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Dr. Arif

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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 had a tooth prob. And I removed the root 1 week ago. I have a pain now (i. E injection part. What should happen if I won't fix a tooth again. Bcoz I am scared of injection? Can I leave it now r should I take further treatment like implant? Kindly tell me useful information.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I had a tooth prob. And I removed the root 1 week ago. I have a pain now (i. E injection part. What should happen if ...
As you have got your tooth removed,you should go for replacement. Depending on the clinical condition,doctor would advise you best replacement option. If you are not going for replacement you might damage adjacent teeth slowly. This will ultimately affect your chewing efficiency
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My body get excess of heat and for that reason I got ulcer in my mouth and I have acidic problem so what type of food can I use to control the excess of heat.

BDS
Dentist, Zirakpur
My body get excess of heat and for that reason I got ulcer in my mouth and I have acidic problem so what type of food...
Sir you need to take care of your digestion. Once your digestion is corrected, your mouth problems will vanish. Meanwhile have some multivitamin course.
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Gud mrng My problem, when ever I speak mouth smells it hurts me a lot, even if I brush nicely after sum times it starts smelling so, I want my mouth to be fresh always.

Dentist, Mumbai
Gud mrng My problem, when ever I speak mouth smells it hurts me a lot, even if I brush nicely after sum times it star...
You might have a cavity which needs a cement filling or you must have an acidity issue in your stomach. Please see a dentist immediately.
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MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Keeping your brush at a 45 degree angle while brushing so that the bristles do not hurt your gums.

I Am Vishnu and 32 year old and problem at very serious for pain at teeth for every time.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I Am Vishnu and 32 year old and problem at very serious for pain at teeth for every time.
The type of treatment you have for toothache will depend on the cause of the pain, so your dentist will examine your mouth and may carry out an X-ray to try to identify the problem. •If your toothache is caused by tooth decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If your toothache is caused by a loose or broken filling, the filling will be taken out, any decay will be removed and a new filling put in place. •If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need root canal treatment. This procedure involves removing the infected pulp and then inserting a special type of filling to seal the tooth and prevent re-infection. •If your toothache can't be treated using these methods, or if your tooth is impacted (wedged between another tooth and your jaw), it may need to be removed.
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I m 18 and I want yo know how to make teeth bleach (lemon juice+ baking soda) and how to apply it and till when? I mean the overall procedure because I m doing it first time.

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I m 18 and I want yo know how to make teeth bleach (lemon juice+ baking soda) and how to apply it and till when? I me...
These homemade procedures are not effective for teeth bleaching,,it wud be better if u get bleaching done from a dentist.
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मेरे मसूड़े दांतों से पीछे हट रहे हैं कुछ समाधान बताएं बहुत ज्यादा तंग हो चुका हूँ कुछ उपचार बताएं और खाँसी के साथ बलगम में खून आता है कुछ उपाय बताए धन्यवाद

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Surat
मेरे मसूड़े दांतों से पीछे हट रहे हैं कुछ समाधान बताएं बहुत ज्यादा तंग हो चुका हूँ कुछ उपचार बताएं और खाँसी के साथ बल...
Hello. Bleeding gums, swelling & foul breath are the signs of gum disease. No home made remedies will work as you will be having good amount of plaque & tartar deposits on your tooth surfaces. Kindly visit a dentist & get your scaling and if required root planing done to get better.
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I'm doing brush with soft brush regularly but why teeth have seesivity problems please tell me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I'm doing brush with soft brush regularly but why teeth have seesivity  problems please tell me.
A major cause of tooth sensitivity is root exposure. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray) to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning along with desensitizing procedures and / or artificial enamel filling. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person. Until then apply a desensitizing paste (sensodyne tooth paste) on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min until you brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight will be better. 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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I am suffering from teeth issue from last 1year I brushes twice in a day but after two our of brushing there is a very bad smile comes under the mouth as well as blood also comes under the teeth regularly. Please suggest us what to do?

