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Dr. Hafifudeen. T

Dentist, Chennai

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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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Dear sir/madam my sister is 23 year old and her teeth is not properly grow up and some are unbalanced. Please tell me what should she do?

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This may be due to some developmental disease. Go to orthodontic dentist get opinion, they will find out reason and give you treatment plan. So don't wary it can be treatable and she will get good esthetic look. Go for treatment.

I am suffering from ulcer problem in my mouth. Kindly tell me some medicines for it.

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I am suffering from ulcer problem in my mouth. Kindly tell me some medicines for it.
Homoeopathic medicine---------------------------------- merc sol 30 (sbl) drink 1 drop direct on tongue every week at night ----------------------------- acid sulph 30 (sbl) drink 2 drops in 1spoon fressh water 3 times daily for 2 months----------------------------------- eat a diet rich in iron and vitamin-c and vitamin -b 12 and for this adopt following diet in your life style------------------------ sources of vitamin b12: 1. Vegetables: none. 2. Fruits: none. 3. Food: eggs, brown rice, fish, yogurt (dahi), milk and milk products like cheese, cow and soy milk.------------------------ sources of vitamin c: 1. Vegetables: broccoli (hari phoolgobhi), cucumber, tomato, spinach (palak), lemon (nimbu), onion (pyaaz), peas (matar), green vegetables. 2. Fruits: orange (santra), pineapple, guava, mango, apple, grapes, banana, kiwi, lychee, papaya (papita), peach (adau), pear, plum (aloo bukhara), strawberry, lime juice.------------------------------ sources of iron: 1. Vegetables: spinach, dark green leafy vegetables, lentils (daal). 2. Fruits: avocados (makhanphal), peach (adau), pear (nashpati), pumpkin (kaddu), raisin (kishmish), pomegranate (anaar). Food: eggs, fish, meat, cereals, almonds (badam), whole wheat bread, soybean-------------------- avoid frequent use of such as chocolate, coffee, peanuts, almonds, strawberries in routine diet-------------------------- report me after 2 months--------------

I am 22 years old. I always get these mouth ulcers. No matter how much vegetables I eat. Please guide me.

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I am 22 years old. I always get these mouth ulcers. No matter how much vegetables I eat. Please guide me.
Mouth ulcers have various etiological factors. Means reasons. Most common reason is stress. Kindly start with bcomplex capsules twice a day for 10 days.
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Sir I am a 22 years old boy. My question is about my tooth. When in brush my tooth with little pressure blood drain with tooth paste spit.And another problem is that tooth are yellow. Please help me sir.

BDS
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Use soft bristle toothbrush, clean the entire surface of each quadrant one by one, use bristle at 45 degree angle, go for scaling every six month, use dental floss and 2% chlorhexidine mouthwash on regular basis, in case of yellow teeth u can go for bleaching or veneering but keep in mind bleaching may be associated with sensitivity.

I'm suffering from frequent mouth ulcers. How to reduce there cause. Unable to eat food properly please suggest me a nice solution to this problem. Please give response at earliest.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
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Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. You may need c. Becosules 5 cap, for five days in the morning after meals & hexigel ointment on the area of ulcer until then. 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.

I have black lips and black teeth gums I don't smoke I don't do any of those, help me to get rid of those.

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I have black lips and black teeth gums I don't smoke I don't do any of those, help me to get rid of those.
Cause of discoloration ? Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics. Quit habits if any. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. Advance procedures (for pink gums) can be done with laser. You may consult me in person. 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

My back teeth is chipping away into small bits when I eat hard food. Two teeth have been damaged in the past 1 week. What could be the reason?

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My back teeth is chipping away into small bits when I eat hard food. Two teeth have been damaged in the past 1 week. ...
Chipping of teeth is not a normal thing sometimes pulp dead tooth chipped off sometimes carious tooth do so sometimes rct treated tooth without cap can chipped off whatever is your condition do vist a dentist he can identify reason then cure it.
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Mera teeth main 3 problem huaa hai. 1. Toothbrush se roz teeth saaf karta hun. Phir bhi yellow colour dikh raha hai. 2 teeth mein smell aa raha roz. 3. Ek important baat hai. Teeth aur teeth ke andar distance bahut ho gaya hai. Please koi solution bolo .yeh teen problem se mukti mile.

