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Dr. Shankar R Gowda

Dentist, Bangalore

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I want all my patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage....more
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Dr. Shankar R Gowda is a popular Dentist in Whitefield, Bangalore. He is currently practising at True Smile in Whitefield, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Shankar R Gowda on Lybrate.com.

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I have got the problem of oral submucous fibrosis band in my mouth, voice is changing and have some pain in ear a little bit problem in swalloing and have light in neck.

Dip. SICOT (Belgium), MNAMS, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Hi thanks for your query and welcome to lybrate. I am Dr. Akshay from fortis hospital, new delhi. Please consult an ent surgeon or a general surgeon for evaluation and an opinion. Do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further assistance. You can also discuss your case and treatment plans with me in a greater detail in a private consultation.
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BDS
Dentist, Bhagalpur
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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I am 30 years male did root canal but after fixing new cap I got pain in my teeth so doctor again removed the cap which he fixed before. Now I am still getting pain so I consulted homeopathy doctor he suggested me combination 23 toothache 25g. Is it right for pain. please reply.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Erode
I am 30 years male did root canal but after fixing new cap I got pain in my teeth so doctor again removed the cap whi...
May be some decayed remnants left in your treated tooth, or there will be pus in your root tip, which might got trapped. So my advice is consult an endodontist in your town. He will find out the problem.
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What to eat if you have braces

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
What to eat if you have braces
Avoid consuming food which might get stuck in your braces especially sticky and chewy food.
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One of my Molar tooth is half broken. One dentist told me the other half needs to be removed and replace it by using metal screw and artificial molar on top of existing base kindly confirm the best solution ?

BDS
Dentist, Jaunpur
If your half tooth is still there go quickly get rct ,then have a crown if its less than half , go for rct then post n core if crown gone then extract it and have either bridge or implant your dentist is telling u about implant , probably u are fairly rich
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My friend's son age is 12 and his son's tooth is 90 degree of out side please help what we should.

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
My friend's son age is 12 and his son's tooth is 90 degree of out side please help what we should.
Plz contact to orthodontics for correction of malalign tooth. After examining you might be put braces for correction.
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Hello sir, it it safe to use Listerine Original Mouthwash - 500 ml? I do not have any gum disease can I use this mouthwash. And it also contain alcohol. Please tell me can anyone use this Listerine Original Mouthwash - 500 ml? I am 21 year old boy. Please tell me should I use this or not?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hello sir, it it safe to use Listerine Original Mouthwash - 500 ml? I do not have any gum disease can I use this mout...
Try to keep use of chemicals to the least alcohol is not a good thing in mouth wash. First of all why do you need a mouth wash, is it bad odor or any other problem. For everyday use nothing is better than warm water and salt rinses two times a day after brushing.
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Dear doc, My mamma recently been diagnosed with glaucoma. Doc prescribed 2 eye drops. Combigan and azopt. This is the second month. She feeling bitter taste in throat. And her gums got so loose resulting in tooth fall with no gum disease. Are teeth falling as the side effect of eye drops? Kindly guide us. (My mamma taking allo thyroid med and ayur meds for b.p and diabetes along wid drops for eyes)

MS - Ophthalmology, FICO, FRCS - I & II
Ophthalmologist, Mathura
Dear doc,
My mamma recently been diagnosed with glaucoma.
Doc prescribed 2 eye drops. Combigan and azopt.
This is the...
Dear lybrate-user Glaucoma medications needs to taken life long usually with regular follow up with your eye specialist. I can only give you virtual consultation on the basis of scenario you have described. Tooth problem has nothing to do with Anti glaucoma eye drops and bitter taste in throat is normal as it shows tear ducts are patent. Thyroid and diabetes needs to controlled by medications prescribed by Physician.
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What is the normal blood glucose level? Upto which level we can undergone dental extraction?

MBBS
General Physician, Chennai
What is the normal blood glucose level? Upto which level we can undergone dental extraction?
The nortmal fasting blood sugar is 80 - 120 mg if it is higer it is called diabetes if you are under tretment and sugar levels are near normal then you can extract your tooth.
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I noticed a small, black mark on my wisdom tooth (that's small and still growing). I brushed and it went away. After dinner, I just noticed a faint black mark on it again. What could this be?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I noticed a small, black mark on my wisdom tooth (that's small and still growing). I brushed and it went away. After ...
A small black mark could be decay. It could also just be a stain. But if it went away after brushing then it chances are that it is just food particle or debris because decay or caries can never be removed by brushing. Please visit a dentist to get it filled or cleaned out during the early stages.
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BDS
Dentist, Bhagalpur
To lessen the degree of pain or soreness in the mouth during the orthodontic treatment, you can gargle with 8 ounces of lukewarm water with one teaspoonful of salt dissolved in it. Swish it around your mouth and then spit it out. It will dull the pain and provide relief. 
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Certification In Smile Makeover, BDS
Dentist,
Oral submucous fibrosis is a premalignant condition with increased risk of cancer. In India, most common cause of this condition is chewing of tobacco, supari, paan, gutkha and other related products.

