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Dr. Nitin Shetty

BDS, MDS

Dentist, Bangalore

18 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
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Dr. Nitin Shetty BDS, MDS Dentist, Bangalore
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Dr. Nitin Shetty is an experienced Dentist in Chandra Layout, Bangalore. He has helped numerous patients in his 18 years of experience as a Dentist. He has done BDS, MDS . He is currently associated with Siri Dental Clinic in Chandra Layout, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Nitin Shetty on Lybrate.com.

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Education
BDS - Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Institute of Dental Sciences Hospital, - 1999
MDS - Dr. Syamala Reddy Dental College, Hospital Research Centre, - 2011
Languages spoken
English
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Indian Dental Association
Indian Endodontic Society

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I am 26 years female. I have problem in my teeth. Since I transfered from Pune to Delhi. I have got a lot of blackening of front teeth both rows in between the gap line of the teeth. All my teeth line turned black. I do not drink smoke or use any other which can cause these types of issues. Please help me out as this blackening is increasing day by day.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I am 26 years female. I have problem in my teeth. Since I transfered from Pune to Delhi. I have got a lot of blackeni...
Hello Lybrate user, coffee or tea are also important reason for such stain in fact green tea also causes staining of our teeth. I would suggest you to visit a dentist and go for scaling i.e cleaning of teeth surface once and from now onwards whenever you have these drinks or any colored drinks try to swiss and rinse. Hope this helps.
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Missing Teeth and Problems Associated With It

BDS, Masters in Immediate Loading Implants, Digital Smile Degin , Fellowship in Implantology
Dentist, Gurgaon
Missing Teeth and Problems Associated With It

A loss of tooth or teeth is one of the biggest dental problems that someone can face. The irony is that people consider loss of teeth to be very insignificant. But in reality loss of teeth can lead to not only cosmetic problems, but also functional problems and an unstable chewing mechanism.

Loss of teeth can lead to many problems. Some of them are:

  1. Supra eruption of opposing teeth
  2. Compromised efficiency of chewing
  3. Adjacent teeth might drift into the space created by missing teeth
  4. Food tend to accumulate between teeth, which have moved
  5. Food accumulation also leads to periodontal disease and caries
  6. A lopsided chewing pattern as there is loss of equilibrium in the mechanism of chewing
  7. The extracted area might reveal a loss of bone height
  8. Problems of the temporomandibular joints, like closed bite and TMJ osteoarthritis
  9. The existing functional teeth might lead to problems due to overload
  10. There are increased chances of cheek biting due to collapse of the cheek in the missing space, thus leading to functional and cosmetic problems
  11. The frequency of tongue biting and ulceration might increase in the area of missing teeth or tooth

When missing teeth are replaced, one can easily restore the healthy look of the teeth and also prevent any other dental problems which are due to the missing teeth.

While replacement of the missing teeth it is of utmost importance that the equilibrium is maintained with the distribution of the forces caused by chewing. Care is also taken that the cosmetic outlook is also maintained in the treatment.  

Ideally the teeth when extracted or lost should be immediately replaced. This is because the replacement prevents the bone resorption or bone loss in the area and also retains the good bone. But a drawback is that such an immediate replacement might lead to limitation. Immediate treatment is usually done with the help of implants which easily fit in the sockets created by extraction. But even for this an analysis of the bone and gum health is necessary, thus leading to only a few instances for such replacements. Other alternative is that immediate removable dentures can be prepared and these can be replaced once the gums of the area have healed. The time period for this is usually 3 months. If these need to be fixed permanently then a waiting period of 3 months is mandatory for the settling and healing of the gums and bone of the area.

The 3 basic ways of fixing missing teeth are through implants, fixed bridgework (bridges and crowns) and dentures, which can be removed.

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Common Dental Problems During Pregnancy

Master of Dental Surgery
Dentist, Gurgaon
Common Dental Problems During Pregnancy

Some women have dental problems such as gum disease and tooth decay, during pregnancy. The increase of hormones during pregnancy can affect the response of the body to plaque, which is the layer of germs on the teeth.

It is not true that the teeth are automatically damaged due to pregnancy. In case the calcium intake of the mother during pregnancy is not enough, the bones provide the growing baby with the calcium that it needs. When the breastfeeding is stopped, the calcium is replenished quickly. Nonetheless, the high demands of pregnancy can prompt specific dental issues in a few females. With professional help and appropriate cleanliness at home from your dental specialist, your teeth ought to stay healthy during pregnancy.

It is possible that a dental disease might affect a developing baby. Premature births have a risk of developing health problems such as cerebral palsy and issues with hearing and eyesight. Research has shown that around 20% of all premature births might be caused due to periodontal disease. It is an infection of the gums which is chronic in nature. The risk of premature birth can be reduced by providing the expectant mother with the required dental treatment.

Some of the common causes of dental problems which occur during pregnancy include:

1. Gum Problems: Women become vulnerable to gum problems due to hormones which are associated with pregnancy. These include gingivitis, pyogenic granuloma or pregnancy epulis and untreated or undiagnosed periodontal disease.

2. Vomiting: The ring of muscles which are used for keeping the food inside the stomach are softened due to vomiting. Vomiting or gastric reflux, which is associated with morning sickness, causes the teeth to be coated with strong acids.

3. Retching: Provocation of retching is caused in pregnant women while they brush their teeth, especially the molars. Not brushing the teeth regularly can cause tooth decay.

