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Dr. Shankar

BDS

Dentist, Chennai

19 Years Experience
Dr. Shankar BDS Dentist, Chennai
19 Years Experience
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Dr. Shankar is a popular Dentist in Mogappair East, Chennai. He has been a successful Dentist for the last 19 years. He has done BDS . You can visit him at Sharma's Dental Care in Mogappair East, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Shankar and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Dr. M.G.R. University - 1998
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How to our brush our teeth cleanly?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
How to our brush our teeth cleanly?
You may consult me in person. 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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BDS
Dentist, Kanpur
Brush twice daily and visit your dentist every 6 months for a checkup. Help yourself to have a DENTAL PAINFREE LIFE
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If I fix brace set on my teeth what minimum time required to clear the gap? While using brace set is there feel of any pain in teeth.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
If I fix brace set on my teeth what minimum time required to clear the gap? While using brace set is there feel of an...
Hello, orthodontic treatment can take 1.5-2 years, it may vary according to the case. It could be painful at times and uncomfortable, but the dentist will give you painkillers or wax to manage it.
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I am 23 years old, everyday my eyes and mouth are itching. Please give some suggestion.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 23 years old, everyday my eyes and mouth are itching. Please give some suggestion.
We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray) & clinical examination to decide upon treatment. 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 53 years old, blood is coming out from teeth and very bad smell comes out from my mouth.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
Kindly get scaling done and use gum paint and mouthwash twice daily for 15 days. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique and maintain your oral hygiene.
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I am afraid of a sound which I hear everyday when I take my breakfast and a sound like" tak" comes somewhere from my jaw. I don't have any teeth problem. Please suggest me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am afraid of a sound which I hear everyday when I take my breakfast and a sound like" tak" comes somewhere from my ...
Hi. The sound that you are describing is a'click' that is heard when there is a problem in the temporomandibular joint (jaw joint). Don't worry, it can be managed. But a thorough clinical examination and radiographic assessment of the joint (x rays) are important. I would advice you to consult an oral and maxillofacial surgeon for a detailed examination and further treatment.
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I have yellow stain in my teeth please help me to reduce it.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist,
I have yellow stain in my teeth please help me to reduce it.
Hi, you need to get a professional cleaning done. If that does not help then you may go for teeth whitening.
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Certified Implantologist, Fellow of Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD), BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Dental Check Up by a Qualified Dental Surgeon once in 6 months is mandatory . Go to someone whom you really trust n u r sure that whatsoever he/she will not do any malpractice just for the sake of Money .
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When I woke up then for one second I can't open my mouth due to some wastage water. Nd my taste changed.

Diploma in Endodontist, BDS
Dentist, Madurai
When I woke up then for one second I can't open my mouth due to some wastage water. Nd my taste changed.
Hi lybrate-user, its just saliva, being produced in your mouth, its normal. Just spit it out, when waking up, use a mouth wash at night.
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I am suffering to allow teeth problem from 1 year which has medicine and tooth past is useful for me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am suffering to allow teeth problem from 1 year which has medicine and tooth past is useful for me.
Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months. Changing the toothbrush alone donot keeps your teeth clean. All toothpaste have nearly similar ingredients like Abrasives, Fluorides, Surfactants, Antibacterial agents, Flavourants, Remineralizers, Fluoride, Diethylene glycol, Triclosan etc. Only the wrong brushing technique that we follow harms our teeth and gums. So consult your dentist, learn proper brushing technique, Brush your teeth twice a day, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush to protect your teeth and gums from plaque and calculus. Floss your teeth inter dentally once a day. Consume a healthy diet rich in vegetables and lean protein. Reduce your intake of sugary foods and beverages. Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. Drink plenty of fluoridated tap water. Drink not consume alcohol drinks. Don’t smoke.
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My mouth has a continues bad breath and my teeth is becoming yellow. Please advise.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Cause of discoloration ? Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics. 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. Kindly consult a physician & 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 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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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
Whiten your teeth, lubricate your gums and get the flossing done by conducting one easy and simple folk remedy known as oil pulling. Get that extra shine on your teeth by sloshing your mouth with coconut, sesame or sunflower oil for 15 minutes and then spitting it out.
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My teeth gets in yellowish color and there are some black spots on some teeths. Please let me know the cure.

