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Dr. Ravishankar

Dentist, Bangalore

Dr. Ravishankar Dentist, Bangalore
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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
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Dr. Ravishankar is a popular Dentist in South City Hospital, Bangalore. You can visit him at Sparkle Dental Solutions in South City Hospital, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Ravishankar on Lybrate.com.

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I am 19 years old and my front teeths are yellow while I used to clean teeth daily with toothpaste. What treatment I needed

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hi . Some stains and yellowish colors are present that cannot be removed by brush. They can be within the tooth and some on the tooth that are tough stains that cannot be removed by brush. You need to get your teeth cleaned(scaling), polished and bleached(teeth whitening)
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How I can solve the problem I e our teeth can not smell? Why teeth can smell sir/mam. I am 20 years old.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
How I can solve the problem I e our teeth can not smell? Why teeth can smell sir/mam. I am 20 years old.
fowl smell is due to deposits over teeth surface. get your teeth cleaned professionally by scaling and polishing. maintain oral hygiene by brushing twice a day and use mouthwash regularly.
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Does your toothpaste really changes your tooth colour???

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist,
Does any one in the world wants a yellow teeth? or
Any one in the world does'nt want a white teeth?
These are the two wishes makes the tooth paste business as number one in the world.
Every one should know why there are so many shades of teeth.
Does a yellow teeth means ugly teeth.
The colour of your teeth is an optical phenomenon. It depends on the thickness of the enamel. The inner layer of the tooth is called dentin, which is yellow in colour. If the overlying enamel is thin the colour of dentin is visible through the enamel giving the tooth yellow colour. If the enamel is thick the underlying dentin is not visible so tooth appears white. The whiteness of tooth depends on the thickness of enamel. Genetic also plays a role. Usually a fair complexioned person will have yellow shade and a dark complexioned person will have white shade.
So the colour of your teeth is not going to be changed permanently by your tooth paste.
Yellow or white teeth keep it clean.
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Hi Pink bumps on back of toungue and my age is 20 years

CERTIFIED ORAL IMPLANTOLOGIST, NON-RESIDENT J.R. IN DEPTT. OF ORTHODONTICS, BDS
Dentist,
Nothing to worry, they are absolutely normal. They are called valate papillae. The circumvallate papillae (or vallate papillae) are dome-shaped structures on the human tongue that vary in number from eight to twelve. They are situated on the surface of the tongue immediately in front of the foramen cecum and sulcus terminalis, forming a row on either side; the two rows run backward and medially, and meet in the midline.
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Hello, I am 30 years old. I am having sensitivity on all sides of my teeth. Even though iam consious about my teeth and following all traditional tips to get rid of sensitivy. Still no result. I have this problem since 4 years. Please advice

BDS
Dentist,
First a Cause of sensitivity is to be identified and treatment can be done accordingly. Meanwhile you can start brushing your teeth gently with supersoft bristle brush. And limit cola intake and wash your mouth thoroughly before brushing in the morning
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I've got a boil inside my mouth and it's paining whenever I widen my chin can anyone suggest me the best way to prevent this!

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I've got a boil inside my mouth and it's paining whenever I widen my chin can anyone suggest me the best way to preve...
Eat lot of fruits & green leafy vegetables & drink plenty of water. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need coronoplasty (smoothen teeth edges) along with t. Rebagen 10, morning one tab & one at night for 5 days, c. Becosules 5 cap, for five days in the morning after meals. Hexigel ointment on the area of ulcer. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. Limit sugary food to avoid tooth decay. 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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BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
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. 
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Hello Doctor. I am a 23 year old boy and the question is My upper front teeth's are very bigger in size, sometime I shy to lough. So I decided to remove all front teeth's and want to implant artificial teeth's. But the thing I need is the teeth's which I am going to implant is must stay for my life long. Means don't want remove when going to sleep as my grand father do. And must when I laughing the teeth's must fall on ground. So is it possible or not? if yes what is the cost for these type of implant charge? help me please.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hello Doctor.
I am a 23 year old boy and the question is My upper front teeth's are very bigger in size, sometime I s...
Natural teeth cannot substitute artificial teeth whether its removable or implant. Kindly do not remove your natural teeth just because they are big. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (model study, full mouth & profile x-ray) to decide upon treatment. You may need fixed / removable braces. Requirements may depends on the age, complaint, duration of the treatment & affordability. Cost of cosmetic dentistry (braces) varies with dentist. You may consult me in person. 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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My teeth are somehow yellow in appearance and every day a bad smell will arose. What tooth paste paste I should use for getting white teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
My teeth are somehow yellow in appearance and every day a bad smell will arose. What tooth paste paste I should use f...
The yellowness of teeth and bad smell can be due to accumulation of plaque on the teeth. Go for scaling and polishing. Use a good mouthwash twice daily after brushing. You can use any gel based toothpaste for bad breath. For yellow teeth, use colgate sparkling white.
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My tooth filling dropped out I am scared to go again to the dentist. What should I do to cure it at home?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My tooth filling dropped out I am scared to go again to the dentist. What should I do to cure it at home?
•If there is a loose or broken filling, the filling will be taken out, any decay will be removed and a new filling put in place. •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.
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My teeth has cavities and in front teeth I have some cracks. What should I do?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist,
Hi, you have to visit dentist for a check-up to get exact solution of your problem. Without checking you clinically we can't suggest anything. Regards
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Hi, I am 26 years old (Female). I have tooth front in my upper palette. How can I straighten my teeth without using braces and by using home remedies? Please suggest better ways and how many days wil it take for correcting it.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Hi, I am 26 years old (Female). I have tooth front in my upper palette. How can I straighten my teeth without using b...
At your age it is difficult to correct teeth alignment without braces. consult a dentist for the same
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Hello, I am 34 years old male and I have a dry mouth for last 4 months. When I drink water after 30 minutes I need to water. What should I do

