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Dr. Srujana Shankar

Dentist, Bangalore

100 at clinic
Dr. Srujana Shankar Dentist, Bangalore
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Dr. Srujana Shankar is a renowned Dentist in Chickpet, Bangalore. You can meet Dr. Srujana Shankar personally at Silva-Dent Multi Speciality Dental Clinic in Chickpet, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Srujana Shankar on Lybrate.com.

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I got my tooth got extracted and its been 3 days nw. Can I have chicken n non veg items?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I got my tooth got extracted and its been 3 days nw. Can I have chicken n non veg items?
Yes you can eat whatever you wish to. There are no restrictions as such to consumption of non vegetarian food items. Just take care to avoid putting pressure on the area of extraction.
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The last tooth of my upper jaw is slightly broken and it pains sometimes because of which i face problem in chewing. As it is the primary tooth in chewing. It happens only if some hard thing or stone comes in my food. what to do?

BDS, Certification In Oral Implantology
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Hello , Usually last tooth in the jaw hardly used in chewing. My advice for you is to go ahead with Root canal treatment and Crown, if the tooth is slightly broken and is in correct position in mouth or go ahead with removal if it is broken massively/fractured or mal-aligned. Thank you
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I am not able to open my mouth fully due to consumption of tobacco. What should I do to cure?

BDS
Dentist, Mohali
I am not able to open my mouth fully due to consumption of tobacco. What should I do to cure?
Start taking Capsule SM fibro twice a day for at least a month and if there is some improvement then can continue for another 2 months. And obviously refrain from chewing tobacco which is the causative factor for your limited mouth opening. Tobacco causes mouth cancer. Your condition can be pre-cancerous in nature. So quit it.
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Dental Treatment Under Sedation/General Anaesthesia

MDS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Dental Treatment Under Sedation/General Anaesthesia

Dental Treatment Under Sedation/general Anaesthesia I

Providing the highest quality dental treatment for all patients is the motto of dental practitioners.In order to achieve the same,complete chair-side cooperation is an important requirement.There are various factors and situations where the same is not achieved either in part or full like:

a) very young age of child patient

b) physical or mental dis-ability of some kind preventing the same

c) phobic patients or patients with past bad,painful and traumatic experience

d) extensive treatments requiring high number of patients affecting the cooperation.

In these cases the dental treatment under sedation/general anaesthesia is a very effective,safe and valuable treatment alternative.

These treatment are general done by specially trained dental surgeons mainly pediatric dentists who with their team of doctors essentially anesthetists,pediatricians and pediatric dentists undertake such treatments in a safe and sound manner.

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Dry mouth me recovery ke kitne % chance hote hai. Me 4 maah se paresan hu maleria ke ilaj me teeth or jabda bhut tej dard hua tha. Iske vajah se to yah samsya to nahi hui please tell.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Dry mouth me recovery ke kitne % chance hote hai. Me 4 maah se paresan hu maleria ke ilaj me teeth or jabda bhut tej ...
Suneel you are having dry mouth after malaria and this problem can be due to various reasons or some medicine and you need to take full care and precautions .take plenty of water .soft and liquid diet .maintain good oral hygiene apply boroglycerine and rinse with clohex before going to sleep .
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Tooth Sensitivity - Facts You Should Know About It

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Tooth Sensitivity -  Facts You Should Know About It

Often we are caught by a piercing pain that shoots through the roots of our teeth right up to our cranial region, at fairly unsuspecting moments. The pain can either cause momentary discomfort or end up being excruciating and difficult to bear. Rushing to the dentist is usually the only recourse left for us to take at such times. Most of such complaints meet the same verdict, that of, ‘sensitive tooth’. The problem of sensitive tooth has emerged as one of the most recurring and prevailing dental ailments.

Usually exposing the affected tooth to extreme tastes like sweet and sour or hot and cold food items can trigger off sensitivity in your teeth. Tooth sensitivity usually occurs when the nerve endings are exposed to food and other foreign particles due to a condition of gum pull back. This primarily takes place due to insufficient oral care which results in the decomposition of tooth enamel. This also makes one vulnerable to tooth decay and cavity formation. Inflammation of gums and persistent intake of acid inducing food products are among the other prominent factors leading to tooth sensitivity. The incidence of tooth sensitivity also increases with age. However, it is a fairly defeasible disease and one of the foremost steps to rectify the condition is meticulous and regular dental care.

Some of the steps to follow while dealing with sensitive tooth can be as follows.

