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Dr. Swetha Shanmukh

BDS

Dentist, Bangalore

10 Years Experience
Dr. Swetha Shanmukh BDS Dentist, Bangalore
10 Years Experience
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Swetha Shanmukh is a popular Dentist in Padmanabha Nagar, Bangalore. She has been a successful Dentist for the last 10 years. She is a BDS . She is currently associated with Care Dental Hospital - Padmanabhanagar in Padmanabha Nagar, Bangalore. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Swetha Shanmukh on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - RAJIV GANDHI UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES(BANGALORE) - 2007
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Hi sir I have a problem in my teeth, my left side teeth are creat pain when I drinking a water, cold drink, hot milk so doctor sahab please give me a proper solution of that type of problem.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Hi sir I have a problem in my teeth, my left side teeth are creat pain when I drinking a water, cold drink, hot milk
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Rule out cavity if not there use thermoseal ra tooth paste twice daily leave in mouth after brushing rinse after five min.
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What are side effects of tooth scaling for cleansing? does it make the tooth weaker and sensitive?

B.D.S
Dentist, Jaipur
No not at all. Scaling is done to clean the bacterial deposits like calculus and plaque that helps in maintaining the healthy oral environment.
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When I brush bleeding is coming out from teeth what should I do to improve my teeth conditions?

BDS, Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research
Dentist, Kolkata
When I brush bleeding is coming out from teeth what should I do to improve my teeth conditions?
Improve yr oral hygiene and go for ultrasonic scaling and polishing. A few antibiotics with vitamin supplements might be necessary. Visit yr doctor immediately.
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My uncles teeth have pain. They have always pain in their teeth after every one or two days. I want to know that why they a pain.

BDS
Dentist, Durgapur
My uncles teeth have pain. They have always pain in their teeth after every one or two days. I want to know that why ...
teeth are infected that's why its paining. search lybrate to find a dentist nearby. the teeth may Need root canal treatment
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I am male and 25 years old. Even in the presence of saliva I feel thirsty and vomit. I am facing this problem from around 3 years. Even it has become difficult for me to speak. I have got frustrated because I cannot face interview, and several things due to this problem. So please help me.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
It might be due to anxiety neurosis and I will suggest you to drink three litres of water daily and start with Tablet folvite 5mg once a day for six months and tablet vitamin D3 60000iu once a week for six months
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Can Chocolates Cause Tooth Decay?

MDS, BDS, Sedation(Inhalation) Specialist
Dentist, Hyderabad
Can Chocolates Cause Tooth Decay?

One warning that most children would have heard from their parent or other elders is, 'don’t eat chocolates, your teeth will get decayed'. And, most children grow up believing this to be true. As this is a global statement thus, more and more research has been done to clarify this. (Learn more to maintain Oral Health in Children)

Let us understand in brief the basic process of tooth decay. The tooth is made of mineralized layer called the enamel that is covered constantly with saliva. There are thousands of bacteria in the mouth. Food substances gradually deposit on the teeth and form plaque (learn more about plaque problem). This combination of a moist environment and bacteria on a mineralized structure produces the ideal environment for bacteria to act and produce acids which break down the minerals in the enamel. This is the first step in the origin of decay. The acid produced attracts more bacteria which further leads to worsening of the decay.

Some of the facts correlating chocolates and tooth decay are as follows:

  1. Chocolates in particular do not cause tooth decay. Very often, children tend to eat chocolates in between their meals and do not rinse or brush. This leads to greater level of plaque formation, thereby, starting off the process of decay. Not just chocolates any sticky foods can lead to tooth decay. What needs to be enforced is a habit to brush or at the least rinse thoroughly after eating a chocolate bar. In fact, this could be used as a reward, and it can help food deposits formed from other foods also to be washed away. The child gets to eat a chocolate, and good oral hygiene is reinforced too!
  2. Eating a chocolate before the actual meal is a way to indulge. What happens is that there is no sticky residue on the teeth if eaten this way. The child gets to enjoy chocolate at the same time keeping the teeth away from decay.
  3. Another habit is to make sure that the child eats all of chocolate at one shot than to keep nibbling at it for hours. That way, the chocolate can be managed with one round of brushing or rinsing
  4. it is advisable to give the child their share of chocolate at night, as most kids brush teeth before going to bed.
  5. Dark chocolates contain a good amount of antioxidants and are believed to reduce the incidence of plaque formation and therefore, they counter the effect of acids produced by the bacteria.

So, the next time someone talks about chocolates causing all the tooth decay, tell them it is not that bad, you can have your chocolate and eat it too!!
 

