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Dr. Hafifudeen. T

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Dr. Hafifudeen. T is an experienced Dentist in Velachery, Chennai. You can visit him at Department of Prosthodontics, SBDCH in Velachery, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Hafifudeen. T on Lybrate.com.

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Hi I am having a sensitive teeth from past two years. I am using sensodynte repair & protect from past 2 years no issues till last month but this month I am experiencing sensitivity & pain which is increasing exponentially day by day what treatment shld I go for? what may be the average expenses for this treatment.

MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Hi I am having a sensitive teeth from past two years. I am using sensodynte repair & protect from past 2 years no iss...
Hi thanks for the query as you said you had sensitivity in the beginning and now you have pain also which is gradually increasing. Going by your words you need to undergo rct (root canal treatment) if you have x ray of your tooth please share for better diagnosis thank you
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My teeth having black spots and for that it having foul smell please give me advise ?

Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
Black spots could be stains and deposits.Normal scaling procedure can solve your problem.Bt if tooth cavity is there then it needs to be filled up please visit your nearest dentist for advice thank you
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BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Inability in opening of mouth warrants a dental check up
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I am 20 year old and my one testis was large and other is small what will do And my teeth is yellowish color but I brushed daily.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I am 20 year old and my one testis was large and other is small what will do
And my teeth is yellowish color but I br...
everyone doesn't have pearl white teeth. your teeth color matches your skin colour. you can go for scaling and polishing followed by bleaching for more whiter teeth
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Brushing your teeth by keeping the toothbrush at a 45 degree angle will prevent your gums from getting hurt

BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Brushing your teeth by keeping the toothbrush at a 45 degree angle will prevent your gums from getting hurt.
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Hi Im patient of ulcerative colitis having wysolone 10 g decreasing now having sever tooth ache can not have antibiotics or brufen can I have do dt without any issue or side effects please reply I will have RCT after my steroids are over Thx.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
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Im patient of ulcerative colitis having wysolone 10 g decreasing now having sever tooth ache can not have antibiot...
Pls check with your gastroenterologist the possible antibiotics n painkillers which can b taken by you n which donot worsen your colon condition. Meanwhile use bethadine mouthwash. However you can start your rct well before your steroid intake of your comfortable. Take care.
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What is the best way how we can out teeth clean and white and what best method of cleaning the teeth, and how we prevent from decaying, please give the solution.

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
What is the best way how we can out teeth clean and white and what best method of cleaning the teeth, and how we prev...
Proper brushing and flossing and regular dental check up will keep your teeth free from all the problem.
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Is titanium dental implants are harmful for body? Does it causes cancer/ allergies/ infections ? Does it cause never damage ? I am very confused between dental implant and bridge.

BDS
Dentist,
No.These implant are meant to be inside the body so they cause no harm.Unless a person has known allergy from titanium.
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I am 24 years old I have teeth problem I brush daily 30 min still they are yellow in color please give me suggestions.

MDS
Dentist, Kota
I am 24 years old I have teeth problem I brush daily 30 min still they are yellow in color please give me suggestions.
30 minutes daily! this will abrade the enamel of teeth. And your teeth will appear more yellow. More aggressive brushing is harmful. Show it to dentist and learn the brushing and the treatment of your condition.
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I am suffering from bad smell in mouth. I am doing proper care but no result and no problem in teeth. So what can I do?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I am suffering from bad smell in mouth. I am doing proper care but no result and no problem in teeth. So what can I do?
Ideally you should visit to dentist for cleaning of teeth because mostly bed smell is due to deposits in your mouth. But for now you can use mouthwash after meals. Sometimes bad breath is side effect of some medications also.
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Hi. Im sufi my teeth have pain n bad breath and my teeth gums are becoming black. My down side teeth gums are reducing please help me.

MDS , BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hi. Im sufi my teeth have pain n bad breath and my teeth gums are becoming black. My down side teeth gums are reducin...
Tooth cleaning will help if pigmentation of gums becoming black is generalised then don't worry they are dark gums but if specific to certain teeth the please get check up.
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I am 18 years old. I want to ask how do I whiten my tooth either by naturally or medical treatments.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am 18 years old. I want to ask how do I whiten my tooth either by naturally or medical treatments.
There are several causes of tooth discoloration, for example: foods/drinks. Coffee, tea, colas, wines, and certain fruits and vegetables (for example, apples and potatoes) can stain your teeth. Tobacco use. Smoking or chewing tobacco can stain 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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My lower jaw second molar inside part enamel part is broken and now it's feels sensitivity when I eat hot, sour and cold.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
My lower jaw second molar inside part enamel part is broken and now it's feels sensitivity when I eat hot, sour and c...
Go for proper consultation and diagnosis and accordingly go for treatment. If required than you should go for capping your broken teeth.
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I am 65 years old. I am regularly taking Statin 20 mg and ecosprin 75 mg. My gum are receding and bleeding.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 65 years old. I am regularly taking Statin 20 mg and ecosprin 75 mg. My gum are receding and bleeding.
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening & advancement procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser. 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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My teeth's turn black if I don't paste for few days please suggest something that can help me out.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth's turn black if I don't paste for few days please suggest something that can help me out.
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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Involuntary Oral Habits That Are Eating Away Your Smile.

