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Dr. Vijaya Shankar

BDS

Dentist, Bangalore

26 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
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Dr. Vijaya Shankar BDS Dentist, Bangalore
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I’m dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
I’m dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family.
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Dr. Vijaya Shankar is a popular Dentist in Attiguppe, Bangalore. He has had many happy patients in his 26 years of journey as a Dentist. He has done BDS . You can consult Dr. Vijaya Shankar at Keerthi Dental Clinic in Attiguppe, Bangalore. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Vijaya Shankar on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Government Dental College, Bangalore - 1992
Languages spoken
English

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Keerthi Dental Clinic

23, 3Rd Main, Attriguppe, Vijay NagarBangalore Get Directions
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Hi I wanna know what will be the cost for putting clip to teeth? How many month it will take? And I don't want to remove my teeth n put clip. Kindly suggest.

MDS - Orthodontics, bachelor of Dental Surgery
Dentist, Calicut
Hi I wanna know what will be the cost for putting clip to teeth? How many month it will take? And I don't want to rem...
The cost for braces varies from place to palce and Orthodontist to Orthodontist depending on the brackets and materials used. It can be 18000 to 1 lakh. Regarding extractions. Now dere are special type of braces which can treat some of the cases in which extraction s required to a non extraction treatmnet. But remember not all cases. These braces are called Damon braces and you can google them for knowing more. But it is costlier than the normal braces. These braces also reduce treatmnt duration and also reduces frequency of orthodontic visits. They are more comfortable than normal braces.
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Cavities

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Cavities
Cavities, or tooth decay, is the destruction of your tooth enamel, the hard, outer layer of your teeth. It can be a problem for children, teens and adults. Plaque, a sticky film of bacteria, constantly forms on your teeth. When you eat or drink foods containing sugars, the bacteria in plaque produce acids that attack tooth enamel. The stickiness of the plaque keeps these acids in contact with your teeth and over time the enamel can break down. This is when cavities can form. A cavity is a little hole in your tooth.

Cavities are more common among children, but changes that occur with aging make cavities an adult problem, too. Recession of the gums away from the teeth, combined with an increased incidence of gum disease, can expose tooth roots to plaque. Tooth roots are covered with cementum, a softer tissue than enamel. They are susceptible to decay and are more sensitive to touch and to hot and cold. It’s common for people over age 50 to have tooth-root decay.

Decay around the edges, or a margin, of fillings is also common for older adults. Because many older adults lacked benefits of fluoride and modern preventive dental care when they were growing up, they often have a number of dental fillings. Over the years, these fillings may weaken and tend to fracture and leak around the edges. Bacteria accumulate in these tiny crevices causing acid to build up which leads to decay.

You can help prevent tooth decay by following these tips:

Brush twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste.
Clean between your teeth daily with floss or interdental cleaner.
Eat nutritious and balanced meals and limit snacking.
Check with your dentist about the use of supplemental fluoride, which strengthens your teeth, and about use of dental sealants (a plastic protective coating) applied to the chewing surfaces of the back teeth (where decay often starts) to protect them from decay.
Visit your dentist regularly for professional cleanings and oral examination.
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MDS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Hormonal changes in women increase senitivity and may also lead to the occurance of gingivitis.

Bad Breath

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Bad Breath
Call it bad breath or halitosis, it’s an unpleasant condition that’s cause for embarrassment. If you’re concerned about bad breath, see your dentist. Bad breath can be caused by a number of sources, your dentist can help identify the cause and determine the best treatment.

What causes bad breath?

Food. What you eat affects the air you exhale, like garlic or onions. If you don't brush daily, particles of food can remain in the mouth, collecting bacteria, which can cause bad breath. Dieters may develop unpleasant breath from infrequent eating.

Gum disease. Persistent bad breath or a bad taste in the mouth can also be one of the warning signs of gum disease; which is caused by plaque.

