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Dr. Himanshu Shekhar

MDS - Periodontics

Dentist, chennai

1 Years Experience
Dr. Himanshu Shekhar MDS - Periodontics Dentist, chennai
1 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. Himanshu Shekhar is an experienced Dentist in Tambaram, Chennai. He has helped numerous patients in his 1 year of experience as a Dentist. He studied and completed MDS - Periodontics . He is currently practising at Cosmetic Dental clinic and Laser centre in Tambaram, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Himanshu Shekhar on Lybrate.com.

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MDS - Periodontics - Thai Moogambigai Dental College & Hospital - 2016
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More About Dental Implants

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
More About Dental Implants

Root canal therapy (RCT) followed by a crown is the most common mode of treatment for severely decayed teeth. However, this is not devoid of failure. In another case, if a tooth could not be salvaged by RCT, then extraction followed by a bridge (replacing the removed tooth with support from adjacent healthy teeth) became the next best option.

In both cases, especially latter, healthy teeth are being manipulated to support the tooth being replaced. The next quest was to work without touching the sound tooth. So, instead of taking support from adjacent teeth, thought was given to provide support from within the bone very similar to how a natural tooth stands. The lost root is replaced by a compatible metal, on which a tooth crown is then built. This was the beginning of dental implants, which has gained significant popularity over the last two to three decades.

Advantages:
1. Does not affect adjacent healthy teeth
2. Functionally better, as it has stronger support from the bone
3. More aesthetically appealing
4. Maintain facial bone and soft tissue structure
5. Better for the gum health compared to bridges
6. Easier oral hygiene practices

Mechanism:
A strong, biocompatible material is used to make screws, which are inserted into the bone. Titanium is the most preferred material, and because of its unique property of osseo-integration (fuses with the bone), it fuses with the bone to reduce bone loss after the tooth is gone. In most cases, the titanium screws, which act as the root for the implants are placed into the bone and allowed for some weeks to few months to fuse with the bone. Then, an interim crown may be used until the screw is ready to take on an implant. The screw is periodically monitored and once it is completely accepted, then an abutment is placed on it. This acts like a stump or a root, over which a crown will be placed.

Though most implants are done for replacing single teeth, in many cases, multiple teeth may be replaced using abutments. If the missing teeth are adjacent to each other or in the same quadrant, then a denture might be overlaid over the abutments. Alternately, a partial denture may be used which is screwed over an abutment.

Maintenance:
Regular brushing and flossing, rinsing and mouthwashing assume a greater significance in patients with implants. Also, regular visits to the dentist are a must.

Dental implants are a boon for missing teeth, with the various advantages. However, it is not for all, with excellent bone health being one of the prerequisites. A thorough dental examination will help determine if you are a right candidate. Visit your dentist to find out more.

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Dental Care

Advanced Aesthetics
Dentist, Jammu
Dental Care

Flossing is as important as brushing on a daily basis. Taking the floss all the way down to the point where the teeth and gums meet is the appropriate way of doing it.

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Hi. I am feeling severe tooth pain when I drink cold water. What is the solution for getting rid of it ?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi. I am feeling severe tooth pain when I drink cold water. What is the solution for getting rid of it ?
A major cause of tooth sensitivity is root exposure. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning along with desensitizing procedures and / or artificial enamel filling or root canal treatment. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. 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. Advance procedures can be done with laser. 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. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months.
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Hi I have mouth stink problem from long time day by day its its getting more I m doing f brush 2 times I have changed so many tooth brush, tooth paste mouths wash its not effected please send me good advise. I don't want go for any treatment if one time will go for doctor problems started day by day so help me its look so bad when I open my mouth in anyone.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Hi I have mouth stink problem from long time day by day its its getting more I m doing f brush 2 times I have changed...
Homoeopathic medicine NUX VOMICA 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 2 drops direct on tongue twice daily RINSEOUT ( SBL) Gargles 20 drops in 20 ml luke warm water.Gargles 3 times daily while holding water for 20 seconds in mouth immediately after meals. HEKLA LAVA TOOTH POWDER ( WHEEZAL) Scrub teeth daily night Visit a Dentist for physical examination.
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I feel pain in one of my teeth when I eat chocolate or drinking ice water. what would be the cause and suggestion to get rid of it?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I feel pain in one of my teeth when I eat chocolate or drinking ice water. what would be the cause and suggestion to ...
Hi, teeth have a protective layer called enamel with age the enamel wears off and become thin which causes to become teeth sensitive to cold and hot. You need to get a professional check up done to know the exact cause and solution of your problem. Regards
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I don't know what happened to me, tere is always a bad smell coming from my mouth no waters how many times I brush my teeth's. Is their any medicine I should take.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I don't know what happened to me, tere is always a bad smell coming from my mouth no waters how many times I brush my...
Kartik you are having bad smell from mouth due to poor oral health . visit dental surgeon for checkup and cleaning and polishing of teeth .for smell problem you need to take care of teeth and maintain good oral hygiene,like brushing your teeth twice a day with colgate fresh mint tooth paste ,regular rinse with Mouthwashes (listerine )after meals .
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I am facing too much bleeding from my gums despite I tried many things like lot of vit c, brushing my teeths every time I take food, maxirich vitamin tabs. & going to many doctors in past five years. Please suggest what I should take to finish this problem,

