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Dr. Fatima

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Fatima 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. Fatima is a renowned Dentist in Valasaravakkam, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Fatima at Rakshith Hospital in Valasaravakkam, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Fatima on Lybrate.com.

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I am suffering from dental problem my teeth are not gud I think I am suffering from pairia so please give me a right suggestion.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I am suffering from dental problem my teeth are not gud I think I am suffering from pairia so please give me a right ...
Dear, you really advised to consult a dentist first. Take homoeo medicine. @ kresot 200-6 pills. Thrice a day. @ calendula q10 drops, with 1/4 cup of water, rinse your mouth, twice. Take, care.
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Crown Sensitivity: Causes and Management

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Jaipur
Crown Sensitivity: Causes and Management

Losing a tooth to infection (decay) or trauma can be a painful experience. Imagine that you are in a dental chair and just got a new tooth or a bridge fitted. It is a joyous experience, almost like a new found lease of life, to be able to eat better and look better. However, even after a few days to a week, you realize that the new crown is just not settling down completely. There is a constant sensitivity that exists and is not allowing you to enjoy the new tooth.  

There are various reasons that the new crown can be sensitive, some of them including:

  1. A high point: On the new crown, there could be small points that do not allow for a bite as earlier. This can lead to sensitivity and minor jaw discomfort. 
  2. Improper fit with exposed dentin: This can happen at the neck area, where the crown is not fitting the tooth, leaving a small part of dentin exposed. This can lead to sensitivity once the crown is fixed in.
  3. Other decayed teeth: If there is a decayed tooth adjacent to the crown, it could be confusing and sometimes difficult to pinpoint the exact area.

If it persists for more than a week, check with your dentist on the following:

  1. Severity of decay: The extent of decay in the first place should be considered, especially if you have had crown as a result of extensive tooth decay. If it was involving a large portion of the dentin, the changes of having sensitivity are high, even after a crown placement.  In these cases, there could be silent abscess, which may never manifest as symptoms, but can cause a gnawing sensitivity issue with each bite.
  2. Area of decay: Root caries and cervical caries are more prone to have sensitivity compared to the crown of the tooth. The enamel layer in these areas is thin and the chances of dentinal involvement is high. The rate at which the decay will reach the pulp and cause pain is also higher.
  3. Type of dental treatment: If extensive metal work is done, the sensitivity might last longer than a week, which is the norm.
  4. Triggering factors: Make a note of what triggers the sensitivity, hot, cold or sweets. 
  5. Management: As mentioned, expect the sensitivity with your new crown to last for up to a week. In some cases, it may be longer, depending on, as noted above, the severity of the original decay, the area, triggers, etc. 

While some cases may be managed with a small trim of the crown, some may need the crown to be re-fitted, and some may even require re-treating the tooth completely.

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Sir I have a problem in my mouth. In mouth skin is being black around in mouth please tell me suggestion right now.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir I have a problem in my mouth. In mouth skin is being black around in mouth please tell me suggestion right now.
If the mouth ulcer is causing a lot of pain, gently rub a small ice cube over the spot or rinse your mouth with ice-cold water. You could also chew on a clove bud (lavang) and direct the juice generated to the area where the ulcer is located. Clove buds are a great ingredient to cure sore throat too. To prevent the ulcerated area from getting infected, make it a point to rinse your mouth with a little salt water. Remember, this won’t make the ulcer disappear, but it can help reduce the pain. Honey is a natural humectant. It helps reduce scarring and hastens the process of new tissue growth. This, along with its anti-microbial effect ensures faster healing of the mouth ulcer. Chew a few leaves of tulsi along with some water about three to four times every day. This will help in getting rid of ulcers faster and also have a preventive action against their recurrence. Applying a little coconut oil directly onto the mouth ulcer or chewing some coconut (fresh or dry) helps reduce pain and inflammation and hence, ulcers heal faster. Mix some sugar to crushed khus-khus seeds and consume this mixture for instant relief from ulcers. You could apply a little ghee directly to the ulcerated area, or drink a glass of buttermilk two or three times every day. Mouth ulcers left untreated generally go away in a week or so; with these home remedies, you can expect faster relief. However, if you notice an ulcer in the mouth that is persistently present although it does not cause you any pain, do not neglect it or try to treat it with home remedies beyond a few days. Make it a point to see a doctor soon because often, a painless mouth ulcer is one of the earliest signs of oral cancer.
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flossing

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
flossing
Do not floss all your teeth. Floss only those which you want to keep :)
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Swelling near eyes just after elastic fitting for braces dental treatment. What should i do?

DNB (Oral Surgeon), BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Swelling near eyes just after elastic fitting for braces dental treatment. What should i do?
There may be canine infection due to which swelling under eye take taxim200 mg twice a day and chymaral plus twice a day after food
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I am 25 years old male and facing problem in my teeth since 2 month. My teeth is sensitive and sometimes pain in my last teeth in bottom row. What should I do?

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist,
I am 25 years old male and facing problem in my teeth since 2 month. My teeth is sensitive and sometimes pain in my l...
Hello. This is the age where the wisdom tooth erupts into position. Pain and sensitiveness is due to impingement of wisdom tooth on to the 2nd molar. This condition is called impaction. The tooth can be removed by mild surgical procedure under local anesthesia. Hope this helps.
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BDS
Dentist, Rawatbhata
Changing out your toothbrush every 2-3 months or when the bristles become frayed is important for it’s effectiveness. Remember, you should always rinse your toothbrush out with hot water after every use and change it after you’ve been sick.

