Common Specialities
{{speciality.keyWord}}
Common Issues
{{issue.keyWord}}
Common Treatments
{{treatment.keyWord}}
Book
Call

Dr. Afrah

Dentist, Mumbai

50 at clinic
Book Appointment
Call Doctor
Dr. Afrah Dentist, Mumbai
50 at clinic
Book Appointment
Call Doctor
Submit Feedback
Report Issue
Get Help
Feed
Services

Personal Statement

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.
More about Dr. Afrah
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.

Find numerous Dentists in India from the comfort of your home on Lybrate.com. You will find Dentists with more than 29 years of experience on Lybrate.com. You can find Dentists online in Mumbai and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.

Info

Specialty
Languages spoken
English
Hindi

Location

Book Clinic Appointment

Smile Dental Care- Kurla

Shop No 1, Ground Floor, White House, Next to MK Residence, Buddha Colony, Near Anjuman School, MumbaiMumbai Get Directions
50 at clinic
...more
View All

Services

View All Services

Submit Feedback

Submit a review for Dr. Afrah

Your feedback matters!
Write a Review

Feed

Nothing posted by this doctor yet. Here are some posts by similar doctors.

Some part of my teeth fall down if I ate something that go into the hollow part of my teeth and I drink water it gave me a lot of pain.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Some part of my teeth fall down if I ate something that go into the hollow part of my teeth  and I drink water it gav...
It appears that you have cavities in teeth. Which need to get filled. Please visit your dentist for this.
8 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Thane
Taking a large no. Of medications often leads to a dry mouth. Increase your fluid intake or ask your dentist about an artifical saliva product or chew sugarless gum after a meal to keep your mouth moist.
3 people found this helpful

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Chewing a sugarless gum after your meal for around 20 minutes freshens your breath and also make the leftover food particles cling to it.
1 person found this helpful

How can I reduce the size of my front teeth and how long takes to reduce size of teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
How can I reduce the size of my front teeth and how long takes to reduce size of teeth.
minor adjustments can be done in one sitting by just reducing your teeth structure. but if more reduction is needed, than you might require to go for rct n cap or composite veneers to prevent sensitivity.
2 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

How to get rid of mouth ulcers and stomach upset. I can not take foods like pineapple, prawns and papaya, if consumed the moment I get allergic and it becomes difficult to breath and I feel like vomiting. Can I know the remedy.

BDS, FICOI, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE)
Dentist, Bangalore
Avoid spicy foods, avoid fruits which you have problem, you can consume other fruits, some food will be allergic, it depends on each person, kindly contact gastroenterologist and take the expert opinion and visit nearby dentist to have check up for mouth ulcers.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
Eating a piece of cheese after a meal helps in pulling away some of the plaque and leftover tiny food particles from meals. And since it contains calcium, it adds to the health of teeth and bones as well.
10 people found this helpful

I have mouth ulcers in talu & taken 30 tablets of augmentin but no difference looking.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have mouth ulcers in talu & taken 30 tablets of augmentin but no difference looking.
HOME REMEDY 1. Apply glycerine 2. Drink milk and ensure that you don’t drink immediately maintain some milk over the ulcer area. 3. ALOCLARE MOUTHWASH 4.Gently rub a small ice cube over the spot or rinse your mouth with ice-cold water. 5.Honey 6.Tulsi7.Poppy Seeds Poppy seeds – khus-khus in Hindi 8.Liquorice Called mulethi in Hindi, adhimadhuram in Tamil, 9.Ghee 10.Drink a glass of buttermilk two or three times every day. 11.Castor oil also has wonderful cooling property; apply a little oil to your scalp and the soles of the feet, allow the oil to soak in for a few hours and then wash with warm water.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Do metallic dental bridges / implants effect the functioning of the pacemaker. Does the person having the pacemaker fitted, have any restrictions on the dental bridges / implants must be metal free? Pl. adv. Thanks & best regards,