1. Regular oral care: Maintaining the oral hygiene is paramount to avoid the recurrence of tooth sensitivity. Use of a proper brush in the right technique at least twice a day is mandatory. For the best results and to avoid gum bleeding, dentists recommend the use of a soft bristled toothbrush. Over and above brushing, one must use fluoride and antiseptic mouthwash for rinsing purposes. Use of floss is also a good practice.
2. Using a proper toothpaste: The choice of toothpaste needs to be judicious. The best kind is a fluoridated toothpaste with a lesser proportion of tartar present in it. Regular use may substantially reduce the harm caused by tooth decay and work as a viable solution to sensitive tooth.
3. Regular visits to the dentist: Prevention is better than cure. As such, it helps to make periodic visits to the dentist to check the condition of your teeth rather than making an SOS rush to her or his clinic when disaster strikes. Oral hygiene can be best maintained when abiding by the instructions given by the dentists.

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I'm a Indian my teeth not straightening may I correct my teeth it could be problem in future and my age is know 26.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I'm a Indian my teeth not straightening may I correct my teeth it could be problem in future and my age is know 26.
Consult a orthodontist you may require braces it may b required to remove few teeth of its to generate space.
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I have complete my Rct last week but after few days I am not able to open my mouth widely and I am not able to eat properly. please give me advice I took arthodec MR for three days.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Difficulty in mouth opening is not related to root canal. It is due to muscle trismus.Do lukewarm saline rinses and continue your medicine
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I have yellowing at my front two teeth bottom, though I do brush properly and regularly, what should I do to whiten it or make natural, tell me about medicine and diet for it.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I have yellowing at my front two teeth bottom, though I do brush properly and regularly, what should I do to whiten i...
There are several causes of tooth discoloration, including: Foods/drinks. Coffee, tea, colas, wines, and certain fruits and vegetables (for example, apples and potatoes) can stain your teeth. Poor dental hygiene. Inadequate brushing and flossing.... Here is home remedy for brighter teeth--- Mix several teaspoons of baking soda with enough fresh lemon juice (or water) to make a paste. Wipe your teeth and any extra saliva off of them with a paper towel. Put a good amount of paste onto your toothbrush and apply. Leave the paste on for 1 minute, then rinse, so as to avoid the acid effecting enamel. If you are using just water you can leave it on for up to 3 minutes. for faster result you can go for TEETH BLEACHING from dentist...
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Dry Mouth and Eyes - Complications Associated With It!

Diploma In HIV Medicine, MBBS
Allergist/Immunologist, Surat
Dry Mouth and Eyes - Complications Associated With It!

An immune system disorder distinguished by dry mouth and dry eyes is known as Sjogren’s Syndrome. It can also cause dryness in places that require moisture, such as throat, nose and skin. Sjogren’s syndrome is often linked to other diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus (disease in which the immune system destroys its own tissues and causes inflammations). Sjogren’s syndrome normally affects people over the age of 40, and it mostly affects women.

Symptoms 
Sjogren’s syndrome has mainly two symptoms, and they include:

  1. Dry eyes: You feel like there is sand in your eyes as it burns and itches
  2. Dry mouth: You have difficulty speaking or swallowing

Sometimes, you might experience other symptoms as well, such as:

  1. Joint pain, stiffness and swelling
  2. Inflamed salivary glands
  3. Dry skin or skin rashes
  4. Vaginal dryness
  5. Continuous dry coughs
  6. Sustained fatigue

Causes
The exact cause of Sjogren’s syndrome is not known, but research strongly suggests that the autoimmune disease could be caused by genetic factors; especially if the illness has been found in more than one member of the family. Also, families with members suffering from type I diabetes, lupus and autoimmune thyroid disease can cause one or more members of the family to develop Sjogren’s syndrome.

Complications
The complications of Sjogren’s syndrome include:

  1. Dental cavities: Saliva protects the teeth from harmful bacteria that cause cavities. Since your mouth is dry, you become more susceptible to develop cavities.
  2. Yeast infections: Oral thrush, an oral yeast infection, is likely to develop if you have Sjogren’s syndrome.
  3. Vision problems: Dry eyes can cause corneal ulcers, sensitivity and blurred vision.
  4. Problems in the lungs, liver or kidneys: Inflammations can lead to bronchitis or pneumonia in your lungs; may cause cirrhosis or hepatitis C in your liver; and may lead to kidney malfunctions.
  5. Lymphoma: Some people with Sjogren’s syndrome might develop lymphoma, or lymph node cancer.

Peripheral neuropathy: Another complication of this illness is peripheral neuropathy, which is a tingling, burning and numbness sensation felt in your feet and hands.

