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Dr. Shikha Shukla

BDS

Dentist, Mumbai

8 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Shikha Shukla is a renowned Dentist in Borivali East, Mumbai. She has had many happy patients in her 8 years of journey as a Dentist. She studied and completed BDS . She is currently practising at Sadguru Multispeciality Dental clinic in Borivali East, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shikha Shukla on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Prerna College Kurla Mumbai Dental College - 2009
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Hello Doctor! I was taken root canal treatment for my left upper tooth a year back, recently I got severe pain around that tooth l took pain killers for that later at the tooth a small wound like pimple was created. Suggest me plz.

BDS
Dentist, Rewa
Hello Doctor!
I was taken root canal treatment for my left upper tooth a year back, recently I got severe pain around...
I think your Canal inside your root has again infected. It's better to immediately visit to a dental clinic and consult with the dentist. A dental x-ray can help for underlying cause for your problem.
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Hi, I have ulcers problem. Tired many thing but it is not fixing. People says stop eating junk food. But I can't do that for whole life. But I am damn sure that I don't eat that much to. I do drink water a lot in day. But don't know what is happening.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hi, for ulceration your bowel movement is responsible, being, taxed due to irregular life style & junk food, of course. You hv not expressed d sight of ulcer to get a suitable medication in homoeopathy. Tk, plenty of water to eliminate toxins, to regulate metabolism to ease your problem. Your diet be simple, non-irritant, easily digestible on time. Homoeo medicine r gentle, rapid without adverse effect, thereof. @ merc sol 10006 pills, wkly. @ echinecea q -10 drops, thrice with little water. Avoid, junk food, caffiene, smoking, alcohol, pollution, contaminated water. Tk, care.
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B.D.S
Dentist,
BRACES TREATMENT, BONE PLATING OF FRACTURED JAW BONE, IMPLANT AND MAXILLOFACIAL PROSTHESIS NOW ALSO AVAILABLE AT OUR CLINIC. THANKS TO YOUR KIND SUPPORT.
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I am 24 years old girl. Have Mild cervical spondylosis since I was 18. Can I use posture brace. I can not avoid carrying back pack daily as it is must in class. further I always suffer from pain related problems. I can not do much hard work as my heel pains if I walk much.

BPT, Certified Osteopathic Manual Therapist, Diploma in Osteopathy
Physiotherapist, Gurgaon
I am 24 years old girl. Have Mild cervical spondylosis since I was 18. Can I use posture brace. I can not avoid carry...
Dear lybrate-user this is not the age of decorative changese in body. You need to work out on posture with osteopath/physiotherapist. They will guide to make your posture correct so you get relieve form all pain top to bottam. You need some spinal mobilisation and good exercise protocol for you under expret guidenc and in 40 days you will all right. You just forgot your pain in these days.
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Meri zaban hamesha white rehti hai aur dhabe aate hai gol uspe aur mae koe tobacco cigarette kuch b nahe khata please reply.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Cause of discoloration ? Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with whitening (bleaching) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling and / or capping. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use Snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply SNOWDENT paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min .Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results. 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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I am having severe pain in my right lower jaw line. I am having it since evening.

MDS Orthodontics and Dento Facial Orthopedics, MBA Hosipital Adminstration, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Srikakulam
I am having severe pain in my right lower jaw line. I am having it since evening.
May be caries touched to the pulp in your tooth, go to the dentist. Root canal treatment have to be done.
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I am 21 years old girl I am having mouth ulcer. It occurs very often means 2-3 times in a month. It is very painful n burning. N it remains for more Dan a week every time. please suggest me the way to cure this and the reason why dese occurs?

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
I am 21 years old girl I am having mouth ulcer. It occurs very often means 2-3 times in a month. It is very painful n...
Take oral folic acid pills. One pill daily for 2 weeks. Increase green leafy vegetables in your diet. It will be alright.
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I have a problem with my inside teeth whenever I eat sweet my teeth get pain. What should I do?

