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Dr. T.Shankar

MDS - Prosthodontics

Dentist, Hyderabad

15 Years Experience  ·  0 - 350 at clinic
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Dr. T.Shankar MDS - Prosthodontics Dentist, Hyderabad
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Dr. T.Shankar is a trusted Dentist in Banjara Hills, Hyderabad. Doctor has over 15 years of experience as a Dentist. Doctor studied and completed MDS - Prosthodontics . Doctor is currently associated with Dr.Gowd's Dental in Banjara Hills, Hyderabad. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. T.Shankar on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MDS - Prosthodontics - NA - 2003
Awards and Recognitions
Founder Member and Director School of Dental Implants
FELLOW OF INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE OF DENTISTS
SEVA PURASKAAR AWARD
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FOUNDER MEMBER AND DIRECTOR SCHOOL OF IMPLANTS
GYAN PURASKAAR AWARD
FICD (FELLOW INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE OF DENTISTS)
Professional Memberships
Indian Dental Association
International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI)
DGOI(GERMANY)

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#19, Durga Enclave Road No 12, Banjara Hills. Landmark:Beside Reliance Digital, HyderabadHyderabad Get Directions
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I have a toothache at Left side of lower jaw, I feel difficult to chew the food. Pls help me.

MDS Endodontist, BDS
Dentist,
I have a toothache at Left side of lower jaw, I feel difficult to chew the food. Pls help me.
Hi lybrate-user which molar teeth you hv pain. If it is wisdom teeth. Go for extraction. Other molars go for rct and restoration.
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I am 26 year old and having habit of chewing tobacco and cause of this habits my mouth jaws is lock and only 2 fingers I can open my mouth so please help to open my mouth normally firt how it was opening wide and im quiting this habit slowly slowly.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Pune
I am 26 year old and having habit of chewing tobacco and cause of this habits my mouth jaws is lock and only 2 finger...
First first problem- consult to ent surgeon, he will treat you with some medicine and injections if needed. For second problem- consult to addiction psychiatrist will start nicotine or non nicotine replacement therapy depending on your condition.
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I have a great pain in my teeth. Sometimes it comes and after it became normal. Is there any suggestion to stop that immediate pain in my teeth?

BDS
Dentist, Ujjain
I have a great pain in my teeth. Sometimes it comes and after it became normal. Is there any suggestion to stop that ...
Yeah you can temporarily relieve it by taking any painkiller, but consult your nearest dentist for permanant treatment like root canal.
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My age is 22 I am facing a problem of having some different symbols on my tongue and as per my knowledge it was called geographic tongue, since childhood I am suffering from this, what is the cure for this problem?

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
have you visit any oral surgen for this problem?? geographic tongue is a diseas of tongue where the crack are seen over the tongue.... bt before any teratment you should visit oral surgen near by your city and dignosed the problem..
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I often face some problem in my chin. Sometimes when I eat something or chew something, suddenly a sprain in my jaw appears and it gives a lot of pain. What should I do?

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
I often face some problem in my chin. Sometimes when I eat something or chew something, suddenly a sprain in my jaw a...
It can be a problem of tmj. Common symptoms include: •Pain or tenderness in your face, jaw joint area, neck and shoulders, and in or around the ear when you chew, speak, or open your mouth wide •Problems when you try to open your mouth wide •Jaws that get" stuck" or" lock" in the open- or closed-mouth position •Clicking, popping, or grating sounds in the jaw joint when you open or close your mouth or chew. This may or may not be painful. •A tired feeling in your face •Trouble chewing or a sudden uncomfortable bite -- as if the upper and lower teeth are not fitting together properly •Swelling on the side of your face You may also have toothaches, headaches, neck aches, dizziness, earaches, hearing problems, upper shoulder pain, and ringing in the ears (tinnitus). Home Treatments for TMD Home Treatments for TMD There are things you can do on your own to help relieve TMD symptoms. Your doctor may suggest you try some of these remedies together. •Use moist heat or cold packs. Apply an ice pack to the side of your face and temple area for about 10 minutes. Do a few simple jaw stretches (if your dentist or physical therapist OKs them). When you’re done, hold a warm towel or washcloth to the side of your face for about 5 minutes. Perform this routine a few times each day. •Eat soft foods. Add yogurt, mashed potatoes, cottage cheese, soup, scrambled eggs, fish, cooked fruits and vegetables, beans, and grains to your menu. Cut foods into small pieces so you chew less. Skip hard, crunchy foods (like pretzels and raw carrots), chewy foods (like caramels and taffy), and thick or large bites that require you to open wide. •Avoid extreme jaw movements. Keep yawning and chewing (especially gum or ice) to a minimum and don’t yell, sing, or do anything that forces you to open wide. •Don't rest your chin on your hand. Don’t hold the phone between your shoulder and ear. Practice good posture to reduce neck and facial pain. •Keep your teeth slightly apart as often as you can. This will relieve pressure on your jaw. Put your tongue between your teeth to control clenching or grinding during the day. •Learn relaxation techniques to help loosen up your jaw. Ask your dentist if you need physical therapy or massage. Consider stress reduction therapy as well as biofeedback. TREATMENT PRESCRIBED BY A DENTIST •Medications. Your dentist can prescribe higher doses of NSAIDs if you need them for pain and swelling. He might suggest a muscle relaxer to relax your jaw if you grind or clench your teeth. Or an anti-anxiety medication to relieve stress, which may bring on TMD. In low doses they can also help reduce or control pain. Muscle relaxants, anti-anxiety drugs, and antidepressants are available by prescription only. •A splint or night guard. These plastic mouthpieces fit over your upper and lower teeth so they don’t touch. They lessen the effects of clenching or grinding and correct your bite by putting your teeth in a more correct position. What’s the difference between them? You wear night guards while you sleep. You use a splint all the time. Your dentist will tell you which type you need. •Dental work. Your dentist can replace missing teeth and use crowns, bridges, or braces to balance the biting surfaces of your teeth or to correct a bite problem. Other Treatments.
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MDS, BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
If taken care at the right time, gum diseases can be reversed easily. By getting the accumulated tartar and plaque removed from the teeth, you can get rid of the gum diseases, reversing it in its initial stage itself.

