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Dr. Afrah

Dentist, Mumbai

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Dr. Afrah Dentist, Mumbai
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Afrah is a trusted Dentist in Mumbai, Mumbai. You can consult Dr. Afrah at Smile Dental Care- Kurla in Mumbai, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Afrah on Lybrate.com.

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My daughter is 11 years old. She is not interested in normal food. Fast food and chocolates are her favourite choice. If we tried to stop her she went to bed with emty stomach. We are in great trouble with her food habits. She is suffering from constipation. Obesity is also the another problem. Her teeth are affected. Sometimes bleeding is found in her gum. What can I do in this regard.

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Surat
My daughter is 11 years old. She is not interested in normal food. Fast food and chocolates are her favourite choice....
She needs counselling. If she doesn't agree, you have to be little bit strict. Let her be empty stomach for some hours. Child can not stay empty stomach for a long period of time. She knows that you will make her do whatever she wants, that is why she goes to sleep empty stomach. If you do not change this habit, you will face many diseases in future. Tell her you will give chocolates during lunch and dinner time with the food but frequent snacking should be changed. That's the major reason for having so many troubles.
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Sir Mein apne teeth ko lekar bhaut preshan hun Teeth main se badbu bhi aati Hai or khun bhi aata Hai sab mujh se preshan Hai kabhi kabhi apne aap hi jaad swell ho jati Hai agar aap meri help kijiye

PERIODONTIST, B.D.S.
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
Sir  Mein apne teeth ko lekar bhaut preshan hun Teeth main se badbu bhi aati Hai or khun bhi aata Hai sab mujh se pre...
Hello lybrate-user aapaka problem etana bhi bada nahi hai ki usake liye aap pareshan ho jaye. Har samsya ka hal hota hai. Waise hi aapako bhi sahi treatment ki jarurat hai. Aapaka teeth se jo badabu aati hai aur khun bhi aata hai, en dono ka ek hi solution hai. Aapako apane daat saf karane padenge jis se aap ke daato aur masudo pe jo gandagi jama hui hai use nikal de.
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I am having cavity problem for the last 5 years. What should I do to control my cavities?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Get fillings done avoid sticky food especially at night brush twice daily especially before going to bed.
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Dentist, Cuttack
brush twice a day for better oral health
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I have got yellow teeths since my childhood. And it seems impossible to whiten them. Suggest me.

Might be the place where your residing is surrounded by a flouride contained water get it checked first. How much is the extent of yellowishness is only be calculated by intraoral examination if it is low then it will subside by periodic scaling n toothpaste use n if it is more than expected then u' ll go for full mouth rehabilitation(fmr) or by bleaching.
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Cosmetic Dentistry

MDS - Periodontology and Oral Implantology, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry primarily involves improving a person's smile and facial appearance. It could involve the teeth, gums, cheeks, lips, or the bite of the patient. Accordingly, a change can be produced in the color, position, size or shape of the teeth, alignment of the teeth, contouring of the smile, etc. The end result is always a better facial appearance and improved confidence level of the patient.

Some common examples of cosmetic dentistry include:

  • Teeth whitening: There are very few people who are happy with the color of their teeth. Everybody wants whiter teeth and therefore go for options like bleaching. This can be done either in the dental office or done at home. A word of caution though - go for teeth whitening only after the consultation with a dentist.
  • Veneers, crowns: Just as the color of the teeth, the shape of the teeth also leaves a lot to be desired for almost everybody. Veneers are applied on the teeth after removing a thin layer of tooth structure. Minor reshaping and contouring of the tooth can also be done, especially to improve appearance in the front teeth.
  • Tooth contouring/shaping: The edges of the teeth can be smoothened by mere shaping or contouring. There is no extra material that is added to the tooth here. In some cases, a thin layer of resin may be bonded to the tooth if required.
  • Bridges: In cases the adjacent teeth shape, size, or color mismatch, then bridges can be done to even out the difference and produce a more corrected appearance.
  • Braces: Braces are a big hit as they help correct misaligned teeth. However, the next step with invisible braces and ceramic braces is another step towards moving away from the traditional metal braces, which itself was not cosmetically received.
  • Onlays and Inlays: Improper tooth shapes can be corrected with parts of the teeth that either replace only a small decayed portion or the entire crown portion to produce a more pleasing effect.
  • Implants: Though fixed bridges do a very good job at replacing lost teeth, implants go to the next level in terms of the aesthetic replacement.
  • Gingivoplasty: In cases where the gums have black spots, are too short, or are too long, the gums can be shaped to provide a better teeth visibility. The gums can also be sculpted to produce a more appealing gum line that shows off the teeth to give a more harmonious smile.
  • Bite correction: In addition to braces, in some cases, bite correction may be required to smoothen out a sharp cusp or reduce the prominence of the canine.

With a number of corrections possible, cosmetic dentistry is here to stay - just as the drive to look good.

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I am always clean my teeth but my teeth is yellow in color. I should change my paste.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
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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My age 25 and I have a problem of tongue tie. I want it removed. What will be the cost and time for its surgery?

