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Dr. P Shankar

BDS

Dentist, Bangalore

11 Years Experience  ·  50 at clinic
Dr. P Shankar BDS Dentist, Bangalore
11 Years Experience  ·  50 at clinic
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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
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Dr. P Shankar is a trusted Dentist in Magadi Road, Bangalore. He has been a practicing Dentist for 11 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
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Karnataka State Dental Council

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MDS
Dentist, Nagpur
helo all,Avoid excess citrus items like lime water,oranges,mosambi,pickles as it causes dissolution of enamel/outer covering of natural tooth.

Implant Dentistry

MDS - Periodontology and Oral Implantology, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Implant Dentistry

Tooth loss is a challenge for both the patient and the dentist. Patient has to deal with reduced chewing efficiency and altered appearance. The dentist, on the contrary, is faced with restoring the lost tooth to the maximum natural extent possible, functionally and structurally.

The fixed dentures came close with their ability to providing fixed teeth that were stable and aesthetically appealing. However, there was one big disadvantage, the adjacent teeth that were being used as abutment were reduced in size and therefore strength though they could be perfectly normal teeth.

In an effort to avoid this, the dental community started looking at options, the result of which was implant. Not just replacing the crown part of the tooth, even the root portion of the tooth is replaced here.
A biocompatible material, titanium, is put into the tooth to serve as the root. Titanium is strong, light, biocompatible (does not cause autoimmune reactions in the surrounding tissues) and most importantly osseointegrated (fuses to the surrounding bone). Once placed as the root, it gets absorbed into the bone after a period of about 2 to 6 months. Then, a crown or a denture is literally built on this root to simulate the natural appearance as close as possible. This provides not just the complete natural tooth structure but also provides support to the surrounding tissues like the gums and the cheeks.

Implant dentistry is a perfect example of teamwork including surgeons to operate and place the bone, prosthodontists to do the crown or the bridge, a periodontist to manage the gums health, and a lab technician who can do the finest job on the crowns or the bridges.

Types of implants:

  1. Three common types include: Single tooth replacement: In cases where a single tooth is lost, the implant would be one root that is allowed to fuse to the bone and then a crown is placed over it.
  2. Fixed multiple teeth replacements: If more than one tooth is lost, then bridges are fabricated by placing one or more implants and then custom-made crowns are placed over these implants.
  3. Removable implant supported complete denture: If all the lower teeth are missing, implants could be placed at pre-identified locations and then a complete denture fabricated over it. This is commonly done in lower jaws as stability is always a cause for concern.

Contraindications:
The success of the implant requires good bone health. The most common contraindications would be patients with chronic diseases like poorly controlled diabetes, cancer in the line of jaws, chronic smoking, or poor periodontal health.

However, if managed well, even these patients can have implants after a detailed assessment by the dental team.

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Teeth are becoming yellowish. I'm brushing twice a day. What is the reason? What is the remedy?

BDS, PG Diploma In PG Advance Course Of Oral Implantology On New Generation Implants, PGDHHM
Dentist, Gurgaon
Teeth are becoming yellowish. I'm brushing twice a day.
What is the reason?
What is the remedy?
Your condition should be checked clinically actually as what type yellowishness you are talking about .It may be because of stains, smoking or may be your gums must have recessed .Treatment can be planned only after clinical check up.
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My two teeth are damaged by cavities and one teeth was replaced the other teeth is going to pain so I want remedies to solve this problem and I want remedies to make my teeth white because they are yellow now.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
My two teeth are damaged by cavities and one teeth was replaced the other teeth is going to pain so I want remedies t...
Naturally our teeth colour ranges from pearly white to pale yellow so everyone cannot hv white teeth. Get scalling n polishing done by dentist. If u r not happy with ur teeth shade later, u can get bleaching done by dentist which 'll lighten ur teeth by 2-3 shades. Alternatively u can use a teeth whitening toothpaste such as snowdent after scalling. Whitening gels used daily along with customized dental trays provided by dentist r also available in the market. Avoid heavily coloured foods, tea n coffee, cool drinks, smoking n tobacco products as they stain teeth. to avoid cavities, Use proper brushing techniques with a fluridated toothpaste . Brush , floss n use mouthwash twice daily. Massage ur gums with ur finger tips after brushing. Keep ur tongue clean. Rinse ur mouth well after each meal. Visit ur dentist for dental checkups every 6 months to detect n prevent dental probs and also get scalling done once in a year.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
You do not realize the worth of your original teeth until you reach a stage where you need dentures. So take care of your pearlies.
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Hi doctor, Is there medicine which can reverse tooth decay. I have some times tooth sensitivity. While eating sweets.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Hi doctor,
Is there medicine which can reverse tooth decay. I have some times tooth sensitivity. While eating sweets.
If cavity u have to get it filled if only sensetavity u may use sensodent k tooth paste twice daily especially at night
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My mouth does not open wide due to chewing of tabacoo is there any medicine that my mouth can open wide as normal person if yes suggest me

