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Dr. Stephen Ferando

BDS

Dentist, Bangalore

41 Years Experience  ·  50 at clinic
Dr. Stephen Ferando BDS Dentist, Bangalore
41 Years Experience  ·  50 at clinic
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
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Dr. Stephen Ferando is a popular Dentist in Yeshwanthpur, Bangalore. He has helped numerous patients in his 41 years of experience as a Dentist. He is a qualified BDS . You can meet Dr. Stephen Ferando personally at Soundary Dental Clinic in Yeshwanthpur, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Stephen Ferando on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Government Dental College Bangalore, - 1976
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I have bad breath problem. I have consulted so many doctors but no use.

BDS
Dentist,
You need to get cleaning done at any dental clinic & follow it with proper hygiene maintainence that is brushing twice daily, rinsing after every meal.
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I brush my teeth very well still my mouth smells what should I do?

BDS
Dentist,
I brush my teeth very well still my mouth smells what should I do?
Kindly get scaling done and use mouth wash twice daily for 15 days. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene. 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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My friend is a graphics designer, having 8 hour job. He has a very bad mouth smell. He smokes as well 10-12 cigg every day. Please advice what he need to do. He occasionally eats non veg, do not drink alcohol.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My friend is a graphics designer, having 8 hour job. He has a very bad mouth smell. He smokes as well 10-12 cigg ever...
•Eat a healthy, balanced diet and avoid eating strongly flavoured or spicy food. •Cut down on sugary food and drink, as it can increase the amount of bacteria in your mouth. •Reduce your alcohol consumption. •Stop smoking. •Cut down on coffee. •Drink plenty of water to help prevent your mouth becoming dry. •Chew sugar-free gum after eating, to stimulate the flow of saliva. This will help clean away any remaining food particles. •Don't use toothpaste to clean your dentures, as it can scratch the surface and cause stains. •Clean your dentures thoroughly using soap and lukewarm water, denture cream or a denture-cleaning tablet. •Use a separate toothbrush to clean your dentures. •Make sure you visit your dentist for regular check-ups. Having regular dental check-ups will ensure that any plaque is removed from your teeth, particularly in areas that are difficult to reach. •Your dentist can recommend the best way to clean your teeth and gums, and point out areas you might be missing. They can also identify any signs of gum disease and ensure early treatment. •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. •If your bad breath is caused by a gastrointestinal problem, such as an H. Pylori infection or gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), you may be referred to a gastroenterologist. •Persistent bad breath or a bad taste in the mouth may be a warning sign of gum (periodontal) disease. Gum disease is caused by the buildup of plaque on teeth. •You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too.
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Hi, My teeth upper layer is yellow in color. When consulted a dentist she suggested that it is because of saline water in the initial days of my life. That should not be a problem. Can you please suggest any remedy to remove the yellow stains?

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
You can reduce the yellowness by doing bleaching. Or it can be rectify by Veneer /laminates to teeth Dr. Pratik Shah
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3 din se mujhe mere muh mai jalan ho rahi hai mujhe lagta hai mere muh mai chhale ho gaye hai ye kis wajah se hote hai or ye kaise thik honge? Please advise.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
there are so many causes of mouth ulcers like- -Stress or tissue injury is thought to be the cause of simple mouth ulcers. -Certain foods, including citrus or acidic fruits and vegetables (such as lemons, oranges, pineapples, apples, figs, tomatoes and strawberries), can trigger a mouth ulcer. -Sometimes a sharp tooth surface also trigger mouth ulcers. -Some cases of complex mouth ulcers are caused by an underlying health condition, such as an impaired immune system; nutritional problems, such as vitamin B-12, zinc, folic acid, or iron deficiency and gastrointestinal tract disease, such as Coeliac disease and Crohn's disease. -When you first quit smoking, you may develop more mouth ulcers than normal, but this is temporary. Usually ulcer heals by itself only within 1 week. You can take 'Becosule capsule' once in a day for 1 week for faster recovery. Temporarily you can apply mucopain gel over ulcer for relief..
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I did had root canal and dentist took 3000 for that and now he is again asking 5000 for cap should I proceed For it. Price is not a big deal Is it necessary.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I did had root canal and dentist took 3000 for that and now he is again asking 5000 for cap should I proceed For it. ...
Root canal teeth are also more brittle, and generally rct-treated teeth need a crown after a root canal so the tooth will not break.
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B.D.S, F.I.O., F.A.G.E.
Dentist, Surat
When the pulp of the tooth becomes inflamed, septic or lifeless, one needs to go through the root canal treatment.
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Sir please help me to get soft bristle scrub brush Please upload me a image to get that soft bristle scrub brush Please help me Doctor told me that by using that on face helps to grow beard So please help me sir please.

