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Dr. Shankar

MDS

Dentist, Chennai

19 Years Experience
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Dr. Shankar MDS Dentist, Chennai
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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 T.Nagar, Chennai. He has been a successful Dentist for the last 19 years. He has done MDS . He is currently practising at Chennai Smiles in T.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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Hi Sir/Mam, I frequently get Mouth ulcers which lasts for more than a week or sometimes 10 days though I stopped eating junk foods. I consulted many doctors regarding this issue but each of them gave different different reasons (some said due to lack of Vitamin-C, some said due to iron Deficiency ,some said due to eating outside junk foods and some other said due to infection) .May I know the correct reason why do I get so?

BDS (Gold Medalist)
Dentist, Gurgaon
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I frequently get Mouth ulcers which lasts for more than a week or sometimes 10 days though I stopped eati...
Dear Lybrate user, mouth ulcers are mostly due to stress or dehydration. The reasons mentioned by all the doctors are also correct. If you have a stressful life, try to relax. Keep yourself hydrated and increase your intake of liquids and juices and water. Avoid extremely hot or spicy food. The ulcers take 7-10 days to heal normally so nothing to worry. Pay special attention to your oral hygiene.
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My father is 66 years old. He is a diabetic and has 3 stents. He also has dentures since 6 years. He is not happy with them, always says they are coming off. Have been to many dentist but everyone says its the best dentures available. Because of it, he is ruining his health. Can anyone please suggest a solution.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Consult a prosthodontist or show in dental college if some alternative can be provided it is not safe to go for any surgery, tell him to explain his problem clearly and we have to find out some compromising solution keeping in mind satisfaction of patient and posssible treatment.
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I am getting mouth ulcers oftenly for even a small injuries during brushing the teeth and also on tongue while intaking the hot tea. Is that a internal health problem, what is the remedy for that?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am getting mouth ulcers oftenly for even a small injuries during brushing the teeth and also on tongue while intaki...
Hi Hitler . Apparently you are having weak or swollen gums Proper oral hygiene along with a vitamin C tablet daily for 3months should solve the problem.
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I am getting bad smell from mouth and also blood from teeth. what should I do? Please help me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am getting bad smell from mouth and also blood from teeth. what should I do? Please help me.
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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I am 33 yrs women. I have a gap in both up and down teeth. I don't like wearing braces. How to fill the gaps. Kindly help me.

MDS
Dentist, Kota
other than braces you can go for crowns or veneers or aligners. after seeing dentist only suggest the best for you
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My age is 30. My mouth is very bad smell in my throat. & what is the reason for this smell? How can I cure it?

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Reason of smell is inadequate oral hygiene, get scaling done from dentist and start brushing twice daily after meals.
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I am suffering watery mouth after wakeup in morning please suggest me some remedies.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am suffering watery mouth after wakeup in morning please suggest me some remedies.
Although excessive saliva is not too common, there are a number of conditions that can cause it - some harmless, others more serious. It is possible that your saliva problems are just a result of the way you speak. Some people speak faster or slower than others, just as some people blink more often, breathe faster, or have a more rapid heartbeat. This may just be what's normal for you. Since it is negatively affecting your life, I suggest your problem can be ignored. However there are medical conditions that causes excessive salivation injection glycopyrrolate reduces secretions in the mouth, throat, airway, and stomach.
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Hi, I am 25 year old girl. My teeth are very badly aligned. I want to get the straight but in less time. I wish to know the options available. If braces too i want to know the maximum time and less visible ones. As i have to get married soon.

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Asansol
You have three options according to your conditions 1st ceramic braces- it is not visible from a distance 2nd lingual orthodontics- here the braces are on the inner surface of tooth so not visible. 3rd is clear aligners, it is like splints that is removable, so in those social gathering you can remove it, though it is a very costly treatment.
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I am feeling pain in my tooth since two days it become hollow due to cavity what should I do now.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am feeling pain in my tooth since two days it become hollow due to cavity what should I do now.
The type of treatment you have for toothache /sensitivity/swelling 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 / sensitivity/swelling is caused by tooth decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling 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 / sensitivity/swelling 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 have a problem in teeth in inner cavity it was so pain while eating so can you help from this problem.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chennai
I have a problem in teeth in inner cavity it was so pain while eating so can you help from this problem.
the cavity can be deep and it pains on eating, which will need root canal treatment with crown on top
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