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Dr. Shreekanth

Dentist, Bangalore

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Dr. Shreekanth is one of the best Dentists in Chandra Layout, Bangalore. You can consult Dr. Shreekanth at Durga Multi Speciality Dental Clinic in Chandra Layout, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Shreekanth on Lybrate.com.

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I am diabetic patient 57 years of age blood sugar under control. I got some problem with lower jaw tooths. If the same is extracted, I heard side effect on eye and Ear. Please clarify.

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I am diabetic patient 57 years of age blood sugar under control. I got some problem with lower jaw tooths. If the sam...
In diabeti case teeth and eyes ar affected but to remove you have to see blood sugar level its called as peridontitis you can use colgate pro senstive three times after regular brushing massage un night use metrogyll dg oral ointment massage on gums it prevents infections and act as barrier.

My front tooth has been half broken in an accident will my teeth be made like it was earlier ?

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My front tooth has been half broken in an accident will my teeth be made like it was earlier ?
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need artificial enamel filling or root canal treatment with a cap. Advance procedures can be done with laser. 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 am having blackish teeth and have a lot food particles getting stuck within teeth. Even I have swollen gums at those particulars teeth place.

Fellowship in Implantology, Masters in Immediate Loading Implants, Digital Smile Degin , BDS
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I am having blackish teeth and have a lot food particles getting stuck within teeth. Even I have swollen gums at thos...
Blackish teeth is cavity in your teeth. Cavity can be either treated with filling or may require root canal visit your dentist before problem increses.

I have cavity problem. whenever I take cold water or ice cream there is sensitive. What should I do.

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Dear, you said you are suffering from cavity problem the answer is filling of tooth. Please visit dental surgeon for checkup and filling and apply sensodyne tooth paste for sensitivity. Do rinse your mouth with listerine mouth wash.

BDS
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If you can save a fallen tooth, then do it. Because it can be useful. Try keeping it it place or wraaping it up in a pice of plastic or soaking it in milk before asking for immediate medical attention.

My teeth was paining what can I do for that doctor please help me for that I want very fast treatment.

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My teeth was paining what can I do for that doctor please help me for that I want very fast treatment.
Dear You need to get your tooth checked. Visit a dentist. They wil take an x ray and tell you what can be done. Don't worry you can also go for single sitting root canal treatment.

My uncles teeth have pain. They have always pain in their teeth after every one or two days. I want to know that why they a pain.

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My uncles teeth have pain. They have always pain in their teeth after every one or two days. I want to know that why ...
teeth are infected that's why its paining. search lybrate to find a dentist nearby. the teeth may Need root canal treatment

DIABETIC and Your SMILE

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Did you know that 29.1 million people living in the united states have diabetes? that's 9.3% of the population. Approximately 1.7 million new cases are diagnosed each year and 8.1 million people living with diabetes don't even know they have it.

Diabetes affects your body's ability to process sugar. All food you eat is turned to sugar and used for energy. In type I diabetes, the body doesn't make enough insulin, a hormone that carries sugar from your blood to the cells that need it for energy. In type ii diabetes, the body stops responding to insulin. Both cases result in high blood sugar levels, which can cause problems with your eyes, nerves, kidneys, heart and other parts of your body.

So what does this have to do with that smile of yours and how can you protect it? first, it's important to understand the signs of diabetes and the roles they play in your mouth.

The symptoms of untreated diabetes

The warning signs of diabetes affect every part of your body. After a blood test, you may be told by a doctor that you have high blood sugar. You may feel excessively thirsty or have to urinate a lot. Weight loss and fatigue are other common symptoms. Diabetes can also cause you to lose consciousness if your blood sugar falls too low.

If diabetes is left untreated, it can take a toll on your mouth as well. Here's how:

You may have less saliva, causing your mouth to feel dry. (dry mouth is also caused by certain medications.)
Because saliva protects your teeth, you're also at a higher risk of cavities.
Gums may become inflamed and bleed often (gingivitis).
You may have problems tasting food.
You may experience delayed wound healing.
You may be susceptible to infections inside of your mouth.
For children with diabetes, teeth may erupt at an age earlier than is typical.
Why people with diabetes are more prone to gum disease

All people have more tiny bacteria living in their mouth now than there are people on this planet. If they make their home in your gums, you can end up with periodontal disease. This chronic, inflammatory disease can destroy your gums, all the tissues holding your teeth and even your bones.

Periodontal disease is the most common dental disease affecting those living with diabetes, affecting nearly 22% of those diagnosed. Especially with increasing age, poor blood sugar control increases the risk for gum problems. In fact, people with diabetes are at a higher risk for gum problems because of poor blood sugar control. As with all infections, serious gum disease may cause blood sugar to rise. This makes diabetes harder to control because you are more susceptible to infections and are less able to fight the bacteria invading the gums.

How your dentist can help you fight diabetes

Regular dental visits are important. Research suggests that treating gum disease can help improve blood sugar control in patients living with diabetes, decreasing the progression of the disease. Practicing good oral hygiene and having professional deep cleanings done by your dentist can help to lower your hba1c. (this is a lab test that shows your average level of blood sugar over the previous three months. It indicates how well you are controlling your diabetes.)

