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Dr. Shama Rao

M.D.S.

Dentist, Bangalore

40 Years Experience  ·  at clinic
Dr. Shama Rao M.D.S. Dentist, Bangalore
40 Years Experience  ·  at clinic  ·  ₹ online
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To provide my patients with the highest quality dental care, I’m dedicated to the newest advancements and keep up-to-date with the latest health care technologies....more
To provide my patients with the highest quality dental care, I’m dedicated to the newest advancements and keep up-to-date with the latest health care technologies.
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Dr. Shama Rao is one of the best Dentists in Malleshwaram, Bangalore. He has over 40 years of experience as a Dentist. He has done M.D.S.. He is currently associated with Dental Care Center. in Malleshwaram, Bangalore. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shama Rao on Lybrate.com.

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M.D.S. - Govt. Dental College Bangalore - 1976
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I am 31 year female. I brush and floss, use mouthwash regularly but still I have bad odour problem from my mouth. Kindly advice.

FAM, MBA (Healthcare), MDS, BDS
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Dear madam, although you do all the right things to take care of your teeth and gums but the real question is and I hope that you are doing it right! bad odour or halitosis as we dentist know it is a multifactorial phenomenon! it can arise due to problems in teeth, or problems in gums or problem with your digestive system. Improper brushing although you might be doing it twice, thrice or any number of times will not help in effectively removing plaque from the teeth if it is not done the right way and as time goes by plaque turns into a hard mass called calculus! at this stage no amount of brushing can remove the calculus and it can only be removed by a professional oral scaling and prophylaxis procedure. I request you to see your dentist and allow him to evaluate the situation and he could suggest to you about what exactly the problem is and will also give you treatment options and advice on how you could effectively brush and take care of oral hygiene in a better way!

FRSPH, Fellowship (Rotary Endodontics), Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
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Chewing a sugarless gum after your meal for around 20 minutes freshens your breath and also make the leftover food particles cling to it.

Cause for tooth decay ?

BDS
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Main cause of tooth decay is sticky carbohydrates like chocolates, bread, snacks, sweets, ice cream, fast foods etc which stick to teeth and gaps between teeth together with improper brushing habits and techniques. It also depends on frequency with which these carbs are consumed. Bacteria in oral cavity convert these carbs into acids which eventually de-calcifies teeth resulting in decay. Hope this helps.

I don't know why my mouth stinks I daily brush then also smell is coming out what should I do?

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I don't know why my mouth stinks I daily brush then also smell is coming out what should I do?
Bad breath can happen due to many reasons. Dry mouth is also one of it. If your saliva production is less halitosis occurs but this can be treated. Deposition of plague in your tongue also causes bad breath. You should visit a dentist to know the sole reason.

BDS
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Brush your teeth at least twice a day. When you brush, don't rush give sufficient time.

When I brush my teeth, it bleeds and sometime I feel sensitivity in my teeth. How it will be cured?

oral implantology, BDS
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When I brush my teeth, it bleeds and sometime I feel sensitivity in my teeth. How it will be cured?
Mostly it is because of deposits over teeth surface. Get your teeth cleaned professionally by scaling and polishing. Sensitivity will be taken care of by scaling only. Start using a desensitizing mouth wash and toothpaste.

How I can keep my teeth so white and please suggest me permanent solutions for this. Waiting for your valuable reply?

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How I can keep my teeth so white and please suggest me permanent solutions for this. Waiting for your valuable reply?
Teeth have a natural color of their own and the color varies from patient to patient. If you have yellow teeth you can go for a procedure called Bleaching that can again be of 2 types 1. Home bleach 2. Clinical Bleach. Consult your dentist for the same.

I have a bad breath odour. I do smoke regularly. What should I use to get rid of the bad odour?

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See. You have to stop smoking thats the reason. After you stop smoking brush your teeth twice and do warm saline rinses for 7 days. Then use mouthwash occasionally. If you are not able to quit smoking on your on then do visit govt. Hospital to stop smoking. Go and start living healthy life.

Whenever I brush my teeth, 2 or 3 of them starts bleeding. I have this problem since last 3 years. Please solve my problem.

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Whenever I brush my teeth, 2 or 3 of them starts bleeding. I have this problem since last 3 years. Please solve my pr...
It can b due to gingivitis. Get scalling done by dentist use a mouth wash regularly adopt proper brushing techniques n massage your gums with finger tips after brushing. If there r other causes of your gum bleeding the doc'll let you knw hw to get them treated.

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A mouth rinse, in addition to daily brushing and flossing, can increase the cleanliness of your mouth. Antimicrobial mouth rinses reduce bacteria and plaque activity, which cause gingivitis and gum disease. Fluoride mouth rinses also help reduce and prevent tooth decay. Always talk to your dentist about any new products you are interested in trying. Not everyone should use a fluoride mouth rinse. For instance, fluoride rinses are not recommended for children ages 6 or younger because they may swallow them. Always check the manufacturer's label for precautions and age recommendations and talk with your dentist about the use of fluoride mouth rinse.

There is black spot in my teeth, how can I clean that spot, I want my whitish teeth.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
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That black spot may be start of tooth decay or cavity. That cant be cleaned .Get it filled to avoid pain and infection. Rinse your mouth with chlorhexidine mouthwash. Brush regularly two times daily with soft bristle toothbrush.

