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Dr. Shihivasan

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Shihivasan Dentist, Chennai
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Dr. Shihivasan is an experienced Dentist in K K Nagar, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Shihivasan at Chennai Smiles in K K Nagar, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shihivasan on Lybrate.com.

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I have a gum reducing problem. Till I noticed it. It was late. Now the condition is. I hav a whole on the right side of my gum above molar teeth. My front gums are down badly. My dentist came up with a conclusion that it was because of wrong way of brushing. I followed the way they showed me. Of strokes. Up and down. But that doesn't seem to stop the problem. Kindly advice is something over it. And also it is possible to regrow the gums?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I have a gum reducing problem. Till I noticed it. It was late. Now the condition is. I hav a whole on the right side ...
Hello lybrate-user, thank you for asking your question. From the info that you have provided, we can assume that you are have what is called'recession' of your gums. Recession is simple words is'moving backwards' this can happen due to a few reasons. 1. As your previous dentist suggested, it could be due to wrong brushing techniques. You need to use a soft tooth brush and brush your teeth gently. 2. It could be because of some trauma to that area. 3. It could be genetic. Meaning it runs in the family. 4. Another reason could be poor oral hygiene. For this you will need to pay more attention to carefully brushing your teeth. So, the treatment usually depends on the cause. As we have not evaluated or seen your teeth and gums, we can only provide some treatment options. 1. A good cleaning of your teeth especially of those affected areas. It is called subgingival scaling and root planning. It will help to start the healing by removing all the harmful bacteria present that could be causing the recession or'moving' of your gums. You can observe for 3 to 4 weeks while maintaining excellent oral hygiene. You may see that the gums are slowly moving back to its normal position. 2. If its not healed or some areas are not healing you can also think of getting a flap or gum surgery done. The dentist will use this method to cover the exposed part of your teeth. This procedure depends on the amount of bone present underneath. If it's less, you will need a bone graft which has to been done by a skilled dentist. And depends on your general health. Use a soft brush and use a mouth wash. We hope you find this information useful and you get better soon. Regards.
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I have problem with my speaking because of my teeth coz Ive lost my 2 front teeth i am using artificial teeth for hiding my dullness to everyone can I implant my teeth and what is the cost of implant ?

Certification In Smile Makeover, BDS
Dentist,
I have problem with my speaking because of my teeth coz Ive lost my 2 front teeth i am using artificial teeth for hid...
Implant is, no doubt the best option to replace the missing teeth for you but before the placement of implants you will have to undergo some tests and special xrays on the other side you can also opt for a 4 unit fixed bridge which will involve the adjacent teeth for support the cost of implant varies according to the dentist as well as the system orphaned land ranging from 15000 30000 for 1 unit.
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I am 39 years doctor sahib consult about my teeth I have more pain and blooding in my teeth Dr. Ji what can I do?

BDS
Dentist,
I am 39 years doctor sahib consult about my teeth I have more pain and blooding in my teeth Dr. Ji what can I do?
Bleeding from gum is due to gingivitis. Pain in tooth may be cavities, fracture etc. Go and consult your local dentist for exact reason and remedies.
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I have red patches on back of my tongue and it is about 15 day and is not fading. please tell me what to do. Is it dangerous or sign of oral cancer.

Alternative Medicine Specialist, Erode
Don't panic. Take manathakali leaf juice in empty stomach for 3 day. If it is not reduced you have to consult.
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Dear sir/ Madam, I have a dental problem such as my gums are cutting. So please recommend me the right cure. Thanks.

MDS
Dentist, Sangli
Dear sir/ Madam, I have a dental problem such as my gums are cutting. So please recommend me the right cure. Thanks.
you may need ultrasonic teeth cleaning and polishing. Try to have vitamin C in your diet, increase water intake and brush your teeth twice daily.
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Hi sir, i am fond of eating pan daily at night, I wanted to get rid of this habbit, can you please suggest tooth whitener thanx.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
You need to discontinue your habit. Teeth whitening will not work if you keep on with your habit. The whitened teeth will discolor eventually. You need to get your teeth cleaned (scaling) and polished. After that if you still feel of getting your teeth more white you can go with bleaching (teeth whitening. Whitener toothpastes donot work and grind your tooth surfaces those are all a marketing gimmick. Only a dentist can get your teeth white properly.
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I am Soham Bhattacharyya . My teeth have become yellowish. please give your advice .

