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Dr. Shammi Garg

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics

Dentist, Ludhiana

16 Years Experience
Dr. Shammi Garg BDS, MDS - Orthodontics Dentist, Ludhiana
16 Years Experience
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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family.
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Dr. Shammi Garg is a popular Dentist in Dugri, Ludhiana. He has had many happy patients in his 16 years of journey as a Dentist. He has done BDS, MDS - Orthodontics . You can consult Dr. Shammi Garg at Ludhiana Orthodontist and Dental Clinic in Dugri, Ludhiana. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Shammi Garg on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - KMC,MANIPAL - 2001
MDS - Orthodontics - KMC,MANIPAL - 2005
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Hindi

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Reality Check: 98% Adult Indians Need Teeth Scaling. Why?

MDS(Prosthodontist), BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Reality Check: 98% Adult Indians Need Teeth Scaling. Why?
Why most Indian Adults Need Teeth Scaling?

Huge number of Indians tend to ignore or abuse their dental health. Most adults in the country need regular scaling due to their food and lifestyle habits.
Teeth scaling is one of the most common methods used for treating gum disease. This procedure helps remove plaque and tartar (causes of gum tissue inflammation) build-up on your teeth. In a nutshell, it reverses the occurrence of gum disease, while preventing further development of it into a serious condition. A non-surgical procedure, teeth scaling is different from a normal dental cleaning as it involves cleaning the tooth areas that are under the gum line. It removes substances that cannot be removed through brushing.

The importance of scaling

In addition to giving you healthy gums, dental scaling is important for reducing your risk of having a heart disease. If you’re wondering how teeth scaling is connected to your heart, here’s how – several studies show that gum disease can increase your risk of heart disease as the bacteria that build up along the gum line get dislodged, enter your blood and attach themselves to the blood vessels, causing the formation of clots. These clots then cause a drop in your blood flow to the heart, bringing about a rise in your blood pressure, and consequently increasing your risk of a heart attack.

How often it must be done?

To keep your gums and teeth in good condition, it is best to go for teeth scaling every 6 months. This is because as you age your saliva becomes thicker with a decrease in its water content. As a result, your mouth becomes more prone to dryness, thereby allowing the food and bacteria to remain longer in the mouth, causing the formation of plaque. A soft sticky film on the teeth, plaque continues to form in your mouth and begins to mineralize into tartar within 10-14 hours. This makes it all the more necessary to get this job done on a regular basis.


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I am a 20 yr student. I am having mouth wounds since a week? What is the cure for this?

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Thane
I believe by mouth wounds you mean to say mouth ulcers. There are multiple reasons which can cause mouth ulcers. Most common is stress. Other reasons could be vit. B deficiency or other oral conditions. Mouth ulcers generally last for almost a week and after that they heal up. So if it is almost a week then wait for 2-3 days, if your ulcers dont heal then please show it to your nearby dentist. Also if you are having recurrent problem of mouth ulcers then its best to show it to dentist as soon as possible.
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MDS
Dentist, Nellore
By using a wire brush, gently clean between brackets (under the wires) to get the plaque off. It is very necessary to keep the mouth free from plaque during the orthodontic treatment.

My teeth is getting yellow day by day. Do not know what to do. Please suggest. Thanks in advance.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
My teeth is getting yellow day by day. Do not know what to do. Please suggest. Thanks in advance.
Hi, you need to get a professional cleaning done. If that does not help then you may go for teeth whitening. Regards
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Dentafix Oral Gyaan

MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Dentafix Oral Gyaan

Maintain proper oral hygiene with brushing twice a day.

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I am 30 years old female am suffering from mouth ulcers for last 3 weeks what should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
You may be having indigestion problem Get your stool examined. Take one tablet of multivitamin daily and apply gelora or zytee gel. Consult doctor if no relief
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I have tooth pain, I think my tooth has been damaged, in this case what type of treatment should I take?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have tooth pain, I think my tooth has been damaged, in this case what type of treatment should I take?
If the cavity is deep. Kindly get an xray done. You might require a filling or root canal treatment. Or if its grossly broken. You might just have to get it removed.
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Dear Sir/ Madam, What is the diagonisis for saliva (liquid in the mouth ) and the required medicine for the same for mentally retarded human beings age more than 18 years old please With Best Regards

MDS
Dentist, Nellore
For mentally compromised individuals, the neural regulation of salivary flow is impaired. Hence, drooling is seen. Antisialagogue can be taken with prescription from a doctor.
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Sir my problem is paining of teeth. Its pain much. Please can I do root canal treatment all please tell immediately. Thanking you.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Sir my  problem is paining of teeth. Its pain much. Please can I do root canal treatment all please tell immediately....
Hi, there are various reasons for teeth pain. You need to visit to a dentist for a check-up and get some x-rays done to get exact cause and solution of your problem. Without checking you clinically we can't suggest you anything. Regards
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I am 28 years old. I have a stain type in my teeth due to smoking. Wanted to clean my teeth. How much are the expenses? Please advise.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I am 28 years old. I have a stain type in my teeth due to smoking. Wanted to clean my teeth. How much are the expense...
Hello, stains can be removed by scaling and polishing. Visit a dentist get it done. It will cost you around Rs 600- 1500/- Brush twice daily, maintain proper brushing technique, floss regularly and rinse after every meal. Visit dentist every 6 months.
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I am 18 years old male and have teeth sensitivity for last 2 months. I have uses colgate toothpaste for couple of days but haven't got any relief. What I do?

