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Dr. Shailaja Karthick Prasad

Dentist, Bangalore

300 at clinic
Dr. Shailaja Karthick Prasad Dentist, Bangalore
300 at clinic
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Dr. Shailaja Karthick Prasad is one of the best Dentists in Brigade Road, Bangalore. She is currently associated with Dr.Shailaja Prasad's Dental Practice in Brigade Road, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Shailaja Karthick Prasad and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I had black patches on my teeth. I visited a doctor and I was recommend scaling. I got scaling done and now when I drink tea, teeth gives acute pain. What should I have to do.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I had black patches on my teeth. I visited a doctor and I was recommend scaling. I got scaling done and now when I dr...
Post scaling sensitivity consult the treating doctor. For sensitivity apply colgate pro sensitive tooth paste.
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Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
Munching foods like apples, pears, carrots or celery after brushing can help in preventing discoloration as they trigger tooth-bathing saliva which helps in keeping the teeth whiter.
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I have just got my tooth removed and now after my medication is over its causing severe pain leading to headache. What should I do. Also due to this I guess am feeling fever.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have just got my tooth removed and now  after my medication is over its causing severe pain  leading to headache. W...
This is post extraction pain you please visit the treating doctor, and he will examine and give you proper treatment your wound needs to be cleaned and dressing is required for proper healing. Therefore take advise and treatment from treating doctor if not relieved you can see me.
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I have teeth ache for 10 days what I should do?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist,
I have teeth ache for 10 days what I should do?
Hi, there are various reason for toothache like worn down enamel, tooth decay, gum issue. I would advise you to visit dentist who can give you exact cause and solution of your problem after a physical check up. Without checking you clinically we can't suggest you anything.
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I have got sores in mouth. It pains a lot. Can you please tell me a home remedy for it.

BDS
Dentist, Ludhiana
I have got sores in mouth. It pains a lot. Can you please tell me a home remedy for it.
Such things take their specific time to heal, with time you'll be alright. For now,- take healthy liquid diet.(preferably) avoid spicy foods. Chew gently, with the uninvolved side. You may apply some analgesic gels avoid touching it repeatedly.
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Sir, my son is 12 yrs . he had a bad breath problem since the last 2 yrs, what should I do?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi, there are various reasons of bad breath, like impurities in blood, inefficient digestive system, dry mouth (lack of saliva production), gum disease, cavities, plaque and tartar formation around teeth and gums, kind of diet, improper brushing / cleaning of mouth etc. I would advise you to get a thorough physical and dental examination to rule out the cause of bad breath and to solve it permanently. You can come for a consultation (free of cost) in our clinic.
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Why bad breath, I can't get rid of it, brush and clean regularly? I use chewing gum.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Why bad breath, I can't get rid of it, brush and clean regularly? I use chewing gum.
Dear Lybrate user, bad breath can be due to an unclean tongue, decaying tooth, reduced flow of saliva in mouth etc. Consult your dentist to know the exact cause and follow the treatment accordingly. Natural Breath sweeteners like saunf (fennel seeds) he; lp in increasing saliva flow.
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MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Massaging your gums daily with eucalyptus or peppermint oil in a circular motion throughout the mouth will increase the blood activation and will keep your gums healthy and safe.
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I hade ache in my teeth what to do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
I hade ache in my teeth what to do?
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need artificial enamel filling or root canal treatment. You may consult me in person too. 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.
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I am 20 years old girl. Please my gums have bleeding. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist,
Dear bleeding from gums occurs when there is infection in your gums. Kindly get cleaning of your teeth done, after cleaning you may apply metrogyl dg gel in your gums, still if the problem persists, then kindly inform.
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MDS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Dairy products, soft breads, softer grains, sea food and soft meat, soft cooked vegetables and many more are braces friendly foods i.e. which can be eaten without any difficulty even when one is undertaking the orthodontic treatment.
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Hello sir, I am 30 years old male am suffering from mouth ulcers for last 3 weeks what should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Mouth ulcer could be due to indigestion problem or dyspepsia. Get your stool examined. Apply zytee or gelora gel 3-4 times daily and take multivitamin tablet. If no relief consult doctor
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Oil Pulling - Miracle or Fad?

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Oil Pulling - Miracle or Fad?

After multiple patients have asked us about the authenticity of oil pulling as a technique, here's what we have to say:

There is no denying all of us wait for a miracle cure to that terrible disease called dental decay. Much of a dentists or a dental hygienists time goes into answering the question,

why do cavities happen? or how do I prevent cavities?

While people usually assume the answer is brushing and flossing there are some lesser known ancient techniques and some ultramodern gadgets that have contributed to our arsenal of options to keep your mouth healthy.

Oil pulling being one of them has been in the limelight of late.

What is oil pulling?

This oral therapy is a type of ayurvedic medicine that dates back 3, 000 years. It involves swishing approximately 1 tablespoon of oil typically coconut, sesame, or sunflower oil in semisolid form (as shown in the pic) in your mouth for about 20 minutes and then spitting it out.

Start with just 5 minutes a day. Twenty minutes of swishing is a long time, and while the longer you pull, the more bacteria you'll remove, 5 or 10 minutes will still offer some benefit.

A gentle swishing, pushing, and sucking the oil through the teeth is all that's required

Don't swallow. if you find it hard not to, you likely have too much oil in your mouth, spit it out and try again with a smaller amount. just discard the used oil into the nearest cup or trash can.

Why oil pulling? how does it work?

Recent studies show that oil pulling helps against gingivitis, plaque, and microorganisms that cause bad breath.

