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Dr. Musthafa

BDS

Dentist, Chennai

70 at clinic
Dr. Musthafa BDS Dentist, Chennai
70 at clinic
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Dr. Musthafa is an experienced Dentist in Avadi, Chennai. Doctor studied and completed BDS . You can consult Dr. Musthafa at K C Multispeciality Hospital in Avadi, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Musthafa on Lybrate.com.

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How to remove discoloration of teeth. They are turning brown gradually? Is it due to heavy intake of coffee?

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
How to remove discoloration of teeth. They are turning brown gradually? Is it due to heavy intake of coffee?
Yes heavy intake of coffee discolours your teeth. These discolourations may not be successfully removed by scalling alone n hence may require bleaching. Meanwhile reduce coffee intake n try snowdent toothpaste.
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I have dental problem when I eat something it striking in teeth and sometimes when I take cool water getting heavy pain please advice.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
I have dental problem when I eat something it striking in teeth and sometimes when I take cool water getting heavy pa...
Kindly get scaling done and brush your teeth twice daily using senquel f toothpaste and senquel ad mouthwash twice daily for 15 days.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
In case the wires or the bands on your braces loosen up or get broken, immediately contact your orthodontist.
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Hey, I am facing the problem of ulcers from many days. I had put glycerine as well but nothing happened.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
you need to visit a dentist for thorough check up. If there is any sharp edges of teeth, you should get them corrected. eat more of fibrous food and drink plenty of water. keep your stomach fit. avoid spicy food. reduce stress level . start taking multivitamins
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I am 30 years old male am suffering from mouth ulcers for last 3 weeks what should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Eat lot of fruits & green leafy vegetables & drink plenty of water. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need coronoplasty (smoothen teeth edges) along with t. Rebagen 10, morning one tab & one at night for 5 days, c. Becosules 5 cap, for five days in the morning after meals. Hexigel ointment on the area of ulcer. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. 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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Hi, I am 28 yrs old, male and I have a pain in my left gum (mouth) for last 1 months. What should I do.

BDS
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
Hello . There can be many reasons for pain. It can be a decayed tooth or some periodontal infection i. E related to gums. Other thing can be a wisdom tooth issue considering your age. Get a dental checkup done. Regards Dr. Anand.
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Everyday I will brush my teeth but it will turn into yellow I Do not understand why and I had an habit of smoking because of this will there be any effect to teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Everyday I will brush my teeth but it will turn into yellow I Do not understand why and I had an habit of smoking bec...
Only brushing can not save you. You will have to go for scaling by a dentist and get your stains removed. If after that stains still remain, you can go for bleaching.
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Dental Caries

MDS, B.D.S
Dentist, Kanpur
Dental Caries

Sudden tooth pain is usually a sign of cavities or dental caries. This is the most common form of oral disease that affects people across the world. A cavity can affect a person at any age. Caries can be categorized under two headings: pit and fissure caries and surface caries. The former usually affect the horizontal planes of the molars and the back planes of the teeth in front. Surface caries are usually found at the joints between two teeth and the gum line.

Dental caries are formed over a period of time. The earlier they are addressed, the less the damage caused and the less painful it is. Bacteria is the root cause of this problem. This bacteria causes sugar in your food to turn into acid. When the acid and bacteria are combined together, it forms plaque. This plaque dissolves the minerals in the enamel coating of a tooth and creates pits. These get larger with time and gradually the softer dentin layer below the enamel also gets decayed. This is when the patient feels a toothache. If the tooth is not addressed at this stage, the roots of the tooth can also get decayed leading to the tooth needing to be extracted.

Dental caries usually have no symptoms until the damage is done. The only way to diagnose it in its early stages is by a dental examination. Hence, it is essential to schedule dental exams every six months. If you skipped a dental exam, a toothache or increased sensitivity to hot or cold food can be taken as a sign of a cavity.

The treatment for a cavity depends on the extent of the damage caused.

A filling is the most common form of treatment for a cavity. This involves the removal of decayed tooth material and the use of a material such as silver, gold, porcelain or composite resin to replace it.

Your dentist may also choose to fit a crown on the tooth. This is done is there is extensive tooth damage and only a limited tooth structure is left. As with a filling, the decayed part of the tooth is removed and a crown made of gold or porcelain is fitted over the tooth.

If the cavity reaches an advanced stage where the nerve within the tooth dies; your dentist may want to perform a root canal. This involves the removal of the inner part of the tooth along with all the pulp and nerve cells. A sealant is then filled into the emptied areas. 

