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Dr. M. Shiva Shankar

Certified BPS Dentist

Dentist, Bangalore

34 Years Experience
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Dr. M. Shiva Shankar Certified BPS Dentist Dentist, Bangalore
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Dr. M. Shiva Shankar is a renowned Dentist in Northside Manipal Hospital, Bangalore. He has been a successful Dentist for the last 34 years. He studied and completed Certified BPS Dentist . You can visit him at dental care in Northside Manipal Hospital, Bangalore. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. M. Shiva Shankar on Lybrate.com.

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Certified BPS Dentist - A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences - 1983
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I have an wisdom teeth pain since last two weeks and its paining severely what I have to do?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
The best option would be extracting the tooth. Please consult the dentist who would check clinically (may advice you x-ray) and give you the best treatment plan.
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I am 21 yrar old boy with serious bad brearth. I am having this for about 5 years. How can you help me?

BDS
Dentist, Pune
Please get cleaning done at a dental clinic & thereafter maintain your hygiene by brushing twice daily & rinsing after every meal.
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I have teeth cuts and red dots on my tongue ,from three day's . What it says , is it major problem? Tq fr answers.

BDS, PG Diploma In PG Advance Course Of Oral Implantology On New Generation Implants, PGDHHM
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have teeth cuts and red dots on my tongue ,from three day's . What it says , is it major problem? Tq fr answers.
Not to worry may be normal commonly because of deficiency of some vitamin in body is it painful or not prescribing vitamin for some days can reverese the condition.
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I have pain in my tooth. When I eat or drink cold things, I get pain in my teeth. Pls help to resolve this pain.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have pain in my tooth. When I eat or drink cold things, I get pain in my teeth. Pls help to resolve this pain.
The pain you are describing is dental sensitivity. It can occur due to 1. Attrition, abrasion of teeth 2. Gums recession and root exposure 3. Dental caries, initial stage visit your dentist to diagnose the cause and treat accordingly.
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I am suffering from white coating in tongue for a month now I tried candid oral paint but it didn't work what could be the possible cause of it. I got this after a course of antibiotics for UTI. After this white coating I've got micro bumps on my lips too. What am I suppose to do to get rip this.

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Gorakhpur
If you clean your tongue regularly, you can see red bleeding areas on tongue surface. If not, it may be something else. Same is true for micro bumps. A clinical visualization and examination of such lesions is must before commenting on diagnosis. Now, best is to visit a specialist dentist in your are. You can contact me personally with quality pictures of tongue and those bumps. THANK YOU.
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How to reduce gap between teeth? Since there are gaps between teeth which makes it awkward for me to even smile in public.

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Mangalore
How to reduce gap between teeth? Since there are gaps between teeth which makes it awkward for me to even smile in pu...
The better option is to do orthodontic treatment (braces) that will give you the best result and all the teeth will be aligned.
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I have mouth ulcer continuously for the last two months .when one is cured, the other one erupts.| am taking Statin tablets now.|ട it due to my medicines or due to some other reasons? PI. Advise.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Statin can contribute to ulceration. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need Coronoplasty (smoothen teeth edges) along with Multivitamin cap, for five days in the morning after meals & antiseptic ointment or gel on the area of ulcer until then. Youo can meet me in person.
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I feel pain in my teeth. Some times is bearable but some time its severe. Please suggest me about the solution.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I feel pain in my teeth. Some times is bearable but some time its severe.
Please suggest me about the solution.
We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need root canal treatment. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash. Advise c. Amox 500mg 1-1-1, thrice daily, t. Metrogyl 400mg 1-1-1, thrice daily, t. Imol 1-1-1, thrice daily (contraindicated in conditions with gastric ulcer, asthma, wheezing, allergy), c. Becosules 1-0-0 once daily all for 3 days only. 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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I have pain in my teeth for over 4 days and cavity in my teeth and my teeth seems yellow.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have pain in my teeth for over 4 days and cavity in my teeth and my teeth seems yellow.
The cavity might be deep thats why you have pain. Please get yourself checked by dentist. Accordingly work would be done. And for yellow teeth you can get cleaning and polishing done.
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I want to whitening my teeth totally I brush regularly in twice a day but it can't work there is some yellowness what I'll do for to get a whitening teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I want to whitening my teeth totally I brush regularly in twice a day but it can't work there is some yellowness what...
Some people has normal yellow teeth. Go for scaling and polishing. It will make your teeth a bit whiter. But if you want further whiteness, go for teeth bleaching.
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I have a problem with my teeth. While eating it suddenly pains in my upper jaw. What is the cure for that?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have a problem with my teeth. While eating it suddenly pains in my upper jaw. What is the cure for that?
You are probably having cavity in tooth please take tab tab combiflam for pain and show in dental clinic for required treatment.
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Iam an eight month pregnant women having twenty one years old and first pregnancy. And also having iron tablets and calcium tablets daily. I had heavy pain and bleeding from my teeth. What is the reason for this?

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Iam an eight month pregnant women having twenty one years old and first pregnancy. And also having iron tablets and c...
During pregnancy due to hormonal imbalance there may be some problem in teeth occur. This may aggregate gum problem. So during second trimester must clean your teeth and if any cavity restore your teeth to avoid such type of problem. There is no need to worry and take pain killer with doctor concern.
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Hello doctor I am 36 year old man I have teeth cavity and blooding problem last five days what should I do please tell me doctor.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning, root canal treatment & capping. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash.
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I am suffering from irregular teeth structure. So I need good doctors and I need better skilled doctor. So I feel myself to good doctors.

