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Dr. Shafali Ahuja

BDS

Dentist, Delhi

9 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
Dr. Shafali Ahuja BDS Dentist, Delhi
9 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Shafali Ahuja is a renowned Dentist in Tagore Garden, Delhi. She has been a successful Dentist for the last 9 years. She has done BDS . You can consult Dr. Shafali Ahuja at Ahuja Dental Care in Tagore Garden, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Shafali Ahuja on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Baba Farid University of Health sciences, - 2008
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Hindi
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Indian Dental Association

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I have a whitish /yellowish thing on my tooth which I recently discovered. Is it because of cavity? If it is what can I do to make it better? I already brush my teeth twice everyday.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I have a whitish /yellowish thing on my tooth which I recently discovered. Is it because of cavity? If it is what can...
Hello, somewhere you are lacking in the brushing technique. Yellowish/whitish thing could be plaque. Visit a dentist get your scaling and polishing done. He/she will teach you the proper maintainance. Brush twice a day. Night brushing is important. Floss regularly, rinse after every meal.
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Dear Doctor, I'm having itching situation on my penile glans, sometimes like thrush kind of. Is that ok if I use coconut oil for curing. Kindly suggest as i'm getting married next month.

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
Dear Doctor,
I'm having itching situation on my penile glans, sometimes like thrush kind of. Is that ok if I use coco...
If you think its kind of thrush then please visit you dentist as thrush are many opportunistic infections and only happens when you immune system is depressed any major systemic infection. So go for routine blood investigations to rule out the underlying disease and you may also need to have help from physician also but only after reports of blood tests. Since it is communicable condition it is better to get treated before your marriage.
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I have a bad habbit of pan masala chewing but I want to quit please suggest me how can I quit it?

BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Mentally you should be focused. Please have a self confidence to control the habit. Do the wish as you think. Try to reduce day by day of frequency of taking pan masala.
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A Quick Guide to Maintaining Your Kids Dental Health

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
A Quick Guide to Maintaining Your Kids Dental Health

As a parent it is essential that you condition your kids with healthy dental maintenance habits.

Baby teeth play an important role in helping your child bite and chew food, and speak clearly.

ORAL HYGIENE FOR YOUR TODDLER

A toddlers’ dental care regime includes wiping your child’s gums with an infant gum massager, clean damp gauze or a washcloth.

Once your child’s teeth come in, brush them twice a day using a soft bristled toothbrush with water.

Why it’s so important ?

Underneath your child’s baby teeth, the roots and position of the adult teeth are growing into place.Research shows that children who develop cavities in their baby teeth are more likely to develop cavities as an adult, so be sure to get your child to a dentist for a checkup. It is important to keep your child’s baby teeth clean, but once the permanent teeth start to come in you really need to make cleaning them a priority. These teeth will last your child a lifetime.

Brushing

At some point, your child will want to brush his or her own teeth. It’s fine to give him a turn. But afterwards, you should always brush your child’s teeth a second time. Most children won’t be able to brush their teeth well on their own until they are about 6-8 years old. Use fluoride toothpaste only when your child is old enough NOT to swallow it.

Nutrition

While what your child eats is important for healthy teeth, how often a child eats is just as important. Cavities can develop when sugar-containing foods are allowed to stay in the mouth for a long time. Bacteria that live on the teeth feast on these bits of food. They create acid, which eats away at tooth enamel. Between meals or snacks, saliva washes away the acid. If your child is always eating, there may not be time for this acid to get washed away.

1st Dental Visit

New parents often ask, “When should my child first see a dentist?”

Your child should see a dentist by his or her first birthday.

Losing Baby Teeth

On average children begin to lose their baby teeth when they are about 6 or 7 years old. It doesn’t mean something is wrong with your child if they lose their teeth before or after this time.

Most children lose their teeth in the same order they came in.

For example, they lose their bottom center teeth first. When a child is about 6 years old their teeth will begin to come loose. Let your child wiggle the tooth until it falls out on its own. This will minimize the pain and bleeding associated with a lost tooth.

A word of caution -Remember!

Giving your child a bottle of sweetened liquid many times a day, or allowing your child to fall asleep with a bottle during naps, or at night, can be harmful to the child’s teeth.

Sing along the Smile Essentials Healthy Teeth Rhyme with your Kids!

Dab on some toothpaste on my colourful brush,

There is no hurry and I should not rush,

Slowly and steadily my teeth get clean,

As I brush all over and in between,

This may take a while,

But is very important for a great SMILE!

Many of the same treatment and evaluation options that adults have are also available to kids. These include x-rays,dental sealants, orthodontic treatment and more.

Let us at Smile Essentials guide you through this process. Call us at 9209200024 and book an appointment now!

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I have gum bleeding problem and bad breadth from several months, due to which I face a lot of problem. I do not use tobacco, alcohol, cigarette. Occasionally I use plain pan and supari to reduce bad breadth. Please help .

MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
It means that you are suffering from gum disease.Go to your dentist.Preferably periodontist and get check up and scaling ( cleaning of teeth done) you might need a flap surgery depending upon the severity of your disease
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Hi all I have problem with my teeth since my childhood, I can't lighten my teeth even after used of so many medicated pastes, and even after increased my brushing time also, so please give me a permanent suggestion/solution to my problem Thank you sir/mam.

