Common Specialities
{{speciality.keyWord}}
Common Issues
{{issue.keyWord}}
Common Treatments
{{treatment.keyWord}}
Book
Call

Dr. Shankar

Dentist, Chennai

Book Appointment
Call Doctor
Dr. Shankar Dentist, Chennai
Book Appointment
Call Doctor
Submit Feedback
Report Issue
Get Help
Feed
Services

Personal Statement

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.
More about Dr. Shankar
Dr. Shankar is an experienced Dentist in R A Puram, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Shankar personally at Smiles Unlimited in R A Puram, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shankar on Lybrate.com.

Lybrate.com has a number of highly qualified Dentists in India. You will find Dentists with more than 32 years of experience on Lybrate.com. You can find Dentists online in Chennai and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.

Info

Specialty
Languages spoken
English

Location

Book Clinic Appointment with Dr. Shankar

Smiles Unlimited

No. 58/50, 1st Main Road, R.A. Puram, Land Mark: Near Kaliappa HospitalChennai Get Directions
...more
View All

Services

View All Services

Submit Feedback

Submit a review for Dr. Shankar

Your feedback matters!
Write a Review

Feed

Nothing posted by this doctor yet. Here are some posts by similar doctors.

I am having yellow marks on my teeth I dont know how to remove it please give any solution for removing it.

PGD Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
Dentist, Mumbai
I am having yellow marks on my teeth I dont know how to remove it please give any solution for removing it.
Yellow marks on teeth can either be because of faulty development of tooth or because of accumulation of tartar (calculus as we call it). Faulty development of tooth is a problem that can be addresed only with aesthetic smile designing. If the problem is of tartar, it can be silve by getting a ckeaning of teeth done at a dentist.
11 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Hello sir I'm from Haridwar. I am suffering from small mouth opening because chewing tobacco please help why can I do?

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
Hello sir I'm from Haridwar. I am suffering from small mouth opening because chewing tobacco please help why can I do?
You will need to consult for the treatment as it requires medicine plus some exercises... which need to be explained... which is not possible here...
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am 85 male. Suffering from a wart in the mouth for the last 4 years. Any non invasive cure?

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Ranchi
If that is wart then it is due to fungal infection. Consult good dentist for anti-fungal medication.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

When my dad going to the toilet, When he forces Blood is bleed from mouth What's his problem and what solution for this Please reply me fast as possible Emergency.

MDS - Orthodontics, LASERS, BOTOX AND DERMAL FILLERS
Dentist, Lucknow
When my dad going to the toilet, When he forces Blood is bleed from mouth
What's his problem and what solution for th...
Dear lybrate-user your dad may has bleeding gums and bad breath. Ask him to visit a local dentist and get his teeth cleaned professionally.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am a 18 year old boy. When I am drinking cold or hot water then a little bit of pain is occurring in my teeth, I am using sensitivity tooth brush & tooth paste'sensodyne' but the pain not reducing. What should I do? suggest me a best tooth paste or mouth wash.

BDS
Dentist,
I am a 18 year old boy. When I am drinking cold or hot water then a little bit of pain is occurring in my teeth, I am...
1st of all dont use sensodyn it is name brand only use vanteg or rr sensoform toothpaste twice a day and change your habbit lyk don't eat or drink fully chiild or hot and don't take hot after cold or cold after hot, take after 10-15 min of gap.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

BDS, Certification In Oral Implantology
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Massaging your gums daily with eucalyptus or peppermint oil in a circular motion throughout the mouth will increase the blood activation and will keep your gums healthy and safe.

