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Dr. Sara Rafiq

BDS

Dentist, Bangalore

16 Years Experience
Dr. Sara Rafiq BDS Dentist, Bangalore
16 Years Experience
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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. Sara Rafiq is an experienced Dentist in Chickpet, Bangalore. She has been a practicing Dentist for 16 years. She is a BDS . You can meet Dr. Sara Rafiq personally at Dent O Care in Chickpet, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Sara Rafiq and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Bangalore University - 2001
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Sir from last months I have some itching and little pain in my tongue. There is little hill like structure on the below of my tongue. Sir what is the treatment for it.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir from last months I have some itching and little pain in my tongue. There is little hill like structure on the bel...
Increase dietary intake of vitamin B, folic acid, iron and use of vitamin supplements etc under medical supervision if blood tests confirm low concentrations • institute topical antifungal therapy if fungal plaques noticed Mouth sores are common and rarely Cause complications. Most go away in about a week, but it’s important to monitor any mouth sores you develop. If you are concerned, or if the sore doesn’t seem to be healing, contact your dentist.
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MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Thane
Smoking or consuming smokeless tobacco is very harmful for your teeth. It can lead to various oral diseases like oral cancer, gingivitis, periodontitis and tooth decay. 
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I just had extracted my teeth braces which was on my teeth for about 8 months. My dentist gave me a plastic type transparent teeth frame But now a days I am feeling or seeing the gaps between my teeth again. Should I really worry about it. Help.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I just had extracted my teeth braces which was on my teeth for about 8 months.
My dentist gave me a plastic type tran...
After removing braces in most of the cases we suggest for retention appliance. The one which is given to you is also used for retention. In case you are seeing spaces again , visit your dentist. Mostly it is not giving proper retention. you can go for fixed retention after consulting your dentist
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My teeth are yellow. In the corner of the teeth thre is white and bad smelling things which is not removed very well thr.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
My teeth are yellow. In the corner of the teeth thre is white and bad smelling things which is not removed very well ...
Those bad smelling things r calculus n tartar. Get scalling done by dentist. Use proper brushing techniques. Brush, floss n use mouthwash twice daily. Massage your gums with your finger tips after brushing. Keep your tongue clean. Rinse your mouth well after each meal. Visit your dentist for dental checkups every 6 months to detect n prevent dental probs. Naturally our teeth colour ranges from pearly white to pale yellow so everyone cannot hv white teeth. Get scalling n polishing done by dentist. If you r not happy with your teeth shade later, you can get bleaching done by dentist which'll lighten your teeth by 2-3 shades. Alternatively you can use a teeth whitening toothpaste such as snowdent after scalling. Avoid heavily coloured foods, tea n coffee, cool drinks, smoking n tobacco products as they stain teeth.
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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.
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I am 23 years old. I usually smoke 1-2 cigarettes a day. I got a Root canal treatment on a molar tooth of mine around 10 years ago. The RCT tooth has now developed an infection and 2 dentists told me I need to get it removed. One said I will have to get an artificial implant after 4 months of removal, not sooner in any case and the other said only 15 days. Which one should I go with?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am 23 years old. I usually smoke 1-2 cigarettes a day.
I got a Root canal treatment on a molar tooth of mine around...
Dear lybrate user, placement of implants conventionally was and is frequently done after allowing the tooth socket to heal for 3-4 months but sometimes in cases especially of single implant placement, dentists place the implant immediately after the extraction i. E. In the same sitting. So it's either after 3-4 months or immediately, the 15 days later concept doesn't sound convincing.
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I am 55 years old, while sleeping my mouth gets very dry with the result I hv to consume water 5 - 6 times in the night resulting in bad and breaking sleep. Pls advise.

Dentist, Mumbai
Visit your general physician to find out the underlined cause for it and in the mean time to keep your mouth hydrated use" saliva.
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All About Hyperdontia

Master of Dental Surgery
Dentist, Gurgaon
All About Hyperdontia

Hyperdontia is a peculiar and quite rare dental problem which involves the growth of excess number of teeth. It can appear during birth and last till the primary teeth fall out to be replaced by the permanent set of teeth, or appear with the rise of the permanent teeth. If a person shows a tendency to grow more than 20 temporary teeth or more than 32 permanent teeth, he or she suffers from hyperdontia. 

Where do the additional teeth occur?
The additional teeth or supernumerary teeth can appear anywhere inside the mouth or dental arch, but the most common ones are called wisdom teeth and they grow as anterior molars after a certain age. Extra teeth in new born infants are called natal teeth. Occurrence of more than 4-6 supernumerary teeth is rare, although there have been known cases of more than 30 supernumerary teeth. 

