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Dr. Sharat Shetty

Dentist, Thane

Dr. Sharat Shetty Dentist, Thane
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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. Sharat Shetty is an experienced Dentist in Kaushalya Medical Foundation Trust Hospital, Thane. You can meet Dr. Sharat Shetty personally at Dental Cosmos in Kaushalya Medical Foundation Trust Hospital, Thane. Book an appointment online with Dr. Sharat Shetty on Lybrate.com.

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Teeth Whitening - Are You the Right Candidate for it?

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Teeth Whitening - Are You the Right Candidate for it?

If we think about what attracts us to a person in general, the first thing that we can think of is a great, warm smile. A good set of well-aligned white teeth is an important aspect of this great smile. However, white teeth remain an elusive thing for most of us. Some of the common reasons for discolored teeth are as below.

  1. Ageing
  2. Hypo mineralized tooth structure
  3. Fluourosis
  4. Food habits
  5. Tobacco smoking/chewing (learn more for Smoking  Effect on Teeth)
  6. Side effects of medication (tetracyclines, for instance)

The degree of discoloration varies widely and also is hereditary. Whatever the reasons, there is the option of tooth whitening, which is effective with optimal oral health and good oral hygiene habits. Tooth whitening is not for everybody though, the following are the definite contraindications.

  1. Teeth with fillings: The bleaching agents work best on natural tooth structure. Whether it is a crown or a veneer or a bridge, the bleaching agent will not work on these tooth-colored fillings and composite resins. On the contrary, using bleaching agent on a tooth filling can produce uneven whitening. The teeth without fillings will appear lighter than those with fillings. If the person has discoloration due to fluorosis or any other reason, then it is ideal to complete any pending restorative work before initiating tooth whitening procedure. This should be allowed to settle in for about 2 weeks. After that, whitening should be undertaken which will ensure the best results and match with the composite filling/veneer/crowns. In people with multiple restorations, whitening can result in uneven coloration of the teeth and so veneers or crowns would be better suited than whitening.
  2. Sensitive teeth: Sensitivity is an indication that the dentin is exposed or is covered by a very thin layer of enamel. Whitening agents will not work very well in these cases.
  3. Poor oral health (gingivitis, worn enamel, cavities, and root decay): The whitening agent can irritate the gums or penetrate the existing decay or worn enamel leading to sensitivity. The tooth whitening agent works on the enamel, and as the tooth surfaces do not have enamel, they do not produce a whitening effect.
  4. Age: Hydrogen peroxide which is the most common bleaching agent is not safe for use in children below 16 years of age. The pulp chambers are quite high and the tooth is still forming, so bleaching agents are not to be used.

While choosing to go for tooth whitening, one thing to bear in mind is that it is not a permanent solution to discolored teeth and might require repetition of the treatment. Having a detailed discussion will help set realistic expectations and achieve optimal results.
 

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Hi Please confirm whether foul smell comes from mouth after bleaching/polishing of tenths? few people complaining of the same.

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist,
No after through cleaning of tooth followed by good oral hygiene will restrict the local cause of bad smell and kindly get regulated for your medical condition for long term dental health wellness.
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Is gum decay due to gingivitis reversible after scaling and treatment. I have heavy stone on my teeth. I am going for scaling. Can I completely recover from my teeth problem?

BDS
Dentist, Bhopal
Is gum decay due to gingivitis reversible after scaling and treatment. I have heavy stone on my teeth. I am going for...
In most of the cases the gums comes to its normal position but if you have very much calculus deposition may be you have to go for small surgery.
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Iam 22 old male iam suffering from burning of mouth. What is causes of burning of mouth. Natural tips for gastric problem tips.

BHMS
Homeopath, Ambala
Iam 22 old male iam suffering from burning of mouth. What is causes of burning of mouth. Natural tips for gastric pro...
It may be because of hyperacidity. Avoid fried food and take fruit salad 30 min before your meal. Take homoeopathic medicine nux vom 30 3 times a day.
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I am 18 years old. I want to ask how do I whiten my tooth either by naturally or medical treatments.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I am 18 years old. I want to ask how do I whiten my tooth either by naturally or medical treatments.
For teeth whitening you need bleachibg and polishing and scaling also if plaque deposition is there on teeth surface. Brush regularly two times. Rinse your mouth after each meal. Avoid too much tea, coffee and chocolate.
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
Even after the RCT is complete, patients must visit their endodontists or dentists to get the proper restorative work completed on the tooth.
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I am feeling very much gum sensitivity for few days. What is the reason? I have plaque on my teeth and going for scaling on Monday. Would it relieve me from this sensitivity?

BDS
Dentist, Howrah
I am feeling very much gum sensitivity for few days. What is the reason? I have plaque on my teeth and going for scal...
Hello Lybrate user. Well you can do scaling. But after that there might be some cervical abrasion on some of the teeth. Ask your dentist to check that up properly and treat it if it's necessary.
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Is there any other options besides root canal treatment? How to fight bad breath? What medicine or supplement should be taken for healthy teeth's? Is toothpaste better then manjan or datoon.

