decay.
D. Marich or black pepper is good for dental pain in ayurveda.
E. Asoka tree bark skin in warm water and gargle is good to relieve pain.
F. Kanchanara guggul 2 pills twice daily relieves inflammation swelling due to dental pain and infection. 
2. Homeopathic
A. Merc sol is a medicine for dental pain in homeopathic
B. Coffea is a homeopathic medicine for dental pain and hot food sensitivity.
C. Sepia is a medicine for sweet food pain in teeth.
D. Kreosote for dental pain gum inflammation gum bleeding and radiating pains to ear and head.
E. Mezereum medicine in homeopathy for carious tooth.
3. House hold things to relieve pain.
A. Hing ????
B. ????
C.?????
D.?????

4. Treatment through dental clinics are also there which includes elaborate description. 
A. X rays like iopa cbct opg ct scan etc
B. Rct root canal treatment. 
C. Scaling and root planing.
D. Apicoectomy. 
E. Muscle relaxants and painkillers along with proper treatment procedure. 
F. Extractions. 
G. Coronoplasty.
H. Restorations. 
I. Splinting and prosthesis like bridge crown or composite. 
J. Surgeries

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How frequent visits are needed to dentist once I get braces. Actually I have to travel to different places. So can showing to different dentist be ok.

B.D.S
Dentist,
How frequent visits are needed to dentist once I get braces. Actually I have to travel to different places. So can sh...
No braces is placed by specialist knw as orthodontist nd this treatment should be completed by one Dr. Only. Every dentist has different opinion nd different skills. This treatment is possible by one Dr. Only. You have to visit twice in a month if you r going for orthodontic treatment.
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What is the correct time of brushing teeth .just after getting up in the morning or after having breakfast. N how many times we should brush our teeth. Is it OK if I brush 3 times a day. Because after every meal I feel like I should brush.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
What is the correct time of brushing teeth .just after getting up in the morning or after having breakfast. N how man...
after getting up in the morning you should brush your teeth...two times daily everyday...you can rinse your mouth with ...water after meals...so that soft debris doesnt get collected on teeth...
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Hi, Im facing gums problem. How should I take care for healthy gums. I didn't have any drinking and chewing habits. My gums are little bit move down on lower incisors.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi, Im facing gums problem. How should I take care for healthy gums. I didn't have any drinking and chewing habits. M...
Please visit a dentist who will evaluate the exact condition of your gums and give you specific instructions. Some generals ones are that though you should brush your gums and teeth using short vertical strokes, you should not use too much force and a medium or soft toothbrush is preferred. Make sure food does not get caught in between teeth by washing the mouth regularly after meals. A scaling procedure by a dentist is a must if you have gum probelem.
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The angle of my left jaw is not similar to right one. There is an extension, on clinching it extends outwards. I have gone through tests like FNAC, ultrasound, X-ray, also CT scan. But in all these there is everything normal. It is about since 5 years ago, but tested recently. What should I do? Please suggest me.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Facial assymetry can be normal at times. May be you have hyperactive masseter muscle on the left side. One has to go for emg of muscles of mastication. But before that clinical evaluation is needed.
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I have an ulcer in the back side of my tongue. But wrongly I have used mometasone furoate cream usp in that tongue ulcer twice by that I have swallowed some ointment also. What will be the reaction.

BDS, MDS oral medicine
Dentist, Thrissur
Ulcers on back side of tongue, kindly mention since how long you have that ulcer and how big is that ulcer. Do not take any medication without showing a dentist or oral medicine specialist. I understood you have taken medicine, do not worry about cream you have used. Stop using that cream and consult your dentist.
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I filled deeper cavities in between 2 teeth. It is 100% sure that I will need root canal. If not then how can I prevent it?

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I filled deeper cavities in between 2 teeth. It is 100% sure that I will need root canal. If not then how can I preve...
Hi lybrate-user wn you knw pretty well that your two teeth will go for rootcanal only thing you can do is avoid eating hard foods on that side & wait for symptoms like sensitivity or pain & brush your teeth two times a day.
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My front teeth is in almost uprooted position. Can it be strengthened

PG FELLOWSHIP IN MICRODENTISTRY, BDS
Dentist,
yes it can be done. multiple treatment options available. kindly visit a dentist to know more about the treatment. Warm Regards Dr. Goyal
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BDS
Dentist, Bhagalpur
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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I have a problem with mouthulcer. It happens again and again. I can't able to eat any spicy food. I eat only curd rice or milk rice. What kind of precautions should taken to avoid it.

BDS
Dentist, Thane
I have a problem with mouthulcer. It happens again and again. I can't able to eat any spicy food. I eat only curd ric...
There are many causes of mouth ulcers which may be - -stress in the body -excess heat - a sharp tooth edge causing injury leading to ulcer -nutritional problems, such as vitamin b 12 deficiency - iron & or folic acid deficiency treatment remedies for mouth ulcers -drink 2-3 liters water per day - avoid hot & spicy foods - take good nutritional foods -reduce stress by stress relieving activities of your choice -you can take b -complex capsules (e. G. Becosules capsule) once in a day for 1 week for faster recovery
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I have a problem with my teeth i.e blood flowing through my teeth. what to do?

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist,
I have a problem with my teeth i.e blood flowing through my teeth. what to do?
May be you have the pyorrhea� for that you have to get your teeth clean by the dentist and also surgery of the gum if it's required.
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