BDS, MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Delhi
I am suffering from irregular teeth structure. So I need good doctors and I need better skilled doctor. So I feel mys...
Hi lybrate-user, the solution for your problem lies with a prosthodontist, search for the best prosthodontist around you and visit him, he may change your complete look with smile, but you have to shed your pocket little bit too. I hope you get the solution soon.
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I am 30 years old and my teeth is not good their is so many irritation and sensevity but can I do to solve my problem.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 30 years old and my teeth is not good their is so many irritation and sensevity but can I do to solve my problem.
A major cause of tooth sensitivity is root exposure. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning along with desensitizing procedures and / or artificial enamel filling and / or root canal treatment. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person. Until then apply a desensitizing paste (Sensodyne Tooth paste) on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min until you brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight will be better.
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My mother is 60 years old. She is suffering from dry mouth problem. All the time her tongue and inner mouth are dry. No saliva is there. All types of remedies are applied. What should I do?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
My mother is 60 years old. She is suffering from dry mouth problem. All the time her tongue and inner mouth are dry. ...
Age or some med may lead to dry mouth diabetease may also lead to this rule out diabetease drink plenty of water chew on gum or lemon drops
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Hello from last two days i am feeling imense pain in my lower right jaw because of by half broken wisdom tooth what should i do ?

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Very simple get the wisdom tooth extraction since wisdom teeth r not useful for chewing and there is no side effect of losing ur sight that's only a myth, and more over broken teeth cause ulcer which inturn lead to oral cancers
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Hello doctor, I am 30 years old male and have problem when I brush my teeth, My gums bleed, can you please suggest me any medicine or checkups?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Hello doctor, I am 30 years old male and have problem when I brush my teeth, My gums bleed, can you please suggest me...
There are so many causes of bleeding gums - - brushing too hard - poor oral hygiene. - vitamin deficiency - taking blood thinners or other medications - bleeding or clotting disorders - mouth sores - other medical problems, including diabetes, heart disease, leukemia or scurvy few advice to stop bleeding gums-- - visit to a dentist for professional cleaning once in a year - use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - rinse with salt water to keep the area clean. - avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth.
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I have a tooth ache in the lower jaw in a front teeth there is no movement of decay and the ache is more on touching what to do?

Dentist, Bangalore
I have a tooth ache in the lower jaw in a front teeth there is no movement of decay and the ache is more on touching ...
It is can pulpitis which is not clinically visible the relative treatement is root canal visit your dentist and take an xray for exact diagnosis start with hyphanac (1-0-1) for 3 days and novomox lb (1-0-1) for 3 days also do warm salt water gargelling for a week thanks.
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Bachelor Of Physiotherapy
Physiotherapist, Noida
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How to effectively handle work related stress

The statistics on stress at workplace are staggering with half of respondents in studies reporting that they face higher than normal stress levels at work. Stress is a silent killer and can lead to serious health issues like stroke and heart attack. Stress at the workplace could be due to excessive workloads, unclear responsibilities, lack of control, unrealistic deadlines and noisy work environment.

While it is a good thing to be competitive and excel in whatever you are doing, it is also very important to learn to tackle stress and take life easy. Remember, we live only once! here are some simple and effective ways to handle workplace stress:

1. Seek support at work

Research has shown that having one good friend at work reduces the chances of quitting. Sharing your thoughts with another person not only reduces the stress levels but also might lead to discovering new ways to handle tough situations. Take proactive steps to be more friendly and sociable at work.

2. Manage work better

Try prioritizing better and not expecting perfection in every task. In case your role is over-loaded, try talking to your manager to reduce the load or if possible, delegate some work. Accept that you have certain limits to your productivity and do not try to prove yourself by over-working.

3. Get moving

It is a proven fact that exercises in any form reduces stress levels. Try to exercise for half an hour daily in the form walking, swimming, playing a sport or running. You can take short walking breaks at work that can add up to half an hour in a day.

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4. Try breathing exercises

Breathing deeply for four counts on inhale and exhale can reduce stress levels immediately. You can try alternating breathing exercise i. E. Long inhale with one nostril and exhaling with the other nostril, which brings focus and energy in the morning before starting work.

5. Take a power nap

10 minutes of shut eye goes a long way in recharging your tired brain. Any longer than 15 minutes will end up making you groggy. Just put your head down on the desk, and clear your mind of all thoughts for 10 minutes.

6. Eat right

Food has a big role to play in determining our stress levels. Avoid processed food, sugar and high amount of refined carbs like flour, white rice etc. Maintaining your blood glucose levels by eating more complex carbohydrates that are slowly digested like ragi, jowar, bajra gives you steady energy levels throughout the day.

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7. Get enough sleep

Over-worked employees often cut back on sleep and try to squeeze in work at night. Over the long term, this practice can severely impact your health and leads to more stress. A restful night's sleep of at least 6 hours is mandatory for all adults. Lack of sleep causes irritability and diminished ability to deal with stress. Avoid looking at laptop, tv or phone screens when you are trying to fall asleep.

You have to take charge of your own work-life balance and draw the line where you feel uncomfortable since no one will do it for you. Over-working might give benefits in the short term in terms of recognition and promotion, but it causes emotional, mental and physical burnout in the long term. Stay healthy, stay happy.

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