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Dr. Shanti

MDS - Periodontics

Dentist, Mangalore

17 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
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Dr. Shanti MDS - Periodontics Dentist, Mangalore
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Shanti is an experienced Dentist in Urva, Mangalore. She has helped numerous patients in her 17 years of experience as a Dentist. She is a MDS - Periodontics. You can meet Dr. Shanti personally at Kiran Dental Clinic in Urva, Mangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Shanti on Lybrate.com.

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MDS - Periodontics - Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore - 2000
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99% of the plaque can be removed by the use of waterjets along with daily brushing.

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Everyday I will brush my teeth but it will turn into yellow I Do not understand why and I had an habit of smoking because of this will there be any effect to teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Everyday I will brush my teeth but it will turn into yellow I Do not understand why and I had an habit of smoking bec...
Only brushing can not save you. You will have to go for scaling by a dentist and get your stains removed. If after that stains still remain, you can go for bleaching.
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BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Gargling with 8 ounces of lukewarm water with one teaspoonful of salt dissolved in it, if one is suffering from pain or softness during the orthodontic treatment proves to be very effective. Swishing this mixture around the mouth and then spitting it out will dull the pain and provide relief to the patient.

My mother recently got dentures a week ago. (Artificial teeth). She complains of pain while eating. Is it normal.

Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
My mother recently got dentures a week ago. (Artificial teeth). She complains of pain while eating. Is it normal.
If there is any sharp points in the denture that is impinging on the gums and causing problem then you need to go the dentist and he will make the surface smooth. It will hardly take 10mins. But for new denture users it will always take time to adapt to it. Initially you will hav difficulties but gradually you will become habituated. Thank you.
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I am 27 year old maine 25 days around apna teeth niklwaya tha after sometime mere ear back head n Neck mae pain rhna lg gya not continuously but every day kbhi kbhi ho jada h sir please guide me what should I do?

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
I am 27 year old maine 25 days around apna teeth niklwaya tha after sometime mere ear back head n
Neck mae pain rhna ...
It is because of the nerve affection as all these part have the same nerve supply. You may take homoeopathic medicine Mezereum 30 tds for 1 day. Report after 3 days. It is better to take any medicine with proper consultation.
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Dear Sir/ madam I am married couple. When I am doing foreplay then smelling comes from my partner's mouth who is very bad. So please suggest me a mouth freshener spray who is better for us during the foreplay and there is no side effect.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
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I am married couple. When I am doing foreplay then smelling comes from my partner's mouth who is very...
Get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night use betadine mouth wash drink plenty of water.
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I have light pain in the lower right last teeth. I have seen a black hole in the mid. please advice medicines.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
I have light pain in the lower right last teeth. I have seen a black hole in the mid. please advice medicines.
If it's carries and have progressed deeper then the removal of teeth is required but can only be decided by a dentist. Till then you may try taking homeopathic medicine Heklalava 6c TDs.
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I used to eat gutka and my teeth have become red. How can I make them white again.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I used to eat gutka and my teeth have become red. How can I make them white again.
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. Crunchy food and vegetables such as apples and carrots rub away stubborn stains. The flesh of the pear helps neutralize the acid in your mouth that causes decay. Strawberries, particularly when ripe, have a high concentration of malic acid, which can be used as a natural exfoliant to clean the surface of the teeth. Plus, they contain Vitamin C, which is necessary for keeping your gums healthy. Cucumbers are a good source of fiber for gums and helps remove sugar and chemical debris from the teeth. Sugarless gum has Xylitol, which is known to reduce tooth decay. Cheese after dinner as it contains casein, a protein in milk that has been shown to reduce the loss of tooth enamel.
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My saliva has a persistent foul smell even after brushing twice daily and regular use of mouthwash. Have recently fine scaling. Still have bad breath. Please help.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My saliva has a persistent foul smell even after brushing twice daily and regular use of mouthwash. Have recently fin...
- 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 have plaque on my teeth, I brush twice but this plaque remains after brush. Please suggest any treatment.

BDS
Dentist, Mohali
I have plaque on my teeth, I brush twice but this plaque remains after brush. Please suggest any treatment.
That's calcified plaque also called as calculus in medical terms. Calculus cannot be cleaned by tooth brush. It needs professional cleaning (complete ultrasonic scaling) to be done for removal.
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Hello doctor my aunty is 44 year old she got teeth ache back 10 days bi medicine also it dint cure it spread another teeth so dentist told may have diabetes test sugar and come so she had test fbs is 180 please let me know any solution. Whether there is any ayurvedic medicine to cure that please doctor lt me know urgently.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Hello doctor my aunty is 44 year old she got teeth ache back 10 days bi medicine also it dint cure it spread another ...
Get scaling polishing done by a dentist if cavity filling will b required with or without rct the sugar is not there if it's pp but if fasting diet has to b regulated consult a endocrinologist or diabetologist.
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About The Root Canal Treatment

Certified Implantologist, Aesthetic , BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
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Hello, everybody, I am Dr Priyanka Puri. I am an Implantologist and a cosmetic/ aesthetic specialist. I have been practising for the past 12 years now. Today we are here to discuss some common topics which everybody faces in dental. First, I would like to talk about the root canal.
A root canal is a simple procedure. Basically, in a root canal procedure, we make the tooth non-vital and in the procedure basically, there is 2-3 part of the procedure.