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Secunderabad
Tooth pain could be due to various reasons, the most common being dental caries that forms a cavity within the tooth exposing the underlying nerve. Treating the tooth is the best option for which you need to consult a dentist and emergency treatment includes to run a course of antibiotics and pain killers. But not all pain killers work on tooth pain so please avoid self medication. You can consult me
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I have problem with my teeth that is yellowing of teeth. I think this problem is due to florine present in water I. E. Florosis. So, please suggest me a best tooth paste to get away from this problem. Thanks.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS, Medicine
Dentist, Mohali
I have problem with my teeth that is yellowing of teeth. I think this problem is due to florine present in water I. E...
You cant whiten your teeth by any toothpaste, the only thing you can do is brush twice daily and maintain a good oral hygiene. For whitening you need to visit a dentist & get tooth whitening (bleaching) done.
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Mam meri age 20 hai mere teeth tede mede hai WO kitne time me sahi honge kitna paisa lageg Name-sanjay kumar.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Mam meri age 20 hai mere teeth tede mede hai WO kitne time me sahi honge kitna paisa lageg
Name-sanjay kumar.
Kisie orthodontist ko dikhayein aapko braces ki jaroorat Ho sakti hai Kareeb eighteen months lagte hain retainers ke sath aur Kareeb fifty k lagte hain
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Mujhe teeth related problm hai main brush toh ache se kar leta hun but fir bhi muh se bohut smell aati hai.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Mujhe teeth related problm hai main brush toh ache se kar leta hun but fir bhi muh se bohut smell aati hai.
Hello, bad smell could be because of deposits on teeth surface or food lodged in between teeth. Visit a dentist and get your scaling and polishing done. Brush your teeth twice daily. Night brushing is very important. Floss regularly. Rinse after every meal. Visit dentist every 6 months.
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From last 4years it's bleeding from my teeth I have went near dentist but it stops for months and starts again. Now a days it too difficult to me when I'm going to bed in the middle of night its starts bleeding. My mouth smells very badly. So please give some tips or suggest me to do something.

Dentist, Mumbai
From last 4years it's bleeding from my teeth I have went near dentist but it stops for months and starts again. Now a...
Go for proper subgingival scaling (cleaning) of teeth. Do warm saline swish thrice daily. Use mouthwash like clohex thrice daily. Do not brush aggressively. Use soft tooth brush. Brush your teeth in night after your meals. If condition doesn't subside than visit a periodontist.
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I think I have grade 3-4 clubbing what should I do I am also suffering from halitosis.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I think I have grade 3-4 clubbing what should I do I am also suffering from halitosis.
Eat a healthy, balanced diet and avoid eating strongly flavoured or spicy food. Cut down on sugary food and drink, as it can increase the amount of bacteria in your mouth. Reduce your alcohol consumption. Stop smoking. Cut down on coffee. Drink plenty of water to help prevent your mouth becoming dry. Chew sugar-free gum after eating, to stimulate the flow of saliva. This will help clean away any remaining food particles. Don't use toothpaste to clean your dentures, as it can scratch the surface and cause stains. •Clean your dentures thoroughly using soap and lukewarm water, denture cream or a denture-cleaning tablet. Use a separate toothbrush to clean your dentures. Make sure you visit your dentist for regular check-ups. Having regular dental check-ups will ensure that any plaque is removed from your teeth, particularly in areas that are difficult to reach. Your dentist can recommend the best way to clean your teeth and gums, and point out areas you might be missing. They can also identify any signs of gum disease and ensure early treatment. Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. If your bad breath is caused by a gastrointestinal problem, such as an H. Pylori infection or gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), you may be referred to a gastroenterologist. Persistent bad breath or a bad taste in the mouth may be a warning sign of gum (periodontal) disease. Gum disease is caused by the buildup of plaque on teeth. You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person.
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Coming bad smell from mouth, even after brush. What should I do to avoid bad smell?

Dental Clinic
Dentist, Gurgaon
Coming bad smell from mouth, even after brush.
What should I do to avoid bad smell?
Maintaining good oral health is essential to reducing bad breath, so be sure you schedule regular dental visits for a dental cleaning and checkup. Brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste to remove food debris and plaque, and brush your tongue, too. Once a day, use floss or an interdental cleaner to clean between teeth.
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I am Having ulcer in tongue for last 15 days. Suggest some medicine. I am having habit of chewing tobacco. For last 5 days feeling less pain.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chennai
please stop the habit of chewing tobacco, then wait for 3-4 days and pm me the details. get well soon
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BDS
Dentist, Kochi
Massaging your gums daily with eucalyptus or peppermint oil in a circular motion throughout the mouth will increase the blood activation and will keep your gums healthy and safe.

I have two extra teeth in left part and one extra teeth in my right part of my lower jaws. I have 35 teeth total. Would I face any problems in future?

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
I have two extra teeth in left part and one extra teeth in my right part of my lower jaws. I have 35 teeth total. Wou...
Extra teeth r generally accompanied by crowding of teeth n causes difficulty in brushing teeth n maintaining gud oral hygiene. If your not facing probs associated with multiple extra teeth such as crowding of teeth, reduced tongue space, traumatic occlusion etc. You may retain them provided you maintain good teeth n gums health. Check with your dentist if your facing such probs. If yes, get dem removed fr preventing probs with your other permanent teeth. P. S. - people tend to confuse retained milk tooth with extra tooth. Check wid your dentist.
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I get bad deposits in my tooth even though I brush twice a day and get scaling done once in 8 months. Any suggestions?

