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Dr. Shikha Gupta

Dentist, Bangalore

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Dr. Shikha Gupta is a trusted Dentist in Thippasandra, Bangalore. You can meet Dr. Shikha Gupta personally at Better Smile Dental Clinic in Thippasandra, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Shikha Gupta on Lybrate.com.

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Veereshwara Building, Shop No.4, 1st Floor, Vighnana Nagar Main Road, New Thippasandra Post, Landmark: Near to Fair Choice Super MarketBangalore Get Directions
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I have Yellow teeth from my chid hood onwards though im brushing twice a day im not getting rid of it can anyone help me please help.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I have Yellow teeth from my chid hood onwards though im brushing twice a day im not getting rid of it can anyone help...
Hello, yellow teeth could be because of deposits on your tooth surface. Visit a dentist and get your scaling and polishing done. Brush twice daily, floss regularly. You can avoid it by rinsing after every 1-2 hours.
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I am 18 years old and I have a tongue thrusting problem had braces when I was around 11 years old. But my upper teeth are again projected forwards. I believe it is because of my tongue thrusting. How can I get over it without using any mouth guards? Any tongue exercises?

BDS, MScD, PGDMLS - Orthodontist, Root Canal, Cosmetic & Aesthetic Dentist, MScD, PGDMLS
Dentist, Bhopal
I am 18 years old and I have a tongue thrusting problem had braces when I was around 11 years old. But my upper teeth...
Well exercises can only help you reduce your tongue thrusting habit but when the damage like proclination of teeth has been already done then doing exercises alone will not be of much help but yes there are certain exercises such as the spot salivate squeeze and swallow exercise which can be easily trained and done.
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I have sensitivity problem with my teeth when I drink cold water. So what should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Thane
I have sensitivity problem with my teeth when I drink cold water. So what should I do?
Hello, sensitivity is sharp, shooting type of sensation in teeth on contact of extremely cold or hot food which usually lasts for a few seconds and disappears completely after that and re-occurs again on such stimulus. Treatment plan for sensitive teeth goes as follows: 1. You can use any commercially available desensitizing toothpastes such as colgate sensitive or sensodyne as first line of treatment. If it reduces your sensitivity substantially you can continue brushing with toothpaste in long run to avoid further sensitivity. 2. If you don't get any relief from desensitizing toothpastes it indicates a more severe problem which will need further treatment like layering/coating the damaged tooth surface or filling of the tooth if there is big cavity or root canal treatment in extreme cases getting proper treatment leads to permanent relief in sensitivity problem.
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Diabetes and Dental Health

Diploma In Cosmetic Dentistry, Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Diabetes and Dental Health

Diabetes is a degenerative disease, which affects your metabolism. As a result of metabolic irregularities, every part of the body is affected. The following are early indications of untreated diabetes:

In addition to the ones above, the following are associated symptoms:

  • Blurred vision
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Slow healing of cuts
  • Itchy skin

How can diabetes affect your mouth?

  • Diabetes increases the risk of infections and delayed regeneration of damaged/dead cells. As a result, fungal infections like thrush may develop in your mouth.
  • Because of poor healing of wounds as a result of diabetes, extensive gum damage may occur.
  • Periodontitis is a severe effect of diabetes in which your gums begin to move away from your teeth, leading to a formation of pockets between your gums and teeth, which fill up with pus and germs. The damage can be stopped only with gum surgery and removal of affected teeth.

Prevention

The single most effective way to prevent damage to your teeth is to actively control blood sugar content by regularly taking medicines and following a healthy diet recommended by your doctor. Common methods of dental protection go a long way to help prevent oral problems because of diabetes. These include:

  • Brush thoroughly and carefully after every meal (wait 30 minutes for food acids to neutralize, and then brush as this helps in effective cleaning)
  • Use non-alcoholic mouthwash to treat dry mouth and disinfect the oral cavity
  • Floss at least once everyday
  • Use a soft bristled toothbrush
  • Remove your dentures and clean them regularly. Do not sleep putting them on
  • Quit smoking, chewing tobacco and chewing gums with sugar in them
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I feel granules in my mouth,stiffness in jaws,burning sensation inside of both cheeks,feeling irritation on outside of left cheek. Earlier I have shown to dentist for oral cancer but they told that it is a fat pad no oral cancer. I am confused. I still feels the problems in mouth

A.C.C.I - Accredited and Certified Course in Implantology, MDS - Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Jammu
Dear, If you have lots of spices or gutka or tobacco chewing etc. There is great possibility that you may be suffering from OSMF. But, it will be better to have a dental check up by a good Dental Surgeon to allow him evaluate your condition and then guide you out of this mess.
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One of the tooth have a hole though both are still standing no with pains. The enamel in the one with hole is completely extracted. Does that impact on your earlier recommendation?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
One of the tooth have a hole though both are still standing no with pains. The enamel in the one with hole is complet...
teeth hole means the beginning of cavities. the teeth won't pain until the decay will reach the nerve endings. so get the filling done as early as possible. also the caries progress, so Everytime the recommendation will be different.
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I am pregnant and 1 month is running. My teeth get infected and dentist recommend me to remove the teeth. Can I remove it? Will it cause any problem?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am pregnant and 1 month is running. My teeth get infected and dentist recommend me to remove the teeth. Can I remov...
For any dental treatment to be proceeded,2nd trimester of pregnancy is ideal.So if possible wait till the 2nd trimester.
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A tooth of my lower jawline is having sensation and little pain. But I don’t see any decay. Pleas suggest.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
A tooth of my lower jawline is having sensation and little pain. But I don’t see any decay. Pleas suggest.
Hi lybrate-user. Sometimes the decaying is in roots. So without x ray it may not be possible to see. So consult a dentist and check it. There may not be decay at all. Just gums problem can also cause pain.
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MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
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.

