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Dr. Akmal Ariff

Dentist, Bangalore

Dr. Akmal Ariff Dentist, Bangalore
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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
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Dr. Akmal Ariff is an experienced Dentist in Jayanagar, Bangalore. You can visit him at Dental Health Care in Jayanagar, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Akmal Ariff on Lybrate.com.

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Recently I blessed with girl baby. For past 1 week, i'm having teeth sensitivity. Is there any lack of vitamins or what ?

B.D.S
Dentist, Jaipur
Recently I blessed with girl baby. For past 1 week, i'm having teeth sensitivity. Is there any lack of vitamins or wh...
Hello, this is absolutely normal condition occurs post pregnancy please get the dental cleaning done and use thermoseal toothpaste. Thank you
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Hyperdontia Too Many Teeth?

MDS - Periodontology and Oral Implantology, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hyperdontia Too Many Teeth?

When asked about the number of teeth, the immediate response is 32. What most people don’t realize is that this includes that 4 wisdom teeth also, which don’t erupt in 50% of the adults. The revised number is therefore 28. Again, this is what is normal, and there could be variations among people. While some could have lost some tooth and have less than 28, another interesting bunch of people can have more than 28.

This condition of having extra teeth is known as hyperdontia that is hyper for more and dontia for teeth. Also called as supernumerary teeth, they erupt in the same line as other teeth or if there is lack of space, erupt either on the tongue side or on the cheek side of the jaw bone. In severe cases, it could sometimes even give the appearance of a mouthful of teeth.

These vary in shape and size and the following are the common forms of supernumerary teeth.

  1. Mesiodens: The most common form, they erupt between the incisors in the front of the mouth. The extra teeth are usually conical and much smaller than the regular incisors.

  2. Paramolars: These would look like smaller molars and can grow on the cheek or the palatal side.

  3. Distomolars: These are extra-small, additional wisdom teeth and grow beyond the third molars.

Reasons: Not clearly established, but genetics has a key role in their formation. Abnormalities like cleft lip and palate, Ehler-Danlos syndrome, and Gardner syndrome can also lead to supernumerary teeth. It is more common in men than women.

Fixing Hyperdontia: Even if they do not cause any immediate damage, they will be exerting extra pressure on other oral structures and should be removed. The gums and the jaw bones will be under a lot of pressure with the extra load.

Before going ahead with removal, the underlying cause needs to be identified. If there is any anomaly like cleft lip or palate, that needs to be corrected. If Gardner’s syndrome is suspected, then other symptoms also need to be checked for. Once the cause is identified, then removing hyperdontia is just one part of the whole treatment.

A radiograph will help determine,  if there are additional teeth present. A removal plan then needs to be drawn up. After removal, the orthodontist will need to be involved to correct any misalignment with braces. The exact duration and type of treatment will depend on the patient condition. If it was just a conical mesiodens that erupted between the two incisors, then it could just be removed and the space closed in a short period of time. However, if there are many of them, then a planned removal and correction is required.

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I have mouth ulcer for about a month I am using vitamin b And iron tablets and orasep gel Still ulcer is huge in size but reduced as compare to 10days before Pls suggest.

BDS
Dentist, Bhopal
You need a good checkup in which dentist will find out the cause of ulcer n laser treatment of ulcer for quick healing.
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I am 22 year girl and it seems my wisdom teeth are coming out but suddenly I saw my gum became very weak and blood is coming out not only from beside the wisdom teeth but here and there! What causes these? What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I am 22 year girl and it seems my wisdom teeth are coming out but suddenly I saw my gum became very weak and blood is...
There are so many causes of bleeding gums - - brushing too hard - poor oral hygiene. - vitamin deficiency - taking blood thinners or other medications - bleeding or clotting disorders - mouth sores - other medical problems, including diabetes, heart disease, leukemia or scurvy few advice to stop bleeding gums-- - visit to a dentist for professional cleaning once in a year - use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - rinse with salt water to keep the area clean. - avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth.
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I am 27 years old. From past 1 years their is some bleeding in my Gums while brushing my teeth. Their is No pain at all. Blood comes out only while brushing that too from one particular location without any pain. It would be around 2-3 drops daily. No bleeding if I don't brush. Why is it so? What precaution and cure I should take? How serious it is?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I am 27 years old. From past 1 years their is some bleeding in my Gums while brushing my teeth. Their is No pain at a...
bleeding gums are sign of gum infection due to accumulation of plaque on teeth. go for scaling and polishing of teeth. use mouthwash twice daily after brushing. maintain proper oral hygiene.
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Sometimes I have pain in my mouth under my tongue and I do not know what to do at that time I have eaten pain killers but it does not response good. What should I do?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Sometimes I have pain in my mouth under my tongue and I do not know what to do at that time I have eaten pain killers...
Do you get enough saliva at that time is there some swelling under the tongue it is best if you show a maxillofacial surg when pain is there you may show me if ard lko.
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BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Pune
Loss of teeth leads to Indigestion of food. When treating your stomach give your DENTIST a chance!

