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Dr. Shivakeerthi Reddy

BDS

Dentist, Bangalore

7 Years Experience  ·  250 at clinic
Dr. Shivakeerthi Reddy BDS Dentist, Bangalore
7 Years Experience  ·  250 at clinic
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Dr. Shivakeerthi Reddy is a popular Dentist in Outer Ring Road, Bangalore. He has had many happy patients in his 7 years of journey as a Dentist. He is a BDS . He is currently practising at Vims Dental Zone in Outer Ring Road, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shivakeerthi Reddy on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - college of dental sciences davanagaer, - 2010
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I have been suffered from toothache it is paining most due to new incoming teeth I thought it will be OK BT not what should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Noida
I have been suffered from toothache it is paining most due to new incoming teeth I thought it will be OK BT not what ...
Erupting wisdom teeth usually cause information & pain. Once they fully erupt they seldom cause any issues. It is still advisable to get a thorough check up done as the dentist can prescribe antiinflammatories & gels for immediate relief from your pain. Good luck.
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BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Nail biting harms your teeth.
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There is a sore in my tongue at all time so many difficulty while eating. Please suggest what to do.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Prabodh Ranjan you are having ulcer on tongue and difficulty in eating . you may be due to poor digestion and poor oral hygiene . you need to improve your digestion . take cap becosule with folic acid . visit dental surgeon for scaling and polishing . drink plenty of water . apply boroglycerine regularly .
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Hi doctors I had a tooth problem my last two teeth has a black patch and it's paining continues what to do?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi doctors I had a tooth problem my last two teeth has a black patch and it's paining continues what to do?
A black patch on your teeth is suggestive of tooth decay. As you said that there is pain too, you surely require to get those teeth treated at the earliest. Depending on the extent of decay your teeth may require filling or root canal treatment. Tooth decay if left unattended will go on increasing leading to loss of your teeth. Please visit your dentist at the earliest.
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I need to do maxillofacial surgery. I have my lower jaw misplaced and needs to align it properly. How much days will it take totally for surgery and to recover.?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I need to do maxillofacial surgery. I have my lower jaw misplaced and needs to align it properly. How much days will ...
Kindly consult an Oral & maxillofacial surgeon in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need braces treatment as well. . You may consult me in person too.
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I am 65 years old have. Infection in 7 and 6 tooth both upper and lower side. Problem in drinking cold water and chewing food from right side. Is ciprofloxacin tablets ip 500 mg for 5 days will remove infection?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
the medicine will remove infection partially , Better is that you meet dental surgeon and get oral prophylaxis and treatment for upper and lower teeth.
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Things you need to know before undergoing root canal treatment

MDS - Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Things you need to know before undergoing root canal treatment

Root canal treatment is an effective procedure which is used to treat a tooth whose pulp has been infected. The treatment helps to remove the elimination and further protects the tooth from future microbial attacks. Root canals are physical hollows in a tooth which naturally consists of nerves, blood vessels and other cellular beings.

Learning about Root Canal Treatment-

Before one decides to go for root canal treatment, it is important to realize that this method is useful for preserving a dead tooth, not to save one. So, why does one keep the old tooth which is beyond repair? One can pull out the dead tooth and fill the gap with an implant along with an artificial tooth. However, the main reason for doing this is because it is much simpler than an implant. Even though the old tooth is dead, one can immensely benefit from keeping it as its structure will help you to chew food and talk properly.

In root canal therapy, the doctor cuts off the infected nerve tissue inside the tooth so as to prevent it from infecting the rest of the tooth. But there are consequences of root canal therapy as well. A root canal procedure makes the tooth brittle and much more fracture prone. This is because the inside of the tooth has been removed leaving the outside shell dry and brittle. This is why a root canal therapy often involves a second procedure called crown. A root canaled tooth needs to be protected because the tissue inside of it has been removed. Here comes the crown. The crown is a strong outer covering which is even stronger than the enamel which preserves the structure of the tooth thus preventing fractures.

Failure to undergo permanent restoration placement by the dentist after root canal treatment within next few weeks may result in failure of the root canal treatment due to decay, infection, tooth fracture and/or loss of the tooth structure.

Factors Determining the Success of Root Canal Treatment-

A root canal therapy is an attempt at saving the remains of your tooth. However, sometimes the damage is too much or the enamel is too brittle to withstand the procedure. These factors may cause the loss of a tooth.

Many factors contribute to the success of root canal treatment and not all factors can be determined in advance. Some of the factors are:

  1. individual resistance to infection.
  2. the size, shape and location of the canals.

A case may be more difficult if the tooth has blocked, curved, or narrow canals. The treatment may not relieve the symptoms and treatment can sometimes fail for unexplained reasons. If treatment fails, other procedures (including re-treatment or surgery) may be necessary to retain the tooth, or it may have to be extracted. During and after treatment, the patient may experience some pain or discomfort, swelling, bleeding and loosening of dental restorations and may also need antibiotics to treat any associated infections.

Another factor in this method is the development of an abscess near the root of the tooth if some of the infection remains back or if the antibiotics are not effective enough. Root canal instruments sometimes separate (break) inside the canal which may or may not effect the prognosis. If the separated fragment cannot be retrieved, it may be sealed inside the root canal, or require additional treatment in the future.

