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Dr. Shankar

MDS

Dentist, Chennai

18 Years Experience
Dr. Shankar MDS Dentist, Chennai
18 Years Experience
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Shankar is a renowned Dentist in K K Nagar, Chennai. He has been a successful Dentist for the last 18 years. He has done MDS . He is currently practising at Chennai Smiles in K K Nagar, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Shankar and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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MDS - R.G.R University - 1999
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Doctor, I have doing root canal past 3 years ago and coating in that teeth also but today my whole coating is came out wht can I do?

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Doctor, I have doing root canal past 3 years ago and coating in that teeth also but today my whole coating is came ou...
Hello, after root canal treatment, crown should be placed over that tooth. If not done, the filling will get dislodged. Visit the dentist and get a filling and crown done so that the tooth lasts longer.
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My front teeth is coming outwards only one teeth of upper alignment. It looks really bad whenever I smile or someone notices my teeth. Is there any way I can get it aligned without braces.

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Dentist, Dehradun
My front teeth is coming outwards only one teeth of upper alignment. It looks really bad whenever I smile or someone ...
Dear Sir, It seems that only one tooth in your upper front jaw is growing outwards. You must visit your dentist and get a check up done. If you absolutely do not want to get braces treatment done, then you can ask your dentist if your teeth can be brought back to alignment with the help of removable appliance or prosthetics.
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I am 21 years old I have been suffering from mouth ulcers for 2 years. I used many medicines. But not got relief please help me.

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I am 21 years old I have been suffering from mouth ulcers for 2 years. I used many medicines. But not got relief plea...
Nutriional deficiency may be the cause for ulcers, try taking vit b 12 capsules two tablets twice daily for three months.
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Life becomes tasteless without teeth so preserve your teeth for keeping taste in your life .Dr. Rashmi Jasani and Dr. Anand Jasani.

I have swelling tooth gum, whenever I eat something cold, it swells and pains. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I have swelling tooth gum, whenever I eat something cold, it swells and pains. What should I do?
Hi, it could be an abscess due to gum or tooth infection, if tooth is decay, you have to go for root canal treatment, if only gum infection, you get it cleaned with dentist.
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I am 26 years old I am suffering from mouth there are many teeth are suffering from gums and blooding I have many doctors to see the teeth please give me a best solution.

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I am 26 years old I am suffering from mouth there are many teeth are suffering from gums and blooding I have many doc...
- use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - rinse with salt water or hydrogen peroxide to keep the area clean. Avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth. - stay away from smoking and other tobacco products, which can aggravate bleeding gums. - eat a balanced diet and limit snacking between meals. Carbohydrates and sugars feed dental plaque. - try an oral irrigation device, commonly known as a" water pick, to clear debris from around the gum line. - you may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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I am a 18 year student and pursuing Btech, but did a long time I have been suffering from Mouth Ulcers. It's not healing after lot of medications. Antibodies r attacking my own cells. What to do?

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I am a 18 year student and pursuing Btech, but did a long time I have been suffering from Mouth Ulcers. It's not heal...
For mouth ulcers start with scaling and polishing of teeth as seposits over teeth surface could cause ulcers. Start with multivitamin therapy. Reduce stress level. Keep your stomach fit. Avoid spicy food and any habit related to tobacco if you have.
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My wisdom tooth is growing due to which lower jaw part has swelled a bit also its paining inside and I cannot have food properly kindly suggest any medicine.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
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My wisdom tooth is growing due to which lower jaw part has swelled a bit also its paining inside and I cannot have fo...
No medicine is going to help you. Please get your teeth surgically removed from an oral and maxillofacial surgeon.
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I am 21 year. Every time smell is coming from my mouth. How to prevent and stop this permanently. Tell me something. Is it internal problem or something else.

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I am 21 year. Every time smell is coming from my mouth. How to prevent and stop this permanently. Tell me something. ...
80% of bad breath comes from an oral source. For instance, cavities or gum disease can lead to bad breath, as can tonsils that have trapped food particles; cracked fillings, and less-than-clean dentures. Several internal medical conditions also can cause your breath to go downhill fast. They include diabetes, liver disease, respiratory tract infections, and chronic bronchitis. You'll want to see your doctor to rule out things like acid reflux, postnasal drip, and other causes of chronic dry mouth (xerostomia)..Good oral hygiene also is key to fighting bad breath. Ideally, you should brush and floss after every meal to help reduce the odor-causing bacteria in your mouth. While a regular toothbrush works just as well if you use it as recommended, An electric toothbrush is also available in the market
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I am suffering from sensitivity to cold in my tooth. What are the paste n mouthwash that I can use ?