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Mera teeth main 3 problem huaa hai. 1. Toothbrush se roz teeth saaf karta hun. Phir bhi yellow colour dikh raha hai. ...
For teeth whitening you need to undergo scaling and polishing and if you get tis done your mouth smell wil stop and gap can be treated by restoration and braces.

My wife suffers regularly from mouth ulcers. Whats the remedy? Pl suggest long term remedy. What precautions should she take? She was a patient of Ovarian cancer in 2011. NOW SHE IS PERFECTLY ALRIGHT.

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My wife suffers regularly from mouth ulcers. Whats the remedy? Pl suggest long term remedy. What precautions should s...
Hi Ms. lybrate-user, I appreciate you seeking help. Well, the exact cause of recurrent oral ulcer (s) though unknown, you can take the following steps in general to lessen the incidences of the same - (a) Maintain oral hygiene on a regular basis - keep your mouth clean and healthy. (b) You can reduce the risk of damage to your mouth by using good quality & soft toothbrushes and also by leveling off rough edges of teeth/ dentures, if any. Preferably, I would recommend use of 'Neem' toothpaste for brushing. (c) Eat a healthy and balanced diet rich in vitamins A, B, C and E. Include fresh fruit and green leafy vegetables to reduce the risks of oral cancer. (d) Take Green tea, up to 2 times daily. Stay well hydrated. (e) Avoid high calorie, greasy, fatty, oily foods including fast foods. Restrict consumption of sweets, carbonated drinks etc all. (f) Apart from diet, make sure you streamline your lifestyle too with daily exercises, de-stressing and relaxation. If you are habitually constipated, the above-mentioned shall help. (g) You can take a tablet of probiotics (like 'Sporlac DS' or 'Becelac forte' capsules) daily before food, subject to your dentist's concurrence. As an alternative, you may take once curd and buttermilk spiced up with a little bit of turmeric on a daily basis. (h) If the ulcer pains, you can apply a pain relieving gel (as advised by your dentist), locally. Do gargle / rinse your mouth with Betadine gargle (not to be swallowed) 2 to 3 times daily, after food. Alternately, you can also use warm saline water for gargling. (i) Should the ulcer pain, you can apply (topically) a layer of fresh and pasteurized honey (good quality) on the ulcer (s). You may also slowly apply ice cubes for sometime to alleviate pain. (j) Last but not the least, regularly visit your dentist. If you see the ulcer not healing up for more than 3 weeks, do visit your dentist promptly, and get the same clinically examined. Hope this helps. Do take care and all the very best.
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You can exercise for healthier gums as well. Gently bite down so as to make sure that your teeth make a clinking sound when they meet. Repeat this 30 to 40 times continously. This exercise will stimulate the flow of blood and will keep your gums healthy.
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I am suffering from recurring mouth ulcer. Doctor told me to take beplex forte tablet. Then also mouth ulcer come back. What should I do.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
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I am suffering from recurring mouth ulcer. Doctor told me to take beplex forte tablet. Then also mouth ulcer come bac...
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.

I am daily used to college for washing teeth. .but sometimes come blood in my gum. So what we do.

BHMS
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I am daily used to college for washing teeth. .but sometimes come blood in my gum. So what we do.
Hi, Hi, Take homoeopathic medicine Merc. Sol. 30/ thrice daily for 2 weeks. Do daily mouthwash after each meal by Bakson’s Perio Aid Mouth Wash Also, take multivitamin A to Z/ 1 tab. daily once for 3 months.

What can be the reason my lips and mouth are looking different and when I close my lips they look very different. And I am not comfortable.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
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What can be the reason my lips and mouth are looking different and when I close my lips they look very different. And...
Kindly consult an orthodontist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (model study, full mouth & profile x-ray) & clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need fixed / removable braces. Requirements may depends on the age, complaint, duration of the treatment & affordability. Cost of cosmetic dentistry (braces) varies with dentist.

