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Dr. A.Shafath Ahmed

Dentist, Chennai

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Dr. A.Shafath Ahmed is a renowned Dentist in Vadapalani, Chennai. You can consult Dr. A.Shafath Ahmed at White Dental Clinic - Vadapalani in Vadapalani, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. A.Shafath Ahmed on Lybrate.com.

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No.47/1 ,100 Feet Road, Vadapalani. Landmark: Near Lakshman Sruthi Musicals, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Any kind of damage to the tooth pulp like inflamation, infection or its death requires a root canal treatment.
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Wisdom Teeth - When To Get Them Removed

BDS
Dentist, Faridabad
Wisdom Teeth - When To Get Them Removed

The last molar teeth in the mouth are called as wisdom teeth. While in some people they erupt completely into the mouth and function with no problem whatsoever, in others, they remain embedded in the bone, erupt incompletely, erupt at an angle, or are covered by bone or a flap of tissue. They are absent in many.

Of late, dentists recommend removal of wisdom teeth, more a preventative than remedial measure. Some of the reasons for wisdom tooth removal are listed below-

  1. Impaction: Often, wisdom teeth do not have enough space to erupt in their normal position. This can only be evaluated properly on an x-ray. If the x-ray shows that the tooth is unlikely to erupt because of being blocked by a root or bone, this needs to be removed.

  2. Pericoronitis: The tooth partially erupts into the mouth but is covered by a flap of gum. This attracts food and bacteria to accumulate, leading to decay and infection, a condition called as pericoronitis. Very common in the lower wisdom teeth, it leads to severe tooth pain, painful swallowing and swelling of the lymph nodes. This is the most common cause for wisdom teeth to be removed. An x-ray will reveal the tooth to be infected and sometimes periapical abscess may also be present.

  3. Cysts: Impacted teeth can develop fluid-filled cysts which can cause severe and even permanent damage to the jaw bone, adjacent teeth and nerves. Dentigerous cysts are the most common type.

  4. Alignment: Misaligned wisdom teeth exert a constant mild pressure on the adjacent teeth which can hamper the alignment and reverse the effects produced by braces. The bite may be altered also, thereby necessitating removal.

  5. Adjacent Tooth Damage: If the malposed wisdom tooth is causing pocket formation or decay in the adjacent teeth, it is time to get them removed.

  6. Recurrent Sinus Infections: With their proximity to sinuses, there could be constant pain and pressure and infection of the sinuses. This is another indication for their removal.

However, not all wisdom teeth need to be removed. If they have erupted fully, are healthy, produce a good bite, and can be cleaned easily, they do not require removal.

During the teenage years and through 20s, check with your dentist on the health of the wisdom teeth. X-rays can be taken to monitor them and for early identification of problems. If they need to be removed, it is easier to take them out when you're young. The bone surrounding the impacted tooth is less dense, and therefore easier. The ability of the body in general and the jaw bones in particular to heal is also better at a younger age.

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Hi doctor, sir I have faced gum bleeding for last 1 month and this is the first time I had dental problem. My gums are swelled and while brushing time or if I have any hard food, blood are coming. Please help.

BDS, Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Surat
You need to visit a dentist to get your teeth checked and get appropriate treatment as early as possible. You might need teeth extraction if you wait longer.
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Hi sir/mam I am having left side ear and jaw pain while eating anything and there is numbness in my left side teeth. 2 month back I got flu but I recovered but there is pain in left side jaw and ear and numbness in left side teeth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi sir/mam I am having left side ear and jaw pain while eating anything and there is numbness in my left side teeth. ...
Good evening! Kindly consult a dentist in person to know the exact cause. Treatment is based on clinical examination. Thank you.
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Can I get removable dental braces for less than 5000? If I wear braces during night time while sleeping will it works?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Can I get removable dental braces for less than 5000? If I wear braces during night time while sleeping will it works?
There are no removable braces. They are fixed on your teeth till the treatment gets over. Plates are removable appliances. But the success with plates are very low.
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How Homeopathy Can Help In Controlling Gum Bleeding

BHMS, MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Rajkot
How Homeopathy Can Help In Controlling Gum Bleeding

Even if you clean and floss your teeth regularly, you may have noticed a drop of blood or two dripping out from your gums. Maybe you feel that it is no big deal, but you may not be aware of the fact that bleeding gums can never be a normal symptom. Director of the Perio Arts Institute, Dr. Lisa Marie Samaha has raised an important question. Have you ever seen your scalp bleeding while brushing? If you feel that is not normal, then while brushing or flossing, if your gums bleed, you are most likely suffering from a periodontal disease which is commonly known as a gum disease.

Severe outcome of gum bleeding-

Gum disease is a simple, contagious bacterial infection that can cause havoc on your oral health. For instance, if it is left untreated, it can lead to destruction of gums, erosion of jaw bones and may even cause tooth loss. Not just the oral health, bleeding gums infect the whole body. Firstly, these can cause plague that creates irritation along the gum tissue and the longer this inflammation is left untreated, the faster it spreads causing a host of illnesses ranging from allergies to cancer.

Reasons behind bleeding of gums-

This disease is very common as declared by the American Academy of Periodontology in a report that says up to 80 percent of adult population is suffering from gum disease and very surprisingly, just 10 percent of this populace is aware of it. The good news here is that bleeding gums are caused due to various reasons that can be easily treated, and the condition can be improved to put a stop to bleeding of gums.

  1. Inadequate oral hygiene- Though you may think that you brush your teeth twice a day and so there could be no germ build-up, it is not true. Actually, it takes only 24 to 36 hours for a healthy gum to become infected with disease. Therefore, take care of your teeth in the best possible way and floss your mouth after every meal.

  2. Your diet is wreaking havoc - Processed food is not just bad for your tummy, your teeth are also going to be adversely affected with those donuts, chocolates, ice-creams and all the tempting junk food. It is always recommended to have a healthy diet comprising of fresh fruits and vegetables that are rich in calcium and vitamin C.

  3. Other factors like smoking, stress and anxiety can also trigger gum bleeding, and you should try to reduce them and consult a specialist if your gum health is out of control.
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I have recurrent ulcers in my mouth. The dentist prescribed topical analgesic and chlorhexidine gel. But they keep recurring. Is there any complete treatment?

B.H.M.S
Homeopath, Lucknow
Mr. Lybrate-user ji use calendula q diluted in a cup of water as gargle. Also try acid nitricum 200 twice a day.
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When i wake up in the morning my teeth bad smells come and some time bleeding gums problem also.Please tell me something ?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Patna
You are having deposits on your teeth which needs to be removed. Kindly visit a dentist and get your teeth cleaned.
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2 days ago my teeth cap was fixed. But in the cap was broke very minor that the internal material was visible like a dot. Does the internal material of cap is harmful.

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Gorakhpur
2 days ago my teeth cap was fixed. But in the cap was broke very minor that the internal material was visible like a ...
No, not at all. Internal material is metal which can not harm you in such a way that it can be considered lethal for health.
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I am 21 male. I have teeth on teeth. What is the most effective method to get rid of this problem!

BDS
Dentist, Noida
I am 21 male. I have teeth on teeth. What is the most effective method to get rid of this problem!
Hello First of all you need to consult a good dentist who can diagnose your problem of tooth over tooth which can be corrected through braces for permanent long term results but again a proper treatment planning is a must which will require even x-rays to be taken. Good luck!
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