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Dr. Iftekhar Ahmed

BDS, MDS

Dentist, Bangalore

17 Years Experience
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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. Iftekhar Ahmed is a popular Dentist in Jayanagar, Bangalore. He has helped numerous patients in his 17 years of experience as a Dentist. He is a qualified BDS, MDS . You can meet Dr. Iftekhar Ahmed personally at Dental Nest in Jayanagar, Bangalore. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Iftekhar Ahmed on Lybrate.com.

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Education
BDS - SJM Dental College & Hospital - 2000
MDS - Bapuji Dental College Hospital - 2004
Languages spoken
English
Professional Memberships
Indian Academy of Aesthetic & Cosmetic Dentistry
Indian Academy of Aesthetic & Cosmetic Dentistry

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I have dental problems and cavity problems can I use normal toothpaste and brush for my tooth?

BHMS
Homeopath, Lucknow
I have dental problems and cavity problems can I use normal toothpaste and brush for my tooth?
take kreosote Q/2drops+5drops water. soak small ball of cotton &apply over affected tooth. put 2 drops of kreosote on ur toothbrush + any toothpaste over it.brush ur teeth 2 times in a day. it will really help.
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Smoking and Its Effect on Teeth

FWFO, MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Smoking and Its Effect on Teeth

Smoking is a phenomenon where the smoke emanated from a burning substance, usually tobacco, is inhaled. Smoking is a major cause for multiple diseases such as lung cancer, mouth cancer, blood pressure disorders etc.

Smoking tends to limit the capabilities of the immune system and this makes it easier for various diseases to affect the body. Smoking can lead to problems in the teeth where the gum tissues that attach the bone with the teeth are affected. This may cause the blood flow to the gums to be impaired and affect the functioning of the teeth.

The changes that the teeth undergo due to smoking are -

1. It may increase teeth sensitivity.
2. Smoking causes the teeth to be pulled away from the gums.
3. It can result in swollen and bleeding gums.
4. It may cause pain while chewing food.
5. Bone loss around the jawline occurs in smokers.
6. It can result in stained teeth and bad breath.

Disorders related to the teeth caused by smoking

There are various disorders of the teeth which are directly linked to smoking, they are -

  • Mouth cancer - in this condition tumors are formed in the mouth
  • It can cause plaque to accumulate in the teeth
  • It may cause gum disease that can result in tooth loss
  • It may interfere with healing period of any dental treatment
  • It reduces the success rates of teeth implants
  • Sweeteners present in the tobacco can also cause tooth decay

The effects of smoking on the tooth can be minimized by avoiding smoking altogether. Apart from that, following proper dental hygiene such regular brushing and flossing of the teeth will keep the teeth healthy. Avoiding smoking also reduces chances of lesion leukoplakia (white patches near teeth and gums).

'Consult'.

Related Tip: 7 Dangerous Changes that Smoking Causes to Your SKIN

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I am 23 years old and 3 days continuous headache occurred and the mouth ulcer for next 1 week as the headache stopped. What might be the reason and remedies to it. Please help.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I am 23 years old and 3 days continuous headache occurred and the mouth ulcer for next 1 week as the headache stopped...
Hi lybrate-user, a mouth ulcer is a painful sore inside the mouth, on the tongue, soft palate (the back portion of the roof of your mouth), or inside the cheeks. Sores in your mouth are round, white, or grey in color, with a red edge or border. The condition is usually becomes okay withing 7 days. But if it persists beyond that, or if multiple ulcers keep re-appearing, medical advice must be taken. In severe mouth ulcer attacks, you may also experience fever and physical sluggishness. Taking vitamin b12 supplements along with a suitable gel for pain is the best remedy. Hope that helps.

I have my yellow teeth and I am very afraid with this please tell me how to make this white and shining. I regular brush.

BDS
Dentist,
I have my yellow teeth and I am very afraid with this please tell me how to make this white and shining. I regular br...
Hi, the yellow color of your teeth might be because of stains which can be superficial and deep or even it might be the natural hue of your teeth. If the they stains are superficial they can be removed by a complete scaling procedure. Deeper stains can be removed by bleaching which can also lighten the yellow shade of your teeth to a certain extent.
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I am dilip and my has got hurt in his teeth and bleeding has started. What should I do.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am dilip and my has got hurt in his teeth and bleeding has started. What should I do.
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning, root canal treatment & capping or splinting depending upon the extent of damage to the tooth.
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I am. Suffering from. Gastric problem I use to take morning early medicine empty stomach since 5 years but I always have digestion problem I am not able to eat anything I dnt feel hungry and I use to suffer from acidity please suggest me any medicine how could I cone out from. this problem my mouth is always full of watery saliva and at bad time due to acidity I am. Not able to take breath its feels uneasiness please suggest me any medicine I used to at morning raberzole or pantoprazole any of this tablet.

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Ranchi
I am. Suffering from. Gastric problem I use to take morning early medicine empty stomach since 5 years but I always h...
Acidity usually caused by not eating at proper time. You are young so there is little chance of any disease. But still you must first change your habit. Take lots of fruits and salad usually in morning. But no packed juice or citrus fruits. Eat at least 4 times. Keep your stomach full don't take medicine empty stomach except for acidity. Drink at least 5-6 glass of water. Try this for one month. And see the changes. Otherwise consult a gastro entetologist.
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I'm going through chronic bad breath situation. Please help me with your informative reply to get rid of this. Thank you.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
I'm going through chronic bad breath situation. Please help me with your informative reply to get rid of this. Thank ...
Get scalling n polishing done brush n floss twice daily adopt proper brushing technique n use mouth wash regularly. Keep your tongue clean get your cavities filled avoid sticky food. Bad breath is also common if you hv other conditions such as gastritis, diabetes etc. Getting them corrected'll reduce bad breath.
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Dental. Bleeding in gums. How can prevent your teeth healthy please give new advice. We are totally veg & no smoking, chewening Please notice me.

