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Dr. Shankar

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Shankar Dentist, Chennai
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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 swelling in gums and its pain and bleed too. What should I do to cure it?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist,
I am swelling in gums and its pain and bleed too. What should I do to cure it?
Hi, there are various reasons for bleeding / swollen gums like poor oral hygiene, vitamin deficiency, physical injury to gums, hormonal changes, medications etc. You have to visit a dentist for professional cleaning and check-up to know the exact cause and solution of your problem.
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Sir I am 50 years old and facing gums & dental problem I am not having BP or Sugar or even eye problem I am using cavisan tooth paste suggest me is there any alternative.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Sir I am 50 years old and facing gums & dental problem  I am not having BP or Sugar or even eye problem  I am using c...
Dear, you said you are suffering from gums teeth problem and using cavisan tooth paste, it is fine. Please visit dental surgeon for checkup. Keep yourself well hydrated and use hydrogen per oxide for gargles and take tab b complex one in a day for a week. Treatment to keep mouth healthy is cleaning and polishing of teeth and maintenance of oral hygiene. Use colgate total paste and listerin mouthwash twice a day.
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My teeth's colour became yellow. How can I clean it without consult of any doctor? Any home medicine?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth's colour became yellow. How can I clean it without consult of any doctor? Any home medicine?
Advise deep cleaning, polishing, whitening (bleaching) procedures, artificial enamel filling 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. Cause of discoloration – Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics.
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My teeth are getting yellowish especially the canines. Help me to get rid out of this.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth are getting yellowish especially the canines. Help me to get rid out of this.
The simplest method of removing minor surface stains is polishing, or micro-abrasion if staining is more intrinsic. Provided that your discolouration is not due to inadequate enamel exposing the dentin, tooth whitening (bleaching) is often the most effective treatment for yellow stained teeth. 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.
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I am 32 years old, I have a problem i. E bad smell coming from mouth, I read some sites in online, it has bowl infection symptoms, please give solution for this problem.

BDS
Dentist, Jalgaon
I am 32 years old, I have a problem i. E bad smell coming from mouth, I read some sites in online, it has bowl infect...
Bad breath can be due to plaque and calculus. Full moth cleaning that is scaling and polising should be done.
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I am a 22 year old female. I initially went to my GP with severe IBS symptoms, very severe mouth ulcers (usually at least 5 but up to 10 at a time all over my mouth including my tongue, lips, gums and at the back and roof of my mouth. They are around 1-2cm and often bleed), tiredness and having.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am a 22 year old female. I initially went to my GP with severe IBS symptoms, very severe mouth ulcers (usually at l...
You can apply dologel ct. Over the affected area. Two to three times a day for a week and along with that take multivitamin b complex capsules once a day for a week.
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I an 20 years old I am not any smoking but yellow slide on my teeth how I remove them.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I an 20 years old I am not any smoking but yellow slide on my teeth how I remove them.
The simplest method of removing minor surface stains is polishing, or micro-abrasion if staining is more intrinsic. Provided that your discolouration is not due to inadequate enamel exposing the dentin, tooth whitening (bleaching) is often the most effective treatment for yellow stained teeth. 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.
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MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Thane
Oral irrigators are used as an aid for people with braces or fixed partial dentures, they should not replace regular brushing or flossing. But they do come in handy when you have spaces in between your teeth which can not be cleaned by other inter-dental aids.
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My mother is 51 years old. She is asthmatic and suffering from mouth ulcers from the past 5) 4 months. We have tried everything but nothing helps us. She is not able to eat properly. please tell me what should be the routines to cure this. What medicines she should take. What to avoid. Please help me out. I can not see her in pain.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Dear lybrate-user you have asked about your mother having mouth ulcers ,basically the Common Causes of Mouth ulcers Nutritional deficiencies such as iron, vitamins, especially B12 and C Poor dental hygiene Food allergies • Stress • Infections particularly herpes simplex • Biting the cheek • Hormonal imbalance • Bowel disease • Skin disease basic precautions and Home Remedies for Mouth Ulcers 1: Grate some fresh coconut. Extract the milk and gargle with this 3-4 times a day. 2 Keep 1 glass of chilled water and 1 glass of hot water ready at hand. Gargle alternately with hot and cold water. 3 Boil 2 cups of water. Add 1 cup fenugreek leaves and remove. Cover and keep for sometime. Strain the water and gargle 2-3 times a day. 4 Boil 1 tsp of coriander seeds in 1 cup of water. Remove when slightly warm gargle. Repeat 3-4 times a day. 5 Chew on 5-6 tulsi (holy basil leaves) and sip some water. Repeat 5-6 times a day. 6 Eating raw tomatoes helps rid mouth ulcers. Can also gargle with tomato juice 3-4 times a day. Apply benzocaine for pain and boroglycerin mouth paint regularly.
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I am suffering from yellow teeth that is fluoride. I want to remove fluoride from my teeth. What can I do and how to whitening my teeth.?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am suffering from yellow teeth that is fluoride. I want to remove fluoride from my teeth. What can I do and how to ...
Fluoride stains are intrinsic and stubborn in nature and can be removed. You can get your teeth bleached polished to whiten them.
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Hello. I am suffering from bad breath and pull back of gum bone. I took curatauge treatment from dentist but to no avail. I am continuously facing bone loss due to plaque. There are huge cavities forming in between my teeth. Kindly suggest which treatment I should take.