Its symptoms are:-
1. Reduced mouth opening
2. Vesicle formation on inner cheek (buccal mucosa) lips, palate etc
3. Problem in chewing spicy food
4. Feeling tightness in jaw muscles

Management involves:-
1. Cessation of tobacco chewing habit
2. Laser treatment
3. Physiotherapy
4. Topical and intramucosal steroids
5. Lycopene preparations
6. Antifibrotic drugs

Any of these treatments should always be followed by a qualified dentist /oral surgeon's consultation.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Proper Brushing

Proper brushing is essential for cleaning teeth and gums effectively.

Use a toothbrush with soft, nylon, round-ended bristles that will not scratch and irritate teeth or damage gums.

Place bristles along the gumline at a 45-degree angle. Bristles should contact both the tooth surface and the gumline.

Gently brush the outer tooth surfaces of 2-3 teeth using a vibrating back & forth rolling motion. A rolling motion is when the brush makes contact with the gumline and is moved downward toward the chewing surface. Move brush to the next group of two to three teeth and repeat.

Maintain a 45-degree angle with bristles contacting the tooth surface and gumline. Gently brush using back, forth, and rolling motion along all of the inner tooth surfaces.

Tilt brush vertically behind the front teeth. Make several up & down strokes using the front half of the brush.

Place the brush against the biting surface of the teeth & use a gentle back & forth scrubbing motion.

Brush the tongue from back to front to remove odor-producing bacteria.

Remember to replace your toothbrush every three to four months. Researchers have established that thousands of microbes grow on toothbrush bristles and handles. Most are harmless, but others can cause cold and flu viruses, the herpes virus that causes cold sores, and bacteria that can cause periodontal infections.
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I am lichen planus and oral lichen planus patients from last 2 years. I got many doctors treatment but not feel well. So please sir advise for lichen planus treatment, and also advise for oral lichen planus. Medicine, tropical and diat plan please sir.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am lichen planus and oral lichen planus patients from last 2 years. I got many doctors treatment but not feel well....
1)Replacement of amalgam restorations 2)Withdrawal of the drug 3)Oral lichen lesions in chronic in graft versus host disease are usually managed with local corticosteroids or other drugs such as tacrolimus. 4)As in OLP the question arises whether one or all types of oral lichenoid lesions are to be considered a potentially malignant disorder In the absence of known etiological factors, the taking of a biopsy should be considered, particularly in case of a non-reticular lesion, in order to exclude the possibility of epithelial dysplasia or even carcinoma in situ or invasive squamous cell carcinoma. The term “lichenoid dysplasia” is confusing and, therefore, should be avoided.
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BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
Gum diseases can be treated and reversed in their initial stages very easily. By getting the accumulated tartar and plaque removed by a dentist, there is a chance that they can get better without much ado. 
5 people found this helpful

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Kind of toothbrush to be used by adults: we recommend a brush with soft bristles which helps in removing the plaque and debris thoroughly from the mouth.
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I am 32 years old man. Lately my job profile pushed me to grow a habit of skipping or untimely lunch due to excess work pressure. This habit led to generation of bad breath, generating from stomach. Now even though I had tried homeopathy medicine but not getting cure and causing real problem for me I feel like bad breath coming from inside as the breath is heavy. The homeopath medicines provided a very short time benefit but again the problem resurfaced. I have a weak digestion problem too.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
try to improve your habit, take lunch and dinner at proper time, dinner should be taken at least 2-3 hr before going to bed, you must have proper slip. take tab flagyl 400 1tab tds, tab lan 30 empty stomack in morning for 5 day. wash your mouth after eating. do tooth brush morning evening, do mouth wash with mouth wash, consult dentist for scaling, if needed. it will help you. welcome for further help.
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I am 26year old, last 4 days I feel pain from my tooth and gum. What should I do.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am 26year old, last 4 days I feel pain from my tooth and gum. What should I do.
you might have tooth decay..kindly get the depth of cavity assessed by dentist and take treatment /medications accordingly...
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Mere upper dant me doctor ne cap & ecg bataya h jiski cost 3000rs batai h, kya koi simple treat ment nahi h.

BDS
Dentist, Coimbatore
Ecg for a tooth. Are you sure. It's actually taken for heart patient not for dental problem 3000 is cheaper. If you need a cheaper treatment the quality of the material will be cheaper go cheaper n get cheaper. Do not blame doctors.
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