DNB (Oral Surgeon), BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Dental. Bleeding in gums.
How can prevent your teeth healthy please give new advice. We are totally veg & no smoking,...
It's pyorrhoea u can use Colgate pro sensitive after regular brushing massage thrice a day and wash metrogyl dg oral ointment in night massage on gums and wash it will restrict
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BDS
Dentist, Hisar
Chewing food from the affected side should be avoided.

Sir I have a cavity what can I do? Is there is any solution that myself can treat?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir I have a cavity what can I do? Is there is any solution that myself can treat?
•If your cavity in the tooth is caused by 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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My teeth r zig zag. I dont eat any ghutka types chewing substances still my teeth down side red red is there so how to remove that.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
My teeth r zig zag. I dont eat any ghutka types chewing substances still my teeth down side red red is there so how t...
Those are stains tht occurs if you don't get cleaning done every 6months n as your teeth are not aligned food lodgement is much more also get braces treatmnt to get your teeth aligned.
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How much it cost for a Root canal treatment? please let me know the proper cost with best to best benefits.

Dentist, Dehradun
How much it cost for a Root canal treatment? please let me know the proper cost with best to best benefits.
Cost depends on the dentist, find a competent dentist and get it done. Cost could be close to 4-5 thousand.
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Do You Grind Your Teeth?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Do You Grind Your Teeth?

Do you often wake up with a dullheadache or a sore jaw?
Do you sometimes find yourself clenching your teeth?

Until you experience pain or have a dental checkup, you may not realize that you have a condition called 'bruxism', a habit of grinding or clenching the teeth. Many people are unaware that they grind their teeth because they do it while they sleep. Bruxism often occurs in the early part of the night and can disturb sleep partners. The clenching and grinding may be quite audible. Others make no sound while bruxing their teeth and do not realize they are doing it until the dentist discovers unusual wear spots on their teeth. Bruxism may be mild and occasional or aggressive and frequent.

If you suspect you are having too much wear of teeth or have a dull ache in the morning, you may require timely intervention to avoid any damage to your teeth and jaw joints.

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Ia 42 years female am having severe toothache, already night 1 dolokind plus taken, now i am having severe pa shall I take one more painkiller now?

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Ia 42 years female am having severe toothache, already night 1 dolokind plus taken, now i am having severe pa shall I...
One should never take too many painkillers without knowing the reason of pain, so I shall suggest that you see a dentist in person and check out with him the reason of dental pain.
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My teeth yellowish and smell to come out many paste to be used so give properly guide.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth yellowish and smell to come out many paste to be used so give properly guide.
The simplest method of removing minor surface stains is polishing, or micro-abrasion if staining is more intrinsic. Provided that your discolouration is not due to inadequate enamel exposing the dentin, tooth whitening (bleaching) is often the most effective treatment for yellow stained teeth. 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.
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I have yellowish fluorosis marks on my teeth. Suggest me any tip for removing those marks.

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have yellowish fluorosis marks on my teeth. Suggest me any tip for removing those marks.
Can not be removed by brushing. Consult dentist for microabrassion or veneers depending on severity of problem.
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Sir I am suffering from mouth infection - skin infection like white spots and white lines inside both cheeks and lips and tongue since 4 months. I can't eat any spicy food. And I don't have any stomach problem. The spots are increasing regularly in my mouth. Please help me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir I am suffering from mouth infection - skin infection like white spots and white lines inside both cheeks and lips...
Quit habits strictly. Various treatment modalities for oral leukoplakia have been reported, but there is currently no consensus on the most appropriate treatment the treatment modalities include change of lifestyle factors such as tobacco and alcohol intake, medication with retinoids or antimycotics, 13-cis-retenoic acid, carotenoids, vitamin c, e, natural agents (green tea) & non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents surgical excision, cryosurgery, laser evaporation or laser excision.
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Dear doctor sir, I am not feeling well due to regular mouth ulcer please suggest any remedy.

MDS
Dentist, Guntur
Dear doctor sir,
I am not feeling well due to regular mouth ulcer please suggest any remedy.
It might be due to vitamin b complex deficiency, use b complex tablets for one month daily one time and to get relief from ulcer apply curenext oral gel on ulcers.
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I always brush my teeth but even though I have bleeding problem problem so please suggest should I do in this regard.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
I always brush my teeth but even though I have bleeding problem problem so please suggest should I do in this regard.
That means brushing is not sufficient in your case. You need to take extra care of your mouth. Also you need to start mouth rinses. And a mouthwash.
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Does oil pulling really whiten your teeth? And can I do it daily? How it overall affects my teeth?

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Does oil pulling really whiten your teeth? And can I do it daily? How it overall affects my teeth?
It doesn't whiten like bleaching. Yes it prevents staining. It's a very good healthy habit if you do it daily for both your teeth and overall health. It prevents decay and improves gum health.
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