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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 am smoking from three years now and my dad's saying I have lever problem because bad smell is coming from my mouth. And it's due to smoking is that possible?

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Delhi
I am smoking from three years now and my dad's saying I have lever problem because bad smell is coming from my mouth....
Smoking can surely cause bad breath and I think you very well know the will effects of smoking. Smoking can have bad effect on whole of the body.
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Hi I have cavity on my teeth how I clean my teeth? I brush regularly 2 times in a day what can I do.

M.D.S
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi I have cavity on my teeth how I clean my teeth? I brush regularly 2 times in a day what can I do.
Hi if you have a cavity in your teeth it is better to visit a dentist and get a tooth coloured filling done.
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When I take lemon rice. I am getting teeth problem. I will not able to take lemon rice again.

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
When I take lemon rice. I am getting teeth problem. I will not able to take lemon rice again.
I think u have initial caries is present. Consult to Dr. Due to this u might be problem in taking lemon .
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My wife is 33 yrs. Old female, has pairia in teeth with smell from last 8 years. What should she do?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
My wife is 33 yrs. Old female, has pairia in teeth with smell from last 8 years. What should she do?
Get scaling polishing done by a dentist massage gums drink plenty of water use betadine mouth wash twice daily.
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My stomach is getting big day by day. and i also suffer from bad breath. what should i do?

BDS
Dentist, Bhavnagar
My stomach is getting big day by day. and i also suffer from bad breath. what should i do?
Reason for bad breath may be due to deposition of tartar and plaque on tooth surface or pus formation in gums. You should go through cleaning of teeth by the dentist and thorough dental check up.
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I am chewing pan masala since last 5-6 years. Bt now m not able to open my mouth completely. Also I cant eat any spicy or hot items. That's not a big issue, but i am not able to open my mouth. Is there any help or treatment for this?

MBBS, DNB, Diploma Dyslipidemia, CCEBDM, CCMTD
General Physician, Gurgaon
I am chewing pan masala since last 5-6 years. Bt now m not able to open my mouth completely. Also I cant eat any spic...
This is oral sub mucous fibrosis. Stop pan masala right away if you want to prevent future complications. Some injections inside your cheeks can help.
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My teeath has cavities Dr told to go for root canal treatment I am 53 years old Please give your opinion and also give suitable medicines for pain relief without undergoing root canal treatment,

BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Root canal treatment is to save your teeth if you not Willing to remove your teeth and replace it don't keep decayed teeth untreated
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I am 28 years male. Suffering from dental pain at left upper m1 and m2. The dentist took the xray and explained as m2 is completely infected and m1 is infected but in the outermost layre of enamil.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I am 28 years male. Suffering from dental pain at left upper m1 and m2. The dentist took the xray and explained as m2...
Please follow it dentist advice as the first one needs only filling and the second requires rct and cap.
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Hi doc. I have issues with bleeding (swelling) gum. Sometime I notice it bleeding take place. Inside, I had done cleaning 1 year back. What should I do.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
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I have issues with bleeding (swelling) gum. Sometime I notice it bleeding take place. Inside, I had done clea...
Its ok you ve done cleaning one years ago, but due to improper cleaning of teeth and oral cavity, calculus develops which leads to gingivitis and swollen gums. Scaling and polishing is the treatment you need.
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I have puss near my wisdom tooth. It was due to not brushing early, I guess. It was paining a lot. When I removed the puss I felt better. But there was puss again. What is it and is it serious?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have puss near my wisdom tooth. It was due to not brushing early, I guess. It was paining a lot. When I removed the...
First of all there is nothing serious to worry about. It may be because the wisdom teeth usually do not erupt normally like other teeth in most poeple. If it starts giving a problem then people go to a dentist and get the tooth removed and you will be okay. Like you said the improper brushing may have added to the problem and caused an infection. So the dentist will give you tablets to reduce the pus and then remove the tooth soon after, which is the most important part. Or he may assess the situation and remove the tooth immediately if required. But please do not delay much as the infection may spread to other areas in the mouth or do not just take some medcine without consultation as medication is never a permanent solution.
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My teeth colour is pale yellow.Will you please suggest me how much it costs for polishing?

