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Dr. Shanti

MDS - Periodontics

Dentist, Mangalore

17 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
Dr. Shanti MDS - Periodontics Dentist, Mangalore
17 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
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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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BDS
Dentist, Thane
QUICK FACTS ABOUT ROOT CANAL TREATMENT(RCT)
You may need RCT if you have:
1. Throbbing Pain which increases particularly after lying down.
2. Pain when eating/chewing from concerned tooth
3. Extreme Sensitivity to Hot /cold food.
4. Deep cavity which has been ignored for a long time
5. Injury to the face/ jaw in accident cases
6. Colour change/ darkening of the tooth
7. Pus discharge / swelling in the nearby gum region.

Me din me 2 bar brush krta hu fir me mere teeth yellow hote jaa rahe me na supari na tobaco ye sab kuch b nhi khata.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Me din me 2 bar brush krta hu fir me mere teeth yellow hote jaa rahe me na supari na tobaco ye sab kuch b nhi khata.
Hello, yellow teeth could be because of deposits on your teeth or food lodged in your teeth. Visit a dentist get your scaling and polishing done. Brush twice daily, maintain proper brushing technique, floss regularly and rinse after every meal. Visit your dentist every 6 months.
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I had swallowed artificial tooth by mistake I t is sticked in Thorat where I have to goo to check up.

BDS, Basic Life Support (B.L.S)
Dentist, Pune
I had swallowed artificial tooth by mistake I t is sticked in Thorat where I have to goo to check up.
Any hospital emergency dept. In all likelihood it will not be stuck but you must have already swallowed it. No need to worry. In that case.
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My tooth is paining while sleeping and no cavity is there in my tooth then why is it paining?

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
My tooth is paining while sleeping and no cavity is there in my tooth then why is it paining?
Other than cavities tooth pain can also b due to gum prob, past trauma, fracture etc. Visit a dentist to knw the exact cause n get treated accordingly.
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My wife is 30 years old and 58 kg in weight. Mostly she has problem in her teeth. And having pain in right side lower jaw. She already have uprooted two jaws. She has tried root canal also but not successful. Kindly suggest some solutions. Thanks. Nawab.

BHMS
Homeopath, Greater Noida
My wife is 30 years old and 58 kg in weight. Mostly she has problem in her teeth. And having pain in right side lower...
U have to take proper and regular treatment in homoeopathy u will definitely get benefited. Some medicine as hecla lava 200 and calc carb 30 has good result in such cases and tell ur proper case history as how and when it started whether it is running in your family or u have any addiction or any other disease and avoid cold and hot beverages and sour things
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What will happen if not repaired a loosen teeth for a long period more than one year.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
What will happen if not repaired a loosen teeth for a long period more than one year.
Loose tooth would fall. If it's moving vigorously get it removed. If it's moving slightly it can be splinted adjacent teeth.
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Daily Habits That Have Been Damaging Your Teeth!

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Daily Habits That Have Been Damaging Your Teeth!

Using tooth picks

The worst habit you could possibly have when you have food lodgement in the mouth is using a tooth pick to get rid of it. We often try and use this as an acceptable habit even socially but few things are grosser than watching people pick out food bits after meals. If you have a cavity get it fixed. We have numerous cases where the toothpicks have either injured the gums and caused a larger infection or even worse broken in the cavity and triggered of even more pain. So stay safe from dental emergencies do not use tooth picks! while it's important to prevent food lodgement in the mouth and keep your mouth clean use things like brushes interdental brushes and floss sticks or dentists to help you do the same without harming you!

Using a hard or medium brush.

The oldest myth we have seen is brushing your teeth with a hard or medium brush. Please terminate this habit right away ensure you switch to a soft brush at the earliest.

We do not need more teeth ruined or worn off due to overzealous brushing. We see cases with the entire left side worn down and sensitive and I can tell the person is a right handed vigorous brusher. The softer the brush the better it bends and cleans between teeth as well. The gums also recede due to repeated trauma from the hard bristles so save your mouth from these constant attacks in the name of cleaning.

Scrubbing your teeth

The same principle applies when you switch from a hard to soft or extra soft brush don't apply so much pressure that the teeth and gums are still braving the injury.

You need to brush gently as though cleaning glass the force being minimum the reach and coverage being maximum!

So scrubbing is a habit we need to stop.

Not brushing at night

One of the best things we can do to avoid the dentist or any dental troubles is brushing at night. When it comes to cleaning your teeth frequency matters more than force. Ensuring you clean every 12 hours makes bacterial attacks that cause decay inactive so whenever we skip brushing at night we may not realise but it's definitely costing us.

Popping painkillers

The first sign of dental pain and we instinctively choose to ignore it hoping it will go away and if it doesn't we want to go ahead and pop a painkiller till it does. Masking the problem will actually make it bigger -while we all know this we prefer to accept the instant relief the medication provides over the tedious dental visit that may end with bad news. But imagine if we had gone at the very first sign of trouble most likely we would get away with a dental cleaning -the later we go the more often we need to go for extensive treatments.

Let's try and muster the courage to nip these problems in the bud -a habit to develop show up at the very first sign of trouble.

Do it yourself dentistry (diy) at home

We have all been our own dentists at some point!

