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Dr. Shivaprakash

Dentist, Bangalore

Dr. Shivaprakash Dentist, Bangalore
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Shivaprakash is a renowned Dentist in Hosur Road, Bangalore. You can consult Dr. Shivaprakash at Shakthi Dental Clinic in Hosur Road, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Shivaprakash on Lybrate.com.

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Importance of Teeth

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Pune
Importance of Teeth

The Cause of Indigestion could be absence of HEALTHY TEETH.. !!

Get yourself checked.

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I am 23 year old male, I wanted to know weather root canal technology will help me to overcome my gum problem in teeth. Pls provide the best method to prevent tooth decay.

DNB (Oral Surgeon), BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I am 23 year old male, I wanted to know weather root canal technology will help me to overcome my gum problem in teet...
Gum problem is different root canal treatment is different it saves the tooth and gums treatment is different to some extent infection in gums ar cleared after root canal.
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I hv ylow teeth. M thnkng to go fa scaling n polishing. N if results r nt good. Thn I wl go fa bleaching. Is it ok? Sugest me.

MDS Pedodontics
Dentist, Mangalore
I hv ylow teeth. M thnkng to go fa scaling n polishing. N if results r nt good. Thn I wl go fa bleaching. Is it ok? S...
Our teeth is naturally yellowish in colour (bright white teeth is misconception) surface deposits, if present, can make teeth look more yellowish and can be cleared with scaling and polishing. If your still unhappy then bleaching will help in whitening the teeth.
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In my mouth some problem and bleeding in my mouth what I should do. Please suggests me some advice.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
In my mouth some problem and bleeding in my mouth what I should do. Please suggests me some advice.
Visit a dentist near you for scaling and polishing of teeth. This will help you to maintain good oral hygiene.
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BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Hi, to all dental phobic patients dental treatments are not painful and not risky compared to other treatments what we take, my only request is keep minimal knowledge of ur teeth when u people have any dental problem and visit a dentist , the dentist tells u the treatment take a day time and find the complete treatment details on Google this take little pain for you but don't u feel gettng a wrong treatment blindly done taking this little pain is better, though iam dentist I tell to all the patients that there r many dentists who do wrong treatments just for money, in this way I want to tell all dentists that there r dental phobic patients increasing and patients r loosing hope on dentists. The patients are paying money for there treatment so a simple honest treatment is necessary with correct diagnosis.
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
Our teeth perform the most important function - of chewing food. If they are used for other purposes such as cracking nuts, removing bottle tops or ripping open packaging, it can lead to chipped or broken teeth.

Hi Sir, mere teeth me kabhi kabhi dard hota hai or khoon bhi nikalta hai. Kya kerna chahiye? Please advise.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi Sir, mere teeth me kabhi kabhi dard hota hai or khoon bhi nikalta hai. Kya kerna chahiye? Please advise.
Hi there are various reasons for bleeding gums like poor oral hygiene, vitamin deficiency, physical injury to gums, hormonal changes, medications etc. You have to visit a dentist for professional cleaning and check-up to know the exact cause and solution of your problem.
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Mouth Sores - Could They Be More Than Just a Sore!

Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Kolkata
Mouth Sores - Could They Be More Than Just a Sore!

Small painful mouth sores can be anywhere in the mouth lips, soft palate, hard palate, cheeks, gum base, tongue and even on the roof of the mouth. When situated  inside the mouth, they can cause pain during eating or swallowing, especially with hot or spicy foods. A bigger cause for concern is that these mouth sores or mouth ulcers or canker sores could be an indication of an underlying health condition. A lot of chronic diseases, including HIV, herpes, and syphilis, manifest themselves as mouth sores. The following are some of the health conditions to watch out for when you have mouth sores. Each disease has characteristic appearance and so very often are easy to identify.

1. Herpes simplex (HSV1): The herpes simplex virus causes sores on the lips only which are usually painful with red blisters that last about 10 to 14 days. These are caused by herpes simplex virus type 1 and the sores appear about 20 days after contracting the virus. Also, once they enter the system, they can cause recurrent attacks especially when the immunity is low.

2. Canker sore: The most common type of mouth ulcer, they are also known as aphthous ulcers and are usually seen on the soft tissues of the mouth (not the hard palate or the gum base). These are generally innocuous and heal within 5 to 7 days. Do reach out for medical help if there are more than 5 to 6 bouts of canker sores in a year.

3. Oral thrush: Also known as candidiasis, this is where there are whitish lesions on the tongue and the insides of the mouth. Candida is a fungus that is normally present in the mouth, but when the immune system is weakened, it can lead to an infection, orally manifested as white lesions. These are typical and appear in toddlers and in patients with anemia, diabetes, HIV/AIDS, or cancer patients on chemotherapy.

4. HIV/AIDS: Another disease which first can be diagnosed in the mouth is HIV/AIDS. In the first stages of infection, known as acute retroviral syndrome, where the first symptoms of the disease begin to manifest, oral ulcers are one of the first symptoms. With the other associated symptoms, more workup for diagnosis should be done followed by appropriate treatment.

5. Oral cancers: The lining of the inside of the mouth can develop cancer and usually it appears in the form of chronic non healing ulcer that just does not go away. Seen anywhere in the mouth, nonhealing ulcers are a cause for concern and should be investigated and treated.

