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Dr. Shankar

Dentist, Mumbai

Dr. Shankar Dentist, Mumbai
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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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BDS
Dentist, Surat
The deep areas of the teeth can only be reached by thoroughly brushing for at least 2 minutes.
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Hi, I am having a cavity next to the common of the lower set of my teeth. Now every time I eat something, a small article stuck inside and the next time whenever I eat anything the same pinching my gum and due to the same blood coming out. Please suggest me a medicine to get rid of this, or how can I block the cavity?

BDS, Master of Hospital Administration
Dentist, Patna
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I am having a cavity next to the common of the lower set of my teeth. Now every time I eat something, a small art...
If you want to fill the cavity by yourself you need to go to learn and study a course known as BDS ie bachelor of dental surgery. Which is a five year course and then you are able to do certain works on your own else you need to visit the people who have already done that known as dentist.
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Sir I have extreme pain in my teeth. To paining so please suggest me Wat sh Ould I do?

Post Graduate Diploma in Healthcare Management (P.G.D.H.M), Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, BDS, Endodontics certificate course
Dentist, Bangalore
Sir I have extreme pain in my teeth. To paining so please suggest me Wat sh
Ould I do?
Hello lybrate-user (/his guardian) at 11 years old the region of the pain has not been described as to whether it his back teeth. Assuming it is back upper or lower tooth, he might need an x ray for the region and a examination of the area to figure out the cause of the pain and treat the same. To help provide relief at home salt water rinsing is helpful since a prescription will not be possible without a physical examination.
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I can't eat spicy food because my mouth has ulcers so what should I do to eat spicy food.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Cap bnc one a day local application of metrogyl gel suck on tab bifilac twice daily drink plenty of water take fibrous food.
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My teeth are sensitive. I feel cold and warm. My gums are also in bad shape. I think it's paria please suggest me.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
My teeth are sensitive. I feel cold and warm. My gums are also in bad shape. I think it's paria please suggest me.
Dear, you said you are suffering from sensitivity of teeth for this please use sensodyne tooth paste and other problem is that you are having pyorrhea means smell and bad breath from mouth in the morning, brush twice a day have clean teeth and good oral hygiene with this you need to keep check on your digestion also. Please visit dental surgeon for checkup. Keep yourself well hydrated and use hydrogen per oxide for gargles and take tab b complex one in a day for a week. Treatment to keep mouth healthy and free from smell is cleaning and polishing of teeth and maintenance of oral hygiene. Use colgate total paste and listerin mouthwash twice a day. Do rinse your mouth with listerine mouth wash.
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Doctor I have removed my wisdom teeth about 6 days ago, but still I suffering from acute pain. Also the place where doctor has used the injection in cheek is also paining too much. Can I use salt phitkari water? Also should I do 'sikaii' using warm water or ice? Please suggest me some medicine. Currently I am taking meftal forte and cefadox-cv 625. I am a diabetic too. Please help.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Your pain should gradually be reducing on 6 th day post extraction. If not, then please see your Dr. Again. He will check for infection and dry socket. Continue with warm saline gargles. Ice application will not help. Wish you speedy recovery.
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I am getting bad smell from my mouth when speak to someone so what to do to get rid of this?

BDS, FOI, MDS - Orthodontics, FPFA, Ph.D.
Dentist, Ahmedabad
I am getting bad smell from my mouth when speak to someone so what to do to get rid of this?
There are many reasons for that but one of the main reason is gum disease. So visit dentist for scalling.
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My sister is having ulcer problem from approximate 3yrs. She consulted many doctors, they suggested becosule medicine. But then also the problem exists. Please provide me a perfect solution?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
My sister is having ulcer problem from approximate 3yrs. She consulted many doctors, they suggested becosule medicine...
Cap bnc one a day local application of metrogyl gel suck on tab bifilac twice daily drink plenty of water take fibrous food.
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I hav teeth problem, my two molars are already get whole n paining also. So suggest me n tel me which toothpaste I used.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I hav teeth problem, my two molars are already get whole n paining also. So suggest me n tel me which toothpaste I used.
Hello, you need to visit a dentist before taking any medications. Get an x-ray done. If there is a cavity, you need to get it filled. If there is infection to the roots, you need to get it treated.
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Why Dental Implants Work So Well

MS Restorative, Certificate SMR, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Why Dental Implants Work So Well

Tooth lost to either decay or gum disease leaves a dent in many areas - facial appearance, chewing, facial structure support, etc.  Fixed dentures were a good substitute, however, with one major disadvantage.  They required removal of natural tooth structure from adjacent healthy teeth.  The next big search was to find ways to avoid this, and the result is the dental implant.

The tooth has a visible part called the crown and an invisible part called the root which is hidden in the jaw bone.  While the fixed denture replaces only the crown, the implant replaces both the crown and the root.

How implants are done: Once a tooth is lost and the bone is healed to the desired extent, a biocompatible titanium post that is screwed into the bone. This material has the unique property of osseointegration - it fuses to the bone, which is almost like a natural tooth in its socket.  This complete fusion may take about 2 to 6 months depending on overall health. After it gets absorbed well into the bone, a crown that matches the adjacent teeth is fixed on it.  Implants can also be used for replacing multiple teeth or for overdentures.

