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Dr. M Shiva Kumar

Dentist, Bangalore

Dr. M Shiva Kumar Dentist, Bangalore
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. M Shiva Kumar is an experienced Dentist in Sahakara Nagar, Bangalore. He is currently associated with Wellbeeing in Sahakara Nagar, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. M Shiva Kumar and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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In Feb bcoz of accident my upper teeth was displaced then doctor splint my teeth but after removing splint my teeth is still little bit shaking. What to do.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
In Feb bcoz of accident my upper teeth was displaced then doctor splint my teeth but after removing splint my teeth i...
Please check if the tooth is moving during chewing if so please get it adjusted because moving tooth cannot become strong untill it is re splinted.
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I am 37 YEAR old. I am suffering from teeth problem I am already lost my 6 teeth .i am habituated to take pen prag regularly. Pl suggest how can I save my teeth.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I am 37 YEAR old. I am suffering from teeth problem I am already lost my 6 teeth .i am habituated to take pen prag re...
first stop the bad habbit of pan parag. any decay and gum problem get it treated... maitain oral health with brushing, flossing, tongue cleaning and mouth rinsing on a daily basis
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I have dis ordered arrangement of teeth. So how crack in order my teeth naturally without clips.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have dis ordered arrangement of teeth. So how crack in order my teeth naturally without clips.
Hi lybrate-user One has to figure out what degree of kal occlusion you have. Besides clips (Ortho braces, these days options of Clearpath is there. Clearpath are sequential sets of trays which has to be changed every 15 days. You can remove the trays once in a while .these are almost invisible trays. Dentist will take your impression and pictures which is sent to the lab. Then the Clearpath lab will send the virtual treatment plan with pictures. On your approval they will proceed ahead. .
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I ate Gutkha and my mouth does not open fully What are the remedies to be normal ?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I ate Gutkha and my mouth does not open fully
What are the remedies to be normal ?
Quit habits strictly. Seems like you have oral submucous fibrosis (osmf). Kindly consult an oral & maxillo facial surgeon in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need conservative or surgical management for mouth opening depending upon the stage of osmf. Advise full mouth opening, ballooning exercise & side to side movement of the jaw. Wrap 25 to 30 ice-cream sticks, make a bundle, put it between upper & lower front teeth for 15 minutes thrice a day increase 1 sticks each day.
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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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Teeth Whitening - Are You the Right Candidate for it?

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Teeth Whitening - Are You the Right Candidate for it?

If we think about what attracts us to a person in general, the first thing that we can think of is a great, warm smile. A good set of well-aligned white teeth is an important aspect of this great smile. However, white teeth remain an elusive thing for most of us. Some of the common reasons for discolored teeth are as below.

  1. Ageing
  2. Hypo mineralized tooth structure
  3. Fluourosis
  4. Food habits
  5. Tobacco smoking/chewing (learn more for Smoking  Effect on Teeth)
  6. Side effects of medication (tetracyclines, for instance)

The degree of discoloration varies widely and also is hereditary. Whatever the reasons, there is the option of tooth whitening, which is effective with optimal oral health and good oral hygiene habits. Tooth whitening is not for everybody though, the following are the definite contraindications.

  1. Teeth with fillings: The bleaching agents work best on natural tooth structure. Whether it is a crown or a veneer or a bridge, the bleaching agent will not work on these tooth-colored fillings and composite resins. On the contrary, using bleaching agent on a tooth filling can produce uneven whitening. The teeth without fillings will appear lighter than those with fillings. If the person has discoloration due to fluorosis or any other reason, then it is ideal to complete any pending restorative work before initiating tooth whitening procedure. This should be allowed to settle in for about 2 weeks. After that, whitening should be undertaken which will ensure the best results and match with the composite filling/veneer/crowns. In people with multiple restorations, whitening can result in uneven coloration of the teeth and so veneers or crowns would be better suited than whitening.
  2. Sensitive teeth: Sensitivity is an indication that the dentin is exposed or is covered by a very thin layer of enamel. Whitening agents will not work very well in these cases.
  3. Poor oral health (gingivitis, worn enamel, cavities, and root decay): The whitening agent can irritate the gums or penetrate the existing decay or worn enamel leading to sensitivity. The tooth whitening agent works on the enamel, and as the tooth surfaces do not have enamel, they do not produce a whitening effect.
  4. Age: Hydrogen peroxide which is the most common bleaching agent is not safe for use in children below 16 years of age. The pulp chambers are quite high and the tooth is still forming, so bleaching agents are not to be used.

While choosing to go for tooth whitening, one thing to bear in mind is that it is not a permanent solution to discolored teeth and might require repetition of the treatment. Having a detailed discussion will help set realistic expectations and achieve optimal results.
 

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My mouth is dry some times I am taking medicine for high BP & pulse rate as well. please tell me what can be done

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist,
Dear , mouth dryness due to medication at your age is a common problem. Try sipping water as frequently as possible. Chew sugarless sour candies 4-5 times a day and avoid chewing gums. This will help you overcome your problem.
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I have jaw pain, clicking jaw, jaw deviation to left side on opening mouth, tightness of jaw muscle, neck pain, upper back pain etc. Now I am heavily feeling difficulty in swallowing air from my lower part of neck. I am feeling very very uncomfortable and unhappy. Please help me.