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I am suffering from teeth issue from last 1year I brushes twice in a day but after two our of brushing there is a ver...
You check for molar erruption, if not cleaning should be done and use chlorhexidine solution as directed.
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Hi I am a 25 years old male and I have a problem bleeding in my teeth. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Hi I am a 25 years old male and I have a problem bleeding in my teeth. What should I do?
There are so many causes of bleeding gums - - brushing too hard - poor oral hygiene. - vitamin deficiency - taking blood thinners or other medications - bleeding or clotting disorders - mouth sores - other medical problems, including diabetes, heart disease, leukemia or scurvy few advice to stop bleeding gums-- - visit to a dentist for professional cleaning once in a year - use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - rinse with salt water to keep the area clean. - avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth. - stay away from smoking and other tobacco products, which can aggravate bleeding gums.
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I want to put invisible braces to straight my teeth and I want the following answer s 1) whether I have to remove any teeth as my age is 23 2) what is cost 3) how much time that invisible braces will take 4) Whether it gives any shape out after straightening 5) and at last the safety tips PLEASE HELP ME WITH GOOD ADVICE.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I want to put invisible braces to straight my teeth and I want the following answer s
1) whether I have to remove any...
Consult a orthodontist it can b decided only after evaluating the case if ext is required, cost will best given by your Dr. It depends on place, case n Dr. Consulted, it takes about 18-24 months for complete tt normally, you get normal profile after tt, it's safe tried n tested mode of tt.
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My teeth got a yellow colour. Daily I am brush my teeth but that yellow colour not go. What I will for my teeth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth got a yellow colour. Daily I am brush my teeth but that yellow colour not go. What I will for my teeth.
Deep cleaning, polishing along with whitening (bleaching) procedures and / or artificial enamel Cause of discoloration – Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics. The regularly through good oral hygiene practices. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need yellow bacterial film called “plaque” that occurs naturally in your mouth can build up if not removed filling and / or capping. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use Snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply SNOWDENT paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min .Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results. You may consult me in person.
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I am a 32 years old male and have teeth pain for last 4 months. What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am a 32 years old male and have teeth pain for last 4 months. What should I do?
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need root canal treatment. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash. Advise c. Amox 500mg 1-1-1, thrice daily, t. Metrogyl 400mg 1-1-1, thrice daily, t. Imol 1-1-1, thrice daily (contraindicated in conditions with gastric ulcer, asthma, wheezing, allergy), c. Becosules 1-0-0 once daily all for 3 days only. Advance procedures can be done with laser. 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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I am having minor but repeated inflammation inside my mouth below lip area. It gets normal after 2-3 days but again returns at the same point after 2-3 days. Pls help.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Please visit dental surgeon and get it examined or at home you can apply sensoform gum paint twice a day for three days.
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I am suffering from acid reflux for two to three months. I consulted doctor and he prescribed firstly Esomeprazole & Levosulpiride Capsules, then Rabeprazole Sodium. I became fine for quite sometime but the situation became worse after sometime. Now I am suffering from acid reflux on daily basis. My mouth becomes sore. Throat irritation/burning. Voice becomes dull. For quite sometime I was using diluted (H2O2) to clean my teeth continuously for two to three months & I think, maybe this could also be one of the reasons behind my disease (Acid Reflux. I never had such kind of stomach problems any time before in my life. Pls help!

MBBS, MS - ENT
ENT Specialist, Ahmedabad
I am suffering from acid reflux for two to three months. I consulted doctor and he prescribed firstly Esomeprazole & ...
Acid reflux is a lifestyle disease. To cure it you have to modify your lifestyle otherwise you will get temporary relief when on medicine but basically it will not cure or even may worsen. You have to stop spicy fried sour junk food completely. You have to stop smoking, alcohol and tobacco chewing if you do. You can not take onion garlic mint clove cinnamon cardamom also. Avoid all food with spicy and sour gravy. Take small frequent meals instead of large heavy meals. Don't lie down for about 3 hours after meals. Stop h2o2 gargles. Consult gastroenterologist once if any investigation advised get it done.
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Visit a dentist regularly for oral health checkups

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Visit a dentist regularly for oral health checkups
Visit a dentist regularly for oral health checkups.
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My teeth roots are going so dirty and going less. Is it possible through tissue culture of teeth root to fill up the gape. If any another way please suggest me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth roots are going so dirty and going less. Is it possible through tissue culture of teeth root to fill up the ...
All individuals requires scaling (cleaning) to be done atleast once in 6 months to maintain our oral hygiene clean. Our toothbrush is not much finely designed to clean all the plaque and calculi in the interdental areas of the teeth, which is the area where most of the calculus accumulate much and has to be removed regularly using scalers by the dentist.
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How to stop the foul smell of mouth. It really smell bad. Some time. Sir plss suggest me something..

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
How to stop the foul smell of mouth. It really smell bad. Some time. Sir plss suggest me something..
First go for professional scaling n polishing of teeth. Than maintain it as follows. Brush twice daily n use a mouthwash. Also clean your tongue. Avoid oilly, spicy n sticky foods. Limit your frequency of food intake to 4-5 times a day. Gargle your mouth with water forcefully after you eat or drink anything. Increase intake of water. Avoid onions, garlic n alcohol at night.
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My younger brother, who is 23 year old, he done braces on teeth 3year ago. His teeth went inside but not satisfactorily, dentist told him "your structure is out, u have to do a operation for that" that time financial condition was not well. In few years he will plan to get marry. So I want him to look normal as now his outside teeth will not effect his future or marriage proposal. Please suggest how it can b treated and how much approx cost of it?

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
We can sometimes achieve great results with Smile Designing procedures as well in such cases. Such a treatment will not involve any surgery and can be completed in a few days. But whether the case is suitable for such a procedure or not, is something we can comment on only after seeing him or his radiograph and photographs.
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