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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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I am 25 years old. I wants to know about cavity and how can I relief with cavity?

Dentist, Varanasi
Cavity is reduction of minerals in teeth due to which hole is created in teeth and it can be filled with different types of filling material.
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Sir what is the solution for those who have bad breath is there any permanent solution. Tell me.

BDS
Dentist, Gandhidham
Sir what is the solution for those who have bad breath is there any permanent solution. Tell me.
May be there chances of calculous deposition at the cervical area of teeth. Go to your dentist. If needed get cleaned your teeth (i.e. Scaling and polishing) follow proper brushing technique (watch utube videos for brushing technique) and understand from your dentist. Most common causes of bad breath is poor oral hygiene which leads to gum disease and tooth decay. If tooth decay present. Get filled. If decay is deep than root canal treatment is the option other causes of bad breath smoking, alcohol habit eating food like garlic onion and spices regularly some medical conditions dry mouth (xerostomia) (GORD) means gastro-oesophageal reflux disease diabetes bronchitis tonsillitis sinusitis. Etc some medicines can also cause bad breath 1st consult your dentist. If needed consult your general practitioner.
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My whole front teeth are crooked so can it be replaced by some new teeth and I don't want braces as it is for many years my age is 17.

BDS
Dentist, Chennai
My whole front teeth are crooked so can it be replaced by some new teeth and I don't want braces as it is for many ye...
You can go for invasalign which are invisible braces. Or else get a cosmetic treatment where the doc would trim your crooked teeth n take the impression and get a new set of crowns which would be permanently fixed. I would suggest at this young an age you go in for ceramic braces or invasalign ones.
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I m 50 years old man. My mouth is not open properly. Chewing tobacco products since many years. What can I do suffering this problem?

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Due to smoking and tobaco chewing the soft tissues of oral cavity as well as muscles get stiff over the period of time, results in restricted mouth opening. These habits also leads to the disease of gums as well. The first and primary treatment starts with quitting the habit. Execise to be done at home: - take the bundle of wooden ice cream sticks and place it between upper and lower teeth in front region for 10-15 mins. - repeat the exercise 2-3 times a day. - gradually increase the number of sticks every day. - continue with this exercise till desired mouth opening is achieved. - patience is required as this exercise will take several weeks to achieve the desired mouth opening. - this exercise will be helpfull only when patient quits the habit of tobaco chewing or else this exercise will not help at all.
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My teeths are yellow i brush daily what else should i do to get whiteness soon?

BDS
Dentist,
The shade of the teeth vary just as skin tone varies from person to person. If there are external stains or deposits then they can easily be removed by cleaning (scaling) and polishing. If you wish to change the shade of your teeth then that too can be done safely by bleaching. In the meanwhile you can use a polishing toothpaste and avoid excessively coloured food. Hope this helps. Do visit your dentist who can advise you better after a thorough check up
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I have sensitivity problem from last 9months. When I eat sweets like cake, bakery cold items, coke, & etc suddenly my teeth gets pain. Dont know why its happen. Can you please tell me is there any solution to cure this problem?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I have sensitivity problem from last 9months. When I eat sweets like cake, bakery cold items, coke, & etc suddenly my...
It's because of enamel loss due to abrasion erosion or attrition if cavities get them filled use thermoseal tooth paste twice daily.
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My teeth is yellow. I brush it in proper way twice daily. It's clean but colour is yellow. What should I do.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
My teeth is yellow. I brush it in proper way twice daily. It's clean but colour is yellow. What should I do.
I advice you go for scaling (professional tooth cleaning) to remove the extrinsic stains and then polishing and then bleaching (tooth whitening) so as to remove the intrinsic stains and improves the tooth shade
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I'm 18 year old college student. I have diastema and upper teeth are bit crooked. This has lowered my self confidence. But braces are too much costly. What are cheap ways to get it corrected? What's the lowest price of metal braces? please help.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I'm 18 year old college student.
I have diastema and upper teeth are bit crooked.
This has lowered my self confidence...
Though braces appears little costly,but it is not. As this is a permanent treatment without adding any artificial structure for your teeth lifelong.This treatment runs for one year or little more time depending on requirement. This is the best treatment option available
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Hello, I am 34 y old male and I have a dry mouth for last 4 months. When I drink water after 30 minut I need to water. What should I do?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi, dry mouth is caused due to decreased secretion of saliva. We need to check you clinically to advise for any cause and solution. I would advise you to visit to a dentist or you can come for a consultation (free of cost) or check up.
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I have ulcers in my mouth for long time. I had take medicine of name is b complex but there is no relief from that medicine. What should I do?