I am a sugar patient for the past 23 years. My problem is very bad smell in my body and mouth. Particularly under my pennis some sweating oftenly arises with bad smell .I can't control it and this is the first approach for that problem. Last 12 years I am taking sugar tablet DIAMICRON XR 60. Please advice .thanks

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I am a sugar patient for the past 23 years. My problem is
very bad smell in my body and mouth. Particularly under my ...
Bad breath is due to accumulation of plaque on teeth, decay teeth, dry mouth, smoking, tobacco chewing, consumption of caffeinated or aerated beverages, oilly n spicy food, sore throat, bad digestion. Go for scaling and polishing of teeth. Use mouthwash twice daily after brushing. Maintain proper oral hygiene. Increase your water intake.
3 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I have daily headaches that last all day long. I've been treated for TMJ, migraines, eyesight, etc. I've had MRIs and CT scans, but nothing. please help me. I am fed up from this.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
I have daily headaches that last all day long. I've been treated for TMJ, migraines, eyesight, etc. I've had MRIs and...
Start going for walk daily and make a habit of taking small meals frequently, drink a lot of water and try to take a sound sleep.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

In the start of this year, I suddenly developed white scars inside my oral cavity which burn extremely in contact with spicy food. It was diagnosed as Oral Lichen Planus. Tests done showed I had a auto-immune problem. The doctor has given me a tablet which he said is a steroid and have to rinse it only and then apply Kenacort Gel. There is improvement but it still burns like hell when I eat food. My question is, is it true this is incurable and I am stuck with this for life? Is this the right kind of treatment or is there any other better form of treating this? Why did I get this? If incurable, can I do something to eat food peacefully?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
In the start of this year, I suddenly developed white scars inside my oral cavity which burn extremely in contact wit...
Dear lybrate-user you r worry is quite genuine ,as if it is diagnose as lichen planus ,it takes long time to go .take treatment and get tests done to confirm diagnosis. Once confirmed. The most common signs are white patches on the lining of your mouth (usually your cheeks, tongue and gums). These don't usually hurt, but sometimes painful as in your case ,you may find it painful to eat hot or spicy foods. As the cause is usually not known it is impossible to stop oral lichen planus happening. Precautions don't smoke don't drink large amounts of alcohol do eat plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables. Whether you have oral lichen planus or not, you should clean your teeth last thing at night and at least one other time during the day with a fluoride toothpaste. You should also have your teeth and gums checked regularly by a dentist so that any changes in the lining of your mouth can easily be spotted. Usually oral lichen planus only needs to be treated when there are painful symptoms. Sometimes patients with white patches that are not painful complain of a slight roughness of the lining of the mouth. But this usually does not need any treatment. When oral lichen planus does need treating, it is usually done by putting a corticosteroid cream on the area. Some areas may need other treatments, such as immunosuppressants applied to the area. Very rarely you might need to take a corticosteroid or some other, similar, tablets. Follow any advice your dental surgeon give you. This may include avoiding things that make the condition worse, such as spicy foods and things you may be allergic to. Usually oral lichen planus never goes away. Patients will usually continue to have white patches on the lining of the mouth. Treatment will lessen the pain, although it is not usually possible to tell beforehand when the condition will become painful. Therefore have patience and take regular treatment and you will be fine.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am having 6 ulcers in my mouth at a time. And tongue also has wounds. Is it any allergy? I am having very hard to eat.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I am having 6 ulcers in my mouth at a time. And tongue also has wounds. Is it any allergy? I am having very hard to eat.
Hello, you can apply baking soda over it or do baking soda in water mouth rinses. This will help to heal your ulcers. If they still persist, you need to consult a physician and get your vitamin B levels checked. If required take supplements for it.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

My teeth are getting dark brown from 3 month please refers me a toothpaste which better for me.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My teeth are getting dark brown from 3 month please refers me a toothpaste which better for me.
I will suggest you to use sparkling white toothpaste from himalaya and avoid any stain causing food items.
Submit FeedbackFeedback
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Hi, give me solution, mere ek daat me se khoon aata hai, jab mein brush karta hu, or o bahot gandi smell bhi hoty hai, koi medicine ka nam batao jisse o band ho jaye.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Hi, give me solution, mere ek daat  me se khoon aata hai, jab mein  brush karta hu, or o bahot gandi smell bhi hoty h...
Bad breath is associated with periodontal problem. Tooth problem can be either periodontal or carious lesion, here is the solution for both of them isko pyorrhea bolte hain. Wahan khana phasne se aisa hot hai. Isliye yeh problem bnti hai. Smell aati hai. Uska ilaaj krvao. It seems you might be having periodontal problem. C/as pyorrhea. You need to get rid of it. It needs aggressive therapy. You need to make a habit of rinsing your mouth everytime you eat something and brush regularly (once in the morning before meals and once at night after dinner, add a mouthwash for better oral hygiene.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Hello Doctors, From past 4 days, I have severe wisdom tooth pain. Which looks like only half is grown and flesh is blocking it. It is paining like hell and please let me know what I need to do to get raid of this pain. Thanks for your help.