BDS - Orthodontist, Root Canal, Cosmetic & Aesthetic Dentist, MScD, PGDMLS
Dentist, Bhopal
There is no direct relationship between having a metal bridge in mouth and functionality of a cardiac pacemaker. All you need is an extensive clean mouth and be free of periodontal or gum problems that may occur due to food deposits around these artificial prosthesis, alternatively you may choose to have all ceramic bridge in mouth that are easily made now a days but are comaritively expensive but again keep in mind the hygiene factor. please undergo a antibiotic prophylacsis before you go for invasive dental procedure anytime in future.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am losing my teeth whiteness and I used all type of toothbrush but not results. So give me suggest for making teeth strong and healthfully. I will waiting for your reply. So please help me.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I am losing my teeth whiteness and I used all type of toothbrush but not results. So give me suggest for making teeth...
Get your teeth cleaned professionally by scaling and polishing. If you are not satisfied with the results go for bleaching of teeth. maintain oral hygiene by brushing twice a day and use mouthwash regularly.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

How can I cure the problem of mouth's bad smell and pyria and what medicine should I follow?

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
How can I cure the problem of mouth's bad smell and pyria and what medicine should I follow?
Bad breath, medically called halitosis, can result from poor dental health habits and may be a sign of other health problems. Bad breath can also be made worse by the types of foods you eat and other unhealthy lifestyle habits. Basically, all the food eaten begins to be broken down in your mouth. As foods are digested and absorbed into the bloodstream, they are eventually carried to your lungs and given off in your breath. If you eat foods with strong odors (such as garlic or onions), brushing and flossing -- even mouthwash -- merely covers up the odor temporarily. The odor will not go away completely until the foods have passed through your body. Practice good oral hygiene. Brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste to remove food debris and plaque. Brush teeth after you eat (keep a toothbrush at work or school to brush after lunch). 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. Rinse with an antibacterial mouthwash twice a day. Dentures should be removed at night and cleaned thoroughly before being placed in your mouth the next morning. 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. Stop smoking and chewing tobacco-based products. Ask your dentist for tips on kicking the habit. Drink lots of water. This will keep your mouth moist. Chewing gum (preferably sugarless) or sucking on candy (preferably sugarless)
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

My grand ma is suffering from oral cancer in 2nd second and doctor suggest to do oral surgery and we go for it. Doctors told me after discharge she had no food for 3 months. Is it true are not. And which is better option to do so.

MS - ENT, MBBS
ENT Specialist, Nagpur
My grand ma is suffering from oral cancer in 2nd second and doctor suggest to do oral surgery and we go for it. Docto...
Hello after oral cancer surgery generally oral feeding avoided because for proper healing of operative wound. But there r the option of Ryles Tube feeding. She can go for it. Thank u.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Dear sir, my questions related to dental Sir mere teeth bahar nikal gaya hai please. Advice me.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Dear sir, my questions related to dental
Sir mere teeth bahar nikal gaya hai please. Advice me.
Hello Lybrate user, you will have to wear braces for correcting your condition. It takes 12 to 14 months to complete the entire treatment. Hope this helps.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

There is a some challa(ulcer) in my tongue from few days. Is this happen due to less folic acid? what should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
There is a some challa(ulcer) in my tongue from few days.
Is this happen due to less folic acid?
what should I do?
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. You may need c. Becosules 5 cap, for five days in the morning after meals & hexigel ointment on the area of ulcer until then. 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.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Tooth Sensitivity: Causes and Management

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Jaipur
Tooth Sensitivity: Causes and Management

Dental problems can be very painful and take the smile off your face completely. Those who have experienced sensitivity would vouch for it. It just will not allow you to enjoy the hot coffee or a favourite sweet or a cold smoothie.  The pain that shoots down the tooth after any of these would leave the person shuddering.

The tooth has 3 layers, from the outside in these are the enamel, the dentin and the pulp.  The outermost enamel is mineralized and the hardest structure in the body. The next layer, dentin, has fine tubules and when the enamel is worn off exposing the dentin, sensitivity sets in. The enamel is thinner in some portions of the tooth like the neck and the roots, therefore sensitivity onset is quicker in these areas.

