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Dr. Akhil A. Shankar

BDS, MDS

Dentist, Mumbai

11 Years Experience
Dr. Akhil A. Shankar BDS, MDS Dentist, Mumbai
11 Years Experience
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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. Akhil A. Shankar is a renowned Dentist in August Kranti Maidan, Mumbai. He has had many happy patients in his 11 years of journey as a Dentist. He has completed BDS, MDS . You can visit him at VISTAA Dental in August Kranti Maidan, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Akhil A. Shankar on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Yerala Medical Trust Research Centres Dental College Hospital, - 2006
MDS - M. A. Rangoonwala College of Dental Sciences, - 2010
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Hindi
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Indian Dental Association
Indian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologist
Society of Oral Laser Applications
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Indian Association of Forensic Odontology (IAFO)

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I am suffering since very long from ulcer in my mouth and do not why but when every I came home it gone be happen every time it daily appear around my toung so what should I do.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I am suffering since very long from ulcer in my mouth and do not why but when every I came home it gone be happen eve...
Mouth ulcer is most commonly caused by poor diet, nutritional deficiency, constipation or excessive stress. You need to start taking multi vitamins. Avoid junk food avoid excessive stress. Avoid too hot and spicy food.
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Please tell me the treatment? my mother's teeth are getting attrited, all the teeth are attrited, what is the solution to prevent this - I am worried if this attrition increases day by day, her teeth will become a disaster for eating, she sometimes suffer with headache, is there any link between attrition & headache, I mean joint problem link? which specialist I should consult? Dentists please response asap.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Please tell me the treatment?
my mother's teeth are getting attrited, all the teeth are attrited, what is the solutio...
Attrition of teeth is a natural process with time and the surface gets attrition slowly and become sensitive. And can cause sensitivity in teeth and mild headache due to temporo mandibular joint pain. Please visit a prosthodontist he will examine her and advise you accordingly.
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Hi doctor, I am having a black mark under my teeth I don't have any habit of using tobacco or any other. But still there is a black or brown stains in my teeth. I tried changing the brush and tooth paste but nothing worked out so please help me to rectify this problem. Thank you!

BDS, PG diploma In Smile Designing and Esthectics
Dentist, Thane
The black marks may b due two reasons largely. Either due to prolonged use of chlorhexidine mouthwashes or bacterial stains which is due to inherent colour of residual bacteria in ur mouth. Stop mouthwash if u r using ny or get scaling and polishing done to get rid of the stains
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I am 62 yrs old and a diabetic & heart patient, I just want to know from a dentist that can a gap between two front upper teeth be filled, as now when I speak sp. C or s it comes with a hissing sound, please advise and approx cost. Regards.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 62 yrs old and a diabetic & heart patient, I just want to know from a dentist that can a gap between two front u...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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.
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I have yellow teeth but I do many things to remove yellowness from my teeth but yellowness is not removed I have thinking my teeth have calcium problem.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I have yellow teeth but I do many things to remove yellowness from my teeth but yellowness is not removed I have thin...
Many reasons might be there for yellow teeth like because of flourosis or due to the thin enamel thickness or because of our food habits like drinking lot of tea. Drinks. Or drugs etc. And also because of wrong brushing technique. We can only say exactly when we have an access of your teeth we have various treatments in dentistry to make teeth whiter. You can go for cleaning or bleaching in a dental clinic.
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BDS
Dentist, Panchkula
Eating foods like apples, pears, carrots or celery can help in preventing discoloration as they trigger tooth-bathing saliva which helps in keeping the teeth whiter.
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Bad breath smells really bad. Help me find a permanent cure to that?

BDS
Dentist,
A) cleaning of teeth is d first thing to b done b) kindly use any mouthwash c) rinse your mouth after every meal d) brush twice daily regards.
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My wife has a blister on her tongue. It have been causing from last 2 months continuously. What are the symptoms of this?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
You wish to know symptom or tt symptom is pain which you already know as she is having that and visible blisters if you want know tt for mouth ulcers you may take a cap bnc daily, suck on tab bifilac twice daily, local application of metroggyl gel, add fibre to your diet, green veg, banana r rich sources, take two helpful spoons of isabagol husk at night with water, milk or curd, drink plenty of water. Stress, hurry, worry predispose you to this, ladies may experience this more during periods.
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My cousin has just got a tooth removal what should he opt for bridge or an implant?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My cousin has just got a tooth removal what should he opt for bridge or an implant?
Implant can be placed only when there is good bone density and good healing process in your body,needs proper investigations before the treatment.But bridge can be placed if the tooth is strong in its place itself.And implant is costlier than bridge.Benefit of implant is-it donot involves the adjacent tooth.Both has its own pros and cons.Prognosis of both depends upon your case study.Kindly consult me in person.
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I want to know about why the yellowish colour is back side of teeth. How does it clean. ?

