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Dr. Tara Shankar

Dentist, Thane

Dr. Tara Shankar Dentist, Thane
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Tara Shankar is an experienced Dentist in Dombivali, Thane. You can visit her at Dr Tara Naik in Dombivali, Thane. Book an appointment online with Dr. Tara Shankar on Lybrate.com.

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I Teeth cleaned by dentist 4 to 5 day ago but no improvement from bad breath. Now I feel that loose my front teeth so after cleaning teeth its happen that teeth loose from teeth bone.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I Teeth cleaned by dentist 4 to 5 day ago but no improvement from bad breath. Now I feel that loose my front teeth so...
Hi maam, CLEANING Cleaning your teeth is much better & healthier than deposits on teeth. You can be certain that the dentist could not remove enamel with his/her scaler (The cleaning kit). The more likely scenario is that the dentist will remove some calculus or tartar build up between & around the teeth that the gap was being filled in by it & henceforth removing the tartar successfully makes an existing space visible. The other scenario is that your teeth are beginning to move (shift). You may consult me in person. 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 wife is having a lot of pain in teeth. Please suggest any medicine for instant relief

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Consult dentist because medicine relieves only short time pain relief and worse the situation if there is pus.
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My teeth remain yellow even though I brush twice a day. There is some yellowish white thick layer that forms on the tooth. Over that my gums bleed when I brush. Please assist!

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
My teeth remain yellow even though I brush twice a day. There is some yellowish white thick layer that forms on the t...
Hi, you need to clean your teeth by a dentist. May be ther is calculus and plaque deposit. So confidently get cleaning done.
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Hello doctor, I had buyed betadine mouth wash. Now how to use it. Please tell me doctor.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Solution: oral germicide for fast and soothing relief of sore throat and mouth sores. Breath freshener, where excessive bacteria in the mouth is present. Mouthwash for oral hygiene of postoperative or bedridden patients. Oral antiseptic before and after dental operations or tooth extractions. Ideal degerming soak for dentures and toothbrushes. Paint: treatment and prevention of infection, treating stomatitis or aphthous, or mouth sores. Solution: directions for use: sore throat and mouth infections: pour 20 ml (4 tsp) into a glass and gargle for 30 sec. Repeat 2-4 times daily or as required. Mouthwash: use 20 ml (4 tsp) full strength or diluted with an equal amount of water. Gargle for 30 sec. Repeat as desired. Paint: use undiluted to affected area twice a day.
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I have tooth problem from last 3, 4 days whenever I take tea my tooth ache starts what will I do.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I have tooth problem from last 3, 4 days whenever I take tea my tooth ache starts what will I do.
U may use gc tooth mousse. For local application twice daily especially at night follow instructions.
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MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
Proper oral care isn't just about making your teeth look pretty. It's the key to avoiding common dental problems like gingivitis, tartar, and demineralization. Taking good care of your braces is essential for avoiding complications while they're on and ending up with great-looking teeth once they're off.

My daughter is 7 years old. Her permanent tooth has just started appearing behind the baby tooth at the bottom arch. Should I wait to see the doctor may be few weeks or should I immediately consult. She has a history of late tooth appearing (1st tooth appear when she was 1.5 years old. Please advice.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
My daughter is 7 years old. Her permanent tooth has just started appearing behind the baby tooth at the bottom arch. ...
It's ok time for 1st molar to appear though little late some kids teeth late it's never bad to consult your dentist every six months.
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I have sensitivity in my teeth for more than 4 months, what should I do to cure it?

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Thane
I have sensitivity in my teeth for more than 4 months, what should I do to cure it?
There are multiple over the counter remedies available for sensitivity. But we would still advise you to meet your nearby dentist and get it diagnosed properly. There are various reasons for sensitivity and treatment for the same varies depending on the reason. Hence instead of relying on over the counter sensitivity solutions, please get it diagnosed and treated.
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My age is 18. My problem is I suffer from burning sensation at throat everyday it causes something is stuck in throat and difficult in opening the mouth and sometimes swallowing problem is ot normal or not. What should I can do?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
My age is 18. My problem is I suffer from burning sensation at throat everyday it causes something is stuck in throat...
1. Do betadine gargle 2-3 times daily 2. Avoid drinking cold water, have luke warm water, tea, coffee, hot soup 3. Take throat lozenges, 4. Give voice rest 5. Avoid smoking 6. If no relief you have to take antibiotic after consulting doctor.
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Need assistance for maintaining whiteness of my teeth. My teeth are yellowish. I have done a teeth scaling 3 years earlier. But, after 6 months, I have lost all the whiteness gradually.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Need assistance for maintaining whiteness of my teeth. My teeth are yellowish. I have done a teeth scaling 3 years ea...
Quit habits if you have any. Use SNOWDENT toothpaste for brighter teeth. Apply it for 10-15 minutes and then brush the teeth. Overnight application is effective.
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BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Sugary foods should be consumed in limited quantities as the bacteria in dental plaque changes them into acids.

