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Dr. Shankar Ram

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Shankar Ram Dentist, Chennai
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Dr. Shankar Ram is a renowned Dentist in Alwarpet, Chennai. He is currently associated with M.M. Dental Care in Alwarpet, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shankar Ram on Lybrate.com.

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BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Dont ignore night grinding.it eventually damge ur teeth.visit ur dentist for night guards
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I am 22 year female. I have a problem with mouth smell.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist,
I am 22 year female. I have a problem with mouth smell.
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.
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My teeth are yellow. When, I consulted the docter he insisted me for root canal treatment and he made holes in my front 6 teeth and he told me that he will cut the teeth and he will keep the caps then I rejected for that. After making holes in my teeth the teeth got reddish colour from yellowish. I want my own teeth to become white if you have any treatment pls, suggest me other than root canal, because I want permanent teeth not artificial.

Master in Dental Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
after starting root canal . . . its not possible to get the natural white color without using artifical thing. i doubt y all front 6 rct were done for u. u should have taken second opinion at that juncture only
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I am suffering with mouth ulcer. Having trouble while eating hot foods. I take tobacco.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I am suffering with mouth ulcer. Having trouble while eating hot foods. I take tobacco.
Hello. You can add a pinch of baking soda in water and rinse with it. This will help to heal your ulcers. You need to consult an oral surgeon for your problem.
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When to Go for Root Canal

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
When to Go for Root Canal

Not every tooth infection requires a root canal and hence it is essential to know the indication of a root canal. But exactly a root canal procedure is and why is it required?

A root canal means that the pulp or soft tissue inside a tooth has been damaged by bacterial infection. A root canal involves removing the damaged pulp, cleaning the infection and filling in the emptied space.

So, how do you know that you need a root canal. Here are some telltale signs:

  • Gum tenderness: Swelling that indicates the need of root canal treatment can range from being slightly red and inflamed to pronounced lumps on the gums. In some extreme cases, this swelling may extend out of the gums into the face and neck region. Sometimes, a pus filled boil with a pimple like head may also form on the gums. If this head bursts, the patient may notice a foul taste in the mouth. This swelling can come and go as the tooth decay deteriorates and may or may not be accompanied by pain. Teeth may also feel like they have been pushed out of their sockets and are taller than usual.
  • Pain: Discomfort ranging from a dull ache to a sharp pain can be a sign that you need root canal treatment. This type of pain is usually characterized by throbbing and may change as you switch positions. It is usually triggered by chewing, applying pressure on the tooth or eating something cold or hot. In some cases, the patient may not be able to indicate the exact tooth that is hurting but can only identify the painful area.
  • Exposure of the dental nerves: At times during regular dental work, the nerves in the tooth may be exposed. This indicates an exposure of pulp tissue and can trigger pulp degeneration if left untreated. However, all of the above symptoms can be symptoms of other types of dental problems as well and do not necessarily individually indicate the need for a root canal. Only a dentist can properly diagnose a need for root canal treatment after a physical examination and testing.
  • Tooth discolouration: Discolouring of teeth can be a sign of internal tooth damage. This is especially noted if the teeth take on a dark yellow, grey or blackish tint. Tooth discolouration is fairly common in cases where the tooth has undergone trauma such as an accident etc.
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Hi my upper right jaw is paining.Please tell me the cure of this problem

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS, MFDS RCPS (Glasgow)
Dentist,
For the time being, use any painkiller available over-the-counter. If you can identify a particular tooth as the source, you can temporarily numb the pain by placing a clove on the site and biting down on it. Then see your dentist about the actual cause, and get the appropriate treatment.
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DICOI, International College of Continuing Dental Education (FICCDE), Certified Implantologist, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Hisar
Using an appropriate tooth paste is very necessary for the health of our teeth. Tooth pastes which contain flouride help in keeping the teeth healthy by reducing the risk of tooth decay.
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I have problem in my mouth of bad smell.what can i do?