Saving a fallen tooth can be useful

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
Saving a fallen tooth can be useful
Saving a fallen tooth can be useful. Try to keep it in place while you seek immediate medical attention. If that is not the case, try wrapping the tooth in a piece of plastic or soaking it into milk and call for immediate dental service.
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Feet pain, joint pain, urinal problem and mouth remain un fresh even aft. Brushing So can I know wt will it be.

bachelor of Physiotherapy
Physiotherapist, Delhi
Feet pain, joint pain, urinal problem and mouth remain un fresh even aft. Brushing So can I know wt will it be.
I can only answer about joint pain many factors could be reason first of all your age, gender and your physical nature of work sedentary work, poor life style and deficiency of vit and minerals poor mechanics could be few factors and resolved.
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
Do not use your teeth for doing something other than chewing food. Using them for cracking nuts, removing bottle tops or ripping open packaging can result in chipped or broken teeth.
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I have faced some pain in my upper teeth of right side of my mouth from yesterday and also some pain in left ear. Please give me some advice.

BDS
Dentist,
I have faced some pain in my upper teeth of right side of my mouth from yesterday and also some pain in left ear. Ple...
Pain in left ear is associated with your tooth pain. Its called referred pain. Go to your local dentist and get your tooth check up done. You may have cavity in your tooth. Thanks.
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MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Thane
Taking a good meal before the rtc is advised as the process can take as long as three hours in some cases.

Hi sir. I am suffering tooth ache from 3 days. Can you give me tablets for tooth ache to reduce pain and I have joint pain from long back can you consult me to reduce joint pain. Its horrible pain that suffering from joint. Thank you.

D.P.T
Physiotherapist, Hyderabad
Hi sir. I am suffering tooth ache from 3 days. Can you give me tablets for tooth ache to reduce pain and I have joint...
dear user for toothache consult in person with dentist. for joint pains. i suggest you to go for RA factor and Vita d3 test. according to reports medicines can be taken. meanwhile take inferential and ultrasonic therapy to reduce joint pains.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
The retainers can be taken out while having meals and should always be put in their cases.

My mother aged 60 had got toothache. Her Last teeth at the end of jaw is half broken & she had pain in the same. Cold or hot water is causing problem.What to do? She wants to be her the broken bteeth removed. Please advice.

MDS
Dentist, Delhi
If its a wisdom tooth she can get it removed. Else you can go for ROOT CANAL treatment (RCT) of the tooth followed by a crown,provided the tooth is still having ample amount of structure and a good bone support.
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Sir'How do I clear my teeth and I smell my mouth and how to clean my yellow teeth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir'How do I clear my teeth and I smell my mouth and how to clean my yellow teeth.
Hello.- 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 back side of our brush. 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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How to prevent watering from mouth at the time of sleeping. Please give me the home remedy.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
How to prevent watering from mouth at the time of sleeping. Please give me the home remedy.
As such more of saliva formation is good for you and your teeth. In case if it is irritating avoid taking more of water atleast 6 hours prior to sleeping. This might be helpful to you.
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My lower jaw left side continue three teeth missing. I need to fix these teeth. Which treatment is good for me. Note: I have diabetic also.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
My lower jaw  left side continue three teeth missing. I need to fix these teeth. Which treatment is good for me. Note...
Please show to dental surgeon you can have a removable partial denture, a fixed bridge and the latest one is implant and denture depends upon your condition and bone health condition fit for implant insertion.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Professional clean up of your teeth every 6 months helps in keeping your gums free of diseases which in turn is good for your heart too.
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