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Dr. Shivakumar Ks

BDS

Dentist, Bangalore

12 Years Experience
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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. Shivakumar Ks is a trusted Dentist in Yelahanka, Bangalore. He has been a successful Dentist for the last 12 years. He is a qualified BDS . He is currently practising at Microcare Dental Clinic in Yelahanka, Bangalore. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shivakumar Ks on Lybrate.com.

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Education
BDS - KLE Societys Institute of Dental Sciences,Bangalore - 2006
Languages spoken
English

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#81, 8Th Main, 1St Floor, Kalappa Building, Attur Layout, Yelahanka. Landmark: Opp. To Puravankara Apartments.Bangalore Get Directions
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The tooth of which I have taken rct treatment but couldn't complete has turned black. What does it mean and what should I do? What would be the cost if any treatment has to be done?

BDS
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
The tooth of which I have taken rct treatment but couldn't complete has turned black. What does it mean and what shou...
Turning black means d tooth is non vital now i. E dead. So you should see a dentist and get the rct completed along with a cap and d treatment cost depends on what all procedures have to be done and every dentist charge differently.
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I am 27years old male and I have bad breath problem so long please kindly suggest me now.

BDS
Dentist, Ujjain
I am 27years old male and I have bad breath problem so long please kindly suggest me now.
Bad breath is due to improper oral hygiene, consult your nearest dentist for scaling and maintain proper oral hygiene by brushing twice daily and use good mouthwash.
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Use of Fluoride Products for Teeth

Certified Implantologist, Aesthetic , BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Use of Fluoride Products for Teeth

Fluoride products for the teeth have immense importance in dentistry. Fluoride is one such chemical, the balance of which is highly required for strong and healthy teeth. However, there is an optimum amount of fluoride needed for teeth. Anything lesser than that or greater than that can cause harm and serious teeth and gum problems and tooth decay. The best option, therefore, is to get a fluoride based toothpaste or mouthwash, which will keep on providing the teeth with the optimum quantity of its daily dose of fluoride.

The benefits of fluoride products:
Before delving into the types of fluoride products available, let's have a look at the benefits of fluoride on teeth. Fluorides actually save the teeth from dental caries. It happens such that fluoride makes a certain mineral bonding on the teeth which is called fluorapatite. This is not normally found in human teeth, but when teeth damage is done, then to heal it fast this compound is needed to repair the damages. This adds to the mineral bonding in the teeth and strengthens the teeth.  

The fluoride products:
The various fluoride based products, which you may use are as follows:

  1. Fluoridated water: Fluoridating water is a simple process where the optimum amount of fluoride is mixed with drinking water so that drinking the water automatically keeps on adding fluoride to the body and keeps in contact with teeth. This therapy alone is enough and needs no more therapies generally. But not all water reserves contain this, and it's not possible to add fluorides to all water reserves. That is why the other fluoride treatments are needed.
  2. Fluoride toothpaste: This is one of the most common forms for fluoride treatments. Every common daily use toothpaste contains a 0.22 to 0.312 percent of fluoride, and this is highly beneficial to the teeth for healing of decay and fast repairs. It lets the teeth get stronger. 
  3. Mouth Rinses: Fluoride mouth rinses are an option. The sodium fluorides commonly used in the rinses are used in small amounts in the product which is used just like toothpaste and washed off.
  4. Fluoride foams and gels: The foam and gel are used when the teeth of the child or adult are under high risk of cavities. The foam or gel is rubbed on the teeth, and kept for a while and then washed off. The typical application time is 30 minutes. 
  5. Varnishes: The fluoride varnishes are just like gels, and they are also used on the tooth surface similarly. It's the choice of the dentist or patient as to which one they want to go with. Besides, these slow fluoride releasing devices, medical supplements and lozenges are also there, which slowly release the optimum amount of fluorides to keep the teeth strong and healing.
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Hello doctor I have undergone for cap fixation for two teeth so what type of precautions I need to take and for how many days I need to go for check up. Please let me know the details and its complications. Thank you.

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Homeopath, Faridabad
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I have undergone for cap fixation for two teeth so what type of precautions I need to take and for how m...
Hello. You will have to maintain oral hygiene for your whole life, brush your teeth twice daily (in morning and at night). Consult a dentist for more advice on this.
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Dentist, Thanjavur
By using a wire brush, gently clean between brackets (under the wires) to get the plaque off. It is very necessary to keep the mouth free from plaque during the orthodontic treatment.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Smoking or consuming smokeless tobacco is very harmful for your teeth. It can lead to various oral diseases like oral cancer, gingivitis, periodontitis and tooth decay. 
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I have developed small bulge like structure in my mouth near molar teeth of left side. And I can feel very bad smell. And gums of that teeth have become somewhat loose Also a white material is produced. Is it the indication of tooth decay or plaque development? How can I reverse it or avoid it and get rid off of bad smell?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have developed small bulge like structure in my mouth near molar teeth of left side.
And I can feel very bad smell....
A small bulge like structure near the molar tooth can be a dental abscess either of tooth or of gum origin. Please get your teeth thoroughly examined as you may be in need of a cleaning or some treatment for your tooth. Commonly such abscess or bulge as you call it will result from a infected tooth which has been infected due to a cavity formation in the tooth.
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I have pain in my right lower back tooth region since one month n I have hot n cold sensitivity since 2 yrs.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I have pain in my right lower back tooth region since one month n I have hot n cold sensitivity since 2 yrs.
Most probably you have a cavity in that tooth. Just consult a dentist. U might have to go for root canal treatment.
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How we make our teeth white please give me tips my teeth are yellow what I do. Any gel. colgate.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
How we make our teeth white please give me tips my teeth are yellow what I do. Any gel. colgate.
Apply SNOWDENT paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min .Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results. You may consult me in person.
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What is the reason for mouth ulcer Give me an effective ayurvedic or Homoeo medicine.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
What is the reason for mouth ulcer Give me an effective ayurvedic or Homoeo medicine.
Mouth ulcer is most commonly caused by poor diet, nutritional deficiency, constipation or excessive stress. You need to start taking multi vitamins. Avoid junk food avoid excessive stress. Avoid too hot and spicy food.
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