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Dr. Nazima Anjum

BDS

Dentist, Chennai

17 Years Experience
Dr. Nazima Anjum BDS Dentist, Chennai
17 Years Experience
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. Nazima Anjum is a trusted Dentist in Anna Nagar West, Chennai. She has been a practicing Dentist for 17 years. She has done BDS . You can visit her at Apollo Dental Annanagar in Anna Nagar West, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Nazima Anjum and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Madras University - 2000
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Pyrrea pls tell solution this problem and medicine use, toothpaste, and all than solution.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
Pyrrea  pls tell solution this problem and medicine use, toothpaste, and all than solution.
Gums bleeding is due to infection in gums. Get scalling done by dentist. Take vit c tab for one week. Use proper brushing techniques. Brush, floss n use mouthwash twice daily. Massage your gums with your finger tips after brushing. Keep your tongue clean. Rinse your mouth well after each meal. Visit your dentist for dental checkups every 6 months to detect n prevent dental probs.
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I have lines on my tongue. What could be the cause. It gets sore when I eat peppery or hot food. What could possibly be the cause and what treatment should I take?

BDS
Dentist, Indore
Hello lybrate-user, Firstly avoid hot and spicy food intake this can not only result in your tonge damage but also can cause oral sub-mucus fibrosis, it is followed by thickening of jaw muscle fibers due to which there is difficulty in chewing and mouth opening. Primary treatment is to stop spicy and hot food intake then go for physiotherapy at home by adding salt to warm water n rinse thrice or four times daily aslo visit a nearby dentist. THANK YOU
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What is the general opinion about colgate pain out? Is it useful for tooth decay tooth pain.

What is the general opinion about colgate pain out? Is it useful for tooth decay tooth pain.
All these products might give you a temporary relief but to get rid of pain you should treat the cause.
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Is it true that brush should be used only once a day. The other time, we should clean our teeth with our fingers as using brush twice a day to clean one's teeth can spoil our teeth?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Is it true that brush should be used only once a day. The other time, we should clean our teeth with our fingers as u...
it's a myth. you should brush twice daily with the ultra soft bristle brush. your finger will not be able to reach the area between your teeth. do food will accumulate there leading to decay n gum infection.
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I dont know the reason behind so yellowish teeth. I used to brush twice and some times thrice. So what to do. If possible suggest me with some genuine and effective home. Remedy or any. Good bleach and is bleaching teeth is safe. For a shorter period.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I dont know the reason behind so yellowish teeth.

I used to brush twice and some times thrice.

So what to do.

If p...
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 son gum has swollen above one teeth he has got pain and can't eat. Please advise.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Is it end of gum wisdom teeth area warm salt water gargles can help till you contact your maxillofacial surg.
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I am 29 years old male, last month root canal treatment done for 2 teeth and now while doing brush blood in bleeding from beside teeth, whats the treatment need to take.

BDS
Dentist, Pune
Most probably there is food lodgement between teeth which is leading to bleeding. Brush well & rinse after every meal. You can massage you gums at that place by stolin gumpaint for 2-3 minutes
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My daughter aged 7 years is suffering from tooth decay problem in such an early stage. What should I do?

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Howrah
My daughter aged 7 years is suffering from tooth decay problem in such an early stage. What should I do?
Dear lybrate-user ji, please visit a dentist and try to save it even if it is a milk tooth. You dentist will explain you on the importance of milk tooth.
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MDS, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Cleaning a child?s teeth should begin when the first tooth is visible, because teeth are susceptible to decay as soon as they appear in the mouth. Children should also see a dentist every six months to help your child develop a positive attitude about the dentist.

Hi I want to wear braces to my teeth. But I had root canaled my two teeth and I have cap on it. My question is .if I can wear braces and how. How much period it takes to align. Thanks.