BDS
Dentist, Mohali
Hello. I am suffering from bad breath and pull back of gum bone. I took curatauge treatment from dentist but to no av...
Bad breath is not just due to plaque or calculus deposited on your teeth. There are many other factors like decayed teeth, coated tongue, gum diseases, partially erupted 3rd molars with flap of gum over them harboring bacteria, rotten food particles and other systemic disease. So if you are done with Scaling (professional cleaning) of teeth then next plan should be getting cavities filled by a dentist. In the mean time you can use Rexidin plus mouthwash twice a day for better oral hygiene and to get some relief from bad breath. Hope it helps. Thanks!
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My mother is suffering from earache associated with gum pain and some kind of vague pain under mandible. Before some days there was watering from right ear and after homeopathic medication it cured. But now the pain started again. What should I do?

MS , MBBS
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Bangalore
My mother is suffering from earache associated with gum pain and some kind of vague pain under mandible. Before some ...
Hi your mother may be having some fungal infection in the ear canal because of which she may be having watering in the ear, because of the infection of the gums she may have lymph node enlargement under the mandible.
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I suffer from wisdom tooth problem, wherein the tooth completely inside the gum and the flaps of the gums are slowly opening. I have already undergone a wisdom tooth extraction surgery in the past almost a year back and have well aware about the after effects of the surgery which is really painful. I do not wish to go through the same trauma. Hence want to know any other option or medication apart from surgery.

BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I suffer from wisdom tooth problem, wherein the tooth completely inside the gum and the flaps of the gums are slowly ...
Dear lybrate-user, if your wisdom tooth is not erupting properly as surrounding ones and it is indeed painful and cause damage to the just next tooth behind it you must go for surgical extraction. Otherwise your safe. Just do warm saline mouth bathe 2-4times daily and rinse your mouth with some antiplaque mouthwash for better result.
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I am facing a problem that's my teeth are little yellow what should I do to make it withe. And also the good smell from my mouth and can you prefer a tooth paste for this problem.

BDS
Dentist, Saharanpur
I am facing a problem that's my teeth are little yellow what should I do to make it withe. And also the good smell fr...
Get scaling done n brush your teeth twice a day n use dental floss n mouthwash n do warmsaline rinces 3-4 times a day n scrap your tongue twice day n tel me d status after 5 days.
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How to make teeth white?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist,
How to make teeth white?
You can go for professional cleaning and bleaching to get white teeth. Use colgate visible white toothpaste and brush up your teeth daily two times atleast 3 minutes. Rinse after every meal. Visit a dentist every six months.
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I am 24 years old, Since 3 months, Often like every month Ive been suffering with mouth ulcers when I eat something spicy like pickles etc. But only once it was very much severe and painful and I got rid of it with some medicines anyhow. I wanna know the reason whether it's because of vitamin deficiency. No signs of fever or body pains when I get. Just mouth ulcers causing little pain.

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 coronoplasty (smoothen teeth edges) along with t. Rebagen 10, morning one tab & one at night for 5 days, c. Becosules 5 cap, for five days in the morning after meals. Hexigel ointment on the area of ulcer. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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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My mouth get full of saliva when I am talking. What can I do?

Its good to have a good amount of saliva secretion. Take rest while talking, speak slowly and swallow the secretion.
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Hi. I am 20years old. My problem is every morning while im brushing, blood is coming out from my throat for more than 2years but I have no pain there. Only when im brushing this is happening. I consulted in jipmer, they said im normal. Still I did'nt get an proper solution. So help me to recover.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Hi. I am  20years old. My problem is every morning while im brushing, blood is coming out from my throat for more tha...
I think you first have to b sure if blood is coming from throat common area of small blood ooze is ard teeth you can check it your self hold gum from outside n inside between two fingers n c if you c any traces or frank blood let me know n than v can decide remedy.
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Hi sir, my query is about teeth, my teeth has bit gaps between, is it possible to fill this small n minor gaps to get nice teeth. Is there any treatment to cover this minor gaps between teeth (only upper teeth)? Awaiting answer, thank you :)

MDS
Dentist, Kota
Hi sir, my query is about teeth, my teeth has bit gaps between, is it possible to fill this small n minor gaps to get...
yes these gaps can be corrected. there are various options like orthodontic braces, crowning or veneering. which is best for you can be chosen only after examining your teeth.
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Sir I have no problem but cold water feel my teeth when m eat sweet or something I feel hot cold water problem.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Sir I have no problem but cold water feel my teeth when m eat sweet or something I feel hot cold water problem.
I think enamel strength is decreased hence your feeling the sensitivity of cold and hot water so please avoid cold and hot for some time use colgate proactive medicated toothpaste twice a day.
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