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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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The root canal treatment is best for teeth yes or not.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist,
Hi, root canal treatment is required in certain situation when the cavity is very deep. You need to go for a professional check up to figure out if the root canal procedure is best solution for your teeth.
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The Silent Signs of Gum Disease

MDS , BDS
Dentist, Delhi
The Silent Signs of Gum Disease

Overall oral health consists of health of both the soft and the hard tissues in the mouth. While teeth are the hard tissues, the soft tissues include the lips, tongue, cheek, palate, and most importantly the gums. The gums or the periodontium (perio - around, dont - tooth) surrounds the tooth and provides nutritional support and structural support with its connective tissue. The gums are the unsung heroes in maintaining a healthy set of teeth.

It is common observation that dental decay is more attended to than gum disease.  The symptoms associated with decay, be it discoloration, food lodgment, sensitivity, and sometimes pain are a lot more demanding.

The bad news is that the same bacteria have a harmful effect on the gums too. The good news is that gum disease also (like tooth decay), takes time to develop. The bacteria in the mouth and the plaque are the main initiators of gum disease too. It is more innocuous and not immediately attended to, sometime even gets ignored for years until it become severe and mandates treatment. Certain medical conditions like pregnancy, diabetes, stroke, etc., lead to greater severity of the gum disease.

Chronic gum or periodontal disease, if left untreated, can even lead to multiple tooth loss and require dentures much earlier than required. It is not difficult to diagnose gum disease as the symptoms are quite easy to identify, including

  • Red, swollen, or painful gums:  As with any infection, redness and swelling and pain are the first symptoms of gum disease too.
  • Spontaneous bleeding of gums: The gums can look spongy and puffed and can sometimes bleed without even a touch
  • Chronic bad breath: The bacteria are constantly acting on the food debris to produce acid, leading to a bad breath (halitosis)
  • Pressure on the gums can produce pus: Cumulative infection can lead to gingival abscess
  • Bad taste in the mouth: If there is an abscess, it will discharge pus into the mouth, leading to this metallic taste
  • Gingival recession, where the tooth appears to have grown longer. The gum line recedes from its original place, exposing more of the tooth.  This also causes greater sensitivity, especially to hot or cold foods
  • Slight loosening of the teeth (in severe cases) as the fibers loosen their hold around the tooth.
  • Painful chewing, it puts extra pressure on the fibers of the periodontium.

Some people are more prone for gum disease than others. The risk factors include smoking, increased 
female hormones, and chronic illnesses like diabetes and cancer.

Management: Regular visits to the dentist can help identify these at an early stage and manage both progression and severity. Additionally, managing risk factors like smoking and chronic illnesses also is helpful.

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What should I do for whitening my teeth, I smoke 3 to 4 cigarettes per day.

BDS
Dentist,
You can get cleaninig /polishing done by dentist. Or else if you still dont like the shade of teeth the bleaching of teeth.
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I have got a broken teeth.( front right second one. Can i make it done? what will be the cost?

BDS
Dentist,
If any discolouration or pain then get rct done n put a crown (cap) on it.If no pain n dissolution the make sure that the pulp is not exposed n cap it.
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My teeth are lucking yellow please help me.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist,
Hi, you need to get a professional cleaning done. If that does not help then you may go for teeth whitening.
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How to whiten my teeth?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist,
Hi, there are various method / products available to whiten teeth. The most effective is in-office whitening done by a dental professional. It's usually a one hour procedure in which whitening gel will apply to the teeth and activate by whitening light for 10 to 15 minutes. 2 or 3 such sessions may required.
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I am 23 years old. I am a student. In 8 months before I do the root canal process in my one teeth due to hard pain. But still the problem remaining. What is the next option.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 23 years old. I am a student. In 8 months before I do the root canal process in my one teeth due to hard pain. B...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need re root canal treatment. You may consult me in person too. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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.
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My teeth are very yellowish from inside where I cannot brush even. Otherwise I have no problem till now. Pls suggest how to take care of them and to clean them from inside. Thanks.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
My teeth are very yellowish from inside where I cannot brush even. Otherwise I have no problem till now. Pls suggest ...
You can have an appointment with dentist and get it cleaned-up. It will be alright. Do not worry. Take care. :)
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All of a sudden my tooth became very sensitive feels like they are raw and unprotected. I would like to tell you that I swim daily and yesterday I took a lot of water inside my mouth and since then almost all my teeth are getting sensitive. Please help!

