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Dr. Sidharth Shankar

Dentist, Bangalore

Dr. Sidharth Shankar Dentist, Bangalore
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Dr. Sidharth Shankar is an experienced Dentist in Koramangala, Bangalore. He is currently associated with Expressions in Koramangala, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Sidharth Shankar on Lybrate.com.

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I have a pale white line in the left inside cheek that does not go off I consulted a dentist who diagnosed it as line a alba probably due to cheek biting or frictional kerotosis I have pain but irritation is there any home remedy?

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Sir your dentist has diagnosed it absolutely right. You can go for occlusal grinding for relief or orthodontic correction for the same. After a dental professional (like a dentist or oral pathologist) has diagnosed you with linea alba, they will most likely start treatment by advising you to get rid of whatever irritants or behaviors are causing the condition. Some of the things you might have to do include stopping certain habits, such as biting your cheeks or being overly aggressive in your oral hygiene. Alternatively, your dental professional may have to make adjustments or changes to your dentures and orthodontic appliances (braces). It might also be necessary to repair or remove uneven teeth. Since some of the reasons for cheek biting might relate to emotional or psychological issues, you may also be advised to schedule an appointment with a counselor or psychiatrist to try to deal with the underlying issues behind the cheek biting. After this, you can follow up with your dentist to confirm whether the condition has improved.
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Hello doctor I have a problem of bleeding from my teeth every morning what should a do? Please suggest me.

BDS
Dentist, Morbi
Hello doctor I have a problem of bleeding from my teeth every morning what should a do? Please suggest me.
Bleeding from teeth while brushing or in the morning is usually due to deposits on your teeth called calculus. To get rid of bleeding you may have to undergo scaling procedure where dentist cleans out all the calculus that is stuck on your teeth and the inflamed gums come back to the healthy state.
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I often getting mouth ulcers and after using orasore or quick cool ointment it is getting cured. But again and again this problem persisting. How can it be cured permanently?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I often getting mouth ulcers and after using orasore or quick cool ointment it is getting cured. But again and again ...
Homoeopathic medicine merc sol 30 (sbl) drink 1 drop direct on tongue every week at night acid sulph 30 (sbl) drink 2 drops in 1spoon fressh water 3 times daily for 2 months eat a diet rich in iron and vitamin-c and vitamin -b 12 and for this adopt following diet in your life style sources of vitamin b12: 1. Vegetables: none. 2. Fruits: none. 3. Food: eggs, brown rice, fish, yogurt (dahi), milk and milk products like cheese, cow and soy milk. Sources of vitamin c: 1. Vegetables: broccoli (hari phoolgobhi), cucumber, tomato, spinach (palak), lemon (nimbu), onion (pyaaz), peas (matar), green vegetables. 2. Fruits: orange (santra), pineapple, guava, mango, apple, grapes, banana, kiwi, lychee, papaya (papita), peach (adau), pear, plum (aloo bukhara), strawberry, lime juice. Sources of iron: 1. Vegetables: spinach, dark green leafy vegetables, lentils (daal). 2. Fruits: avocados (makhanphal), peach (adau), pear (nashpati), pumpkin (kaddu), raisin (kishmish), pomegranate (anaar). Food: eggs, fish, meat, cereals, almonds (badam), whole wheat bread, soybean avoid frequent use of such as chocolate, coffee, peanuts, almonds, strawberries in routine diet- report me after 2 months.
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Gum Diseases

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Pune
Gum Diseases

Researchers have shown people with gum diseases are twice as likely to suffer from heart problems than others.

