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Dr. P K Shah

BDS

Dentist, Kolkata

53 Years Experience
Dr. P K Shah BDS Dentist, Kolkata
53 Years Experience
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Dr. P K Shah is an experienced Dentist in DH Road, Kolkata. He has helped numerous patients in his 53 years of experience as a Dentist. He studied and completed BDS . He is currently practising at Dr. P. K Saha Dental Clinic in DH Road, Kolkata. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. P K Shah on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Calcutta University - 1964
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I am 22 year old male. I have noticed that my gums are getting separated from the teeth. It seems to be like gums are getting eroded and roots of the teeth are visible. I have been using sensodine from past 2 year and I've noticed receding gums problem recently. Could you please guide me for the above and prescribe me the required medication for the remedies. It should be noted that I've been taking vitamin c pills from past one month for skin problem under doctors prescription. Should I stop or continue with the pills.

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Gorakhpur
I am 22 year old male. I have noticed that my gums are getting separated from the teeth. It seems to be like gums are...
Vitamin c is actually good for gum health. It seems that your brushing technique is not correct. Use soft or ultra soft bristles toothbrush, use it with vertical strokes and at 45 degree angle away from gums. You can also use rolling motion to clean the teeth but not horizontal motion. Its most damaging for both teeth and gums. Regarding already damaged gum problem you need to visit a dental expert.
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I am 39 years old. I am suffering from bad breathing. I brush daily twice and use mouthwash but there is no use.

BDS
Dentist,
I am 39 years old. I am suffering from bad breathing. I brush daily twice and use mouthwash but there is no use.
Hi, bad smell from the mouth can be caused due to various reasons like, 1) tartar deposition in the teeth 2) smoking and pan chewing 3) dry moth due to reduce secretion of saliva 4) due to ulcers in the stomach its advisable to consult your dentist and get your condition treated accordingly.
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Respected doc I have also pain in my wisdom teeth from 3 days. what I do to relief? please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
If the wisdom tooth has erupted fully and in a proper position then we can save it by dental cement filling. If the cavity is deep and near or into the pulp then we can save it by root canal treatment. Ideally we should save natural tooth structure if its fits in above criterias. If the wisdom teeth has erupted in a such way that it's disturbing other tooth structures and we don't have any option left for saving it then only you should go for removal. The wisdom tooth usually causes pain because of its uneven position distrubing adjacent teeth and some times swelling of the tissues around the tooth causing pericoronitis ( i.e inflamation of the surrounding soft tissues ) causing pain. Wisdom tooth which is usually considered as an extra tooth having no role in mastication (i.e chewing of food) On other hand removal of wisdom tooth have much advantages rather than any disadvantage.. Retaining wisdom tooth some times results in food lodgement within and between adjacent tooth ,results in caries ( decay ) of the adjacent tooth. So for improper erupted wisdom tooth, removal is the only and best available option to the date. Which in turn also helps in preserving other tooth structures.

Is teeth extraction necessary for front teeth straightening? I have heard a number of Cons of teeth extraction. I am asking this question for a female 26 years age.She has already gone to 2 year brace treatment.Thanks

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Sir teeth extraction is done to create space so that the teeth move back into that space , so it depends on the case whether the teeth have to be extracted or not .Its not mandatory in all cases
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I have very pain in my tooth on the right side of my cheek and its getting swelling, then what should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have very pain in my tooth on the right side of my cheek and its getting swelling, then what should I do?
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks.
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Hi sir, I m a 44 year old female and I am suffering from teeth chattering. Sometimes it become so severe that it leads to intense headache. Please suggest some remedy

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Patna
There are night guard appliances available. But the main reason for your problem is mental stress. Please consult your dentist and if required, go though a counselling session.
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I have problem with my mouth When I rise up from sleep a bad smell produce. It also happen other times not only after sleeping So how can I solve it Pls help me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have problem with my mouth 
When I rise up from sleep a bad smell produce.
It also happen other times not only afte...
Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. Limit sugary food to avoid tooth decay. 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. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months.
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Last few days. When I brush in the morning. Blood come out from my teeth. What I do. I am so worried. please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
Last few days. When I brush in the morning. Blood come out from my teeth. What I do. I am so worried. please help me.
Gums bleeding is due to infection in gums. Get scalling done by dentist. Take vit c tab for one week. Use proper brushing techniques. Brush, floss n use mouthwash twice daily. Massage your gums with your finger tips after brushing. Keep your tongue clean. Rinse your mouth well after each meal. Visit your dentist for dental checkups every 6 months to detect n prevent dental probs.
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I suffer from chronic bad breath and my oral hygiene skills are fantastic. What should I do? PLease tell me.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Daer clarence you are having chronic bad breath even after having good oral hygiene smell from mouth can be due to indigestion and poor oral hygiene. Smell can be prevented by proper cleaning of teeth and maintaining oral hygiene. Take tab celin 500 once a day for one week. Kindly visit dental surgeon for checkup and prowr cleaning of teeth. Use hydrogen per oxide for gargles. Keep mouth healthy and free from smell. Best way is cleaning and polishing of teeth and maintenance of oral hygiene. Use colgate tooth paste and listerin mouth wash.
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MDS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Gum diseases can be treated and reversed in their initial stages very easily. By getting the accumulated tartar and plaque removed by a dentist, there is a chance that they can get better without much ado. 

