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Dr. Uma Shankar

BDS

Dentist, Bangalore

200 at clinic
Dr. Uma Shankar BDS Dentist, Bangalore
200 at clinic
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Dr. Uma Shankar is one of the best Dentists in Yelahanka, Bangalore. She has done BDS . You can consult Dr. Uma Shankar at Dr. Uma Shankar@Deeksha Hospital in Yelahanka, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Uma Shankar on Lybrate.com.

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Hello doctors, mere mummy ki age 55 hai. August me onke daant me dard tha. Onhone apni Ek daant nikalva diya. Lakin oske baad dard SE ya kisi doosri vajah SE onke neck par ek gaanth ho gai. Baad me Dr. Ko dikhaya to onhone ultrasound karne ko bola. Lakin ultrasound me bhi kuch clear nahi hua. Phir baad me fnac test hua. Test hone se pehle koi dikkat nahi thi. Lakin fnac ke baad khaana khane me dikkat ho rahi hai. Lakin fnac test me bhi clear nahi hua. Doctor NE bola ki report me symptoms to cancer ke lag rahe hain or pas bhi lag rahi hai. Lakin abhi kuch nahi kah sakte. Dobara test karne ke liye bola hai. Kuch suggest kare. ASAP.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Bhavnagar
Hello doctors, mere mummy ki age 55 hai. August me onke daant me dard tha. Onhone apni Ek daant nikalva diya. Lakin o...
Hello lybrate-user it was just enlarged lymphnoid. Start Ayurveda treatment before case got worsen. I need more details for to determine prakriti. Till start * give light diet. Less than hunger * give only boiled water * avoid curd, buttermilk, jaggery * avoid day sleep * start turmeric 1 tsp before each meal.
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I went for Root canal treatment. But I didn't keep cap from 6 month. Now can I place cap or I have go for treatment from first?

BDS
Dentist, Amritsar
I went for Root canal treatment. But I didn't keep cap from 6 month. Now can I place cap or I have go for treatment f...
If your tooth is properly sealed with a permanent filling and you don't have any symptoms of pain or difficulty in chewing, you can go for crown without any problem.
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I am suffering from bad breath. I have changed so many toothpaste and toothbrushes and mouth wash but have no result. I think there is any other problem.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I am suffering from bad breath. I have changed so many toothpaste and toothbrushes and mouth wash but have no result....
Bad breath, medically called halitosis, can result from poor dental health habits and may be a sign of other health problems. Bad breath can also be made worse by the types of foods you eat and other unhealthy lifestyle habits. Basically, all the food eaten begins to be broken down in your mouth. As foods are digested and absorbed into the bloodstream, they are eventually carried to your lungs and given off in your breath. If you eat foods with strong odors (such as garlic or onions), brushing and flossing -- even mouthwash -- merely covers up the odor temporarily. The odor will not go away completely until the foods have passed through your body. Practice good oral hygiene. Brush twice a day with fluoridetoothpaste to remove food debris and plaque. Brush teeth after you eat (keep a toothbrush at work or school to brush after lunch). Don't forget to brush the tongue, too. Replace your toothbrush every 2 to 3 months or after an illness. Use floss or an interdental cleaner to remove food particles and plaque between teeth once a day. Rinse with an antibacterial mouthwash twice a day. Dentures should be removed at night and cleaned thoroughly before being placed in your mouth the next morning. See your dentist regularly -- at least twice a year. He or she will conduct an oral exam and professional teeth cleaning and will be able to detect and treat periodontal disease, dry mouth, or other problems that may be the cause of bad mouth odor.
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How to remove the yellow stains on my teeth?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
How to remove the yellow stains on my teeth?
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with whitening (bleaching or laser) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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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I am 18 years old. I want to ask how do I whiten my tooth either by naturally or medical treatments?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I am 18 years old. I want to ask how do I whiten my tooth either by naturally or medical treatments?
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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BDS
Dentist, Bhagalpur
Periodontists are specialists in treating gum diseases and offer treatment options which dentists might not refer to.
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I have pain in my tooth since 1 year.what should i do?

As a doctor you are neglecting tooth pain since one year that is embarrassing. Anyways show it do dentist and get complete treatment. You might have dental decay or caries which is extending deeper into the tooth.
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Hi doctors, my mother has a problem that when she gets into deep sleep at night. Water fills her mouth and then it bursts and then she has to take long breaths and then cough lasts for 2-3 mins. This happens when she is deep asleep midnight or early morning what kind of prob is this? she has symptoms of fatigue and has a lesion in the throat. Tests say that lesion is not a problem. What can be its cure?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
What lesion does she have on throat? salivation may increase due to certain nerve stimulation in certain patients. Is she taking any medication for any other known disease like bp etc? medications could alter the flow of saliva in mouth.
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How can I ensure whitening of teeth as a home remedy? I'm a 25 year old male residing in Kolkata.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
How can I ensure whitening of teeth as a home remedy? I'm a 25 year old male residing in Kolkata.
Kindly get scaling and polishing done and if you want you can also get bleaching done. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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Hi I am 23 and I am having carving in my mouth to chew something. Carving is same as one has when he/she is getting new teeth. In my case there is no new teeth growing. Help me out.