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
hi...first of all stop your Habbit other wise medicine is of no use then try to open your mouth by exercise (spoon excercise) and surely within 15 days you will be getting results. ..apart from that you can take medicine SM- Fibro or Tissot daily once for 3 weeks..Most importantly your have to stop chewing tobacco. .If still more query then feel free to ask me.. Regards !
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Whenever I brush my teeth my gum starts bleeding slightly and I feel a little pain for a long time what should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Whenever I brush my teeth my gum starts bleeding slightly and I feel a little pain for a long time what should I do?
Bleeding gums, most commonly result from gum inflammation (swelling) due to tartar / plaque deposition on teeth. Brush twice a day, rinse vigorously after every meal and get a professional cleaning of your teeth done. That should resolve your problem.
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Hello, I want white teeth but my teeth was in yellowish red in colour bcoz of I have eaten pan masala. I already go to dentist to clear color of teeth but after some time my teeth was in same color .soo what should I take to get back color of teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hello, I want white teeth but my teeth was in yellowish red in colour bcoz of I have eaten pan masala. I already go t...
lybrate-user Ask your dentist for further details about dental bleaching / whitening. It is a very safe procedure by which internal stains of the teeth can be removed and also the shade of the teeth can get lighter. Your dentist will evaluate your teeth and suggest the best suitable form of bleaching or any other treatment needed.
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Dear sir I have a feel some problem in my teeth every 2 week. I can't it any thing because of upper ane down side teeth comes to contact its very hard for me. I feel batter when I take pills please give me reply.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I think you have pulpit is any injury food lodgement old filling get a x ray done you may send me if you keep cold water in your mouth you may get temp relief.
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I have problems of teeth and gums. If I eat the food then food inserted inside the teeth and create pain and gums pain feeling too bad. please have a look to give Mr. directions what should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have problems of teeth and gums. If I eat the food then food inserted inside the teeth and create pain and gums pai...
You might have a cavity somewhere or a deep pocket. Kindly get it checked by dentist. And if required take medications for pain and swelling.
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I have red dotes like pimples n rashes in my mouth from last 3 day seems like got mouth infection its pain like burnt when having food to eat what should I do?

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Chandigarh
Hello lybrate-user! I need to know the exact site of your ulcer and if it is accompanied by any fever or not. Apply glycerin on the rash until den. It wud lessen the pain.
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I get irritated when someone ask me that foul smell is coming from mouth. How to keep rid from this foul smell problem.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I get irritated when someone ask me that foul smell is coming from mouth.
How to keep rid from this foul smell problem.
Homoeopathic medicine NUX VOMICA 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 2 drops direct on tongue twice daily RINSEOUT ( SBL) Gargles 20 drops in 20 ml luke warm water.Gargles 3 times daily while holding water for 20 seconds in mouth immediately after meals. HEKLA LAVA TOOTH POWDER ( WHEEZAL) Scrub teeth daily night Visit a Dentist for physical examination.
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I have teeth problem. Sometime it's paining and blood coming out from it. Please give me a proper solution as soon as possible. Thank you.

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I have teeth problem.
Sometime it's paining and blood coming out from it.
Please give me a proper solution as soon as...
Take a painkiller for temporary relief of pain,,after that see dentist to know reason of pain like a decay in tooth or something.
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I was having panmasala and smoking since last 10-11 years. I have lot of red stains. Now I quit it already, but im not planning to quit smoking. I consult with a dentist, she asked me to get 2 sittings of scaling. I want to know is it a safe procedure. And what are are after effects. Do I need to get it always after some period of time? is it harmful to tooth, as I heard from some people that my tooth will be loosen after that. Pls help.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I was having panmasala and smoking since last 10-11 years. I have lot of red stains. Now I quit it already, but im no...
Your teeth will be more harm by tobacco and smoking. Go for scaling and polishing immediately and maintain your oral hygiene, stop smoking immediately or in phases to withdraw slowly and and clean after you smoke scaling does not harm teeth at all go for it straightaway you will be fine.
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MDS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Lubricate your gums, whiten your teeth and floss with a simple home remedy. Slosh your mouth with coconut, sunflower or sesame oil for 15 minutes and then spit it out. Get that extra shine and improve the health of your teeth with this easy technique called oil pulling.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
The life of toothbrush is nearly three months. The toothbrush doesn't clean properly after its bristles wears off . Please change toothbrush regularly for proper oral hygiene.
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I went for root canal treatment and after two three setting he advice me to remove my tooth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I went for root canal treatment and after two three setting he advice me to remove my tooth.
If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need root canal treatment. This procedure involves removing the infected pulp and then inserting a special type of filling to seal the tooth and prevent re-infection. If the infection is severe & if can be noticed only after opening into the tooth, extraction of tooth is required.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Sticky and chewy food should be avoided when you have brackets on as it might get stuck into the braces.

How is the teeth outer can you say that treatment any effects on eyes and how many time is perfect other teeth how much will be the cost to do so?

BDS
Dentist, Nizamabad
How is the teeth outer can you say that treatment any effects on eyes and how many time is perfect other teeth  how m...
Hello sir. Teeth removal does not have any kind of effect on eyes its purely a misconception. Cost varies depending on the teeth.
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