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Dr. Smitha Shetty

Dentist, Bangalore

Dr. Smitha Shetty Dentist, Bangalore
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Our team includes experienced and caring professionals who share the belief that our care should be comprehensive and courteous - responding fully to your individual needs and preferences.
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Dr. Smitha Shetty is a popular Dentist in Nagarbhavi, Bangalore. You can meet Dr. Smitha Shetty personally at Procare dental clinic, Dr.Soujanya in Nagarbhavi, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Smitha Shetty on Lybrate.com.

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My teeth are getting yellow. What can be the possible solution for this?

BDS; MHA
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My teeth are getting yellow. What can be the possible solution for this?
First get it know that yellowness is due to deposit on teeth or abrassion then only can this be treated.

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Research has proven that Gum disease can lead to problems of the Heart. Get a consultation from a Periodontist to know the status of your gums
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Dental Treatment for Cancer Patients

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1) Periodontal treatment and extraction of unrestorable teeth should be performed before transplantation

2) Oral hygiene techniques, including tooth brushing, flossing, diet modification, use of antimicrobial mouth rinses and topical fluorides are initiated, reviewed, and used by all patients.

3) Patients with poor dental status who have demonstrated little interest or ability to improve their oral hygiene must be advised to have their teeth extracted and dentures made.

4) Retained roots and fully impacted teeth without clinical or radiological symptoms are left in place. Implants with a probing depth greater than 7 mm must be explanted.

5) A significant correlation between dental foci and the incidence of Acute GVHD was found although this was also recorded in patients who underwent dental treatment.

(As per a. B. Melkos et al published in journal of Clinical Oral Invest (2003))
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How to reduce the chances of cavity or tooth structure loss

BDS
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Avoid sticky & refined sugar content food at night, avoid frequent drinking of cold drinks & clean the interdental area with floss or interdental brush to prevent food lodgement.
How to reduce the chances of cavity or tooth structure loss
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I want to fix new teeth.what should I do?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
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Hi. First off all need to see the bone and current condition of remain teeth. There are many new advance options are available. A proper treatment planning is the key of success. Send me your clinical picture taken by mobile cam where you want new teeth. And I would advice you further.

I have a bleeding gums. Whenever I brushed my teeth. It starts bleeding my mouth is full of blood. Whn I spit its oll red. Most of the time I have smell of it. Suggest me plz.

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I have a bleeding gums. Whenever I brushed my teeth. It starts bleeding my mouth is full of blood. Whn I spit its oll...
Thanks for your query. The bleeding gums is because of the gum infection secondary to deposits. The other possible cause can be secondary to bleeding disorders. Nothing to be panic, get your teeth cleaned by a dentist and get a complete blood investigations to rule out other bleeding disorders. I hope I have answered your query Take care.

My teeth is broken what should I do?

CERTIFIED ORAL IMPLANTOLOGIST, NON-RESIDENT J.R. IN DEPTT. OF ORTHODONTICS, BDS
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My teeth is broken what should I do?
if a tooth is broken. Either you can get it rebuild by a dentist or get it capped, also if it is damaged very badly, then you an go for extraction of teeth. And get an implant over that area.
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I have white spots on my teeth. I don't have any pain but I don't like the way it makes my teeth look. What are these white spots and is there a cure for this? Please help thank you!

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I have white spots on my teeth. I don't have any pain but I don't like the way it makes my teeth look. What are these...
These spots could be accurately diagnosed after checking clinically. The possibilities are for dentinal fluorosis which is pain less spot.
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I am 17 years male. how can I reduce stinking in my mouth? Please help me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
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I am 17 years male. how can I reduce stinking in my mouth? Please help me.
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. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. 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.

Im 18 years old. When I talk I get a some bad smell from my mouth. I didn't eat regularly. Sometimes I didnt eat please I want to get out from this problem.

MDS - Periodontics, BDS
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Dear lybrate-user, bad smell from mouth have different causative factors like smelly food (garlic, onion), decay in teeth, infection in gums or even problems with stomach and lungs can also contribute to bad smell. One of the reason is not drinking water regularly i. E. Dry mouth too. Try to find out the reason and it is recommended that once in six months you get professional cleaning done.

I have bad breath, how to solve this. I'm brushing twice daily, I'm using listerine too. I have not visited a dentist yet, planning for it, Suggest me what to do.

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I have bad breath, how to solve this.
I'm brushing twice daily, I'm using listerine too.
I have not visited a dentist...
Bad breath can be due to deposits on your teeth. Please get your teeth cleaned. Bad breath can also be due to gastric problems.
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I have an dental problem. My teeth is not so strong. How can I get rid from this?

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I have an dental problem. My teeth is not so strong. How can I get rid from this?
You haven't specified what problems you have. Visit the dentist and get proper diagnosis and treatment.

