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Dr. Safia Rahman

BDS

Dentist, Bangalore

7 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
Dr. Safia Rahman BDS Dentist, Bangalore
7 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Safia Rahman is one of the best Dentists in Jayanagar, Bangalore. He has over 7 years of experience as a Dentist. He studied and completed BDS . You can consult Dr. Safia Rahman at Prime Dental Care in Jayanagar, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Safia Rahman on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - The Oxford dental College, Bangalore, - 2010
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Oral Implantologist (New York University), Advanced Aesthetic Oral & Dental Surgeon. BDS (India)
Dentist, Mumbai
Brush twice a day advice is for school kids.

With age, eating habits also change and so brushing twice a day is not enough.

Oral habits change with age. Flossing by the patient & cleaning by the dentist is essential after 15 years of age.

People with habits like smoking, tobacco chewing, Paan, Alcoholism, systemic diseases like diabetes, blood pressure, heart problems etc. Need special care & attention as gum problems can cause & aggravate heart conditions.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
The tooth paste that you choose to use should be clinically approved by the American Dental Association (ADA) as they are the pioneer in the field of dental and oral health care. 
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Here Is the Solution To Broken Tooth

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Here Is the Solution To Broken Tooth

The treatment will depend on how severely the tooth was damaged.
Breaks can range from small chips to major fractures, so you might need a major procedure, a minor adjustment or no treatment at all. 
A tooth has three layers: the enamel is the hard outer shell, the dentin is found under the enamel, and the pulp, which is the nerve centre, is at the core.
Minor chips are common, and involve loss of some enamel. Usually, little or no pain is felt, 
But if enough tooth enamel is lost the dentin may be exposed which might cause sensitivity to cold.
The most severe breaks expose the pulp, which can cause extreme pain and even bleeding.
If you have a small chip in your tooth, make a routine dental appointment, and try an over the counter pain medicine for sensitivity as long as it is safe for you to take it. 
More serious fractures should be evaluated immediately. Rinse your mouth out with warm water, cover the break with a piece of clean gauze to protect it, and see the dentist as soon as possible. Apply an ice pack to minimize swelling if your mouth or lips were injured, and avoid using aspirin for pain because as it increases the risk of heavy bleeding.

Even if your tooth is only slightly chipped, the dentist is probably going to take an x-ray of the damaged tooth and recommend being gentle with it for a few days.
 A minor chip can often be smoothed out or repaired with white filling material, often without anesthetic. 
Even when a break is severe, a tooth can almost always be saved with a permanent crown if the pulp is not damaged. 
Postponing a crown or replaced filling that has been recommended can place the tooth at risk for a much more serious fracture- perhaps one that cannot be repaired. On those occasions when a tooth must be removed after a fracture, there are several options available for replacing the missing tooth – an implant is often the ideal choice for many people because it provides a permanent solution with a natural appearance.

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Hi, bad smell coming from my mouth since 4 days. Please advise.

BDS
Dentist,
Hi, bad smell coming from my mouth since 4 days. Please advise.
Kindly get scaling done and use mouth wash twice daily for 15 days. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene. Also notice that you are not constipated most of the times as this is also one of the reasons for bad breath.
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I have pain on both the sides 1st it started on right side. Now it's on both the sides. Pain will be more in the morning when I wake up. How much time it takes for the removal and which is the best procedure for a faster n safer recovery. N how much it costs n how much time it requires to recover after the surgery.