How? most microorganisms inhabiting the mouth consist of a single cell, cells are covered with a lipid, or fatty, membrane, which is the cell's skin. When these cells come into contact with oil, a fat, they naturally adhere to each other.

Which oil?

Use coconut oil. While you can get the same bacteria-fighting benefits with sesame or sunflower oil, coconut oil has the added benefit of lauric acid, which is well-known for its anti-microbial agents. Also, a recent study found that coconut oil may help prevent tooth decay.

coconut and sunflower oil aren't the only oils with dental health benefits. For irritated, inflamed gums, rub a little vitamin e oil directly on the surface. It's rich in antioxidants, easily absorbed, and helps regenerate healthy gum tissue.

Additional benefits


Reducing decay
Whitening teeth by keeping clean and smooth surfaces that do not lodge food.
Eliminates bad breath
Preventing gum infections caused by harmful bacteria in the mouth


Expert tip

It doesn't reverse the effects of tooth decay, but it's a great supplemental therapy to reduce the bacterial count in the mouth thereby decreasing the likelihood of decay and other dental and systemic diseases.

The only disclaimer we would want to put in is


Do not ingest or swallow the oil in all your enthusiasm and,
Don't skip brushing and flossing. Oil pulling should never replace routine dental visits and traditional home oral care.


While oil pulling can't change your life or make you never need to go to a dentist again -try it for yourself, if it reduces your chances of decay and maybe even helps you ace your next dental visit with no new cavities.

We say thumbs up! pull away!

Please try this safe and natural practice and let us know how you find it in the comments section.

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Hi I have tooth pain heavy please give me some solution. Thank you

BDS
Dentist,
Hello. Severe dental pain. Means you have got infection in any of your teeth. To know the actual reason behind pain. You should visit your near by dentist. And for time being you can take some antibiotics like cap lynx 500 twice daily for three days. And tab ketorol dt thrice daily for three days. And also take some anta acid along with that.
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Root canal treatment how much does it costs ?

BDS
Dentist,
I don't know where r u from. But where i practiced it medium range area that place i costing 1500 to 2000 rs. For root canal treatment.
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I am male 32 I am facing gum bleeding issue in last 7 years. Working in night shift in office since last 10 years. Bleeding is more frequent in the morning while get up and while brushing my teeth. please suggest.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
I am male 32 I am facing gum bleeding issue in last 7 years. Working in night shift in office since last 10 years. Bl...
Gums bleeding is due to infection in gums. Get scalling done by dentist. Take vit c tab for one week. Use proper brushing techniques. Brush, floss n use mouthwash twice daily. Massage your gums with your finger tips after brushing. Keep your tongue clean. Rinse your mouth well after each meal. Visit your dentist for dental checkups every 6 months to detect n prevent dental probs.
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I have teeth cavities. What is the best way to treat them and also suggest me a better tooth paste.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have teeth cavities. What is the best way to treat them and also suggest me a better tooth paste.
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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My question is how much pain feel a patient during ulcer. What are the best technique and treatment which cure the disease. Please give reply very fast.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
My question is how much pain feel a patient during ulcer. What are the best technique and treatment which cure the di...
Dear anoop ulcer is a painful condition .before treatment you must know the reason of the disease and than treatment can proceed . Avoid eating spicy, oily foods and hot beverages. Include fresh fruits containing vitamin C and raw vegetables as part of your diet. Avoid eating candy, chewing gum and aerated drinks. Avoid eating hard foods, Include fresh yogurt, buttermilk, cottage cheese and other dairy products in your diet. Maintain good oral hygiene. Use a soft-bristled toothbrush when brushing your teeth. gargle your mouth alternating with hot and chilled water or apply ice on the part where you have the ulcer. That will reduce the swelling. Chew a few basil or tulsi leaves along with some water for about three to four times every day. This will help the ulcers go away faster. Apply little honey onto the mouth ulcer or mix in a little turmeric to make a paste that can be applied to the affected area. Honey helps to retain moisture and prevent dehydration. It also helps reduce scarring and hastens the process of new tissue growth. Reduce your stress levels by doing an activity that you find relaxing, such as yoga, meditation or exercise. Use a saline rinse Mix a teaspoon or two of salt with a warm glass of water. You can also substitute salt with a pinch of baking soda. Hold the saline solution in your mouth, and swish from side to side. Gargle and spit the solution into the sink. Repeat a few times a day. It's a good idea to do it again after meals and before you go to bed. apply glycerine on ulcers and use ointment benzocaine in case of pain .
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Please, suggest me what can I do if I have a cyst like small structure in my hard palate (which is sometimes occur but sometimes not). I had RCT in my teeth earlier. But it grows on the left side but I had RCT in my right side.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Gurgaon
Please, suggest me what can I do if I have a cyst like small structure in my hard palate (which is sometimes occur bu...
If you have Faith in Homeopathy, You can use following Homeopathic Medicines: (1) Hekla Lava 3X - 2 Tablets thrice daily for 30 days Under Supervision of Homeopathic consultant only If not ameliorated than have some investigation for diagnosis.
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I am a 20 years old girl having mouth ulcers frequently, hope its a part of heredity. Can you pls suggest me how much b complex tablets should I take per day. Is there any problem in taking two?

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I am a 20 years old girl having mouth ulcers frequently, hope its a part of heredity. Can you pls suggest me how much...
Just take one b complex tablet daily, apply mucopain and hexigel ointment three times daily on d ulcer it shall give you lot of relief, also avoid hot and spicy foods.
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