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Dr. Shantha Kumari

BDS

Dentist, Chennai

20 Years Experience
Dr. Shantha Kumari BDS Dentist, Chennai
20 Years Experience
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I believe in health care that is based on a personal commitment to meet patient needs with compassion and care....more
I believe in health care that is based on a personal commitment to meet patient needs with compassion and care.
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Dr. Shantha Kumari is a popular Dentist in Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai. She has been a successful Dentist for the last 20 years. She is a qualified BDS . She is currently practising at Jovani Dental Clinic in Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shantha Kumari on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Tamil Nadu Government Dental College Hospital,, - 1997
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English
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Indian Dental Association

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Jovani Dental Clinic

No 53,65, Gokul Plaza, Rajaji nagar main road, Thiruvanmiyur, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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I am a 23 year old boy. I am good at everything but my teeths are not that white that it should be. They are not fully yellow, but a little yellowish.

M.Sc - Medical Bio-chemistry, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I am a 23 year old boy. I am good at everything but my teeths are not that white that it should be. They are not full...
Dear, permanent teeth are generally not milky white. Different people have different shades of teeth named as a-d series. There should be no stains over teeth. If there is a yellowish layer of calculus you should go for ultrasonic scaling.
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One of my molar tooth on Right is nearly half decayed, I read somewhere that tooth implant is much better and concrete solution, so I wanted to know the whole procedure, entire duration of procedure, and places in Delhi where I can get it done in affordable amount and good quality, and what are the pros and cons of tooth implant or is there any better solution? Thank You xx.

BDS, Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Advanced Aesthetics, Fellow of Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD), Internship, Juniorship
Dentist, Ranchi
One of my molar tooth on Right is nearly half decayed, I read somewhere that tooth implant is much better and concret...
Yes implant is gud but 1st you visit nearest dentist. Advice iop after that dentist planned you have what is beter Rct or implant.
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Hello. I am 19 Years Old Boy. Actually I Have Suffered From Wisdom Teeth Pain 15 Days Ago. Then, I Got Mouth Ulcers.

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Hello. I am 19 Years Old Boy. Actually I Have Suffered From Wisdom Teeth Pain 15 Days Ago. Then, I Got Mouth Ulcers.
Wisdom teeth come between the age of 18 to 25 yrs. Because of the pain, you could not have proper diet which might have caused a nutritional deficiency leading to oral ulcers. Have a good balanced diet specially green veggies and fruits and maintain a good oral hygiene. Keep smiling.
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Hello doctor I am very I'll what should i do ? i am also suffering from bad breath. please advice

MDS
Dentist, Cuddalore
Hello doctor I am very I'll what should i do ? i am also suffering from bad breath. please advice
Bad breath could occur commonly due to 1 deposits in teeth 2 decayed teeth 3 decayed teeth with pus discharge. If none of the above, it can also be due to ulcer in stomach if any. Use of mouth wash might help. Please get it diagnosed by dentist before starting treatment.
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I'm a Indian my teeth not straightening may I correct my teeth it could be problem in future and my age is know 26.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I'm a Indian my teeth not straightening may I correct my teeth it could be problem in future and my age is know 26.
Consult a orthodontist you may require braces it may b required to remove few teeth of its to generate space.
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Imy gums are bleeding some times Mostly I am i am noticing while face washing in evening time.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Imy gums are bleeding some times
Mostly I am i am noticing while face washing in evening time.
bleeding gums are the sign of infection in gums due to deposit of plaque and calculus on teeth. go for scaling and polishing of teeth. use mouthwash twice daily after brushing.
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TEETH PROBLEMS

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition, DNHE, P.G. Diploma in Panchkarma, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Hapur
TEETH PROBLEMS
Home remedies for dental caries

Take one gm of asafoetida (heeng) in a spoon or spatula and warm it on heater or stove. After warming put the powder in dental caries.
Brush the teeth with neem tweek daily.

Home remedies for toothache

In toothache rub black pepper (kali mirch) powder for 5-10 min twice a day.
Gargle with decoction of black pepper (kali mirch) twice a day.
Prepare a swab of nutmeg (jaiphal) oil / clove (launag) oil and keep it on the affected tooth for some time.
Long pepper (piplamul, lindi pepper, piplamool) powder mixed with honey (shahad) should be kept in mouth.
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Mam meri age 20 hai mere teeth tede mede hai WO kitne time me sahi honge kitna paisa lageg Name-sanjay kumar.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Mam meri age 20 hai mere teeth tede mede hai WO kitne time me sahi honge kitna paisa lageg
Name-sanjay kumar.
Kisie orthodontist ko dikhayein aapko braces ki jaroorat Ho sakti hai Kareeb eighteen months lagte hain retainers ke sath aur Kareeb fifty k lagte hain
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Hello I am 21 years old I have small dark pigmentation on my tongue from 3 weeks and I have use mouth ulcer gel but it is not healing kindly suggest me the best treatment for it.

b.d.s
Dentist, Bareilly
Hello I am 21 years old I have small dark pigmentation on my tongue from 3 weeks and I have use mouth ulcer gel but i...
May be your tongue has been burnt by food it will heal itself. If not then visit your nearby dentist.
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Are there facial exercise or tips to get rid of a heavy and chubby face and get a great jaw line.

