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Dr. Akhil A. Shankar

MDS, BDS

Dentist, Mumbai

11 Years Experience
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Dr. Akhil A. Shankar MDS, BDS Dentist, Mumbai
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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 MDS, BDS . 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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Education
MDS - M. A. Rangoonwala College of Dental Sciences, - 2010
BDS - Yerala Medical Trust Research Centres Dental College Hospital, - 2006
Languages spoken
English
Hindi
Professional Memberships
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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Hii I am 22 years old I am suffering from mouth ulcers can I eat honey and dates or not weather it is heat for body or not.

BDS
Dentist, Kapurthala
Hii I am 22 years old I am suffering from mouth ulcers can I eat honey and dates or not weather it is heat for body o...
Dear user, you should not eat any food which leads to more heat production in your body like dates,dry fruits etc till you get rid of ulcers. You should only take soft foods and cool them before eating.Consume more of water daily.Take vitamin b complex tablet daily and do not consume fried and spicy food.
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BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Even after the rct is complete, patients must visit their endodontists or dentists to get the proper restorative work completed on the tooth.

I have one teeth which came out just above another teeth and in an accident a small portion of the teeth is broken. I want to set my teeth in a good way without using clips and i want to fill up the space that is broken. Can there is any possibilty of solving to my problems

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Yes there is very good treatment for u , the broken tooth can be cosmetically corrected if its not involving with the pulp and setting of ur teeth is better through clips coz ur at very young age rest u visit ur dentist do that what convenient treatment is possible is done.
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I am suffering from suffocation when ever I am traveling, and also when my mouth become dry. How could I get out of it.

PG Hom, London, BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
Hello , if you are feeling suffocated while traveling via air, then it is normal. However if you are feeling like that all the time, you will have to get you'pulmonary functions' tested.
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Hi! My daughter is 12 and she asks for braces for correcting her teeth line, which I agree to. What age is apt for getting this done? Need to know the basic difference between retainers and braces. Thanx a lot in advance!

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Kolar
Yes good question. Orthodontic treatment starts from 9 years were we do any growth modulations procedures and between 12 to 13 year is write time because all permaments teeths will be in oral cavity. Retainers are only given after completion of the treatment to retain the corrections achieved following the course of treatment. And braces are brackets which we put during treatment.
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I have teeth problem From childhood one teeth is slightly behind from other teeth. What can I do?

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I have teeth problem From childhood one teeth is slightly behind from other teeth.
What can I do?
Hello lybrate-user. For your teeth you have get orthodontic treatment done (braces) to get your teeth alligned.
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BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Nail biting harms your teeth.
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My teeth bleeding everyday and every time not stop. I used sensodine toothpaste but problem same. Pleas help me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth bleeding everyday and every time not stop. I used sensodine toothpaste but problem same. Pleas help me.
- use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - rinse with salt water or hydrogen peroxide to keep the area clean. Avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth. - stay away from smoking and other tobacco products, which can aggravate bleeding gums. - eat a balanced diet and limit snacking between meals. Carbohydrates and sugars feed dental plaque. - try an oral irrigation device, commonly known as a" water pick, to clear debris from around the gum line. - you may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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Sir since 1 month I am not felling well because there is problem in my teeth I didn't take any sensitive things so I just want to clear my problem.

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Visakhapatnam
Sir since 1 month I am not felling well because there is problem in my teeth I didn't take any sensitive things so I ...
You might have lost a part of enamel layer (outer layer of tooth) due to decay or some other reason. So you need to visit a nearby dentist and get it restored.
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My son Evan is 3 and 8 month old. Night time he is suffering tooth pain from one month. I consulted one Doctor she told the vein death happened and infection is there the only possible way is root canal. Any other solution? We are not preferring root canal and plucking pls give a suggestion.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
My son Evan is 3 and 8 month old. Night time he is suffering tooth pain from one month. I consulted one Doctor she to...
Your son is suffering from extensive tooth decay n requires rct or removal of that tooth not just for stability n space maintaince for permanent tooth but also to prevent spread of infection from dead nerve to the growing permanent tooth below it. Medicines cannot heal the extensive damage n he needs rct for saving that tooth n preventing other dental probs in future. Worry not n go ahead with the rct. Regards.
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He has bleeding in his mouth when he gets excited or has emotional troubles. What should we do?

