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Dr. S.Shankar

MDS

Dentist, Chennai

27 Years Experience
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Dr. S.Shankar is one of the best Dentists in Adyar, Chennai. He has helped numerous patients in his 27 years of experience as a Dentist. He has done MDS . He is currently practising at Tooth Friendly Dental Centre in Adyar, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. S.Shankar and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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MDS - Madras Dental College - 1990
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When I rub my tongue to last teeth there is slide come blood come. Is that normal or what? I do not know from where this blood come.

BDS
Dentist, Jabalpur
When I rub my tongue to last teeth there is slide come blood come. Is that normal or what? I do not know from where t...
Most probably you have gingival inflammation, use a good mouthwash like plax twice daily. Consult with photographs if problem persists.
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I have upper front side of teeth at the morning weakness. How Can I released that please any Dr. please inform me medicine.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have upper front side of teeth at the morning weakness. How Can I released that please any Dr. please inform me med...
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning, root canal treatment & capping. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash.
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I'm 26. My lateral and central incisors are still baby/milky teeth. One of my lateral incisors is now shaking a bit. Please, tell me if it sheds, new permanent tooth will regrow or not?

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I'm 26. My lateral and central incisors are still baby/milky teeth. One of my lateral incisors is now shaking a bit. ...
No, now there will be no more permanent teeth in your mouth at this age, once the milk tooth sheds, you can go for artificial teeth.
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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 35 year old male bad smell and bleeding from mouth. Very little black hole in my teeth. Please give treatment for me.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am 35 year old male bad smell and bleeding from mouth. Very little black hole in my teeth. Please give treatment fo...
Get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night use betadine mouth wash drink plenty of water get filling done for the black holes.
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Sir my one teeth is broken by an accident and doctor put crown on place of it and is in the front and is visible to see but sir the problem is the colour of crown seem to different from other teeth there is any treatment please sir tell me.

Dentist, Gorakhpur
Sir my one teeth is broken by an accident and doctor put crown on place of it and is in the front and is visible to s...
Tooth shades are available at your dentist clinic. Before having crown the dentist matches the colour shade with your other teeth. Of you have wrong shade you can go for another crown. Which goes with your teeth colour.
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Having Gum problem. It's bleeding while brushing and roots are becoming weak. Pls let me know the best way to come out of this.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
Having Gum problem. It's bleeding while brushing and roots are becoming weak. Pls let me know the best way to come ou...
You many be suffering from pyorrhea sofirst go for proper consultation and diagnosis and according to dentist advise go for treatment ,you may required deep cleaning and scaling your teeth.
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I am 21 years old male, wearing braces for almost a year to fix reverse overjet of 1mm (i had my lower 2 bicuspids removed for the same). Recently my dentist applied a lower archwire 0.016" x 0.022" stainless steel. Is rectangular archwire better than the round archwire and how much more time can I expect to continue wearing braces?

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I am 21 years old male, wearing braces for almost a year to fix reverse overjet of 1mm (i had my lower 2 bicuspids re...
During braces treatment you have to go through a sequence of archwire changes of which 0.016 x 0.022 stainless steel archwire is a part. Treatment is usually started with round niti archwires for alignment of your teeth which is followed by rectangular archwires for retraction and torque control. Hence both types of archwires are important. Treatment has to be continued till the primary objective of achieving proper overjet is completed.
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Certified Implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics
Dentist, Pune
Do you think that a fallen tooth is always a waste? That's not true. Saving a fallen tooth can be useful.  Try to keep it in place while you seek immediate medical attention. If that is not the case, try wrapping the tooth in a piece of plastic or soaking it into milk and call for immediate dental service.
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I have ulcers in my mouth since last two days. I am not able to eat anything. What medicine I have to take.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
I have ulcers in my mouth since last two days. I am not able to eat anything. What medicine I have to take.
Ulcers generally take 1-2weeks to heal completely. recurrent ulcers can be due to local mouth conditions such as rough teeth surface or rough mouth appliances or dentures n cheek bites. It can also b due to General nutrtional deficiency, digestion prob, work pressure n stressful lifestyle etc. Certain bacterial n viral infections also cause ulcers. Treatment: start on multivitamin tabs which includes vit c n iron supplements if ur hb% levels r low. Apply dologel oral ointment on ulcers thrice daily. Avoid spicy n oily food, alcohol, tea n coffee. Drink plenty of water n hv fibrous n citrous foods. Visit dentist to rule out oral factors responsible for ulcers.
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Hi, I am 38 yrs old, male and I have a pain in my left gum (mouth) for last 1 months. What should I do.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi, I am 38 yrs old, male and I have a pain in my left gum (mouth) for last 1 months. What should I do.
Dear Kunal verma you are having pain in left gum from last one month . kindly visit dental surgeon again for check-up.and treatment . get cleaning and polishing for maintaining good oral hygiene . brush your teeth twice a day and do listerine mouth wash regularly take medicines as advised.
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I am having tooth pain with some cavity and black spotting. Whether any medication alone and no RCT can cure the problem. If so please suggest medicines ?

