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Dr. Shekhar Prasad

BDS

Dentist, Kolkata

12 Years Experience
Dr. Shekhar Prasad BDS Dentist, Kolkata
12 Years Experience
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To provide my patients with the highest quality dental care, I'm dedicated to the newest advancements and keep up-to-date with the latest health care technologies....more
To provide my patients with the highest quality dental care, I'm dedicated to the newest advancements and keep up-to-date with the latest health care technologies.
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Dr. Shekhar Prasad is a popular Dentist in Tiljala, Kolkata. He has over 12 years of experience as a Dentist. He studied and completed BDS . You can visit him at Swastik Medicare in Tiljala, Kolkata. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Shekhar Prasad on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Kolkata University - 2005
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By birth my teeth are white but by the last two years some yellowish co lour on upper and lover teethes kindly suggest me how to remove yellowish colour ? Thanks .

Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Bhubaneswar
Its long time that you had white teeth. Generally by this age the teeth gets yellowish due to many reasons. I can't suggest you anything without a check up. Consult please.
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How to reduce bad breath in my mouth. Please tell me some home remedy that I can use to root it out. Alao I brush twice a day still I have bad breath problem in my mouth.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
How to reduce bad breath in my mouth. Please tell me some home remedy that I can use to root it out. Alao I brush twi...
Bad breath, also known as halitosis, is embarrassing and can take a toll on your confidence level. Bad breath can be due to a number of reasons such as eating odorous foods, smoking, dry mouth, medical conditions, gum disease, and sinus conditions. However, the primary cause of bad breath is the bacteria that build up on the back of your tongue or between your teeth. Maintaining good oral health is essential to controlling bad breath. This includes regular tooth brushing, flossing and tongue scraping. Drinking adequate amount of water throughout the day is also essential for keeping your breath fresh. Plus, after eating a meal, swish water around your mouth for a few seconds. This will loosen food particles stuck between your teeth and clean your mouth. Along with water, you can also treat bad breath with the help of some readily available ingredients from your kitchen cupboard. Here are the top 10 home remedies for bad breath. 1. Fennel fennel acts as an excellent mouth freshener that helps control bad breath. It also contains antimicrobial properties that fight the bacteria in the mouth. Slowly chew a tablespoon of fennel to freshen your breath and stimulate the production of saliva. You can also drink fennel tea a couple of times a day. To make this tea, steep one or two teaspoons of fennel seeds in a cup of hot water for 5 to 10 minutes. 2. Cinnamon cinnamon contains cinnamic aldehyde, an essential oil that not only covers up bad breath, but also reduces the amount of bacteria in your mouth. To treat bad breath follow this remedy twice daily. Boil one teaspoon of cinnamon powder in a cup of water. You may add some bay leaves and cardamom too. Strain the solution and use it as a mouth rinse to refresh your breath. 3. Fenugreek fenugreek tea is highly effective when bad breath is caused by catarrhal infections. Boil a teaspoon of fenugreek seeds in a cup of water. Strain and drink this tea once daily until you get rid of the problem. 4. Cloves cloves help freshen your breath and also have antibacterial properties that are very helpful in getting rid of bad breath. The easiest method is to pop a few pieces of cloves into your mouth and chew them thoroughly. This will eliminate bad breath in a few minutes. You can also make clove tea. Boil a cup of water, add one teaspoon of ground cloves and allow it to simmer for 5 to 10 minutes. Drink the tea or use it as a mouthwash twice a day. 5. Parsley parsley contains chlorophyll that can help neutralize bad breath. Simply chew on a fresh parsley sprig to refresh your breath. You can also dip this herb in vinegar and then chew it thoroughly. Another option is to put parsley leaves through a juicer and sip the juice anytime you need to refresh your breath. It will also aid digestion. 6. Lemon juice curing bad breath with a lemon rinse has been used for generations. The acidic content in lemons prevents growth of bacteria in your mouth. Plus, its strong pleasant smell helps mask the bad odor. Just stir one tablespoon of lemon juice into a cup of water and rinse your mouth with it. You can also add a bit of salt to it and then use it. This remedy will help to solve the problem of dry mouth which is one of the main reasons that contribute to bad breath. Apple cider vinegar due to its ph balancing effects, apple cider vinegar makes a wonderful remedy for bad breath. You can try any of these remedies depending on your preference. Stir one tablespoon of raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar into a glass of water and drink it before eating your meals. The vinegar will help in digestion as well as cure bad breath. Gargle with apple cider vinegar mixed in a cup of water. 