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Dr. Shivaprakash

BDS, Certificate course in cosmetic dentistry

Dentist, Bangalore

19 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
Dr. Shivaprakash BDS, Certificate course in cosmetic dentistry Dentist, Bangalore
19 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic  ·  ₹ online
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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 trusted Dentist in St.John's Hospital, Bangalore. He has been a successful Dentist for the last 19 years. He is a qualified BDS, Certificate course in cosmetic dentistry. You can visit him at Vidya Dental Care in St.John's Hospital, Bangalore. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shivaprakash on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - sharavathi dental college - 1997
Certificate course in cosmetic dentistry - New York University: External Affairs - 2001
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I am a housewife and I am getting sensitiveness in my teeth and gums wheel eating sweets or consuming any thing and teeth are become weak.

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I am a housewife and I am getting sensitiveness in my teeth and gums wheel eating sweets or consuming any thing and t...
The type of treatment you have for toothache /sensitivity/swelling will depend on the cause of the pain, so your dentist will examine your mouth and may carry out an X-ray to try to identify the problem. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling is caused by tooth decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling is caused by a loose or broken filling, the filling will be taken out, any decay will be removed and a new filling put in place. •If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need root canal treatment. This procedure involves removing the infected pulp and then inserting a special type of filling to seal the tooth and prevent re-infection. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling can't be treated using these methods, or if your tooth is impacted (wedged between another tooth and your jaw), it may need to be removed.

How to keep our teeth free of cavities germs and sensitivity without any harmful cause to them.

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How to keep our teeth free of cavities germs and sensitivity without any harmful cause to them.
Brush your teeth twice a day, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush. Floss your teeth inter dentally once a day. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months. Consume a healthy diet rich in vegetables and lean protein. Reduce your intake of sugary foods and beverages. Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. Drink plenty of fluoridated tap water. Drink not consume alcohol drinks. Don’t smoke. Check your mouth regularly for any unusual sores and lesions. Visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and have regular thorough dental check-ups where your dentist will look at the health of both your teeth and your mouth Most importantly, do not delay seeking immediate advice from a dentist or medical professional if you notice any unusual symptoms or sores on your lips or in your mouth.
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I loke brushing my teeth. I brush for nearly 10 minutes. Is it good to do so? I usually use patanjali dant kanti toothpaste. One of my friends told that you should not brush for more than two minutes because it might lead to removal of something called "enamel" Please assist!

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I loke brushing my teeth. I brush for nearly 10 minutes. Is it good to do so? I usually use patanjali dant kanti toot...
Lybrate-user, the aim of brushing is to clean your teeth. It all depends on how diligently you are brushing your teeth. You may brush for ten minutes and still not clean your teeth properly. Use a proper recommended brushing technique and make sure you are brushing each surface of each tooth 3 to 4 times.

Im suffering from mouth wound. Twice in a month due to lack of vitamin c. What should I do to avoid it? Suggest some points.

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Im suffering from mouth wound. Twice in a month due to lack of vitamin c. What should I do to avoid it? Suggest some ...
Hello lybrate-user, you have mouth ulcers, which are due to vitamin deficiencies, so you can take tab. Vitamin c 500 mg daily, tab. Vitamin a (arovit) once daily and tab folic acid twice a day. And apply locally glycerine, your mouth ulcers will be cured. Good luck and take care.
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Hi I have dental problem, regarding to bad breath. I have observed smell coming from my teeth. Please give a solution. Thank you.

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I have dental problem, regarding to bad breath. I have observed smell coming from my teeth.
Please give a solution...
•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.

After eating, if I will not clean my teeth then after what time decay will start in teeth. after eating what should I do for cleaning of my teeth fully I have teeth decay and bed smell so how to remove full decay and be free from bed smell.

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brushing within 30 mins of eating anything is important. whatever bad effect tooth has to do on your teeth will do in the first half an hour
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I feel pain in one of my teeth when I eat chocolate or drinking ice water. what would be the cause and suggestion to get rid of it?

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I feel pain in one of my teeth when I eat chocolate or drinking ice water. what would be the cause and suggestion to ...
Hi, teeth have a protective layer called enamel with age the enamel wears off and become thin which causes to become teeth sensitive to cold and hot. You need to get a professional check up done to know the exact cause and solution of your problem. Regards

Hi DOCTOR, My Age is 21 I am having wound in Mouth (white color) weekly once i.e.MOUTH ULCER. For this I am taking B-Complex vitamin tablet. But, it is like temporary treatment. I want the permanent solution for this issue am waiting for your valuable consultation. Please help me out from this issue. Kindly revert as soon as possible.