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
Use the following medicine and the gel cap-b complex one in day. Dentogel apply over the ulcer before the food.
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Any solution for yellow teeth. I do brush my teeth morning and night. But now I have seen it's getting slightly yellow.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi, you need to get a professional cleaning done. If that does not help then you may go for teeth whitening.
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I always get blood in my tooths while brushing my teeths. What to do?

BDS
Dentist,
Kindly get scaling done and use gum paint twice daily for 15 days. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique.
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I fall down and teeth broken with the root and it was restitched with the same teeth the teeth become black and I did not have any good set of teeth through surgery whether I will be able to get good set of teeth?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I fall down and teeth broken with the root and it was restitched with the same teeth the teeth become black and I did...
Hi, tooth has become non vital (dead) thats the reason for the black color. If tooth is firm, get root canal treatment done and further you can go for cap.
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What precautions to be taken with zirconia capping of upper central incisors ?

BDS
Dentist,
It doesn't require so much care if it is fixed properly. U just need to take care that don't bite so hard with that teeth.
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I am 23 yr old male I have wounds in Mouth and have huge pain.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
Eat lot of fruits & green leafy vegetables & drink plenty of water. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need coronoplasty (smoothen teeth edges) along with t. Rebagen 10, morning one tab & one at night for 5 days, c. Becosules 5 cap, for five days in the morning after meals. Hexigel ointment on the area of ulcer. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. 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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My friend is 21 years old. She had greenish on her gums and there is bad odor from her mouth while speaking. Because of this she is loosing her confidence to talk. Please suggest any home remedies to remove that greenness and to reduce bad odor.

BDS
Dentist, Jaunpur
Please don't tell her but its worst case of dirtyness she need a professional cleaning no home treatment will work first of all she need professional cleaning then you need to keep it that way by home treatment cleaning is very easy, economical, painless, little time taking
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I have a tooth problem. When I eat food the food get inside the hole n it pains too much.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have a tooth problem. When I eat food the food get inside the hole n it pains too much.
The type of treatment you have for toothache /sensitivity/swelling will depend on the cause of the pain, so your dentist will examine your mouth and may carry out an X-ray to try to identify the problem. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling is caused by tooth decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling is caused by a loose or broken filling, the filling will be taken out, any decay will be removed and a new filling put in place. •If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need root canal treatment. This procedure involves removing the infected pulp and then inserting a special type of filling to seal the tooth and prevent re-infection. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling can't be treated using these methods, or if your tooth is impacted (wedged between another tooth and your jaw), it may need to be removed.
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How can I maintain good oral hygiene?

BDS
Dentist,
Kindly brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene. Also visit your dentist once in 6 months for routine dental checkup. Avoid having sticky food and sweets before going to bed.
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My tooth is slightly broken. And its paining in the night for what should I do?

M.Sc - Medical Bio-chemistry, BDS
Dentist,
My tooth is slightly broken. And its paining in the night for what should I do?
Broken tooth may cause pain because of involvement of pulp (nerves and blood vessels. Consult a dental surgeon. After taking a xray that tooth can be saved with root canal treatment followed by capping. But if there is any fracture in root the treatment modality will be decided according to prognosis. Tooth with longitudinally fractured roots can not be saved and should be extracted.
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I am 40 yr old female. Two days back I started uneasiness in my mouth and now I am able to see red spots on mucosa of my oral cavity including palate. There is discomfort in throat too with mild swelling evident with little pain. Can you please suggest me some treatment for it.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi , we need to see you clinically to give you a exact cause and solution of your problem. I would advise you to visit to a nearby dentist who can check you and give you the exact solution or if you could send some pictures to us then we are in better position to comment. You can send the pictures. regards
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