Lybrate Mini logo
Lybrate for
Android icon App store icon
Ask FREE Question Ask FREE Question to Health Experts
Common Specialities
{{speciality.keyWord}}
Common Issues
{{issue.keyWord}}
Common Treatments
{{treatment.keyWord}}

Dr. Mohammed Rafi

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Mohammed Rafi Dentist, Chennai
₹ online
Submit Feedback
Report Issue
Get Help
Feed

Personal Statement

Our team includes experienced and caring professionals who share the belief that our care should be comprehensive and courteous - responding fully to your individual needs and preferences....more
Our team includes experienced and caring professionals who share the belief that our care should be comprehensive and courteous - responding fully to your individual needs and preferences.
More about Dr. Mohammed Rafi
Dr. Mohammed Rafi is one of the best Dentists in Padmini Nursing Home, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Mohammed Rafi personally at Dr.Smilez Group of Dental Centers CHROMPET in Padmini Nursing Home, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Mohammed Rafi on Lybrate.com.

Lybrate.com has an excellent community of Dentists in India. You will find Dentists with more than 43 years of experience on Lybrate.com. You can find Dentists online in Chennai and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.

Info

Specialty
Languages spoken
English

Location

Book Clinic Appointment

77, 1st Floor. Naidu Shop Road, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
...more
View All

Consult Online

Text Consult
Send multiple messages/attachments
7 days validity
Consult Now

Feed

Nothing posted by this doctor yet. Here are some posts by similar doctors.

I have gum problems in my teeth. Tooth are sensitive please tell me what I have to do?

BDS
Dentist
Ask Free Question
I have gum problems in my teeth. Tooth are sensitive please tell me what I have to do?
You are too young to have gum problems n sensitive teeth. You need a chekup n then course of action can be decided. For sensitivity you use sensodyne paste for 3 months at least.

How can I reduce the yellowness of teeth as well how can I reduce the tanning of my skin?

BDS
Dentist
Ask Free Question
2- Scaling First of all undergo scaling (cleaning of teeth) by a dentist - Use proper brushing technique. - Brush twice a day which is most important (at night specifically just before sleep and avoid any food or liquid except water when you finish your brush at night) - After each meal (i. E breakfast, lunch, dinner and any time when you take snacks) rub your finger on all tooth surfaces inside and outside and than do forcefull gargles 2-3 times. -Visit dentist for regular oral cavity check up every 4 months for the early diagnosis and prevention of dental diseases. Jay Swaminarayan
1 person found this helpful

My teeth are yellowish in colour. Is there any alternative other than bleaching of teeth to make them natural white!

BDS, PG Diploma In PG Advance Course Of Oral Implantology On New Generation Implants, PGDHHM
Dentist
Ask Free Question
My teeth are yellowish in colour. Is there any alternative other than bleaching of teeth to make them natural white!
hello if you are using power form or ayurvedic to clean your teeth. your teeth become more yellowish with time because powder is more abrasive it will wear outermost layer of tooth enamel. and tooth become more yellowish due to exposure of inner layer dentine which is more yellowish. So avoid vigorous brushing. bleaching can be done. Which can improve your tooth shade

Jaw is locked. Can not open mouth and also have problem of wisdom tooth on same side. Please advise.

BDS, MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist
Ask Free Question
Please visit your local dentist. If your daughter is between 18-25 it is very likely that the third molar/wisdom tooth is responsible for the same. She can try warm compresses at home or a muscle relaxant. If jaw is open and locked it needs to be treated by dentist.
1 person found this helpful

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist
Ask Free Question
Tips to improve your dental health.
6 people found this helpful

Hlo sir I have a oral submucas fibrosis and my mouth is not opening. Please give me a best treatment. In ayurvedic ?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist
Ask Free Question
It is considered a precancerous progressive disease the treatment is normally surgical a fibrotomy is performed and than covered with available mucosa/ skin with buccaneers fat pad in severe cases nasolabial flap and other treatments are also given consult a maxillofacial surgeon meanwhile sm fibro tabs r said to b of help but not a substitute to surgery.

Mujhe apne daanto ko saaf krne k liye kya krna chahiye. Mere mouth bahut mehekte h. Sir please help me.

Certification In Smile Makeover, BDS
Dentist
Ask Free Question
Mujhe apne daanto ko saaf krne k liye kya krna chahiye. Mere mouth bahut mehekte h. Sir please help me.
Dentist se scaling karwaiye subah sham sahi tarike se brush kariye iske alawa aap chlorhexidine mouthwash b din me do baar use kr sakte hain.

I am suffering a problem of mouth chale regularly. I drink lot of water but this problem is same. Please suggest.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist
Ask Free Question
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.

Is there any problem for teeth and gums for using different types of toothpastes.

BDS
Dentist
Ask Free Question
Is there any problem for teeth and gums for using different types of toothpastes.
No,there is no problem in using different types of toothpaste. it is the brushing technique that effects your gums and teeth.

I am 28 years old and I am having 28 teeth. Is it okay or is it bad in any way? I don't want to feel like I am alien or does it define a bad luck? I have a very sharp brain though;). Please get back to me dentists.

BDS
Dentist
Ask Free Question
I am 28 years old and I am having 28 teeth. Is it okay or is it bad in any way? I don't want to feel like I am alien ...
Dear no bad luck at all. Any way please relax and be marry. Your last molar has not come out yet you are intelligent. So enjoy life. And for pain take tab combiflam.
1 person found this helpful

Top 5 Home Remedies for Yellow Teeth

BDS
Dentist
Ask Free Question
1.Baking soda - Baking soda is one of the best ingredients that you can use to get rid of yellow teeth. It will help remove plaque and make your pearly whites shine.

