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Dr. Afra Khan

Dentist, Mumbai

Dr. Afra Khan Dentist, Mumbai
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Dr. Afra Khan is a renowned Dentist in Mumbai, Mumbai. He is currently associated with Smile Dental Care- Kurla in Mumbai, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Afra Khan and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I am 24 years old and due to chewing tobacco I am not able to open my full mouth and cannot insert more than two fingers in my mouth. Also please tell me which toothpaste is better for use to cleanising my teeth to make it white as earlier.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Hi most important is that you have to quit tobacco for always. Your problem is because of tobacco. It causes lots of serious problem like cancer, submucous fibrosis and leukoplakia, starting and gum desease. You need urgently to consult a good dentist.
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I have bleeding gums. It gives a bad smell when I speak. A doctor told I'm brushing hard and no problem with my gums. Now I'm using my fingers and some herbal powder with salt for brushing.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have bleeding gums. It gives a bad smell when I speak. A doctor told I'm brushing hard and no problem with my gums....
We need more investigations with clinical examination 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 have mild heaviness in my upper jaw and around te eyes and temples which come and go, my wisdom teeth are erupting for last 2 years but they dont srem to grow, consulted a dentist who suggested to extract all four of them. But is it safe to do so. The heaviness an mild pain occur when I wake up in the morning and come and go during the day, which hampers my concentration.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have mild heaviness in my upper jaw and around te eyes  and temples which come and go, my wisdom teeth are erupting...
Kindly consult an ent as well for heaviness in the upper jaw, eyes & temple. Am suspecting sinusitis. Erupting wisdom tooth does not indicate extraction. Extraction is advised only if there is pain in the erupting wisdom tooth. We need more investigations (full mouth xray, sinus xray's) to decide upon treatment. 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 have a dental pain and I have loss my four teeth I can not use any drug please salvo my problem.

Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Master of Dental Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have a dental pain and I have loss my four teeth I can not use any drug please salvo my problem.
Dental pain if it needs an Root canal treatment you may proceed. Missing teeth according to the strength of the surrounding teeth and structure can be planned for fixedl dentures.
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BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Avoid CIGARETTES & SMOKELESS TOBACCO which may contribute to GUMS DISEASE & ORAL CANCER.
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Ideal Age For BRACES

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Ideal Age For BRACES

A common question asked by parents about braces is at what age our kid should go for braces.
 Orthodontic treatment is not just corrective. We can try to avoid malocclusion by various methods. One should take their kids for a dental check up every 6 months. Sometimes it is possible to do a little bit of treatment like extraction of milk tooth to avoid malaligned teeth.
 If one has developed irregular teeth or forwardly placed teeth, the kid has to wait till all milk teeth fall. It is easy to put braces with that. Sometimes we have to remove milk teeth if it is not gelling at the right time.

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There is a pain in my lower molar teeth, since last 3 days, half portion of my fore head is also paining.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
There is a pain in my lower molar teeth, since last 3 days, half portion of my fore head is also paining.
As per your complains and symptoms you may have cavity with pulp infection. Go for proper investigation to rule out the cause of pain. If cavity it can be treated according to your pulp condition ie. Either by filling up or rct.
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My Daughter has cough and running nose and her first molar teeth coming out. She is cranking very often and drooling. Please suggest some medicine for cough and cold too. She is 14 month old.

MD - Paediatrics
Pediatrician, Jamnagar
My Daughter has cough and running nose and her first molar teeth coming out. She is cranking very often and drooling....
It is not good to write drugs without seeing a patient. But you can give syp paracetamol 15 mg/kg per dose 6/4 hourly. It will reduce her bodyache and fever if it is. Will reduce her crankyness.
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My daughter when she is sleep then flow bubbles her mouth please tells me this solution.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
My daughter when she is sleep then flow bubbles  her mouth please tells me this solution.
Mostly she is developing mouth breathing habit. consult a dentist for habit breaking appliance or check out the reason for mouth breathing . if there is any obstacle in air way get it corrected
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My teeth was fully yellowish what I need to do to remove the yellowish on the teeth. If any medicine for this please inform me.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My teeth was fully yellowish what I need to do to remove the yellowish on the teeth. If any medicine for this please ...
How to make Teeth white (a)Avoid Certain Foods/Drinks When Possible: We’re not asking you to give up your morning coffee, just to reduce the intake of the above foods as much as possible. Sometimes simply being aware can help us make better choices. (b)Drink Water: After you’ve consumed a tooth-staining food or drink try to immediately follow it with a glass of water. Swirling water around your mouth can drastically help clear away the acids or staining. This simple step is free and easy, and can drastically help reduce tooth discoloration. (c)Proper Dental Hygiene: Proper brushing, flossing and regular dental checkups help keep teeth healthy for a lifetime. Develop these habits early and you’re less likely to have dental problems down the line. (d)Teeth Whitening: The good news is that there are many options available to whiten teeth. Some can be done at home while others can take help of Homoeopathic medicines. Homoeopathic medicine HEKLA LAVA TOOTH POWDER ( WHEEZAL) Scrub teeth daily night
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Hello there. From last few days I am having nasal congestion and fever, I am taking medicines but from yesterday I am having high sensitive teeth. Both upper jaw and lower jaw. Plzz assist. Thanx.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hello there.
From last few days I am having nasal congestion and fever, I am taking medicines but from yesterday I am...
Hi Sahil . Looks like sinusitis but an ENT will be able to diagnose better. Infection from the sinus can affect soft tissue like gums and lead to sensitive teeth. The solution is with an ENT
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My father is 67 years old and he has no teeth. He need to reliable and economical solution as he did not take any food due to same issue