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
All of a sudden my tooth became very sensitive feels like they are raw and unprotected. I would like to tell you that...
Seems u have taken some thing acidic if u can send a pic of inside will b better if not u may use GC TOOTH MOUSSE TWICE DAILY for local application
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My teeth remain yellow even though I brush twice a day. There is some yellowish white thick layer that forms on the tooth. Over that my gums bleed when I brush. Please assist!

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
My teeth remain yellow even though I brush twice a day. There is some yellowish white thick layer that forms on the t...
Hi, you need to clean your teeth by a dentist. May be ther is calculus and plaque deposit. So confidently get cleaning done.
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Post root canal treatment instruction - 1st Sitting

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
Post root canal treatment instruction - 1st Sitting

1. After 1st sitting is completed, temporary filling is given so be gentle in chewing from that side whithin that tooth as it is quite brittle.

2. You may eat when numbness worn off.(1.5-2 hrs)

3. After 1st sitting, you might face problem of ulceration, than you would be prescribed with reliving gel, apply it with cotton applicator tip.(you can use ear bud)

4. If your tooth was in pain prior to treatment, it may take few days for tooth to heal pain to be relived.

5. If your tooth was not in pain prior to treatment, your tooth may be quite sore for a few days after appointment, this soreness/pain will relieved with time, it may take as much as seven-ten days.

6. Take medicine on time complete the course, if you stop taking it your tooth may become infected.

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There is bleeding going on from my gums while brushing my teeth why it's so? Please advise.

B.D.S
Dentist, Jaipur
There is bleeding going on from my gums while brushing my teeth why it's so? Please advise.
hello.. you have gum problem known as gingivitis a condition which causes the bleeding gums. you need dental scaling done by dentist. Warm saline gargle will help in reduced bleeding. Thank You DrJagrati
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How I cleaning yellow teeth of my 2 years child if brushing she swallowed tooth paste i'm so worried about that.

MDS-Pedodontist
Dentist, Greater Noida
How I cleaning yellow teeth of my 2 years child if brushing she swallowed tooth paste i'm so worried about that.
Your concern is quite valid, that's why you need to get counselled for right brushing approach for your small child so that you can provide him/her best care. A child specialist in dentistry would be the best person to guide for same.
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My teeth has become red as I was having pan masala now I want to make it white how can i?

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
My teeth has become red as I was having pan masala now I want to make it white how can i?
red color is due to stains present on your teeth. You need to get it removed either by brushing with a good whitening paste or professionally by a dentist.
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My Mom is 48 years now and she is diabetic. She is suffering from severe tooth ache and is deprived of sleep every night. We have visited many dentists and all of them are scared to operate on her tooth due to her diabetic condition. Can you please provide a solution to this problem. Thank you.

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
My Mom is 48 years now and she is diabetic. She is suffering from severe tooth ache and is deprived of sleep every ni...
Diabetes is under control then tt can b done. First control diabetes and ask your physician to give medication for controlling diabetes then dental tt can b done without any complications.
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Too much burning senstion and pain inthe mouth apart from severe pain while swalloing due to concurrent chemo and radiation for squamous cell carcinoma.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Too much burning senstion and pain inthe mouth apart from severe pain while swalloing due to concurrent chemo and rad...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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.
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I am 30 years old female am suffering from mouth ulcers for last 3 weeks what should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
You may be having indigestion problem Get your stool examined. Take one tablet of multivitamin daily and apply gelora or zytee gel. Consult doctor if no relief
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Doctor, my teeth is uneven. What should I do to make my teeth even. Does it effect to nervous system?

FDSRCS, MOrth RCS, MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Sonipat
Doctor, my teeth is uneven. What should I do to make my teeth even. Does it effect to nervous system?
You have to go for orthodontic treatment. Better to consult some qualified orthodontist. Generally it does not effect nervous system.
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MDS, BDS
Dentist, Panchkula
Non-Steriodal Anti-Inflammatory medications like Ibuprofen and Naproxen are the most common recommendations to be taken before and after the root canal treatment. However, every patient should consult a dentist as medical conditions for taking these medicines may vary.
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I am suffering from tooth since 2y I have taken medicine from several dentist. But till date it is existing. What can I do for it?

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I am suffering from tooth since 2y I have taken medicine from several dentist. But till date it is existing. What can...
Hello, you can do salt water rinses but this will give you a temporary relief. Pain could be because of cavity or infection to roots. Visit a dentist and get it checked. If there is a cavity get it filled or if there is an infection get it treated.
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