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Dr. Sangeetha Shankarguhan

MDS

Dentist, Chennai

19 Years Experience
Dr. Sangeetha Shankarguhan MDS Dentist, Chennai
19 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. Sangeetha Shankarguhan is one of the best Dentists in Anna Nagar, Chennai. She has been a successful Dentist for the last 19 years. She has done MDS . She is currently practising at Sai Dental Clinic in Anna Nagar, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Sangeetha Shankarguhan and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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MDS - SRM Kattankulathur Dental College & Hospital - 1998
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I have problems with my gums in mouth which are dark in colour and sometimes blood come out.

BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
I have problems with my gums in mouth which are dark in colour and sometimes blood come out.
Have a professional cleaning done. Use mouth washes regularly after diet. Brush twice and maintain a good oral hygiene. If you found bleeding even after tat take vit-c supplements. Take in lot of citrus fruits like lemon, orange etc,
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I some times eat tobacco. Thats why my gum level is decreasing. How can I get back to its original.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I some times eat tobacco. Thats why my gum level is decreasing. How can I get back to its original.
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. 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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My bottom tooth is having irritation. But I don't have pain. When I keep touching that teeth using tongue it is little bit soothing. I tried sensodyne paste as well. But its of no use. Can you please guide me?

BDS
Dentist,
My bottom tooth is having irritation. But I don't have pain. When I keep touching that teeth using tongue it is littl...
You should go to your local dentist for a detailed checkup. May be your teeth are in attrited state or may be there is cavity.
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Sir some smell is coming from my mouth whenever I talk so. Please suggest me how to overcome this problem thank you.

Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), PG in Laser Dentistry, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Gurgaon
Sir some smell is coming from my mouth whenever I talk so. Please suggest me how to overcome this problem thank you.
Reasons for bad smell from mouth can be from teeth, tongue and throat. Plaque and calculus deposits on the teeth which causes bad smell. You need to do brushing twice a day and tongue cleaning as well. You can go for some mouthwash like listerine which helps in removing bad smell. If there are stains and calculus on your teeth than you need professional cleaning of your teeth by a dentist.
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Sir I very eaten a pan surprising of that pan stuck between my wisdom tooth and upper skin so it become a sore with a little hole and some skin got over there if I touch my tongue there there is little thickness in skin and the sore is not going to heal as I tough my tongue there it is felt little tease there. And this is continue since last 22 days now I am frightening with this what is the solution for this?

BDS (Gold Medalist)
Dentist, Gurgaon
Sir I very eaten a pan surprising of that pan stuck between my wisdom tooth and upper skin so it become a sore with a...
Dear Lybrate User, From the description of your symptoms, it seems that the pan particles got stuck up between the gums overlying your wisdom tooth or probably in a cavity that has formed somewhere on your tooth. Just try to clean that area gently with a toothbrush and use a lukewarm water mouthrinse with a pinch of salt added, 3-4 times daily. Eating excessive amounts of pan, gutka and tobacco in any form is definitely harmful for the teeth, gums and surrounding oral tissues and may lead to oral cancer, if not limited. You are advised to consult your local dentist at the earliest so that the actual problem may be diagnosed and you can get rid of your trouble.
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MDS, BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
If taken care at the right time, gum diseases can be reversed easily. By getting the accumulated tartar and plaque removed from the teeth, you can get rid of the gum diseases, reversing it in its initial stage itself.

My age is 19 there is small gap between my tooth and gum on the last 2nd upper tooth from right I brush very hard I change my brush like every 15 days.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My age is 19 there is small gap between my tooth and gum on the last 2nd upper tooth from right I brush very hard I c...
We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. 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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Frequently i am getting mouth ulcers and i am unable to eat any spicy foods or hot food. Please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
For mouth ulcers apply ulcer gel two to three times a day for one week. And multivitamin tablet. Once a day for 7 days.
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Iam suffering from gum bleeding. My teeth are so weak. Please suggest a good solution.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Iam suffering from gum bleeding. My teeth are so weak. Please suggest a good solution.
you might have tartar /deposit on your teeth.. kindly get it cleaned.. by dentist.. you can use chlohex plus mouth wash and rinse two times a day for 15 days..
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Hi I am 30 years old. M suffering lack of appetite from last 1 year. I feel like food stuck in my throat. Also feel morning sickness. N bitter mouth. please suggest.

