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Dr. Shankar Gugan

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Shankar Gugan Dentist, Chennai
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Shankar Gugan is an experienced Dentist in Porur, Chennai. He is currently practising at Smile N Smile Dental Clinic in Porur, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shankar Gugan on Lybrate.com.

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My mouth is smelling. What can do?

MBBS
General Physician,
Your age? any habits? use betadine gargles 3 times daily. Brush after each meal. If you have still some problem ask privately for further medicines.
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When I brush my teeth, I have bleeding from gums. What is the best treatment to stop this? I am 48 years old, non diabetic and no other health problems.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
When I brush my teeth, I have bleeding from gums. What is the best treatment to stop this? I am 48 years old, non dia...
Few advice to stop bleeding gums-- - visit to a dentist for professional cleanig once in a year - use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - rinse with salt water to keep the area clean. - avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth. - stay away from smoking and other tobacco products, which can aggravate bleeding gums.
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BDS, Certified Endodontist, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Siliguri
Adding to the health of the teeth and bones and helping in pulling away plaque and leftover food particles from the teeth, eating cheese after meals proves to be beneficial.
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Dental Implants

MDS, B.D.S
Dentist, Kanpur
Dental Implants

A person's looks can be greatly dented by presence of a missing tooth. The effect often trickles to denting their speaking, eating and ultimately their self-esteem. Health wise they will compromise the oral health of a person for there will be increased pressure on the adjacent teeth which may impact negatively on the bone structure that supports it. While there are traditional remedies for countering this such as using crowns and bridges, many users find them uncomfortable and limiting. Besides, they don't avail the permanent function they are expected to as replacement teeth. Thanks to modern science though, dental implant surgery is now possible to provide patients with functional tooth restorations that are long lasting.

What are dental implants?

These are basically artificial tooth roots that are placed into the jaws of patients with missing teeth so that they can hold replacement teeth. The artificial roots will be cemented such that they will blend in with the existing jaw to become a part of your mouth. They are usually placed during dental surgery where titanium will be placed in the jawbone that will then fuse with the existing jawbone to provide a strong foundation for the replacement tooth.

Situation you may need implants...

There are various situations that put people in need of dental implants and replacement tooth. First is when they need to replace a damaged tooth. You could also get one when you want to eliminate weak teeth in your mouth, replace a damaged tooth or want to replace a knocked out tooth that may have experienced trauma. Also, you could get a dental implant when you want to take care of weak teeth that result from bone loss due to any gum disease.

What the procedure involves?

First, the patient has to visit a doctor for assessment on whether he is the right candidate for the procedure. If you are, the doctor will determine if other procedures need to be performed before the surgery such as bone grafting; especially if your bone structure is weak. The doctor may use dental x-rays to determine if the gums are strong enough to withstand implants. Then the bone will be drilled if it's ready to create room for implant placement. Thereafter, the area will be left sutured for about a week so that implants are firmly in place and then removed. After the gum has healed, a metallic post is then placed, which will offer support to the crown that will be laced to act as the replacement tooth.

With proper oral health, dental implants can last a really long time. Brush and floss daily so that no materials accumulate under the implant. For anyone suffering from damaged tooth, dental implants are the solution. If you wish to discuss about any specific dental problem, you can consult a dentist and ask a free question.

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What is the symptoms of ulcer?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
You may have a mouth ulcer if you have: a painful sore or sores inside your mouth, on the tongue, soft palate (the back portion of the roof of your mouth), or inside your cheeks. Sores in your mouth that are round, white, or grey in colour, with a red edge or border. In severe mouth ulcer attacks, you may also experience: fever physical sluggishness swollen lymph nodes kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. 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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MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Thane
Make sure you are brushing and flossing twice-a-day – every day! Flossing should be a part of your morning routine, and both brushing and flossing after dinner could even help you lose weight by discouraging bedtime snacking.
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My last teeth is pain and teeth came last teeth fool gaya.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
My last teeth is pain and teeth came last teeth fool gaya.
Get it checked by a dentist if it is a wisdom tooth it will need removal all other teeth can be treated if not damaged badly.
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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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Hi. I am Akshay Kumar.(m) 22. I am suffering with my tooth are becoming yellow and from Root's of my teeth are forming like rust. Which is the best toothpaste to cure my problem?