PG Fellowship In Microdentistry, BDS
Dentist, Thane
Most economical solutions will be dentures. More better options will be implant supported prosthesis
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I am 21 years old, I had a lot of teeth ache, can any 1 help me to sort out this problem permanently ?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hi . You might have a decayed tooth that is causing you the pain. You should visit a dentist. He/she might take a xray of the tooth to see how deep the decay is. If it has reached the nerve(pulp) of the tooth you will need a root canal treatment followed by a cap on the tooth. If it will be decayed extensively you might have get that tooth removed.
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Dear Dr, I am 66 years old and lost 16 tooths, including both upper and lower. I find if I do artificial tooth in use (removal and put in use often, difficulties. Therfore, I want permanent fixations. One Dr. suggested it is simply pasting and another Dr. suggests, drill and fixing methods. Please suggest me good one with economically.

BDS
Dentist, Panchkula
Dear Dr, I am 66 years old and lost 16 tooths, including both upper and lower. I find if I do artificial tooth in use...
In fixed prosthesis, we have options of dental implants in which we drill titanium screw into the bone let it fuse with the bone for 3-4 months and then fix artificial tooth over it. The other option is bridges in which support is taken from the adjoining teeth, their cutting is done and then bridge is cemented on to them like a cap. Definitely implant is expensive than bridges but after assessing the condition of your bone and health of the surrounding structures it can be suggested whats best for you. So consult the dentist and make up your mind for what you are comfortable with in every sense.
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I had oral sex with condom only for one time but after this she had some infection or rashes inside of mouth for few days. Which medicine help me? is gargle with betadine help her?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Infection in mouth can be due to various reason but since you have commited the mistake and she is having problem kindly show to doctor for checkup and treatment she can use betadine /chlor hexidine mouthwash and apply boro glycerin regularly and benzocaine ointment for pain.
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My friend did Oral sex with a guy, she met him on dating site. When she was blowing his penis, she realized that he was presuming a bit and also she realized that she had a mouth ulcer. Now she is scared of HIV. She is not sure if that guy has AIDS and she is afraid of transmission of virus through her mouth ulcer. It's depressing. Please help her.

DGOI, Aesthetic , M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
My friend did Oral sex with a guy, she met him on dating site. When she was blowing his penis, she realized that he w...
Hello there. It's good that you have described of your freinds problem in detail. Ask your friend to have cool relaxed mind as hiv doesn't spread with oral fluids or saliva. The route of spread is only through semen if there was contact during the oral sex or if there was contact with blood. This is all possible only if the guy she met is been diagnosed with hiv. If you want to have a peace of mind then contact the person with whom intimacy was maintened and have him checked. And yes next time please keep in mind that protective measures go a long way I hope I clarified your doubts if not please buzz me goodluck and god bless
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Hi'sir /mam I'm suffering from blisters on tongue. Please tell me any solutions. I'm fasting everyday so. I can eat food.

BDS
Dentist, Gwalior
Hi'sir /mam
I'm suffering from blisters on tongue. Please tell me any solutions. I'm fasting everyday so. I can eat f...
There are tubes of gels that can be applied directly on blister to relive pain or other problem. But since you are on fasting, let them cure by own with time. But if it doesn't, you must visit your local general practitioner.
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My Uncle aged 51 Years has bad smell from mouth. His 3 back Teeth also pain a lot 1 has been removed. Dr. Says the Teeth will be removed naturally. Please suggest something for pain as he can't eat properly and for bad smell frm his mouth. You can't even sit next to him. Thanks a lot for the help.

MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
You shouldn't wait for the teeth to fall. If its infected and cannot be saved it has to be removed. Teeth do not fall off naturally. They get mobile or fall off in case of a disease. Losing teeth is not physiology. Its a pathology. Nature is meant for u to use your teeth for life. For the bad smell there can be multiple reason. Inside the mouth it can be due to those hurting teeth which has infection. Or deposits on ur teeth or caries. There can also be certain medical conditiins causing bad smell. He needs to be reviewed by a dentist for the solution..

Sour in Lower lip for the last 6 months. While waking up in the morning there is bleeding. Except this there is nothing else? Taking Tozaar 50 for BP. Is it because of any Deficiency? What test I have to undergo? Your reply is very much helpful for me.

BDS, MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Mumbai
Sour in Lower lip for the last 6 months. While waking up in the morning there is bleeding. Except this there is nothi...
Morning bleeding may be due to lip biting at night or gingival irritation. You should visit your dentist and show him to evaluate the reason. You may get a night guard made if the problem is only after sleeping.
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I am 18 years old. I want to ask how do I whiten my tooth either by naturally or medical treatments. Please tell me.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Certification in Rotary Endodontics, Certification in Esthetic Dentistry & Fixed Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
I am 18 years old. I want to ask how do I whiten my tooth either by naturally or medical treatments. Please tell me.
Nowadays there are lots of products available for dental whitening. The best results will be from the dental whitening treatments done by the professional dentist, there are 2 - 3 sittings and you will get brighter shade.
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