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Dr. Shankar

BDS

Dentist, Chennai

18 Years Experience  ·  at clinic
Dr. Shankar BDS Dentist, Chennai
18 Years Experience  ·  at clinic  ·  ₹ online
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Dr. Shankar is a popular Dentist in Mogappair East, Chennai. He has been a successful Dentist for the last 18 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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Brush twice a day and floss daily even when your braces are on. The food particles get stuck into the braces very easily. It is very important to keep them clean.

My teeth is yellow and it gets bad smell while I talk to an friends. What should I do it for an white teeth and bad smell?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
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My teeth is yellow and it gets bad smell while I talk to an friends. What should I do it for an white teeth and bad s...
Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. 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. Use snowdent toothpaste for whitening until then. 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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Flossing is as important as brushing on a daily basis. Taking the floss all the way down to the point where the teeth and gums meet is the appropriate way of doing it.

I am suffering from teeth sensitivity and cavity. filling and cleaning. Lot of pain. Wat can I do.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
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I am suffering from teeth sensitivity and cavity. filling and cleaning. Lot of pain. Wat can I do.
Go for proper consultation and accordingly go for treatment. You may required deep scaling and filling of carious teeth. Go for treatment as soon.

Can I go for complete teeth implantation when I am having high uncontrolled diabetes and also have peripheral neuropathy? I am male, 55 years old and had a bypass surgery 3 years ago. Thanks.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
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Can I go for complete teeth implantation when I am having high uncontrolled diabetes and also have peripheral neuropa...
If you have uncontrolled diabetes then please dont as it may lead to the infection to your implant.

What would be the estimate expense for capping of upper central incisors ?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
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Around 3000 - 10000 depends on type of cap - Metal ceramic or all ceramic. For front teeth E-max crowns are generally preferred for their better esthetics.
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Protecting your gums from getting hurt while brushing is very necessary. Keep your brush at a 45 degree angle to save your gums the trouble.

I am a 24 year female candidate. Approx from last one year I am facing of problems like bad breath, chopped lips and sticky saliva. Is it a dry mouth problem or anything else. How should I treat it?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
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I am a 24 year female candidate. Approx from last one year I am facing of problems like bad breath, chopped lips and ...
I think your water intake is less you must take at least three litres of water every day get scaling polishing done by a dentist use betadine mouth wash thrice daily.
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When I eat something then blood comes out from my teeth. What should i do?

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When I eat something then blood comes out from my teeth. What should i do?
Bleeding gums is the sign of gum disease known as gingivitis with plaque deposition. Scaling will help you in this regard. Rinse your mouth with chlorhexidine mouthwash. Brush regularly two times daily with soft bristle toothbrush. Rinse your mouth after eating anything.
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I have some vocal problem. Actually when I speak saliva secretes in my mouth an it disturbs my pronunciation. Please provide a genuine soln for this Hope you will reply soon.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
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I have some vocal problem. Actually when I speak saliva secretes in my mouth an it disturbs my pronunciation.
Please ...
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.

I want sausages that my teeth is very pain why.

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I want sausages that my teeth is very pain why.
Kindly get an x-ray done of the tooth having pain. May be you will have to get root canal treatment done followed by a crown or cap. Till then you can take a pain killer like tab ketorol dt 2 tablets dissolved in water. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.

I am 25 years old. I have a problem of excess secretion of saliva. Please suggest homeopathic medicine.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
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Merc sol30 (dr reckeweg) 1 dropevery 3 days at night kreosote q (dr. Reckeweg) 10 drops in 20 ml water 3 time daily. Report after 1 month.
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I m 20 years old I have a pain in teeth what should I do.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
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Take a pain killer and then visit a dentist. Pain killer is only going to give you temporary relief.

Hi, Recently I find out my lower right wisdom teeth turned into black/brownish color half of the portion but no pain at all. But it caused a pimple inside on the cheek near the wisdom teeth. I am worried so much what exactly has happened to my teeth. If I am supposed to go under surgery to remove the wisdom teeth what are the complications for my age and I used to smoke in past. I don't have any other health problems. Please suggest me something I am really stressed out.

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Hi, Recently I find out my lower right wisdom teeth turned into black/brownish color half of the portion but no pain ...
Yes, you need to go for extraction of this tooth. Its all infection which spreading around the tooth and pus will come out from the pimple like structure near tooth. There is no such big complication in general. You didn't mention your age, but the complications are not necessary. If in case it occurs it varies from person to person.
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Hi doctor, My tongue will get red and pain while eating spicy food. So I can't have food.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
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Increase dietary intake of vitamin B, folic acid, iron and use of vitamin supplements etc under medical supervision if blood tests confirm low concentrations Mouth sores are common and rarely Cause complications. Most go away in about a week, but it’s important to monitor any mouth sores you develop. If you are concerned, or if the sore doesn’t seem to be healing, contact your dentist
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I am continuously facing mouth ulcers problem. Nearly more than 10 days in a month. What is the remedy for this?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
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I am continuously facing mouth ulcers problem. Nearly more than 10 days in a month. What is the remedy for this?
This condition is known as apthus ulcer. Most commonly seen in cases of constipation, stressful condition or some systemic diseases. It is a self limiting condition. But in symptomatic condition antiseptic with local anesthetic solution may improve quality of life.

If will go for ceramic (tooth colored) braces, how much will cost it? and how many days it will take for treatment.

BDS
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Cost of ceramic braces or any treatment varies from clinic to clinic.. It ranges from min of 30K to 80K.. Duration of treatment depends on diagnosis and clinical examination.. Each individual s treatment will be different, and so the duration ( depend on its complexitiy as wel).. However, it should be done by 14 to 18 months.. Do visit ur nearby clinic for visual examination, then accordingly the treatment plan, duration cost will be told by dentist..

I am suffering from tongue thrust. I wanna know that if tongue thrust is curable or what will be duration of treatment . So suggest me how fastly I can get rid of this.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
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Consult a orthodontist its curable a tailor made habit breaking appliance can b given to you it takes couple of months n your cooperation.

Sir my problem is paining of teeth. Its pain much. Please can I do root canal treatment all please tell immediately. Thanking you.

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Sir my  problem is paining of teeth. Its pain much. Please can I do root canal treatment all please tell immediately....
Hi, there are various reasons for teeth pain. You need to visit to a dentist for a check-up and get some x-rays done to get exact cause and solution of your problem. Without checking you clinically we can't suggest you anything. Regards

Hi, I have been getting bad smell from my mouth please suggest me.

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Hi, I have been getting bad smell from my mouth please suggest me.
Bad smell in mouth may be due to stomach upset. Or deposit /tartar on your teeth. Kindly get yourself checked by dentist, you might require cleaning and polishing.
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