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My mother 32 years old and she have problem. In his upper side of mouth because there was a energy any solution for this and he have or more problems.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My mother 32 years old and she have problem. In his upper side of mouth because there was a energy any solution for t...
If the mouth ulcer is causing a lot of pain, gently rub a small ice cube over the spot or rinse your mouth with ice-cold water. You could also chew on a clove bud (lavang) and direct the juice generated to the area where the ulcer is located. Clove buds are a great ingredient to cure sore throat too. To prevent the ulcerated area from getting infected, make it a point to rinse your mouth with a little salt water. Remember, this won’t make the ulcer disappear, but it can help reduce the pain. Honey is a natural humectant. It helps reduce scarring and hastens the process of new tissue growth. This, along with its anti-microbial effect ensures faster healing of the mouth ulcer. Chew a few leaves of tulsi along with some water about three to four times every day. This will help in getting rid of ulcers faster and also have a preventive action against their recurrence. Applying a little coconut oil directly onto the mouth ulcer or chewing some coconut (fresh or dry) helps reduce pain and inflammation and hence, ulcers heal faster. Mix some sugar to crushed khus-khus seeds and consume this mixture for instant relief from ulcers. You could apply a little ghee directly to the ulcerated area, or drink a glass of buttermilk two or three times every day. Mouth ulcers left untreated generally go away in a week or so; with these home remedies, you can expect faster relief. However, if you notice an ulcer in the mouth that is persistently present although it does not cause you any pain, do not neglect it or try to treat it with home remedies beyond a few days. Make it a point to see a doctor soon because often, a painless mouth ulcer is one of the earliest signs of oral cancer.
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
By using a wire brush, gently clean between brackets (under the wires) to get the plaque off. It is very necessary to keep the mouth free from plaque during the orthodontic treatment.

I often brush my teeth regularly. But those are always yellowish how can I get out of that problem.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I often brush my teeth regularly. But those are always yellowish
how can I get out of that problem.
Please go for scaling and polishing of teeth and brush twice a day with colgate total paste and use listerine mouthwash regularly.
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Cavities or Dental Caries

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
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Hi friend, I am  Dr Goyal. I am a dentist from Mumbai India. Tday I will talk about cavities and dental caries as we call it. This is the condition which is affecting almost everyone in some or the other form. Most commonly seen in children and teens even adults post 50 years of age are not insulated from this sort of problems , because the moment the gums start to go down we start getting cavities on the root surfaces of our teeth.

How do these cavities form?

We have a lot of normal bacteria in our mouth which use up the food staff which we eat and form a thin film called plaque on our teeth. This plaque thermos the acid which in turn removes the calcium from the enamel of our tooth making the tooth soft and susceptible to removal by any means. The best way to keep our mouth free of cavities is to clean our mouth after eating anything, that has been always told by everyone. But there is more, this give and take of calcium from enamel is always going on. The moment we eat something the acid levels of our saliva goes up which removes the calcium from our tooth but at the same time the same saliva is going on replenishing this calcium and phosphate iron in our teeth. If this balance is broken the moment the removal of calcium is more, then the resupply of calcium we end up getting cavities.

The best way to avoid this is to limit the number of meals e have per day. It is recommended to have not more than four meals a day . after every meal we need to clean our mouth properly possibly brush our teeth but at the same time it is very important to note that we should not brush our teeth immediately after eating because that is when the saliva is more acidic leaving our enamel more susceptible to damage by brushing itself. Brushing itself may cause lot of damage so wait for a few minutes before you brush your teeth. If it is not possible to brush atleast rinse your mouth forcefully there are lot of fluoridated toothpaste available in India also which have a formulation called as anti k which lets our saliva carry more calcium and phosphate which will repair the damage which has been done by the acids on the enamel . all in all get into a healthy habbit of brushing after every meal , eat healthy food , avoid very sticky food avoid too many colas avoid too many chocolates and you can get rid of habbit of cavity formation and be healthy.

Thank you very much for more information you can contact us via lybrate .

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Why it is feel. Like I am dieing but the doctor do worry stop worrying. But that's not the cause .the is I am feeling like I am go to die. But all my blood work are normal. CBC blood test/ kidney function test/ liver function test/thyroid function test. HDL and LDL test. Sugar test urine test. Crp blood test. CKMB test D-dimer. Chest xray / ECG /echo cardiogram / ct scan on the brain and sinus. All my test is normal no finding's. But I like I am going to die. But I have a gum abscess but I am treating it with antibiotics 625 mg. But the antibiotics will not make you feel sick yes or no. Or my doctors miss something in my test?