Your diabetes dental health action plan

Teamwork involving self-care and professional care from your dentist will be beneficial in keeping your healthy smile as well as potentially slowing progression of diabetes. Here are five oral health-related things you can do to for optimal wellness:

Control your blood sugar levels. Use your diabetes-related medications as directed, changing to a healthier diet and even exercising more can help. Good blood sugar control will also help your body fight any bacterial or fungal infections in your mouth and help relieve dry mouth caused by diabetes.
Avoid smoking.
If you wear any type of denture, clean it each day.
Make sure to brush twice a day with a soft brush and floss correctly daily.
See your dentist for regular checkup.
DIABETIC and Your SMILE

Having mouth ulcer what to do.

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use mouth gel zytee 1 to 2 drop in to mouth thrice a day.take cap. vit.B once a day for 7 days. drink cold fresh water. eat green veg.,gargle with gargle liquid i.e. betadine 5 ml in to 1 glass of water. avoid spicy foods, fast foods. avoid constipation, eat fresh foods and fruits only. eat vit.-B12 and iron rich meals. if symptoms persist then do tests CBC, VIT.-B, and consult again . get well soon. with best complements.

I am suffering from mouth ulcer for last 7 years. For this, I am not eating properly. Please suggest me how can I rid this disease.

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Please tell your age first. And send me the picture of the ulcer. 7 years is quite a long time for a an ulcer to heal up. You need an immediate investigation. Please visit a dentist soon.

Got my rct done for one tooth 3months back. Also have a broken tooth next to the tooth with rct. Still pains and have got the filing broken. A doc advised me to see only an orthodontist and implantodist. They will be able to do it in a better way. Kindly advise. With someone who can see this.

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Got my rct done for one tooth 3months back. Also have a broken tooth next to the tooth with rct. Still pains and have...
After a root canal treatment, it is advised to get a crown or cap done. If the tooth filling has fractured, or the rct has failed, get a x ray done to access the damage, and re- treatment may be advised.

Hello Dentists, For past one week, there is bleeding when I brush, Actually my lower right side last teeth is half grown, and my gums are torn a little to make room for growing, Thinking am brushing on that gum harsh and it bleeds. It may be the reason or any other problem ?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
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Hello Dentists,
For past one week, there is bleeding when I brush, Actually my lower right side last teeth is half gr...
It could b that last molar or wisdom molar is erupting, it often doesn't have enough space to come out n keeps giving various types of problems I suggest you consult a maxillfacial surgeon by x-ray it can b decided if it has enough space to erupt if not it will have to b removed by a minor surgery.

I am having a sudden pain in my chest and then in back at the same point where chest pain occurring and then my teeth starts paining too high pain what to do.

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I am having a sudden pain in my chest and then in back at the same point where chest pain occurring and then my teeth...
Please get an ecg done to rule out cardiac causes of chest pain. Having done that you can treat your pain easily with analgesics.

I am getting bad smell from my mouth, so what should I do.?

MDS - Prosthodontist and Implantologist, Root canal certificate, BDS
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Hi I understand you are having halitosis (bad breath). There are various reasons for bad breath. To name a few, plaque accumulation, diabetes, hormonal changes, gingivitis. You should immediately see a dentist to get evaluated clinically and probably get scaling (cleaning) done.

While brushing my teeth in the morning and when I gargle my mouth with water, blood comes out. I do not know whether its my gums or from my throat. But my gums are not cut or anything.

MDS Prosthodontics, MDS Endodontist
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While brushing my teeth in the morning and when I gargle my mouth with water, blood comes out. I do not know whether ...
Please consult your dentist first, if dentist find your gums healthy you should visit ent specialist. Bleeding while brushing occurs due to gingivitis (inflammation of gum) throat infection may cause bleeding but it occurs on cough mostly.

My teeth is damaged in medium of a teeth. So now its get too pain when I took anything in mouth. So what treatment is there for it.

MDS Pediatric Dentist, BDS
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My teeth is damaged in medium of a teeth. So now its get too pain when I took anything in mouth. So what treatment is...
If it is paining and broken then root canal treatment may be one of the option but confirmatory diagnosis will be after clinical examination only.

My teeth is little yellow. How could I get whitening teeth?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
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My teeth is little yellow. How could I get whitening teeth?
Hi colour of teeth varies from person to person. It can be white to yellowish white. If you have any stains you can go for bleaching and cleaning. Brush regularly two times daily with soft bristle. Rinse your mouth after each meal. Keep your mouth clean.

My front teeth are little bit outer or furthest from the centre. I'm 37, Can these frontal teeth be shifted to the actual position/centre. If it is possible than what kind of treatment required & what will be the fee.

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My front teeth are little bit outer or furthest from the centre. I'm 37, Can these frontal teeth be shifted to the ac...
I will suggest you to apply braces through a orthodontist and charges can be told after clinical examination

She has pain in her teeth for over 4 or 5 days, its too painful she can't even eat food, she can not handle it she don't work at all please help

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist
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She has pain in her teeth for over 4 or 5 days, its too painful she can't even eat food, she can not handle it she do...
Hi, There are various reasons for tooth pain. You need to visit to dentist for a check-up and get some x-rays done to get exact cause and solution of your problem. Regards Dr. Krinita Motwani's Dental Clinic

5 ways to a healthy smile

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5 ways to a healthy smile.
5 ways to a healthy smile
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