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Dr. Arif

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Arif Dentist, Chennai
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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. Arif is an experienced Dentist in Palavakkam, Chennai. He is currently associated with Smile Multispeciality Dental Clinic in Palavakkam, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Arif on Lybrate.com.

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I have bleeding from the left side of my lower jaw. The bleeding is always continuing. There is a hole from where it bleeds as I had the tooth over there taken out earlier. Please help.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I have bleeding from the left side of my lower jaw. The bleeding is always continuing. There is a hole from where it ...
when you have extracted the tooth is not mentioned. but it never bleeds after 24 hours. visit your dentist to determine the cause of bleeding. there might be some broken tooth or bone pieces preventing the complete healing. or there are some other causes. your dentist is the best judge.
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I am a osmf patient. But now I am leave all these bad habits. So my question is after leave the bad habit so make me a chance be oral cancer.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, MDS in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Oral And Maxillofacial Surgeon, Bangalore
I am a osmf patient. But now I am leave all these bad habits. So my question is after leave the bad habit so make me ...
Chance to develop oral cancer will reduce after leaving habit. Stopping habit in the early stages of osmf will have better results. After stopping the habit , pls go ahead with treatment of osmf. That will further reduce chance of getting cancer
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Hello I am 34 years old male and I have a dry mouth for last 4 months. When I drink water after 30 minut I need to water. What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. Scrub gently to clean your tongue with a tongue cleaner. Floss all your teeth inter dentally & brush twice daily, morning & night, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush.
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Dear sir, I am 26 year old male. I am suffering from night fall problem for more than 4 months and m not used to do masturbation now. There is one more problem in my mouth, when I wake up in morning my mouth have some water in everyday and when I brushing my teeth some bloods parts are come into the mouth. Please let suggest.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Dear sir, I am 26 year old male. I am suffering from night fall problem for more than 4 months and m not used to do m...
For bleeding while brushing, go for scaling and polishing. Brush twice daily and use a mouthwash. Gargle forcefully with water after you eat or drink anything.
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I am having tooth decay, even after filling the decay problem is still there what is the best solution to this.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am having tooth decay, even after filling the decay problem is still there what is the best solution to this.
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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Hello sir/madam I have tooth grinding problem since 4 years. 2 months ago I got married, now my wife got scared and feel fear to sleep with me bz of that sound. Pls suggest me the solution.

Dentist, Delhi
Hello sir/madam
I have tooth grinding problem since 4 years.
2 months ago I got married, now my wife got scared and f...
Dear lybrate-user, U have a bruxism .a tooth grinding issue. U must visit a nearest dentist and ask for a NIGHT GUARD. This night guard rubber based material which cover your teeth so that it will not make noise and prevent your teeth to get wear down. So that they will work longer. If any problem with night guard too please inform me. Tq.
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Once in every month or two I get ulcers in my mouth I don't know if it's a symptom of some disease or what.

DRCH, BHMS
Homeopath, Bareilly
It may be due to deficiency of vitamins and nutrition. Take balanced diet. Eat sprouted beans in breakfast. Take fibrous diet and fruits. For permanent cure take homeopathic medicine.
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BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Brush twice a day.
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BDS
Dentist, Delhi
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While excess tea causes staining of teeth, a little actually benefits your teeth as tea contains fluoride which is well established as an agent that strengthens the tooth against acid attack by bacteria.
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How my name is mnohar and I have the pain in my tooth only in night when I am in my dream so guide me yrr.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
How my name is mnohar and I have the pain in my tooth only in night when I am in my dream so guide me yrr.
This habit is called bruxism. Habit of grinding teeth or clenching their jaw under stress. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. Take a deworming medicine. Also you may need a habit breaking appliance called soft splints to preserve your teeth from wearing off. Adv. Muscle relaxant to relieve jaw muscle pain and anti-depressants.
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I am 22 years female and now a days I am suffering from bleeding gums and decay smell problem. What should I do please suggest me.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Chennai
The presence of plaque and tartar on your teeth results in gum inflammation causing gums to bleed. This can be treated by professional dental cleaning which can also eliminate local factors causing bad breath.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Drinking tea on a daily basis is good for the health of the teeth and gums. It contains flavonoids and high amounts of flouride which keep the harmful bacteria away from the teeth.
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I am thinking of removing my right molar tooth as it is becoming loose and damaged by carries but am scared if it will cause any complications like oral cancer. What should I do.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am thinking of removing my right molar tooth as it is becoming loose and damaged by carries but am scared if it wil...
Consult a endodontist n get rct done or after extraction get a implant cancer doesn't develop like this
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I am frequently having mouth ulcer and it lasts for almost 7 days. I use to take becosules tablets for the cure and it takes 7 days to cure. I want to know what is the cause and remedy to cure it fast or any preventive actions.Please tell.

