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Dr. Shobha

BDS

Dentist, Bangalore

12 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
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Dr. Shobha BDS Dentist, Bangalore
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To provide my patients with the highest quality healthcare, I'm dedicated to the newest advancements and keep up-to-date with the latest health care technologies....more
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Dr. Shobha is an experienced Dentist in HAL, Bangalore. She has over 12 years of experience as a Dentist. She has completed BDS . She is currently associated with Shobha Multi Speciality General Health And Dental Care Center in HAL, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Shobha and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - The Oxford dental College, Bangalore, - 2005
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Shobha Multi Speciality General Health And Dental Care Center

# 1/2, Begur Main Road, Adjacent To Jain Medicals, Bommanahalli. Landmark: Near Deccan StopBangalore Get Directions
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BDS
Dentist, Coimbatore
Consuming sugary food in a huge quantity can be harmful for the teeth as the bacteria present in dental plaque changes them into acids.

Guide for Oral Hygiene, Maintenance and Periodontal Health

BDS, PG Diploma In PG Advance Course Of Oral Implantology On New Generation Implants, PGDHHM
Dentist, Gurgaon
Guide for Oral Hygiene, Maintenance and Periodontal Health

While we all dream of a white set of pearly teeth that can be flashed off when we smile, in reality, there are lot of oral problems that do not allow you to do so. There could be stains on the teeth, swollen or bleeding gums, bad breath and the list goes on. All of these can be easily managed by following some regular oral hygiene practices. While most people do not realize, the gums hold the teeth in place and are very essential for overall dental and oral health.

  1. Brushing: A much despised activity, this is one habit that should start early in life and continued through life. The benefits of good brushing, practiced at least twice a day, cannot be underestimated. While it is advisable to brush with each meal that was soft and sticky, it may seem impractical. An alternate is to rinse off with each meal thoroughly to prevent sticking of foods to the teeth. Twice a day brushing is mandatory. Check with your doctor on the correct technique, to avoid damage to tooth structure.
  2. Rinses: Each meal should be followed by a thorough rinse to clear the tooth surfaces of foods that may stick to it and continue to cause damage. Where possible, an antibacterial mouth rinse should be used. If not, plain water is a good substitute.
  3. Flossing: While brushing takes care of the tooth surfaces, there are surfaces between the teeth which escape cleaning via brushing. Flossing is advisable for these areas and should be done at least once daily.
  4. Gum massage: After each brushing session, do a plain finger massage that will help in improving blood circulation and improve the health of gums.
  5. Fluoride: If you know that you are highly prone to caries, then using fluoridated toothpastes or fluoride pastes should be a good option to reduce incidence of caries.
  6. Scaling: A professional cleaning at a dental clinic at least once in 6 months is a must. This will help identify any early decay and also remove dirt and plaque from the tooth, leaving it healthy and free of infection.

The gums, as noted earlier, are extremely important to keep the teeth in place. Weakened gum health as indicated by swelling, bleeding, or redness should be immediately checked by a dentist and treated. The health of the periodontal fibers helps hold the teeth firmly in place. Damaged fibers can also lead to tooth mobility and eventual tooth loss. So, when gum disease is suspected, it is always advisable to visit a dentist and get them checked and cleaned if necessary.

These are some oral health practices which must be started early in life and followed religiously to get rich dividends. 

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Is it gud to keep water n Tulsi leaves in a copper glass overnight. N then drinking it the next morning prior brushing my teeth so that the good saliva enters my body?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Is it gud to keep water n Tulsi leaves in a copper glass overnight. N then drinking it the next morning prior brushin...
The prepared water solution is good for the body as it acts as an anti oxidant but can be drank at anytime of the day.
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Oral Health and Heart Disease