BDS
Dentist, Allahabad
I am 18 years old male and have teeth sensitivity for last 2 months. I have uses colgate toothpaste for couple of day...
Try sensitivity tooth paste like sensodyne, ra thermoseal, rr sensoform apply tooth paste on teeth for 5 min then use brush if problem persist then visit your nearby dentist.
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Healthy mouth in pregnancy

BDS, Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research
Dentist, Kolkata
Healthy mouth in pregnancy
During pregnancy gum problems get aggravated due to hormonal changes affecting a few microbes. So proper hygiene maintenance and dental check ups are a must. If any invasive procedures like extraction are needed can be done in the 2nd trimester of pregnancy under proper antibiotics which do not harm the baby.
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My teeth is paining a lot while eating plzzz give me some solution for releif from pain.

BDS
Dentist, Sangli
My teeth is paining a lot while eating plzzz give me some solution for releif from pain.
You need to get it checked from dentist for any cavities in teeth. For temporary relief of pain you can take an analgesic that best suits you.
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PDCR, BDS
Dentist, Faridabad
Do not use your teeth for doing something other than chewing food. Using them for cracking nuts, removing bottle tops or ripping open packaging can result in chipped or broken teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Motihari
OK, so you have just had a tooth removed, or are about to have this procedure. What do you need to do to give yourself the best chance of a speedy and painless recovery?
Your dentist will give you instructions on what to do at home, before you leave the surgery, following an extraction. It is important that you closely follow any tooth extraction aftercare instructions that the dentist gives you.
The advice is aimed at reducing any problems that may occur after the treatment, i.E. Giving you the best chance of an uncomplicated recovery. Pain and bleeding are the two main possible problems which need to be controlled.


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I am 23 years old male and I am having sensitivity issues in my teeth. How to remedy this problem ?

BDS
Dentist, Siliguri
I am 23 years old male and I am having sensitivity issues in my teeth. How to remedy this problem ?
1.Use antisensetive tooth paste like RA thermoseal,Sequel F,Sensodyne, etc.Apply that paste on the sensitive teeth,keep it for 10minutes and then brush off. 2.Permanent cure for sesitive tooth is to cover the particular tooth with crown(cap).As sensitivity occurs when outer layer of tooth called enamel washes away resulting in exposure of destinal part, the 2nd layer of tooth.So if we cover the entire tooth with crown,u will be permanently relieved from sestivity.For this u have to visit a dentist.
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Hello I am 16 years old. Is it possible to make my teeth shiny white as film actresses hv? If yes pls suggest some tips. I will be tremendous happy.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hello I am 16 years old. Is it possible to make my teeth shiny white as film actresses hv? If yes pls suggest some ti...
Hi lybrate-user, Here is home remedy for brighter teeth--- mix several teaspoons of baking soda with enough fresh lemon juice (or water) to make a paste. Wipe your teeth and any extra saliva off of them with a paper towel. Put a good amount of paste onto your toothbrush and apply. Leave the paste on for 1 minute, then rinse, so as to avoid the acid effecting enamel. If you are using just water you can leave it on for up to 3 minutes. For faster result you can go for teeth bleaching from dentist. You may consult me in person!
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Hi my teeth's are becoming yellow and red in colour because I use to chew pan masala so please tell me what to do exactly so that my teeth's can become white so please help me out.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Hi my teeth's are becoming yellow and red in colour because I use to chew pan masala so please tell me what to do exa...
Hi, you can go for ALL CERAMIC CROWNS or CERAMIC VENEERS to change the colour of your teeth permanently.
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Dear sir /mam, mere childhood se mouth me chaale rehte hai kabhi ye theek ho jaate hai, or kuch din baad fir ho jaate mere se properly khana bhi nhi khaya jaata. Please provide me a permanent solution.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Dear sir /mam, mere childhood se mouth me chaale rehte hai kabhi ye theek ho jaate hai, or kuch din baad fir ho jaate...
Make a powdered preparation of dried ginger root, long pepper, black pepper, and black salt in equal quantities. Have 1 teaspoon of this mixture at bedtime with lukewarm water and 2 to 3 teaspoons of psyllium husk... Treatment- 1-Take pranacharya virechan churna or triphala churna 1 tsf in warm water before sleep at night.... 2-take arogyavardhinii vati 1- tab after lunch and dinner... Diet-take 5-7 munakkas with milk...eat papaya in fruits ...avoid tea...coffee...spicy food...fermented food...junk food....avoid alcohol consumption...
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Hello, My Son is 14 months old and not a single teeth has come. What should I do is there any treatment? Please Reply.

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Gurgaon
Hello, My Son is 14 months old and not a single teeth has come. What should I do is there any treatment? Please Reply.
sometimes teething may be delayed. consult a pedodontist who can check for presence of teeth. are other miilestones delayed too?
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