BDS
Dentist, Allahabad
Hi. I am Akshay Kumar.(m) 22.
I am suffering with my tooth are becoming yellow and from Root's of my teeth are formin...
Get you r scaling and root planing done done immediately and start luke warm saline cholrohexidene mouthwash and gum tone gel.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Chewing food from the affected side can cause pain.
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Sir, mere muh me chhale ho jate h, jo apne Ap thik bhi ho jate h. Aisa hr bar grmi me hota h. Eske alawa grmiyo me muje psina bhi adhik Aata h. Muje kya krna chajiye.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
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mere muh me chhale ho jate h, jo apne Ap thik bhi ho jate h.
Aisa hr bar grmi me hota h.
Eske alawa grmiyo me m...
Kindly apply orahelp gum paint twice daily for 15 days. Take multivitamins for a month. Also notice that you are not constipated, stressed or having lack of sleep, having acidity problem as these are few of the reasons for ulcers. Avoid hot and spicy food as this may irritate the ulcers. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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Brushing baking soda on your teeth twice a month can remove the stains of coffee or red wine

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Brushing baking soda on your teeth twice a month can remove the stains of coffee or red wine
Brushing baking soda on your teeth twice a month can remove the stains of coffee or red wine and give you your pearly white teeth back.
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What causes gum disease/bleeding? How is gum disease treated without taking medicine?

BDS, Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research
Dentist, Kolkata
What causes gum disease/bleeding? How is gum disease treated without taking medicine?
It occurs due to poor oral hygiene which leads to deposits called calculus which irritate yr gums and aggravates bleeding. Improve oral hygiene get ultrasonic scaling and polishing done. Increase intake of water and citrus fruits.
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Which type of doctor I should to consult for yawning/shortness to of breath? please tell me cause of this breath shortness and treatment for this, and sometimes I can't take breath properly have to take deep breath from mouth,

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Which type of doctor I should to consult for yawning/shortness to of breath? please tell me cause of this breath shor...
Hi take ginger tea mixed with 2-3 crushed garlic cloves. Massaging the chest with warm sesame oil mixed with salt helps to loosen the phlegm deposited in the chest, especially, when followed with steam inhalation. Take shwas kuthar ras twice a day. Pranacharya asthamin capsule 1-1 twice a day. And pranacharya shwas vikarasav 2-2 tsf twice a day. 1-1 drop of cow ghee in both nostrils at night time before sleep. Take hot water steam.
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Pls Tell Me how to treat Brown spots on teeth. Some of the spots are extreme brown. I regularly brush my teeth, avoid caffeine products, don't smoke. I'm assuming that it is fluorosis. Is there any good treatment for that?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Pls Tell Me how to treat Brown spots on teeth. Some of the spots are extreme brown. I regularly brush my teeth, avoid...
Hello lybrate-user. Professional scaling is advised once in every 6 months. Scaling only removes external stains on teeth. Floursis weakens the tooth and tends to fractures. You can go for crowns over your teeth. See a dentist and the needful.
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Dear sir I am 34 year old man. My weight 62 kg. My tongue always coated. My digestion system is very poor and my bone is very weak too. So please help me. Thanks.

Diploma in Diet and Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Hyderabad
Dear sir I am 34 year old man. My weight 62 kg. My tongue always coated. My digestion system is very poor and my bone...
1. Drink two glasses of warm water on waking up. 2. Have a glass of water every hour throughout the day till 8 pm. 3. Have 3 dry dates and 6 Kishmish daily 4. Eat One banana, one cucumber and one apple per day between meals. 5. Evening have a glass of milk with a spoon of honey. 6. Avoid pickles papad puris parathas pakodas...namkeen ..Samosa..kachodis etc. 7. One glass Nimbupani with breakfast and evening tea. 7. Eat your normal meals slowly and chew properly 8. Follow this for two weeks and your problem will be solved.
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I am facing drooling problem since 4-5 years. Every nite I sleep, I have some amount of saliva in my mouth and some getting out of my mouth and on bedsheets. What is the solution for it? I tried sleeping on my back but I don't fall asleep if I sleep on my back. Suggest some other solution. Thanks.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am facing drooling problem since 4-5 years.
Every nite I sleep, I have some amount of saliva in my mouth and some g...
Either you have nasal blockage or it's just a habit ask your nears to wake you up if your sleeping with your mouth open.
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Sir from last months I have some itching and little pain in my tongue. There is little hill like structure on the below of my tongue. Sir what is the treatment for it.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir from last months I have some itching and little pain in my tongue. There is little hill like structure on the bel...
Increase dietary intake of vitamin B, folic acid, iron and use of vitamin supplements etc under medical supervision if blood tests confirm low concentrations • institute topical antifungal therapy if fungal plaques noticed 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 63 year old. I have been loosing teeth very fast. Right side top two jaw teeth have eroded very badly. Have difficulty in chewing food. I have a serious condition of submucous fibrosis and I can not open my mouth wide. So I am scared of getting myself treated from any dentist. Can you please help?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am 63 year old. I have been loosing teeth very fast. Right side top two jaw teeth have eroded very badly. Have diff...
Sir, no need to get scared. As you understand only a Dr. Will be able to help you sir you need to discontinue your habits responsible for osmf. Consult a Dr. For consultation for treatment of osmf and then your dental treatments please understand that your condition can only improve from your current situation. All the best. Feel free to ask if you have any queries
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