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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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I do toothbrush twice in a day but even than I have feel bad breath. I want a fresh breathing. What will I do?

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
I do toothbrush twice in a day but even than I have feel bad breath. I want a fresh breathing. What will I do?
Hi lybrate-user, bad breath even after brushing adequately can be due to some gum disease and deposits (calculus) on your teeth. You can check yourself in front of the mirror during brushing time. If you feel some yellow stony deposits are present behind your lower front teeth, make a visit to your nearest dentist for clean-up. Also add mouthwashes to your brushing routine. Hve a great day.
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My daughter is 17 yrs old. Some of her milk teeth do not have permanent teeth as per her x ray reports? these milk teeth are having cavities now. Is it possible that permanent teeth will never come in place of those milk teeth? please also advice, if there is any remedy or treatment available.

MDS
Dentist, Kota
My daughter is 17 yrs old. Some of her milk teeth do not have permanent teeth as per her x ray reports? these milk te...
Please provide opg radiograph or xray reports you have. Sometimes there is absence of permanent tooth bud and because of this milk tooth will not shed off. In this situation if the milk tooth is firm and strong then you can go for filling of those decayed teeth. Or if the milk tooth is grossly decayed then go for the extraction of the affected tooth and replacement (either by bridge or implant) of that.
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What should I take care after my teeth scaling done? I have done my teeth scaling and polishing today.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
What should I take care after my teeth scaling done? I have done my teeth scaling and polishing today.
Looking after your teeth helps keep your mouth in optimum condition. Ways to maintain good oral health include: • Brush your teeth twice a day, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush. • Floss your teeth inter dentally once a day inter dentally • Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months. • Consume a healthy diet rich in vegetables and lean protein. • Reduce your intake of sugary foods and beverages • .Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. . Drink plenty of fluoridated tap water • Drink not consume alcohol drinks. • Don’t smoke • Check your mouth regularly for any unusual sores and lesions • Visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and have regular thorough dental check-ups where your dentist will look at • the health of both your teeth and your mouth Most importantly, do not delay seeking immediate advice from a dentist or medical professional if you notice any unusual symptoms or sores on your lips or in your mouth.
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How to cure bad smell from my mouth.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist,
How to cure bad smell from my mouth.
Ultrasonic scaling can be done to remove any old deposited foul matter. Regular use of mouthwash and 2 times brushing plus mouth freshners can reduce your problem. Also get your boul examinatikn ti see if you have constipation or any other issues of stomach tract.
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Dentist, Lucknow
Get your oral cavity checked by the proffesional once in a year.
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What is the reason and remedy for mouth ulcer? I am getting mouth ulcer at least once a month. And its paining while eating and feeling uncomfortable.

BDS
Dentist, Thane
What is the reason and remedy for mouth ulcer? I am getting mouth ulcer at least once a month. And its paining while ...
There are many causes of mouth ulcers which may be - -stress in the body -excess heat - a sharp tooth edge causing injury leading to ulcer -nutritional problems, such as vitamin b 12 deficiency - iron & or folic acid deficiency treatment remedies for mouth ulcers -drink 2-3 liters water per day - avoid hot & spicy foods - take good nutritional foods -reduce stress by stress relieving activities of your choice -you can take b -complex capsules (e. G. Becosules capsule) once in a day for 1 week for faster recovery.
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I have problem in my teeth, brown spots are deposited and are not going even by brushing at the back of my teeth. so, please suggest.?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I have problem in my teeth, brown spots are deposited and are not going even by brushing at the back of my teeth. so,...
These brown may be caries or may be stains. Do you need to be go for physical examination to rule out the cause. Bleaching is helpful in staining. And if caries has started get it filled.
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How to remove yellow spots from teeth easily?

BDS
Dentist,
Kindly get scaling and polishing done and if you r still not satisfied with the color you can get bleaching done.
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Sir I am a 22 years old boy. My question is about my tooth. When in brush my tooth with little pressure blood drain with tooth paste spit.And another problem is that tooth are yellow. Please help me sir.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Use soft bristle toothbrush, clean the entire surface of each quadrant one by one, use bristle at 45 degree angle, go for scaling every six month, use dental floss and 2% chlorhexidine mouthwash on regular basis, in case of yellow teeth u can go for bleaching or veneering but keep in mind bleaching may be associated with sensitivity.
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BDS
Dentist, Thane
Brushing and flossing twice a day even during the orthodontic treatment is very necessary as food particles easily get stuck into the braces.
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Can I use any mouthwash for my 4 year and 10 month old child as he sometimes has bad odor in his mouth?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Can I use any mouthwash for my 4 year and 10 month old child as he sometimes has bad odor in his mouth?
Hi please train your kid with proper brushing technique. And rinse mouth after each meal. Avoid to give too much chocolates and sweetened drinks. You can take act anti cavity fluoride rinse or oral-b mouth wash for kid. But avoid using so frequently.
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I have problem in my teeth when I brush teeth there is blood in my teeth and I have bad breath. Please give me good medicines.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I have problem in my teeth when I brush teeth there is blood in my teeth and I have bad breath. Please give me good m...
Get scaling polishing done by a dentist dentist than brush twice daily especially at night massage gums.
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My uvula is soiling feeling pain up to my head I take antibiotic tablet last 15 days but its not being normal. Please advise me. My age is 53 years.