At what age should I allow to my children to brush their teeth. Could pls someone tell me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
At what age should I allow to my children to brush their teeth. Could pls someone tell me.
You can teach your child to brush themselves at about 1 & 1/2 years of age.Till that proper brushing with care is required which can be provided only by the parent.
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Aged 54. Diabetes patient. Three teeth fell down up and down side. I cant take hot or cold drinks.Often i affected gum swelling either right or left side. Using herbal tooth paste and soft brush only. Recently one doctor given prescription as: Tab ZERODOL sp ; T. METROGYL 400gm ; cap TRESMOX LB 500 mg & T. CYRA-D all for three days. But on that day i can have no problems. But again its giving problems. I only take chicken monthly once. Please give permanent solutions. I belongs to lower middle class family.

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
Diabetics are more prone to gum diseases if oral hygiene is not properly taken care of. The swelling you are talking about is the manifestation of the gum disease. So its better that you visit a dentist for cleaning of your teeth & then the dentist can assess the exact condition of your teeth & can provide the appropriate treatment. But make it a point to brush your teeth & use a mouthwash twice daily & get your teeth cleaned once in 6 months.
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Hi, I have space between teeths, if I go for surgery to remove space then I get any problems in future please clarify my doubt.

BDS
Dentist,
Hi, I have space between teeths, if I go for surgery to remove space then I get any problems in future please clarify...
Space can b removed by cosmetic build up or giving crown over your teeth. These discussions can't b done online. Need to visit your dentist.
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Dental Health Tip

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Dental Health Tip

Oil pulling, a popular folk remedy can be useful for whiter teeth and as a flossing agent. Slosh your mouth with coconut, sunflower or sesame oil for 15 minutes and then spit it out. It lubricates the gums and provides that extra shine to your teeth.

I have ulcer on my tongue so I'm getting problem to eat and talk which medicine should I take ? To get relief.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I have ulcer on my tongue so I'm getting problem to eat and talk which medicine should I take ? To get relief.
This is due to increased stress and hormonal changes. You can apply mucopain gel over the ulcer. Get professional cleaning done.
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I am having a ulcer on side of tongue and it increased in size from 7 days and doctor prescribed dologel and complex for 15 days .the pain is so much that I get headache everyday. I want to Know what is this. And medication for this. My age is 21 years and I have no tobacco habit, no alcohol intake.

MBBS, MS - General Surgery
General Surgeon, Udaipur
I am having a ulcer on side of tongue and it increased in size from 7 days and doctor prescribed dologel and complex ...
You are having mouth sores. As it is since 7 days. You might be having complain of constimpation probably. I would suggest you to take folic acid tablet for 1 day .just take 2 tablets and crush it in your mouth especially at ulcer site. It will definately help.
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I have got tooth decay at the age of 11-12. Now I am of 20. It pains very much. What should I do? Please suggest.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have got tooth decay at the age of 11-12. Now I am of 20. It pains very much. What should I do? Please suggest.
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need root canal treatment. You may consult me in person too. 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 have bleeding gum and a painless knot like structure on right side of hard palate.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
I have bleeding gum and a painless knot like structure on right side of hard palate.
There could be a lot of causes or diagnosis for it. It is better to consult a nearby dental specialist (i. E, mds in oral and maxillofacial surgery)
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Are You Taking Care of Your Aging Parents Dental Needs?

BDS
Dentist, Pune
Are You Taking Care of Your Aging Parents Dental Needs?