MD(EH)/AM/Accupressure
Acupressurist, Chandigarh
Sir please help me to get soft bristle scrub brush Please upload me a image to get that soft bristle scrub brush Plea...
Dear Lybrate user you just can use soft tooth brush after applying oliv oil or you may use razor on the beared area.
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All ready 15 years back i done bridge for upper jaw teeth. They loose, can replace it ?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Yeah u can replace them if supporting teeth are still ok then can use same teeth for bridge otherwise go for implants
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5 Reasons Why You Must Visit Your Dentist Twice a Year

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
5 Reasons Why You Must Visit Your Dentist Twice a Year

They say a smile is your best accessory and to maintain your smile, regular dental checkups are essential. However, your smile isn’t the only reason to visit a dentist. The condition of your teeth is also a window into your overall health.

Here are 5 reasons you must visit your dentist at least twice a year

  1. Regular Cleaning: Regular brushing and flossing aren’t enough to clean your teeth thoroughly. Plaque and bacteria can build up between teeth and in other hard to reach areas. Only a dentist will be able to clean these areas. This is also because over time, plaque hardens and becomes difficult to remove. If left alone, this could also lead to the development of cavities and other oral problems.

  2. Prevent Tooth Loss: The later a cavity is treated, the lower the tooth’s chances for survival. Regular dental checkups can ensure that cavities that identified in their early stages for easier treatment. Early identification of gum infections and periodontal disease at regular dental checkups can also help prevent tooth loss.

  3. Oral Cancer Screening: The earlier oral cancer is detected, the earlier it can be treated and stopped from spreading further. Early detection can lower the chance of this cancer spreading by 90%. The symptoms of oral cancer include persistent sores, change in texture of part of the mouth or tongue, pain or numbness and white or velvety re patch on any part of the mouth.

  4. See Hidden Dental Problems: It is only in the later stages of a cavity that we experience a toothache. Regular dental visits can identify these cavities much earlier. An X-ray that is part of your dental check up can also help identify hidden problems like impacted wisdom teeth or a shift in your teeth due to an overbite or jaw problem.

  5. Unhealthy Teeth, Unhealthy Oral Cavity: Unhealthy teeth can also be a sign of other diseases and conditions such as heart problems, diabetes, endocarditis and osteoporosis. Dental checkups are also essential for pregnant women as gum disease has been linked to premature birth and low birth weight. A visit to the dentist can also help treat sleep apnea.

In addition to the above, visits the dentist regularly also helps from developing any kind of diseases. This is because identifying and treating oral problems in their early stages prevents complications like root canals and tooth extractions that can be quite expensive. So, stop making excuses and schedule your dental checkups today.

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My teeth are becaming week. What can I do for my teeth so that my teeth become strong?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
My teeth are becaming week. What can I do for my teeth so that my teeth become strong?
For healthier teeth you should follow some routines. Brush regularly two times daily with soft bristle toothbrush. Rinse your mouth after each meal. Floss your tooth to prevent food impaction. Avoid sticky and sweetened food and tobacco products. Alcohol and smoking. Visit a dentist regularly every 6 months.
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Myself Deepak Mishra. I am suffering from upper lips twitching since last 3 months and sometimes my teeth also starts paining.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Myself Deepak Mishra. I am suffering from upper lips twitching since last 3 months and sometimes my teeth also starts...
teeth pain can be due to decay or fractured teeth, gum infection or sensitivity. get your teeth x-rayed n go for needful treatment. for decay, you might require rct n cap or removal n replacement by implants or bridge. for gum infection, go for scaling and polishing of teeth. for sensitivity, use desensitizing toothpaste twice daily.
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What could be the best recovery method? I just had an major road accident. I had stitches on forehead, near eyebrow and on cheek. And I have lost my 4 teeth. So can you suggest what should I do to recover fast?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
What could be the best recovery method? I just had an major road accident. I had stitches on forehead, near eyebrow a...
Hi, the fast recovery can be achieved by taking a balanced, healthy and nutritious food, avoiding junk food, taking 7-9hours of sleep at night and 1-2 hours of rest during daytime, keeping yourself well-hydrated by drinking 10-12 glasses of water in a day. Physiotherapy would help you to improve your muscle movements. Also, visit a dentist for those 4 teeth. Medication: take homoeopathic medicines - arnica 30 and rhus tox. 30 - both 3 times a day for 2 weeks. And revert.
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How to make teeth whiter.