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Oral Health and Heart Disease
Take care of your oral health because.
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My lower jaw region is paining on the left side. The gums has been swelled up for 3 days. I am facing difficulty in eating, brushing etc. What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion.You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening procedures. 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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Usually dentists give plain water to wash your mouth to rinse after drilling cavities. But my dentist gives me green or blue coloured water to rinse. Can you tell me what is that blue or green coloured water and why is that used instead of plain water.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Dehradun
Usually dentists give plain water to wash your mouth to rinse after drilling cavities. But my dentist gives me green ...
Dear Lybrate user, Mouthrinses are used in dentistry for a number of reasons: to freshen breath, to prevent or control tooth decay, to reduce plaque formation on teeth and gums, to prevent or reduce gingivitis, or to deliver a combination of these effects. It is quite common for your dentist to give you blue or green colored water to rinse your mouth before the treatment procedure is started. A pre-procedural mouthwash serves an important function in infection control as numerous studies have demonstrated that mouthrinsing with an antimicrobial mouthwash can greatly reduce the number of viable microorganisms in the dental office which are usually spread during drilling cavities and scaling with ultrasonic scalars.
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My teeth are yellow in colour. And also some black spots. What I have to do to remove yellowish on my teeth?

Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
My teeth are yellow in colour. And also some black spots. What I have to do to remove yellowish on my teeth?
Hi lybrate-user. Yellowish teeth with black spots can be because of two reasons. Because I hav not seen your case clinically, I will tell you treatment for both. 1. First it may be because of deposits and stains on your teeth. Treatment for this is scaling. Very normal procedure for cleaning your teeth and gums. 2. Second, you might be suffering from dental fluorosis. For this you need to visit a good dentist and get the treatment procedure to get a beautiful white smile. Thank you.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
always rinse your mouth after you eat or drink anything. this goes a long in avoiding plaque build up and caries formation.

I am suffering my left side teeth getting pain so what medicine and what is treatment for this pain?

BDS, MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Mumbai
I am suffering my left side teeth getting pain so what medicine and what is treatment for this pain?
You might have a cavity must likely which needs to be checked by your dentist. If it is very deep it may require a root canal. Or else a small filling. Please visit your dentist asap.
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I never use any tobacco and also I brush my teeth two times in day bt some black colour all over my teeth. What I do.

MDS Endodontist
Dentist,
I never use any tobacco and also I brush my teeth two times in day bt some black colour all over my teeth. What I do.
Stains can be easily removed with ultrasonic cleaning if its external. Intrinsic stains cannot be removed easily. Bleaching is another option for intrinsic stains.
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I just met with an accident in November I got stretches near to mouth and it get swell little bit and near shoulder it has swell so it is not going injury are clear but that marks and swell are like that only so is there any treatment and please say some medicine.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
I just met with an accident in November I got stretches near to mouth and it get swell little bit and near shoulder i...
Homoeopathy has good treatment for your problem, without causing adverse effects. Take homoeopathic medicine arnica 200 daily in the morning and in the evening and give feedback after 6 days.
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Sir I have yellowish, plaque teeth, some times tooth decay, bad smell etc any solution for me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Sir I have yellowish, plaque teeth, some times tooth decay, bad smell etc any solution for me.
Hello. When brushing twice a day and flossing doesn't help improve your yellow teeth, it's time to consider other options. Teeth become yellow due to stains – both deep and surface-level – as well as other causes that sometimes aren't under our control. Although coffee and cigarettes leave stains on your teeth over time, thin tooth enamel also makes teeth look yellow. Tooth enamel is the hard, white surface of your teeth, and underneath it is a pale brown substance called dentin. Thick enamel looks white, but thin enamel allows dentin tones to show through, making teeth look yellow from the outside. Enamel naturally wears thin as people age, but acids from foods and drinks such as sour candies, oranges and soda also thin the enamel by eroding its surface. Saliva neutralizes acid and washes it away, but people suffering from dry mouth miss out on this protective effect. Other causes of yellow teeth include antibiotic use or excessive fluoride intake in young children, which can cause yellow-stained adult teeth later. Treatments for certain conditions can also affect tooth color. For example, head and neck radiation and chemotherapy can cause teeth discoloration. In addition, certain infections in pregnant mothers can cause tooth discoloration in the infant by affecting enamel development. Certain medication, mouth rinses can also causes yellow staining. Preventing Yellow Teeth: Avoiding smoking, coffee and soda helps prevent yellow teeth, or you can get into the habit of drinking those darker beverages through a straw. Drink milk or plain water after eating or drinking something acidic to help reduce the acid's eroding effect. Brushing and flossing also help, and avoiding snacks between meals allows your saliva to dilute the acids in your mouth too. Using over-the-counter whitening agents will also helps. Discolorations are generally responsive to bleaching procedures. You can opt for scaling, consult a dentist. And use homoeopathic toothpaste - SBL's Homoeodent twice (morning and at night) daily.
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Hello sir, I have bad breath problem and i eat gutka and drink alcohol three times in a week. What should i do for that?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Hello sir, I have bad breath problem and i eat  gutka and drink alcohol three times in  a week. What should i do for ...
Stop tobbaco in all forms get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night use betadine mouth wash drink plenty of water.
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What is difference between metformin plain and metformin sr, which is more effective and at what time they should be taken.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
What is difference between metformin plain and metformin sr, which is more effective and at what time they should be ...
Dosage. Metformin plain should be taken thrice daily with food however it varies according to the patient need but SR is prescribed once for a day since it has long duration of action. Kindly consult a Diabetologist in person since your body needs varies.
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
Fruits and vegetables which require continous biting like apples, carrots and corn should be avoided as it can become quite difficult while the braces are on.
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Dental implant Vs Dental bridge

MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Dental implant Vs Dental bridge

How They Work

dental implant is basically an artificial tooth root (typically made from titanium) that is anchored in place of a missing tooth. A temporary protective cover screw is placed on the implant while it fuses with the jawbone (a process called osseointegration). This process can take up to six months to complete, but creates an incredibly stable, durable prosthetic. After completed osseointegration, the protective cover is replaced by a temporary crown. This serves as a template around which the gum grows and shapes itself in a natural way. The process is completed when the temporary crown is replaced by a permanent crown.

(Read more about dental implants)

dental bridge is in some ways less invasive and other ways more invasive than a dental implant. Unlike implants, bridges do not replace a tooth root. Rather, a bridge uses one or more surrounding teeth as a support on which to attach a crown that can fill the missing tooth space. The treatment process is not nearly as long as the implant process (which requires osseointegration); though in some ways it is more invasive because it requires the permanent alteration of adjacent teeth to support the bridge. As the name implies, a dental bridge literally bridges the gap between teeth resulting from a missing tooth. The restoration therefore must be anchored to one or more adjacent teeth, which must first be filed down in order to function as a support.

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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Kind of toothbrush to be used by adults: we recommend a brush with soft bristles which helps in removing the plaque and debris thoroughly from the mouth.

Dear doctor from my mouth a very bad smell comes out every time I had done everything to make it well but no any medicine is working there is also irritation in my thought give me some tips.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Dry mouth also can cause bad breath.Smoking or chewing tobacco-based products also can cause bad breath,You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then.
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Sir I have very smell in my mouth. I brush two times but it's not gone from some days what should I do. Please suggest.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
Sir I have very smell in my mouth. I brush two times but it's not gone from some days what should I do. Please suggest.
Kindly get scaling done and use mouth wash twice daily for 15 days. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique. Also notice that you are not constipated most of the times as this is also one of the reasons for bad breath.
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I get frequent mouth ulcers despite very good oral and dental hygiene (1) What is the reason, and (2) please recommend medication with instructs how to use.

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I get frequent mouth ulcers despite very good oral and dental hygiene (1) What is the reason, and (2) please recommen...
Apply clenora gel over the ulcers, see a dentist in person ,there can be sharp edges of teeth etc.
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