Blog by Dr. Ratnika agarwal, dental surgeon/owner of smile up dental care implant center, pune

Advancing age puts many seniors at risk for a number of oral health problems, such as:


    Darkened teeth. Caused, to some extent, by changes in dentin -- the bone-like tissue that underlies the tooth enamel -- and by a lifetime of consuming stain-causing foods beverages.
    Dry mouth. It is caused by reduced saliva flow, which can be a result of cancer treatments as well as certain diseases medication side effects. Many medicines can cause dry mouth.
    Diminished sense of taste. While advancing age impairs the sense of taste, diseases, medications,  dentures can also contribute to this sensory loss.
    Root decay. This is caused by exposure of the tooth root to decay-causing acids.
    Gum disease. Caused by plaque made worse by food left in teeth, use of tobacco products, poor-fitting bridges and dentures, poor diets, and certain diseases, such as anemia, cancer, and diabetes, this is often a problem for older adults.
    Tooth loss. Gum disease is a leading cause of tooth loss.
    Uneven jawbone. This is caused by tooth then not replacing missing teeth. This allows the rest of the teeth to drift and shift into open spaces
    Denture-induced stomatitis. Ill-fitting dentures, poor dental hygiene, or a buildup of the fungus candida cause this condition, which is inflammation of the tissue underlying a denture.
    Thrush. Diseases or drugs that affect the immune system can trigger the overgrowth of the fungus candida in mouth


Age in and of itself is not a dominant or sole factor in determining oral health. However, certain medical conditions, such as arthritis in the hands and fingers, may make brushing or flossing teeth difficult to impossible to perform. Drugs can also affect oral health and may make a change in your dental treatment necessary.

Oral hygiene tips for seniors:

Daily brushing flossing of natural teeth is essential to keeping them in good oral health. Plaque can build up quickly on the teeth of seniors, especially if oral hygiene is neglected, & lead to tooth decay and gum disease.

To maintain good oral health, it's important for all individuals -- regardless of age -- to:


    Brush at least twice a day with a fluoride-containing toothpaste
    Floss at least once a day
    Rinse with an antiseptic mouthwash once or twice a day
    Visit our team of experience dentist at smile up dental care implant center on a regular schedule for cleaning an oral exam. We will be very happy to serve you.


What seniors can expect during a dental exam

If you're a senior headed for a check up, our dentistry team will conduct a thorough history dental exam to provide you with the best solutions to resolve the problems from its root cause. Questions asked during a dental history will include:


    The approximate date of your last dental visit and reason for the visit
    If you have noticed any recent changes in your mouth
    If you have noticed any loose or sensitive teeth
    If you have noticed any difficulty tasting, chewing, or swallowing
    If you have any pain, discomfort, sores, or bleeding in your mouth
    If you have noticed any lumps, bumps, or swellings in your mouth


During an oral exam, our experience team of dentists will check the following: your face & neck (for skin discoloration, moles, sores); your bite (for any problems in how the teeth come together while opening closing your mouth); your jaw (for signs of clicking and popping in the temporomandibular joint); your lymph nodes salivary glands (for any sign of swelling or lumps); your inner cheeks (for infections, ulcers, traumatic injuries); your tongue and other interior surfaces -- floor of the mouth, soft and hard palate, gum tissue (for signs of infection or oral cancer); and your teeth (for decay, condition of fillings, and cracks).

If you wear dentures or other appliances, our dentist team will ask a few questions about when you wear your dentures and when you take them out (if removable). He or she will also look for any irritation or problems in the areas in the mouth that the appliance touches, and examine the denture or appliance itself (looking for any worn or broken areas).

Please call our team on 8237802848 / 020-27041188 or visit Dr. Ratnika agarwal at smile up dental care implant center, pune today and get your elders dental check-up today! we provide dental solutions for all age groups.

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My mouth often smells bad, what should I do to prevent bad odour from mouth? Please advise.

MScD, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
My mouth often smells bad, what should I do to prevent bad odour from mouth? Please advise.
Plaque accumulation on the tooth surface is one the main reasons for halitosis(bad breath), deposits on the tongue can also elicit bad breath. It is advisable to brush twice a day , floss regularly and use a mouthwash. Also visit your dentist for an comprehensive oral treatment.
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I am 32 year old. One of my pre molar tooth just broke in bits and pieces leaving no crown for filling but roots deep within and strong. Is it necessary to get it extracted? dentist gave two options of implantation and bridging. Which one to opt for?

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 am 32 year old. One of my pre molar tooth just broke in bits and pieces leaving no crown for filling but roots deep...
no if root are strong and not fracture then no need to extract the tooth. teeth can save by RCT and crown wll be placed followd bye post and core treatment...
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Hi I m 26 years old I have too much pain in canal teeth so how I relief from it? Plez suggest me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi I m 26 years old I have too much pain in canal teeth so how I relief from it? Plez suggest me.
The type of treatment you have for toothache will depend on the cause of the pain, so your dentist will examine your mouth and may carry out an X-ray to try to identify the problem. •If your toothache is caused by tooth decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If your toothache is caused by a loose or broken filling, the filling will be taken out, any decay will be removed and a new filling put in place. •If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need root canal treatment. This procedure involves removing the infected pulp and then inserting a special type of filling to seal the tooth and prevent re-infection. •If your toothache can't be treated using these methods, or if your tooth is impacted (wedged between another tooth and your jaw), it may need to be removed.
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