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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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How often should I brush daily? and with which tooth paste and tooth brush should I use?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi, brush twice a day with soft toothbrush and fluoridated toothpaste. You can use any fluoridated toothpaste from any company, try and use one with soft bristles. It is not really the brush / paste that decides the cleaning efficiency, but the technique of brushing which ensures clean teeth and healthy gums.
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MDS Endodontist, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Our teeth should only be used for chewing purposes. Using them for performing other activities such as cracking nuts, removing bottle tops or ripping open packaging can cause chipped or broken teeth.
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I am a 18 years old girl. I have yellow colur on my teeth. I brush 2 tyms in a day. But still no change.What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am a 18 years old girl. I have yellow colur on my teeth. I brush 2 tyms in a day. But still no change.What should I...
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 am 25 years old. Blood s coming in my teeth roots frm past 1 year. How to stop that please suggest.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
First and foremost you will have to get a professional cleaning with polishing. After the procedure, do regular gum massaging and floss. Please follow the brushing technique which is guided by your dentist.
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I am suffering from sensivity if teeth pls give solution i Have also use shy tooth paste but nothing effect.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Hi.Shy nm would give you results in 2 months and moreover u have to apply n leave for 3 months before brushing.Although toothpaste is helpful in initial stages of sensitivity. .If still problem persists then you need to get your teeth checked carefully from dentist.
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How we can make our teeth inside in less time and also can we do it without braces.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
How we can make our teeth inside in less time and also can we do it without braces.
Surgical orthodontics is a method but still for a short while u require braces n of course retainers consult a maxillofacial surgeon
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I went for Root canal treatment. But I didn't keep cap from 6 month. Now can I place cap or I have go for treatment from first?

BDS
Dentist, Amritsar
I went for Root canal treatment. But I didn't keep cap from 6 month. Now can I place cap or I have go for treatment f...
If your tooth is properly sealed with a permanent filling and you don't have any symptoms of pain or difficulty in chewing, you can go for crown without any problem.
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I am a 22 years old male. I am suffering from severe bad breath problem. I also consulted dentist twice. Please prescribe me some medicines for it.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am a 22 years old male. I am suffering from severe bad breath problem. I also consulted dentist twice. Please presc...
•Eat a healthy, balanced diet and avoid eating strongly flavoured or spicy food. •Cut down on sugary food and drink, as it can increase the amount of bacteria in your mouth. •Reduce your alcohol consumption. •Stop smoking. •Cut down on coffee. •Drink plenty of water to help prevent your mouth becoming dry. •Chew sugar-free gum after eating, to stimulate the flow of saliva. This will help clean away any remaining food particles. •Don't use toothpaste to clean your dentures, as it can scratch the surface and cause stains. •Clean your dentures thoroughly using soap and lukewarm water, denture cream or a denture-cleaning tablet. •Use a separate toothbrush to clean your dentures. •Make sure you visit your dentist for regular check-ups. Having regular dental check-ups will ensure that any plaque is removed from your teeth, particularly in areas that are difficult to reach. •Your dentist can recommend the best way to clean your teeth and gums, and point out areas you might be missing. They can also identify any signs of gum disease and ensure early treatment. •Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. •If your bad breath is caused by a gastrointestinal problem, such as an H. Pylori infection or gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), you may be referred to a gastroenterologist. •Persistent bad breath or a bad taste in the mouth may be a warning sign of gum (periodontal) disease. Gum disease is caused by the buildup of plaque on teeth. •You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too.
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Which tooth paste should I use to have healthy teeth and gums.