I am frequently having mouth ulcer and it lasts for almost 7 days. I use to take becosules tablets for the cure and it takes 7 days to cure. I want to know what is the cause and remedy to cure it fast or any preventive actions.Please tell.

DGOI, Aesthetic , M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, BDS
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I am frequently having mouth ulcer and it lasts for almost 7 days. I use to take becosules tablets for the cure and i...
Mouth ulcers mouth ulcers can vary is size, shape and number. Mouth ulcers are self limiting, which means they heal naturally by themselves. The medications are only to ease the pain and burning sensation during the course of the healing. Please do not self prescribe any medications as it might at times delay the healing of the ulcer. Please visit the dentist to know exactly the type of the ulcer and its treatment. To ease the pain you cud by a topical anaesthetic gel and apply it before eating anything spicy. Try to reduce the stress, avoid long exposure to sunlight, avoid carbonated drinks and citrus fruits and juices containing citric acid, avoid lemon with food and keep urself hydrated. Please visit the dentist for exact diagnosis and treatment. I hope I have answered your question. Feel free to contact me if you need more clarification. God bless and good luck.

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Change your brush in every three months.

I am 28 years old male I have dental problem, doctor advice me to rct to one of my top upper teeth. 6+. Can I do it?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
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I am 28 years old male I have dental problem, doctor advice me to rct to one of my top upper teeth. 6+. Can I do it?
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. Advance procedures are done with lasers too. You may consult me in person too. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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.

I have been facing ulcer problem in mouth since 7year onwards but its not cured.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
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U may take a cap of BNC daily, apply metrogyl gel locally, suck on tab bifilac twice daily, rinse with turmix mouth wash, increase fibre in ur diet banana green veg r good source, take two table spoon heap ful of isabagol husk at night , drink plenty of water , avoid tension , hurry worry , ladies may experience this more during periods.

Hello Dr. I have pain in my mouth as my wisdom teeth started to come I am 20 years of old and I am facing pain from last 5-6 days so is there any problem so that I need to meet a doctor.

M.Sc - Medical Bio-chemistry, BDS
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Hello Dr. I have pain in my mouth as my wisdom teeth started to come I am 20 years of old and I am facing pain from l...
It is pericoronitis a local infection. Visit a dentist. Symptoms will subside after medication. If it reoccurs then go for removal of that wisdom tooth.

My daughter is 17 months old, I m observing that her front 4 teeth have changed color to grey? is this a problem? she doesn't want to brush her teeth either, should I show her to dentist?

M.D.S, B.D.S.
Dentist
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Ya this seems to be a problem. Give her new brush so that she can use it as it is new, new things attract child. There are lot of brush in market for kid change her brush regularly and if possible upload a pic of her teeth.

I have sensational in my teeth after eating something cold. I used many of toothpastes but nothing good. Yesterday I saw bleeding from my teeth or. What to do sir?

BHMS
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I have sensational in my teeth after eating something cold. I used many of toothpastes but nothing good. Yesterday I ...
Hello, Use Homeodent toothpaste twice daily, morning and night before sleep. Take Hypericum 200 Ch , 5 drops once daily.Revert me after 7 days. Take care.

I am suffering from recurring mouth ulcer. Doctor told me to take beplex forte tablet. Then also mouth ulcer come back. What should I do.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
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I am suffering from recurring mouth ulcer. Doctor told me to take beplex forte tablet. Then also mouth ulcer come bac...
If the mouth ulcer is causing a lot of pain, gently rub a small ice cube over the spot or rinse your mouth with ice-cold water. You could also chew on a clove bud (lavang) and direct the juice generated to the area where the ulcer is located. Clove buds are a great ingredient to cure sore throat too. To prevent the ulcerated area from getting infected, make it a point to rinse your mouth with a little salt water. Remember, this won’t make the ulcer disappear, but it can help reduce the pain. Honey is a natural humectant. It helps reduce scarring and hastens the process of new tissue growth. This, along with its anti-microbial effect ensures faster healing of the mouth ulcer. Chew a few leaves of tulsi along with some water about three to four times every day. This will help in getting rid of ulcers faster and also have a preventive action against their recurrence. Applying a little coconut oil directly onto the mouth ulcer or chewing some coconut (fresh or dry) helps reduce pain and inflammation and hence, ulcers heal faster. Mix some sugar to crushed khus-khus seeds and consume this mixture for instant relief from ulcers. You could apply a little ghee directly to the ulcerated area, or drink a glass of buttermilk two or three times every day. Mouth ulcers left untreated generally go away in a week or so; with these home remedies, you can expect faster relief. However, if you notice an ulcer in the mouth that is persistently present although it does not cause you any pain, do not neglect it or try to treat it with home remedies beyond a few days. Make it a point to see a doctor soon because often, a painless mouth ulcer is one of the earliest signs of oral cancer.

My gums open from one teeth and teeth r yellow and more cavity prblm. How can I do my gums strong and out of cavity.

BDS
Dentist
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Hi. You may be having a condition called pulp polyp a complication of long term decay. Pl do a root canal. Cleaning from a dentist will make your gums more strong.
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