BDS, PG Diploma In PG Advance Course Of Oral Implantology On New Generation Implants, PGDHHM
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have pain on both the sides 1st it started on right side. Now it's on both the sides. Pain will be more in the morn...
Here in dellhi cost of surgical extraction would cost you around between 3k to 15k depending on doctor and clinic. It takes about 3 days for healing.
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I am suffering from sensitivity to cold in my tooth. What are the paste n mouthwash that I can use ?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am suffering from sensitivity to cold in my tooth. What are the paste n mouthwash that I can use ?
Hi, teeth have a protective layer called enamel with age the enamel wears off and become thin which causes to become teeth sensitive to cold and hot. You need to get a professional check up done to know the exact cause and solution of your problem. Without checking you clinically we can't suggest anything. Regards
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How do I keep my teeth white in colour and avoid smelling badly. Even after taking lot of care. Can you please suggest me the better way to avoid bad odour.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
How do I keep my teeth white in colour and avoid smelling badly. Even after taking lot of care. Can you please sugges...
Keeping teeth white naturally requires regular dental check up and proper oral hygiene maintenance. Please remember that the brushing technique is important and not the duration of brushing. Bad breath is due to deposits on teeth, decayed teeth, artificial teeth and different foods that one consumes. Keeping a check on what you eat might help.
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I am 36years female my teeth gone in accident when I'm 12years of age so I fixed duplicate teeth at the age of 18years since from 10years skin is growing on my front duplicate teeth every time I'm removing but again it is regrowing give solution.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I am 36years female my teeth gone in accident when I'm 12years of age so I fixed duplicate teeth at the age of 18year...
Hello lybrate-user, the fact that you have got replacement done at a very age is possibly affecting the excess growth of tissue. The time at which replacement is done coincides with the hormonal fluctuations which adversely affects the gums health. Additionally, the use of metal in duplicate teeth can also induce formation of extra tissue. The tissue also affects the esthetics and gum health. I advise you to go for a thorough clinical check up, assess the extent of infection and determine the best possible treatment to prevent repeated discomfort.
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I have a broken teeth on the front upper side. Can it be possible to make an artificial teeth with the support of the broken half?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have a broken teeth on the front upper side. Can it be possible to make an artificial teeth with the support of the...
If the tooth breaks, have the tooth contoured. Fill the crack in. Place a crown on your tooth. If the tooth has been badly damaged and the nerve or pulp is exposed, the dentist may have to perform a root canal to save the tooth. If the tooth has been severely damaged, it may have to be extracted.
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In my mouth some kind of white thing is common after some kind of taking place in the my mouth and those white wound are really painful and remains in mouth for weeks or days. Its really painful.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
lybrate-user you are probably having mouth ulcers which are having white coating with red margins and painful the ulcers are usually due to hurry worry and curry. Stay away from these three in life .maintain good oral hygiene. Pply boroglycerine twice a day and use listerine mouthwash take tab B Complex with folic acid daily.
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DIABETIC and Your SMILE

BDS
Dentist, Rajouri
DIABETIC and Your SMILE

Did you know that 29.1 million people living in the united states have diabetes? that's 9.3% of the population. Approximately 1.7 million new cases are diagnosed each year and 8.1 million people living with diabetes don't even know they have it. 

Diabetes affects your body's ability to process sugar. All food you eat is turned to sugar and used for energy. In type I diabetes, the body doesn't make enough insulin, a hormone that carries sugar from your blood to the cells that need it for energy. In type ii diabetes, the body stops responding to insulin. Both cases result in high blood sugar levels, which can cause problems with your eyes, nerves, kidneys, heart and other parts of your body.

So what does this have to do with that smile of yours and how can you protect it? first, it's important to understand the signs of diabetes and the roles they play in your mouth.

The symptoms of untreated diabetes

The warning signs of diabetes affect every part of your body. After a blood test, you may be told by a doctor that you have high blood sugar. You may feel excessively thirsty or have to urinate a lot. Weight loss and fatigue are other common symptoms. Diabetes can also cause you to lose consciousness if your blood sugar falls too low. 

If diabetes is left untreated, it can take a toll on your mouth as well. Here's how:

You may have less saliva, causing your mouth to feel dry. (dry mouth is also caused by certain medications.)
Because saliva protects your teeth, you're also at a higher risk of cavities.
Gums may become inflamed and bleed often (gingivitis).
You may have problems tasting food.
You may experience delayed wound healing.
You may be susceptible to infections inside of your mouth.
For children with diabetes, teeth may erupt at an age earlier than is typical.
Why people with diabetes are more prone to gum disease

All people have more tiny bacteria living in their mouth now than there are people on this planet. If they make their home in your gums, you can end up with periodontal disease. This chronic, inflammatory disease can destroy your gums, all the tissues holding your teeth and even your bones.

Periodontal disease is the most common dental disease affecting those living with diabetes, affecting nearly 22% of those diagnosed. Especially with increasing age, poor blood sugar control increases the risk for gum problems. In fact, people with diabetes are at a higher risk for gum problems because of poor blood sugar control. As with all infections, serious gum disease may cause blood sugar to rise. This makes diabetes harder to control because you are more susceptible to infections and are less able to fight the bacteria invading the gums.

