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Dr. K.A.Shankar

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. K.A.Shankar Dentist, Chennai
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Dr. K.A.Shankar is a renowned Dentist in Mandaveli, Chennai. You can visit him/her at SUDC in Mandaveli, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. K.A.Shankar on Lybrate.com.

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Hey doctor. Im 23. I have been noticing receding gums for about 3 years now. I heard these problems are caused in 40s or so. But im too young for this. Is there any home remedy or medicines to cure receding gums and grow back gum line? Im scared of flap surgery. Any painless medical treatment? Please reply ASAP.

BDS
Dentist, Purnia
Hey doctor. Im 23. I have been noticing receding gums for about 3 years now. I heard these problems are caused in 40s...
Hi lybrate-user Gums can recede at any age though more common in elderly. Recession can be slowed or stopped only if the cause is removed. In your case it may be due to improper oral hygiene, calculus, improper brushing ,trauma from occlusion, high frenum etc. So I will advise you better Get it evaluated and corrected than to wait for home remedies because it can be too late.
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I am 40 yrs old. And in 2012 I was diagnosed as a patient of apla. From till I am taking warfarin 5mg. But in these last three years I m having senstivity problem in my teeth. One by one I have gone for rct for 7 teeth. Still the problem is continuously coming in other teeth too. Is any connection of this with my disease & what is the remedy. Please guide me.

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 40 yrs old. And in 2012 I was diagnosed as a patient of apla. From till I am taking warfarin 5mg. But in these l...
No sensitivity of teeth is not related with the this disease. Use the vantage toothpaste twice in day may you get relive from the sensitivity.
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I have gum problem. Sometimes gum swelling. I used allopathy medicine. But not any changes. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I have gum problem. Sometimes gum swelling. I used allopathy medicine. But not any changes. What should I do?
gum swelling is due to infection due to deposit of plaque and calculus. go for scaling and polishing of teeth. use mouthwash twice daily after brushing. use a good gum paint for massaging the gums twice daily.
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I am 27 year old. I have teeth problem my teeth is yellow from childhood. Please help me or advice me for how to make clear the teeth from yellow to white. Thanking you.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
I am 27 year old. I have teeth problem my teeth is yellow from childhood. Please help me or advice me for how to make...
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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I have my father in law suffering from a mouth ulcer. Since he lives in a remote area which is medically nt very good. The doctor diagnosed it as a symptom of cancer. I want to understand what ulcers can lead to cancer and how do we verify the same. Thanks for your time!

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
The best diagnosis can be made seeing him clinically doing a biopsy, going through history and with histopath study earlier the better, maxillofacial surg is the doc req.
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Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Kolkata
Sensitive teeth and gums can be difficult to endure on a daily basis, because foods you eat and liquids you drink can cause you pain. By chewing on a guava leaf twice a day, you can relieve gum and tooth sensitivity, bleeding gums or mouth sores.
Not only do guava leaves relieve pain in the mouth, but a guava leaf can be ground up and used as a toothpaste to relieve sensitivity, as well as cure bad breath associated with gingivitis.





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I have mouth ulcers very often they hurt badly but if one goes away then the second comes as soon as possible and they all hurt and right now I have 3 mouth ulcers and 4th one is coming I'm afraid if I have a mouth cancer or not. Is it true that I have mouth cancer or it's something else? Please help me.

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
No there is no need to worry,,mouth ulcers are not cancers,,but if they are caused due to factors like sharp edges of teeth etc,then get checkup done by dentist and ask him to grind the edges.
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I have liver infection. Because of that I think I have bad breath problem and yellow layer on my tongue. Can you please suggest me something so that I get rid of my bad breath.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have liver infection. Because of that I think I have bad breath problem and yellow layer on my tongue. Can you plea...
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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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
Keeping your brush at a 45 degree angle while brushing so that the bristles do not hurt your gums.
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There is a small flesh has occurred within my mouth. Its not curing after since 2weeks. I want to know what is it? Is it harmful?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
There is a small flesh has occurred within my mouth. Its not curing after since 2weeks. I want to know what is it? Is...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment.
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My hard palate got burned when I'm having hot food. Please suggest me what can I eat ?during this.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), PG Dip Panchakarma, PG Dip Ksharsutra for piles,pilonidal sinus and fistula management , Post Graduate Diploma In Hospital Administration (PGDHA), Certificate in Diabetes update
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
It happens though it's unfortunate but demands milk cream application or coconut oil pooling for a week. Water soaked Resins multiple times a day. If won't benefited consider to consult your family Dr.
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I am suffering from ulcers in my mouth from last 10 to 15 days and I have tried all types of medicines like b-complex and gels. Now what should I do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Homoeopathy has good treatment for your problem, without causing adverse effects. Take homoeopathic medicine merc sol 30 daily in the morning and in the evening and give feedback after 3 days.
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MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Raipur
Formula to keep ur gums & teeth healthy - 2*2*2
2 minutes of brushing
2 times brushing
2 visits yearly to the dentist
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In my mouth I had a dot of white patch I mean mouth ulcer from. Four days please suggest me some tablets.

