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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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I am 21 yrs old male I am suffering continuous problem of mouth ulcer. So please suggest me any permanent treatment for that.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi, there are various reasons for mouth ulcers it could be because of spicy food, medications, bad digestion, eating hard food etc. You can go for a professional check up to get the exact cause and solution for the same.
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I get acidity very fast when I drink tea or coffee. I have some ulcer like things on my tongue. My tongue feels dry and rough sometimes. I get a burning sensation in my tongue and mouth when I have acidity due to drinking tea. How can I heal my tongue. - Jeff.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Mohali
I get acidity very fast when I drink tea or coffee. I have some ulcer like things on my tongue. My tongue feels dry a...
If your ulcer has not healed for more than 7 days, consult your dental surgeon, or else wait till 7-10 days for it to heal.
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How to control body fitness. Than. How to pressing teeth doctor. My tongue pain on every day I have clean to my teeth. What I can do it doctor?

M. Sc. Foods, Nutrition & Dietetics, B.Sc-Home Science
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Visakhapatnam
How to control body fitness.
Than.
How to pressing teeth doctor. My tongue pain on every day I have clean to my teeth...
Eat a healthy, balanced diet. Food is the fuel your body gets its energy from. A healthy, well-balanced diet keeps your body healthy and energized, raising your stamina. Try to eat a well-balanced, low-fat diet that includes plenty of fruits, vegetables and lean meats. For long-lasting energy, we also recommend having up to a third of your diet be composed of starches and carbohydrates (whole wheat varieties are preferable). To keep your body steadily supplied with energy throughout get energy by eating several smaller meals throughout the day rather than one or two large meals. Snack on fruits, raw vegetables, nuts and other lean proteins between meals. Carry high-energy fruit and nut mixes with you during times of extended performance, such as hiking, cycling or cramming for final exams. Use clove oil, neem extracts for your tongue and teeth pains.
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Hi A tooth has fallen long back there is damage to jaw and I am getting severe ear pain please do suggest

BDS
Dentist, Nagpur
You have what is called as tmd i.e. your muscles are working excessively due to friction between your molars. You need to find a dentist who specialises in tmd. Who will either give you a splint or adjust your bite.
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There is a hole in my a tooth. Some times it starts pain when something goes inside. Can you help me.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
There is a hole in my a tooth. Some times it starts pain when something goes inside.
Can you help me.
Hole in the tooth means you have tooth infection. Healthy tooth never has a hole. So don't waste time and rush to dentist to get it treated as early as possible. Because if you delay it can go more deeper in the tooth and cause pus formation. Now dentist will put some cement into it and stop further infection.
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How to get rid of mouth odour or bad breath. After eating anything especially sweet dishes my breath smells badly. My teeth are also hot and cold sensitive. So please suggest some treatment.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
How to get rid of mouth odour or bad breath. After eating anything especially sweet dishes my breath smells badly. My...
The foul smell in your mouth is due to accumulation of food debris, which is a result of inadequate maintenance of oral hygiene. I suggest that you get thorough professional cleaning/scaling done from a dentist, and use antibacterial mouthwashes thereafter. You should also clean your tongue twice daily with a tongue cleaner. Following all these measures will solve your problem. Scaling will also take care of your sensitivity issue. Hope that helps.
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I'm 18 years old. I'm suffering from tooth cavity. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist,
Most common treatment available for dental cavity is filling. It may be silver, cement or resin depending on type of cavity. If cavity is deep and patient is suffering from pain and sensitivity then root canal treatment may be required.
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Braces for kids and teens

MDS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Braces for kids and teens

Use of braces for kids and teenagers to correct mal-aligned teeth not only helps in the creation of proper aesthetics, but it also helps in the good arrangement of teeth for proper chewing and do get a balanced face.

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BDS, MDS - Pediatric Dentistry , Certificate Course in Conscious Sedation
Dentist, Hyderabad
Missing teeth should be restored immediately. Leaving a gap for long periods of time results in movement of all other teeth. Gradually the 'bite' goes haywire and can lead to jaw problems.
Call 8121 53 53 53 for an appointment.
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A.C.C.I - Accredited and Certified Course in Implantology, MDS - Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Jammu
The child had a fall ( trauma) and broke the front tooth. Parents were intelligent to retrieve the broken off tooth piece from site of trauma. They brought the child with the broken piece within the 1st hour after trauma - golden hour - by pre informing us over the phone. The broken piece was joined back to look as good as before byva highly complicated but precision technique, obliviating the need for any RCT or Crown. See the pics to believe it!
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I am 19 years old girl I have caries in the tooth can it be treated at home?

MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology, BDS
Dentist,
I am 19 years old girl I have caries in the tooth can it be treated at home?
Hi, once there is caries in a tooth, it cannot be treated at home. You need to go to a dentist to get your tooth restored. Regards.
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I am 29ye old female. My gums sometimes bleed while brushing my teeth. Kindly suggest something.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I am 29ye old female. My gums sometimes bleed while brushing my teeth. Kindly suggest something.
Hello, you can take homoeopathic medicine Kreosotum 30 ( 4 drops in little water) thrice a day for 2 days and update.
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There are minor gaps between my upper pair of teeth which doesn't looks good. Is there any solution for it?