BDS
Dentist, Fatehgarh Churian
Hi I am 23 and I am having carving in my mouth to chew something. Carving is same as one has when he/she is getting n...
Your bmr must be high basic metabolic rate or you need to deworm your self by albendazole. They r set of two n can be taken at once.
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I am 19 and I am getting tooth ache problems often no cavities. What's the reason. What can be done?

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Howrah
I am 19 and I am getting tooth ache problems often no cavities. What's the reason. What can be done?
Lybrate-user you might be having hidden cavities between teeth. You might also be having a 3rd molar impaction which is troubling you. Rinse with warm saline water. Visit a dentist.
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BDS, Diploma in Hospital Administration, Diploma in Pharmacy
Dentist, Delhi
Tips For The Frightened Dental Patient
More than seventy five percent of people say that they are frightened to go to the dentist. A dental patient that is afraid to see the dentist will put off having their teeth checked until the problem reaches the point of severity where the tooth has to be extracted.
If you are a frightened dental patient then there are a few things you can do to help overcome your fears. Try one or more of the following suggestions to help you transform from a frightened dental patient into a confident one.
1. Go see the dentist for regular check-ups. Schedule check-ups for once every six months. During these visits you will not be in any discomfort so you can be more relaxed. This will give you the opportunity to get to know your dental care provider better. Familiarity with the office and the staff will reduce many of your fears.
2. Be honest with the staff at the clinic about your fears. Do not be ashamed that you are afraid. If you tell the staff about your fears they will be able to help reduce your anxiety.
3. Have a friend accompany you on your visits. You can even let your friend go back into the treatment room with you. If the staff is aware of your fears they will establish seating in the treatment room for your friend. Having someone to talk to while you are waiting for the dentist can help to keep you calm.
4. Many people are more afraid of the noises that the equipment makes than they are of the pain they might feel. Carry an MP3 player and earbuds to wear while your work is being done. The music will drown out the sound of the equipment and you will be more relaxed.
5. Do not drink caffeinated beverages or beverages containing a large amount of sugar before your visit. Caffeine and sugar both can make you jittery. If you are already nervous you do not want to add the jitters from caffeine. Instead of caffeinated coffee try sipping a warm cup of green tea sweetened with honey.
6. Some people are afraid of the smells in the dental clinics. You can carry a little vapor rub with you when you go. Place a small amount of the vapor rub under each nostril and you will not be able to smell the disinfectants and medications used by the dentist.
7. Try meditation techniques to calm yourself. As you are waiting to be called back to the treatment room use deep breathing exercises to slow your heart rate. Breathe in deeply and then exhale slowly. This will supply more oxygen to your brain and will help you to relax.
8. If you have debilitating fears of visiting the dentist you should schedule a visit to the office just to meet the staff. The staff will be glad to show you around and let you see their offices, and let you talk about your fears and what you are the most afraid of.
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I am 21 years old female. With the blood of the tooth root. Sir please tell me how to solve the problem.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 21 years old female. With the blood of the tooth root. Sir please tell me how to solve the problem.
- Use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! Brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - Floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - Control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - Rinse with salt water or hydrogen peroxide to keep the area clean. Avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth. - Stay away from smoking and other tobacco products, which can aggravate bleeding gums. - Eat a balanced diet and limit snacking between meals. Carbohydrates and sugars feed dental plaque. - Try an oral irrigation device, commonly known as a "water pick," to clear debris from around the gum line. - Have your dentures aligned as needed. - You may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person.
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Hi i am having the bad smell in the mouth can you help out in this.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist,
Hi, there are various reasons of bad breath, like impurities in blood, inefficient digestive system, dry mouth (lack of saliva production), gum disease, cavities, plaque and tartar formation around teeth and gums, kind of diet, improper brushing / cleaning of mouth etc. I would advise you to get a thorough physical and dental examination to rule out the cause of bad breath and to solve it permanently. You can come to our clinic for a consultation (free of cost) regards
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My 4 year old daughter is suffering from intense pain due to cavities in 2 of her molar teeth .What to do

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Advise Xrays , fillings/ RCT of these teeth.Take Ibugesic syrup 2.75 ml 3 times for 5 days for pain relief.
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I am 18 years old male and have teeth sensitive problems for last 2 months. I have uses colgate for couple of days but haven't relief. Whay I do? Please solve the problem.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 18 years old male and have teeth sensitive problems for last 2 months. I have uses colgate for couple of days bu...
A major cause of tooth sensitivity is root exposure. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning along with desensitizing procedures and / or artificial enamel filling and / or root canal treatment. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person. Until then apply a desensitizing paste (sensodyne tooth paste) on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min until you brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight will be better.
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MDS
Dentist, Nagpur
scailing ( cleaning) of teeth every 6/12 months help to maintain oral hygiene & gums.
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I am 18 year's old and i brush twice a day but my mouth smells badly and sometimes blood also come form my teeth. I try number of mouthwash and toothpastes but when i stop doing the problem again raises.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
hi..you are suffering of inflammation and infection of gums which leads to tarter and calculus that causes bad smell ...kindly get the scaling (cleaning done by dentist ) done and you would get rid of your problem and afterwards try to maintain the oral hygiene by proper brushibg
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I have tooth and little cough problem. Smell is coming out of my mouth when I eat something. And also little cough is stored in throat. What should i do?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
You may be having gingivitis.Do Listerine mouth wash 2-3 times dailymconsult dentist for advice.Your throat problem could be because of spread of infection from gums.You have to take a course of antibiotic also
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