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Dr. Sharath Asokan - Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Sharath Asokan

MDS, Ph.D

Dentist, Chennai

12 Years Experience  ·  200 at clinic
Dr. Sharath Asokan MDS, Ph.D Dentist, Chennai
12 Years Experience  ·  200 at clinic
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Dr. SHARATH ASOKAN is one of the best Dentists in Guindy, Chennai. He has been a successful Dentist for the last 11 years. He is a MDS, Ph.D. He is currently practising at Pedo Planet - Velachery in Guindy, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. SHARATH ASOKAN and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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MDS - Meenakshi Dental College,Chennai - 2005
Ph.D - Meenakhsi Dental College,Chennai - 2010
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#121/2, Hayagreeva Flats,Velachery Main Road,Guindy. Landmark: Near Ashram School & Swimming pool complex.Chennai Get Directions
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My mother has lost taste in the mouth. She is 75. My father died last June. She is longing to have food but is not able to taste much. She is a diabetic on tablets and not insulin. Sugar levels are not in the manageable range since she has to eat sweetish things sometimes to get taste.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
My mother has lost taste in the mouth. She is 75. My father died last June. She is longing to have food but is not ab...
With age such prob may come ask her to keep tongue as clean as possible uncontrolled diabetease adds to the prob she may use tongue cleaner.
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I have spot on my teeth it is not going so I think for scaling is it any harmful effect or side effect please help me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have spot on my teeth it is not going so I think for scaling is it any harmful effect or side effect please help me.
Scaling does not cause harm. It has transformed the teeth of many people who were in need of it and their teeth and gums became much healthier as all the accumulated dirt was removed which cannot be done by just brushing. So if the spot on your teeth can be removed by scaling and if the dentist you visit suggests that you need it you can go for it without any fear. If your teeth have deposits it will definitely make them better and healthier. If you also maintain oral hygiene well after a scaling its effects will be much better.
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approached Clove Dental for complaint of toothache in 4, 5 on the upper right teeth. They suggested RCT in both which has been done 4 times in each tooth. Now with and without the caps, the pain has increased. After so much efforts to continuously inform my increasing discomfort to Clove, they have asked me to get the CBCT done of the RCT treated teeth. Is it advisable n clinically necessary? Please do note that any x-rays or clinical history is unavailable as it was done at a private clinic. Also, the consultations undertaken were with the private practising Dentists, hence no documentation is available. I in no way want to retry RCT again for this teeth. It has repeatedly failed and added lots of unwanted harassment and increased discomfort and stress levels. Is CBCT required and clinically needed for further diagnosis?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
approached Clove Dental for complaint of toothache in 4, 5 on the upper right teeth. They suggested RCT in both which...
Even it is a private dental clinic, you can still ask for all your x rays and records from them, it is your right to have access to all your history. So I would suggest you get all your past history from them, and let me help you with proper diagnosis. Cbct is mainly used for dental implant, orthodontics treatment. It can be used for root canal treatment, but most of the time, a simple x ray is sufficient for good diagnosis. I would suggest that first you demand all your documentation from them, they cannot refuse to give you that.
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I have moderate irregularities in my teeth alignment. Are braces must? If so, Then when is the ideal age to put on braces.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have moderate irregularities in my teeth alignment.
Are braces must?
If so,
Then when is the ideal age to put on br...
Braces are for esthetic concern in your case.if you want your arch look good,you can have braces.After 15years braces can be worn.
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I have severe tooth pain last 4 days. I am taking tablets. But it not curing. All are saying, surely teeth will remove . But I am fearing.

Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
I have severe tooth pain last 4 days. I am taking tablets. But it not curing. All are saying, surely teeth will remov...
Hello, dont worry dental extractions are nt painful now a days. Simple procedure. Dental pain could be related to dental caries or gums problem. In most of the cases decay/cavity causes tooth ache which can be eliminated by simple restoration/fillings. If the tooth is not restorable then it got to be extracted. Please visit your nearest dentist for proper check up done. Thank you.
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One of my corner teeth is paining after I had chicken struck in it. I removed it. But there is a pain by which i am not able to eat or chew to the left side. Please excuse my as do not know the exact terminology, thanks.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Was this a full chicken, dear , you have to see your dental surgeon as chicken fibres go deep in the gums and needs deep cleaning and this will be fine.
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I have pain in my upper teeth before three day what I do please give me proper solution?

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Surat
I have pain in my upper teeth before three day what I do please give me proper solution?
Usually, dental pain is because of infected pulp. And taking painkillers will not help much. If you need a permanent relief, you have to consult a dentist. Get your xray done and let him advice the necessary treatment. For the time being, you can take any drug having paracetamol 500 mg 2/3 times a day to manage pain. Remember, with medications pain will subside but it is not a permanent solution.
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Sir i am regularly getting pain in tongue mouth due to ulcer I will eat more chilly hot foods give an remedy to it sir please.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Sir i am regularly getting pain in tongue mouth due to ulcer I will eat more chilly hot foods give an remedy to it si...
Usually ulcer heals by itself only within 1 week. You can take'becosule capsule' once in a day for 1 week for faster recovery. Temporarily you can apply mucopain gel over ulcer for relief.
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Hello doctor, I am 30 years old male and have problem when I brush my teeth, My gums bleed, can you please suggest me any medicine or checkups?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Hello doctor, I am 30 years old male and have problem when I brush my teeth, My gums bleed, can you please suggest me...
Homoeopathy has good treatment for your problem of bleeding gums without causing adverse effects. Complete details and your symptoms may be given for very accurate prescription. Consult privately Rs 149/-
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Dental Health Tip

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Dental Health Tip

Saving a fallen tooth can be useful. Try to keep it in place while you seek immediate medical attention. If that is not the case, try wrapping the tooth in a piece of plastic or soaking it in to milk and call for immediate dental service.

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I have suffering with yellowing of my teeth since 2 months. So how can I solve my problem.

PGD Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
Dentist, Mumbai
I have suffering with yellowing of my teeth since 2 months. So how can I solve my problem.
Yellowing of teeth to some extent is a natural process. Sometimes the yellowing of teeth is merely an improper cleaning of teeth which can be managed by proper cleaning (scaling) procedures by a dentist. However too much yellowing of teeth in a short time will have to be evaluated by a dental professional. It can be due to underlying hidden problems as well. Please visit a dentist.
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I had a unprotected anal sex and I have a rash on tongue and little bit on body when I do a rapid HIV test that the result I got in less than 30 minutes and it say am negative. This test was done after 100 days should am safe.

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
Bette consult a sexologist or a good physician and get your test reports if any further test requirements they will better guide you. For rash you can use help plus gel /dologel-ct topical application after applying do nit rinse but you can spit along with it take multivitamin supplement syrup and cap both are available in the market for two weeks.
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On what factors should I decide which toothpaste should I use?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist,
The majority of toothpastes available at the supermarket contain fluoride. Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral that helps fight dental decay by strengthening your teeth from within. It does this by being absorbed into weakened areas of your enamel and forming a hard mineral called flouroapatite, which is resistant to acid attack – the main cause of decay If your teeth are sensitive to cold, your dentist may recommend switching to one of the specially formulated toothpastes for sensitive teeth. The available choices generally contain potassium- or strontium-based salts that act to block off the tiny passageways (dental tubules) between the nerve of your teeth and the outside surface.The process is a gradual one, and you should allow a few weeks to build up a resistance to sensitivity. Switching to a toothpaste for sensitive teeth is often an effective, conservative method of dealing with generalised sensitivity Whitening toothpastes are perhaps the most marketed dental pastes available. They work mainly via the addition of abrasives into the paste. These act to mechanically remove superficial stains caused by caffeine, smoking, etc. on the outer layer of the teeth. Unfortunately, when used excessively, these abrasives can also wear away weak portions of the tooth itself and expose the inner (yellow) layer of the tooth. We do not recommend toothpastes with harsh abrasives, as they tend to damage teeth in the long run – both in terms of lost tooth structure and, ironically, loss of brightness.If you are more prone to dental decay than other people – due to the structure of your teeth, your medical history or your lifestyle – you may benefit from a high-strength fluoride toothpaste. These products are specialised for high-risk individuals and aim to deliver more protection against cavities than standard alternatives. Likewise, if you are at increased risk of periodontal (gum) disease, a specialised antibacterial toothpaste may be an option. The decision to use either of these products should be made only after a consultation with your dentist and as part of a comprehensive treatment plan targeting your risk profile. Assigned properly, these toothpastes can be useful adjuncts to maintaining your oral health at home. Hope i cleared you on tooth pastes
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Diabetes & dental problems are two sides of same coin

BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Diabetes & dental problems are two sides of same coin
Diabetes & dental problems are two sides of same coin.
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I want to correct my jaw please tell me how many months it will take for a jaw surgery and how much it will cost.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I want to correct my jaw please tell me how many months it will take for a jaw surgery and how much it will cost.
hello, it would be better to see the case clinically with an x-ray so that a proper diagnosis can be drawn. the recovery from surgery can take upto 1 month and the cost ranges from Rs.1 lakh - 4 lakh.
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Dear sir/ madam, my father wants to remove bad small from his mouth. Is there any suggestion or medicine? Please suggest me.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Dear sir/ madam, my father wants to remove bad small from his mouth. Is there any suggestion or medicine? Please sugg...
start using salt water rinsing. get his dental check up done. most of the time the fowl smell is due to deposits over teeth surface. you can get them cleaned
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Blood comes from my teeth whenever I brush my teeth, eat or sometimes blood comes on its own, please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Jalgaon
Blood comes from my teeth whenever I brush my teeth, eat or sometimes blood comes on its own, please help me.
Blood can come from gingiva and not from teeth. You need to undergo checkup it can most probably due to gum infection. Go for a full mouth cleaning from dentist. Practise good oral hygeine. Brush regularly. Use a good quality toothbrush. Change your brush every3-4 months. Gargle with warm water after every meal. And do visit your dentist every six months.
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I have gaps in my teeth and many times I am suffering from red rashes in my mouth. Can you help me to recover from this problem. Please tell me what kind of medicines I should take?

BDS
Dentist,
I have gaps in my teeth and many times I am suffering from red rashes in my mouth. Can you help me to recover from th...
Gap in the tooth can be corrected by ortho treatment. N for rashes please send me the pics. N do warm saline gargles for seven n take bicasule capsules for seven days n after seven days.
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Hello! I'm 22 year old, I have undergone root canal treatment for my two front teeth (upper). I have caps on them now. As I am an army aspirant (officer entry), I always have a doubt about my eligibility. I have read about dental parameters. It is said that there should be no artificial dentures. An I eligible? Please let me know.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Hello! I'm 22 year old, I have undergone root canal treatment for my two front teeth (upper). I have caps on them now...
hello, army aspirants are required to have teeth in a healthy condition. Since, you have got root canal treatment done in the upper front teeth, and have caps placed on them, you are eligible. so do not worry.
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I am a 35 year old male. I am suffering from brauxism for the last 3 years. Have used mouth gaurds and meds as suggested by my dentist. But there seems to be no improvement. Fed up of using the mouth guards. Can you please suggest dos and don'ts to improve upon my condition. Looking forward to an earnest response.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I am a 35 year old male. I am suffering from brauxism for the last 3 years. Have used mouth gaurds and meds as sugges...
Dental guard or accrual splints are the best and harmless treatment for brauxism.Some medicines are also there but they have bad side effects. You can go to a good physiotherapist. They can help you .
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