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Dr. Shankar

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Dr. Shankar is a trusted Dentist in Khar West, Mumbai. You can meet Dr. Shankar personally at SmileSense Advanced Dental Care in Khar West, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shankar on Lybrate.com.

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Parvati Sadan, Ahimsa Marg,14(A) road, Khar West, Landmark : Opposite Mahavir hospital, MumbaiMumbai Get Directions
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I have pain in my mouth & lips due to ulcers in my mouth, please suggest me what should I do n what should I eat because it pains me when I eat anything.

Dentist, Kolkata
Plz apply anti-ulcers oinments on ulcers 3-4 times a day n have vitamin b complex supplements. Avoid spicy food n have soft diet like rice, etc. Do consult your dentist, if ulcers persists for more than 2 days.
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BDS
Dentist, Dehradun
Rinse your mouth with an alchohol-free mouth wash after every meal to avoid the formation of bacteria.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Floss regularly

Hi I'm most of the time feel thirsty and also feel dryness in mouth. Even I drink plenty of Water as required. I also smoke is it cause or anything else please suggest.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
smoking produces dryness of mouth as nicotine blocks salivary secretion. So if u stop smoking after few months, most likely your mouth dryness will change
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I've ulcers in my mouth frequently what's the reason for that and what should I do to cure it.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I've ulcers in my mouth frequently what's the reason for that and what should I do to cure it.
there are so many causes of mouth ulcers like- -Stress or tissue injury is thought to be the cause of simple mouth ulcers. -Certain foods, including citrus or acidic fruits and vegetables (such as lemons, oranges, pineapples, apples, figs, tomatoes and strawberries), can trigger a mouth ulcer. -Sometimes a sharp tooth surface also trigger mouth ulcers. -Some cases of complex mouth ulcers are caused by an underlying health condition, such as an impaired immune system; nutritional problems, such as vitamin B-12, zinc, folic acid, or iron deficiency and gastrointestinal tract disease, such as Coeliac disease and Crohn's disease. -When you first quit smoking, you may develop more mouth ulcers than normal, but this is temporary. Usually ulcer heals by itself only within 1 week. You can take 'Becosule capsule' once in a day for 1 week for faster recovery. Temporarily you can apply mucopain gel over ulcer for relief..
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I have pain at my right side upper jaw one black dot has formed in my jaw teeth. Please tell me what should i do?

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I have pain at my right side upper jaw one black dot has formed in my jaw teeth. Please tell me what should i do?
Hi it appears to be a carious tooth. Any carious tooth which causes pain is most likely has deep caries. In most of the cases after making x ray, it is confirmed whether to go for simple filling or root canal treatment. So please visit a dentist near you and get one x ray done first and then go ahead with treatment. If you already have x ray with you, upload the image for better trestment plan.
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My father is 69 years old and is a chain smoker for almost 50 years now and for the last few days there is white ulcers type of swelling in his mouth on the left side now I am not able to understand what to do please guide me accordingly.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
If your father is having white ulcers, they might be signs of pre-cancerous lesions(may be leukoplakia), please advise your father to quit smoking and go for biopsy(microscopic examination in a laboratory ) of those ulcers by a dentist. Dont delay this, go for treatment immediately.
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Dear doctor, I have hyper acidity and want to know more abt hyper acidity leg crimp, bad breath.

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
Dear doctor, I have hyper acidity and want to know more abt hyper acidity
leg crimp, bad breath.
It can be confidently asserted that homeopathic remedies for acidity are totally free from any side-effects and are extremely effective in treating this problem. The medicines used are all natural and, thus, free from any harmful components as they are derived from natural substances . This natural line and safety of homeopathic treatment can be quite reassuring for a person suffering from acidity
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I remove my wisdom tooth but after 2 days I have Numbness in my tongue is that any complication Behind this what's the treatment how long the time will take to recover from the last 20 days of removing the wisdom tooth its not quite regular but on or off only small space of the tongue.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I remove my wisdom tooth but after 2 days I have Numbness in my tongue is that any complication Behind this what's th...
this is called lingual nerve parasthesia.some times it happens accidentally due to injury in lingual nerve while extraction of wisdom tooth.this is a temporary disorder and it's cure can take up to 6 months.
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I am 35 years old. My teeth's height. I want to to decrease the height and in proper shape by advanced technology without braces. Please guide me.