There are certain reasons why implants work so well, listed below are some:

  • The material: Titanium is biocompatible and does not cause any adverse reaction in the body.  It fuses to the bone completely and is not just put in place to fill the gap. That ensures that the support provided for the new crown or bridge is as good as the original tooth with a root embedded in the jaw bone
  • Post-implant care:  Required, but not to the extent required by dentures.  There is very minimal difference between caring for an implant and caring for an implant
  • Function: As the implant is completely fused and embedded in the bone, it functions as good as a natural tooth in terms of chewing efficiency and pressure that can be applied on it. This is not the case with dentures
  • Gum health: Bridges have an adverse effect on the gums with a constant mild pressure exerted on them.  Implants do not do that and therefore are more friendly on the gums
  • Bone health: While bridges affect the alveolar bone health by allowing them to continue to degenerate, implants occupy the space in the bone and do not allow further degeneration. This is probably the most important advantage of implants.
  • Aesthetics: Needless to say, the look of a well-done implant far surpasses that of the dentures.

Check with your dentist if you are an ideal candidate for implant, and if yes, it surely is worth the investment.

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I am having toothache since last night and I have used some painkillers yet it is not cured. What should I do?

MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
I am having toothache since last night and I have used some painkillers yet it is not cured. What should I do?
Just taking painkiller will not help. We need to find the cause of pain. Painkiller will only stop the pain for some time. I would advice you to visit your dentist and get the cause treated.
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Hi. I am 28 my teeth is yellowish I have tried using whiting paste. Still it's not working please suggest me home remedies.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
Hi. I am 28 my teeth is yellowish I have tried using whiting paste. Still it's not working please suggest me home rem...
Get your teeth clean by the dentist and also the bleaching treatment if require by that treatment you will get good white teeth
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
Taste and health at the same time - eating a piece of cheese after meals helps in pulling away some of the plaque from the mouth and also tiny leftover food particles. And since it contains calcium, it adds to bone health and teeth health too.
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Sir, This is for the first time I am here! I have a problem of Bad Breath. Please help me in this case. You can imagine how difficult it becomes to live with such kind of a problem. Sir, I work in a School & its so embarrassing to interact with the people face to face. Please tell me how can I overcome with this problem?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Bad breath can be reduced or prevented if you: practice good oral hygiene. Brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste to remove food debris and plaque. Don't forget to brush the tongue, too. Replace your toothbrush every 2 to 3 months or after an illness. Use floss or an interdental cleaner to remove food particles and plaque between teeth once a day. See your dentist regularly -- at least twice a year. He or she will conduct an oral exam and professional teeth cleaning and will be able to detect and treat periodontal disease, dry mouth, or other problems that may be the cause of bad mouth odor. Drink lots of water. This will keep your mouth moist. Chewing gum (preferably sugarless) stimulates the production of saliva, which helps wash away food particles and bacteria.
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Dear sir/madam, I have a bad habit that I take tobacco and thats why my teeth became dirty. But I can not clean my teeth by tooth brush So give me some suggestion that I can take care of my teeth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Dear sir/madam, I have a bad habit that I take tobacco and thats why my teeth became dirty. But I can not clean my te...
Brush your teeth twice a day, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush.Floss your teeth inter dentally once a day inter dentally.Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months.Consume a healthy diet rich in vegetables and lean protein.Reduce your intake of sugary foods and beverages.Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal.Drink plenty of fluoridated tap water.Drink not consume alcohol drinks.Don’t smoke.Check your mouth regularly for any unusual sores and lesions.Visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and have regular thorough dental check-ups where your dentist will look at the health of both your teeth and your mouth Most importantly, do not delay seeking immediate advice from a dentist or medical professional if you notice any unusual symptoms or sores on your lips or in your mouth.QUIT HABITS STRICTLY.
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Hello I have undergone root canal of my tooth. It has been 2 months but still it has sensitivity; Though not always but often when I brush my teeth or while having soup etc. What should be the cause & the solution. Thanks.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Hi..There are only two reason.. 1..The live near be tissue could be left over in canal causing the problem 2..It could be sensitivity due to adjacent tooth , A carefull examination would definitely revel the problem...
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Gum Pain Home Remedies

M.B.S.(HOMEO), MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Visakhapatnam
Gum Pain Home Remedies
Avoid touching your gums excessively with your tongue, fingers, toothbrush etc as this can lead to further irritation and possibly infection.
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I have still problem in my teeth after filling the teeth I couldn't eat ice cream and if I do brush and pain in the filling teeth so tell me the solution.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
I have still problem in my teeth after filling the teeth I couldn't eat ice cream and if I do brush and pain in the f...
May be its occurs due to the inpropare filling. Aur due to the micro likage in filling so batter to visit the dentist and get the re-filling done with that teeth.
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I have a problem in my jaws when I open my mouth it starts paining for long wath should I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have a problem in my jaws when I open my mouth it starts paining for long wath should I do?
hello, take Arnica 30 CH , 3 drops , once daily. Mag phos 6X , 5 tabs thrice thrice a day. Revert me after7 days.
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Good afternoon Dear sir/madam I am suffering from tooth problem before 3 weeks when I am eating its paining too much so what can I do for recover thank you.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Good afternoon Dear sir/madam I am suffering from tooth problem before 3 weeks when I am eating its paining too much ...
it may be due to decay on tooth.. X-ray is needed for proper diagnosis and suggestions.. you may require root canal treatment for it.. visit to a dentist for examination and proper treatment plan...
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