Recipe: Mix a quarter teaspoon of baking soda with a little toothpaste. Brush your teeth with this gritty mixture and rinse with warm water. Use it once or twice a week. Alternatively, you can combine baking soda with lemon juice, white vinegar, or hydrogen peroxide.

You can make a whitening mouthwash by mixing one tablespoon of baking soda and one and a half teaspoons of hydrogen peroxide with one cup of cold water. Rinse with the mouthwash two or three times a day.

You can also scrub your teeth gently for at least two minutes with diluted baking soda. Do this twice in the first week, and then every 15 days. It is essential to note that excess use of baking soda can strip your teeth of its natural enamel.


2. Orange Peel: Cleaning your teeth with the fresh orange peel on a regular basis will reduce the yellow tinge accumulated on your teeth. Rub orange peel over your teeth every night before going to sleep. The vitamin c and calcium in the orange peel will combat the microorganisms throughout the night. Do this for a few weeks and you will notice effective results.

If the fresh orange peel is not available, you can use dried orange peel powder.

3. Strawberries: Strawberries contain a good amount of vitamin c, which helps make your teeth whiter. Grind a few strawberries into a paste. Rub the paste on your teeth gently. If done twice daily for a few weeks, the yellow tinge on your teeth will vanish.

Another option is to mix the pulp of one strawberry with one-half teaspoon of baking soda and spread the mixture onto your teeth and let it sit for a few minutes. Rinse out your mouth and brush your teeth with toothpaste to get rid of any residue.


4. Hydrogen Peroxide: The mild bleaching effect of hydrogen peroxide can help make yellow teeth white again. Rinse and gargle with a mouthwash that has hydrogen peroxide. Make sure not to swallow the hydrogen peroxide. You can also make a paste of baking soda with hydrogen peroxide and gently brush your teeth with it. Later, brush your teeth with your regular toothpaste. Use hydrogen peroxide with extra caution as it can cause irritation of the gums and make your teeth sensitive.

5. Lemon: The bleaching property present in lemons can also help get rid of yellow discoloration. In fact, gargling with lemon juice and scrubbing your teeth with lemon peel is one of the best ways to make your teeth white again. Mix together a few drops of lemon juice and some salt. Apply the mixture on the stained teeth and rub the paste vigorously over your teeth and gums. Leave it on for a few minutes and then rinse your mouth thoroughly with water. Do this twice daily for about two weeks to get rid of tartar and the yellow tinge.
Top 5 Home Remedies for Yellow Teeth

Why do my teeths catch something yellow coloured substance after some time even if I don' t eat or drink anything?

MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology
Dentist
Ask Free Question
Nice query. This is known as plaque. It is film of micro organisms. This film formed on the teeth of every individual. You are not the exception. Stop looking into the mirror again and again. Regards
3 people found this helpful

MDS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist
Ask Free Question
There are various kinds of caps or crowns which are commonly given to patients whenever needed.After root canal treatment placement of a suitable cap becomes mandatory to strengthen the treated tooth.Consult your dentist for the options suitable for you.

How long after a tooth extraction before eating and drinking?

BDS
Dentist
Ask Free Question
You can start eating after six hours of extraction but make sure that you maintain cleanliness and rinse after every meal lightly and properly.
2 people found this helpful

I am suffering to teeth problems. My teeth is so pallor and I have a pallor flake in side. I want bright white teeth. Please help me sir.

BDS
Dentist
Ask Free Question
I am suffering to teeth problems. My teeth is so pallor and I have a pallor flake in side. I want bright white teeth....
Hi, the yellow color of your teeth might be because of stains which can be superficial and deep and the flakes you have mentioned are tartar deposited on your teeth. Both can be removed by going for a complete scaling procedure.

My question is my left side teeth is paining and I went to the doctor but I didn't get relief. Tell what I can did.

BDS
Dentist
Ask Free Question
My question is my left side teeth is paining and I went to the doctor but I didn't get relief. Tell what I can did.
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 ketorol dt 2 tablets dissolved in water. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.

One of my teeth damaged. I want to put cap for that. Please suggest. Diabetic and 50 years old. Also I have plague problem. Cleaning also needed.

MDS
Dentist
Ask Free Question
One of my teeth damaged. I want to put cap for that. Please suggest.
Diabetic and 50 years old.
Also I have plague pr...
Capping is just making a strong protection cover to your weak and damaged tooth, and if the tooth is sound and strong enough to bear a cap over it, then this is best for the tooth.
1 person found this helpful

I am facing Gum bleeding in my teeth, what can I do for it?

BDS
Dentist
Ask Free Question
Kindly get scaling done and then use gum paint twice daily for 15 days. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique.
2 people found this helpful

Whenever I eat chocolate, I will have pain in my teeth. Otherwise I don't have, while doing brush, everyday I will get blood.

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist
Ask Free Question
Whenever I eat chocolate, I will have pain in my teeth. Otherwise I don't have, while doing brush, everyday I will ge...
Eating sweets generates acid in mouth, and this leads to sensation, better to wash and rinse with lot of water immediately after eating.
6 people found this helpful

I am 22 year female. I have a problem with mouth smell.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist
Ask Free Question
I am 22 year female. I have a problem with mouth smell.
Hi, there are various reasons of bad breath, like impurities in blood, inefficient digestive system, dry mouth (lack of saliva production), gum disease, cavities, plaque and tartar formation around teeth and gums, kind of diet, improper brushing / cleaning of mouth etc. I would advise you to get a thorough physical and dental examination to rule out the cause of bad breath and to solve it permanently.
View All Feed