Things to remember:

  • The demands of pregnancy can lead to particular dental problems in some women.
  • You are less likely to have dental problems during pregnancy if you already have good oral hygiene habits.
  • With proper dental hygiene at home and professional help from your dentist, your teeth should stay healthy during pregnancy.
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Hii sir , good evening , I am akhil , age 21 old , I am suffering from mouth ulcer and when I stand my eyes head is rotating , I can't able to do my work , these symptoms showing any diseases , is necessary to do check up , I am in mental stress about this , I am feeling tension plzz give me a clear clarification.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, don't worry, you will be fine with these medicines. Take single dose of merc sol 200, 5 drops. Take borax 30 ch, 3 drops twice daily. Drink 10 to12 glasses of water daily. Eat fiber rich green vegetables and fruits. Revert me after 10 days.
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Sir I have suffering from mouth ulcer from one month regularly. Please suggest some medicine.

BDS
Dentist, Allahabad
Sir I have suffering from mouth ulcer from one month regularly. Please suggest some medicine.
Please start with clohex plus mouthwash twice daily go for biopsy and also start metrohex gel four times a day
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I am 23 year male, I have problem of black spot at the base of front 2 tooth, I don't use to smoke or chew any thing. I tried a lot to remove it, but didn't work. I should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 23 year male, I have problem of black spot at the base of front 2 tooth, I don't use to smoke or chew any thing....
We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning and artificial enamel filling or root canal treatment. 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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Is brushing twice a day with fluoride toothpaste will help keep your teeth and mouth healthy?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Is brushing twice a day with fluoride toothpaste will help keep your teeth and mouth healthy?
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. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months. 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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Is root canal better option for 4 year kid, whose one front left side tooth damaged by cavity? Will it affect new tooth coming in next 2-3 year on that area?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Is root canal better option for 4 year kid, whose one front left side tooth damaged by cavity? Will it affect new too...
Now a days it is becoming a common practise to perform RCT in small children if the tooth is infected as this can infect other teeth also if not treated.Your Dentist is the better judge to decide this as a physical examination is required to have an ascess to the situation although RCT will not have an impact on eruption of new teeth.
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What should I do for mouth ulcer below tongue? It pains very much during eating and speaking also. Plzz tell me fast.

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
What should I do for mouth ulcer below tongue? It pains very much during eating and speaking also. Plzz tell me fast.
You can use ICPA Trioplast paste on ulceration site. Its very useful. You can also use MUCOPAIN GEL or HEXIGEL if Trioplast is not available.
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MDS, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Diets that are deficient in vitamin C can cause severe dental problems, including loose teeth and bleeding gums. Try a salad with citrus fruits, such as orange or grapefruit sections, to boost your body's ability to fight those destructive symptoms, as well as plaque. Be sure to buffer citrus fruits by including them as part of a meal, because their acid content could potentially erode tooth enamel.
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BDS
Dentist, Gandhinagar
Smoking or consuming smokeless tobacco is very harmful for your teeth. It can lead to various oral diseases like oral cancer, gingivitis, periodontitis and tooth decay. 

Everyday, blood comes out of my gums, when I spit, all blood comes out, what to do, how to control it.

BDS
Dentist, Jaunpur
Everyday, blood comes out of my gums, when I spit, all blood comes out, what to do, how to control it.
Bleeding from gum is a sign of periodontitis depending upon it severity treatment may vary but for at least you have to undergo oral prophylaxis (cleaning)
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I have a tendency of swallowing saliva all the time and this kinda makes me uncomfortable when I'm among a group of people and if they are watching me swallow saliva. Is it normal to swallow saliva continuously and is it ok to swallow saliva when other people are watching us?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have a tendency of swallowing saliva all the time and this kinda makes me uncomfortable when I'm among a group of p...
Swallowing saliva is normal. Its how you do it that is making you uncomfortable. Practice before a mirror the least award way of swallowing saliva in public. Remember practice makes perfect.
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How can I treat bad breath? Suggest some toothpaste or natural remedies to help cure it fast.

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
How can I treat bad breath? Suggest some toothpaste or natural remedies to help cure it fast.
There is no such toothpaste or natural remedies to get rid of yellowish teeth, start brushing after each meal, get scaling done from a dentist.
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I have a cavity in tooth. I have been using senquel toothpaste to prevent pain. But recently pain has started again. Any suggestions.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I have a cavity in tooth. I have been using senquel toothpaste to prevent pain. But recently pain has started again. ...
The toothpaste will never fill or restore your cavity, kindly get your tooth restored or get an x-ray done as according to me you might require an RCT for that tooth.
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My teeth colour is light yellow. How can I make them white. I tried many toothpastes but didn't workout. Suggest me a good way to do it. And also if I brush in hot water will the yellowness increase or decrease or it doesn't have any effect? pls tell me. Thank you:):

MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
My teeth colour is light yellow. How can I make  them white. I tried many toothpastes but didn't workout. Suggest me ...
You can get bleaching done for once for removal of your yellowish teeth. This help brighten the teeth. Toothpastes won't help much.
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MDS
Dentist, Nashik
Brush twice a day, keep tooth problems away: brushing twice a day removes the tiny left out food particles from the mouth and keeps it fresher and cleaner.

When I take lemon rice. I am getting teeth problem. I will not able to take lemon rice again.

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
When I take lemon rice. I am getting teeth problem. I will not able to take lemon rice again.
I think u have initial caries is present. Consult to Dr. Due to this u might be problem in taking lemon .
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How can I make my teeth whiter. Because they have turned yellow and they have some black structure on first 4/5 tooth.

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Gorakhpur
How can I make my teeth whiter. Because they have turned yellow and they have some black structure on first 4/5 tooth.
You can get professional help. The yellow teeth can be scaled and polished and the black parts can be cavities which can be filled. After this much treatment, if you want still whiter teeth, your dentist may tell you about teeth bleaching.
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