DGOI, Aesthetic , M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I am frequently having mouth ulcer and it lasts for almost 7 days. I use to take becosules tablets for the cure and i...
Mouth ulcers mouth ulcers can vary is size, shape and number. Mouth ulcers are self limiting, which means they heal naturally by themselves. The medications are only to ease the pain and burning sensation during the course of the healing. Please do not self prescribe any medications as it might at times delay the healing of the ulcer. Please visit the dentist to know exactly the type of the ulcer and its treatment. To ease the pain you cud by a topical anaesthetic gel and apply it before eating anything spicy. Try to reduce the stress, avoid long exposure to sunlight, avoid carbonated drinks and citrus fruits and juices containing citric acid, avoid lemon with food and keep urself hydrated. Please visit the dentist for exact diagnosis and treatment. I hope I have answered your question. Feel free to contact me if you need more clarification. God bless and good luck.
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I am 28 year old boy, for few days, I am observing that my gum is swelling and bleeding, I want to know which medicine I should take?

PERIODONTIST, B.D.S.
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
I am 28 year old boy, for few days, I am observing that my gum is swelling and bleeding, I want to know which medicin...
Swelling and bleeding of gums are due to infection in gums. If you want cure of it, you have to go for cleaning of your teeth. When you remove all deposits present on teeth and gums, the infection will resolve slowly.
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I am 16 years old and from few days whenever I eat sweets like chocolates, I always found my tongue bitter and even after drinking after it becomes more bitter taste. Is this indication for something or its normal?

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
I am 16 years old and from few days whenever I eat sweets like chocolates, I always found my tongue bitter and even a...
Take Rheum 30C one dose and Cosmos 30C daily for 2 weeks. It will be alright. Still if you have any queries, please let me know. Take care. :)
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Dentist, Chennai
If any patient is having crowns (caps) go for scaling (cleaning) for every six months to protect our crowns(caps) otherwise the money u spent will be wasted......
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I am a depressed person taking antidepressants from past ten years in between I got addicted to gutka and from last 1 year I quitted Gurkha but I have drinking problem now a days I can't open my mouth wide and often have recurrent ulcers please guide me

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
If u suffer from recurrent ulcers take vitamin b complex tablets once daily for at least a month it would solve the problem
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I am 20 years old male. I have blue black (blend) gums and yellowish teeth. What should I do for healthy gum and teeth.

MDS Prosthodontics, MDS Endodontist
Dentist, Ahmedabad
I am 20 years old male. I have blue black (blend) gums and yellowish teeth. What should I do for healthy gum and teeth.
Blue black gum may be due to melanin which varies from person to person and it's not indicating that your gums are not healthy but to get esthetic (pink gums) you can consult periodontist. And for yellowish teeth also you should consult periodontist first. Yellowish teeth may be due to poor oral hygiene, or fluorosis, or side effect of some medicine. It can be get white by just scaling or bleaching or veneer prosthesis.
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I' m 25 yrs female met with an accident five years ago. Gone through h dental surgery and had braces on teethbut after that I m having problem of bad breath or foul smell. What should I do to rectify this problem?

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Please go for cleaning of your teeth by a dentist. If the problem still persist, it may be due to some systemic problem. Consult a physician for t.
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