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Dr. Supriya S Shetty

Dentist, Bangalore

Dr. Supriya S Shetty Dentist, Bangalore
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Dr. Supriya S Shetty is a renowned Dentist in Chamarajpet, Bangalore. She is currently associated with Shri Sai Prerna Dental in Chamarajpet, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Supriya S Shetty and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Reduce Pain After Orthodontic Treatment

Advanced Aesthetics
Dentist, Jammu
Reduce Pain After Orthodontic Treatment

To lessen the degree of pain or soreness in the mouth during the orthodontic treatment, you can gargle with 8 ounces of lukewarm water with one teaspoonful of salt dissolved in it. Swish it around your mouth and then spit it out. It will dull the pain and provide relief.

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I have irregular teeths and 2 missing canines. Please let me know about the estimated cost to be incurred in the treatment through lingual braces or other best alternative.

BDS, Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Surat
Need to check personally to decide line of treatment and cost. Alternatively, you may consult a dentist.
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I was pain in my teeth. Some time but after 1 year I have pain start what should do?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I was pain in my teeth. Some time but after 1 year I have pain start what should 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
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I have a infection in my mouth, the skin of my inner mouth is become infected, what I will do.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery), MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Delhi
Start taking more of juicy fruits & vegetables like orange, mousmis, lemon, tomatoes etc. One homoeopathic medicine - sul. A. 200 (liquid) - 1drop 4 times a day may be taken for four days till you consult an homoeopathic specialist.
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Post graduate certificate course of implantogy, BDS
Dentist,
Diabetes and Oral Health

During the past 10 years, much research has been undertaken on the link between diabetes and periodontal disease. Periodontal disease is the sixth leading complication of diabetes. If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, you are 3 to 4 times more likely to develop periodontal disease, with a higher rate of more severe levels of bone loss and gum infection.1

What Is Diabetes? Diabetes is a serious disease in which the body does not produce or properly use insulin, a hormone needed to convert sugar, starches, and other foods into energy. Normally, insulin helps get sugar from the blood to the body's cells, where it is used for energy. When you have diabetes, your body has trouble making and/or using insulin, so your body does not get the fuel it needs and your blood sugar stays too high. High blood sugar sets off processes that can lead to complications, such as heart, kidney, and eye disease, or other serious problems.2,3

If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, you are 3 to 4 times more likely to develop periodontal disease.

Are There Different Types of Diabetes? It is estimated that more than 20 million adults and children in the United States have some form of diabetes?14 million having been diagnosed with the disease and 6 million being unaware they have it. There are different types of the disease: type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes, as well as prediabetes. Most Americans (around 90%) who are diagnosed with diabetes have type 2 diabetes.2,3

What Is Periodontal Disease? Periodontal disease, or gum disease, is a bacterial infection of the gums, ligaments, and bone that support your teeth and hold them in the jaw. If left untreated, you may experience tooth loss. The main cause of periodontal disease is bacterial plaque, a sticky, colorless microbial film that constantly forms on your teeth. Toxins (or poisons) produced by the bacteria in plaque irritate the gums, causing infection.4

Diabetes Control and Periodontal Treatment

Periodontal disease may make it more difficult for you to control your blood sugar. Your body's reaction to periodontal disease can increase your blood sugar level. Consequently, it is important for patients with diabetes to treat and eliminate periodontal infection for optimal diabetes control. Periodontal treatment combined with antibiotics has been shown to improve blood sugar levels in patients with diabetes, suggesting that treating periodontal disease could decrease insulin requirements.1

What Are the Warning Signs?

DIABETES

Constant hunger or thirstFrequent urinationBlurred visionConstant fatigueWeight loss without tryingPoor wound healing (cuts or bruises that are slow to heal)Dry mouthItchy, dry skinTingling or numbness in the hands or feetMost people with diabetes do not notice any warning signs
PERIODONTAL DISEASE 
Red and swollen gums that bleed often during brushing or flossing and are tender to the touchGums that have pulled away from the teeth, exposing the rootsMilky white or yellowish plaque deposits, which are usually heaviest between the teethPus between the teeth and gums accompanied by tenderness or swelling in the gum areaA consistent foul, offensive odor from the mouth

IMPORTANT: Physicians and Dentists Need to Work Together

It is important that your dentist be kept up-to-date on your diabetic condition and treatment and that your physician be kept up-to-date on your oral condition and treatment, so that they can work together to help you control your diabetes and prevent or control periodontal disease.1

Keep your dentist up-to-date on your diabetic condition and your physician up-to-date on your oral condition.

If your diabetic condition is well controlled, periodontal treatment would be the same for you as for a patient without diabetes. In early stages, treatment usually involves removing the plaque and calculus from the pockets around your teeth. If the periodontal disease is more severe or if your diabetes is not well controlled, treatment will be more specialized and tailored toward your specific condition. Your dentist may recommend more frequent oral prophylaxes (dental cleanings) involving scaling and root planing or may recommend periodontal surgery.1

Diabetes and Your Mouth

Periodontal disease is not the only problem that can occur if you have diabetes. Although you might not be able to prevent these problems, you can minimize the trouble they cause you5:

Dry mouth: Xerostomia occurs when your salivary glands don't produce sufficient saliva to keep your mouth moist, causing tissues in your mouth to become inflamed and sore. It can make chewing, tasting, and swallowing more difficult, as well as cause difficulty in eating, making it more difficult to control blood sugar.Fungal infection: Candida albicans is a fungus that normally lives inside the mouth without causing any problems. But when you have diabetes, deficient saliva in your mouth and extra sugar in your saliva allow the fungus to cause an infection called candidiasis (thrush), which appears as sore white or red areas in your mouth.Burning mouth syndrome: If you feel severe burning and pain in your mouth even though you don't see any problems causing it, you may have this syndrome.Oral surgery complications:If you need oral surgery, diabetes? particularly if poorly controlled?can complicate oral surgery. Diabetes retards healing and increases risk of infection. Your blood sugar levels also may be harder to control after oral surgery. Your dentist should work closely with your physician to minimize possible complications. If you need oral surgery, the American Diabetes Association recommends that you: 
Remind your dentist that you have diabetes and discuss any specific diabetes-related issues.Eat before your dental visit so your blood sugar is within normal range.Take your usual medications. Your dentist should consult with your physician about whether you can adjust your diabetes medications or take an antibiotic to prevent infection before surgery.Plan for your eating needs after surgery. If you're having dental work that may leave your mouth sore, plan to eat soft or liquid foods that will allow you to eat without pain.Wait until your blood sugar is under control. It's best to have surgery when your blood sugar levels are within your goal range. If your dental needs are urgent and your blood sugar is poorly controlled, talk to your dentist and physician about receiving dental treatments in a hospital.


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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
In case dental floss is not available, toothpick can be used for flossing. Just be careful while using it.
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Food often get stuck in my third molar teeth which only grew half. Is this a bad sign?

MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Food often get stuck in my third molar teeth which only grew half. Is this a bad sign?
Your tooth is partly erupted in oral cavity which we call it as impaction. You can get it extracted by discussing with your dentist as he will tell you by looking in to xray whether it will erupt or not.
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How to reduce blood from teeth at the time of brushing?

How to reduce blood from teeth at the time of brushing?
Brush them properly in upper jaw from gums to teeth and same lower jaw gums to teeth upward in rotatory motion. Use antiseptic mouthwash regularly after brushing and before going to sleep.
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I have continue gum bleeding from past 5 months what would I do to get rid of this problem. Please suggest me as soon as you can.

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Mumbai
I have continue gum bleeding from past 5 months what would I do to get rid of this problem. Please suggest me as soon...
Visit a dentist. They will help you identify the cause of the bleeding gums followed by proper treatment measures like deep cleaning, scaling and polishing. A follow up plan of maintenance with a suitable toothpaste will help you.
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I am 25 year old having a serious tooth pain due to this I can't sleep in night properly what to do can I take any pain killer please suggest.

Diploma in Endodontist, BDS
Dentist, Madurai
I am 25 year old having a serious tooth pain due to this I can't sleep in night properly what to do can I take any pa...
Hi lybrate-user, might be pain due to dental caries, or impaction of third molar, please get an x-ray of teeth.
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I am 20 years old. I have cavities. What should I do to remove it?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist,
Get it filled quickly to avoid further more pain and infection. Cavity once starts it goes deeper. Brush regularly two times daily. Rinse your mouth with chlorhexidine mouthwash for 15 days.
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I am 30 years old male and I have a teeth problem for last 2 years. What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 30 years old male and I have a teeth problem for last 2 years. What should I do?
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray) to decide upon treatment. You may consult me in person. 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.
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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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Dental Health Tip

BDS
Dentist, Panchkula
Dental Health Tip
Eating and drinking naturally weakens the enamel on your teeth and brushing straight afterwards can cause tiny particles of enamel to be brushed away. It is best not to brush your teeth until at least one hour after eating.
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I have 15-20 ulcers on my tongue and mouth I am unable to speak and tomorrow is my interview. I have tried all the measures like tulsi honey and coconut and also orasore tube with medicines Pls suggest some fast relief giving methods.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Chandigarh
I have 15-20 ulcers on my tongue and mouth
I am unable to speak and tomorrow is my interview. I have tried all the me...
fast relief is only possible if ur digestive system gets perfect. take kachi lassi( 40% milk + 60% water) mixed wid 2 tsf of brahmi sharbat 3-4 times a day. and take Satt isabgol 2tsf bed time with 1 cup milk bed time for successfull relief. see the results & update me
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What is the solution for throat pain, and also blisters on the tongue, the blisters are like paining a lot while eating any spicy food, please give me a solution.

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
What is the solution for throat pain, and also blisters on the tongue, the blisters are like paining a lot while eati...
Homoeopathic treatment - ferrum phos 6x 4 pills 3 times borax 200 -4 pills 3 times mouth ulcer (bjain) 2 tab 3 times.
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I have mouth ulcer for over two days. What should I do?

MDS, BDS
Dentist,
I have mouth ulcer for over two days. What should I do?
There are many reasons for recurring mouth ulcers. Some are given below 1. Stress ulcers 2. Stomach upset 3. Allergy to some drug or food 4. Viral infections 5. Systemic conditions etc. Consult in person to find the cause and management any non healing ulcer can be dangerous.
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Hello doctor. I am suffering from mouth ulcer. I just 24, I have no any habits. Please give me any suggestion to me, how to recover from ulcer.? Thanks Regards

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Hello doctor. I am suffering from mouth ulcer. I just 24, I have no any habits. Please give me any suggestion to me, ...
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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Swelling near the teeth can' t eat anything. Please help.

BDS
Dentist,
It looks like infection on that tooth. Consult a dentist soon. He will prescribe some antibiotics and painkillers.
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
Fill your stomach till you feel at leisure before going for the RCT as it can take as long as 3 hours sometimes.
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