Failure to undergo permanent restoration placement by the dentist after root canal treatment within next few weeks may fail if the root canal treatment, decay, infection, tooth fracture and/or loss of the tooth.

Alternative Techniques-

The alternative techniques to root canal therapy include either no treatment or tooth extraction. Tooth extraction may be followed by any prosthetic replacement procedure like dental implants or a removable denture. One can also fix a partial denture which is commonly called a bridge in medical terms.

Conducting no treatments is often accompanied by factors like occasional pains, infection and a possibility of deterioration in the dental infection such that the tooth will no longer be restorable. If a massive loss of tooth structure occurs, then extraction may be the only option.

Taking all factors into consideration, root canal therapy is a very effective method for removing dental infection and is the best possible method in the field.

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I had pain on my left top corner of my upper jaw. What's the reason. Please give me solution.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I had pain on my left top corner of my upper jaw. What's the reason. Please give me solution.
If filling is needed and than get it filled. It can only be checked by examining the tooth and radiograph will clear the actual reason for pain. Go for treatment and consult dental surgeon.
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I am starting to loose all my teeth and they are also bleeding very heavily what to do to get relief from this?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am starting to loose all my teeth and they are also bleeding very heavily what to do to get relief from this?
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. Limit sugary food to avoid tooth decay. 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. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months.
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I am 67 years old. My upper tooth in last have some gap. Doctor said if you fill this gap then pus will form. Please guide.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 67 years old. My upper tooth in last have some gap. Doctor said if you fill this gap then pus will form. Please ...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray) to decide upon treatment. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. Limit sugary food to avoid tooth decay. 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. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months.
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I am 25 year old male, and I have mouth ulcer problem since 6 month. What should I do?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi there are various reasons for mouth ulcers it could be because of spicy food, medications, bad digestion, eating hard food etc. You have go for a professional check up to get the exact cause and solution for the same.
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Does root canal treatment can cause cancer? read somewere and we are scared to go for rct please advice.

Internationally Certified Practitioner for ClearPath Orthodontics, BDS, Advanced Aesthetics, The Advanced General Dentistry Training Programme
Dentist, Kolkata
No, it is not proven anywhere. It is just a hypothesis, if you search on google" rct safe, you will get n number of papers saying it is safe.
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I am 26 years old just I'm facing problem with teeth (Tooth Sensitivity). Can you let me know solution on this.

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
I am 26 years old just I'm facing problem with teeth (Tooth Sensitivity). Can you let me know solution on this.
Sensitive tooth can b because of cavity or enamel wear off. For cavity problem visit your dentist meantime toothpaste for sensitivity will b helpful.
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I've recently noticed that my two front teeth are being pushed forward more and more, the one on the left much worse, and was wondering why this is happening since they did not use to be like this? What can be done to fix them and is there anything that I can do at home myself? How can I stop my two front teeth from being pushed out anymore. Is there any faster way to treat them.

FDSRCS, MOrth RCS, MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Sonipat
I've recently noticed that my two front teeth are being pushed forward more and more, the one on the left much worse,...
This may due to many reasons like poor periodontal support, deep bite, traumatic bite etc. Better to visit dentist. U may require orthodontic intervention.
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My brush two times a day but my teeth are yellow so what I have to do to make it white?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My brush two times a day but my teeth are yellow so what I have to do to make it white?
All individuals requires scaling (cleaning) to be done atleast once in 6 months to maintain our oral hygiene clean. Our toothbrush is not much finely designed to clean all the plaque and calculi in the interdental areas of the teeth, which is the area where most of the calculus accumulate much and has to be removed regularly using scalers by the dentist.
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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 am getting bad smell from my mouth when speak to someone so what to do to get rid of this?

BDS, FOI, MDS - Orthodontics, FPFA, Ph.D.
Dentist, Ahmedabad
I am getting bad smell from my mouth when speak to someone so what to do to get rid of this?
There are many reasons for that but one of the main reason is gum disease. So visit dentist for scalling.
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How can I clean my teeth clearly? There is a bleeding in my teeth's while brushing.

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
How can I clean my teeth clearly?
There is a bleeding in my teeth's while brushing.
u cannot clean it urself and stop the bleeding.Cause of bleeding is deposition of food deposits in the gums that needs to be cleaned by a dentist.
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My teeth have lost its whiteness. They have turned yellowish in colour. I brush daily daily using X-TAR toothpaste but there is no change in the colour. Please provide some tips to remove yellowish colour in teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
My teeth have lost its whiteness. They have turned yellowish in colour. I brush daily daily using X-TAR toothpaste bu...
If the natural color of your teeth is yellow then only bleaching can help. But depends wether your teeth r suitable for the procedure or not. Secondly if the yellowish stains r present then scaling followed by polishing will sort out your problem.
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I was having tobacco habit due to that my teeth became red now I quit the habit but now also they are red n gums are week can I have sone suggestion to clean my teeth n make strong the gums.

BDS
Dentist, Jabalpur
I was having tobacco habit due to that my teeth became red now I quit the habit but now also they are red n gums are ...
You can have your scaling done by a dental surgeon. It will remove your pan and tobacco stain on teeth. After which you can brush your teeth regularly to maintain your oral health.
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