MBBS, Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology (DLO)
ENT Specialist, Bangalore
It is a simple inexpensive procedure using a LASER, that I sometimes also do as an Office Procedure. it will cost you about Rs10000 all inclusive. No hospitalisation or bedrest required. However you will need to be on a liquid diet using a thick straw for a few days to allow the wounds to heal.
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I am 16 years old and from birth I have gap in between my upper front teeth and its growing with age. How to fix this problem?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am 16 years old and from birth I have gap in between my upper front teeth and its growing with age. How to fix this...
Consult a orthodontist you may require braces you also might have to sacrifice some teeth if more space is required.
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I'm suffering from a disease. When early morning I wake up. Then when I wash my face with water and when I wash mouth then I get some what blood. What is the reason?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
- use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - rinse with salt water or hydrogen peroxide to keep the area clean. Avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth. - stay away from smoking and other tobacco products, which can aggravate bleeding gums. - eat a balanced diet and limit snacking between meals. Carbohydrates and sugars feed dental plaque. - try an oral irrigation device, commonly known as a" water pick, to clear debris from around the gum line. - have your dentures aligned as needed. - you may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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I am from Pune. I am looking for a dental consultation. My front teeth are crossed and thats why it affect when I talk. I want to know about that the permanent teeth clip will helpful or removable clip. And how much they cost for treatment and for how many days it required to back in shape.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
I am from Pune. I am looking for a dental consultation. My front teeth are crossed and thats why it affect when I tal...
Removable braces (clip) can do only minor dental movements. Teeth rotations n major tooth movements can best b achieved with fixed braces n would require about 14-18 months fr completion. Cost depends upon the dentist n location of clinic. Fixed braces costs 18000 inr onwards.
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Smell comes from my mouth even after brushing daily. What is the reason and what should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Smell comes from my mouth even after brushing daily. What is the reason and what should I do?
It is called Halitosis. You must be having unhealthy gums. Please get a professional scaling and polishing done once in 4 months from dentist. Start using mouthwash before going to bed.
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Recently I have diagnosis with impacted teeth. Wisdom teeth are emerging but space is crowded already. My doctor says I have to remove all four of them. Does it really needed? Can not I get some medication to stop the growth of these vestigial teeth? If I remove does it effect any maxofacillaous tissues which arise any future problems.

MDS Endodontist
Dentist, Panchkula
Recently I have diagnosis with impacted teeth. Wisdom teeth are emerging but space is crowded already. My doctor says...
Removal of impacted teeth will not cause any harm to any anatomic structure. If they are really aching then you should get them extracted.
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I am 19 and I am getting tooth ache problems often no cavities. What's the reason. What can be done?

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Howrah
I am 19 and I am getting tooth ache problems often no cavities. What's the reason. What can be done?
Lybrate-user you might be having hidden cavities between teeth. You might also be having a 3rd molar impaction which is troubling you. Rinse with warm saline water. Visit a dentist.
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I have a problem with gum recession in two teeth. Dentist advice me for cleaning. Will the problem resolved after cleaning? my gums have been come down. Can it be rectified as it was earlier?

BDS
Dentist, Jalgaon
I have a problem with gum recession in two teeth. Dentist advice me for cleaning. Will the problem resolved after cle...
Yes cleaning will definately help. Also maitain a good hygeine n get cleaning done atleast once every six months.
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I having problem in my teeth and it's really tough to handle it is that any solution to this problem which helps me to reduce the stress and problem in my teeth can you please tell me that and my teeth having some problem to inside can you please solve it too.

Dentist, Patiala
I having problem in my teeth and it's really tough to handle it is that any solution to this problem which helps me t...
Dear lybrate-user, it seems your tooth has become carious and the nerve inside it has collected infection. In such a situation, it hurts even when you close your teeth together. You may experience pain on eating hot and/or cold as well. You should get an x ray of your tooth affected so that further treatment can be recommended. As far as I understand from your symptoms, the tooth concerned will need rct (root canal treatment).
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I have sensitivity in my teeth for more than 4 months, what should I do to cure it?

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Thane
I have sensitivity in my teeth for more than 4 months, what should I do to cure it?
There are multiple over the counter remedies available for sensitivity. But we would still advise you to meet your nearby dentist and get it diagnosed properly. There are various reasons for sensitivity and treatment for the same varies depending on the reason. Hence instead of relying on over the counter sensitivity solutions, please get it diagnosed and treated.
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Dental Care

BDS
Dentist, Panchkula
Dental Care

Wait an hour after eating or drinking anything before brushing as then enamel will be softened and you could be brushing away tiny particles.

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I am 25 year old, male. My problem is in my tongue. There are a black hairy. Both side of my tongue. I have no any problem of this. Bt I frusted by this. What is this?

PGDMCH, MBA( CHA) , MBBS
General Physician, Gurgaon
I am 25 year old, male. My problem is in my tongue. There are a black hairy. Both side of my tongue. I have no any pr...
Dear lybrateuser, black hairy tongue is due to defficiecy of vit b complex. Pl take diet rich in vitb complex or take b complex capsules.
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