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Dr. Shankar

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Shankar Dentist, Chennai
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I want all my patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage....more
I want all my patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage.
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Dr. Shankar is an experienced Dentist in Abhiramapuram, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Shankar personally at Smiles Unlimited in Abhiramapuram, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shankar on Lybrate.com.

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I am 30 years old female. I have been suffering from teeth grinding problem for five or six years. What should I do to recover it?

Dentist, Kolkata
I am 30 years old female. I have been suffering from teeth grinding problem for five or six years. What should I do t...
U should go in for night guard, which is placed on teeth,before sleeping in night.this will protect uR teeth n break ur habit of teeth grinding
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I am having tooth problem from few days. Whenever I am having cold thing I feel sensation in left part. I tried colgate sensitive from a month but it still not working. So please advice me something.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Lucknow
Get your teeth examined for right treatment, till then avoid very hot/cold & acidic foods /beverages &use soft tooth brush after every meal,
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I am 20 years old. I have a problem in teeth as like pain, sensitivity and other things. Please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Ujjain
I am 20 years old. I have a problem in teeth as like pain, sensitivity and other things. Please help me.
Pain nd sensitivity may be due to cavities. Get a full mouth xray done and attach. In private chat. So that cn suggest you.
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Sometimes when I spit I have noticed little blood. Normally also I feel the taste of the blood. Kindly suggest what to do?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Sometimes when I spit I have noticed little blood. Normally also I feel the taste of the blood. Kindly suggest what t...
Hi bleeding is the sign of gum disease known as gingivitis with plaque deposition. You need to go for cleaning and scaling for plaque removal. Take care of your oral hygiene. Rinse your mouth with chlorhexidine mouthwash. Take celin tabs once daily for 15 days.
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I am 49 years old Can I get my teeth fixed at this age. It involves extracting four teeth from my set Also can it be done without braces.

BDS, MDS, FORENSIC ODONTOLOGY
Dentist, Amreli
I am 49 years old
Can I get my teeth fixed at this age. It involves extracting four teeth from my set
Also can it be ...
Yes. U can. Consult an orthodontist. There are possible treatment without braces with recent advanced technology.
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friends of your teeth:Calcium

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
friends of your teeth:Calcium
Calcium is one of your best friends when it comes to preventing tooth decay. This is especially true for growing children and those with dental issues. Dairy products-be it milk, cheese or yogurt are all good source of calcium.
Other sources includes almonds, broccoli, dried beans.
Have happy smile and healthy teeth.
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Is scaling compulsory after tooth implant. What care has to be taken if scaling has to be avoided.

BDS
Dentist,
Is scaling compulsory after tooth implant. What care has to be taken if scaling has to be avoided.
Hi lybrate-user to avoid scaling you have to take care of your teeth cleaning properly. Do not let tartar make place on your teeth surface.
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Today is my 14 th day after removing my right side wisdom tooth and I can still see a hole there. How long will the hole heal completely or will it turn into a dry socket. And if so should I see my dentist again. There is no pain although I had for almost 3 days after removal and not after that.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
Today is my 14 th day after removing my right side wisdom tooth and I can still see a hole there. How long will the h...
It should be filled by itself in a week or two.. depends on your healing capacity... but there should not require any special treatment...
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Jab me running karta hu to mera mooh (mouth) bahut sukh jata hai . please koi suggestion dijiye.