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am facing too much bleeding from my gums despite I tried many things like lot of vit c, brushing my teeths every ti...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. 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 having minor but repeated inflammation inside my mouth below lip area. It gets normal after 2-3 days but again returns at the same point after 2-3 days. Pls help.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Please visit dental surgeon and get it examined or at home you can apply sensoform gum paint twice a day for three days.
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Sir, I am suffering from mouth injuctive. I am unable to take proper meals. Please look forward it. I shall always be grateful to you.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray) & clinical examination to decide upon treatment. 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. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months.
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I have yellow teeth I have used many whitening tooth paste but there's no result worth it please suggest some other remedies to withened my teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I have yellow teeth I have used many whitening tooth paste but there's no result worth it please suggest some other r...
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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How to whiten our teeth

MBBS, Diploma In Dermatology And Venerology And Leprosy (DDVL)
Dermatologist, Raigarh
How to whiten our teeth
How to whiten our teeth

we have to know why they get yellow in the first place.

There are several factors

1.genetics
2.food and drink
3.oral hygiene.

A tooth is made up of 4 tissues-enamel, dentin, pulp and cementum.

The enamel and dentin is what play the biggest role in color.

two biggest culprits are the nasty food and drink that actually break down the enamel, and weakening enamel as we age.

As the enamel breaks down, it reveals the yellow dentin underneath. These remedies will focus on whitening teeth that have already lost some white enamel, but it’s also good to keep in mind that doing things to strengthen enamel is just as important so you can keep it from breaking down further.
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Can you get a kidney infection from a tooth infection? is it possible for an infection in a tooth to spread to a kidney?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Can you get a kidney infection from a tooth infection?
is it possible for an infection in a tooth to spread to a kidney?
Hi Periodontal disease is linked with cardiovascular disease. But the link between dental infection and kidney infectiin is not clinically proven.
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Hi. I hv a prblm in my teeth that they are yellowish in colour. Please tell me any medicine paste or any other think.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi. I hv a prblm in my teeth that they are yellowish in colour. Please tell me any medicine paste or any other think.
Use Homeodent toothpaste twice daily, morning and night before sleep. Take care.Home remedy:- Cleaning your teeth with fresh orange peel on a regular basis will reduce the yellow tinge accumulated on your teeth. Rub orange peel over your teeth every night before going to sleep. The vitamin C and calcium in the orange peel will combat the micro organisms throughout the night.Do this for a few weeks and you will notice effective results.If fresh orange peel is not available, you can use dried orange peel powder. Take care.
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My mouth stinks very bad. Not every time but specially when I am talking from a long time and my mouth starts getting dry slowly, that time my breathe also starts getting to stink. Also my both grinding tooth has big cavities due to which I cannot chew my food properly.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My mouth stinks very bad. Not every time but specially when I am talking from a long time and my mouth starts getting...
Dry mouth condition aggravates halitosis (foul breath. Solution is. Take sips of water in between conversations. You have cavities which need urgent filling. If deep enough you will need root canal treatment to save those vital teeth. The cavities are collecting the good when you eat. Then those get rotten and the bad smell happens. Act fast. Maintain good dental health. You are overweight also. Try reduce your weight by diet. Exercise. Give away food rich in fat. Sugar etc.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Today is World Diabetes Day. Diabetes Melitus is called SILENT KILLER. Please get regular blood sugar level checked. Diabetes causes gum and tooth weakening. Protect yourself and loved ones
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My teeth is getting more yellow day by day I don't what's the reason. I take care of my teeth very well. Brush my teeth 2 times a day wash it well after every small meal aa well. Though sometimes I get a very painful pain in my right side of mouth.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
My teeth is getting more yellow day by day I don't what's the reason. I take care of my teeth very well. Brush my tee...
There are several causes of tooth discoloration, including: Foods/drinks. Coffee, tea, colas, wines, and certain fruits and vegetables (for example, apples and potatoes) can stain your teeth. Poor dental hygiene. Inadequate brushing and flossing.... 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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I have problem in my teeth. Its hurts when I eat something cold. Please provide me solution.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have problem in my teeth. Its hurts when I eat something cold. Please provide me solution.
You might have a cavity kindly get the depth of cavity checked by dentist. And you might need filling or rct.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Chewing crunchy and hard food during orthodontic treatment is difficult and painful and hence it should be avoided.

I am brushing my teeth regularly but some teeth became yellow color.what can i do?

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
I am brushing my teeth regularly but some teeth became yellow color.what can i do?
Get your teeth clean by the dentist and also the bleaching treatment if require by that treatment you will get good white teeth
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