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Dr. Shankar Sharma

BDS

Dentist, Chennai

20 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 Sharma is a popular Dentist in Mogappair East, Chennai. He has been a successful Dentist for the last 20 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 Sharma and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Dr. M.G.R. University - 1998
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I used to tooth brush daily basis but My mouth realised smell. Please advice what I do for better tooth and better feel with some one Like my partner never say for kiss because my mouth smell.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I used to tooth brush daily basis but My mouth realised smell. Please advice what I do for better tooth and better fe...
Get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night use betadine mouth wash drink plenty of water.
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For wearing braces is there any age inundation and what r the costs of braces in Lucknow? Does braces assures the complete alignment of teeth?

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
For wearing braces is there any age inundation and what r the costs of braces in Lucknow? Does braces assures the com...
Hello, there is no age limit for orthodontic (braces) treatment. It is the most common and safe treatment for alignment of teeth. It would cost you around Rs 15,000-40,000/- depending on the case.
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I am teenager how I manage my teeth, eye hair. Please some information about human habits. What benefits do exercise regularly.

MD DNB (Internal Medicine)
General Physician, Delhi
I am teenager how I manage my teeth, eye hair. Please some information about human habits. What benefits do exercise ...
Being Healthy is a way of life. So just maintain good hygeine, eat nutrious food. Don't overeat. Try to spent atleast 30 min. For your body health everyday. Ao that you get recharged for work.
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I have a problem on my teeth lots of yellow teeth and its smell very bad so please give me some natural suggestion what I need to do.

BHMS
Homeopath, Howrah
I have a problem on my teeth lots of yellow teeth and its smell very bad so please give me some natural suggestion wh...
Whitening toothpastes helps temporarily, to get stains removed from teeth take lemon juice in a spoon, dip brush or you can apply with fingertip also, apply over the stained teeth, keep for a minute and the rinse with water. It removes stain and as it contains citric acid/vit c which keeps teeth strong. This procedure should be done twice a week not more. Maintain proper stool habits.
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Does taking chewing gum (orbit) daily create any health problems? And does it reduce the sperm count. I asked coz I heard some of my friends saying so? And does orbit makes teeth white?

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Does taking chewing gum (orbit) daily create any health problems? And does it reduce the sperm count. I asked coz I h...
A big no. Chewing gums can only help you in increasing the quantity of saliva in your mouth nothing else. Other things you mentioned are rumours.
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I have a strange medical condition since a month.I could see blood every morning while brushing. I have no cuts in my mouth and I could feel it coming from my throat. Dont know what is wrong. Can someone help?

B.D.S
Dentist, Jaipur
Due to the inflammation in gingiva bleeding ocurs u should get dental cleaning. Use STOLIN-R for gingival bleeding apply it on gums 3 to 4 times a day and make sure to let the medicine stay on gums for at least 10 Mins . And warm saline gargle 3 to 4 times (add 1 tsp saltin a glass of warm water) for this gargle.
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I am 23 years old. I am a student. In 8 months before I do the root canal process in my one teeth due to hard pain. But still the problem remaining. What is the next option.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 23 years old. I am a student. In 8 months before I do the root canal process in my one teeth due to hard pain. B...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need re root canal treatment. You may consult me in person too. 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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Causes and Symptoms of Dry Mouth

BDS
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
Causes and Symptoms of Dry Mouth

When the salivary glands do not produce enough saliva, the mouth gets dry and uncomfortable. Due to certain conditions, such a phenomenon can occur and this condition is known as dry mouth or xerostomia. Xerostomia or dry mouth can occur due to multiple reasons. Read on more to find all about the different causes and symptoms of dry mouth.

Causes:

  1. Side effects of certain medications: Dry mouth occurs due to the effect of certain prescription and nonprescription medications. Drugs used to treat depression, pain, allergies, anxiety, epilepsy, obesity, nausea and psychotic disorders can cause dry mouth condition as a side effect. Sedatives and muscle relaxers can also cause dry mouth.
  2. Side effects of certain disease and infections: Certain diseases such as Alzheimer's disease, mumps, diabetes, hypertension, cystic fibrosis, anemia and Parkinson's disease can also cause dry mouth or xerostomia.
  3. Side effect of treatments: If the salivary glands are damaged due to certain reasons, then less saliva is secreted resulting in dry mouth. Certain treatments such as radiation treatments in the head and neck or chemotherapy sessions could indirectly cause dry mouth by damaging the salivary glands.
  4. Nerve damage: Dry mouth can also be due to a person suffering from nerve damage caused due to accident or surgery.
  5. Dehydration: Conditions like fever, excessive vomiting, diarrhea, excessive sweating, which cause dehydration can also cause dry mouth.
  6. Removal of salivary glands: Surgical removal of the salivary glands also causes dry mouth. 
  7. Lifestyle choices: Certain lifestyle preferences such as chewing tobacco or smoking can cause dry mouth.

Symptoms:
Dry mouth has several symptoms. If you have some or all of the symptoms mentioned below, then you are more than likely suffering from dry mouth.