BDS, PGDFO
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The retainers can be taken out while having meals and should always be put in their cases.

Hello doctors, Kindly with some immediately solution, my brother have an geography tongue. .past 2 weeks he lost his taste buds, he had some spicy food from that time he couldn't taste anything. Feeling. Too bad. Please help with some medicine.

PGD IN ULTRAASONOGRAPHY, Non invasive cardiology course, MD - Medicine, MBBS
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Geographic tongue is the name of a condition that gets its name from its map-like appearance on the upper surface and sides of the tongue. It may occur in other areas of your mouth, as well. You'll be relieved to know that geographic tongue is a harmless, benign condition that isn't linked to any infection or cancer. Two other names for geographic tongue are benign migratory glossitis and erythema migrans. Affecting about 1% to 3% of people, geographic tongue can show up at any age. However, it tends to affect middle-aged or older adults more often. It appears to be more common in women than in men. Symptoms of Geographic Tongue The telltale signs of geographic tongue are irregular, smooth, red patches on parts of the tongue. These patches may: Have a white or light-colored border Vary in size, shape, and color Appear one area, and then move to another area Come and go or change very quickly in days, weeks, or months Last up to a year You may be unaware that you have geographic tongue until your dentist or other health care provider diagnoses it during an oral exam. About one in 10 people with geographic tongue may have mild discomfort or a burning or painful sensation. This is often from sensitivity to substances such as: Hot, spicy, or acidic foods Cigarette smoke Toothpaste Causes and Risk Factors Geographic tongue occurs when parts of the tongue are missing layers of small bumps called papillae. They normally cover the entire upper layer of your tongue. Why do you lose these papillae with geographic tongue? Nobody knows for sure. However, because geographic tongue tends to run in families, genetics may be a common link. Geographic tongue has also been seen more frequently in people with psoriasis and in those with fissured tongue. In fissured tongue, cracks and grooves appear on the tops and sides of the tongue. Treatment or Self-Care for Geographic Tongue Seeing a dentist or doctor is the best way to rule out a more serious problem. In most cases, he or she can diagnose geographic tongue from a description of your symptoms and from examining your mouth and tongue. You may need tests to rule out other medical conditions. In most cases, any pain or discomfort will get better without treatment. But if you have severe, ongoing pain, medication can help. These are examples of what your doctor or dentist may prescribe: Over-the-counter pain relievers Anti-inflammatories Mouth rinses with anesthetic Corticosteroids applied directly on the tongue Zinc supplements If you're wondering about steps you can take to hasten the relief of symptoms, try limiting these substances or avoid them altogether: Tobacco Hot, spicy, or acidic foods or dried, salty nuts Toothpaste with additives, whitening agents, or heavy flavoring (toothpaste for sensitive teeth is a better choice)

My teeth is not good I brush with colgate paste but blood is coming when brush the teeth or when hard thing to cut with teeth.

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My teeth is not good I brush with colgate paste but blood is coming when brush the teeth or when hard thing to cut wi...
Kindly get scaling done and use a gum paint twice daily for 15 days. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique.

I am suffering watery mouth after wakeup in morning please suggest me some remedies.

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I am suffering watery mouth after wakeup in morning please suggest me some remedies.
Although excessive saliva is not too common, there are a number of conditions that can cause it - some harmless, others more serious. It is possible that your saliva problems are just a result of the way you speak. Some people speak faster or slower than others, just as some people blink more often, breathe faster, or have a more rapid heartbeat. This may just be what's normal for you. Since it is negatively affecting your life, I suggest your problem can be ignored. However there are medical conditions that causes excessive salivation injection glycopyrrolate reduces secretions in the mouth, throat, airway, and stomach.

My age is 21 years my new teeth coming. But because of new teeth my mouth is paining. Please help.

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My age is 21 years my new teeth coming. But because of new teeth my  mouth is paining. Please help.
You are having your last molar coming please take tab combiflam for pain do warm saline gargles and visit dental surgeon for dressing and advise.

I have suffering from weakness,what can be done for this and please suggest me how to cure pyria?

BDS
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I have suffering from weakness,what can be done for this and please suggest me how to cure pyria?
Kindly get scaling done and use gum paint twice daily for 15 days. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique. For weakness please take multivitamins for a month. Take lot of green vegetables and fresh fruits. Also get your heamoglobin checked as weakness may be due to anemia.

My friend is 22 year old. He has bleeding problem from gum since 3 months. What precaution should I take?

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My friend is 22 year old. He has bleeding problem from gum since 3 months. What precaution should I take?
This problem may be due to some irritating factor in gum.get ur fum.clean called scalling & polishing.
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My wisdom teeth is coming please help.

BDS
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Kindly get an x-ray done of your wisdom tooth. If there is lack of space for its eruption then kindly get it extracted but if it has sufficient space to erupt then kindly brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique and do warm saline rinses.
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