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lybrate-user first of all you have to understand the cause of ulcers in mouth and it is Hurry Worry and curry therefore avoid these three factors. Mouth ulcers — also known as canker sores — are normally small, painful lesions that develop in your mouth or at the base of your gums. They can make eating, drinking, and talking uncomfortable You can take steps to reduce the occurrence of mouth ulcers. Avoiding foods that irritate your mouth can be helpful. That includes acidic fruits like pineapple, grapefruit, oranges, or lemon, as well as nuts, chips, or anything spicy. Instead, choose whole grains and alkaline (nonacidic) fruits and vegetables. Eat a healthy, well-balanced diet and take a daily multi-vitamin. Using a rinse of saltwater and baking soda placing milk of magnesia on the mouth ulcer covering mouth ulcers with baking soda paste using over-the-counter benzocaine (topical anesthetic) products like Orajel or Anbesol applying ice to canker sores using mouth rinse that contains a steroid to reduce pain and swelling using topical pastes taking nutritional supplements like folic acid, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, and zinc. This should make you free from ulcers .good luck have comfortable time.
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Hi I am a 33 years old female having a severe mouth odour problem. Whenever I visit a dentist. I am asked to get a cleanup and polishing done. After that the odour is not there for 2-3 days. Then again the same foul odour. I do brush properly. Is there any particular product which would treat the problem completely. Is electronic brush safe for use. Treatment. Then again the same ussue

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Electronic brush are safe to use, please maintain your oral hygiene and brush twice daily and do hydrogen per oxide rinse and mouth wash apply sensoform gum paint twice a day.
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I want white teeth I brush twice a day but yet my teeth are not that white What to do?

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I want white teeth I brush twice a day but yet my teeth are not that white What to do?
Advise deep cleaning, polishing, whitening (bleaching) procedures, artificial enamel filling or capping. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use Snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. 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. Cause of discoloration – Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics.

Dear Dr, I travel to much for my work purpose, because of that I suffer body pain daily. I also have bad breath and week teeth issue, for strong bone and for strong teeth what food you suggest for me.

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Dear Dr,
I travel to much for my work purpose, because of that I suffer body pain daily. I also have bad breath and w...
Dear lybrate-user your food should be rich in nutritional value consisting of right amount of vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates and proteins. For strong bones and teeth take good amount of calcium. Also consult your nearby dentist for professional cleaning of your teeth and gums.
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Is cavity very dangerous syndrome?

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Syndrome! cavitation is an isolated localised disease process which is mostly related to your food habits. It is not a part of any syndrome and dangerous only if you neglect in early stages.

I am 54 years old, I am suffering from teeth pain, top right side lost teeth, yesterday done root canal treatment, but pain not much more less. What is the pain reliaf immediately.

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Hi, you can take a pain killer to get relief from pain. Without checking you clinically we can't advise you. If you could send some pictures or x-rays or come for a consultation (free of cost) then we are in better position to comment.

I am facing canker sores on gums. Doctor told me its bcoz of vit B12 deficiency. What should I do to stop them reoccurring? They appears monthly and get recovered themselves. Kindly help me to get rid of this.

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I am facing canker sores on gums. Doctor told me its bcoz of vit B12 deficiency. What should I do to stop them reoccu...
Eat lot of fruits & green leafy vegetables & drink plenty of water. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need coronoplasty (smoothen teeth edges) along with t. Rebagen 10, morning one tab & one at night for 5 days, c. Becosules 5 cap, for five days in the morning after meals. Hexigel ointment on the area of ulcer. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. 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.

I visited my friends uncle who is a dentist. He told me I have a underbite and cross bite. What should I do? I don't want to go for braces etc.

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I visited my friends uncle who is a dentist. He told me I have a underbite and cross bite. What should I do? I don't ...
Hello, under bite and cross bite cannot be corrected without Orthodontic treatment. It would be good if you undergo a Orthodontic (braces) treatment.
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I have white mole on my tongue at the end. Nd my tongue is also rough (white in colour). Sides of my tongue are red with small mole. What is that. M really in trouble to know this problem. There is no pain.

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I have white mole on my tongue at the end. Nd my tongue is also rough (white in colour). Sides of my tongue are red w...
Hi Aru . Would need a biopsy report to check if it's a fungal infection or something else. Only then can we treat it

How can I whiten my teeth if its not anymore white its yellow color n disattract people by teeth how can I cure it. Any home remedies without going to any dental clinic?

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How can I whiten my teeth if its not anymore white its yellow color n disattract people by teeth how can I cure it. A...
Home remedies are not safe citric acid of lemon wil chelate enamel making surface rough which will attract more plaque and calculus in long term the polish is lost and sensitivity begins. Its safe to get bleaching of teeth by a qualified cosmetic dentist.
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I have mouth ulser, from past 8 days I am facing this problem. Please advise.

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Hi, there are various reasons for mouth ulcers it could be because of spicy food, medications, bad digestion, eating hard food etc. You can go for professional check up to get the exact cause and solution for the same.
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My son is 2 years old. His is very weak and his teeth are becoming black and getting cavities. Also he is not eating anything means not getting hungry. But he is quite active. Please let me know what may be the reason?

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My son is 2 years old. His is very weak and his teeth are becoming black and getting cavities. Also he is not eating ...
Its called nursing bottle caries or could be rampant caries. After feeding the child the milk will be in the mouth leading to cavity. Make the child drink some water to wash away the milk. However once cavity occurs it requires proper management. Prefer to go to a pedodontist a dentist specialist for children.

I am 28 Years Old, My Teeth are becoming Yellow day by day which I have never faced until now. I wash my mouth after having any eatable.

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I am 28 Years Old, My Teeth are becoming Yellow day by day which I have never faced until now. I wash my mouth after ...
You must be having some food habits which stain your teeth. Your rinsing may not be adequate your brushing technique may not be good. Consult a dentist soon. Your prob will be solved.
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