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Dr. Shiva Kumar

Dentist, Bangalore

Dr. Shiva Kumar Dentist, Bangalore
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To provide my patients with the highest quality healthcare, I'm dedicated to the newest advancements and keep up-to-date with the latest health care technologies....more
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Dr. Shiva Kumar is one of the best Dentists in Sahakara Nagar, Bangalore. He is currently associated with Sai Health Care in Sahakara Nagar, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Shiva Kumar and consult privately on has a number of highly qualified Dentists in India. You will find Dentists with more than 42 years of experience on You can find Dentists online in Bangalore and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.


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I have problem in my teeth. Dr. say RCT. What is RCT and it is good for my teeth.

Dentist, Siliguri
Rct is" root canal treatment. It is a way to preserve your teeth rather than getting it extracted. There are canals present in every tooth root. These canals carry nerves and blood vessels to the tooth to provide it nutrition. In a carious tooth i. E decayed tooth these canals serve as a channel for the spread of bacterial infection. In rct the nerves and vessels are removed with the help of a dental file, the canal is cleaned, irrigated and disinfected and filled with a biocompatible tooth material.
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I am just 18 years old but I have many tooth problems like cavities and even my gums pain please suggest me medicine.

Dentist, Jalgaon
Cavities must be cleaned and fillings must be done. Good oral hygiene is very important. Regular brushing n use of mouth wash is must.
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I am suffering from oral sub mucous fibrosis, my question is I have a white patch in my mouth but I do not have any other symptoms related to oral cancer so is there chance of cancer that patch is painless and does not have any type of irritation please help.

Dentist, Purnia
Oral submucous fibrosis is a precancerous condition. It means it provides a fertile ground for cancer. So if you have been diagnosed with OSMF better you get your white patch biopsy or scrape cytology done after proper consultation with your treating dentist. And stop any tobacco products.
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My tooth has been decay and I want to remove gems from it can you pls suggest me some medicine.

Hi, from what you have mentioned above, it seems you have got cavities in your teeth. Cavities cannot be treated with medicines. The existing decay needs to be removed and the tooth should be filled with an inert material to prevent the further progression of the decay.
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My wife has pain in teeth but she is 3 month old baby's mother so please suggest me best prescription for her.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hello give her @ kreosotum 200-6 pills, thrice a day. @ echinacea q -10 drops, with 1/4 cup of water, rinse the mouth thrice a day take care.
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Sir some smell is coming from my mouth whenever I talk so. Please suggest me how to overcome this problem thank you.

Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), PG in Laser Dentistry, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Gurgaon
Reasons for bad smell from mouth can be from teeth, tongue and throat. Plaque and calculus deposits on the teeth which causes bad smell. You need to do brushing twice a day and tongue cleaning as well. You can go for some mouthwash like listerine which helps in removing bad smell. If there are stains and calculus on your teeth than you need professional cleaning of your teeth by a dentist.
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Dentist, Cuttack
Replace your missing Teeth to avoid further loss of Oral Motor function
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I wanna clean my yellowish teeth's, please suggest whether it can be done without any bleeding gums or do I have to suffer bleeding gums?

Yellowness in teeth is not alwyz linked with bleeding has soo mny other reason..brush ur teeth with baking soda...rub lemon on ur teeth..this wil be helpful..
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I have cavity in my molar teeth. What will be best remedy for it? Please help me.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Certification in Rotary Endodontics, Certification in Esthetic Dentistry & Fixed Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Depending upon how deep is the cavity and presence of pain or not, you may have to get the root canal treatment or get the filling done to save the teeth. Getting late in correcting the cavity of the tooth may lead to failure of saving the tooth n you may have to get it remove in future. However, to decide the proper treatment, we need some more investigations including clinical examination, consult your dentist soon.
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I have small gap in my teeth's so if I go for bracing will it help. If not then what should I do.

Dentist, Belgaum
Yes you can go for orthodontic trwatment that is braces, and you need to get fixed retention appliance to get long lasying results.
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We helped this child get back his smile and confidence

A.C.C.I - Accredited and Certified Course in Implantology, MDS - Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Jammu
We helped this child get back his smile and confidence
We helped this child get back his smile and confidence. The teeth reconstructed looks amazingly natural as if nothing ever happened to the teeth!
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How I can done bleaching in teeth for removing yellowish color This can be done by dentist or by ourself at home Pls give me details regarding this or tell me about the chemical or bleaching which I can purchase from drugs shop.

Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello Use Homeodent toothpaste twice daily, morning and night before sleep. Home remedy:- Cleaning your teeth with fresh orange peel on a regular basis will reduce the yellow tinge accumulated on your teeth. Rub orange peel over your teeth every night before going to sleep. The vitamin C and calcium in the orange peel will combat the microorganisms throughout the night.Do this for a few weeks and you will notice effective results.If fresh orange peel is not available, you can use dried orange peel powder. Take care.
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How to use listerine for better results. Is it ok if I brush one time and use listerine other time. And I do night shifts so when to brush and when to listerine.

Dentist, Raipur
Kindly brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique and use Listerine twice daily after brushing. But don't use Listerine for very long as it is a medicated mouthwash and at times you can have stains on your teeth because of this. Instead use it for 15 days and then you can do warm saline rinses after discontinuing Listerine.
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I have broken my front four teeth, and I have taken rootcanal treatment, I am not able eat anything. Now even my artificial teeth are also weak.

MDS(Prosthodontist), BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Anything artificial be it attificial limb or even tooth cannot restore or subsitute your natural ones. So, be careful what you eat with your artificial teeth and morever front teeth are not for eating do not bite with your front teeth on any hard food or raw vegetables or fruits ad it will further weaken your teeth.
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How to clean my teeth it has become very yellow how can I make it white I don't want to get treatment.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS, Medicine
Dentist, Mohali
You cannot whiten your teeth yourself, you have to consult a dentist, get your teeth cleaned first followed by tooth whitening.
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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.

I am 57. My teeth are getting exposed from roots. The skin adjoining the base of the tooth is getting low day by day. My dentist told me that this could be due to acid formation as I often suffer from acidity. Can you please suggest what can I do to save my teeth.

Homeopath, Bareilly
You should take action to reduce acidity . Take light and easily digestible food items. Drink plenty of water. Take homeopathic medicine nux vomica 30 daily at night for relief of acidity problem. Eat nutritious food items
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BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Pune
Take care of your teeth as you take care of your body!
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All About Dry Mouth

Dentist, Gurgaon
All About Dry Mouth

Dry mouth or Xerostomia is characterized by the drying of the mouth as a result of reduced saliva secretion. Secretion of an adequate amount of saliva helps in chewing & swallowing of food which in turn creates a healthy oral cavity. A recent study showed that women have more chances of getting a dry mouth as compared to men. If not diagnosed on time, dry mouth might lead to mouth infections, severe damage to the teeth enamel and gingivitis.

The symptoms of dry mouth include, but are not limited to:

  • Craving for water in regular intervals.
  • Swollen tongue.
  • Dry eye.
  • Significant trouble while swallowing, speaking or chewing along with disturbing bad breath.
  • Severe headaches and formations of ulcers in the mouth

1. This condition might occur as a side effect of:
a. Other serious conditions such as GERD, Alzheimer's disease, HIV/AIDS etc.
b. Side effects of medical treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation therapy; this might result in significant damage to the salivary glands.
c. Side effects of drugs prescribed for diarrhea, nausea, asthma, obesity, depression, Parkinson's disease etc.

2. Abnormal consumption of marijuana, crystal methamphetamine and tobacco might cause dry mouth.

3. It can occur during pregnancy and breastfeeding, dry mouth can be a common occurrence because of acute dehydration.

4. Sleep apnea, snoring and breathing through your mouth instead of the nose on a daily basis might induce dry mouth.

5. Severe damage to the nerves might result in dry mouth conditions.


  1. A healthy amount of water consumption, about 3 liters every day, will help to keep the mouth wet.
  2. Application of toothpaste and mouthwashes containing fluoride twice a day will help to keep the mouth moist.
  3. You should change the dosages of medicines after consulting your doctor if Xerostomia is primarily occurring as a result of side effect of the drugs.
  4. Prescribed dosage of medicines such as "Pilocarpine" might induce increased saliva secretion.
  5. Try breathing through the nose instead of your mouth to avoid Xerostomia.
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