Dentist, Varanasi
Advanced option is invisalign. Your invisalign treatment consists of a series of nearly invisible, removable aligners that you change every two weeks for the next set of aligners. Each aligner is individually manufactured for your teeth, and your teeth only. As you replace each aligner, your teeth will move? little by little, week by week? until they have straightened to the final position prescribed by our orthodontists. Invisalign is an ideal way to transform your smile without interfering with your day-to-day life. If you? re ready for a smile that transforms your appearance discreetly, invisalign might be your answer. Advanced orthodontics is a certified platinum provider of invisalign which means you are assured of being treated by the most highly experienced orthodontists who have achieved high quality results using invisalign. You can also feel safe that by seeing an orthodontist, rather than simply a dentist, our qualifications and experience ensure we deliver the quality result you deserve.
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Hello sir my name is rohit dawar I am 19. Year old boy I have teeth cavity problem last two months what should I do please tell me.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Hello sir my name is rohit dawar I am 19. Year old boy I have teeth cavity problem last two months what should I do p...
kindly get an xray done to assess the depth of cavity.. and dentist might advise a filling or a root canal treatment.
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My teeth is paining usual I am not having any bad habit I am only 25 years old still I am having sensation problem in teeth, please revert.

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Aurangabad
My teeth is paining usual I am not having any bad habit I am only 25 years old still I am having sensation problem in...
Only presence of any habit is not the cause for teeth pain. There can be multiple reasons for teeth pain and sensitivity. So kindly get a consulatation from a nearby Dentist to exactly know the cause so that proper treatment can be started.
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I am feeling sensitivity while taking water, eating, or cold stuff from 1 month. I consult doctor he suggest me to use sensodyne. My problem was not yet solved. Can any other suggestions to solve sensitivity problem.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am feeling sensitivity while taking water, eating, or cold stuff from 1 month. I consult doctor he suggest me to us...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning along with desensitizing procedures and / or artificial enamel filling. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person. Until then apply a desensitizing paste (sensodyne tooth paste) on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min until you brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight will be better. 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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Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Gingivitis is a mild form of gum disease which occurs because of the inflammation of the gums. It can easily be reversed with daily brushing and flossing and getting dental cleaning done regularly.

BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Studies show that individuals who regularly eat foods containing lactic acid such as yogurt have a lower instance of gum disease. Dairy products are also a good source of calcium, which has been shown to lower the risk of gum disease also.
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I have ulcers in throat since 5 days and im facing problems in talking, swallowing swelling is also there. Ulcers are 15-20 in number. It is very painful What can I do?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I have ulcers in throat since 5 days and im facing problems in talking, swallowing
swelling is also there. Ulcers are...
Mr. lybrate-user, Thanks for the query. "Ulcers in the throat" or in he mouth? Because it is difficult to see throat ulcers clearly and count them. There is a possibility of throat inflammation plus ulcers in the mouth. Any ways, it appears you need some specific treatment both for inflammation (which could be due to infection) and ulceration. You will probably need B complex capsules plus an antibiotic for few days. Thanks.
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Hi doctor I am jyoti gupta 25 year old I have a bleeding gums problem please help me.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
Hi doctor I am jyoti gupta 25 year old I have a bleeding gums problem please help me.
For proper homoeopathic treatment better consukt but you may do these.. Start a vitamin C supplement. Use homoeopathic toothpaste heklalava by wheezal. You may massage your gums for 3-5 minutes with turmeric and salt mixture twice a day.
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BDS
Dentist, Pune
World oral health day

Jaw bone substitutes are costly because implants were delayed.
Implants are expensive because root canal treatment ( RCT ) was avoided.
RCT is taxing because the cavities were not filled.
Cavities were not filled because .
The lethargy to visit a dentist every six months.

Dentistry is not costly.
Irresponsibility is.

Preservation is the rule.
Recreating is a custom.
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I drink lots of water, brush twice a day.. Vegetarian.. My problem is I have a very bad breath.. Starts @ morning 11 itself. I keep gargelling n cleaning mouth in fresh room hourly once. Feeling v uncomfortable with my colleagues n family.. Guide me to come out of this.

BDS
Dentist, Sangrur
I drink lots of water, brush twice a day.. Vegetarian.. My problem is I have a very bad breath.. Starts @ morning 11 ...
There are many reasons for bad breath besides oral hygiene. Which have to be ruled out. Other commin reasons may be. - dry mouth ie decreased flow of saliva. As saliva removes odor causing particles besides helping in digestion. Dry mouth can be due to some use of medication, breathing through mouth or salivary gland problems. Etc - use of tobacco products - medical disorders. Eg. Chronic sinusitis, respiratory tract infections, diabetes, liver or kidney disease, lactose intolerance etc. Natural bad breath remedies include chewing on mint or parsley. Drinking lots of water in case of dry mouth which you are already practicing. Chewing on sugarless gum or sucking on sugarfree candy to stimulate production of saliva. So my advice is to first rule out the cause for bad breath and go for treatment accordingly.
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