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Dr. Uma Shankar

BDS, MDS

Dentist, Bangalore

17 Years Experience  ·  150 at clinic
Dr. Uma Shankar BDS, MDS Dentist, Bangalore
17 Years Experience  ·  150 at clinic
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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. Uma Shankar is a popular Dentist in Yelahanka, Bangalore. She has been a practicing Dentist for 17 years. She has completed BDS, MDS . You can consult Dr. Uma Shankar at Shivani Dental Speciality clinic & Endodontics Research Centre in Yelahanka, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Uma Shankar on Lybrate.com.

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Education
BDS - MS Ramaiah Dental College, - 2000
MDS - AB SHETTY INSTITUTE OF DENTAL SCIENCE, - 2006
Languages spoken
English
Professional Memberships
Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons of India (AOMSI)

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5th Main Road, R T Nagar. Landmark: Near Hmt Bhavan & Income Tax OfficeBangalore Get Directions
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"Prateeksha" #216, 2nd Cross, Coffee Board Layout, Hebbal KempapuraBangalore Get Directions
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I am 20 years old ieat any cold substance it give me pain. Please ask me any tooth past about this diseases.

MDS
Dentist, Sangli
I am 20 years old ieat any cold substance it give me pain. Please ask me any tooth past about this diseases.
Dear Shivam, you must be suffering from dental cavity which must be causing you pain. Toothpaste will releive your pain temporarily. So get that concerned tooth filled or root canal treatment done.
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Mere daant mai jaurd se bohot dard hai na koi sujan na koi chot.

Dentist,
Mere daant mai jaurd se bohot dard hai na koi sujan na koi chot.
There is very deep cavity,touching nerve-which cause grt pain.Plz see dentist n get it filled, along with medicine.
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I am facing ulcer from yesterday under lower lips my Dr. given me ORAHELPgel (choline salicylate &lignocain hydrochloride gel) and said to drop 2 times on ulcer but it smell like tobacco and im worry about is it ok to swallow that orahelp drops?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I am facing ulcer from yesterday under lower lips my Dr. given me ORAHELPgel (choline salicylate &lignocain hydrochlo...
Don't worry about the smell. Apply it 3-4 times on ulcers. Avoid oilly n spicy food. Don't worry if you swallow some.
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I have tongue ulcers my Doctor advice me Forcan 150 mg. 1 daily, Zincovit 1 daily and for pain diclomol and Mucopain Gel sos. I am taking these for last 3 weeks. But results are very slow. Please advise me what to do.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
1-Take pranacharya virechan churna or triphala churna 1 tsf in warm water before sleep at night. 2-take arogyavardhinii vati 1- tab after lunch and dinner. Diet-take 5-7 munakkas with milk. Eat papaya in fruits .avoid tea. Coffee.spicy food. Fermented food. Junk food. Avoid alcohol consumption.
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I am 25 years old man my younger brother complaint me from last 4 years that when I was sleeping then I rub my teeth very hard and for long time actually I never take this issue serious I always think that he is just joking but from last 6 months I was living with my friends in Chandigarh when they complaint me that daily in the night I rub my teeth very hard and for long time. I am so worried about this issue so please tell me that how I will overcome from this issue and also tell me the reason why I was facing this issue and side effects of teeth rubbing.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am 25 years old man my younger brother complaint me from last 4 years that when I was sleeping then I rub my teeth ...
Hi, teeth grinding (bruxism) is a psychosomatic disorder, usually a person is under heavy stress. Best remedy for this is to make lifestyle changes like regular exercise, reduce intake of coffee, tea at night, meditation and breathing exercise, etc. For dental consideration it affects muscles of jaw and teeth structure. Best thing is see you dentist and get night guards (thin puc trays that covers and cushions your teeth) and use them regularly.
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I have ceramic brace's and the rubber band which holds the string gets yellow. It looks bad what should I do for it?

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Faridabad
I have ceramic brace's and the rubber band which holds the string gets yellow. It looks bad what should I do for it?
Ask the orthodontist to kindly place the Metallic Ligature tags in place of Rubbers They would be less quite esthetic and hygienic.
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I brushes my teeth twice in a day but smell comes after 1-2 hour again. What should I do for better result?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I brushes my teeth twice in a day but smell comes after 1-2 hour again. What should I do for better result?
Adv. cleaning, filling tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling will prevent food stagnation that can eventually lead to fowl smell. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth
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Aesthetic Dentistry

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Aesthetic Dentistry

Crown and veneering will increase your smile if fractured or discolored teeth present in oral cavity.

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Mouth getting dry during sleeping at night in day time its ok, kindly advise.

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist,
Yes sometime due to medicine of BP having this effect. Just make sure to make good mouth hygiene before sleep.
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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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BDS
Dentist, Nashik
use of dental floss can be really helpful in cleaning spaces between teeth
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I am suffering from mouth ulcer what should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist,
I am suffering from mouth ulcer what should I do?
Cap bnc one a day local application of metrogyl gel suck on tab bifilac twice daily drink plenty of water take fibrous food.
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I have sensitivity in my molars during the cold weather. I brush twice daily and I don't have any cavity. Please suggest me a remedy.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I have sensitivity in my molars during the cold weather. I brush twice daily and I don't have any cavity. Please sugg...
this is a common aspect in winter season for sensitive teeth therefore u need to use a flouride content toothpaste
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I am 22 years old male and, I have so much teeth pain so give tips please?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
I am 22 years old male and, I have so much teeth pain so give tips please?
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need root canal treatment. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash. Advise c. Amox 500mg 1-1-1, thrice daily, t. Metrogyl 400mg 1-1-1, thrice daily, t. Imol 1-1-1, thrice daily (contraindicated in conditions with gastric ulcer, asthma, wheezing, allergy), c. Becosules 1-0-0 once daily all for 3 days only. 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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BDS, MDS
Dentist,
Kind of toothbrush to be used by adults: We recommend a brush with soft bristles which helps in removing the plaque and debris thoroughly from the mouth
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I have a cavity in my last tooth of upper jaw & what is the approx. Cost of root canal treatment and, how much time this process will take? Please advice. Thanx

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Since its upper last molar, access will be very limited, it is better to extract if its upper third molar
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Sir my teeth is paining what type of medicine I need to take please can you give the name of the medicine cure the teeth problem.

Dentist, Agra
Sir my teeth is paining what type of medicine I need to take please can you give the name of the medicine cure the te...
If the tooth is paining. Means there is caries in that tooth. You can take any pain killer and get instant relief but the permanent cure of the problem is restoration for which you will hav to visit a dentist.
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I am having pain in my mouth as my wisdom tooth is coming out and my throat is also paining its been 2-3 days and the pain is increasing. I am very afraid to go to a dentist. What should I do?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Consult a maxillofacial surg if wisdom not in correct direction it may have to be removed if scared ask for surgery under ga.
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BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
When the pulp of the tooth becomes inflamed, septic or lifeless, one needs to go through the root canal treatment.
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M.D.S, B.D.S.
Dentist, Katihar
Brush twice a day, keep tooth problems away: brushing twice a day removes the tiny left out food particles from the mouth and keeps it fresher and cleaner.
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