BDS
Dentist,
How to make teeth whiter.
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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Hi I'm chewing gutika for past 10 year daily 10 packets. I want to quit know. Daily I'm reducing by 2 or 3 packet. I am not able to quit after chewing gutika I feel like getting head ache.In morning when I woke up little bit bleeding comes and I get bad breath so please help me to quit .Some time on chest reddish patches occurs n disappear after some time I'm so afraid.

Post Doctoral Research (Ph.D.) (A.M) (Oncology), Integrative Oncology for Physicians (MSKCC, N.Y, USA), Doctor of Natural Medicine (N.D/ N.M.D), Ayurveda (I) Cert., Advanced Strategic Management (APSM), B.E (Computer Sc. & Engg.), Clinically Relevant Herb-Drug Interactions (CME) - (Cine-Med Inc. USA)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Bhubaneswar
Hi lybrate-user, I appreciate you seeking help. First and foremost, get your oral cavity clinically examined by a dentist, and then proceed for further specialist checkups (pulmonology & gastroenterology etc all) as advised by your physician. Again, it is in your best interest that you discontinue this habit of chewing 'Gutkha' at the earliest. Allergy apart, its constituents can be likely carcinogenic, regular use of which may increase risk of oral sub-mucosa fibrosis (OSMF), oral cancers as well as cancers of the liver, stomach, prostate and lung. Instead, I would advise you to streamline your diet, have a healthy & balanced diet preferably Mediterranean and maintain a good oral hygiene. Hope this helps. Do take care, and all the very best. Sincerely
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Due gutkha in my teeth there is dark red spot, what I have to do to remove it? I have already left gutkha. Please advise.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Due gutkha in my teeth there is dark red spot, what I have to do to remove it? I have already left gutkha. Please adv...
it can be removed by ultrasonic cleaning by dentist..visit to a dentist for it...if required u can go for bleaching of teeth for whiter color of teeth...
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I am 52 years old and have great pain while eating, I have read somewhere that this might be a rare disease called trigeminal neuralgia (TN). What should I do in this case?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 52 years old and have great pain while eating, I have read somewhere that this might be a rare disease called tr...
Anticonvulsants,Antispasmodic agents,Botox injections are prescribed for trigeminal neuralgia.Microvascular decompression ,Glycerol injection, Balloon compression, Radiofrequency thermal lesioning and Gamma Knife radiosurgery is done if medication doesnt help.
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I can't speak properly. It's means I have problem to my tongue (totarna. We treat me and give idea for this. Plzz sir help me.

MDS - Orthodontics, LASERS, BOTOX AND DERMAL FILLERS
Dentist, Lucknow
After the tongue tie is diagnosed it is a simple surgical procedure if we do with dental lasers. Later you would require the help of a speech therapist who will help in pronunciation. Kindly consult.
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Toothpicks

Certified Implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics
Dentist, Pune
Toothpicks

Toothpicks can be an alternative to use for flossing if dental floss is not available. Remember not to be too harsh while using it.

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My boy was born with two little teeth in his lower jaw. By Doctor decided to pluck it off. After 6 months again in the same place two teeth came. But it is not growing enough. He is now 2 years old. please give suggestion.

BDS
Dentist, Lakhimpur
My boy was born with two little teeth in his lower jaw. By Doctor decided to pluck it off. After 6 months again in th...
Nothing to worry about. At the age of 6 years don't forget to get an xray done. It will confirm the eruption of the permanent teeth.
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