BDS
Dentist, Jabalpur
I want to know about why the yellowish colour is back side of teeth. How does it clean. ?
Yellowish colour on the back side of your teeth are basically stains and calculus present on your teeth. They r present more on inner surface of tooth. You require scaling by a dentist.
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I see a lot of dentists when I want to book an appointment, how do I know which is the best? some say bds, some mds, some just dentist, not sure which dentist to approach.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I see a lot of dentists when I want to book an appointment, how do I know which is the best? some say bds, some mds, ...
Bds means a dentist & mds is masters is dentistry, graduated with specialization. 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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What is the treatment of leukoplakia in homeopath.

BHMS
Homeopath,
What is the treatment of leukoplakia in homeopath.
Hi leukoplakia can be very well treated with homoeopathy and as seen you are suffering from it since 1 year, so the concern is to get treated as soon as possible
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Best treatment option for young patients who have lost their teeth is dental implants

Advanced implant surgical mastership, MDS Prosthodontics, Implantologist, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), BDS
Dentist, Udupi
Best treatment option for young patients who have lost their teeth is dental implants
Best treatment option for young patients who have lost their teeth is dental implants.
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Hi sir, my mother have rasoli problem inside first molars . So please suggest me how it can be cured she is also sugar patient.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi. If by rasoli you mean tumour then suggest you to please visit an oncologist as soon as possible.
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Sir, I have done a composite filling in my tooth but after 8 months there is alot of pain either I eat hot or cold eatables. Degree of pain such that even when I suck air. And it goes on to the tooth pain happen. Please guide me. Thanks.

BDS,FAGE
Dentist, Surat
If the pain is severe then better to go for an x ray, pain is b/c of pulp is exposed or cavity has reached to pulp, pulp has exposed then you will have to go for root canal treatment.
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I'm a 16 year old boy and I'm having some problems while drinking soft drinks lately I am not able to drink and whenever I drink it my teeth starts to give pain nd my lest jaw swells wjat should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
I'm a 16 year old boy and I'm having some problems while drinking soft drinks lately I am not able to drink and whene...
This could b either due to sensitivity due to loss of enamel surface or due to decay of tooth. Tooth decay can b treated by filling of tooth or by rct n capping of the decay is deep. Sensitivity can b reduced by using desensitizing toothpaste such as senquelf or sensodyne toothpaste by rubbing some amount of toothpaste onto your tooth surface n wait till 5 mins before rinsing it off. Get your teeth evaluated by dentist to know the cause of your problem n get treated accordingly. Regsrds.
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I have too much cavity in my back side tooth, give me a solution?

BDS
Dentist,
I have too much cavity in my back side tooth, give me a solution?
If you already have cavities then go to a dentist & get it filled. Simple steps for better oral health: brush your teeth twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste, change your toothbrush regularly, avoid sugary snacks between meals, clean between the teeth using floss and inter dental brushes.
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Due to chewing of gutkha tobacco since 2 years my mouth is unable to open and lips became black. Please suggest.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
It is a statistically proven fact that smokers and other tobacco users are more likely to develop disease, suffer miserably later in life and die earlier than are people who dont use tobacco. I have experience in successfully making people quit smoking through a customized smoking cessation program which includes counseling medications and support do reply back for medication prescriptions. Being also a general physician and registered dietitian, I prescribe both evidence based herbal as well as allopathic medicines complementing with dietary guidelines and home remedies carefully personalized for each individual patient.
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Sir, my rootcanal complete before 6 month but in this is small hole, now in want cap on teeth pls guide me this is correct or not & how may rs spend in this process?

BDS
Dentist, Dibrugarh
You would have gone through capping of the tooth at that time only.You can go for capping now also . Before that you should go for restoration of that cavity (hole) which is done after RCT. Make sure the RCT is in good condition. By xray you can get it checked. And cap rates vary according to material of cap.
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