BDS
Dentist,
Bad smell from mouth can be having many causes. First cause is mainly dental, local irritating factors should be removed by cleaning with the help of dentist along with mouthwash and other medicines. Other systemic causes like gastric problem like constipation, recurrent respiratory infections, smoking diabetes etc should be known from history and evaluated.
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In Right side corner, lower jaw of my mouth gum has swelled up and it quite shows ulcer. Getting difficulty in eating Feeling like to pinch the region with sharp items just to get relaxed for the while Kindly provide me with the remedy.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
In Right side corner, lower jaw of my mouth  gum has swelled up and it quite shows ulcer.              
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May be that's ur 3rd molar problem therefore once get checked with dentist personally coz that should not be ignored
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BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Gingivitis is a mild form of gum disease which occurs because of the inflammation of the gums. It can easily be reversed with daily brushing and flossing and getting dental cleaning done regularly.
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I am 27 years old male. Which toothpaste shall I use for everyday (to bring my teeth in white color)

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
I am 27 years old male. Which toothpaste shall I use for everyday (to bring my teeth in white color)
Kindly get scaling and polishing done and if you want you can also get bleaching done. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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My teeth has become too sensitive after missed abortion and having pain on right teeth what should I do. I am taking folxt tab, thyronorm, Aspirin tab.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth has become too sensitive after missed abortion and having pain on right teeth what should I do.
I am taking ...
A major cause of tooth sensitivity is root exposure. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray) to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning along with desensitizing procedures and / or artificial enamel filling or root canal treatment. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. Until then apply a desensitizing paste (sensodyne tooth paste) on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min until you brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight will be better. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. Limit sugary food to avoid tooth decay. 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. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months.
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If will go for ceramic (tooth colored) braces, how much will cost it? and how many days it will take for treatment.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
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..
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I'm fed up with my mouth ulser (chala). It caught very frequently and would be very difficult for me eat anything. In summers, it's like hell, throughout summer I would be fighting with this curse. I did have consultation with many local doctors but no benefit. Please advise me please.

MDS
Dentist, Ahmednagar
I'm fed up with my mouth ulser (chala). It caught very frequently and would be very difficult for me eat anything. In...
Please try to control your urge to eat foods which are spicy or hot. Also you must eat a balanced diet to rule out vitamin deficiency.
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I am 16 years old female and have a tooth paining from last 4 days and my teeth are yellow what should I do?

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
I am 16 years old female and have a tooth paining from last 4 days and my teeth are yellow what should I do?
You can use the following medicine. Tab-enzoflam 2time in day tab-metrogyl 3time in day cap-omoxy 5oo 3time in day get your teeth clean by the dentist and also the bleaching treatment if require by that treatment you will get good white teeth
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I have throat infection since 1 month. Irritation cough with mucus. Redness behind pharynx wall. Palate also affected. Some time ear itching inside cavity. No fever and chill. And no history of lymph enlarged. Pain in upper later side of neck. Pls doctor give me perfect diagnosis. Help me. I have already take Levoflox but not effective. Give me solution.

DORL, MBBS
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Faridabad
I have throat infection since 1 month. Irritation cough with mucus. Redness behind pharynx wall. Palate also affected...
Cough is basically a reflex of throat which helps to expell out the things which are not required by our body, cough can be irritational allergic and infective, the history you are saying suggestive of irritational cough this can be cured by folloeing measures, nose and mouth mucosa are nearly same at the posterior end, and any symptoms of throat comes with symptoms of nose also dear the symptoms you are getting are due to dryness of the mouth, this is because of lack of mucus in the mouth which is protective layer of our mouth, and is being produced in the mouth by glands which will be helped by good and healthy blood supply to the glands, blood with good blood cells will take oxygen to the gland and gland works, they require oxygen in ample of amount, so if you do not take iron diet on daily basis than this will lead to less of mucus production and hence lead to dryness and thick mucus problem, this thick mucus leads to irritation in mouth hence leads to itching in the mouth, start taking good iron diet on daily basis, and shakes, avoid salty and spicy food. Cough is due to dry mucus stick to throat tissue.
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Dear Sir/ Madam, What is the diagonisis for saliva (liquid in the mouth ) and the required medicine for the same for mentally retarded human beings age more than 18 years old please With Best Regards

MDS
Dentist, Nellore
For mentally compromised individuals, the neural regulation of salivary flow is impaired. Hence, drooling is seen. Antisialagogue can be taken with prescription from a doctor.
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I have serious pain in both the extreme corners of my mouth. Kindly tell me the methods to reduce the pain,

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have serious pain in both the extreme corners of my mouth. Kindly tell me the methods to reduce the pain,
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need filling or root canal treatment or deep cleaning along with surgical procedures. You may consult me too.
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My teeth was pain before 3 weeks bt I don't know what to do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning & root canal treatment procedures. You may consult me too.
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I want to know that which dental crown is most durable and it can last for how many years?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I want to know that which dental crown is most durable and it can last for how many years?
There r many available which last a long but you don't give guarantee for med tt ppm, ceramic, zirconium r good.
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