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Involuntary Oral Habits That Are Eating Away Your Smile.

Clenching or night grinding.

If you have ever experienced a strong emotion of either anger or resolve you may realise our body tenses up and our teeth clench. If this is not a frequent occurrence the damage maybe minimal but as sports people or someone with a bad temper you may actually end up wearing down your teeth considerably. Now a large part of this habit is semi voluntary you can remind yourself to control it but a few people suffer from an entirely involuntary condition called night grinding or bruxism.

Unfortunately here you have no awareness of doing the grinding except maybe waking up with a sore jaw or a headache but the person sleeping beside you can even hear you gnashing your teeth. Needless to say the damage this is silent destroyer is causing is significant and rapid. The best solution if diagnosed with this habit is to start wearing a night guard which is a thin plastic appliance that fits snugly on your teeth similar to a sports guard so that it protects your teeth and wears down before your teeth do. Also the jaw separation it creates puts your muscles at ease and they don't get activated or clench anymore.

Mouth breathing.

Many people are unaware of this habit entirely. A very common condition mouth breathing occurs more so when you're sleeping and tend to breathe more through your mouth than your nose.

This condition can be a result of the way your nasal passages and throat are shaped. It commonly occurs in people with a deviated nasal septum as well. The main sign to know if you're mouth breathing or not is if you wake up with an extremely dry mouth, at times bad breathe and tend to have red irritated gums that bleed often on brushing.

Mouth breathing also predisposes you to snoring so if you haven't started yet if you're a mouth breather chances are you will start snoring as well.

It usually can be corrected surgically and if not severe snoring particularly can be corrected by oral appliances or oxygen machines which supplement the air reaching your lungs.

Tongue thrusting.

This habit develops at childhood or birth and is also attributed to the tongue shape and the structure of the palate and throat. A person having this habit tends to push the teeth out while swallowing as a result they present with spaced out teeth and a large tongue.

To prevent the need for braces catching this habit early on and wearing an appliance to control it would be best. If spaces have already increased then best form of closing the gaps would be either with braces or by cosmetic fillings.

Cheek biting.

A surprisingly unnoticeable habit people tend to chew their inner cheek or parts of their lip when under stress or deep thought. While this habit can seem harmless it can create a long term wound in the mouth which can either balloon up with fluids or be subject to infection. Chronic injuries or wounds should never be left unnoticed and habits like these should be discontinued to avoid discomfort and the eventual need for treatment.

Exposure to alternating extremes of temperature.

Another very ignorant but seemingly harmless habit is to eat a hot meal and down it with a glass of ice cold water or have a hot drink and second it with ice cream. While the effects of this habit may only show up in the long term what it does is create an impact on the enamel and slowly cause the teeth to become sensitive.

While our teeth are extremely hardy and don't breakdown until exposed to hundreds of millions of such daily stimuli, the best solution is to keep an intermittent time gap between the extremes of temperature in order not to shock the nerves that rest within your teeth to become hypersensitive.

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Kabhi kabhi kopi hard chiz khata hu to gums se blood nikalata hai. please bataiye main kya karu?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Kabhi kabhi kopi hard chiz khata hu to gums se blood nikalata hai. please bataiye main kya karu?
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. 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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How do I use coconut oil for dental problem? I mean what is the procedure for applying coconut oil?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
How do I use coconut oil for dental problem? I mean what is the procedure for applying coconut oil?
Although its an ancient practice, its not medically recommended. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Advance procedures can be done with laser. 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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My teeth are coming out like whn I smile upper teeth never look good bcz only its coming out n its big in shape comparative to teeth which are at bottom So wht to do to make thm nt to cm tht much out I do not want any operation abt tht Like in hindi we say bandhwana whg I do not want Any medicine or any tip abt tht.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
My teeth are coming out like whn I smile upper teeth never look good bcz only its coming out n its big in shape compa...
For this you might have to get braces done. Kindly visit dentist and understand your clinical picture. So that things can be taken care off.
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