B.D.S
Dentist, Jaipur
I get bad deposits in my tooth even though I brush twice a day and get scaling done once in 8 months. Any suggestions?
hello.. food lodgment can be due to pocket formation in your gums or may be due to caries. Please get the proper check up. getthe xray done to know if there is any bone loss which leads to gum residing down between teeth. Consult periodontist for the same. Thank you DrJagrati
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In my mouth there are three small poxes just inside the lips I feels pain when I take food or water. Suggest me thanks.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Take injection vitcofol 2cc intramuscularly every alternate days for five pricks and apply zytee ointment over it
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How Acidic Foods Affect Your Teeth

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
How Acidic Foods Affect Your Teeth

We all got together to indulge into our favourite foods this holiday season, where platter overflowed with sweet, spicy and acidic foods. However, when it comes to teeth, sugar isn’t the only culprit that cause tooth decay. High levels of acid in everyday foods and drinks are equally harmful. Lemons to wine, high-acid foods and drinks erode your teeth, causing decay, sensitivity and discoloration. But that doesn’t mean you have to strike all acidic foods and drinks from your diet. The way you consume these items can lessen their damage on your teeth.

Tooth erosion:

It is a type of tooth wear where, the protective surface of your teeth or the enamel wears away exposing the underlying material, called dentin. This leaves your tooth vulnerable to tartar, plaque and bacteria, which cause decay.

Causes of tooth erosion:

Calcium is a key ingredient in building strong teeth. Unfortunately, exposing your teeth to acid can leach calcium from your enamel, causing this protective surface to break down. Foods which have Ph. below 5.0 to 5.7 are acidic. This acid can come from many sources, including the following:

· Carbonated drinks. All soft drinks, including “diet” options, contain high levels of acid that can easily dissolve your enamel.

· Wine. Whether you choose red, white or rosé, drinking wine will soften your enamel.

· Pickles. Which are traditionally seen in an Indian platter

· Fruit juice. The most acidic options include lemon, cranberry, orange and apple.

· Citric fruits. Snacking or sucking on lemons, oranges and limes can wear down your teeth.

· Candy. No sugary sweets are good for your teeth, but you should pay extra attention to avoid sour gummies and candies.

· Sugar. Even though sugar itself does not contain high levels of acidity, it promotes the growth of acid-creating bacteria in your mouth, creating an acidic environment.

· Stomach acid. Vomiting and reflux also can cause serious tooth damage when stomach acid comes into contact with your teeth. If you suffer from an eating disorder, acid reflux or a related condition, seek professional help.

Signs of tooth erosion

Acid wear may lead to serious dental problems. It is important to notice the signs of tooth erosion in its early stages (sensitivity and discoloration) before more severe damage occur, such as cracks, pain and decay.

· Sensitivity. As your teeth’s protective enamel wears away, you may feel a twinge of pain when you consume hot, cold or sweet food and drink. As more enamel is worn away, teeth become increasingly sensitive.

· Discoloration. Teeth can become increasingly yellow as the thinning enamel layer exposes the underlying dentin.

· Rounded teeth. Your teeth may have a rounded or “sand-blasted” look.

· Sharp edges. You might notice thinning of teeth with sharp edges which might cut your tongue and cheeks.

· Transparency. Your front teeth may appear slightly translucent near the edges.

· Cracks. Small cracks and roughness may appear at the edges of teeth.

· Cupping. Small dents may appear on the chewing surface of the teeth, and fillings may appear to be rising up out of the tooth.

What you can do to prevent tooth erosion

Follow these tips to reduce the effects of acid on your teeth.

· Eating higher pH. Food alongside. This helps in lowering the acidity. Includes food like nuts, cheese, oatmeal, mangoes, melons, banana, apples, eggs, vegetables, brown rice and whole grains.

· Eat with meals. Instead of snacking throughout the day, save acidic foods for mealtimes. This will reduce their contact with your teeth and help neutralize the acid by eating it with other foods.

· Wash down with water. Sip water alongside or after the acidic food or drink to wash it out of your mouth.

· Use a straw. While having acidic beverages, reduce their contact with your teeth by using a straw and finishing the drink quickly, instead of sipping over a long period of time.

· Say no to bubbles. Swap out carbonated drinks with water, milk or tea.

· Wait before brushing. Acid softens your enamel, so brushing immediately after eating or drinking high-acid foods or drinks can actually cause damage. Wait at least half an hour and then start brushing. In the meantime, you can always rinse your mouth with tap water.

· Quit smoking. Studies have showed that smokers are more prone to acidity leading to acid reflux and teeth erosion

· Professional help. See your dentist twice a year for dental cleaning and oral screening.

· Sugar free gums. Chewing on sugar free gums increase the saliva flow which, neutralise the acid and help the teeth to stay strong.

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