Dry mouth. This occurs when the flow of saliva decreases and can be caused by various medications, salivary gland problems or continuously breathing through the mouth.If you suffer from dry mouth, your dentist may prescribe anartificial saliva, or suggest using sugarless candy or increase your fluid intake.

Smoking and tobacco. In addition to staining teeth and being bad for overall health, tobacco can add to bad breath. Tobacco users are at greater risk for developing oral cancer. If you use tobacco, ask your dentist for tips on kicking the habit.

Medical conditions. Some diseases have symptoms related to bad breath. Sinus or lung infections, bronchitis, diabetes, and some liver or kidney diseases may be associated with bad breath.

If you’re concerned about what’s causing your bad breath, make an appointment to see your dentist. Regular checkups allow your dentist to detect any problems such as gum disease or dry mouth. Bad breath may be the sign of a medical disorder. If your dentist determines that your mouth is healthy, you may be referred to your physician.

Maintaining good oral hygiene, eliminating gum disease and scheduling regular professional cleanings are essential to reducing bad breath. Brush twice a day and clean between your teeth. Clean your tongue, too. If you wear dentures, be sure to remove them at night and clean them thoroughly before replacing them the next morning.

It’s important to note that mouthwash will only mask the odour temporarily. Mouthwashes are generally cosmetic and do not have a long-lasting effect on bad breath. If you must constantly use a breath freshener to hide unpleasant mouth odour, see your dentist.
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Am suffering teeth gum pains. So please suggest me a solution and am also suffering from ulcers ulcers are getting in my mouth twice a month so please give a solution.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Am suffering teeth gum pains. So please suggest me a solution and am also suffering from ulcers ulcers are getting in...
For mouth ulcers you may take a cap bnc daily, suck on tab bifilac twice daily, local application of metroggyl gel, add fibre to your diet, green veg, banana r rich sources, take two helpful spoons of isabagol husk at night with water, milk or curd, drink plenty of water. Stress, hurry, worry predispose you to this, ladies may experience this more during periods.
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I am 35 years old and I have paeriya in my mouth give some solution please Its happen from 9 months.

BDS
Dentist, Saharanpur
I am 35 years old and I have paeriya in my mouth give some solution please Its happen from 9 months.
Get scaling done m brush your teeth twice a day n use mouthwash twice a day n dentalfloss n do warm saline rinces 3-4 times a day.
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I am getting mouth ulcers very frequently for a quite long time. Is there any particular cause for that? What kind of treatment is needed to cure it.

B. D. S
Dentist, Delhi
I am getting mouth ulcers very frequently for a quite long time. Is there any particular cause for that? What kind of...
Cause can be anything like sharp cusps, habbit of chewing tobbacco. You can apply ointment kenacord 0.1% 3 times in a day.
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I am 21 year old male, I had mouth ulcer for past few days. What should i do to cure?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Hello lybrate-user, ulcers last for a period of 14 days, from the start to the complete healing. Even if you do not apply anything, the ulcer heals. Avoid eating extremely hot and spicy food. If the ulcer is small, you can apply certain gel over the ulcerated area after consulting the dentist. If the ulcer appears to increase in size rapidly, you should see the dentist immediately.
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I discontinued my braces treatment at end of 2015 and now again I started to continue my treatment but dentist said that your old doctor treated your teeth very badly &they get very sensitive and weak. She treating me very slowly becozz my teeth is very weak. Is there any solution to get back my teeth as early as possible? Give me a solution (food) for my good teeth.

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Delhi
I discontinued my braces treatment at end of 2015 and now again I started to continue my treatment but dentist said t...
its very bad that your present doctor is bad mouthing about previous doctor. every doctor do his job at its best. ur senstivity can be cured by any antisensitivity toothpaste available .dont worry
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I have 26 year old. Last few months ago my mouth problem. It is a infection problem in mouth.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Kindly get yourself checked by the dentist. You might have deep cavity. Or pain due to third molar. Kindly get yourself checked.
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