How to maintain oral hygiene because after some hours im getting bad smell from mouth.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
How to maintain oral hygiene because after some hours im getting bad smell from mouth.
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.
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Drinking a cup of tea everyday helps in keeping the gums and teeth healthy

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
Drinking a cup of tea everyday helps in keeping the gums and teeth healthy
Drinking a cup of tea everyday helps in keeping the gums and teeth healthy as; it contains high amounts of fluoride and flavonoids which prevent harmful bacteria from sticking to the teeth.
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Drink tea to improve your dental health

BDS, Certified Endodontist, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Siliguri
Drink tea to improve your dental health
Drinking a cup of tea everyday helps in keeping the gums and teeth healthy as it contains high amounts of flouride and flavonoids which prevent harmful bacteria from sticking to the teeth.
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I brush twice a day, clean my tongue twice a week but still I get some bad breathe. I used to brush well by universal brushing system and change my paste frequently as per my dentists suggestion. But still I have a problem regarding bad breathe. Please help me!

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I brush twice a day, clean my tongue twice a week but still I get some bad breathe. I used to brush well by universal...
•Eat a healthy, balanced diet and avoid eating strongly flavoured or spicy food. •Cut down on sugary food and drink, as it can increase the amount of bacteria in your mouth. •Reduce your alcohol consumption. •Stop smoking. •Cut down on coffee. •Drink plenty of water to help prevent your mouth becoming dry. •Chew sugar-free gum after eating, to stimulate the flow of saliva. This will help clean away any remaining food particles. •Don't use toothpaste to clean your dentures, as it can scratch the surface and cause stains. •Clean your dentures thoroughly using soap and lukewarm water, denture cream or a denture-cleaning tablet. •Use a separate toothbrush to clean your dentures. •Make sure you visit your dentist for regular check-ups. Having regular dental check-ups will ensure that any plaque is removed from your teeth, particularly in areas that are difficult to reach. •Your dentist can recommend the best way to clean your teeth and gums, and point out areas you might be missing. They can also identify any signs of gum disease and ensure early treatment. •Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. •If your bad breath is caused by a gastrointestinal problem, such as an H. Pylori infection or gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), you may be referred to a gastroenterologist. •Persistent bad breath or a bad taste in the mouth may be a warning sign of gum (periodontal) disease. Gum disease is caused by the buildup of plaque on teeth. •You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too.
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BDS
Dentist, Nashik
use of dental floss can be really helpful in cleaning spaces between teeth

I have 3 severe mouth ulcers since a week. Cannot eat anything. How to get immediate relief so that I at least take meals properly. Feeling weakness due to improper diet.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
Take kali Bich (homoeopathic) 30 3 doses at 1 hourly. Report after 2-3 days. It should relive pain and also will fasten the healing.
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Gum diseases can be treated and reversed in their initial stages very easily

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
Gum diseases can be treated and reversed in their initial stages very easily
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. 
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BDS, Certified Endodontist, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Siliguri
Keeping your brush at a 45 degree angle while brushing so that the bristles do not hurt your gums.

I can not open month properly because I chewing tobacco now I quit chewing but it can not be cured what shall I do?

lybrate
General Physician, Mumbai
Dear lybrate user, you have made a very good decision of quitting this habit. In your case its very important you meet a doctor so that he/ she can examine you properly and probably advise some tissue sample tests to make a correct diagnosis. Also, its important you do not start having tobacco in any form.

Sir/Madam I have problem for many years of mouth watering. I feel it more in early morning. Whenever I wake up, water comes in mouth frequently sometimes with cough also. My age is 38.

CCP, MBA, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Karnal
Sir/Madam I have problem for many years of mouth watering. I feel it more in early morning. Whenever I wake up, water...
It may happen due to indigestion and acidity. Take light meals, digestible foods, especially in night. Avoid tea, coffee, heavy meals, alcohol. For ayurveda medicines for digestion and acidity, contact me privately.
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I have a problem of bad breathing from about 15 days. But I brush my teeth twice a day with'emoform-r' please suggest me what to do to get rid of this problem.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have a problem of bad breathing from about 15 days. But I brush my teeth twice a day with'emoform-r' please suggest...
There are many reasons for bad breath 1. Systemic conditions like diabetes, sinusitis, etc 2. Dental cavity with food lodgement 3 gum inflammation 4. Poor tongue cleaning consult in person for proper diagnosis and management.
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