BDS
Dentist,
Which tooth paste should I use to have healthy
 teeth and gums.
Tooth paste is not important, you should brush twice a day and in circular direction the brush should move.
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Sir I have yellow upper front teeth.Please suggest me what is good for me?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist,
You have posted about fuorosis earlier. Like i said Laminates is a far better treatment and long lasting with excellent results.
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I am 18 yers old from rajasthan. In our village there ,water contain fluoride in it. So my teeth become yellow due to it. I show this to doctors but they can't do perfect solutions. Please suggest me answer. How to become my teeth yellow.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 18 yers old from rajasthan. In our village there ,water contain fluoride in it. So my teeth become yellow due to...
Visit a dentist. The method of acidic micro abrasion, followed by remineralisation procedures, assures a considerable recovery of the dental surfaces affected by fluorosis. Best way is capping or veneers for upper front 6 teeth & lower front 6 teeth. Until then use tooth mousse tooth paste. Apply this 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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I have pain in the teeth over 5 days what I do?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist,
For time being you can use a salt water /any mouth wash thrice daily after your every meal, and visit your dentist asap.
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My teeth is broken what should I do?

CERTIFIED ORAL IMPLANTOLOGIST, NON-RESIDENT J.R. IN DEPTT. OF ORTHODONTICS, BDS
Dentist,
My teeth is broken what should I do?
if a tooth is broken. Either you can get it rebuild by a dentist or get it capped, also if it is damaged very badly, then you an go for extraction of teeth. And get an implant over that area.
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Due to certain incident in may 2015 though it was protected sex, I had done my hiv test on 7th day, 135th day and 174th day from that incident. All report was negative. Do I need further test as I am scared and for last 6 month I am facing many health issues like hip pain, fissure, mouth sores, itching in lower part of legs or below knee.

MS - General Surgery
General Surgeon, Kanpur
Due to certain incident in may 2015 though it was protected sex, I had done my hiv test on 7th day, 135th day and 174...
Your symptoms probably have nothing to do with hiv. It doesn't develop so quickly. Also since your tests have been negative I think there is nothing much to worry about. But it would be better to know the hiv status of your partner.
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Dental Care

BDS
Dentist, Nashik
Dental Care

Chewing a sugarless gum after your meal for around 20 minutes freshens your breath and also make the leftover food particles cling to it.

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How to make my teeth whiter?

MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology, BDS
Dentist,
Hi, to whiten teeth, you need to get them cleaned by your dentist. If there are internal stains, then bleaching can be done. Although there are some commercially available toothpastes to whiten teeth, but the results obtained are very very slow. Best would be to get it done by your dentist.
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I am 36 years male. What advise for me related to my gums soiling and bleeding also in gums past three months.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I am 36 years male. What advise for me related to my gums soiling  and bleeding also in gums past three months.
Ur condition is gingivities, you need dental scaling following a massage paste for gums for 3mnths. This is conservative treatment if this did not give any result than you can proceed for subgingival curettage.
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Drink tea to improve your dental health

BDS, Certified Endodontist, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Siliguri
Drink tea to improve your dental health
Drinking a cup of tea everyday helps in keeping the gums and teeth healthy as it contains high amounts of flouride and flavonoids which prevent harmful bacteria from sticking to the teeth.
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I am suffering from osmf because I was taking gutkha and occasional cigarettes for 8 years now I left everything for good from 4th July 2015. But I get blood in my saliva sometimes if I talk too much for the whole day in my school and private tuitions I am taking colostrum capsules. Dentist and oncologist said not a concern because my oral health is superb. What is the problem?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am suffering from osmf because I was taking gutkha and occasional cigarettes for 8 years now I left everything for ...
Dear lybrate user, good to know that you've quit the habit. Add a pich of salt to a glass of lukewarm water and rinse your mouth three times daily. Brush gently twice daily with a soft toothbrush to maintain good oral hygiene. Get yourself monitored regularly. Avoid eating heavily fried, extremely hot and spicy food. Consume lots of fluids, water and fruits. Establish a healthy routine by taking out time to exercise and try to stay stress-free. Too much workload is harmful.
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Mouthwashes

MDS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Mouthwashes
There is a general opinion that mouthwashes can be used regularly just like tooth-brushing. Its advisable to use mouthwashes only when suggested by your dentist rather than using routinely. Kindly consult your dentist for more details regarding the same.
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