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Dr. Shiva Kumar

BDS

Dentist, Chennai

8 Years Experience
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Dr. Shiva Kumar BDS Dentist, Chennai
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Dr. Shiva Kumar is an experienced Dentist in Virugambakkam, Chennai. He has been a successful Dentist for the last 8 years. He is a qualified BDS . You can meet Dr. Shiva Kumar personally at white pearl Dental care in Virugambakkam, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Shiva Kumar and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Saveetha Dental College Hospital - 2009
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BDS
Dentist, Gandhidham
I have heard lot of people saying that, i brush everyday, don't eat chocolates, don't smoke or eat tobacco but still i have cavities and other dental diseases. Why so?
I would like to make you all understand that for dental cavities to occur, three factors have to work at a time. First, the micro-organisms that you have in your mouth, secondly, the food that you eat and thirdly the safe environment that bacteria get by hiding in between and around your teeth. You cannot eliminate your teeth, bacteria and stop eating food. But you can surely avoid these three factors to work at a time. Using a mouthwash daily, it will kill the bacteria and neutralize its acidic contents. Don't let food stick on your teeth, so rinse properly after every meal. Use a dental floss daily, it will clean the spaces around your teeth.

Dear sir I m suffering from the tooth decay and there is bleeding also and sometimes their is headache also due to this I m very sad so please help me out what to do please help me sir.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Dear sir I m suffering from the tooth decay and there is bleeding also and sometimes their is headache also due to th...
Pankaj you are having tooth decay and bleeding .You want to know how to stop bleeding , take care of your oral hygiene . tab vitamin c 500 per day . follow brushing your teeth twice a day. Visit dental surgeon for scaling and polishing of teeth. Use colgate-total tooth paste. Rinse with listerine mouthwash. Before going to sleep.
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Oral Health Tip

BDS
Dentist, Panchkula
Oral Health Tip

Always rinse your tooth brush thoroughly after brushing, and allow it to air-dry before using it again.

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Recently I blessed with girl baby. For past 1 week, i'm having teeth sensitivity. Is there any lack of vitamins or what ?

B.D.S
Dentist, Jaipur
Recently I blessed with girl baby. For past 1 week, i'm having teeth sensitivity. Is there any lack of vitamins or wh...
Hello, this is absolutely normal condition occurs post pregnancy please get the dental cleaning done and use thermoseal toothpaste. Thank you
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Mare mouth ulcer rehte hai kabaj be rahti hai. Kafi time ho gaya hai. Problem solve nahi ho rahi.

BDS, PG Diploma In PG Advance Course Of Oral Implantology On New Generation Implants, PGDHHM
Dentist, Gurgaon
may be your kabaj is the reason for your ulcers. so eat more fibrous diet like fruits and drink lots of water. and start isabgol 2 spoon daily 2 times a day.
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I had a teeth problem for last 3 days I get blood from teeth so can you give suggestion to recover from that problem.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I had a teeth problem for last 3 days I get blood from teeth so can you give suggestion to recover from that problem.
Hi, there are various reasons for bleeding gums like poor oral hygiene, vitamin deficiency, physical injury to gums, hormonal changes, medications etc. You have to visit dentist for professional cleaning and check-up to know the exact cause and solution of your problem. Regards
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How To Deal With Bad Breath?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
How To Deal With Bad Breath?

Bad breath/halitosis can be a result of tartar accumulation in the gums and also because of coated tongue. Cleaning of tongue either with a tongue cleaner or tooth brush is also equally essential to prevent bad breath. Also visit your dentist regularly for your clean ups.

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Dear Sir, now I have to replace my front 3 theeths so which are the best crowns present I have metal crown fixed.

BDS, MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Chennai
Dear Sir, now I have to replace my front 3 theeths so which are the best crowns present I have metal crown fixed.
It's really sad that that You have lost your front teeth at such an young age. However it is possible to restore your teeth and appearance back to normal. Since it looks like you already have a metal crown, I would strongly advise you to consider replacing them with zirconia crowns. Not only will they look significantly better, they will also last longer.
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My son Evan is 3 and 8 month old. Night time he is suffering tooth pain from one month. I consulted one Doctor she told the vein death happened and infection is there the only possible way is root canal. Any other solution? We are not preferring root canal and plucking pls give a suggestion.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
My son Evan is 3 and 8 month old. Night time he is suffering tooth pain from one month. I consulted one Doctor she to...
Your son is suffering from extensive tooth decay n requires rct or removal of that tooth not just for stability n space maintaince for permanent tooth but also to prevent spread of infection from dead nerve to the growing permanent tooth below it. Medicines cannot heal the extensive damage n he needs rct for saving that tooth n preventing other dental probs in future. Worry not n go ahead with the rct. Regards.
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Six Reasons You Need Regular Dental Checkup

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Six Reasons You Need Regular Dental Checkup

You may not look forward to a dental examination, but you can't avoid it. A dental checkup every six months is crucial to your dental health and to maintain that beautiful smile. Skipping a dental checkup may save you time and a little discomfort now, but can cost you much more pain, time and money in the long run.