BDS
Dentist,
If the carious part reaches the nerve, then RCT is the only treatment, or if cavity dont exposes the nerve, then simple fillin
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Sir my teeth is yellow colour naturally I some pastes use but no change my teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Pune
Sir my teeth is yellow colour naturally I some pastes use but no change my teeth.
Treatments available for Teeth whitening are: 1.Tooth Bleaching and other procedures to remove surface stains. 2.Bonding, which coats the tooth with a hard resin that bonds to the enamel 3.Crowns 4.Veneers, which are custom-made shells that cover the front of the teeth to improve their appearance; these are used in cases of severe fluorosis. For any more query or treatment visit us today.
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I am 28 Y old Male. I have done tongue release surgery 6 days ago. I have trouble with: 1. Tip my tongue has a tingling sensation and Lower back of teeth has a tingling sensation3. While stretching the tongue, I am still feeling the pain. 4. I have excess saliva in my mouth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 28 Y old Male. I have done tongue release surgery 6 days ago. I have trouble with: 1. Tip my tongue has a tingli...
Tingling means your nerves are regenerating. Its a good sign. Excessive salivation will induce healing faster.
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I have got small wounds around my mouth and I have a little pain and burning sensation. Can anybody tel me the reason and remedy for that?

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
These are ulcers I suppose. You should start doing warm saline rinses and apply ulci-heal gel over that ulcers for quick healing.
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I fill sensitivity in my end teeth upper portion. Pl. Suggest the possibility and their treatment.

BDS
Dentist, Indore
I fill sensitivity in my end teeth upper portion. Pl. Suggest the possibility and their treatment.
Hello lybrate-user, Sensitivity is a problem where there three layers of a tooth namely enamel, dentin and pulp. Sensitivity is due to enamel damage so to get your enamel repaired use colgate enamel pro relief this will have a good result. If further sensitivity persists after the usage of the paste then report to your nereby dentist. THANKYOU
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One of my cousin is having 1 month baby. She feel weakness and bad smell from mouth all the time. She visited the dentist but no smell is as it is. What are the probable reasons and what may be done for curing it. She has very lean body and please suggest to increase her weight.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
One of my cousin is having 1 month baby. She feel weakness and bad smell from mouth all the time. She visited the den...
Twice brushing rinse well after every meal drink plenty of water use hexidine mout wash to put on weight eat well.
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Hello. I am 28 years male. I have continuous problem in my teeth. I have done Rct of 2 teeth and filling in 4, teeth. I am vegetarian. No bad habit of tobbaco and drink. I brush my teeth two time daily. But why every time problem occurs? Which toothpaste I should use? Pls suggest.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hello. I am 28 years male. I have continuous problem in my teeth. I have done Rct of 2 teeth and filling in 4, teeth....
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. You can use Pepsodent tooth paste.
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Dear sir, I m badly having pain of my wisdom tooth which normally comes within the 10-15 days tice in a month. And suffering from bad pain in my gum and mouth also. Please suggest some medicines for this.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi most of the time wisdom tooth that gives problem need to be removed. You need to visit a dentist to get a checkup and x-ray done after which he can give you a exact solution.
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