BDS
Dentist, Surat
You need bleaching or other cosmetic treatment cost 8000 to 20000 depend upon your city ,location and doctor expertise for bleaching
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I am 21 years old, I have mucocele, I done 2 surgery, but again it cuming, what should I do?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
It has to be surgicaly removed only. If its reccuring then some part is left during the removal. Take your oral surgeons advice for whats the exact cause of mucocele and gey it treated.
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I had root canal be for three years back and had cap on my molar jaw but from last 3 or 4 month there is a ulcer on the.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I had root canal be for three years back and had cap on my molar jaw but from last 3 or 4 month there is a ulcer on the.
If the mouth ulcer is causing a lot of pain, gently rub a small ice cube over the spot or rinse your mouth with ice-cold water. You could also chew on a clove bud (lavang) and direct the juice generated to the area where the ulcer is located. Clove buds are a great ingredient to cure sore throat too. To prevent the ulcerated area from getting infected, make it a point to rinse your mouth with a little salt water. Remember, this won’t make the ulcer disappear, but it can help reduce the pain. Honey is a natural humectant. It helps reduce scarring and hastens the process of new tissue growth. This, along with its anti-microbial effect ensures faster healing of the mouth ulcer. Chew a few leaves of tulsi along with some water about three to four times every day. This will help in getting rid of ulcers faster and also have a preventive action against their recurrence. Applying a little coconut oil directly onto the mouth ulcer or chewing some coconut (fresh or dry) helps reduce pain and inflammation and hence, ulcers heal faster. Mix some sugar to crushed khus-khus seeds and consume this mixture for instant relief from ulcers. You could apply a little ghee directly to the ulcerated area, or drink a glass of buttermilk two or three times every day. Mouth ulcers left untreated generally go away in a week or so; with these home remedies, you can expect faster relief. However, if you notice an ulcer in the mouth that is persistently present although it does not cause you any pain, do not neglect it or try to treat it with home remedies beyond a few days. Make it a point to see a doctor soon because often, a painless mouth ulcer is one of the earliest signs of oral cancer.
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I would like to implant 3 teeth at bottom front row. What will be cost and address/es of doctors where I could go and consult?

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Sir 1st u should get a digital opg and a ct scan of your lower bone to the length and width of the bone since your age is 60 and u didn't mention since how much span the teeth r missing and regarding cost every dentist has their own costs which depends on type and company implant the doc is placing and your 3rd question u can visit any of your near by dentists who can help you to get this treatment done.
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I'm 22 year old male. Every morning saliva forms in my mouth unusually as soon as I realize that I'm awake. Even I spit it once, it forms again and this thing repeats again and again until I brush in the morning. This thing also happens before sleep at night many times where I don't brush and slowly fall asleep with continuously spitting the saliva. This thing is happening to me for 7 months from now but never happened before. What should I do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I'm 22 year old male. Every morning saliva forms in my mouth unusually as soon as I realize that I'm awake. Even I sp...
Hypersalivation also called ptyalism is excessive production of saliva. It has also been defined as increased amount of saliva in the mouth, which may also be caused by decreased clearance of saliva.Hypersalivation can contribute to drooling if there is an inability to keep the mouth closed or in difficulty in swallowing the excess saliva (dysphagia). Reasons for Hypersalivation are---------- 1.Gastroesophageal reflux disease, in such cases specifically called a water brash, and is characterized by a sour fluid or almost tasteless saliva in the mouth. 2.Excessive starch intake 3.Mouth ulcers. 4.Oral infections 5.Liver Problems 6.Medicines----certain medicines initiate salivation if you are presently on medicines for any problem. Treatment of your problem can be done by treating the underlioned factor causing salivation.
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BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
The tooth is the only part of the body that can't heal itself.
Protect them!
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BDS
Dentist, Rawatbhata
Did you know that heart disease and oral health are linked?
Studies have shown that people with moderate or advanced gum (periodontal) disease are more likely to have heart disease than those with healthy gums.
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Keeping Your Toothbrush Clean

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Keeping Your Toothbrush Clean
Good Toothbrush Hygiene is as important as maintaining a good Oral Hygiene. Here are few ways to make sure your toothbrush is truly clean:

Don’t share toothbrushes. Using someone else’s toothbrush exposes you to another person’s body fluids and potential germs, which could make you sick. People with compromised immune systems or who are sick with something they could pass on to another person should take special care to use only their own toothbrush.

Rinse your toothbrush after brushing. Give it a thorough washing to remove any leftover toothpaste or debris.

Store your toothbrush in an upright position. When you’re done brushing, try to store it standing straight up and allow it to air-dry until your next brushing. If there’s more than one brush in the same holder, try to keep them as separate as possible to prevent cross-contamination.

Keep your toothbrush out in the open. Do not routinely cover toothbrushes or store them in closed containers. A moist environment, such as a closed container, is more conducive to the growth of bacteria than the open air.

Replace your toothbrush every 3-4 months. Bristles that become frayed and worn with use and will be less effective at cleaning teeth. Children’s toothbrushes often need replacing more frequently than adult brushes.
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MD - General Medicine
General Physician, Anand
try to reach in a root of the disease. better spend in investigation to define a disease rather than spending in taking unnecessary medicine.
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I have the problem of teeth pairia and bad smell while talking. Please guide how to remove.

BDS
Dentist, Bharuch
Mild to moderate cases of pioria can be treated. So u need to concern periodontist for the same. Thank you
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