D.A.M.S( A. M.), D.AC/B.E.M.S
Acupressurist, Mumbai
I have jaw pain, clicking jaw, jaw deviation to left side on opening mouth, tightness of jaw muscle, neck pain, upper...
You should take Acupressure therapy and take Biochemic calc flour 200x + Silicia 200x 4tab each thrice a day with warm water and take it 5 day's and consult private online.
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My son is 5+ all his teeth have cavity he is horrified of going to dentist these are milk teeth. Will the new teeth also get affected?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Caries should be treated either filling or capping. Because it will take few years to shed all milk teeth. Caries may cause pain. So it need to be filled. Avoid too much chocolates and sweetened food. Take care of his oral hygiene. Consult a good pedodontist.
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I'm suffering with mouth ulcer often at least once in two months. First two days small dot shaped ulcer bubbles found in inner lips, couldn't close mouth longer as it gives burning sense irritation. Sometimes I used to take folic acid tablet. But sometimes it gets cured without taking tablets too. Is it an indication of any big health issue ? I'm worried as it comes often.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I'm suffering with mouth ulcer often at least once in two months. First two days small dot shaped ulcer bubbles found...
Hello lybrate-user. Mouth ulcers is a common problem faced now a days. Stress, vitamin deficiency, sharp edges of the tooth are the main factors causing ulceration in oral cavity. Its better to see a dentist soon and do d needful.
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Hi, I have irregular teeth like gaping among teeth. So what I do for this. I want it should be regular and equally all.

BDS
Dentist, Pune
Hi,
I have irregular teeth like gaping among teeth. So what I do for this. I want it should be regular and equally all.
You will hav to undergo orthodontic treatment in which the dentist will make your teeth regular by using braces, the duration & cost of the treatment varies as per the case.
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My tongue is red and when I eat anything it starts burning. Is there any medicine for it?

Diploma In Dermatology And Venerology And Leprosy (DDVL), MBBS
Dermatologist, Ranchi
It is case of deficiency of vitamins.. You have to take capsule A to Z. One capsule twice daily for three weeks..
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Dental Care

Advanced Aesthetics
Dentist, Jammu
Dental Care

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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Hello I have small white spot inside my cheeks both side front of my lower teeth it's non painful I don't know what it is. It's just looking like small white dot in red skin both side. Thanks Advance for your help.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hello
 I have small white spot inside my cheeks both side front of my lower teeth it's non painful
I don't know what ...
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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9 month going I had break my teeth due to cheek bite after consult by doctor but the problem is sometime upper teeth pain sometime cheek swelling &pain sometime fine I do not know what should I do please help I have checked all dentist if this is other deaseas please help.

PG DIPLOMA IN CLINICAL RESEARCH, BDS, PG Diploma in Hospital and Healthcare
Dentist, Varanasi
9 month going I had break my teeth due to cheek bite after consult by doctor but the problem is sometime upper teeth ...
it might be your cheek mucosa coming between the teeth while closing of mouth sometimes prolonged biting of mucosa leads to fibrosis of mucosa. get your fractured tooth extracted or if it can be saved go for rct or post and core then capping take antibiotic therapy your cheek mucosa will be recovered or if it is not cured then surgical removal of fibrosis depending on clinical conditions
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Can I wear braces behind my upper teeth to close the gap (1-2 mm) between up two teeth? How much cost I have spend to wear braces?

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Can I wear braces behind my upper teeth to close the gap (1-2 mm) between up two teeth?
How much cost I have spend to...
Hello, you can go for lingual braces to close your gap. Consult a dentist and get it checked clinically. Depending on the case he/she will suggest you the treatment plan. The cost may vary from case to case and the type of braces you choose. It will range around Rs 25,000-50,000/-.
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Tips to avoid bad breath. I brush twice with colgate total. But I suffer bad breath. How to avoid this. Pls doctor.

MBBS, MD - Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Gurgaon
Tips to avoid bad breath. I brush twice with colgate total. But I suffer bad breath. How to avoid this. Pls doctor.
Hi lybrate-user Try using mouth wash after every meal .use a tongue cleaner everyday. Keep a cardamom in your mouth after using mouth wash. If you can not use mouthwash rinse your mouth with water and salt. Drink plenty of fluids. Avoid garlic ,onion in breakfast and lunch.
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For wearing braces is there any age inundation and what r the costs of braces in Lucknow? Does braces assures the complete alignment of teeth?

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
For wearing braces is there any age inundation and what r the costs of braces in Lucknow? Does braces assures the com...
Hello, there is no age limit for orthodontic (braces) treatment. It is the most common and safe treatment for alignment of teeth. It would cost you around Rs 15,000-40,000/- depending on the case.
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I have a problem in my teeth. Just to tell you I have taken root canal treatment 2 months from now for the same teeth that I'm suffering right now like some sort of shock when I drink cool/chilled water or any other items. Please suggest me what should I do.

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
May be some canal missed during previous rct visit ur dentist an xray will confirm the problem re rct followed by a good fitting crown can save ur tooth n help u in curing sensitivity of d same. Tx
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