8. Baking sodabaking soda, also known as bicarbonate of soda, is another great solution for getting rid of and preventing bad breath. It helps balance the levels of acid that contribute to bad breath. Plus, it fights oral bacteria that cause bad breath. Mix one-half teaspoon of baking soda in a glass of warm water and use it as a mouth rinse once daily until you are satisfied with the results. Brushing your teeth with baking soda will also help reduce the acidity in your mouth and prevent bacteria from building up on your tongue. Tea tree oil tea tree oil has antiseptic properties that act like a powerful disinfectant for your mouth. You can get the benefits from tea tree oil in a variety of ways. Brush your teeth with a toothpaste containing tea tree oil. Another option is to put a few drops of tea tree oil on your toothbrush along with your regular toothpaste. You can also mix a few drops of tea tree oil, peppermint oil and lemon oil in a glass of water and use it as a mouthwash. 10. Tea normal as well as herbal teas can also help combat bad breath. The antioxidant polyphenols present in both green and black tea can stop the growth of bacteria responsible for bad breath. You can also opt for an herbal tea like sage tea. To make this tea, steep one teaspoon of dried sage in a cup of hot water for five minutes. Strain and drink this tea several times a day to keep your breath fresh. If your bad breath persists even after trying these natural treatments, consult a doctor or dentist to see if there is a more serious underlying problem.
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Dr. meri age 30 years hai mere muh se badbu ati hai koi home remedies batye please kitna bhi brush karo ye smell nahi khatam hoti hai na he mere teeth se blood nikalta hai nahi cavity problem hai mere koi pregnancy bhi nahi hui hai shadi ko 5 saal hogaya hai.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Dr. meri age 30 years hai mere muh se badbu ati hai koi home remedies batye please kitna bhi brush karo ye smell nahi...
Hello, bad smell and bleeding from gums could be because of deposits on teeth surface or food lodged in between teeth. Visit a dentist and get your scaling and polishing done. Brush your teeth twice daily. Night brushing is very important. Floss regularly. Rinse after every meal. Visit dentist every 6 months.
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I had three front teeth implanted three months back. I do not have any pain or discomfort but the impanted set shakes when I touch. Does this mean implant has failed?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi, you need to get a check up clinically to figure out if only the crowns are moving or crowns along with implants are moving in the jaw. If the implants are moving they need to be replaced but if only the crowns are moving they can be tighten. You can go back to your dentist who did your treatment and get the solution for the same.
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I've got bad breath. My mouth dries very often. Is there anything I can do to avoid it and solve myhalitosis. Please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
Bad breath can b caused fue to various reasons. Due to smoking n using tobacco products, dental prob such as decay teeth, unclean tongue, gum infections, reduced saliva n dry mouth, ill fitting dentues, salivary gland probs. Other diseases n infections which also cause bad breath r sinus infections, respiratory tract infections such as bronchitis n pneumonia, liver n kidney probs, diabetes, acid reflux from stomach etc. Get scalling done by dentist. 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. Get your decay teeth filled. Visit your dentist for dental checkups every 6 months to detect n prevent dental probs. Drink plenty of fluids n lime juice. Inspite of these measures if bad breath persists, consult a general physician for further evaluation.
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How To Remove Plaque?

BDS
Dentist, Betul
How To Remove Plaque?

99% of the plaque can be removed by the use of waterjets along with daily brushing.

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I have put teeth braces yesterday. I can t eat properly. Which foods I should avoid.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I have put teeth braces yesterday. I can t eat properly. Which foods I should avoid.
Hard, and sticky food should be avoided, and try to take juices and very soft food that you do not need to chew, and swallow it readily, but that also should be nutritious.
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My root canal treatment has been done before 6 months. But, today dental cap is automatically removed while I was having breakfast. What should I do? Can I fix that dental cap again from doctor?