Here are 6 reasons to maintain a regular dental check up schedule:

  1. Fight Cavities: A clean up is a big part of a dental examination. No matter how well you brush and floss, there will always be spots that you miss out on. With time, plaque and tartar can build up in these spots leading to cavities if not addressed in time. The worst part about cavities is that you can feel them only once the tooth has been damaged. Thus, if you skip your dental examination, you may need a filling instead of a simple cleaning.
  2. Prevent gum disease: Plaque and tartar affect not only your teeth, but your gums as well leading to diseases like gingivitis and periodontitis. These are marked by shrinking of the gums that makes teeth sockets loose and eventually lead to tooth loss. Gum disease treatment can be very painful and expensive hence it is best to get plaque and tartar cleaned regularly before they begin to cause a problem.
  3. A brighter smile: Your daily cup of coffee or tea can stain your teeth with time. Wine and cigarettes also contribute towards making your teeth look dull. A professional dental cleaning can help remove these stains and give you a brighter smile.
  4. Find hidden problems: X rays are also an important part of a dental examination. An X-ray can detect problems that lie under the surface like misaligned teeth, bone decay, tumors and cysts. These problems rarely show any symptoms in their early stages and hence without an X-ray you would have to wait for it to advance to a more painful stage before seeking treatment.
  5. Boost overall health: Regular dental checkups can also lower your risk for heart disease and stroke. In addition to checking your mouth, a dentist will also check neck, jaw and lymph nodes during a regular check up for swelling and other abnormalities. This can help in the early detection and treatment of a number of diseases.
  6. Detect oral cancer: Oral cancer is easily treatable if diagnosed in its early stages. However, the only way to diagnose this correctly is by visiting the dentist. A test for oral cancer is pain free and takes hardly any time.

So, think about it. Visiting the dentist may make you a little uncomfortable but in the long run is well worth.

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MD - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
In several studies, eating a healthy diet rich in antioxidants and certain vitamins has been shown to be associated with a reduced risk of cataracts or their progression.

I am 18 year old. And my teeth are getting very much sensitivity. And I am not able to eat any cold thing. So please give me Some Solution.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am 18 year old. And my teeth are getting very much sensitivity. And I am not able to eat any cold thing. So please ...
Hi, teeth have a protective layer called enamel with age the enamel wears off and become thin which causes to become teeth sensitive to cold and hot. You need to get a professional check up done to know the exact cause and solution of your problem. Regards
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BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
IF YOU ARE HAVING DIABETES AND HYPERTENSION BE SURE OF GETTING YOUR ORAL HEALTH CHECK UP DONE.
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I have preodical problem. Its comes after 3/4months by medicin. What can I do for this.

BDS
Dentist, Pune
Dear, periodontal problems if not treated completely they have tendencies to come back again and again. If you have any xrays or any past treatment reports with you I can guide you better.
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I am 40 yrs old, my gums are receding up and as a result the roots of teeth are showing and a gap is created between gums and teeth. What is it? how will it be cured?

MDS
Dentist, Kota
I am 40 yrs old, my gums are receding up and as a result the roots of teeth are showing and a gap is created between ...
This is age change but it occurs fast when you do not maintain oral hygiene properly. Treatment of the gaps depend upon the size, location. Sometimes it can not be filled. To prevent further damage you have to be punctual about hygiene and follow-up visits to dentist.
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I am 22 year old. My teeth are not in shape, not looks good while laughing and talking with others. So I want treatment with my teeth in order to reshape them.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I am 22 year old. My teeth are not in shape, not looks good while laughing and talking with others. So I want treatme...
Hi lybrate-user you should visit a dentist and get braces treatment done to get your teeth aligned all the best.
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BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Toothpicks can be an alternative to use for flossing if dental floss is not available. Remember not to be too harsh while using it.

What is the procedure of dental crowning and how it can be helpful in case of a 2 mm gap in between the two front tooth of the upper jaw?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
What is the procedure of dental crowning and how it can be helpful in case of a 2 mm gap in between the two front too...
Dental crowning is the term used to cover up the existing teeth only and for covering the gap of 2 mm we can use braces.
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My mouth not opened due to chewing gutkha .only two fingers go to inside my mouth. How to solve this problem without medicine. And any effective medicine available please give Mr. reply.

FDSRCS, MOrth RCS, MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Sonipat
My mouth not opened due to chewing gutkha .only two fingers go to inside my mouth. How to solve this problem without ...
First thing u must quit Gutkha. Secondly only medicines may not be effective to resolve the problem. Latest treatment is laser assisted surgery.
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