  • The first part involves the opening of the tooth.
  • The second part involves cleaning of the tooth nerves and the third part involves filling it with an artificial material which is bio compatible with the tooth structure and facing a cap over it for strengthening it.

And now, with latest technologies, a root canal can be done in single sitting also. When it is single sitting, the important part of single sitting is that your bone should not have any abscess or any pus discharge there. If it all it is there, then you will not probably want to finish it in a single sitting. And apart from that, the patient fears like how long the tooth will be there, how long the treatment will last for me and all those things. If you take good care of your root canal and if you maintain it well, the tooth is going to last you lifelong.

There is no issue that a patient should be facing with a root canal and then you are on your antibiotics and pain killers while you are going for a root canal procedure.

There are some symptoms which are very specific for a root canal like recurrent pain in mouth while eating, while not eating, while sleeping having shooting pain. Lot of pain while eating hot food or hard food probably that side will not be functional for the patient. So, all these symptoms also guide to a large extent that a patient is requiring or a tooth is requiring a root canal treatment.

A simple cavity is very different from a root canal with the symptoms itself. A simple cavity would not have all these symptoms aligned with it and root canal would be having these symptoms aligned with it. So, I should request all the people that you should be aware of the dental hygiene and in your mouth, if you see some cavities starting up, you should always get the preventive treatment done.

You should not wait for the decay to convert it to a root canal. Because then the tooth will be non-vital and will not help you with the preventive treatment.

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I am 28 years old. I underwent Tongue tie release surgery 3 days ago. It has not recovered yet. I still have pain when I move my tongue. Pain is at the place where the surgery was performed (lower art of tongue). How long does it take to recover fully? I am also getting mild fever because of pain I guess. Please suggest.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Not to worry it takes about five to seven days to fully recover you may rinse with warm salt water n use a mouth wash after every intake.
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On my left side wisdom teeth is coming. I am getting pain on my left side of jaw and head. What should I do for treating pain.

BDS
Dentist,
On my left side wisdom teeth is coming. I am getting pain on my left side of jaw and head. What should I do for treat...
Hi lybrate-user. First of all as a home remedy you can use luke warm saline rinses 3 to 4 times a day. Use a benzocaine gel and apply it over the affected side gums so tha you could eat. Lastly the reason for oain during erruption can be a lack of space in your jaw baone for the erruoting tooth. So I wud advice you to visit your dentist for a clinical examinal and have a radiograph of the affected tooh so that he could give you a more clear insight of the problem. At most you wuld have to get it extracted bt it is the last resort. So dnt worry. Pls avoid pain killers for the same until the oain is unbearable. Regards.
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I have a gum problem. Blood is coming from the gums when I brushed or when I touched it please tell me a solution.

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Jodhpur
I have a gum problem. Blood is coming from the gums when I brushed or when I touched it please tell me a solution.
Change your brush to super soft one and start using a good mouthwash and if possible please visit a dentist for cleaning of your teeth this will solve your problem.
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I have ulcers in my mouth as I feel in my stomach also. What should I take to cure. Thanks.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Eat lot of fruits & green leafy vegetables & drink plenty of water. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need coronoplasty (smoothen teeth edges) along with t. Rebagen 10, morning one tab & one at night for 5 days, c. Becosules 5 cap, for five days in the morning after meals. Hexigel ointment on the area of ulcer. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. 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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Sir I have the same problem with my teeth giving bad Snell in the evening mostly I approached a dentist teeth cleaned medicines given is it enough please suggest me.

BDS
Dentist, Mohali
Sir I have the same problem with my teeth giving bad Snell in the evening mostly I approached a dentist teeth cleaned...
Make sure that mouthwash is prescribed after cleaning. Rest you have to wait for few days to see the results.
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I have pain on my tooth on the right corner of upper jaw, since 4 days. I need to know why is this happening. I didn't have cavities.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I have pain on my tooth on the right corner of upper jaw, since 4 days. I need to know why is this happening. I didn'...
Pain can happens because of various reasons like cavity, gum disease, dentine exposure etc. You should go for proper investigation to rule out the cause and to decide the treatment accordingly. You can take ketorol dt 2 tabs dissolved in half cup of water for temporary relief.
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I have got bubble type on my bottom lip from inside mouth its there from one month how to recover from it.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
You might be suffering from mucocele. It occurs due to trauma to minor salivary gland can you share an image of the lesion to confirm the diagnosis.
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Hi I am severe pain in molar teeth, its out of canal what I do? I cant bear its pain.

BDS
Dentist, Pune
See a dentist immediately. He may prescribe you the painkillers and antibiotics in required. Check for the cause of pain and treat accordingly. It might go for root canal or may be extraction if the tooth is beyond reparable condition.
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