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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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Hello, I 'm facing prblm of teeth .I 'm a student hostlite last 3 months I was quiet buzy with my studies. When I notice now I found it is going turning black from backside. please suggest me something.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Hello, I 'm facing prblm of teeth .I 'm a student hostlite last 3 months I was quiet buzy with my studies. When I not...
Hello, stains can be removed be scaling (cleaning) and polishing. Brush your teeth twice daily, rinse after every meal and floss regularly. Visit your dentist every six monthly.
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I have dental problem there is an gap between my teeth why this happen how to get rid of this between my age is 20 only kindly help me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have dental problem there is an gap between my teeth why this happen how to get rid of this between my age is 20 on...
We need more investigations (Model study, Full mouth & profile x-ray) & clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need fixed / removable braces. Requirements may depends on the age, complaint, duration of the treatment & affordability. Cost of cosmetic dentistry (braces) varies with dentist
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I am 30 years old male am suffering from mouth ulcers for last 3 weeks. What should I do? please help me.

Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), PG in Laser Dentistry, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Gurgaon
Usually mouth ulcers occur due to deficiency of vitamins or due to any sharp tooth or filling and infection. Take balanced diet with fruits and veggies which contains vitamins & minerals and water. As you are suffering from recurrent ulcers for that you need an oral examination by dentist. This condition is known as apthous ulcers. Pay a visit to your dentist and get a check up done. I hope that will help you.
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
Whiten your teeth, lubricate your gums and get the flossing done by conducting one easy and simple folk remedy known as oil pulling. Get that extra shine on your teeth by sloshing your mouth with coconut, sesame or sunflower oil for 15 minutes and then spitting it out.

I am suffering from halitosis since 2005. I had consulted various doctors but unfortunately it doesn't cured.

PERIODONTIST, B.D.S.
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
I am suffering from halitosis since 2005. I had consulted various doctors but unfortunately it doesn't cured.
First thing stop using mouthwash because it give you temporary freshness and hide the clinical findings if it is there in mouth. It can be oral or extra oral /systemic in origin. Oral causes - cavities, poor oral hygiene, any removable or fixed artificial teeth causing food lodgement extra oral / systemic - various diseases have their specific type of smell it comes in diabetes, liver diseases, kidney problem.
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My front teeth is getting black day by day. And I remember that in my childhood I got hurt on my teeth. So please I need your suggestion to make it normal.

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist,
My front teeth is getting black day by day. And I remember that in my childhood I got hurt on my teeth. So please I n...
This problem is because your teeth have become non vital you need to go for root canal treatment and then a crown over the teeth.
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My daughter aged 11 years, front teeths are ugly looking and cameaway, as she is a girl i need some clips for, is it the right time.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
At 12 yrs of her age go for ortho trestment .As all her permanent teeth will b there and bone and face will b developed.
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Gap in teeth can be treated or not. If possible types of remedies and advanced technology please ?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Gaps in teeth can definitely be treated depending on ur requirements,age,cost of treatment etc.Dere r many treatments like braces,direct veneers indirect veneers crowns etc.
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Tip for Healthy Gums

BDS
Dentist, Vellore
Tip for Healthy Gums
Massaging your gums daily with eucalyptus or peppermint oil in a circular motion throughout the mouth will increase the blood activation and will keep your gums healthy and safe.

How to get rid of gums pain, daily at the time of brushing bleeding takes place from my gums? please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Red, swollen gums, bleeding gums after brushing, bad breath are initial signs of gingivitis.. You need a round of professional cleaning with polishing for this, Plz dont ignore as this may lead to periodontitis..
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Please sir, give the right suggestion that I brush my teeth daily in two times but my mouth was smell and my teeth look like a yellowness. I have to use desi nuskhe.

BDS, MDS, MBA (Healthcare), FAM
Dentist, Hyderabad
Please sir, give the right suggestion that I brush my teeth daily in two times but my mouth was smell and my teeth lo...
Hi although you brush your teeth twice daily my concern is that I hope you are doing it the right way! dental plaque which forms on our teeth everyday is a biofilm and nobody can prevent that from happening. But this plaque has to be effectively cleaned or else it turns into hard deposits called tartar or calculus which can be removed only by professional cleaning! this what turns your teeth pale and discoloured and causes the mouth to smell bad! please visit a good dentist nearby and get a check up done also ask him the best methods of brushing your teeth and good oral hygiene practises! regards.
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I have a serious problem of bad breathe. It's increasing day by day. What should I do?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Scrape your tongue each morning with a tongue scraper or spoon to decrease the bacteria, fungi, and dead cells that can cause odor. Hold the tip of the tongue with gauze to pull it forward in order to clean the back of the tongue. Chew a handful of cloves, fennel seeds, or aniseeds. Their antiseptic qualities help fight halitosis-causing bacteria. Chew a piece of lemon or orange rind for a mouth- freshening burst of flavor. (Wash the rind thoroughly first.) The citric acid will stimulate the salivary glands—and fight bad breath.
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What is the reason for mouth ulcer? What is the treatment for this ulcer. I am getting pain and can swallow.

CEOR, B.D.S, P.G Dip Ortho
Dentist, Agra
There may be so many reasons for mouth ulcers. First of all check gastroeosagophageal reflux disease if any. Then check for sharp cusp of tooth around the lesion. Then may apply roadways gel on lesion to overcome the problem
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My teeth are too pale. I don't smoke, don't take beverage. Clean teeth twice a day. My age is only 20 What is the reason behind this.