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am Soham Bhattacharyya . My teeth have become yellowish. please give your advice .
The simplest method of removing minor surface stains is polishing, or micro-abrasion if staining is more intrinsic. Provided that your discolouration is not due to inadequate enamel exposing the dentin, tooth whitening (bleaching) is often the most effective treatment for yellow stained teeth. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply snowdent paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min. Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results.
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Sir or madam I have pyria disease because of that, coming bad breath from mouth there is any medicine to these to cure fastly. Please tell me.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Sir or madam I have pyria disease because of that, coming bad breath from mouth there is any medicine to these to cur...
Go for professional scaling and polishing. This only will solve your problem permanently. Temporary relief can be achieved with a use of mouthwash.
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Flouride Treatment for Children

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Flouride Treatment for Children

Fluoride treatment is commonly given to children as their teeth are developing. If a child has a history of cavities or are at high risk of decay, he or she should use additional fluoride to promote remineralization. Often children get fluoride treatment done every six months for extra protection against cavities.

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I am 16 years old and I have severe itching in my lower gums. Can I know the cause for it?

BDS, Master of Hospital Administration
Dentist, Patna
I am 16 years old and I have severe itching in my lower gums. Can I know the cause for it?
You might be suffering from hormonal prepubertal gingivitis. Visit a dentist for scaling medicine mouth wash tooth paste gum paints. Warm gargles with salt or mouth wash.
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I have dental problem Unable to bite or chew food there is a gap on the left top portion of my tooth line what ever I eat it stand and accumulates the food particle and creates pain and more sensitive fear of going to dentist.

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 have dental problem Unable to bite or chew food there is a gap on the left top portion of my tooth line what ever I...
There is absolutely no need to have any fear. Dental Treatment are painless nowadays. In your case firstly clinical evaluation is a must to differentiate whether you have Decay there or just the space which can be filled using Composites. So kindly go for proper consultation and plan accordingly.
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My teeth are little yellowish in colour which toothpaste or mouthwash do I have to use to get rid of that?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth are little yellowish in colour which toothpaste or mouthwash do I have to use to get rid of that?
The simplest method of removing minor surface stains is polishing, or micro-abrasion if staining is more intrinsic. Provided that your discolouration is not due to inadequate enamel exposing the dentin, tooth whitening (bleaching) is often the most effective treatment for yellow stained teeth. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply snowdent paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min. Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results.
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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 friends was eating gutkha for last 4-5 years and now he is not able to open his mouth completely only 2 fingers can be inserted in his mouth. Its becoming difficult for him to eat. So is there any suggestion for him or some kind of home remedies to cure him.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
My friends was eating gutkha for last 4-5 years and now he is not able to open his mouth completely only 2 fingers ca...
First of all stop eating gutka with or without tabacco completely. Avoid oilly n spicy food completely. Start some mouth opening exercises. Increase your intake of raw vegetables and fruits. There are medicine available in market which you can take after consulting a dentist.
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Hi doctor, I am suffering from cavity problem since from last 5 months. please help me out?

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
Kindly get the cavity filled before it becomes deep and painful. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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I am 35 years old. I am suffering from teeth pain for last 3 days. Please suggest me how to get rid of this?

BDS
Dentist, Botad
I am 35 years old. I am suffering from teeth pain for last 3 days. Please suggest me how to get rid of this?
u should require medicine for reduce your pain n than consultant dentist for further treatment... In further treatment may be you should require root canal treatment n may be extraction of your tooth....
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MDS
Dentist, Nellore
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 into milk and call for immediate dental service.

I have mouth ulcer continuously for the last two months .when one is cured, the other one erupts.| am taking Statin tablets now.|ട it due to my medicines or due to some other reasons? PI. Advise.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Statin can contribute to ulceration. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need Coronoplasty (smoothen teeth edges) along with Multivitamin cap, for five days in the morning after meals & antiseptic ointment or gel on the area of ulcer until then. Youo can meet me in person.
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Sir, my partner is having a ulcer in mouth since 3 years what happens if ulcer gets old?

BDS, PG Diploma In PG Advance Course Of Oral Implantology On New Generation Implants, PGDHHM
Dentist, Gurgaon
Sir, my partner is having a ulcer in mouth since 3 years what happens if ulcer gets old?
Hello there can be many reasons for ulcers. But most common reasons for stress, vitamin b12 folic acid deficiency, or stomach upset. Firstly we have found out reason causing ulcer. Which type of ulcers are you suffering from painful or non painful, size and no of ulcers, frequency of recurrence, and systemic disease like diabetes or cardiac disease. Which types of medications you have taken before or taking all these type information is necessary to know exact nature of disease. Is it from months or years
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Since last one year I have got severe pressure on my lower and upper teeth and both jaws as a result I got headache and cut in cheeks and tongue. I have consulted dentist and neurologist but nothing happened. Mri report is normal. Kindly advice some effective treatment.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
Since last one year I have got severe pressure on my lower and upper teeth and both jaws as a result I got headache a...
you tell that you have pain and pressure on the jaw.. mostally that think happen due to eruption of wisdom teeth and may be you have perio-endo lesion ovre the that tooh... that wisdom teeth require extraction and teeth having with perio-endo lesion require RCT..
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