Dentist, Gorakhpur
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I want to wear braces to my teeth. But I had root canaled my two teeth and I have cap on it. My question is .if I ...
Bashith u didnt mention the tooth condition for which u need braces... Is this coz of crowding or spacing... Or misplacement of certain tooth or simply teeth proclination... U need to elaborate here
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Mouth problem jab muh kholta aur band karta hu to kat kat ki awaz aati hai jayada kholne par toh mooh khula hi rah jata hai aur band hota nahi phir doctor ke paas jana padta hai. Please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Mouth problem jab muh kholta aur band karta hu to kat kat ki awaz aati hai jayada kholne par toh mooh khula hi rah ja...
Apka joint ka problem hai tmj joint main problem hai apko oral surgeon ko dikhana hoga n bahar se garm sikai karo thoda aram milega.
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There is a gap in between my teeths. I don't want to wear pons is there any other method to reduce this gap?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
There is a gap in between my teeths. I don't want to wear pons is there any other method to reduce this gap?
You can go for veneering of teeth, which covers front surface of teeth. So gaps wont be visible. Visit to a dentist for it.
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I am suffering from sensitivity even after filling cement in inner down teeth. Is root canal avoidable and what is its expenses?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am suffering from sensitivity even after filling cement in inner down teeth. Is root canal avoidable and what is it...
Your tooth is sensitive apply sensodyne tooth paste twice a day and see dental surgeon for proper filling with proper cavity formation and filling. Get an -x -ray of tooth and follow doctors advice.
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I have three fully impacted wisdom teeth. But they are not infected. From last 6 months I have jaw, throat, ear, tongue & tooth pains. Meanwhile I suffered from throat infection which was due to Enterobacter clocae. I have also reactive lymphnodes in neck. Can impacted wisdom teeth cause all such symptoms?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Hello lybrate-user, wisdom teeth do cause pain in and around teeth and this pain is often referred to jaw, throat and ear. If these wisdom teeth are always causing discomfort and aren't helpfull in biting or chewing food then I would suggest you to go for an intentional extraction of these teeth. I am sure you'll be much more comfortable after it.
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BDS
Dentist, Bhagalpur
Kind of toothbrush to be used by adults: We recommend a brush with soft bristles which helps in removing the plaque and debris thoroughly from the mouth.
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MDS-Pedodontist
Dentist, Greater Noida
Care for your Child's teeth!! The fact that you are reading this shows that you are committed to healthy and beautiful smiles for kids. As a parent you may have many questions so that you are able to take care of your child’s teeth.
Let us thank you for your efforts, and we assure you that your kids will be thankful to you in the future


BRUSHING- the WHEN & HOWs…?

You should start with cleaning your infant’s teeth with a wet wash cloth, however as your kid gets more teeth, you can start to use a soft children’s toothbrush. Brushing should be done in more circular motion covering both front and back side of all the teeth from gums towards teeth.

The TOOTHPASTE confusion? Your child may be at risk of too much fluoride intake, so your choice of toothpaste is simple yet essential. If using fluoridated toothpaste, use a small, pea-size amount of toothpaste, so that there is little danger for your child getting too much fluoride if he swallows it. The alternative off course is to use non-fluoridated toothpaste, until they are spitting the toothpaste out.

FLOSSING- simple yet effective tool ? Flossing is an important part of good oral hygiene. Your child should start flossing from the age of 3-4 years, but they likely won't be able to floss on their own, so your role will be to assist them. It should be encouraged at least once a day

FLUORIDE- the right balance ? Children begin to need supplemental fluoride by the age of six months. The additional requirement is dependent on child’s environment. If your kid is drinking tap water and you live in an area with the water is fluoridated, then he should be getting an adequate amount of fluoride. If he doesn't drink water much, or is drinking well water, un-fluoridated bottled water, then he may not be getting enough fluoride to keep his teeth healthy. Talk with your Pediatric Dentist for elaborate details about fluoride supplements in forms of gels and varnishes.

SEALENTS- Sealing the future cavity ? A sealant is a plastic material that provides a protective coating to the teeth, thereby acts as a barrier against plaque and bacteria from being present in the grooves and pits of the teeth. Molars can be hard to clean with all the grooves and are prone to developing cavities, so sealants can do wonders.

FIRST VISIT- the sooner the better…?
Common practice is that one may not visit a dentist unless your child has risk factors for having problems with teeth, such as sleeping with cup/bottle, teeth staining, thumb sucking, night pain etc. However, an early visit to the child dentist is a good way to learn proper about basics of oral hygiene at an early age.
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Hello doctor! I have Tooth problem, in incisor. Before 10 years I fell down on the ground and my right incisor broke partially. A dentist treated it formally, pain and swelling vanished. But it starts again paining and swelling gum, harmonically and regularly. When it take pain killer pain lost. How can I get ride of this pain permanently? Please help me.

BDS, PGCertificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Delhi
Hello doctor! I have Tooth problem, in incisor. Before 10 years I fell down on the ground and my right incisor broke ...
The tooth fractured due to the trauma and in the process the nerve of the tooth also died. This dead nerve is food for bacteria. Bacterial growth leads to infection causing pain and swelling. Get in touch with a good dentist and get Root canal treatment done for this tooth.
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MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Hormonal changes in women increase senitivity and may also lead to the occurance of gingivitis.

I suffer from wisdom tooth problem, wherein the tooth completely inside the gum and the flaps of the gums are slowly opening. I have already undergone a wisdom tooth extraction surgery in the past almost a year back and have well aware about the after effects of the surgery which is really painful. I do not wish to go through the same trauma. Hence want to know any other option or medication apart from surgery.

BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I suffer from wisdom tooth problem, wherein the tooth completely inside the gum and the flaps of the gums are slowly ...
Dear lybrate-user, if your wisdom tooth is not erupting properly as surrounding ones and it is indeed painful and cause damage to the just next tooth behind it you must go for surgical extraction. Otherwise your safe. Just do warm saline mouth bathe 2-4times daily and rinse your mouth with some antiplaque mouthwash for better result.
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