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All my teeth have gone smaller by the passage of time.Some doctors have advised for RCT in all the teeth to put caps over that. Please advise. Also inform the price of RCT and caps. Thanks

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Kolhapur
If teeth need rc tey must b done.Price of rct varies from area to area nd doc to doc.I charge 1500 for rc nd 1200 for caps
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I have my tooth decayed to the gum line. What should I do and how much it costs to replace total tooth.

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
I have my tooth decayed to the gum line. What should I do and how much it costs to replace total tooth.
The tooth has decayed completely. It will go for extraction if tooth structure is not left. Exrtraction will costs you starting from 500 to 700 replacing the lost tooth how is a big decision for you. There r many ways of doing it. Either the removable plate or the fixed bridge that takes support from the adjacent tooth or implant removable can cost you around 1500 bridge costing varies starting from 6000 to 10000 implant starts from 18000 to 25000 or 35000 depending on the brand.
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I'm having mouth sores from last 3 days i'm taking becosules z but nothing improving what to do?

MDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I'm having mouth sores from last 3 days i'm taking becosules z but nothing improving what to do?
Chew 3-5 leaves of tulsi daily. Correct your diet. Eat dates, dry fruits on a daily basis. Sleep well. Gargle your mouth with lukewarm salt water 2-4 times a day.
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My teeth have yellow spot on them. Is there any natural permanent solution for removing that spot.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My teeth have yellow spot on them. Is there any natural permanent solution for removing that spot.
I will suggest you to use sparkling white toothpaste from himalaya and avoid any stain causing food items.
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I am suffering from tooth sensitivity since last 10 days so give me some remedies For it.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am suffering from tooth sensitivity since last 10 days so give me some remedies
For it.
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning, root canal treatment & capping. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash.
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Every morning my mouth is filled by saliva. My pillow becomes wet due to saliva. I consult doctors but they always gave me medicines of stomach bug. This never help me. I also having bad breath. Please suggest me what is main problem. I am suffering from this problem since my childhood.

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
Every morning my mouth is filled by saliva. My pillow becomes wet due to saliva. I consult doctors but they always ga...
It could be due to bad-oral hygiene condition. Keep your teeth and gums healthy by brushing twice daily Do not take pan-masala/gutkha etc Do gargle with saline water twice daily
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BDS
Dentist, Indore
Enjoy a wide variety of nutritious foods.
Proper nutrition is necessary for healthy teeth and gums. Eating a well-balanced diet gives gum tissues and teeth the important nutrients and minerals needed to stay strong and resist infections. Soft, sticky foods tend to remain on the grooves and between teeth
As and sweets, limit their intake (especially between meals).
When you do snack, choose nutritious foods such as cheese and dry crackers, vegetables, natural yogurt or fresh fruit.Choose plain milk instead of flavoured milk.

Use fluoride toothpaste at least twice a day especially before you go to sleep at night.(but avoid using with boring water) -
Use floss to clean between your teeth.
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BDS
Dentist, Gandhinagar
When the pulp of the tooth becomes inflamed, septic or lifeless, one needs to go through the root canal treatment. 
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
A cup of tea a day, keeps the dentist away! A single cup of tea contains high amounts of flouride and flavonoids which prevent harmful bacteria from sticking to the teeth thereby keeping the teeth and gums healthy.
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I have extra growth of gums on my teeth. How this growth can be reduced. Are there any medicines available.

BDS
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
I have extra growth of gums on my teeth. How this growth can be reduced. Are there any medicines available.
According to your age you must have history of bleeding from gums or bad breath or any history of systemic disease like diabetease b. P. If it is so rule out the proper cause of swelling or any bone loss in jawbone then will discuss about t/t till that you can go for warm salinegargles.
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Left wisdom tooth lower fractured and the root part is inside the gum and the gum is closed givin me no pain or swelling i am 72 years old now if i dont remove the root part surgically what will happen?please suggest.

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Asansol
It may get infected any time, i think you should get it removed. Specially u are having cardiac problem where chances of sub acute bacterial endocarditis is there.
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I have gap between my two upper front teeth. What should I do. Which type of doctor should I consult among dentist. please suggest.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have gap between my two upper front teeth. What should I do. Which type of doctor should I consult among dentist. p...
Dear in indian mythology this is sign of good luck. Kindly visit cosmetic dental surgeon for checkup. Use colgate tooth paste and listerin mouth wash.
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