BDS, Master of Hospital Administration
Dentist, Patna
My teeth are too pale. I don't smoke, don't take beverage. Clean teeth twice a day.
My age is only 20
What is the rea...
stop brushing your teeth and I think you lost your enamel by rubbing them with your muscle powered tooth brush. now go for veneers. ask the gentle technique to brush or buy an electric tooth brush.
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I am suffering from to many ulcers in mouth from childhood what I have to do to resist them.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am suffering from to many ulcers in mouth from childhood what I have to do to resist them.
Homoeopathic medicine---------------------------------- merc sol 30 (sbl) drink 1 drop direct on tongue every week at night ----------------------------- acid sulph 30 (sbl) drink 2 drops in 1spoon fressh water 3 times daily for 2 months----------------------------------- eat a diet rich in iron and vitamin-c and vitamin -b 12 and for this adopt following diet in your life style------------------------ sources of vitamin b12: 1. Vegetables: none. 2. Fruits: none. 3. Food: eggs, brown rice, fish, yogurt (dahi), milk and milk products like cheese, cow and soy milk.------------------------ sources of vitamin c: 1. Vegetables: broccoli (hari phoolgobhi), cucumber, tomato, spinach (palak), lemon (nimbu), onion (pyaaz), peas (matar), green vegetables. 2. Fruits: orange (santra), pineapple, guava, mango, apple, grapes, banana, kiwi, lychee, papaya (papita), peach (adau), pear, plum (aloo bukhara), strawberry, lime juice.------------------------------ sources of iron: 1. Vegetables: spinach, dark green leafy vegetables, lentils (daal). 2. Fruits: avocados (makhanphal), peach (adau), pear (nashpati), pumpkin (kaddu), raisin (kishmish), pomegranate (anaar). Food: eggs, fish, meat, cereals, almonds (badam), whole wheat bread, soybean-------------------- avoid frequent use of such as chocolate, coffee, peanuts, almonds, strawberries in routine diet-------------------------- report me after 2 months--------------
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BDS
Dentist,
People with TMD may experience these symptoms:
• pain in or around the ear
• headaches and neck aches
• tenderness of the jaw or jaw muscles
• jaw pain or soreness that is more prevalent in the morning or late afternoon
• jaw pain when chewing, biting or yawning
• difficulty opening and closing the mouth
• clicking or popping noises when opening the mouth
• sensitive teeth when no other dental problems can be found.
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My lower front teeth are too far behind upper front teeth .what is this problem and how can this be fixed ?

DGOI, Aesthetic , M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
My lower front teeth are too far behind upper front teeth .what is this problem and how can this be fixed ?
Hi Mr. Lybrate-user. First we need to know was it always the same or its happened lately. Considering your age orthodontic treatment is not an absolute indication. But in any case if your guns and bine are fine it could be considered. If cosmetic is not an issue for you for. Short while. In any case visit your dentist for alternate solutions
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Bleaching for Extra White Teeth

BDS
Dentist,
Bleaching for Extra White Teeth

The smile is the first thing we notice about a person, and more than anything else, it reveals the teeth first. We all yearn for that set of perfectly aligned teeth that are pearly white in color. However, this is not a reality in all people.

Due to various reasons, the teeth are not always bright and white. In some cases, the high fluoride content in the water can lead to fluorosis, which causes irregular patches on the teeth. Chewing tobacco and smoking are another reason for teeth discoloration, ranging from yellow to brown to black. The most inevitable of all reasons is ageing, where they naturally change to a darker shade of yellow. However, dental technology has also improved to come up with various solutions, so that the dream for that set of pearly whites can be made a reality.

Bleaching is by far the most commonly used method for teeth whitening. The tooth has an outer layer called enamel, a next layer called dentin, and a final inner layer called the pulp. The enamel contains organic particles that give the tooth its color, and the bleach material attacks these organic particles and thereby removes the stains.

It is always advisable to use tooth bleaching under the supervision of a dentist. A thorough examination and diagnosis is required before deciding on one of the two modes of bleaching.

  1. In-office bleaching: This involves use of whitening gels that are not available over the counter. The gel is applied on the discolored portions of the teeth to leave a whiter tooth behind after the stipulated time.
  2. Home bleaching: In cases where more regular application is desired, the patient is given a kit which has customized trays and the whitening gel. The patient is educated on a schedule including how and when to apply the gel and instructions for this application.

In addition, for minor discolorations, there are other options as below:

  1. Whitening strips: These strips are similar to adhesive bandage and contain the bleaching agent. They are applied onto the tooth and left for usually about 30 minutes to take effect.
  2. Brush-on whitening: These gels are applied directly on the tooth and left for a while or overnight if required.
  3. Whitening chewing gum: For the chewing gum lovers, this could be an option. These chewing gums are similar to any chewing gum but include bleaching agents.

Side effects: Sensitivity and gum irritation are the two common side effects of bleaching. This could be either from the chemical or the trays that are used. The need to repeat the treatment again is another shortcoming. Repeated visits to the dentist may be needed once or twice a year to maintain the pearly white smile!

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I'm 22 years old male and I'm feeling too much sweetness kind of pain to my 2nd molar and I'm feeling very much difficult to eat pls help.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I'm 22 years old male and I'm feeling too much sweetness kind of pain to my 2nd molar and I'm feeling very much diffi...
Your symptoms indicate there is a deep cavity in the tooth. The decay will have to be removed. Following this, if the pulp (nerve) of the tooth is exposed, a root canal will have to be done to save the tooth. If not ,a filling will be sufficient.
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