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Dr. Yusuf

Dentist, Hyderabad

Dr. Yusuf Dentist, Hyderabad
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
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Dr. Yusuf is one of the best Dentists in Kukatpally, Hyderabad. You can consult Dr. Yusuf at Focus Dental Care, Kukatpally in Kukatpally, Hyderabad. Book an appointment online with Dr. Yusuf on Lybrate.com.

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Mouthwash: All You Need to Know About it

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Mouthwash: All You Need to Know About it

Mouthwash has become an essential ingredient of one's oral hygiene kit. Though not a substitute for flossing or brushing, it offers additional oral protection. Due to a host of ingredients, such as alcohol,
Chlorhexidine, cetylpyridinium chloride, menthol, methyl salicylate, fluoride, antibacterial enzymes, hydrogen peroxide, essential oils, zinc chloride and other herbs and "natural" ingredients mouthwash has a number of benefits.

Alcohol is the basic ingredient in all of them. While fluoride protects against decay, chlorhexidine protects against gum diseases. Hydrogen peroxide produces a mild bleaching effect. Herbs and essential oils produce a freshening effect.

Benefits of using a mouthwash

1. Reduces formation of tartar and plaque.
2. Protects from oral problems like gingivitis and periodontal disease, especially if it contains cetylpyridinium or essential oils. Chlorhexidine is also effective in protecting plaque formation and gingivitis.
3. Kills bacteria in the mouth and prevents cavities or decay, especially if it contains fluoride.
4. Mouthwash, to some extent, covers up bad breath due to oral hygiene or oral disease and produces a fresher breath.
5. Certain mouthwashes containing cetylpyridinium chloride and zinc chloride produce a better breath freshening effect.
6. Helps manage dry mouth, especially if containing biotene.

Types of Mouthwash

1. Cosmetic
2. Therapeutic

The cosmetic one is usually for freshening up the breath and is not regulated by the FDA. The therapeutic ones contain active ingredients aimed at addressing one of the issues like plaque formation, bad breath, dry mouth, or decay. They kill bacteria, reduce plaque, fight gingivitis, and control decay. They are not a substitute for brushing or flossing but supplement these two very well. These are approved by FDA and are proven in terms of safety and efficacy. Rinses with zinc chloride are effective against bad breath, those with fluoride are useful in people who are cavity-prone, and chlorhexidine helps prevent gum disease.

Choosing a mouthwash: This depends on the oral health condition, and it is always advisable that the dentist prescribes the right rinse for you.

When and how to use mouthwash: When you are done with your brushing and flossing, rinse your mouth with a capful of the mouthwash liquid. Swish it around your mouth for about 30 seconds and spit it out. Avoid brushing, drinking water, or rinsing your mouth after using a mouthwash for about 15 to 20 minutes. This will give sufficient time for the active ingredients in the mouthwash (especially if it is a therapeutic one) to act in the mouth. Brushing after mouthwash removes all the effect of the rinse.

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MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Thane
Gum diseases can be treated and reversed in their initial stages very easily. By getting the accumulated tartar and plaque removed by a dentist, there is a chance that they can get better without much ado. 
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My left molar has started to decay. Its paining when I am having cold water. The inner part has turned black. Please help.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My left molar has started to decay. Its paining when I am having cold water. The inner part has turned black. Please ...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need root canal treatment. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash. Advise c. Amox 500mg 1-1-1, thrice, t. Metrogyl 400mg 1-1-1, thrice, t. Imol 1-1-1, thrice (contraindicated in conditions with gastric ulcer, asthma, wheezing, and allergy), and c. Becosules 1-0-0 once, all for 3 days only. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person. 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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My teeth is looking bad,there is red spot on my teeth for chewing pan masala.And my belly is too much out for my sitting job,please tell me for my two problems.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Stopping chewing pan as it won't only discolour your teeth but can lead to other intraoral problems.Dis colouration can be treated.Visit my clinic. And i am a dentist cant say much about your increased belly.But generally stop fried food and go for regular walk and exercise at least for 1 hr.And have your dinner at least 3 hrs before sleep
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Black patches are caused on tongue What will be the reasons and remedies.Please tell.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Oral thrush is a fungal infection which occurs due to dry mouth, uncontrolled diabetes and weak immune system with debilitating disease or patient on corticosteroids. You may need fluconazole & renal safety dosage of amphotericin b (iv drugs to be used only with the advice of oral & maxillofacial surgeons). Kindly consult an oral & maxillofacial surgeon in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need candid ointment until then. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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One big gap between my wisedom teeth in left upper jaw, anything I eat enters the gap, comes out only after careful brushing, should I extract it out.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Ranchi
If it is causing chronic problem get it removed. It is advisable to get proper clinical and radiological evaluation before you go for extraction.
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Whenever I eat chocolate, I will have pain in my teeth. Otherwise I don't have, while doing brush, everyday I will get blood.