Certification In Smile Makeover, BDS
Dentist,
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I have problem with my teeth since my childhood, I can't lighten my teeth even after used of so many medicated...
get your teeth cleaned and polished by a dental professional,if you are still not satisfied with the shades of your teeth , you can go for dental bleaching.
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Halitosis - Bad breath

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Halitosis - Bad breath

There are thousands of living organisms which are living in the mouth and some of them produce a fetid smell.

People who do not clean their mouth, tongue and teeth properly have more of these bacterias. Saliva checks the growth of bacteria but during sleep, saliva production almost ceases and bacteria go on multiplying. Thus, many people complain that they have a bad odor from mouth esp. In morning on rising.

Many types of mouthwash are available in the market, all of them contain alcohol. They help for an hour or two and their excessive use produces more bad smell in the mouth than it was before their use.

The best way to stop bad odor from the mouth is maintaining good oral hygiene by brushing teeth properly twice daily along with cleaning of the tongue by a tongue cleaner. Homeopathic remedies can do rest of the work to stop bad breath.

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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Getting a good night sleep before the root canal treatment is the best way to go as it would reduce anxiety and maintain the overall well being.
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I am 20 years old male. My teeth have yellowish layer especially side ones. What should I do for whitening teeth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 20 years old male. My teeth have yellowish layer especially side ones. What should I do for whitening teeth.
The simplest method of removing minor surface stains is polishing, or micro-abrasion if staining is more intrinsic. Provided that your discolouration is not due to inadequate enamel exposing the dentin, tooth whitening (bleaching) is often the most effective treatment for yellow stained teeth. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply snowdent paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min. Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results.
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B.D.S. (Dental Surgeon) , House Surgeon
Dentist,
Drinking a cup of tea everyday helps in keeping the gums and teeth healthy as it contains high amounts of fluoride and flavonoids which prevent harmful bacteria from sticking to the teeth.
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I am a 29 years old female and have mouth ulcer for last 2 months. What should I do?

MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Hi, there are many causes of mouth ulcers like stress, trauma, constipation, vitamin deficiency and many more. You can apply mucopain gel over the ulcers for relief. Visit an oral medicine specialist for complete treatment. Regards.
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I have got a tooth decay, how to get that cured? Getting sensitivity on that teeth.

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I have got a tooth decay, how to get that cured? Getting sensitivity on that teeth.
Tooth decayed needs to be filled up by a dentist with a filling, use sensoform toothpaste for sensitivity.
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What happened I don't know, I am getting bad smell from my mouth after brushing. It is since five years, I am suffering with this and I am unable to speak others also due to this. Kindly suggest right solution to avoid this problem.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Bad breath can be reduced or prevented if you: practice good oral hygiene. Brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste to remove food debris and plaque. Don't forget to brush the tongue, too. Replace your toothbrush every 2 to 3 months or after an illness. Use floss or an interdental cleaner to remove food particles and plaque between teeth once a day. See your dentist regularly -- at least twice a year. He or she will conduct an oral exam and professional teeth cleaning and will be able to detect and treat periodontal disease, dry mouth, or other problems that may be the cause of bad mouth odor. Drink lots of water. This will keep your mouth moist. Chewing gum (preferably sugarless) stimulates the production of saliva, which helps wash away food particles and bacteria.
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I am 22 year old and my problem is I am smoking 3 cigarette per day now after six month of smoking my mouth becomes waterless why is it happening?

BDS
Dentist, Kanchipuram
Hi smoking will cause dryness of the mouth. Smoking badly hurts the salivary glands which is necessary for salivation in turn for the wetness od the mouth. Rather as you know smoking will cause very serious irreparable damage to soft tissues in the mouth.
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How to have healthy teeth sir without any cavities with brushing only once a day?

BDS
Dentist, Jalgaon
How to have healthy teeth sir without any cavities with brushing only once a day?
U should brush twice daily. Use a good quality soft tooth brush. Change your brush in 2-3 months. Use moutnwash once daily. Garle after each meal. And vist dentist every six months.
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Hi I am male the age of 38 years old my problem is that my mouth is not opening at the very large length. Coz I have tobacco every day. I need to know whether to have or tablets to open my mouth or to have lots of food for the months and one more problem due to this I can't eat spicy food.

BDS; MHA
Dentist,
You should stop using tobacco and betal nut chewing there r tablet for condition like this and if it's very severe you will have to go for surgical option visit dentist in person for complete evaluation of condition and treatment accordingly.
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Hi sir am 20 years old. My problem is am getting blood on tooth when I get mouth wash and even in normal time E.g. when I eat something etc. So kindly suggest the good route to solve this issue. Seeking earlier reply from you.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi sir am 20 years old. My problem is am getting blood on tooth when I get mouth wash and even in normal time E.g. wh...
You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Any kind of damage to the tooth pulp like inflamation, infection or its death requires a root canal treatment.
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I am 30 years old. I have teeth problem when I'm brushing a light blood flow. Please help.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 30 years old. I have teeth problem when I'm brushing a light blood flow. Please help.
We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser. 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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I am effected with ulcer on my lower lip. Its paining. Can you please prescribe me any tablet or any ointment for instant relief?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I am effected with ulcer on my lower lip. Its paining. Can you please prescribe me any tablet or any ointment for ins...
Hi lybrate-user you can use ointment 'dentakind-L' OR 'dologel-CT'apply 2 mins before meals then take food. You will get releif immediately. Do it for 5-7 days .along with take vitamin capsule for 7 days. You will be ok.
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