Some of the common reasons for sensitivity are listed below:

  1. Tooth decay:  As caries progresses from enamel to dentin, sensitivity sets in, especially to hot and cold foods.
  2. Wear and tear:  Excessive brushing of teeth can lead to wearing of teeth, especially near the neck areas, leading to loss of enamel and resulting in sensitivity.
  3. Dental damage:  Chipped or broken tooth can lead to sensitivity.
  4. Gingival disease: This leads to loss of gum cover over the tooth, leading to exposure of dentin and therefore sensitivity.
  5. Bruxism: Clenching of teeth, common in people with high levels of stress, can lead to enamel wearing and subsequent sensitivity.
  6. Dental treatment: Some dental procedures like scaling, crowns, root planing, and some fillings can cause transient sensitivity.
  7. Highly acidic food items: Citrus fruits, tomatoes, tea, etc. can lead to tooth sensitivity.
  8. Bleaching agents:  Most tooth whitening agents result in sensitive teeth.
  9. Excessive use of mouthwash: The mouth rinses contain high amount of alcohol which can also lead to tooth sensitivity.

Management: As with all health conditions, the first step in management is to identify the problem.  Whether it is dental decay or recent dental treatment, food habits or tooth whitening agents, the cause needs to be identified and then treatment begun accordingly.

  1. For lost enamel, be it decay or damage, the tooth again needs to be restored to its original form to cover the dentinal tubules and reduce sensitivity.
  2. For habits, be it food related or bruxism, in addition to treating the tooth, the habit per se needs to be addressed to prevent recurrence.
  3. For associated dental products like whitening agents or mouth rinses, talk to a dentist to switch to a less harmful product.
  4. De-sensitizing pastes are also available that can be used on a regular basis to reduce the problem.

Tooth sensitivity is annoying but there are ways to manage it effectively.

4959 people found this helpful

Night Grinding of teeth leads to gradual loss of tooth mass

BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Night Grinding of teeth leads to gradual loss of tooth mass.
59 people found this helpful

Hello sir or mam, I want to ask about my teeth related problem. I am suffering from pain because of it. I think it is some muscular pain.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Hello sir or mam, I want to ask about  my teeth related problem. I am suffering from pain because of it. I think it i...
You might have pain due to third molar. Kindly get yourself assessed for the situation by the dentist after which medications will be presribed.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am 32 years old, I have a loose teeth with pain and I observe pus kind of liquid around that teeth, is this a serious issue and wat is the treatment.

M.Sc - Medical Bio-chemistry, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I am 32 years old, I have a loose teeth with pain and I observe pus kind of liquid around that teeth, is this a serio...
It may be abcess ; gingival or periapical. If tooth mobility is severe then it is advised to get it extacted. It is not a serious problem but needs treatment otherwise it may become very painful later on.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Ambala
Foul odour or halitosis as it is called can be because of plaque or calculus accumulation over teeth but can also occur if your tongue is not clean. Make sure you clean your tongue as well after brushing. Never use metal tongue cleaners. Use a good plastic tongue cleaner. And do not forget to visit your dentist every six months.

Sir, my tooth gums bleeding doesn't not stop. I daily brush but it didn't stop. What to do? Please help me.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Sir, my tooth gums bleeding doesn't not stop. I daily brush but it didn't stop. What to do? Please help me.
Hi, there are various reasons for bleeding / swollen gums like poor oral hygiene, vitamin deficiency, physical injury to gums, hormonal changes, medications etc. You have to visit dentist for professional cleaning and check-up to know the exact cause and solution of your problem.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am 18 years old male. I am suffering from yellow teeth since last 1 year. I brush my teeth everyday. What I should do for white teeth? thank you:)

BDS
Dentist, Thane
Hello , treatment plan to make your teeth white goes as follows: visit the dentist, who will first do clean up of your teeth this will remove all the extrinsic stains and deposits present on the teeth & reveal the original colour of your teeth. After that if you want more brighter teeth you can undergo teeth whitening or bleaching treatment for further enhancement of shade. Your dentist will be best judge to decide whether home bleaching or in office bleaching will provide you with the desired results. You can try some commercially available whitening toothpastes after bleaching to maintain the effect for bit longer time. Whitening toothpastes can also be used without bleaching treatment for very minor yellowish discolouration but cannot give you satisfactory results in more complex situations.
2 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback
View All Feed