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Dr. Shantanu Roy

Dentist, Kolkata

100 at clinic
Dr. Shantanu Roy Dentist, Kolkata
100 at clinic
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I want all my patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage....more
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Dr. Shantanu Roy is a renowned Dentist in Jatindra Mohan Avenue, Kolkata. You can visit him at Dental Clinic Chamber in Jatindra Mohan Avenue, Kolkata. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shantanu Roy on Lybrate.com.

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I am 31 years old male, yesterday while brushing my teeth I noticed a kind of black blister inside my upper lip and it is not painful. I remember its not from accident tooth bite or injury. Please advice.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I am 31 years old male, yesterday while brushing my teeth I noticed a kind of black blister inside my upper lip and i...
Hi its tuff to answer without seeing please visit your dentist as it is diff to guide without seeing and touching the blister.
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BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Avoiding coffee, cigarettes, sodas and sour candies is recommended by us as dental health care experts to maintain problem-free teeth.

I have bad breathe issues. I brush my teeth twice a day , clean my tongue daily. I do not have any tooth decays or cavities. Not sure why do I have bad breathe. My inner gums bleed at times. Please suggest.

B.H.M.S, M.D in Homoeopathy
Homeopath, Anand
I have bad breathe issues. I brush my teeth twice a day , clean my tongue daily. I do not have any tooth decays or ca...
Even after proper brushing, if you are having the problem of bad breath, you might be suffering from vitamin c deficiency. Vitamin c deficiency leads to spongy and bleeding gums. Even though the bleeding is not visible, there could be a micro-vascular bleeding which is not seen with naked eyes. There is a secondary bacterial infection in the gums which leads to the problem of bad breath. You should take citrus fruits like oranges, lemon, etc. It is good if you take an orange a day for at least 15 days and let me know the result. Hope it helps.
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Hi my son 7rs old, he list his front 2 teeth but since 1 month new teeth not came so any particular reason for this or it normally take time to come, kindly suggest.

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Hi my son 7rs old, he list his front 2 teeth but since 1 month new teeth not came so any particular reason for this o...
It may some more time for the teeth to erupt, ask him to bite on hard things like full guava etc. From front gum area.
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Hello Doctor I am jayprakash I am 29 year old man I have teeth cavity problem last 15 days and pain what should I do please tell me.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Hello Doctor I am jayprakash I am 29 year old man I have teeth cavity problem last 15 days and pain what should I do ...
Get the cavity filled as early as possible, otherwise you may get inflammation and infection in pulp and pain. Consult the dentist for x-ray to decide whether you need filling or rct. Brush twice regularly. Rinse after every meal.
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I hve done root canal in my teeth but still when I get to sleep its start paining. What will I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I hve done root canal in my teeth but still when I get to sleep its start paining. What will I do?
Hello, you can take homoeopathic medicine Plantago Q ( 10 drops in little water) thrice a day for 3 days and update.
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Hello sir_mere mouth me chhale he. Kai bar dava khali par think hi nahi note koi upay batao.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Hello sir_mere mouth me chhale he. Kai bar dava khali par think hi nahi note koi upay batao.
U may take a cap of BNC daily, apply metrogyl gel locally, suck on tab bifilac twice daily, rinse with turmix mouth wash, increase fibre in ur diet banana green veg r good source, take two table spoon heap ful of isabagol husk at night , drink plenty of water , avoid tension , hurry worry , ladies may experience this more during periods.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Don't rush, when you brush: For maximum results, brush your teeth for atleast 2 to 3 minutes.

Pregnancy and Oral Health

MDS - Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Pregnancy and Oral Health

Pregnancy brings with it a whole lot of body system changes and oral health is no exception. Some simple careful planning, however, can help avoid a lot of oral health complications associated with pregnancy. The hormonal changes during pregnancy have a direct effect on the oral health and has higher incidence of decay, pregnancy gingivitis, and pregnancy tumors. Additionally, morning sickness affects the regular oral care, leading to more plaque and decay.

Before pregnancy: If you are planning to get pregnant, then a dental visit can help you get a thorough check-up ahead of the pregnancy. A routine cleaning and check for cavities should be sufficient to avoid any urgent treatment need during the period of pregnancy.

During pregnancy: If you were not able to do your pre-pregnancy dental visit, inform the dentists about pregnancy as early as possible. All elective procedures can be done after the delivery. Only really essential treatment that cannot wait until the delivery should be undertaken during pregnancy, most safe if done during the 4th to 6th months.

Listed below are some points to consider as far as oral/dental health is considered during pregnancy:

  1. Scaling and polishing can be done as usual
  2. Inform the dentist about all the medications that you are advised by your gynecologist
  3. Periodic check-up once in 3 months to reduce severity of gum disease and decay
  4. Good oral hygiene measures including brushing, flossing, and rinsing
  5. Try a bland toothpaste if morning sickness is very severe
  6. Eat a healthy, balanced diet. Tooth formation happens in the third month and requires diet rich in calcium and minerals
  7. Avoid sweet snacks which can lead to greater plaque formation

The hormone changes combined with oral infection (could be gum disease or tooth decay) can lead to severe effects on the developing baby. It is extremely important to avoid dental infections, as these may necessitate antibiotics, require x-rays and even require treatment like root canal and/or extraction, all of which are best avoided until after the baby is delivered. It is considered safe for dental procedures to be done during the 4th to 6th month. Though now there are safer measures to do x-rays and dental procedures, they are best avoided, unless in case of emergency. This emergency situation can be avoided by better planning and some minimal care. Severe gum disease could also lead to premature or low birth weight of the baby. So plaque buildup should be avoided which leads to both decay and gum disease.