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Ayurveda, Ahmednagar
My uvula is soiling feeling pain up to my head I take antibiotic tablet last 15 days but its not being normal. Please...
Do salt and warm water gargles. Start again antibiotic course (like cefixime 200 mg twice daily after food) with paracetamol 500 mg after food daily once or twice all above for 3 or 5 days.
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There is a lot of pain in my teeths please suggest something to overcome this pain. I am not able to talk speak or eat properly. I'll be really greatful to you for your valuable suggestions thank you.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
There is a lot of pain in my teeths please suggest something to overcome this pain. I am not able to talk speak or ea...
Pain can be due to some conditions like cavities, dry mouth. Gum disease, and fracture of tooth. You need to be investigated and diagnosed first for proper treatment plan. For temporary relief from pain you can take ketorol dt 2 tabs dissolved in half cup of water or ibuprofen 1 tablet after meal. Rinse mouth three times with chlorhexidine mouthwash after each meal.
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I'm having gum prob. As a result bad smell and bleeding. I consulted a doctor he prescribed some medicine and I took it but after fews days same back to me again.

PGDHHM, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I'm having gum prob. As a result bad smell and bleeding. I consulted a doctor he prescribed some medicine and I took ...
Bleeding gums and bad odour in mouth are an indication of gum disease and may lead to painful, loose teeth if left untreated. 1. Maintain good oral hygiene. 2. Brush regularly, at least twice daily. 3. Get scaling and polishing of teeth done every six months. 4. You may also get checkup done by dentist once on six months, for healthy teeth and gums.
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I had chewwed guthaka I have problem that I can't open my mouth properly and when I eat something I feel like burning in my mouth so can you help me with this solution.

Certification In Smile Makeover, BDS
Dentist,
You are sufferring from a condition known as oral submucous fibrosis. First of all you should quit the tobacco in any form consult a oral surgeon for varios treament options
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Hi I had a severe tooth ache, if I am eating or drinking water and if it touch near the jaw, its terribly paining

BDS
Dentist, Jaunpur
Its called senstivity it can be due to many cause depending upon did pain is due to cold and hot both is pain in jaw or tooth front or back 1 teeth or many teeth any other time when pain occurs
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How generat new teeth?

BDS
Dentist,
You cannot generate the new teeth (permanent) once you lost it. The only thing you can do to save them in time. Regular dental check up and cosultation with the dentist will help you to save the teeth which you have. And replace the missing teeth with the artificial teeth.
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What Happens During A Routine Dental Check Up

MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Post Graduation Certicate In Clear Aligner Therapy, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI) , Certificate In Advanced Endodontics,Laser Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
What Happens During A Routine Dental Check Up

No one likes going to a dentist. People fear a toothache, let alone the treatment. Because of this, a lot of people end up in the dentist's chair only when the pain is unbearable and it is too late to save the tooth. Just like we have a routine health check up for the rest of our body, our teeth too need to be looked at by a dentist at regular intervals to spot that cavity right when it starts. A regular visit can also allow a quick clean up to keep your teeth shining white.

Here's what to expect during a routine dental check up:

  1. They'll check your history: Before you actually get to the dentist's chair, your dentist will want to know your entire health background. This is done either by you filling out a detailed form that the receptionist gives you or a junior dentist filling a medical record sheet after asking you questions. You'll specially be asked questions about any pain or symptoms you might be experiencing in your teeth and other things like medications, diabetes, arthritis, pregnancy etc. Each of these problems can have a direct impact on your dental treatment, hence revealing them to your practitioner in advance is very important. Also, be sure to discuss any concerns or anxiety you are experiencing. Most dentists know how to put their patient at ease. All it'll take is a quick chat to put you at ease.
  2. You'll get a cleaning: Just like the car gets a good wash before the mechanic can have a look, your teeth will get a good scrub before your dentist can address any problem areas. Cleaning involves scraping off built up plaque and tartar that collects above and below the gum line before flossing between and around every tooth to remove any plaque or food particles that are clinging on. You may also get a final shiny finish for your pearly whites at the end of the cleaning session.
  3. Your teeth will be examined: Your dentist will now use a metal probe with a small angled mirror to see behind and between teeth and gums, as well as check for the softening of tooth enamel and dentin. If you have a cavity or anything deeper, this is when it will surface. Once the doctor identifies a problem, they suggest the next course of action.
  4. You may get an X-ray: If the doctor finds a problem that needs fixing, he may ask you to take an X-ray to find out how deep the decay is. You'll be asked to bite down on a piece of plastic while the X-ray machine is placed against your cheek. Where possible, you can check if your doctor can do a digital X-ray which emits 90% less radiation.
  5. Results and advice: Based on your X-ray results and overall medical condition, the doctor may recommend various procedures to remove your existing decay and prevent new ones.
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