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Dr. Meenu Shankari

Dentist, Chennai

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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. Meenu Shankari is a renowned Dentist in Adyar, Chennai. He is currently practising at Dr.L.P.Mohan's Dental Hospital in Adyar, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Meenu Shankari on Lybrate.com.

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If I do scaling and polishing in every 6 month will it affect my teeth in future?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
If I do scaling and polishing in every 6 month will it affect my teeth in future?
All individuals requires scaling (cleaning) & polishing to be done atleast once in 6 months to maintain our oral hygiene clean. Our toothbrush is not much finely designed to clean all the plaque and calculi in the interdental areas of the teeth, which is the area where most of the calculus accumulate much and has to be removed regularly using scalers by the dentist.
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
Our teeth perform the primary function of breaking down the food particles for further intake. So, healthy teeth equals to a healthy body. Visit a dentist every once in a while to keep your primary organs healthy.

denture

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
denture
If you wear dentures, the general rule is: brush, soak, brush. Always clean your dentures over a bowl of water or a folded towel in case you drop them. Brush your dentures before soaking, to help remove any food debris. Using an effervescent (fizzy) denture cleaner will help remove stubborn stains and leave your denture feeling fresher.
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I have toothache since morning and taking enzoflam thrice a day is it good and does it have any side effect ?

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist,
kindly visit the dentist to know the exact cause of tooth pain followed by its treatment. Medicine will get you relief for few hours only if infection lies on decay.
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Tooth sensitivity

MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Tooth sensitivity
Tooth sensitivity can affect one or more teeth. It’s most common when you eat or drink something hot, cold, sweet, or sour. Sometimes a breath of cold air can set it off. The pain can be sharp and sudden and can shoot deep into the nerve endings of your teeth.
Steps to Reduce Tooth Sensitivity
The good news is there are many ways to control sensitive teeth. You can:

Brush and floss regularly. Use proper brushing and flossing techniques to thoroughly clean all parts of your teeth and mouth.
Use a soft-bristled toothbrush. Brush gently and carefully around the gum line so you don’t remove gum tissue.
Use a toothpaste for sensitive teeth. Several brands are available. Regular use should make teeth less sensitive. You may need to try several brands to find the product that works best for you. Another tip: Spread a thin layer on the exposed tooth roots with your finger or a Q-tip before you go to bed. Use a fluoridated toothpaste, not a tartar control one.
Watch what you eat. Avoid lots of highly acidic foods and drinks.
Use fluoridated dental products. Using a fluoridated mouth rinse daily can decrease sensitivity. Ask your dentist about products available for home use.
Don’t grind your teeth. Use a mouth guard at night.
See your dentist every 6 months (or sooner, depending on your condition).
If you still have discomfort, talk to your dentist. There may be a procedure that can help. He might recommend:

White fillings(bonding) to cover exposed root surfaces
Fluoride varnishes applied to the exposed root surface
Dentin sealers applied to the exposed root surface
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I have a problem with my tooth. If I use toothbrush then come blood from my tooth.

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 have a problem with my tooth. If I use toothbrush then come blood from my tooth.
May be you have the payoria for that you have to get your teeth clean by the dentist and also surgery of the gum if its require.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Ibuprofen and aspirin - the most common pain killers can be consumed to reduce the inflammation in the mouth by the root canal treatment.

In my lower front two teeth are black during 2nd time grow. How can it clean please suggest.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
In my lower front two teeth are black during 2nd time grow. How can it clean please suggest.
The simplest method of removing minor surface stains is polishing, or micro-abrasion if staining is more intrinsic. Provided that your discolouration is not due to inadequate enamel exposing the dentin, tooth whitening (bleaching) is often the most effective treatment for yellow stained teeth. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply snowdent paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min. Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results.
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I have problem of bleeding in my teeth I consulted a doctor he said do scaling but after scaling, i am facing same problem please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Pune
You are suffering from gingivitis that is inflammation of gums due to food lodgement between teeth. Please get your teeth cleaned at any dental clinic & thereafter maintain well by brushing twice daily & rinsing after every meal.
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99% of the plaque can be removed by the use of waterjets along with daily brushing

BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
99% of the plaque can be removed by the use of waterjets along with daily brushing
99% of the plaque can be removed by the use of waterjets along with daily brushing.
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Hi one of my tooth have cavity kindly suggest what I should filling or have root canal.