Wisdom teeth pain, from 3 weeks swelling appearance cause much pain please gave me treatment for pain.

PGDHHM, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Wisdom teeth pain, from 3 weeks swelling appearance cause much pain please gave me treatment for pain.
Swelling and pain in the third molar can be very difficult. Get a opg x-ray done. Please, do consult a dentist soon. You may need removal of the infected third molar or some other appropriate treatment.
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Brush twice a day, keep tooth problems away

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Brush twice a day, keep tooth problems away
Brush twice a day, keep tooth problems away: brushing twice a day removes the tiny left out food particles from the mouth and keeps it fresher and cleaner.
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Ideal Age For BRACES

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Ideal Age For BRACES

A common question asked by parents about braces is at what age our kid should go for braces.
 Orthodontic treatment is not just corrective. We can try to avoid malocclusion by various methods. One should take their kids for a dental check up every 6 months. Sometimes it is possible to do a little bit of treatment like extraction of milk tooth to avoid malaligned teeth.
 If one has developed irregular teeth or forwardly placed teeth, the kid has to wait till all milk teeth fall. It is easy to put braces with that. Sometimes we have to remove milk teeth if it is not gelling at the right time.

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My teeth become yellow near gum lines after scaling even when I brush two times a day. I am thinking to go for teeth polishing. Will it remove my remaining enamel also?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Coimbatore
My teeth become yellow near gum lines after scaling even when I brush two times a day. I am thinking to go for teeth ...
Polishing will not remove enamel normally for everybody the tooth is yellower near the gums than the edge side. If it is a external deposit then scaling and polishing will help. Make sure you brush all tooth and its surfaces properly.
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Hello sir I am Sagar I am 30 yrs old man n I have suffering from cavity problem so what should I'd o.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
kindly get the cavity filled before it becomes deep and painful. avoid having sticky food and sweets before going to bed. brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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I have problem with teeth. They are not strong enough and some yellowish stuff in front of them. Can you tell me how to make it stronger and whitier.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I have problem with teeth. They are not strong enough and some yellowish stuff in front of them. Can you tell me how ...
go for scaling and polishing of teeth. brush twice daily n use a mouthwash. gargle forcefully with water after you eat or drink anything. avoid sweet and sticky foods.
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MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Noida
Avoid sugary foods. When bacteria in the mouth break down simple sugars, they produce acids that can erode tooth enamel, opening the door to decay. “Sugary drinks, including soft drinks and fruit drinks, pose a special threat because people tend to sip them, raising acid levels over a long period of time,Carbonated drinks may make matters worse, since carbonation also increases acidity.Sticky candies and chocolates are another culprit, because they linger on teeth surfaces.

Suffering from bad breath problem from some time. I'm doing 3 times brush and used many mouthwash but the problem remains the same after sometime so kindly help me.

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Ranchi
Bad breath is caused by many things. Most common is poor mouth cleaning. Digestive problem & constipation. Some breathing problem, means frequent sinus and cold problem. If you have any of these then treat accordingly. First consult a good dentist and go for scaling.
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BDS
Dentist, Pune
Myth # 1- Brushing is Bad for Bleeding Gums - in fact Gums bleed because of inflammation of the gums caused due to in effective Brushing.
Myth # 2 - Bad Breath means you are a Bad Brusher - Bad oral hygiene is one of the causes for Bad Breath other causes include Indigestion,Dry Mouth,Lack of Salivation,Sinusitis and post nasal Drip &Uncontrolled diabetes
Myth # 3 - Regular use of mouth wash is good for oral hygiene - fact is mouth washes are good for maintenance of oral hygiene but only when it is indicated and prescribed by your dentist.
Myth # 4 - Scaling and polishing will lead to spaces in between the teeth - the fact is after removal of calculus one starts feeling the gaps in between the teeth which were occupied by it.One need to start taking care from beginning so that they do not come across a situation where they have lots of calculus in between the teeth which lead to gum recession and spacing between the teeth.
Myth # 5 - Brushing with hard toothbrush will clean teeth more effectively - In fact bristles of hard toothbrush do not reach the crevices of the teeth and one need to apply more pressure. In the process all stress is borne by enamel and it starts wearing off.

I am 18 years old a I have a teeth ache for over 10 days please suggest some solution as I am not able to eat any thing properly.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
I am 18 years old a I have a teeth ache for over 10 days please suggest some solution as I am not able to eat any thi...
Kindly get an x-ray done of the tooth having pain. May be you will have to get root canal treatment done followed by a crown or cap. Till then you can take a pain killer like tab dentaforce dt 2 tablets dissolved in water. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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HI sir/ mam How much fee and how much time will take to fill the tooth decay in tamilnadu?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
HI sir/ mam How much fee and how much time will take to fill the tooth decay in tamilnadu?
Cost depends upon the type of filling the decay requires. Normal carious tooth filling donot take more than 10minutes.
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How can I remove the yellow dirt that's stick into my teeth. Kindly suggest home treatment.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
How can I remove the yellow dirt that's stick into my teeth. Kindly suggest home treatment.
I will suggest you to use sparkling white toothpaste from himalaya and avoid any stain causing food items.
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My teeth's are not in proper line. I need to fix it by straighting with the help of clips. How much it will cost and how long it would take?

BDS
Dentist, Mohali
My teeth's are not in proper line.  I need to fix it by straighting with the help of clips.  How much it will cost an...
For proper alignment of your teeth you need orthodontic treatment. For cost and time consult privately.
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