MDS Endodontist
Dentist, Delhi
There are minor gaps between my upper pair of teeth which doesn't looks good. Is there any solution for it?
Lybrate-user yes there is a treatment for gaps in teeth or spacing in teeth. Depending on the space innumerable solutions may be offered by dentists to you minimal corrections can be handled by laminates. Either composite or ceramic which is like having labial faced crown on your teeth wid minimal intervention or tooth cutting. These are not very time consuming process more so even better is an ortho treatment where the doctor may establish if it's a local or a skeletal defect and give you tooth movement appliances like in lay man term braces etc to bridge the space n correct your smile these are just two examples to give you an idea any treatment requires an assessment of your oral cavity in person all treatments vary in price n time kindly get in touch with a good orthodontist in your area who can help you out good luck.
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My lips are always dry. There is always saliva formation because of which I have to spit a lot. I have no dental problems. Few weeks back Dr. cleaned my teeth. I even drink lot of water. Kindly suggest me the treatment. Thanks.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
My lips are always dry. There is always saliva formation because of which I have to spit a lot. I have no dental prob...
This is good that you got your teeth cleaning done. Please use listerine mouthwash before going to sleep and apply glycerin on your lips.
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My daughter is 9 year old? Her one milk teeth still there? New teeth started to grow beside that milk teeth which is strong. Please help me

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
Thats perfectly fine. This stage is called as mixed dentition stage as d child has both milk and permanent teeth present at this stage and it will be there till 13-14 yrs of her age till all her milk teeth shed away and permanent one erupts. So don't worry and just be careful with her brushing as the child finds it difficult to clean properly in mixed dentition and there are more chances of decay.
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Hello sir How to keep teeth clean & white I brush thrice a day but still it dnt get much clean.

Dentist, Mumbai
Hello sir
How to keep teeth clean & white
I brush thrice a day but still it dnt get much clean.
That's good lybrate-user that you are brushing thrice daily. For keeping your teeth clean and gums healthy you should go for scaling once in five to six months. If still you feel the yellowish discoloration than go for bleaching once at a dental clinic. Avoid any beverages such as tea coffees just after using a mouthwash, if you are using any.
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I am suffering with mouth ulcer from many days, tell me medicine to cute it thanks.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am suffering with mouth ulcer from many days, tell me medicine to cute it thanks.
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations 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. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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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I have wounds inside mouth and gums. I can't chew food properly as it pains severe. It cures automatically but after a day the problem starts again.

Diploma in Endodontist, BDS
Dentist, Madurai
I have wounds inside mouth and gums. I can't chew food properly as it pains severe. It cures automatically but after ...
Hi lybrate-user, you have problem of ulcer, which can be caused by stress or heat or spicy foods, avoid spicy foods, drink milk, curd more. Use ointments or gels.
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Is root canal better option for 4 year kid, whose one front left side tooth damaged by cavity? Will it affect new tooth coming in next 2-3 year on that area?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Is root canal better option for 4 year kid, whose one front left side tooth damaged by cavity? Will it affect new too...
Now a days it is becoming a common practise to perform RCT in small children if the tooth is infected as this can infect other teeth also if not treated.Your Dentist is the better judge to decide this as a physical examination is required to have an ascess to the situation although RCT will not have an impact on eruption of new teeth.
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Consequences of Unreplaced Missing Teeth

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Gurgaon
Consequences of Unreplaced Missing Teeth

Our teeth are most definitely, vital for our living. Our everyday choices, pertaining to our lifestyle would call for changes, adjustments and lots of sacrifices without them. Though, a number of replacement options are available for the people with missing teeth, the most recommended are dental implants. Ask why?

They are simply the ideal solution due to their look and feel, which is similar to the natural teeth.

What happens if replacement is not considered?
To prevent the nasty repercussions from occurring, it is necessary that any missing teeth are replaced in time. Though, the symptoms of problems due to missing teeth only appear to be superficial in the early stages, the long term effects may certainly prove to be quite severe.

Some of the short term consequences of missing teeth are as follows:

  1. People with missing teeth tend to feel self-conscious or even embarrassed at times, while they talk to others or smile.
  2. Problem in speech is a common issue that may arise due to tooth loss.
  3. When teeth are missing, people find it difficult to consume some certain food types. These may include ones which contain some essential nutrients, hence leading to possible malnutrition.
  4. Increased wear or stress can also lead to the weakening of the teeth that are remaining.
  5. People with tooth loss find it difficult to chew the food properly.
  6. When teeth are missing, there is movement of the teeth that remain, to compensate for the gap places created. This leads to ugly looking gap teeth.

Though, these were the short term issues, the major consequence of not getting any lost teeth replaced is the gradual bone loss. Our teeth are firmly embedded in the jaw bone. Chewing and biting are the constant uses, which are required by the jaw bone to remain hale and hearty as well as active. You may believe it or not, be it at the beginning or at the end; the major focus is not on the teeth, but on the bones.

Maintaining form as well as density of the bone requires regular stimulation, coming from the teeth, as mentioned above. The contact with teeth causes small stresses, which the periodontal ligament transmits to the bone and prompts its continual rebuilding as well as remodelling. When any missing teeth are not replaced, it leads to the gradual deterioration in the jaw bones, over time. This not only results in facial shape changes but also will eventually burn a huge hole in your pockets, as increased complications will also lead to increased costs required for rectifying the problems.

So, now it's up to you. Choose healthy and wise. Go for teeth replacement at the earliest, if and when, need arises.

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