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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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My teeth is getting more yellow day by day I don't what's the reason. I take care of my teeth very well. Brush my teeth 2 times a day wash it well after every small meal aa well. Though sometimes I get a very painful pain in my right side of mouth.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
My teeth is getting more yellow day by day I don't what's the reason. I take care of my teeth very well. Brush my tee...
There are several causes of tooth discoloration, including: Foods/drinks. Coffee, tea, colas, wines, and certain fruits and vegetables (for example, apples and potatoes) can stain your teeth. Poor dental hygiene. Inadequate brushing and flossing.... Here is home remedy for brighter teeth--- Mix several teaspoons of baking soda with enough fresh lemon juice (or water) to make a paste. Wipe your teeth and any extra saliva off of them with a paper towel. Put a good amount of paste onto your toothbrush and apply. Leave the paste on for 1 minute, then rinse, so as to avoid the acid effecting enamel. If you are using just water you can leave it on for up to 3 minutes. for faster result you can go for TEETH BLEACHING from dentist...
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I have like allergic reaction type in my mucosa of my mouth, it became thick in a bout two days, while using hot drinks I have alot of pain and burns. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Dear lybrate user, the mucosa of our mouth is very delicate and sometimes it's unable to tolerate the extreme temperature changes so please avoid taking extremely hot beverages or food. Even very cold drinks or biting on ice cubes is not advisable. Drink plenty of water. Also, consult your dentist for any other underlying problem.
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Restoring Smiles with Dental Implant

A.C.C.I - Accredited and Certified Course in Implantology, MDS - Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Jammu
Restoring Smiles with Dental Implant

The fractured tooth was replaced by dental implant for seemless aesthetics.

My Wife have problem of bad breath. Sometimes its difficult in having sex also. Ii just feel moodless. Kindly guide home remedies or any allopathy or homeopathy for control and vanishing of bad breath.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My Wife have problem of bad breath. Sometimes its difficult in having sex also. Ii just feel moodless. Kindly guide h...
Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouthwash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. Limit sugary food to avoid tooth decay. 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. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months.
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What is best alternate available to implant as I am afraid of getting it done. I am 50 yr old. Gums are not too good, my doctor told me that implant is possible. Please advice, today I am using removable denture for upper 2 front teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Options for replacing missing teeth are 1. Removable dentures (u are currently using) 2. Fixed partial dentures (wherein we take support from adjacent teeth provided they are strong enough to give support) 3. Implant. Sir, implants are placed under anaesthesia hence painless and will not take more than 45 mins. If you trust your doc and his abilities, give him your nod and let him try and gv you permanently fixed teeth.
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My mom have a problem in teeth so we are go to the dentist and take medicine that recommend by dentist after taking a medicine mom was felt down on the earth and her body feels nothing and every time Dizziness. What we do ? We can't understand.

MD, MBBS, Senior Residency
Internal Medicine Specialist, Gurgaon
My mom have a problem in teeth so we are go to the dentist and take medicine that recommend by dentist after taking a...
She is having fainting episodes due to a phenomenon called syncope in which there is a sudden fall of bp. Even tooth pain itself can cause this. It could also happen if she is allergic to the medicine. Stop the medicine. Get her checked for anemia. Get treatment from a dentist. She should be fine.
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MDS
Dentist, Delhi
Temporary loose wires can be fixed by using a pencil or the back of a spoon to gently push them back in place. Wax or a wet cotton ball can also be used if the loose wire is causing a lot of discomfort.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Dental facts.

I am 19 years old girl, since 2 days my left ear & left side teeth are paining hard. What shall I do?

MBBS, MS - ENT
ENT Specialist, Ahmedabad
I am 19 years old girl, since 2 days my left ear & left side teeth are paining hard.
What shall I do?
It is more likely that your pain is due to tooth problem. If is paining hard than consult a nearby dentist for treatment.
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My papa is 46 years old having Pain near 3rd molar and bad smell water flowsports from removed. 3rd molar area.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
My papa is  46 years old having Pain near 3rd molar and bad smell water flowsports from removed. 3rd molar area.
Please show to dental surgeon for checkup of removed 3rd molar region there may be some deep pocket need treatment in that area and to remain free from smell, most important is to maintain good oral hygiene. Kindly ensure that you rinse after having meals. Brush twice a day, once in morning and after dinner and use listerine mouthwash twice a day morning and before going to bed. Visit your dentist once in six month for checkup and cleaning of teeth if required.
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I am suffering with dental pain. Doctor said you should do root canal. Sir compulsory can ido this treatment?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I am suffering with dental pain. Doctor said you should do root canal. Sir compulsory can ido this treatment?
If it is necessary then you should get it done without delay. Although I may need more information from you to give you better advice.
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Oral Health Tip

BDS
Dentist, Gandhinagar
Oral Health Tip
Please do not forget to do warm saline gargles - luke warm water with pinch of salt in it at least 3 times a day.

I have mouth ulcer. It comes in smaller size then it goes to big after that it gone. If I use medicines it take more than two week to cure it. How can I cure it in the beginning stage?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have mouth ulcer. It comes in smaller size then it goes to big after that it gone. If I use medicines it take more ...
Hello, take merc sol 200 ch, 5 drops, single dose. Acid nit. 30 ch, 3 drops, once daily from the next day. Revert me after 7 days.
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Some doctors r suggested braces treatment for my lower jaw teeth and I want one information regarding time. How many days I have to put braces for my teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Agra
Some doctors r suggested braces treatment for my lower jaw teeth and I want one information regarding time.
How many ...
It takes 1-1.5 years for the entire treatment to finish. It depends on your case as well. Some cases require a lot of correction so the treatment extends.
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I am 27 year old. I remove on top last teeth in last 2 mnt , now i have near teeth hole what can 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, Rajkot
Go for filling or rct of teeth and other necessery treament. Go for full mouth chek up . Do not keep any teeth carious otherwise it continues every 6 to 8 month
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Sir I am having sum thing on my tongue its called chala in hindi sir wat can I do plss rply me.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
it is ulcer on your tongue. . Usually ulcer heals by itself only within 1 week. You can take 'Becosule capsule' once in a day for 1 week for faster recovery. Temporarily you can apply mucopain gel over ulcer for relief..
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BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Gum diseases can be treated and reversed in their initial stages very easily. By getting the accumulated tartar and plaque removed by a dentist, there is a chance that they can get better without much ado. 

How can I get rid of mouth smell? I clean it properly everyday but yellowish Planck are still on my teeth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
How can I get rid of mouth smell? I clean it properly everyday but yellowish Planck are still on my teeth.
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with whitening procedures and / or artificial enamel filling. You may consult me in person too. 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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Patient came with pain in upper right back tooth region. On examination no cavity detected. Third molar is erupted in correct position. On palpation there is muscle pain in buccal vestibule. What it may be. Didn't find any palpable mass.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Patient came with pain in upper right back tooth region. On examination no cavity detected. Third molar is erupted in...
Myofacial pain: non-drug treatments may include: physical therapy" stretch and spray" technique: this treatment involves spraying the muscle and trigger point with a coolant and then slowly stretching the muscle. Massage therapy. Trigger point injection.
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