I need to know about how to get natural white teeth without use any medical product. And I also want to know about how to clean fingers toning.

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Delhi
I need to know about how to get natural white teeth without use any medical product. And I also want to know about ho...
Teeth do not come white in colour, its in shade of yellow, some have slight yellow while others have more yellowish. If you are not happy with the natural tooth colour then go for bleaching, applying natural products dosent works as effective as bleaching.
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Implant supported dentures vs Removable dentures

MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Implant supported dentures vs Removable dentures
For replacement of missing tooth/teeth or loose denture ask your dentist for implant supported tooth /teeth or denture.
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Hi I have recently done Root Canal for one of my teeth (Molar at bottom-left mandibular 2nd molar. I want to have the idea which tooth cap should I use for my teeth as there are many brands. I am planning to use zinconia tooth caps but confused about which brand should I use. Please suggest.

MDS Pediatric Dentist, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hi I have recently done Root Canal for one of my teeth (Molar at bottom-left mandibular 2nd molar. I want to have the...
Hey lybrate-user zirconia is definitely a gud option as it has gud appearance and strength but it is expensive as well.
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Hello sir, my mouth getting full of bad air my friends telling me how will it treated.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hello sir,  my mouth getting full of bad air my friends telling me how will it treated.
Bad breath can also be made worse by the types of foods you eat and other unhealthy lifestyle habits. Smoking or chewing tobacco-based products also can cause bad breath Persistent bad breath or a bad taste in the mouth may be a warning sign of gum (periodontal) disease. Other dental causes of bad breath include poorly fitting dental appliances, yeast infections of the mouth, and dental caries (cavities). Practice good oral hygiene. Brush twice a day with fluoridetoothpaste to remove food debris and plaque. Brush teeth after you eat (keep a toothbrush at work or school to brush after lunch). Don't forget to brush the tongue, too. Replace your toothbrush every 2 to 3 months or after an illness. Use floss or an interdental cleaner to remove food particles and plaque between teeth once a day. Rinse with an antibacterial mouthwash twice a day.
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My sisters dental jaw shifting right side due to some wrong dentist treatments and she stop treatment from them now teeth are cut and very little can't eat Also dentist didn't provide caps kindly suggest what to do also contacted some prosthodontist. They have no time and giving long time wait appointment.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My sisters dental jaw shifting right side due to some wrong dentist treatments and she stop treatment from them now t...
Kindly consult an oral & maxillofacial surgeon in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray, tmj open & closed mouth, mri) & clinical examination to decide upon treatment. Until then have soft diet. Avoid yawning. Replace posterior teeth if they are missing. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. Limit sugary food to avoid tooth decay. 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. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months. There are some simple measures that can help tmj problems, such as a change to a soft diet, jaw muscle exercises in exceptional cases a specialist dentist, known as a maxillo-facial surgeon, may be required to perform surgery on the tmj.
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I have a serious bad breath problem mostly when I don't eat my food and even after brushing teeth and using mouth wash my bad breath problem still occurs. Give me some home remedy to get out of this problem.

BDS
Dentist, Varanasi
I have a serious bad breath problem mostly when I don't eat my food and even after brushing teeth and using mouth was...
You can do warm saline gargle twice a day. But as you r telling. It seems severe gingivitis which will only b corrected by oral prophylaxis by any expert dentist.
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What is the general opinion about colgate pain out? Is it useful for tooth decay tooth pain.

What is the general opinion about colgate pain out? Is it useful for tooth decay tooth pain.
All these products might give you a temporary relief but to get rid of pain you should treat the cause.
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Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
Chewing food from the affected side should be avoided.
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Sir I was chewing gutkha for almost 2 year and I left chewng it before 3 months but now also when I eat somthng hot or chilly it pains a lot

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Patna
U r suffering from a disease called oral sub mucous fibrosis. Its a pre cancerous condition. If u don' t stop the habit completely then there are very high chances that it might convert into oral cancer.
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