BHMS
Homeopath,
Why it is feel. Like I am dieing but the doctor do worry stop worrying. But that's not the cause .the is I am feeling...
You are healthy n living. If you have human body it will go through some diseases. That's why we doctor's are there for u. Stop worrying about your health. Alwyz think positive. Remember one thing in life you have to die once. And it's solely in the hands of almighty god. Soo stop worrying from now on. Think positively. Your healthy. And with this you need some trtmnt. By proper homeopathic treatment you can get rid of this situation. Soo you can contact me through lybrate. Again m saying stop worrying about your health. Otherwise it will create some diseases. Anxiety causes soo mny things. Soo let the doctor's think about your health. You jst live life with joy.
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I had a Wisdom teeth removal surgery, since then i am unable to open my mouth fully

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist,
Kindly do mouth opening exercise with ice cream stick. And try to open as larger as you can and try to add up few stick in progressive exercise as you progress. Take care of good oral hygiene.
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Advanced Aesthetics
Dentist, Jammu
Drinking a glass of water (250ml.) mixed with a tablespoon of honey is very beneficial for the teeth. You can even replace your morning tea with this drink. It acts both in prevention of and in curing dental problems.

Hello sir, if pregnant women remove her teeth in 13 th week of her pregnancy, any defect for formation of kidney and it's structure.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Hello sir, if pregnant women remove her teeth in 13 th week of her pregnancy, any defect for formation of kidney and ...
No as all the organs have already been formed, so removal of teeth can not cause any harm to the baby.
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My bottom tooth is having irritation. But I don't have pain. When I keep touching that teeth using tongue it is little bit soothing. I tried sensodyne paste as well. But its of no use. Can you please guide me?

BDS
Dentist,
My bottom tooth is having irritation. But I don't have pain. When I keep touching that teeth using tongue it is littl...
You should go to your local dentist for a detailed checkup. May be your teeth are in attrited state or may be there is cavity.
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BDS
Dentist, Nashik
If you chew a sugarless gum for 20 minutes after your meal, it will make the leftover food particles cling to it and will freshen your breath.

I have white spots on my tongue. What is the percentage probability of having cancer?

PG Hom, London, BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
Hi going by your age, the chances of cancer are low. However if you have the habit of eating tobacco or smoking, one should not rule out the possibility. You can undergo a biopsy which will confirm if it is or isn't cancer.
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My upper as well as lower teeth are protruding out. I feel embarrassing when speaking. Is there a way to make them properly set as Normal.

BDS (Gold Medalist)
Dentist, Gurgaon
My upper as well as lower teeth are protruding out. I feel embarrassing when speaking. Is there a way to make them pr...
Dear Lybrate User, The good news for you is that you are having the right age to get your teeth set in the optimal position. You need Orthodontic treatment (braces) and should consult an Orthodontist (braces specialist) at the earliest without losing much of a time. The treatment which is initiated at the right age, is bound to bring positive and appealing results. Good Luck!
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My teeth inside some hading pain daily but any changes of tooth paste then pain control what can I do?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
My teeth inside some hading pain daily but any changes of tooth paste then pain control what can I do?
Vijay you are having pain . use sensodyne paste . . Maintain proper digestion /oral hygiene. Visit dental surgeon for scaling and polishing of teeth.
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Recently there is a increase in formation of painful mouth ulcer. Does it indicate anything major? What are the relevant steps to take? I usually brush twice a day with a soft brush. Recently using mouthwash for bad smell. Pls advice.

MBBS, PG Diploma In Emergency Trauma Care, Fellowship in Diabetes
General Physician, Delhi
Recently there is a increase in formation of painful mouth ulcer. Does it indicate anything major? What are the relev...
You need some medicines to cure them easily. It has nothing to do with brush. If you get the proper medicine, the bad smell will go as well. All the best.
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I am having tooth ache due to rotten teeth. I am 3 months pregnant. Shall I prefer for tooth filling/ root canal. Or anything else?

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
I am having tooth ache due to rotten teeth. I am 3 months pregnant. Shall I prefer for tooth filling/ root canal. Or ...
Take Chamomilla 0/2 daily in morning and evening for 1 week. It will be reduced and then gone. It will start healing from the first dose itself. Take care. :)
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Hello sir, A bad smell comes from my mouth what can I do? I does not smoke & drink also. Please help me to get rid of this.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hello sir, A bad smell comes from my mouth what can I do? I does not smoke & drink also. Please help me to get rid of...
Hi, there are various reasons of bad breath, like impurities in blood, inefficient digestive system, dry mouth (lack of saliva production), gum disease, cavities, plaque and tartar formation around teeth and gums, kind of diet, improper brushing / cleaning of mouth etc. I would advise you to get a thorough physical and dental examination to rule out the cause of bad breath and to solve it permanently.
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