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
My root canal treatment has been done before 6 months. But, today dental cap is automatically removed while I was hav...
At times it happens that your fixed cap comes out while chewing something but not to worry, you need to preserve that cap and book an appointment to your dentist for the same. Your dentist which check for any problem in the tooth or cap and vl cement the same cap if possible.
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What are the remedies for tooth decay? How we can prevent it? Whether there is any home ingredient to avoid it?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
What are the remedies for tooth decay? How we can prevent it? Whether there is any home ingredient to avoid it?
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning and artificial enamel filling or root canal treatment. Advance procedures can be done with laser. 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 am suffering from gum bleeding. My teeth are so weak Please suggest me a good solution for this.

BDS
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
I am suffering from gum bleeding. My teeth are so weak
Please suggest me a good solution for this.
Gum bleeding is due to infection in gums. Infection in gums due to negligence in daily cleaning of teeth. But now as the infection is already occurred you have to go for professional cleaning. After cleaning also you have to take of daily maintenance of oral hygiene.
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I'm facing issue with mouth odour. I've tried many pastes but not working out. Mouth washes are not longing for long time.

MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology
Dentist, Nagpur
I'm facing issue with mouth odour. I've tried many pastes but not working out. Mouth washes are not longing for long ...
Dear lybrate-user you not a experimental animal. So stop experimenting on your self. Go to dentist. Get your checkup done and further treatment accordingly.
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I have removed my tooth as suggested by a dentist. Now I want to implant a new tooth. What are the various options.

Certification In Smile Makeover, BDS
Dentist,
I have removed my tooth as suggested by a dentist.
Now I want to implant a new tooth. What are the various options.
According to your age, implant is the best option available to replace the missing tooth another option is a 3 unit bridge. It is not so conservative.
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There is some yellow spot appeared at the bottom of my teeth I want to have my teeth clean. But I can not handle pain. So plzzz suggest me is it really painful procedure.

BDS
Dentist, Rewari
There is some yellow spot appeared at the bottom of my teeth I want to have my teeth clean. But I can not handle pain...
Yellow spots on teeth can be whitened with bleaching which is a painless procedure. So tale appointment with a cosmetic dentist immediately.
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I get thrushes /mouth ulcers once or twice a year. Suggest some home remedy or homeopathic treatment.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
I get thrushes /mouth ulcers once or twice a year. Suggest some home remedy or homeopathic treatment.
Dear lybrate user. I can understand. Mouth ulcers are painful sores that appear in the mouth. Although they're uncomfortable, they're usually harmless and most clear up by themselves within a week. Rinse your mouth several times a day. You can use 1 cup of warm water mixed with 1/4 teaspoon baking soda and 1/8 teaspoon salt, followed by rinsing your mouth with plain water. Use an extra-soft toothbrush and a mild toothpaste. You can soften your toothbrush in hot water before using it. Take care.
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I look bad when I smile because my gums see while smiling and it is black in colour. Is there any solution to hide the gums while smiling or make the gums pink from black. Please suggest me as early as possible.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I look bad when I smile because my gums see while smiling and it is black in colour. Is there any solution to hide th...
U can make it black to pine bu laser or stripping process. And to hide your gums while smiling. U need to undergo lip reposition surgery. B natural b great and enjoy your smile.
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Reason for twisted tooth at times and tongue/ mouth ulcer r would. Its permanent remedy.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Reason for twisted tooth at times and tongue/ mouth ulcer r would. Its permanent remedy.
For mouthulcers I will suggest you to take injection vitcofol 2 cc intramuscularly every alternate days for five pricks over the buttocks through a health professional and twisted tooth is a growth anomaly.
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Consumption of tobacco leads to oral cancer

BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Consumption of tobacco leads to oral cancer and above all osmf is a precancer condition caused by tobacco.
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Hello doctor I am 35 year old married woman I have cavity problems last two years what should I do please tell me.

MDS
Dentist, Cuddalore
Fill in your cavities. Practice oral hygiene habits such as 1. Brushing twice a day 2. Floss your teeth 3. Use mouth wash if you still get new cavities, go for salivary analysis test and caries risk assessment test.
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I have a dental problems that my gums are bleeding and also I had taken RCT in my one teeth over which I got a swollen point since last 3 months upper than gum. Is this a serious issue?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I have a dental problems that my gums are bleeding and also I had taken RCT in my one teeth over which I got a swolle...
Get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night massage gums for gum boil rct may have to b done again.
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