Certified Implantologist, MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
He has bleeding in his mouth when he gets excited or has emotional troubles. What should we do?
Dear lybrate-user, the symptoms which you have described relate to gum disease in which there are calculus, tartar, plaque deposits on the teeth and the gums become weak and swollen. There is also bleeding from the gums and foul smell from the mouth. The teeth become loose this maybe what is commonly known as pyorrhoea. You need to consult a qualified dentist and get your teeth cleaned and the gums treated.
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How can I care about my gum in winter its bleeding and I fill vary week to please help me.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
How can I care about my gum in winter its bleeding and I fill vary week to please help me.
Please go dental checkup get your teeth cleaned after go for an dental x-ray then based on if required then gum surgery done for tightening of the gums.
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Sir. I have a ucler in my mouth. On the inner side of upper lip. What should I do for this?

PGFCP, PGDEMS, Bachelor Of Ayurvedic Medicine And Surgery
Ayurveda, Satara
Sir. I have a ucler in my mouth. On the inner side of upper lip. What should I do for this?
Previous Answer: dear lybrate user.....apply mixture of honey and ghee on mouth ulcers...2) take juice of coriander leaves, two times in a day...3) avoid coffee and tea...4) avoid late night sleeping...thanks
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The techniques of flossing

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
The techniques of flossing
Follow these right techniques of flossing.
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I have a teeth problem and its infected. My mouth stinks too much nowadays. Is the problem with teeth or liver. Suggest me some medics for my not stinking?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have a teeth problem and its infected. My mouth stinks too much nowadays. Is the problem with teeth or liver. Sugge...
Brush teeth twice a day. Floss daily. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. Brush or scrape your tongue. Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. Consult a physician too. Adv. cleaning, filling of all tooth cavities to avoid food stagnation that eventually cause a foul smell.
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I am suffering from tooth sensitivity receding gums exposing tooth dentin visible in front lower incisors. * Teeth looks a little transparent and cracked but otherwise normally strong. * Mouth feels dry. * Mild burning sensation throughout the jaw and gums. 5 years back I had accidental cigarette butt/ash ingestion (nicotine poisoning. I had these symptoms since then. Is nicotine poisoning responsible? I do had aggressive brushing habit or is it because of that? What kind of treatment will be required.

MDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I am suffering from tooth sensitivity receding gums exposing tooth dentin visible in front lower incisors.
* Teeth lo...
Dear, from what little information I could gather from your letter it looks like the recession of your gums and sensitivity are both related to your aggressive brushing habit. Excessive force applied during brushing causes abnormal wear of the insulating layer of teeth called enamel, as a result the underlying sensitive layer called dentin gets exposed. Recession of gums due to wrong brushing causes a tissue on root surface of teeth called cementum to be exposed & this is another common cause of sensitivity. I would recommend correcting your brushing technique, using a soft bristled brush with desensitizing paste and avoiding citrus fruits for a while. Mild burning sensations that you are complaining of, could be due to gingivitis, I would suggest that you consult a periodontist to get definitive diagnosis as some conditions can only be diagnosed in the clinic. Symptoms of acute nicotine poisoning will not last beyond a few days so don't worry about it.
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Tooth is broken coz of root canal treatment. And it is out of shape. How much will it cost to place new tooth. Its first molar right side down one.

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Tooth is broken coz of root canal treatment. And it is out of shape. How much will it cost to place new tooth. Its fi...
Hello Go for re RCT and it won't cost more but this totally depends upon Doctor and procedure followed.
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How can remove cavities from our teeth, what should I do? Please tell me which toothpaste is better for our teeth.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
How can remove cavities from our teeth, what should I do?
Please tell me which toothpaste is better for our teeth.
For cavities you need to get them filled. This filling could be simple or deep filling might go for root canal treatment. For prevention avoid sugary snd sticky food. Brush twice a day. Any toothpaste can be used to keep our teeth healthy, it should be used with soft bristle brush.
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My problem is my tooth every time bleeding my teeth I do not eating hard food plays and this question.

BDS
Dentist, Saharanpur
My problem is my tooth every time bleeding my teeth I do not eating hard food plays and this question.
Get scaling done n brush your teeth twice a day n use dental floss n mouthwash n do warmsaline rinces 3-4 times a day.
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