DGOI, Aesthetic , M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
In my mouth I had a dot of white patch I mean mouth ulcer from. Four days please suggest me some tablets.
Mouth ulcers mouth ulcers can vary is size, shape and number. Mouth ulcers are self limiting, which means they heal naturally by themselves. The medications are only to ease the pain and burning sensation during the course of the healing. Please do not self prescribe any medications as it might at times delay the healing of the ulcer. Please visit the dentist to know exactly the type of the ulcer and its treatment. To ease the pain you cud by a topical anaesthetic gel and apply it before eating anything spicy. Try to reduce the stress, avoid long exposure to sunlight, avoid carbonated drinks and citrus fruits and juices containing citric acid, avoid lemon with food and keep urself hydrated. Please visit the dentist for exact diagnosis and treatment. I hope I have answered your question.
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I am suffering from cheek tooth. Few days. If I have take medicine regular then relief other wise I have so pain in my cheek tooth. What I do now?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am suffering from cheek tooth. Few days. If I have take medicine regular then relief other wise I have so pain in m...
Wisdom teeth usually make their appearance between the ages of 17 and 21, though it's possible for them to push through earlier or later. Referred to as your" third molars, these four teeth begin to push through the skin like any other tooth, which can cause pain. However, wisdom teeth are much more likely to grow in at an incorrect angle – even sideways – causing impaction that can radiate this pain to the teeth in front of it.
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I am 27 yr old male having severe pirea problem and with bad breath also. Please help doctor I have already gone or cleaning if teeth twice but it again come back to same condition.

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 27 yr old male having severe pirea problem and with bad breath also. Please help doctor I have already gone or c...
You can use the tongue cleaner and also the clohex mouth wash 3time in day. And visit the gestroentrologist for the gastric problem.
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Bleeding gums. Have tried all sort of tooth pastes and power but ineffective. Advice.

Dentist, Gurgaon
Bleeding gums.
Have tried all sort of tooth pastes and power but ineffective. Advice.
Hello lybrate-user, gum bleeding is due to gum infection which develops due to deposition of plaque and calculus around teeth. You need to have professional cleaning of your teeth by a dentist. This will help in removal of these layers. Further the infection will subside and gum bleeding will also stop within a week. No tooth pastes or powder has any relationship with this problem. You just have to maintain a good oral hygiene. I suggest you to visit a dentist soon and start using soft bristle brush for a month or two.
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Everyday , when I brush my teeth my any one tooth bleeds once a little bit . Is it blood gums ? Please help me .

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Everyday , when I brush my teeth my any one tooth bleeds once a little bit . Is it blood gums ? Please help me .
bleeding gums are sign of gum infection due to accumulation of plaque on teeth. go for scaling and polishing of teeth. use mouthwash twice daily after brushing. maintain proper oral hygiene.
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I am a 21 year old male. My mouth got wounded 2 years before near the front row teeth. Daily I gets pain there. Why it's not get healed?

Dentist, Kolkata
When there is injury to the teeth, slowly the teeth starts getting infected n after 2-3years, the pain starts! you should go in for rct of teeth, along with medications!
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I am a 21 year old female. I have a bad breathe problem in mouth and breathout by nose from past one year. What should I do? and how to stop my bad breath completely?

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Jamnagar
there are multiple reasons of bad breath, you can have gum problem, dental caries or indigestion. You can primarily do brushing twice a day and use of mouthwash as a emergency measure but you must contact dentist soon.
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