DORL, MBBS
ENT Specialist, Faridabad
Hi I am 30 years old. M suffering lack of appetite from last 1 year. I feel like food stuck in my throat. Also feel m...
This stuck up thing is due to the dryness in the mouth as dry mouth does not sense what it has to you feel like stuck sensation so for thisyou need to do first thing you should get thyroid testing done, and than you may need to hydrate up your body because any symptoms of throat comes with symptoms of nose also dear the symptoms you are getting are due to dryness of the mouth, this is because of lack of mucus in the mouth which is protective layer of our mouth, and is being produced in the mouth by glands which will be helped by good and healthy blood supply to the glands, blood with good blood cells will take oxygen to the gland and gland works, they require oxygen in ample of amount, so if you do not take iron diet on daily basis than this will lead to less of mucus production and hence lead to dryness and thick mucus problem, this thick mucus leads to irritation in mouth hence leads to itching in the mouth, start taking good iron diet on daily basis, and shakes, avoid salty and spicy food.
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मुहँ के अनदर गाल की मे जलन है और खुरदुरापन है ये 15, 20 दिनो से है दवा खाने पर ठीक हो गया था लेकिन फिर हो गया है क्या करू कोई उपाय बताय सर या कोई doctor बताये plz.

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Homeopath, Raebareli
मुहँ के अनदर गाल की मे जलन है और खुरदुरापन है ये 15, 20 दिनो से है दवा खाने पर ठीक हो गया था लेकिन फिर हो गया है क्या...
Please note that you are having pharyngitis and this needs proper treatment. Avoid cold food/drinks in any form/citrus fruits Stay warm Do not take too much hot food/drinks - it should be at normal temperature. Take Belladonna 30 - thrice daily 4 pills for next 10 days Continue treatment.
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Hello Doctor, I am suffering from frequent tongue ulcers earlier it came twice a month but from few months it is coming regularly once the boil is present on left side and soon it goes after some week ulcer again comes on right side and once I change toothbrush or if I get hurt during brushing then also ulcers are coming what should I do to cure it. Thank you.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hello Doctor, I am suffering from frequent tongue ulcers earlier it came twice a month but from few months it is comi...
Mouth ulcers are usually due to vitamin deficiency or bad digestion. Other causes are tonsils, trauma from teeth, dry mouth, tonsillitis, stress, change in lifestyle, allergies to certain foods and medication, smoking and tobacco chewing, consumption of spicy n hot foods. Start some vitamin supplements. Apply local anaesthetic ointment like dologel. Eat healthy and balanced diet. Increase your water intake. Avoid oilly & spicy food completely
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Hello Doctor I am 23 years old now my canine teeth is yet to fall. Wil it grow back if it falls how to stop it from falling.

MDS Pediatric Dentist, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hello Doctor I am 23 years old now my canine teeth is yet to fall. Wil it grow back if it falls how to stop it from f...
hey Rashmi, if your canine are milk teeth, than 90% chaes are that you permanent canines would be stuck in jaw bone. You can get a full mouth xray done to confirm your permaneent teeth.
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I have wisdom teeth in upper left part, due to that I was getting pain, so I consult a doctor, there told me that should be removed. So it is essential to get extract that wisdom teeth? Or not?

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I have wisdom teeth in upper left part, due to that I was getting pain, so I consult a doctor, there told me that sho...
S its mandatory to remove your wisdom tooth coz as long as you have wisdom tooth in your mouth you will be continously have pain since that tooth will not have place to erupt in the mouth.
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Hello doctors , I have bad mouth ulcers, severe pain, its keeps coming to me , I as using b complex tablet, having milk , applying dologel ,but no much improvement, some doctors Suggested me the following tablets and Gell Need to know which is more effective and more good 1) Folvite MB 2) HEXIGEL TUBE 3) ZINCOVIT TABLETS (VIT B12) 4) MUCOPAIN GEL 5) kenacort gel Of this which is more effective , I want to get rid of it permanently, Also if any tablet the let me know when should I have before food or after food and also let me know what all time I should have , (morning , noon and night ) please confirm me all this urgent. Please help.