Certified Implantologist, F.I.O, BDS
Dentist, Bhopal
Visit your dentist and get to know the cause of yellowness and spots. Treatment options vary from tooth whitening to veneers to lumineers. Get them checked and know all options available
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I have big teeth.what should i do?

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist,
Following can be the option of treatment for you 1. Enameloplsty of teeth to shorten the tteth for better look 2. Orthidontic treatment for better alignement so it looks smaller and perfect on your face.
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I have tooth abscess. What should I do?

I have tooth abscess. What should I do?
Dear you said you are having tooth abscess means there is cavity and infection in tooth, for pain take tab combiflam and treatment of abscess and cavity in tooth is cleaning and filling of cavity with root canal treatment for this you need to visit a dental surgeon and have checkup and treatment done accordingly. For prevention from tooth trouble you have to maintain oral hygiene for this you need to use colgate total paste for cleaning of teeth and regular use of listerin mouthwash twice a day after meals.
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Sir, Meri wife ke teeth halke neele se pad gaye hai yani jaisee veins dikhati hai us type se dikhate hai aur vo 4 month ki pregnent bhi hai please advise de.

BDS, MDS - Pediatric Dentistry , Certificate Course in Conscious Sedation
Dentist, Hyderabad
Sir, Meri wife ke teeth halke neele se pad gaye hai yani jaisee veins dikhati hai us type se dikhate hai aur vo 4 mon...
Hello lybrate-user, please note that second trimester of pregnancy is relatively safe for elective dental treatment. However, if there is no pain at the moment, kindly wait until delivery as certain diagnostic procedures like x-rays cannot be done right now. However, please consult a dentist right away and get an opinion.
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My age is 27 year`s i am eating gutka that`s i cant eat food very much.Please do help

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Please stop taking gutkha, it is very dangerous and causes cancer. Please start taking fibro-sm capsules twice daily. Also avoid spicy foods.
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How to increase calcium level in our body. Which is the best tooth paste for our teeth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
How to increase calcium level in our body. Which is the best tooth paste for our teeth.
Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months. Changing the toothbrush alone donot keeps your teeth clean. All toothpaste have nearly similar ingredients like Abrasives, Fluorides, Surfactants, Antibacterial agents, Flavourants, Remineralizers, Fluoride, Diethylene glycol, Triclosan etc. Only the wrong brushing technique that we follow harms our teeth and gums. So consult your dentist, learn proper brushing technique, Brush your teeth twice a day, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush to protect your teeth and gums from plaque and calculus. Floss your teeth inter dentally once a day. Consume a healthy diet rich in vegetables and lean protein. Reduce your intake of sugary foods and beverages. Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. Drink plenty of fluoridated tap water. Drink not consume alcohol drinks. Don’t smoke.
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Kindly suggest fixed orthodontic treatment of 14 year old male who is diagnosed with lower anterior crowding and deep bite. I am considering the case fit for proximal slicing followed by correction of imbricated lower anteriors with Ni-ti wire. Kindly guide which brackets should I choose and what thickness of the wire should be preferred. Or what should be the best treatment line without extraction.

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Delhi
Kindly suggest fixed orthodontic treatment of 14 year old male who is diagnosed with lower anterior crowding and deep...
Hi, it seems you have done a thorough research. But to decide if extraction is required or not clinical examination+ model analysis+ cephalometric analysis are must. Type of braces can be chosen by the patient. Price increases as visibility of the braces decreases. I. E metal labial braces are least expensive and invisalign and lingual braces are most expensive.
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