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I am suffering from sensitivity to cold in my tooth. What are the paste n mouthwash that I can use ?
Hi, teeth have a protective layer called enamel with age the enamel wears off and become thin which causes to become teeth sensitive to cold and hot. You need to get a professional check up done to know the exact cause and solution of your problem. Without checking you clinically we can't suggest anything. Regards
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Hi, I have three big ulcers in my throat. Is it fine to leave it to recover on its own? Any food or medicine I should take or anything to be aware of? Thanks.

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Hi, I have three big ulcers in my throat. Is it fine to leave it to recover on its own? Any food or medicine I should...
Take becasule tab once a day avoid spicy foods and if reachable then apply zytee mouth paint if in three days the ulcers r not cured the go to ent specialist.
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How to get straight and small teeth. My teeth looks big and it's not straighten please suggest me best tips. Thank you.

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How to get straight and small teeth. My teeth looks big and it's not straighten please suggest me best tips. Thank you.
Come visit us & get your teeth examined you may need croens to get small straight teeth once you visit dentist your teeth wil b examined & treatment wil b suggested to you.
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My Lower jaw teeth is straight & aligned correctly. Upper jaw tooth has a problem with alignment. I visited a Doctor who told me 4 tooth will be removed: 2 from upper & lower jaw. So I just want to confirm. Also I am 27 years old so if there will be an affect on the brain; headaches ;pain etc?

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My Lower jaw teeth is straight & aligned correctly. Upper jaw tooth has a problem with alignment.
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It is correct that tooth will be removed and prosthetic fitting will be done . No effect on brain by this
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Dear sir, I am 47 year old male. My two teeth have cavities. Also gap between these teeth. Please advice.

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Sir, you can get these teeth filled by a dentist for cavities and can be rebuild too minimize the gap.
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I am 21 years old. I have a gap in between the front incisors and near the canines. I want to fix my teeth with braces or any other method so that I can get a perfect smile, but as I am a student I do not think I can spend too much on the medication. Doctor please help me in fixing without spending a lot of money. Thank you.

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I am 21 years old. I have a gap in between the front incisors and near the canines.
I want to fix my teeth with brace...
Space can be closed depending upon the extent of it. If it is minimal then it can be treated with filling & reshaping in one or two visits. This will be quite affordable. If not then it may go for braces that cost you more but still you will have option to pay up in installments over 1 years period of time.
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It's not thrush or an STI, what is it? Just to give a bit of background, im 16 years old and female and lately there has been a lot of abnormal discharge from my vagina, it is a yellowy colour and quite thick and stringy, it also itches and is very painful when beginning sex. I went to a clinic to get a full STI check to be on the safe.

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It's not thrush or an STI, what is it?
Just to give a bit of background, im 16 years old and female and lately there ...
This may be due to chronic cervicitis. Rx sepia 30/tds daily 2-2 drops direct on tongue. For 15 days hydrastis q/bd 15-15 drops +1/2 cup water daily. For 15 days.
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I am 36 year old I am suffering from toothache I have taken combiflam from last 2 days but no relief pls suggest some good medicine as I am on a trip and can't beat the pain.

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I am 36 year old I am suffering from toothache I have taken combiflam from last 2 days but no relief pls suggest some...
Med will not help you consult a dentist you may require rct if u. Don't have time to get it completed opening of rct will relieve you of pain n than can get the tt completed in your own town.
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I am always clean my teeth but my teeth is yellow in color. I should change my paste.

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Dentist, Chennai
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with whitening (bleaching) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person. 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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Sir I am Anmol a 17 years boy. Sir, my teeth are getting yellowish day by day even after brushing twice with Colgate. Please tell me what can I do. Any home remedy because it become frustrating for me to laugh with my friends or others. Please help me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir I am Anmol a 17 years boy. Sir, my teeth are getting yellowish day by day even after brushing twice with Colgate....
Advise deep cleaning, polishing, whitening (bleaching) procedures, artificial enamel filling or capping. 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. Cause of discoloration – Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics.
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I have yellow teeth for 3 days! what should I do? I am young college girl. and I am depress for this problem.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have yellow teeth for 3 days! what should I do? I am young college girl. and I am depress for this problem.
Cause of discoloration ? Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with whitening (bleaching) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling and / or capping. 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. 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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