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Destructive calculus:

Calculus build-up before and after dental scaling. The sticky film of bacteria that can be found on your teeth near the gum line is called plaque. This plaque can cause swelling or inflammation of the gums, otherwise known as gingivitis. If the plaque is not disrupted or removed properly by brushing, then this sticky film containing bacteria hardens and becomes tartar or calculus. If calculus is not cleaned by your dentist, this bacteria produces harmful substances that can start to damage the bone that supports the teeth, causing periodontal disease. The best way to prevent gingivitis and more serious forms of periodontal disease is to brush twice a day, to floss once a day, and to visit your dentist regularly for cleanings.

I am having pairia problem please help me out atleast basic information to get rid off this.

BDS
Dentist
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I am having pairia problem please help me out atleast basic information to get rid off this.
Good dental hygiene with proper brushing and flossing every day. Avoid sugar and refined carbohydrates. The diet recommended in grow youthful is perfect for dental health and the promotion of good bacteria in your mouth. Professional dental cleaning using special instruments to remove plaque/calculus/tartar below the gum line. It usually takes about three to four months for microbial plaque to grow back to pre-cleaning levels, but good dental hygiene and diet can markedly slow or prevent the recurrence of these bacteria and plaque. After the initial cleaning a second appointment two months later will show if improved dental hygiene and diet are effective. If there are any gum pockets with a depth greater than 5 mm which persist, these may need more specialised cleaning or even surgery, or they will likely lead to further bone loss over time. Mouthwash (sodium bicarbonate, hydrogen peroxide). I do not recommend commercial mouthwashes because they contain synthetic chemicals that are absorbed through your mouth and are probably toxic, and may prevent the formation of a healthy bacterial biome in your mouth.

How can I protect my teeth from gum bleeding? please help and me good solution.

BDS
Dentist
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How can I protect my teeth from gum bleeding? please help and me good solution.
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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Hi What is the dental standard for defense? in my case orthodontics treatment is going on, so 4 teeth already extracted ( premolar ). And two wisdom teeth having root canal treatment. I have heard 14 dental points. Am I still eligible?

MDS, BDS
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Please get a dental checkup done. There could be other minor problems too. Your dentist will be able to accordingly confirm the exact current status.
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I am 27 year old. I want to brighten my teeth without any side effects on gums or teeth. I just take green tea usually.

BDS
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I am 27 year old. I want to brighten my teeth without any side effects on gums or teeth. I just take green tea usually.
There are many ways to whiten your teeth. At first you can try home remedies then over the counter products and then if you are not satisfied with that then professional bleaching in dental office is a definitive solution for your problem. Before everything you should borne in mind that you should brush your teeth two times daily. Always use soft bristled brush and be gentle on your teeth and gums while brushing. Learn proper brushing technique. This will help you to clean your teeth efficiently and effectively. As a home remedy you can apply baking soda (sodium bicarbonate) paste by adding some water to it. Apply this paste on teeth and brush your teeth. Do it once or twice a week. You can also use snowdent whitening toothpaste for 2- 3 months to see the results. If it doesn't help you then you can discuss professional bleaching of teeth with your dentist.
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I am 60 years lady. I have a sever sour problem in my mouth. It is very reddish and not able to eat any thing hot or spicy. From the last 1 year I am taking many medicines, but there is no improvement. Can you please suggest what is the problem or pl suggest any doctor for the same.

BDS
Dentist
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You are probably suffering from chronic glossitis and the reason can be Vitamin B deficiency .Some hormonal deficiencies also results in such problems.So take advise from your doctor and get treated accordingly .This can be easily treated.

Hi Sir, mere teeth me kabhi kabhi dard hota hai or khoon bhi nikalta hai. Kya kerna chahiye? Please advise.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
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Hi Sir, mere teeth me kabhi kabhi dard hota hai or khoon bhi nikalta hai. Kya kerna chahiye? Please advise.
Hi there are various reasons for bleeding gums like poor oral hygiene, vitamin deficiency, physical injury to gums, hormonal changes, medications etc. You have to visit a dentist for professional cleaning and check-up to know the exact cause and solution of your problem.
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