From self medication to oral applications and home remedies when all else fails we make an appointment.

A few things are harmful and should be used with care when attempting our own dental care.

We recommend mild things like oral rinses or applications which relieve pain but do not use aspirin or any other pain killer to crush and put in the site, that can cause burns.

Also clove oil is a safe remedy but not cloves which can be sharp and hurt your cheek.

Do not try to remove shaking teeth or attempt any procedures the bleeding can be profuse and the damage severe.

In case of trauma ice to freeze the blows and water to clean the wound will work best.

In the age of technology and information let's not fall prey to easily avoidable dental habits that harm you more than they help you.

Write to us or call us at 9209200024 if you have any queries.

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I am 21 year old student suffering from cross bite. Means my upper jaw and lower jaw is not aligned. Doctor told me lower jaw surgery. Can you tell how much it will be cost.

MDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I am 21 year old student suffering from cross bite. Means my upper jaw and lower jaw is not aligned. Doctor told me l...
You will need surgery for either one or both jaws depending on how complex it is. Surgery alone may not sort out the issue as the teeth will also need braces to correct the position before or after surgery for correct treatment. Cost depends on the doctor, hospital and equipment /plates screws used. A private consultation would be appropriate for this. X rays need to be seen.
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My upper teeth were white but my lower teeth were little yellowish on the inner side ,how can I change my teeth white and clean. Please help.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My upper teeth were white but my lower teeth were little yellowish on the inner side ,how can I change my teeth white...
The simplest method of removing minor surface stains is polishing, or micro-abrasion if staining is more intrinsic. Provided that your discolouration is not due to inadequate enamel exposing the dentin, tooth whitening (bleaching) is often the most effective treatment for yellow stained teeth. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply snowdent paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min. Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results.
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How to clean the yellowness of teeth quickly my lower teeth get yellowed and even by brushing it did not fix. What to do?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
How to clean the yellowness of teeth quickly my lower teeth get yellowed and even by brushing it did not fix. What to...
Hi yellow stains can be due to some reasons like improper brushing, acidic food, tobacco, gutka, pan, alcohol and smoking. Quit these habits if you have because they can also cause some serious problems like cancer, submucous fibrosis and leukoplakia. Go for cleaning and bleaching done.
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How can I whiten teeth please give me suggestion and how to reduce sensitivity of teeth I want some suggestion.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
How can I whiten teeth please give me suggestion and how to reduce sensitivity of teeth I want some suggestion.
Afiq You want to whiten your teeth use colgate whitening tooth paste visit dental surgeon for scaling and polishing of teeth go for bleaching if essential . maintain good oral hygiene with listerine mouthwash.
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I have tongue ucler. And its viral infection. please suggest me which medicine I take.

Dentist, Thane
Ulceration mean you are eating hot and spicy food or you have very sharp edges of the teeth (check with dentist), for ulcer stop eating spicy food.
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I'm 25 years old male I have fuly pain inside the mouth not teeth since 2 weeks and some tym a my lips are dry why this problem cum and wt should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I'm 25 years old male I have fuly pain inside the mouth not teeth since 2 weeks and some tym a my lips are dry why th...
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning, root canal treatment & capping. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash.
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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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I have ulcer in my mouth please suggest me home remedies to cure the same I was taking ghee but no cure the same.

BDS, MDS oral medicine
Dentist, Thrissur
I have ulcer in my mouth please suggest me home remedies to cure the same I was taking ghee but no cure the same.
Visit a dentist diagnose your ulcers. If you have a systemic disease treating it can cure your ulcers. Increase green coloured vegetables, fruits it can help you. Reducing stress by practising yoga may help you. I suggest you to visit a dentist get proper diagnose donot worry ulcers are treatable.
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Sometimes I do feel blood in my throat when I wakeup in the morning. When I spit, it doesn't show much much reddish. A very light reddish saliva came today and once only. When I spit again nothing comes up in saliva. What could be the reason for it. Pls suggest.

DORL, MBBS
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Faridabad
Sometimes I do feel blood in my throat when I wakeup in the morning. When I spit, it doesn't show much much reddish. ...
This is due to lack of hydration inyour diet, start taking less spicy and less salty food, take fresh fruits, shakes, juices, iron rich diet, honey, no salt water gargling, this will subside your symptoms.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Professional clean up of your teeth every 6 months helps in keeping your gums free of diseases which in turn is good for your heart too.

Why tongue is so rough and starchy? What they indicate about health? What symptoms it indicates?

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), MBBS
General Physician, Bangalore
Why tongue is so rough and starchy? What they indicate about health? What symptoms it indicates?
Sir, Your Tongue problem, require daily tongue cleaning. If the tongue cannot be cleaned, you need medical treatment You need to take plenty of fruits, dry fruits and vegetables. Get back to me for further advice, if the tongue coating cannot be cleaned.
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Dear sir/mam I am 21 years old male. I am suffered by pyria from last 2 month. What should I do?

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Dear sir/mam I am 21 years old male. I am suffered by pyria from last 2 month. What should I do?
Go to a dentist for thorough check up and x ray. By this we can plan for your treatment. Mostly you have to go for scaling and polishing first. If required you can go ahead with periodontal therapy
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