DGOI, Aesthetic , M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Is there any other options besides root canal treatment? How to fight bad breath? What medicine or supplement should ...
Bad breath or called as" halitosis" there are various reasons for bad breath. First of all update your medical history as the problem could be elsewhere in your body but will be shown as bad breath through your mouth as mouth being the gateway for your complete system. Apart from that there might be local soft or hard deposits on your teeth which can cause bad breath. This might need professional cleaning by the dentist your teeth might be not well aligned, which we call as" crowded" teeth which makes its challenging for you to keep it clean. So consult an orthodontist (specialist for braces) to align your teeth. Your health of the gums might be compromised which also leads to bad breath. Consult a periodontist for gum problems. Your teeth might have cavities where the food can get lodged and might lead to bad breath. Consult your dentist for this. Inspite of regular cleaning and brushing it might be difficult for you to get a fresh breath. As I mentioned above your dentist will tell you exactly the problem areas. Make sure you do your part well. Regular brushing of your teeth twice daily regular flossing of your teeth (which means cleaning between your teeth by means of floss) clean your tongue gently as it can harbour bacteria causing bad breath stay away from tobacco related habits consume a lot of water and stay hydrated. As dry mouth also leads to bad breath. Please do not use mouth washes if not prescribed by your dentist as they have their own side effects which would be a negative to your oral health. Pay a visit to your dentist every 6 months or earlier for routine cleaning as suggested by your dentist. Problems diagnosed and treated earlier needs less attention as well as works out financially easier for you. I hope I clarified your question. If you need further clarification you can always buzz me or ask your dentist. Good luck and god bless
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BDS
Dentist, Dehradun
You can exercise for healthier gums as well. Gently bite down so as to make sure that your teeth make a clinking sound when they meet. Repeat this 30 to 40 times continously. This exercise will stimulate the flow of blood and will keep your gums healthy.
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I am 23 years old. Last 1 month I suffered teeth-pain, also used sensodyne paste. Hut I have no relief. What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 23 years old. Last 1 month I suffered teeth-pain, also used sensodyne paste. Hut I have no relief. What should I...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need root canal treatment. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash. Advise c. Amox 500mg 1-1-1, thrice daily, t. Metrogyl 400mg 1-1-1, thrice daily, t. Imol 1-1-1, thrice daily (contraindicated in conditions with gastric ulcer, asthma, wheezing, allergy), c. Becosules 1-0-0 once daily all for 3 days only. Advance procedures can be done with laser. 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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There are minor gaps between my upper pair of teeth which doesn't looks good. Is there any solution for it?

MDS Endodontist
Dentist, Delhi
There are minor gaps between my upper pair of teeth which doesn't looks good. Is there any solution for it?
Lybrate-user yes there is a treatment for gaps in teeth or spacing in teeth. Depending on the space innumerable solutions may be offered by dentists to you minimal corrections can be handled by laminates. Either composite or ceramic which is like having labial faced crown on your teeth wid minimal intervention or tooth cutting. These are not very time consuming process more so even better is an ortho treatment where the doctor may establish if it's a local or a skeletal defect and give you tooth movement appliances like in lay man term braces etc to bridge the space n correct your smile these are just two examples to give you an idea any treatment requires an assessment of your oral cavity in person all treatments vary in price n time kindly get in touch with a good orthodontist in your area who can help you out good luck.
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MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Raipur
Formula to keep ur gums & teeth healthy - 2*2*2
2 minutes of brushing
2 times brushing
2 visits yearly to the dentist
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How to get rid of gums pain, daily at the time of brushing bleeding takes place from my gums? please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Red, swollen gums, bleeding gums after brushing, bad breath are initial signs of gingivitis.. You need a round of professional cleaning with polishing for this, Plz dont ignore as this may lead to periodontitis..
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Suffering from wisdom teeth pain. They growing away outside from jaw. And itching my cheeks under skin. Please help me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Suffering from wisdom teeth pain. They growing away outside from jaw. And itching my cheeks under skin. Please help me.
Wisdom teeth usually make their appearance between the ages of 17 and 21, though it's possible for them to push through earlier or later. Referred to as your" third molars, these four teeth begin to push through the skin like any other tooth, which can cause pain. However, wisdom teeth are much more likely to grow in at an incorrect angle – even sideways – causing impaction that can radiate this pain to the teeth in front of it.
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I have bad breath problem don't know what are the reasons. Is any connection between stomach and breath because some doctors says that you have gastric problem. Pls give me right answer. Thanks in advance.

BDS
Dentist, Saharanpur
I have bad breath problem don't know what are the reasons. Is any connection between stomach and breath because some ...
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 n scrap your tongue twice day n tel me d status after 5 days.
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I am scared of dental treatment every time I plan n later I cancel it. Is there any other way where I can cure my dental problems. I've heard it's really painful n scary too.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am scared of dental treatment every time I plan n later I cancel it. Is there any other way where I can cure my den...
You may need cleaning and artificial enamel filling or root canal treatment. Advance procedures can be done under sedation ( Sleep dentistry ) & with laser.
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Hi. My friend got surgery for his tongue. And removed 3cm of right side. Carcinoma is the reason for surgery. Six months back the surgery was done. Is it ok to take alcohol for him. please give suggestion.

BDS
Dentist,
Dear lybrate-user carcinoma f tongue is more prone to metastasize (spread to other site of body) n depend on site of tongue from were carcinoma was operated. So don't use any irritating substance.
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I have problem in teeth in which follow blood many time like brush time and eating fruit time etc.

BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
I have problem in teeth in which follow blood many time like brush time and eating fruit time etc.
This problem is called as gingivitis. Gum infection. You should visit your nearby dentist to undergo cleaning procedure. And can use 1) metrogyl dg gel apply twice after brushing for 10 minutes 2) sensoform gum paint to massage on gums for 5 minutes. Then rinse with warm saline water carry this procedure for 10 days atleast.
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