My gums are reducing hence my teeth become big in size. Is there any medicine to improve gums.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Flap raising can be done, this is happening because of gum infections take an opg x-ray and check for the bone loss and advise for a flap surgery and placing bone graft . If left untreated tht can cause mobility of teeth and ends up in tooth loss
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Sir, My son is suffering from mouth ulcer two times in a week only in tongue so please send the medicine Thanking you sir.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
Sir, My son is suffering from mouth ulcer two times in a week only in tongue so please send the medicine Thanking you...
Ulcers generally take 1-2 weeks to heal completely. Recurrent ulcers can be due to local mouth conditions such as rough teeth surface or rough mouth appliances or dentures. It can also b due to general nutrtional deficiency, digestion prob, stress etc. Certain bacterial n viral infections also cause ulcers. Treatment: start on multivitamin tabs n iron supplements if your hb% levels r low. Apply dologel oral ointment on ulcers thrice daily. Avoid spicy n oily food, alcohol, tea n coffee. Drink plenty of water n hv fibrous foods. Visit dentist to rule out oral factors responsible for ulcers.
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Implant Dentistry

MDS - Periodontology and Oral Implantology, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Implant Dentistry

Tooth loss is a challenge for both the patient and the dentist. Patient has to deal with reduced chewing efficiency and altered appearance. The dentist, on the contrary, is faced with restoring the lost tooth to the maximum natural extent possible, functionally and structurally.

The fixed dentures came close with their ability to providing fixed teeth that were stable and aesthetically appealing. However, there was one big disadvantage, the adjacent teeth that were being used as abutment were reduced in size and therefore strength though they could be perfectly normal teeth.

In an effort to avoid this, the dental community started looking at options, the result of which was implant. Not just replacing the crown part of the tooth, even the root portion of the tooth is replaced here.
A biocompatible material, titanium, is put into the tooth to serve as the root. Titanium is strong, light, biocompatible (does not cause autoimmune reactions in the surrounding tissues) and most importantly osseointegrated (fuses to the surrounding bone). Once placed as the root, it gets absorbed into the bone after a period of about 2 to 6 months. Then, a crown or a denture is literally built on this root to simulate the natural appearance as close as possible. This provides not just the complete natural tooth structure but also provides support to the surrounding tissues like the gums and the cheeks.

Implant dentistry is a perfect example of teamwork including surgeons to operate and place the bone, prosthodontists to do the crown or the bridge, a periodontist to manage the gums health, and a lab technician who can do the finest job on the crowns or the bridges.

Types of implants:

  1. Three common types include: Single tooth replacement: In cases where a single tooth is lost, the implant would be one root that is allowed to fuse to the bone and then a crown is placed over it.
  2. Fixed multiple teeth replacements: If more than one tooth is lost, then bridges are fabricated by placing one or more implants and then custom-made crowns are placed over these implants.
  3. Removable implant supported complete denture: If all the lower teeth are missing, implants could be placed at pre-identified locations and then a complete denture fabricated over it. This is commonly done in lower jaws as stability is always a cause for concern.

Contraindications:
The success of the implant requires good bone health. The most common contraindications would be patients with chronic diseases like poorly controlled diabetes, cancer in the line of jaws, chronic smoking, or poor periodontal health.

However, if managed well, even these patients can have implants after a detailed assessment by the dental team.

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BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Don't rush, when you brush: for maximum results, brush your teeth for atleast 2 to 3 minutes.
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BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Hormonal changes in women increase senitivity and may also lead to the occurance of gingivitis.

I am 54 years old female. My upper right wisdom tooth is infected. Next to it two molars are missing. I might need two artificial teeth on that gap so might need wisdom tooth then as support. Should I get a root canal or extraction of wisdom tooth. Pls advice.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am 54 years old female. My upper right wisdom tooth is infected. Next to it two molars are missing. I might need tw...
If it's infected may not serve as a good support more over present bone condition is to b evaluated if doubt ful get its extracted
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I have chronic periodontitis, what should be the treatment plan for this, can it be reversed?

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I have chronic periodontitis, what should be the treatment plan for this, can it be reversed?
Chronic periodontitis means severe inflammation and bleeding gums that occurs due to food accumulation in gums due to improper oral hygiene, it cannot be reversed. Get a deep scaling and cleaning done from a dentist, also start brushing after each meal.
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MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Flossing on a daily basis prevents plaque-build up which can further lead to tooth decay and gum disease.
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