BDS (Gold Medalist)
Dentist, Gurgaon
Hello Doctors,
From past 4 days, I have severe wisdom tooth pain. Which looks like only half is grown and flesh is bl...
Dear Lybrate user, you seem to be suffereing from a painful and irritable tooth condition known as "Pericoronitis" which implies the inflammation of the soft tissue cover around a partially erupted crown of a tooth (wisdom tooth/third molar). It would be prudent for you to get the tooth extracted under able supervision of an expert General Dentist or a more specialized Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon. The doctor would require an X-Ray (called an Intra-Oral Peri-Apical Radiograph or may be an OPG) before deciding on the fate of the tooth. You should not delay the treatment and plan to get the tooth extracted soon after the initial infection and inflammation, considerably subside. Meanwhile do some lukewarm-saltwater mouth rinses 3-4 times/day and eat a soft and non-spicy diet. Be well!
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Is tongue can cause the problem of Halitosis. How to solve this problem. Give me some name of medicine .which can help me.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
Homoeopathic medicine Merc Sol 30.. But if taken with proper consultation the results are more encouraging.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

My front 2 teeth is paining ,because of that am getting nose pain. Could you please suggest the reason for that.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
My front 2 teeth is paining ,because of that am getting nose pain. Could you please suggest the reason for that.
U may b having a abscess in that area consult a maxillofacial surgeon you may require surgery epicoectomy.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Though I brush properly more than 25 minutes with colgate active salt and then dabur red tooth paste with colgate zigzag tooth brush, still my mouth stings through out the day when I am in office. Even I tried to use Listerine mouth wash, but no result.

BDS
Dentist, Varanasi
Though I brush properly more than 25 minutes with colgate active salt and then dabur red tooth paste with colgate zig...
Hello, You must get your teeth professionally cleaned by dentist. As you might be suffering from gingivitis, which occurs due to plaque accumulation. Regards!
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I usually have small amount of blood in my teeth during brushing them. Sometime I have little bit of pain in the teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I usually have small amount of blood in my teeth during brushing them. 

Sometime I have little bit of pain in the te...
It would be better for you to visit dental clinic in your area. It can be solved by proper cleaning or scaling. Usually it occurs cuz of calculus deposit which keal to gingival swelling (gingivitis. If possible use soft tooth brush. Nd maintain oral hyegine.
3 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am having the mouth ulcer for around 1 week every month. As per my family doctor, a done course of 30 days of B-Complex tablets. But the problem is still there. What should I do.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I am having the mouth ulcer for around 1 week every month. As per my family doctor, a done course of 30 days of B-Com...
Mouth ulcer is most commonly caused by poor diet, nutritional deficiency, constipation or excessive stress. You need to start taking multi vitamins. Avoid junk food avoid excessive stress. Avoid too hot and spicy food.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Root Canal Treatment

BDS
Dentist, Varanasi
Root Canal Treatment
Normally root canal treatment needs 5-6 visits to your dentist. Although this may vary and visits may increase depending upon severity of infection.
32 people found this helpful
View All Feed

Near By Doctors

Dr. S.Muthuramaswami

BDS, DDS
Dentist
Vajra Dental & Implant Centre, 
300 at clinic
Book Appointment
88%
(67 ratings)

Dr. Jayakrishna Kalluru

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist
Jaya Dental Care, 
0 at clinic
Book Appointment
85%
(62 ratings)

Dr. Dany A

MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology, BDS
Dentist
V Care Clinics, 
150 at clinic
Book Appointment