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Dr. P Shankar

BDS

Dentist, Bangalore

12 Years Experience  ·  50 at clinic
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Dr. P Shankar BDS Dentist, Bangalore
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. P Shankar is a trusted Dentist in Magadi Road, Bangalore. He has been a practicing Dentist for 12 years. He has done BDS . He is currently practising at Sai Ganessh Dental Care in Magadi Road, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. P Shankar on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Dr B R Ambedkar medical college, - 2006
Languages spoken
English
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Karnataka State Dental Council

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Sai Ganessh Dental Care

#34, 12th Cross, Manjunathnagar, Magadi Road. Landmark: Near TollgateBangalore Get Directions
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Can I do oral with my sister? She is older than me? How to deal with those fantasy?

Sexologist, Mumbai
U r young n intelligent with good energy. U r matured enough 2 hv a Girlfriend vt whom you can fulfill all your desires. U can Masturbate 4 your pleasure. Masturbation is very natural and normal. It doesn't lead to weakness or any other health issues.
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Hi I wear braces and I brush twice a day. But I ate at least 5 times a day. So even if I rinse properly, a few food particles still get stuck to my wires. I need your advice on how to deal with situation and how can this affect my treatment?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi I wear braces and I brush twice a day. But I ate at least 5 times a day.
So even if I rinse properly, a few food p...
Brush your teeth twice a day, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush. Floss your teeth inter dentally once a day. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months. Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. Visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and have regular thorough dental check-ups where your dentist will look at the health of both your teeth and your mouth.
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I am 30 year old. My teeth is very bad condition every time pain. So please give any solution for it. I can't eat cold items.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I am 30 year old. My teeth is very bad condition every time pain. So please give any solution for it. I can't eat col...
use plantago Q diluted in water. apply on painful tooth. there are other medicine also but their prescription depends on your personal history
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I have crowded teeth. Is there any possibility to make my teeth in order other than braces method?

MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have crowded teeth. Is there any possibility to make my teeth in order other than braces method?
There is some thing called as invisiliners. The results and outcome may not be as great as you can achive with traditional braces. Other option which is is with veneers and crowns, crowiding can be rectified but again there as many factors that has to be taken in consideration like degree of crowding etc. Visit your dentist so that he can help you out.
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Composite Veneer Vs Porcelain Veneer

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Composite Veneer Vs Porcelain Veneer

Negatively altered tooth shape or color affects not just the aesthetics, but also the person’s social image and self confidence. It can convert them into introverts who shy away from socialization. Teeth can lose their shape or color due to various reasons from hypo mineralized teeth, to food/tobacco stains, to fractures, trauma or tooth decay. If you are looking for a brilliant white smile with the perfect shape and alignment then veneers have the inherent ability of correcting all minor dental flaws creating a near perfect result.

A Veneer like its namesake is a thin perfectly shaped extension of tooth colored material which maybe composite , ceramic or a combination of the two. While composite resin veneers are fabricated over the affected tooth in a single sitting, the porcelain veneer requires taking impressions and the veneers are fabricated in the lab, which are then fixed on the tooth.

Veneers also help correct minor discolorations and mildly mishapen teeth. The choice of using composite or porcelain depends on a number of factors. Composite resin has a big advantage of reversibility. If the end result is not very satisfactory, then the entire restoration can be removed and a new veneer can be applied. With porcelains, the biggest advantage is their excellent resistance to staining. Even with long term use of coffee and tea, the chances of staining the porcelain veneers would be minimal.

Some of the properties of composite include:

  1. Requires less tooth reduction than a porcelain, thereby saving more natural tooth structure
  2. The material is extremely plastic and resinous, allowing sufficient working time for the dentist to achieve the desired shape and size of the veneer
  3. It is slightly porous and therefore, has a tendency to absorb water over a period of time and take in some stain
  4. Should be polished extremely well to achieve the natural looks
  5. May require replacement after about 3 to 5 years
  6. Can be done in one dental clinic visit

Some of the unique characteristics of porcelain include:

  1. The result of a well-done porcelain veneer produces an extremely natural looking tooth
  2. The best advantage of porcelain is that it is not porous and therefore once it is glazed, does not stain over a period of time. The typical discoloration around the edges of the veneers seen in composite restorations is not seen with porcelain veneers
  3. These veneers therefore last longer than the composite resin veneers
  4. They are more expensive compared to the composite resin veneers.
  5. They require at least 2-3 dental visits

The choice of the material for veneer and the result would depend ultimately on the patient’s aesthetic requirements and overall oral health maintenance. Having a detailed discussion with the dentist will help in choosing the right material and getting the maximum benefit out of it. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a dentist and ask a free question.

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BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Bitterness in tongue are often cause of dry mouth.
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Benefit of flossing

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
Benefit of flossing
For healthier teeth, flossing daily in a sawing motion is highly recommended. Take the floss to the point where the teeth meet the gums.
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I do not know what is meant by caries. 6 to 7 month back I have root canal and bridge for 3 tooths. Four last 4 days I have tooth pain while chewing food, while brushing or pain when pressure is applied.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I do not know what is meant by caries. 6 to 7 month back I have root canal and bridge for 3 tooths. Four last 4 days ...
It could b a various exposure leading to infection consult your Dr. again you may require rct and cap if new or redoing existing rct caries is a disease of decay of hard tooth material due to Bacteria n poor oral hygiene.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Along with brushing and flossing, tongue cleaning on a daily basis is also very important. Use of a proper tongue scraper every morning will remove tongue plaque and freshen your breath.
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