BDS, Certificate course in Oral Implantology
Dentist, Aligarh
Whenever I eat chocolate, I will have pain in my teeth. Otherwise I don't have, while doing brush, everyday I will ge...
Dear, Pain on eating sweets or chocolates can be because of dentinal hypersensitivity or caries in that particular tooth. Get yourself examined by your dentist.
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Sir mera mouth open nahi ho raha hain or muje kuch achi medicine bataiye ki jaldi se mouth open ho sake please sir help me.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Sir mera mouth open nahi ho raha hain or muje kuch achi medicine bataiye ki jaldi se mouth open ho sake please sir he...
I will suggest you to take injection vitcofol 2 cc intramuscularly every alternate days for five pricks over the buttocks through a health professional and plan for physiotherapy treatment.
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I have problem with my teeth. When I eat any sweet and I drink any cool drink I got pain. Can you please tell me what I have to do.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have problem with my teeth. When I eat any sweet and I drink any cool drink I got pain. Can you please tell me what...
Homoeopathic tooth paste HYPERICUM 1X ( Wilmar Schwabe India ) Chew 1 tab twice daily Homoeodent tooth paste ( SBL) HEKLALAVA TOOTH POWDER ( WHEEZAL) Use at night Precautions 1.Afways scrub teeth with above powder before sleep at night 2.Avoid extreme hot and cold things 3.Avoid sour things 4.Rinse your mouth with RINSEOUT ( SBL) ,everytime you eat or drink anything during the day.
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Hello doctor, my dad want to set up duplicate teeth. Can you tell me how much cost to setup a duplicate teeth?

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
It depends on type, material you select. Denture full set cost you around 10,000. Fix teeth will cost you around 50,000 Cost also depends on experience of dentist.
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BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
While preparing for rct: getting to know from a dentist if consuming an antibiotic medicine is advisable, as it can help in reducing the infection and swelling. 

My teeths are becoming light yellow in colour. Right now I am using closeup gel toothpaste. So please suggest what to do. To make them white?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeths are becoming light yellow in colour. Right now I am using closeup gel toothpaste. So please suggest what to...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with whitening (bleaching) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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.
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I just wanted to know Which toothpaste is better for human being? please suggest me.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
I just wanted to know Which toothpaste is better for human being? please suggest me.
If you have the normal teeth then use the toothpaste which contain the fluoride. If you have the sensitivity of the teeth then use the sensodyne protect and relieve. Or vantage. If you have bleeding gum then go for the colgate pro gum health.
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I am 28 yrs. Old. I am facing mouth ulcer since last three years. Before or after my period I am facing a lot up to 10-12 days. What is the reason? I can't eat anything during this. Please suggest.

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist,
Its due to vitamin deficiency. May be due to stress. N try to reduce the stress level. Eat health food try to be relaxed.
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Even after brushing my teeth and gargle with water I still have bad breath, I have even tried listerine mouthwash after brushing but still doesn't Help.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
Even after brushing my teeth and gargle with water I still have bad breath, I have even tried listerine mouthwash aft...
kindly get scaling done and use mouth wash twice daily for 15 days. also notice that you are not constipated most of the times as this is also one of the reasons for bad breath. brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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I have removed my tooth as suggested by a dentist. Now I want to implant a new tooth. What are the various options.

Certification In Smile Makeover, BDS
Dentist,
I have removed my tooth as suggested by a dentist.
Now I want to implant a new tooth. What are the various options.
According to your age, implant is the best option available to replace the missing tooth another option is a 3 unit bridge. It is not so conservative.
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In My front upper two teeth, one is normal length but other one a bit length more than first one. Is there any treatment to bring these two teeth to same length. Tell how much it will cost?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
In My front upper two teeth, one is normal length but other one a bit length more than first one. Is there any treatm...
If the length difference is not much, slight trimming of the longer tooth will do good. But if the difference is more, than rct followed by capping can be done.
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I am facing problem of blood in gums while doing paste. I am 24 years old. And if pin point upon gums any time blood will come out. Please suggest me something also suggest paste name if any.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am facing problem of blood in gums while doing paste. I am 24 years old. And if pin point upon gums any time blood ...
Get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night massage gums use any std tooth paste.
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I do not get any smell and hence the taste also, I am suffering from this problem for last many years. Please advise.

BDS
Dentist, Pune
The partial or complete lack of smell can be result of chronic nasal or sinus problem. Like sinusitis or nasal polyp. Ent surgeon will do the necessary examination and tests on you to reach till the root cause. Its hard to say or prescribe anything here without examination.
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