How your dentist can help you fight diabetes

Regular dental visits are important. Research suggests that treating gum disease can help improve blood sugar control in patients living with diabetes, decreasing the progression of the disease. Practicing good oral hygiene and having professional deep cleanings done by your dentist can help to lower your hba1c. (this is a lab test that shows your average level of blood sugar over the previous three months. It indicates how well you are controlling your diabetes.)

Your diabetes dental health action plan

Teamwork involving self-care and professional care from your dentist will be beneficial in keeping your healthy smile as well as potentially slowing progression of diabetes. Here are five oral health-related things you can do to for optimal wellness:

Control your blood sugar levels. Use your diabetes-related medications as directed, changing to a healthier diet and even exercising more can help. Good blood sugar control will also help your body fight any bacterial or fungal infections in your mouth and help relieve dry mouth caused by diabetes.
Avoid smoking.
If you wear any type of denture, clean it each day.
Make sure to brush twice a day with a soft brush and floss correctly daily.
See your dentist for regular checkup.

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My baby boy of 13 month has developed dental carries & out of his total 7 teeth his 2 teeth are of yellowish colour with 1-2 dots on each tooth. Pl suggest.

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Delhi
My baby boy of 13 month has developed dental carries & out of his total 7 teeth his 2 teeth are of yellowish colour w...
Nothing much can be done in so young child but do maintain oral hygiene of a child. Limit sticky food. Gargle after every meal. And after he takes milk.
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Hi sir I have a new upper tooth coming and its paining my gum and its rubbing it with the lower one and also my gum is getting cuts due to that new sharp tooth please assist me.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi sir I have a new upper tooth coming and its paining my gum and its rubbing it with the lower one and also my gum i...
Apply metrogyl dg gel on lower gums apply dologel ct gel on cheeks where you get cuts show it to dentist asap for permanent treatment
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I have bitter taste in my mouth for 15 days what should I do?

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist,
I have bitter taste in my mouth for 15 days what should I do?
Get your teeth clean by the dentist. You can use the tongue cleaner and also the clohex mouth wash 3time in day. Also make a habit to brush twice in day
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I am suffering with bleeding gums getting bad smell in the morning when I woke up in the morning.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Bleeding gums, bad breath, red and swollen gums are initial signs of gingivitis.. So you need a professional cleaning with polishing.. Plz do visit a dentist so that it doesnt worsen up with periodontitis( gum disease with bad breath, bone loss, lose teeth, etc..)
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I have a cavity. Some doctors say that I need to take rootcanel treatment. But it do not pain. Once the tooth was filled with cement and not tooth lost the cement. Please suggest the treatment and kind of food to avoid. Will eating tamarind leads increase in cavity.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I have a cavity. Some doctors say that I need to take rootcanel treatment. But it do not pain. Once the tooth was fil...
it looks like u got deep cavity thats y dentist has suggested root canal treatment...you can go for it..and if required u have to go for cap also...
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My teeth is yellow from 2 years and didn't clean. What should I do?

CERTIFIED ORAL IMPLANTOLOGIST, NON-RESIDENT J.R. IN DEPTT. OF ORTHODONTICS, BDS
Dentist,
My teeth is yellow from 2 years and didn't clean. What should I do?
Yellowness is due to staining caused by oil and turmeric content of food. You cannot stop it but you can minimize it by regular rinsing after meals. Also you can use a mouthwash and an effective toothpaste for faster results. We can discuss your problem for complete solution.
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Tongue cleaning is as important as brushing and flossing

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Visakhapatnam
Tongue cleaning is as important as brushing and flossing
Tongue cleaning is as important as brushing and flossing. Use of a proper tongue scraper every morning will remove tongue plaque and freshen your breath.
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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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How to remove yellow stain and bad breath on teeth? When I talk with someone in my mouth there have lots of bad smell comes, sow how to reduce pls advise me?

MDS
Dentist, Sangli
How to remove yellow stain and bad breath on teeth?
When I talk with someone in my mouth there have lots of bad smell...
Drink water frequently, brush and floss your teeth twice daily, professional teeth cleaning and polishing by dentist.
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