  1. A sticky and dry feeling in the mouth. 
  2. The frequent feeling of being thirsty.
  3. A dry, parched feeling in the throat.
  4. The tongue being dry, raw and red.
  5. There is discomfort and problem while you are speaking or experiencing problems with chewing, tasting or swallowing food.
  6. Experiencing dry nasal passages, a sore throat or hoarseness in the voice.
  7. A tingling or slightly burning sensation in the mouth but particularly in the tongue.
  8. Having a bad breath.

Related Tip: "Why Oral Health in Older Adults Is Important"

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Last one week back I suffer from any mouth ulsar my mouth is fully radish and not able to eat anything I drink only juice what can I do please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Last one week back I suffer from any mouth ulsar my mouth is fully radish and not able to eat anything I drink only j...
Mouth ulcers are due to vitamin deficiency or bad digestion. So take vitamin supplements like becosules tablets till complete recovery. Local ointment application will be also useful. Avoid oilly n spicy food completely. Eat healthy and balanced diet.
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I have 2 to 3 ulcers. What should I do to fix it? It keeps recurring on a regular basis.

MBBS
Gastroenterologist, Gurgaon
Dear Sir/ Mam, Painkillers are available in the form of mouthwash, lozenge, gel or spray. You must consult a physician before taking these. Mouthwash shouldn't be used for more than seven days in a row. Hope for the best. Warm Regards
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Munching foods like apples, pears, carrots or celery after brushing can help in preventing discoloration

BDS
Dentist, Dehradun
Munching foods like apples, pears, carrots or celery after brushing can help in preventing discoloration
Munching foods like apples, pears, carrots or celery after brushing can help in preventing discoloration as they trigger tooth-bathing saliva which helps in keeping the teeth whiter.
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I ate sweets and coffy at last night then my teeth pain started. Many times I faced that problem. What I do?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I ate sweets and coffy at last night then my teeth pain started. Many times I faced that problem. What I do?
Hi Anand . The pain maybe due to sensitive teeth which are worn out (abraded), gums which are weak or cavities. Only a dentist can solve the issue after a thorough investigation.
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Dr. I have a red sore on my thoung end and some mouth disturbances of taste what is it please help me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Dr. I have a red sore on my thoung end and some mouth disturbances of taste what is it please help me.
hello, You may be suffering from Vitamin B deficiency or upset stomach. Take Becousle capsule, 1 cap daily after meals. Take Acid nitricum 30, 2 drops once daily. Revert me after 7 days.
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Two main disease which affect oral health.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Two main disease which affect oral health.
Two main disease which affect oral health.

I have severe tooth ache from last few days but the reports are normal. What should I do please suggest.

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I have severe tooth ache from last few days but the reports are normal. What should I do please suggest.
Do some investigation and examination of teeth . What is reason of pain whether any deep cavity or any any wisdom tooth pain, or any abscess is there. Do x- ray also on same area. Untill that take pain killer ketrolac , consult me privatle.
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I have two extra teeth in left part and one extra teeth in my right part of my lower jaws. I have 35 teeth total. Would I face any problems in future?

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
I have two extra teeth in left part and one extra teeth in my right part of my lower jaws. I have 35 teeth total. Wou...
Extra teeth r generally accompanied by crowding of teeth n causes difficulty in brushing teeth n maintaining gud oral hygiene. If your not facing probs associated with multiple extra teeth such as crowding of teeth, reduced tongue space, traumatic occlusion etc. You may retain them provided you maintain good teeth n gums health. Check with your dentist if your facing such probs. If yes, get dem removed fr preventing probs with your other permanent teeth. P. S. - people tend to confuse retained milk tooth with extra tooth. Check wid your dentist.
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Mera ek teeth ke uper kala colour ka daag hai. Toothpaste karne par bhi nahi ja raha hai. Bahut din se hai. But koi idea nahi mila . Kya karu. Pehle aap se bol raha hun. Aap mujhe home remedy boliye . Main use karunga. Teeth samne daag hai.Kindly reply me.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Mera ek teeth ke uper kala colour ka daag hai. Toothpaste karne par bhi nahi ja raha hai. Bahut din se hai. But koi i...
Black spot can be calculus or decay. If it's calculus, go for scaling and polishing. If its decay, get it filled with appropriate material. This can't be treated at home.
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I am having burning sensation in my mouth! What medicine or ointment should I use?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am having burning sensation in my mouth!
What medicine or ointment should I use?
To avoid infection and reduce pain in a first-degree burn on the tongue: rinse the area well with cool water for a few minutes. Remove any dirt or particles that may be on the burn. Wet a clean cloth with cool water and hold it on top of the burn. Suck on ice chips or a popsicle to soothe the pain. Gargle with cool water or salt water. Avoid warm or hot liquids, which could irritate the burn. Take acetaminophen or ibuprofen for pain and inflammation. Sprinkle a few grains of sugar on the tongue to relieve pain.
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