As seen above, mouth sores may be harmless often, but in some cases, may have something more to tell about the health in some cases. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a dermatologist.

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I have a foul smell every time I woke up from sleep. And sometimes after not eating for 2-3 hrs my mouth smells bad. I brush twice. What should I do?

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I have a foul smell every time I woke up from sleep. And sometimes after not eating for 2-3 hrs my mouth smells bad. ...
Brushing at night is a must. If any food remains ,mouth will smell in the morn. Yes smell can come from stomach too. If you r fasting or not had water for long hours or during cold. Try to rinse with mouthwash at such times. Get your scaling n polishing done every 6 months to maintain good oral hygiene.
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I chew to much bettlenut and because of that my jaw was not open to much what can I do for it?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I chew to much bettlenut and because of that my jaw was not open to much what can I do for it?
Quit habits strictly. Seems like you have oral submucous fibrosis (OSMF). Kindly consult an oral & maxillo facial surgeon in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need conservative or surgical management for mouth opening depending upon the stage of OSMF .Advise full mouth opening, ballooning exercise & side to side movement of the jaw. Wrap 25 to 30 ice-cream sticks, make a bundle, put it between upper & lower front teeth for 15 minutes thrice a day increase 1 sticks each day.
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I am 21 years old male. My weight is 61 kg & height is 5'8. The problem which I suffering is bad smell from my mouth. I met 2 dentists. But they couldn't cure my problem. Even then couldn't recognise what was my problem and how to cure. I have a body odour problem also. I think there is a relation between bad smell from mouth and body odour. After bathing, within 1 hr bad smell is coming from body at armpits. Similarly after brush of my teeth within 10 minutes bad smell is coming from mouth. Please give the solution for my problem.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 21 years old male. My weight is 61 kg & height is 5'8. The problem which I suffering is bad smell from my mouth....
•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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Hi, I am facing lots of pain in my teeth right corner I think germs is there pls share some medical to recover.

BDS
Dentist,
Hi, I am facing lots of pain in my teeth right corner I think germs is there pls share some medical to recover.
Use painkiller when you have pain also use warm saline gargle thrice in day after 20 min of meal and blow air in your mouth 5 min in morning and also in evening.
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Dear Doctor, I have got yellow stains on my front tooth. But most sadly I have hard stone like elements deposited at the base of my every tooth. Please help me put with a proper solution to get rid of these stony substances and yellow stains as they looks really pathetic in public.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Dear Doctor,
I have got yellow stains on my front tooth. But most sadly I have hard stone like elements deposited at ...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations 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. 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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BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Toothpicks can be an alternative to use for flossing if dental floss is not available. Remember not to be too harsh while using it.

A rough layer has developed on my lips. I am not able to even open my mouth wider. Its dry and has tightened my lips. Its since last 1 week. Please please help me out. I am suffering alot.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
A rough layer has developed on my lips. I am not able to even open my mouth wider. Its dry and has tightened my lips....
If your using any food stuff containing arecanut or tobacco kindly quit. Use honey n turmeric to massage the area affected. Hyaluronidase n steroid injections help to heal better. Consult one dentist.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
While preparing for RCT:                                     Getting to know from a dentist if consuming an antibiotic medicine is advisable, as it can help in reducing the infection and swelling. 

Swelling near eyes just after elastic fitting for braces dental treatment. What should i do?

DNB (Oral Surgeon), BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Swelling near eyes just after elastic fitting for braces dental treatment. What should i do?
There may be canine infection due to which swelling under eye take taxim200 mg twice a day and chymaral plus twice a day after food
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I am 40 yrs old. And in 2012 I was diagnosed as a patient of apla. From till I am taking warfarin 5mg. But in these last three years I m having senstivity problem in my teeth. One by one I have gone for rct for 7 teeth. Still the problem is continuously coming in other teeth too. Is any connection of this with my disease & what is the remedy. Please guide me.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
I am 40 yrs old. And in 2012 I was diagnosed as a patient of apla. From till I am taking warfarin 5mg. But in these l...
No sensitivity of teeth is not related with the this disease. Use the vantage toothpaste twice in day may you get relive from the sensitivity.
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I have bad breath problem. I have tried two time brush, tongue clean, listerine mouthwash but problem is persist. Kindly advice.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
I have bad breath problem. I have tried two time brush, tongue clean, listerine mouthwash but problem is persist. Kin...
Bad breath is associated with periodontal problem. It seems you might be having periodontal problem. C/as pyorrhea. You need to get rid of it. It needs aggressive therapy. You need to make a habit of rinsing your mouth everytime you eat something and brush regularly (once in the morning before meals and once at night after dinner, add a mouthwash for better oral hygiene. If the problem persist, it would be better to consult a dentist personally for a more appropriate diagnosis. And accordingly the treatment can be tailored as per your diagnosis.
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Dear Dr. my 4 teeth were effected by germs so I get pain early morning while brush and also get blood from teeth so what to do.

BDS, Certified Endodontist, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Siliguri
Dear Dr. my 4 teeth were effected by germs so I get pain early morning while brush and also get blood from teeth so w...
The most common cause of bleeding gums is gingivitis which is caused by deposition of plaque and tartar on teeth Tartar is a very adherent substance which cannot be removed by normal brushing Get a Scaling procedure done which will definitely reduce the incidence of bleeding gums.
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