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Dr. Atifa Azma Azhar

BDS

Dentist, Bangalore

13 Years Experience
Dr. Atifa Azma Azhar BDS Dentist, Bangalore
13 Years Experience
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I'm a caring, skilled professional, dedicated to simplifying what is often a very complicated and confusing area of health care....more
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Dr. Atifa Azma Azhar is a renowned Dentist in V-Care Hospital, Bangalore. She has had many happy patients in her 13 years of journey as a Dentist. She has completed BDS . You can meet Dr. Atifa Azma Azhar personally at Reha Dental Care in V-Care Hospital, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Atifa Azma Azhar on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - KGF College of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Kolar, - 2004
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Mujhe bar bar muh ke chale hote rehte he. Koi solution?

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist,
Mujhe bar bar muh ke chale hote rehte he. Koi solution?
Baar baar muh me chalo do condition me ho sakte hai ya toh aap ko constipation ki bimari hai ya toh body me vitamine b ki kami reh sakti he. Iske liye chahe aap doctor ko jaake dikhaye aur diagnose karvake le.
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Dear sir I am himanshu and I am suffering from alser in my mouth. So what can I do please reply.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Dear sir I am himanshu and I am suffering from alser in my mouth. So what can I do please reply.
Start with multivitamin capsule daily. Avoid spicy food. Drink plenty of water. Keep your stomach fit.
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I am 24 years old and I am having problem in my mouth and gums. While doing brush blood is been seen daily.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Go for complete dental check up. You might need cleaning of teeth. Till then apply stolin r gum paint twice daily.
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Oil Pulling - Miracle or Fad?

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Oil Pulling - Miracle or Fad?

After multiple patients have asked us about the authenticity of oil pulling as a technique, here's what we have to say:

There is no denying all of us wait for a miracle cure to that terrible disease called dental decay. Much of a dentists or a dental hygienists time goes into answering the question,

why do cavities happen? or how do I prevent cavities?

While people usually assume the answer is brushing and flossing there are some lesser known ancient techniques and some ultramodern gadgets that have contributed to our arsenal of options to keep your mouth healthy.

Oil pulling being one of them has been in the limelight of late.

What is oil pulling?

This oral therapy is a type of ayurvedic medicine that dates back 3, 000 years. It involves swishing approximately 1 tablespoon of oil typically coconut, sesame, or sunflower oil in semisolid form (as shown in the pic) in your mouth for about 20 minutes and then spitting it out.

Start with just 5 minutes a day. Twenty minutes of swishing is a long time, and while the longer you pull, the more bacteria you'll remove, 5 or 10 minutes will still offer some benefit.

A gentle swishing, pushing, and sucking the oil through the teeth is all that's required

Don't swallow. if you find it hard not to, you likely have too much oil in your mouth, spit it out and try again with a smaller amount. just discard the used oil into the nearest cup or trash can.

Why oil pulling? how does it work?

Recent studies show that oil pulling helps against gingivitis, plaque, and microorganisms that cause bad breath.

How? most microorganisms inhabiting the mouth consist of a single cell, cells are covered with a lipid, or fatty, membrane, which is the cell's skin. When these cells come into contact with oil, a fat, they naturally adhere to each other.

Which oil?

Use coconut oil. While you can get the same bacteria-fighting benefits with sesame or sunflower oil, coconut oil has the added benefit of lauric acid, which is well-known for its anti-microbial agents. Also, a recent study found that coconut oil may help prevent tooth decay.

coconut and sunflower oil aren't the only oils with dental health benefits. For irritated, inflamed gums, rub a little vitamin e oil directly on the surface. It's rich in antioxidants, easily absorbed, and helps regenerate healthy gum tissue.

Additional benefits


Reducing decay
Whitening teeth by keeping clean and smooth surfaces that do not lodge food.
Eliminates bad breath
Preventing gum infections caused by harmful bacteria in the mouth


Expert tip

It doesn't reverse the effects of tooth decay, but it's a great supplemental therapy to reduce the bacterial count in the mouth thereby decreasing the likelihood of decay and other dental and systemic diseases.

The only disclaimer we would want to put in is


Do not ingest or swallow the oil in all your enthusiasm and,
Don't skip brushing and flossing. Oil pulling should never replace routine dental visits and traditional home oral care.


While oil pulling can't change your life or make you never need to go to a dentist again -try it for yourself, if it reduces your chances of decay and maybe even helps you ace your next dental visit with no new cavities.

We say thumbs up! pull away!

Please try this safe and natural practice and let us know how you find it in the comments section.

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MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Nanded
Brush twice a day, keep tooth problems away: brushing twice a day removes the tiny left out food particles from the mouth and keeps it fresher and cleaner.
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Sir/Madam from yesterday I had teeth paining so much I can't control it. From this I can't eat food also. From this head ear pain also there please give suggestion for it.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir/Madam from yesterday I had teeth paining so much I can't control it. From this I can't eat food also. From this h...
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning, root canal treatment & capping. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash.
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I used to chewing tobacco. Now I had left it but there is spot on my teeth. How to reduce them.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I used to chewing tobacco. Now I had left it but there is spot on my teeth. How to reduce them.
Please visit a dental surgeon and get your teeth cleaning and polishing done. Stains will be removed by polishing and stop chewing tobacco please.
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I have gingivitis last one week, how to cure?