BDS
Dentist, Pune
Hi lybrate-user' hexigel and multivit tabs that you are taking shd help in controlling ulcers. However, if the ulcers persist beyond a month like this then you should get it checked to rule out any other possibility. Using mucopain gel wl only numb the surface. Severe pain and recurring ulcers require thorough check up n followup. More stronger medicines can be prescribed under supervision only. Pls avoid tobacco in all forms as this can lead to cancerous changes.
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Sir. I brush my teeth properly once in a day. When I close my mouth for 30 mins or 1 hr constantly I get a bad breath. What may be the reason n tell me the solution.

BDS, MDS, Post Graduate Diploma In Hospital Administration (PGDHA)
Dentist, Mumbai
Sir. I brush my teeth properly once in a day. When I close my mouth for 30 mins or 1 hr constantly I get a bad breath...
*Start by brushing teeth twice a day. *Use of medicated mouthwash. *Drink plenty of water *Visit a dentist as food accumulation in the mouth can be a cause for such kind of condition. Cleaning of teeth will be of help.
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Doctor I have developed a soft lump at the end of the teeth on the lower jaw it will be there for a day or two and disappears and returns after few days your valuable suggestion please.

BDS
Dentist, Mohali
X ray of concerned tooth is very important to find out the exact cause. If its decayed then rct and crown may be the possible solution or if its just due to food lodgement in gums then scaling (cleaning) and proper oral hygiene maintenance methods and proper brushing technique may be of great help.
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I have bad breath problem my mouth is smelling very bad I did scaling brush my teeth and tongue properly thrice a day and also visited a doctor but no response I got. I have nose allergy but not sinus.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have bad breath problem my mouth is smelling very bad I did scaling brush my teeth and tongue properly thrice a day...
•Eat a healthy, balanced diet and avoid eating strongly flavoured or spicy food. •Cut down on sugary food and drink, as it can increase the amount of bacteria in your mouth. •Reduce your alcohol consumption. •Stop smoking. •Cut down on coffee. •Drink plenty of water to help prevent your mouth becoming dry. •Chew sugar-free gum after eating, to stimulate the flow of saliva. This will help clean away any remaining food particles. •Don't use toothpaste to clean your dentures, as it can scratch the surface and cause stains. •Clean your dentures thoroughly using soap and lukewarm water, denture cream or a denture-cleaning tablet. •Use a separate toothbrush to clean your dentures. •Make sure you visit your dentist for regular check-ups. Having regular dental check-ups will ensure that any plaque is removed from your teeth, particularly in areas that are difficult to reach. •Your dentist can recommend the best way to clean your teeth and gums, and point out areas you might be missing. They can also identify any signs of gum disease and ensure early treatment. •Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. •If your bad breath is caused by a gastrointestinal problem, such as an H. Pylori infection or gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), you may be referred to a gastroenterologist. •Persistent bad breath or a bad taste in the mouth may be a warning sign of gum (periodontal) disease. Gum disease is caused by the buildup of plaque on teeth. •You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too.
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Hello sir. I am suffering from teeth itching. When I try to chew something it pains a lot. Before that I was normal nd never have teeth problem. Help me.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Hello sir. I am suffering from teeth itching. When I try to chew something it pains a lot. Before that I was normal n...
You might have a deep cavity/ or pain due to third molar. Kindly get yourself checked by dentist and take medications /treatment accordingly.
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Hi I have an doctors appointment coming soon to get my wisdom teeth pulled and just Friday I have smoked some marijuana and in they are going to put me under anesthesia can that harm me in any type of way.

BDS
Dentist,
Hi I have an doctors appointment coming soon to get my wisdom teeth pulled and just Friday I have smoked some marijua...
Drugs like marijuana acts directly on brain. It depends upon how much intake of these drugs you r having. It sometimes slow down the effect of lignocaine, so pls inform your dentist about that so that he is able to help you properly.
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