After delivery: After the delivery of the baby, please visit your dentist to ensure that there is no emergent dental condition requiring attention. Resume your regular dental care after delivery.

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My tongue cannot taste anything. But I can feel the taste in my mouth but not my tongue. Please help doctors.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My tongue cannot taste anything. But I can feel the taste in my mouth but not my tongue. Please help doctors.
•An altered taste may result from dehydration, glossitis, a dry mouth, allergies, salivary glands infections, lack of zinc and vitamin B12, and polyps in the nose. •Others include breathing through the mouth, inflamed upper airways, and autoimmune diseases like Sjogren's syndrome and Bell's palsy. •Some injuries and traumas that cause a bitter taste include head, nerve, mouth and nose injuries, and biting your tongue. •Dental appliances such as braces, any surgery on your ear, nose, teeth or throat, and radiation therapy on your neck or head cause a bitter taste in mouth. •Gargle with water. Brush your teeth, tongue, roof of your mouth, and gums using toothpaste. Rinse your mouth with mouthwash. Drink liquids, chew sugar-free gum or mints, or suck on sour candies. Use plastic utensils if you have taste alteration when eating.
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I Need to ask about daily habits. 1) what about schedule of brushing tooth? please tell me. When I use paste? and when I not need to use? 2) which tooth paste is good? 3) does the soap good for bathing? if yes. Then which soap? if no then what can be used instead it?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I Need to ask about daily habits.
1) what about schedule of brushing tooth? please tell me. When I use paste? and whe...
Colgate total tooth paste. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray) to decide upon treatment. 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.
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I need to ask you how to gain weight. I have tried taking banana shakes but that does not do much and instead makes my throat ache. I really need to put on some weight. Is Nutrigain or opting for a gym a good option. Let me know a proper diet chart. I also need to increase my breast size along with this. I am right now weighing 47 KGS with 5'3" height. Please suggest.

Diploma in Diet and Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Hyderabad
I need to ask you how to gain weight. I have tried taking banana shakes but that does not do much and instead makes m...
To gain some weight, you need to eat healthy. Take small meals but eat something solid every 2 hours. 1. Take at least two fruits per day and one glass fruit juice. 2. Take one peanut butter/cheese sandwich daily. 3. Eat 20 almonds & 5 khajoor daily 4. Drink full cream milk, curd, lassi, chikoo shakes etc. 5. If your are non veg you can have more eggs, chicken, fish. 6. Dals have good protein. Have more dals, rajma, kabuli chana, soya beans etc. 7. Avoid junk food and colas. Avoid chips and other namkeen. 8. No need for any extra supplements. Natural diet is best. 9. Go for regular walks / exercise / do yoga. Sleep well. 10. Take deworming tablets every six month. .Feel confident about yourself and be positive and smile.
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Hello doctor I am very I'll what should i do ? i am also suffering from bad breath. please advice

MDS
Dentist, Cuddalore
Hello doctor I am very I'll what should i do ? i am also suffering from bad breath. please advice
Bad breath could occur commonly due to 1 deposits in teeth 2 decayed teeth 3 decayed teeth with pus discharge. If none of the above, it can also be due to ulcer in stomach if any. Use of mouth wash might help. Please get it diagnosed by dentist before starting treatment.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Non-Steriodal Anti-Inflammatory medications like Ibuprofen and Naproxen are the most common recommendations to be taken before and after the root canal treatment. However, every patient should consult a dentist as medical conditions for taking these medicines may vary.

I have toothache from 4-5days I have taken pain killers but of no use. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Vidisha
I have toothache from 4-5days I have taken pain killers but of no use. What should I do?
Dear lybrate-user, your pain is all because of infection inside your tooth n surrounding tissues. So painkiller alone cannot work of your pain. You have to take proper antibiotic course along with you should visit your dentist to check for further treatment like rct or filling according to your decay.
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I have serious tongue ucler since 2 month. I took b Complex and metrogyl medicine. But it didn't work. Now AM eating Astymin M Forte and Becelac Fortz. Does it will cure my ucler. Plzz Help me?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Hi, There are so many causes for Ulçers. Try to identify the root cause, like any sharp tooth edges, Old fillings, Vitamin deficiency etc. Tongue ulcers should not be there in the same place for more than 6 months. Apply Mucopain gel to the area, continue tablets. Take care.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
You do not realize the worth of your original teeth until you reach a stage where you need dentures. So take care of your pearlies.
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One of my braces came off. It's the only metal that is supporting it. Is it okay if I wait for a month to fix it because I've my exams going on right now and it'd finish only after a month?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
One of my braces came off. It's the only metal that is supporting it. Is it okay if I wait for a month to fix it beca...
Better to visit dentist and just get it fixed. It would hardly take 15 minutes for the dentist to fix the braces.
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Hi my friend have ulcer problem with stage 2 and he unable to recover from after taking proper precautions but still no progress. So any advice from your side. Please send your suggestion?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi my friend have ulcer problem with stage 2 and he unable to recover from after taking proper precautions but still ...
We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray) to decide upon treatment. 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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