A.C.C.I - Accredited and Certified Course in Implantology, MDS - Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist,
Dear good evening - best way to take care of gingivitis to do lots of luke warm water mouthrinses. If the condition does not improve in 5 to 6 days then a dental check up and possible oral prophylaxis may be required - the same can only be decided on undertaking a check up.
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8 years ago I was injured and it was suppurated in my lower front teeth but I was taken full treatment. Now its paining, is it cause of this?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
8 years ago I was injured and it was suppurated in my lower front teeth but I was taken full treatment. Now its paini...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may/maynot be secondarily infected which can be diagnosed only after proper investigations.
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I have ulcer in my mouth. What I can do?

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist,
I have ulcer in my mouth. What I can do?
Mouth ulcers can come if you are having stress, lack of proper sleep, lack of vitamins, having hot or spicy food. It may also come due to infections. To overcome this be relaxed, eat healthy food and maintain your oral hygiene. Kindly consult your dentist when you have ulcer so that he may see the ulcer and diagnose the cause and give you treatment.
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My friend has lost all the taste in her mouth. She is able to eat everything but as she feels no taste, she doesn't feel like eating. What can be the cause of this? Please provide some solution.

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Our toung consists of several taste buds, because of these taste buds we can feel the various tastes like sweet, sour, spicy etc. Damage to these taste buds results in loss of taste sensation. Excessive food deposition on tongue also results in loss of taste sensation. Some times having too cold or hot liquids frequently also results in loss of taste sensation. Wat you should do: 1- maintain good oral hygine by brushing twice a day. 2- avoid too cold and hot liquids and food. 3- keep your tongue clean by tongue cleaner. Sometimes disease of tongue went unnoticed also causes this situation. So primarily follow above instructions if that doesn't solve the problem then only go to an e. N. T. Surgeon for further diagnosis and investigations.
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I am suffering from mouth ulcers since a decade, it occurs frequently in a month and very painful to me. So kindly suggest me permanent solution for this.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
kindly apply orahelp gum paint twice daily for 15 days. Take multivitamins for a month. also notice that you are not constipated, stressed or having lack of sleep, having acidity problem as these are few of the reasons for ulcers. avoid hot and spicy food as this may irritate the ulcers. brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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I am 21 year old I was suffering from ulcer since 4 year and it was pain in initial days and it vanish a week and after one month it comes.

BDS, PG Diploma In PG Advance Course Of Oral Implantology On New Generation Implants, PGDHHM
Dentist, Gurgaon
Hello there can be many reasons for ulcers. But most common reasons for stress, vitamin b12 folic acid deficiency, or stomach upset. Firstly we have found out reason causing ulcer. Which type of ulcers are you suffering from painful or non painful, size and no of ulcers, frequency of recurrence, and systemic disease like diabetes or cardiac disease. Which types of medications you have taken before or taking all these type information is necessary to know exact nature of disease. Is it from months or years
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It’s commonly accepted that poor dental health makes diabetes worse, and that diabetes makes dental health worse, leaving diabetics in a tough situation.
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My front teeth have brown scars. They seem to be odd. Please help me out. Suggest any home remedy.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Bridging or bleaching can convince you for sparkling white teeth. For specific details, consult. Consultation free.
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My son is 5 years of age he had a toothache painful with cavity should the dentist remove the tooth? Or else stay it as it is?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My son is 5 years of age he had a toothache painful with cavity should the dentist remove the tooth? Or else stay it ...
The type of treatment you have for toothache 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 is caused by tooth decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. • 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.
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Is it possible to remove more yellowish marks on teeth due to fluorosis or not proper brushing? If yes, which treatment should I take?

MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Post Graduation Certicate In Clear Aligner Therapy, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI) , Certificate In Advanced Endodontics,Laser Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Is it possible to remove more yellowish marks on teeth due to fluorosis or not proper brushing? If yes, which treatme...
Yes it is possible for that I would suggest you to consult dentist as he or she has to check the how much intense and deep is the yellowish stains treatmrnt depends upon the severity of stains mild stains - microabrasion or bleeching moderate stains - microabrasion and dirrect veneering severe stains - veneering.
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How much salt or sodium is good for me? How much sugar is good for me? Which foods and drinks containing sugar cause tooth decay?

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Endocrinologist, Mumbai
How much salt or sodium is good for me?
How much sugar is good for me?
Which foods and drinks containing sugar cause ...
Approximately 4-6 gms of sodium is sufficient for your daily needs.This equals about 2 tsps of common salt. 2-3 tsps of sugar can suffice daily, however this should include any sweets, dessert, and your tea, coffee etc. Try to avoid free sugar intake.... instead have dried fruits & fresh fruits.
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I am a 25 years old male, I show up symptoms for median rhomboid glossitis. How is this diagnosed? Is it risky?

MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
I am a 25 years old male, I show up symptoms for median rhomboid glossitis. How is this diagnosed? Is it risky?
Hi, apply candid mouthpaint over the lesion four to five times a day. It is not at all risky even if it does not subsides. Regards.
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