MBBS
General Physician, Udaipur
do one excersice which im going to tell you. step1) see at sky or roof step2) make a smile step3) kiss with force do this for 5 mins three times a day. your face will be fat free
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Please suggest some natural ways to stay away from dental plaque and to keep dental whiteness.

Dental Clinic
Dentist, Gurgaon
Please suggest some natural ways to stay away from dental plaque and to keep dental whiteness.
Only way to stay from plaque is to maintain proper oral hygiene. Brush your teeth twice daily and use mouthwash at night before sleep. Get scaling done every 6 months.
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B.D.S. (Dental Surgeon) , House Surgeon
Dentist,
Metal-Free Crowns {ZIRCONIA }
[3M , Procera , LAVA , Zenostar , Precision's CAD/CAM ZIRCONIA]
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I am 23 years old, and I am suffering from gums bleeding from last so many years (approx 7-8 years). My teeth are also yellow in color.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 23 years old, and I am suffering from gums bleeding from last so many years (approx 7-8 years). My teeth are als...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical gum strengthening treatment, whitening (bleaching) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person. 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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I am 22 years old and I have a serious toothache problem. I can't eat anything cold and hot. I use regular Colgate tooth paste. Please advice me.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I am 22 years old and I have a serious toothache problem. I can't eat anything cold and hot. I use regular Colgate to...
This is because of de mineralization of enamel and exposure of dentin. Use vantej toothpaste twice daily. Brush with soft toothbrush.
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What You Need to Know About Dental Implants

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
What You Need to Know About Dental Implants

Titanium is considered to have an affinity with bones and also when the new cells grow they attach to the post, thereby, making a strong bond. It is for this reason, the metal is used in dental implants.

Dental implants are titanium posts, which resemble the root of the tooth. These posts are embedded on the jawbone below the gums. This makes it easy to place missing bridge or teeth of the area where inserted. Implants are different from dentures and benefit the oral health as they are not fastened to other teeth like the bridges.

Factors to be kept in mind during the procedure:

  1. Patients must have healthy gums
  2. Must have sufficient bone strength to hold the implants in place
  3. One must be dedicated to maintaining good oral hygiene
  4. Must be visiting dentist regularly

Mechanism of Dental Implant:

A strong, biocompatible material is used to make screws, which are inserted into the bone. Titanium is the most preferred material, and because of its unique property of osseo-integration (fuses with the bone), it fuses with the bone to reduce bone loss after the tooth is gone. In most cases, the titanium screws, which act as the root for the implants are placed into the bone and allowed for some weeks to few months to fuse with the bone. Then, an interim crown may be used until the screw is ready to take on an implant.

The screw is periodically monitored and once it is completely accepted, then an abutment is placed on it. This acts like a stump or a root, over which a crown will be placed. Though most implants are done for replacing single teeth, in many cases, multiple teeth may be replaced using abutments. If the missing teeth are adjacent to each other or in the same quadrant, then a denture might be overlaid over the abutments. Alternately, a partial denture may be used which is screwed over an abutment.

Things to keep in mind post Dental Implant:

  1. Careful brushing: Only soft bristle brush needs to be used in this regard and do not pressurize the treated areas. In this case, tenderness needs to be considered so that brushing can be conducted carefully without injuring or hurting implants.
  2. Maintaining oral hygiene: Oral hygiene is the most important thing, and this is the reason you are advised to use any special mouthwash or any other flossing solution. This step needs to be continued for preventing the growth of unwanted infectious elements as that can ruin the implants completely. You should also carefully brush your teeth without affecting the implanted area.
  3. Avoid smoking: You are not allowed to continue smoking after implants, as that can make the situation complicated, as a result, of which you might even experience dreadful consequences. You should follow different steps to completely curtail the smoking habit from your lifestyle.
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Sir I am 23 years old female. I am feeling too much of sensitivity in my all front four tooth and also in the tooth which are at last. It is very annoying sir. I am already using sensodine toothpaste but there is no relief. please help sir.

BDS, MDS, Post Graduate Diploma In Hospital Administration (PGDHA)
Dentist, Mumbai
Sir I am 23 years old female. I am feeling too much of sensitivity in my all front four tooth and also in the tooth w...
There could some reason for the sensitivity which needs to be checked. Please visit the dentist to remove the real cause for problem. Alternative tooth paste called" Thermoseal RA" can be used. Apply on sensitive area. Keep for 20 - 30 mins and then rinse. Also avoid foods that increase sensitivity.
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I have a wisdom tooth that is coming through with an exposed nerve that is causing me a great deal of pain?

BDS
Dentist, Pune
I have a wisdom tooth that is coming through with an exposed nerve that is causing me a great deal of pain?
Mostly when wisdom tooth errupts dey cause a lot of pain, taking pain killer will juz provide you temporary relief, you can juz visit a dentist so tht if he finds the tooth coming out in improper position or non functional den you can juz undergo extraction wid tht tooth.
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I have done braces, is whitening or bleeching cause weakness of teeth. As after braces my tooth got sensitive I can't bite from my front teeth how it can be stronger?

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
I have done braces, is whitening or bleeching cause weakness of teeth. As after braces my tooth got sensitive I can't...
You can start using fluoridated mouth rinse and go for bleaching once the sensitivity is completely eliminated.
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