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi, dry mouth is caused due to decreased secretion of saliva. We need to check you clinically to advise for any cause and solution. You can come for a consultation (free of cost) or check up in our clinic.
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My front teeth gums are getting down with yellowish colour in it. I don't know what it is. When I asked my elders they are saying to massage on regular basis.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My front teeth gums are getting down with yellowish colour in it. I don't know what it is. When I asked my elders the...
The simplest method of removing minor surface stains is polishing, or micro-abrasion if staining is more intrinsic. Provided that your discolouration is not due to inadequate enamel exposing the dentin, tooth whitening (bleaching) is often the most effective treatment for yellow stained teeth. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply snowdent paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min. Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results.
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I am 48? years old diabetic form last 22 years and heart patient started my tooth gum problem it start loosening the tooths how I can stop this problem thanks.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 48? years old diabetic form last 22 years and heart patient started my tooth gum problem it start loosening the ...
We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. 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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Hi! My dad is 63 years old. So this problem started last August, when we noticed that he is having some speech issue. It was like as if he is eating something and talking, when actually his mouth was completely empty. Then the frequency of this slurring increased in some weeks/months (can not recall). When we met our doctor, he advised to get an MRI done. On getting the MRI he concluded that it is because of diabetes and blood pressure that some muscles of the tongue are weak. Since november, my dad is controlling diabetes and blood pressure and has also lost 10 kgs (he was overweight, with strict diet and exercise he has lost 10 kgs and now weighs 80 kgs) So, the slurring problem increased and now its not slurring but lisping. We also noticed that his tongue is not able to touch the roof of the mouth. And there is always some burning sensation on some part of the tongue. We met a few renowned doctors but nothing was concluded. We met a neurologist, who recommended the following tests. MRI, diffused and contrast RNT THYROID ECHO ULTRASOUND OF THE NECK. All the above tests were normal. On meeting our neurologist the last time, he has given the following conclusions. He said - His tongue muscles are weak, And blood supply to the blood is not appropriate. And has given us some medicines. Although on his prescription he has written the following. D/d Multi infarct state e bulbar palsy Bulbar palsy onset AHC He has also written follow up to see for evolution/ evaluation of AHC disease. As you can see what he said and what he wrote was completely different. My question is I did my research on Ahc and bulbar palsy, yes it is very scary but some symptoms are not matching with the symptoms of Ahc and bulbar palsy. He also said - there is no test to conclude this disease, if nothing happens after having the given medicines. We will conclude that he is suffering from Ahc and bulbar palsy. Symptoms that differ His walking is perfect - daily walks for more than 7 kms His muscles are strong No problem with swallowing Please help me out in this.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
Dear lybrate user, you can try consulting a dentist who hs done masters in oral medicine and radiology or in oral pathology. With aging tongue muscles tend to become weak n also mouth gets dry making them difficult to speak properly or swallow. Moistness of mouth also plays a role in speech. Wen a person loses mutiple teeth, the space available for tongue increases n tongue seems to noticably increase in size in older patients. This again causes difficulty in speech. With aging, weak muscle n nerves coupled with slight increased side tongue n absence of muliplt teeth or complete absence of teeth may cause incomplete control over tongue. Taste buds greatly reduce in number with aging causing bald tongue. Nutritional deficiency esp iron deficiency can cause bald tongue n inflamation easily.
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DICOI, International College of Continuing Dental Education (FICCDE), Certified Implantologist, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Hisar
Using an appropriate tooth paste is very necessary for the health of our teeth. Tooth pastes which contain flouride help in keeping the teeth healthy by reducing the risk of tooth decay.
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Hi, I have pain in my teeth. Please advise. What I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist,
Hi, I have pain in my teeth. Please advise. What I do?
Cap bnc one a day local application of metrogyl gel suck on tab bifilac twice daily drink plenty of water take fibrous food.
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My teeth is shaking since many years but now shaking is high so unable to brush properly. Can I strengthen my teeth or what is the solution pls suggest me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth is shaking since many years but now shaking is high so unable to brush properly. Can I strengthen my teeth o...
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks.
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Can tooth decay cause arthritis? Any relationship between spoiled teeth and joint pains?

BDS, MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Mumbai
Temporomandibular joint problems can result from several tooth damage and improper tooth relationships. The dentist needs to evaluate if your bite is affected which may cause joint problems.
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