PGDHHM, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Hi one of my tooth have cavity kindly suggest what I should filling or have root canal.
Please consult a dentist. You may need a filling only. Or an rct if the cavity is very deep or painful.
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Hi doctors i just wanted to check that i have my lower jaw slightly is not align to my upper jaw in my face so can i align the same if so what will be the cost for the same and how long will it take to the treatment ?

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist,
All the Mal alignment of jaw depend on severity of discrepancy with upper and lower jaw. If its much then it will need surgical option. If its minor brace therapy may work alone. Just review the dentist and get all assessment done.For better result depending on assessment price can be judged.
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My teeth are slightly nodding. Not too much. It's very little. If I wag it I feel it's not strong. There is no bleeding or broken teeth. What should I do now? I am 20 years old.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
My teeth are slightly nodding.
Not too much.
It's very little.
If I wag it I feel it's not strong.
There is no bleedi...
U need to check the underneath conditions of teeth by taking digital xray of full mouth coz when ur feeling the teeth are moving in there place than think the gums r becoming weak therefore u need to get consulted with the dentist
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I have the teeth problem last 3 years so give me a suggestion to cover it and which doctor is more fit to these treatment.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have the teeth problem last 3 years so give me a suggestion to cover it and which doctor is more fit to these treat...
The type of treatment you have for toothache will depend on the cause of the pain, so your dentist will examine your mouth and may carry out an X-ray to try to identify the problem. •If your toothache is caused by tooth decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If your toothache is caused by a loose or broken filling, the filling will be taken out, any decay will be removed and a new filling put in place. •If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need root canal treatment. This procedure involves removing the infected pulp and then inserting a special type of filling to seal the tooth and prevent re-infection. •If your toothache can't be treated using these methods, or if your tooth is impacted (wedged between another tooth and your jaw), it may need to be removed.
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I'm male. I have pain on my lower side teeth and a black color on there. If I drink cool water or eat sweets then I feel teeth pain and totally irritating. So what I do doctor and RTC is good for it?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I'm male. I have pain on my lower side teeth and a black color on there. If I drink cool water or eat sweets then I f...
that black spot is decay on tooth. . get it filled from dentist soon. . your problem will be solved. ..
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I have problems in my teeth. I have some black spot in my teeth. What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have problems in my teeth. I have some black spot in my teeth. What should I do?
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need artificial enamel filling. Advance procedure can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person too. 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 have ulcers in my mouth and throat. I am not able to eat anything. I tried home remedies but there is no improvement. I am also applying glycerin thrice in a day. Please help me!

MBBS, FAM, diploma in weight loss
Dermatologist, Meerut
Get a complete blood count done. Take becosule capsules and drink lots of water. Avoid smoking and spicy food. Use benzydamine mouthwash.
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I am 54 years old & my gums are heavily bleeding specially when I take protein rich diet (i. E. Pulses etc) & also when I take garlic. It happens more during night. I use to clean / brush my teeth after every meal & take lot of vitamin c daily. Suggest some medicine. Now my gums also started decaying even.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
You might be suffering from disease of gums called as" pyorrhea. Start doing warm saline rinses after meals. Also get an oral prophylaxis(scaling) done by a dentist. That would help a lot.
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Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
Gum diseases can be easily treated at the initial stage itself. Visiting a dentist and getting the accumulated tartar and plaque removed can stop the disease then and there.

I use to have blood in my gums. I changed my toothpastes. Is there any medicine to get rid of it?

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I use to have blood in my gums. I changed my toothpastes. Is there any medicine to get rid of it?
For bleeding gums 1st thing you need is dental scaling after which you need to use a gum astringent for 2 weeks, still the problem exists than you need a curettage. This will relief your problem. Change of toothpaste will not do anything. You need to clear the debris causing bacteria in mouth, if you ignore you will face periodontal problem.
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