MDS
Dentist, Sangli
Jab me running karta hu to mera mooh (mouth) bahut sukh jata hai . please koi suggestion dijiye.
It may be because you r doing breathing through your mouth. Please try maintain hydration of body before and after running.
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My aunt has problem in her teeth. She just removed one teeth by dentist. I need some tips that will help her to keep her teeth strong.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My aunt has problem in her teeth. She just removed one teeth by dentist. I need some tips that will help her to keep ...
All individuals requires scaling (cleaning) to be done atleast once in 6 months to maintain our oral hygiene clean. Our toothbrush is not much finely designed to clean all the plaque and calculi in the interdental areas of the teeth, which is the area where most of the calculus accumulate much and has to be removed regularly using scalers by the dentist.
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I have sores on inside of upper lips and they are almost 5 in no. I used candid mouth paint and took 2 spoons of liquid bcompsules b complex two times a day but there is no case of improvement why.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I have sores on inside of upper lips and they are almost 5 in no. I used candid mouth paint and took 2 spoons of liqu...
U may take cap cap bnc once daily ,drink plenty of water add fibre to ur food, green veg r good, banana is rich in fibres, take isabagol husk two table spoon at night, avoid tensions, hurry worry, ladies during periods may even have more such prob
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MAMC, MRCPCH, MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician, Noida
DENTAL CARE IN DIABETES
Keep your teeth clean.
Don't brush too hard.
Replace tooth brush every 3-4 months
Go to dentist every 6 months for cleaning and examination.
Report any sigh of redness,pus,patches or pain.
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Actually after brushing my teeth of 4 hours automatically bad smell starts coming from my mouth. How can stop this? Please advise.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi, there are various reasons of bad breath, like impurities in blood, inefficient digestive system, dry mouth (lack of saliva production), gum disease, cavities, plaque and tartar formation around teeth and gums, kind of diet, improper brushing / cleaning of mouth etc. I would advise you to get a thorough physical and dental examination to rule out the cause of bad breath and to solve it permanently. You can come for a consultation (free of cost) in our clinic.
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I have a small holes on my tonsils, and one kind of white thing comes out of it. It has been for 1 year. What is it? is it dangerous? should I let it get operated to get rid of it?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need removal of your white thing from tonsils 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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I have a bad breath problem. What should I do? What can be the reasons and what are the possible cures to it?

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Delhi
I have a bad breath problem. What should I do? What can be the reasons and what are the possible cures to it?
Deposits on teeth, improper brushing, lack of flossing and tongue cleaning. First of all get cleaning done by a dentist, ask him about all other above mentioned instructions.
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I am suffering from teeth yellowness and I brush daily but I don' t get any cure from yelloish teeth. Please give me some home remedy

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Please get a round of scaling and polishing done by your dentist. Once that has been done, you can maintain your teeth just by regular brushing etc. If you are still not satisfied after the procedure, you can consider whitening (even home bleaching options are available for this).
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My four teeth has grown outwards which gives bad look to my face. I am 20 years old .Can I get it into shape. If yes, how much Will it cost to me?

BDS
Dentist, Rudrapur
My four teeth has grown outwards which gives bad look to my face. I am 20 years old .Can I get it into shape. If yes,...
Yes lybrate-user there is nothing such to worry! your teeth will definitely come to it's correct position! Just need to co-relate with your nearest orthodontist! and it is correct time to look forward for respective treatment!
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I have a problem of weight that I can not loss my weight. So what can I do. And have a problem of yellow teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have a problem of weight that I can not loss my weight. So what can I do. And have a problem of yellow teeth.
for loosing weight control your diet and see a dietician . for yellow teeth see dental surgeon for scaling and polishing of teeth and maintain good oral hygiene .
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She is not able to eat spicy food, though she can eat and drink hot and cold beverages and food. Her teeth are NOT sensitive towards sensation. She has shown it to many dentists and some of them said that due to her pointed teeth, there are cuts in the inner part of the cheeks and that is the reason why she is not able to eat spicy food. All the prescriptions given by the dentists have been followed by her but there has been no relief till now. She has even changed the toothpaste and has also changed the toothbrush. Please guide me what to do now.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
She is not able to eat spicy food, though she can eat and drink hot and cold beverages and food. Her teeth are NOT se...
Dear, you said she is unable to eat spicy food and her skin in mouth is sensitive to spicy food and her teeth are not sensitive. Please visit dental surgeon for checkup. Advise her to be well hydrated and use hydrogen per oxide for gargles and take tab b complex one in a day for a week. Apply boro glycerin mouth paint treatment to keep mouth healthy and free from ulceration is to have smooth teeth and cleaning and polishing. She can use colgate total paste and listerin mouthwash twice a day.
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