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How to reduce bad smell from mouth. Which things should be used to reduce d same. Please help and advise sm medicine to reduce my bad breath at d earliest. Nd also how to whiten teeth naturally?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
How to reduce bad smell from mouth. Which things should be used to reduce d same. Please help and advise sm medicine ...
Get scaling done brush twice daily drink plenty of water eat fibrous food use hexidine mouth wash you may use snowdent for teeth whitening.
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I am 46. Mera datto mai kirra lega hai. Aur muhh sai smell aati hai. Iska Lita mujha Kya karna ho gaa.

BDS
Dentist, Raigarh
Hi , daant mein sadan hone se khanna fussne lagta hein. Joh mooh ki badbu hein woh iss fusse huein khane ki hein. Daant ki safai acche se karein aur dentist ke pass jaa kar sadan ka illaj karaein.
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मुझे महिने मे १ या २ बार मूँह के छाले हो जाते है दवा लेने के बाद कुछ दिन तक तौ आराम रहता है और कुछ दिनो बाद फिर ये समस्या आ जाती है

MDS
Dentist, Sangli
मुझे महिने मे १ या २ बार मूँह के छाले हो जाते है दवा लेने के बाद कुछ दिन तक तौ आराम रहता है और कुछ दिनो बाद फिर ये सम...
Please improve your diet (avoid spicy food), take adequate sleep, increase water intake, quit bad habit if any (quit smoking), try to reduce stress in life.
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Smell comes from my mouth even after brushing daily. What is the reason and what should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Smell comes from my mouth even after brushing daily. What is the reason and what should I do?
It is called Halitosis. You must be having unhealthy gums. Please get a professional scaling and polishing done once in 4 months from dentist. Start using mouthwash before going to bed.
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I am a 31 years old male and have teethpains for last 2 weeks. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist,
I am a 31 years old male and have teethpains for last 2 weeks. What should I do?
Tooth pain has to be diagnosed, without diagnosis no dentist can prescribe medication. The pain can be cavity, 3rd molar, periapical infection or periodontal so its wrong on the dentist side if he or she prescribe any medicine without having knowledge of pain.
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I am 18 yers old from rajasthan. In our village there ,water contain fluoride in it. So my teeth become yellow due to it. I show this to doctors but they can't do perfect solutions. Please suggest me answer. How to become my teeth yellow.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 18 yers old from rajasthan. In our village there ,water contain fluoride in it. So my teeth become yellow due to...
Visit a dentist. The method of acidic micro abrasion, followed by remineralisation procedures, assures a considerable recovery of the dental surfaces affected by fluorosis. Best way is capping or veneers for upper front 6 teeth & lower front 6 teeth. Until then use tooth mousse tooth paste. Apply this paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min. Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results.
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When I press my gums there is smelly discharge from front lower gums and sometimes gums swell ,i have started using mouthwash and pepsodent -g toothpaste what more should I go for

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
There is infection of gums so you have to get scaling done from dentist.Mostly scaling is sufficient but if problem persists than xray is advised as there could be big spaces between teeth below gums.
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Which filling is better for tooth?

Which filling is better for tooth?
It depends upon the location and depth of decay. Otherwise esthetically and strength wise composite fillings are superb.
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Mouth ulcers continues to occur for months? what should I do?

BDS
Dentist,
Mouth ulcers continues to occur for months? what should I do?
Hello use capsule neurobion once daily for 15 days. Usually this problem might be due to your irregular diet. So increase vegetables and rice, reduce snacks and spicy food. Thank you.
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Hi, 3 weeks back, I underwent orthodontics treatment, yesterday my left side button broken in the brace, I unable to chew anything now, my doctor gone to out of station, he will be back after 20 days, I wanted to knw, is any idea, something to correct the button, its lying on the brace now.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Hi, 3 weeks back, I underwent orthodontics treatment, yesterday my left side button broken in the brace, I unable to ...
This broken button can be replaced by an orthodontist/dentist skilled in orthodontics work. Please visit a nearby orthodontist/dentis and explain your problem to them. They will definitely help you till you own orthodontist comes back.
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Hi doctor my self ajay jain I am 38 year old man and I have gums problem and pain problem last week what I do.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi doctor my self ajay jain I am 38 year old man and I have gums problem and pain problem last week what I do.
Lybrate-useryou are having pain and gum problem from last week. Visit dental surgeon for repair of teeth. Get scaling and polishing of teeth.
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I have a black spot between my front two teeth. I want to clear that. Please help.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have a black spot between my front two teeth. I want to clear that. Please help.
All individuals requires scaling (cleaning) to be done atleast once in 6months to maintain our oral hygiene clean. Our toothbrush is not much finely designed to clean all the plaque and calculi in the interdental areas of the teeth, which is the area where most of the calculus accumulate much and has to be removed regularly using scalers by the dentist.
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BDS
Dentist, Panchkula
You can exercise for healthier gums as well. Gently bite down so as to make sure that your teeth make a clinking sound when they meet. Repeat this 30 to 40 times continously. This exercise will stimulate the flow of blood and will keep your gums healthy.
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