Treatment
Sjogren’s syndrome is either treated with drugs, or with surgery. Doctors may prescribe drugs to increase the production of saliva and to treat inflammations. Alternatively, surgery is done to either seal the tear ducts or insert silicon or collagen plugs to close the ducts temporarily. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor.

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Mere daant me bahut dard hotaa hai aur neeche ke daant bahut tede mede hai unhe seedha kiyaa jaa sakta hai yanhi mai bahut pareshaan hu isi kaaran mai hansta nahi hoo mujhe bahut niraasha hoti hai apni hansi dekhkar mujhe upaay bataayein.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Mere daant me bahut dard hotaa hai aur neeche ke daant bahut tede mede hai unhe seedha kiyaa jaa sakta hai yanhi mai ...
Aap ka problem bhaut simple hain. It can be treated, aap ka age kya hain. Daanth seeda karne ke liya clip daalna padtha tho uske liye aap ka age ki jaankare zaroorie hain. Aap uthna neersha hone ki zaroorath nahi hain. Daanth ka dard ke liye aap hifenac p tablet lejiyae.
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Hi! I am suffering from dental ache from couple of Weeks which goes to my ear on right side. This is very disturbing. Kindly help me.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
Hi!
I am suffering from dental ache from couple of Weeks which goes to my ear on right side. This is very disturbing....
Go to a dentist immediately. You might be having caries or cavity inside teeth that needs immediate treatment. Take -tablet ibugesic for pain relief.
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There is a gap in my front teeth and I want to know how it will fix? And how much money pay for it?

BDS
Dentist, Chennai
There is a gap in my front teeth and I want to know how it will fix? And how much money pay for it?
It can be fixed by means of orthodontic treatment based on your age and it can be done by removable appliance which will be costing around 3000rs and if it's been corrected by fixed appliance it can be done frm de start of 15000 to 50000 and if you don't want any metal in your mouth you can opt for clear path which is painless procedure for correcting the gap ans complete alignment of teeth ans it will cost around 90000 and other ways are restoration of the gaps with composite which are tooth coloured restorations which Do resembles same as teeth and it will cost around 1500 to 2500 per teeth and other way is by means of crowning the two teeth where the gaps present and per crown starts from range of acrylic means 1500 per crown and if it's ceramic means 3500 to 7000 per crown with warranty for 10 to 15 years which also used to close the gaps in the same teeth Color.
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My teeth was turned into yellow color, how can I get white teeth. Please tell me some advise.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
My teeth was turned into yellow color, how can I get white teeth. Please tell me some advise.
Colour of the teeth change to yellow because of deposits getting laid over surface of teeth. consult a dentist and go for scaling and polishing done for your teeth. . maintain this by brushing twice a day.
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Helo sir, can you please help me by giving me a tips for cure this problem 1, bleeding while brushing my teeth it been for around 5 month till today. 2) sometimes it produce bad odour from my mouth. So, I requested you to give me a procedure to cure this problem. THANK U.

BDS
Dentist, Saharanpur
Helo sir, can you please help me by giving me a tips for cure this problem
1, bleeding while brushing my teeth it bee...
get scaling n polishing done n use mouthwash n dental floss n brush ur teeth twice a day n tel d sitution after 1 week
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I am 25 years old and having tooth pain from last 2 days. What should I do now so that it can be cured and I can live a normal life without pain. Thanks from advance.

BDS
Dentist, Chennai
I am 25 years old and having tooth pain from last 2 days. What should I do now so that it can be cured and I can live...
For now take a painkiller. Get yourself checked. N get the treatment done asap to get back to normal life.
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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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What will be the solution. Gor cavity, sensitivity. And gum bleeding happening. To my teeth?

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
What will be the solution. Gor cavity, sensitivity. And gum bleeding happening. To my teeth?
it may b gum problem. u need cleaning. it may b cavity. u need removal of cavity & filling or rct on it.
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His teeth is starting paining after eating less cold things also what can he do for curing it is there any way to cure it if yes then please tell me I will help him with it.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
His teeth is starting paining after eating less cold things also what can he do for curing it is there any way to cur...
He suffers from tooth sensitivity. Please ask him to start an anti-sensitivity toothpaste like shy-nm, sensodyne or ra-thermoseal. He also needs to go for a proper conusltation. You may contact me. Tc:)
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Cavity in tooth, left lower jaw, pain at night, from cleaning teeth with water(normal cold). Which medcine i should take ?

BDS
Dentist,
Medicines won't treat your toothache, it would merely subside the pain for some time. You will have to get an x ray done for the tooth and get necessary treatment done. Till you get it examined you can take a painkiller that you are not allergic to.
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