Why does hyperdontia occur?
1. Hyperdontia often occurs in association with a few select disorders like cleidocranial dysplasia, Ehler - Danlos syndrome, Gardner syndrome, and cleft lip and palate. 
2. Although the exact cause of hyperdontia has not yet been discovered, some studies have shown that it might be a result of over activity of dental lamina during the phase of tooth development in infancy. 
3. It could also possibly be due to genetic or environmental factors. 

What problems does it pose and how can hyperdontia be corrected?
1. The existence of extra teeth often causes problems in speaking.
2. It may also cause deformation in the mouth region, and impediments in a lot of other functional activities like eating. 
3. In rare cases, the extra tooth/teeth may be agents of tumors or cysts. 
4. Therefore, treatment must be swiftly undertaken so as to remove the extra teeth and prevent rise of further teeth in the same spot. 
5. Sometimes, hyperdontia also leads to overcrowding and misshapen rows of teeth; this can also be corrected with extensive procedures.

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I have a small lump in my mouth in inner lips. It doesnt pain but feels like moving around when I touch. I smoke 4 ciggaretes a day. Do I have to worry. Its been 4 days.

Certification In Smile Makeover, BDS
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You might be sufferring from a mucocoele (cyst. You need to consult an oral surgeon as soon as possible. It will be excised. It is completely painless procedure so dont need to worry. For more precise diagnosis and treatment plan consult me in private.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Brushing baking soda on your teeth twice a month can remove the stains of coffee or red wine and give you your pearly white teeth back.
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Mere do danto se blood nikal raha hai. Pichli bar isi vaja se mera ek dant nikala gaya. Exray me dkha gaya toh mera dant ka jad yani (root) decay hogaya hai aur bahar se decay nahi hai.

B.D.S
Dentist, Jaipur
Aap suitable treatment le jitna jaldi ho. Warna apka dant nikalna bhi ho sakta h. Thank you Dr Jagrati
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I have teeth problem I am getting so much pain plzzz how to cure it plzz help me Sir.

BHMS, MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Delhi
I have teeth problem I am getting so much pain plzzz how to cure it plzz help me Sir.
Hi, maintain oral hygiene. Brush your teeth twice daily. Rinse your mouth after every meal. Avoid sugary food. Massage gums while brushing your teeth. Take a vitamin c supplement daily. If pain persists, show yourself to a dentist.
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I use to eat pan masala and having problem with the mouth. The ulcer is there. Any solution.

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Consult a dentist. Being positive this might be a normal ulcer. But if it is long lasting non healing it may be a cause of concern.Sometimes this habits cause reduced mouth opening for which plenty of treatments are available if you have left the habit.Over that a dentist may help you in Tobacco Cessation Therapy also.Stay Healthy.
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I am suffering from bad smell in mouth after scaling from dentist, still blood comes during brush or eating apple. Give me permanent way.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am suffering from bad smell in mouth after scaling from dentist, still blood comes during brush or eating apple. Gi...
Homoeopathic medicine NUX VOMICA 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 2 drops direct on tongue twice daily RINSEOUT ( SBL) Gargles 20 drops in 20 ml luke warm water.Gargles 3 times daily while holding water for 20 seconds in mouth immediately after meals. HEKLA LAVA TOOTH POWDER ( WHEEZAL) Scrub teeth daily night Visit a Dentist for physical examination.
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My mouth become dry when I am tense and and my hard beats increases so what is the reason behind it and it can overcome.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
It seems to be anxiety that you have let me know any particular reason or any other significant complaint for better advice.
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I have to enquire regarding some dental problems.I have one tooth completely damaged but not paining.I want to remove and implant a new one.Also after implantation can i go for ortho treatment?what will be the approximate cost for all these.I want to clear all the damages :) :) .I want to do treatments in chennai.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Dear Muhammed, We can not provide you any treatment plan or cost without checking you. You can send us your x-rays or pictures of the area where Implants needs to be done. Seeing the x-rays or pictures we will be in better position to comment. Dr. Krinita Motwani's Dental Clinic
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MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Noida
Every patient is concerned about their child health , Despite great strides in decay prevention, one in four young children develops signs of tooth decay before they start school. Half of all children between the ages of 12 and 15 have cavities. Dental care should begin as soon as a child’s first tooth appears, usually around six months,Teeth can be wiped with a clean, damp cloth or a very soft brush. At about age 2, you can let kids try brushing for themselves -- although it’s important to supervise.
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