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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. Ali is an experienced Dentist in Mumbai, Mumbai. Doctor is currently associated with Smiles By Zahra in Mumbai, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Ali on Lybrate.com.

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Have bone decay of upper jaw, doctor suggested for removable tooth, is there any permanent solution for this other than removable tooth? If so please suggest the place.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Have bone decay of upper jaw, doctor suggested for removable tooth, is there any permanent solution for this other th...
It's depends how many tooth have a bone defect. Bone defect is also treatable. But depend how much and which type bone defect it is. After treatment of bone defect go for permanent crowning of teeth. So that teeth is saved.
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Hi I have a problem with my teeth they are so yellow in color even it looks so terrific help me!

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Hi I have a problem with my teeth they are so yellow in color even it looks so terrific help me!
Get your teeth cleaned professionally by scaling and polishing. If you are not satisfied with the results go for bleaching of teeth
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My tongue become so dirty every time I eat anything. I saw lot of people's having neat and clean tongue despite of eating anything. I used to clean my tongue daily. But after drinking tea and milk a layer is created on my tongue. Please suggest how to fix this?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Maintain good oral hygiene get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night drink plenty of water add fivers to your diet use tongue cleaner.
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My wife is 26 years old. She is having a gap between her front teeth. She was not having this problem till a teeth grow end of her left cheek. How to reduce the gap. Please advise.

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Mumbai
My wife is 26 years old. She is having a gap between her front teeth. She was not having this problem till a teeth gr...
She might have a habit called tongue thrusting due to which the gap is increasing, she can get it closed with orthodontic treatment (braces)(more natural treatment will take few months, or by composite filling or by veneers /crown (cap).
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Hello, I had 18 years old , my teeth became light yellow colour. So can you please tell me how can I get my teeth white or the best toothpaste to get my teeth to look like crystal clear.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Hello, I had 18 years old , my teeth became light yellow colour. So can you please tell me how can I get my teeth whi...
There are several causes of tooth discoloration, including: foods/drinks. Coffee, tea, colas, wines, and certain fruits and vegetables (for example, apples and potatoes) can stain your teeth. Poor dental hygiene. Inadequate brushing and flossing. Here is home remedy for brighter teeth--- mix several teaspoons of baking soda with enough fresh lemon juice (or water) to make a paste. Wipe your teeth and any extra saliva off of them with a paper towel. Put a good amount of paste onto your toothbrush and apply. Leave the paste on for 1 minute, then rinse, so as to avoid the acid effecting enamel. If you are using just water you can leave it on for up to 3 minutes. For faster result you can go for teeth bleaching from dentist.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
It is advisable to change your toothbrush every 3 months as the bristles starts to fray after that and may not clean your teeth well.

Munching foods like apples, pears, carrots or celery after brushing can help in preventing discoloration

BDS
Dentist, Dehradun
Munching foods like apples, pears, carrots or celery after brushing can help in preventing discoloration
Munching foods like apples, pears, carrots or celery after brushing can help in preventing discoloration as they trigger tooth-bathing saliva which helps in keeping the teeth whiter.
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Certified in Concious Sedation, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Karaikal
brush two times daily (morninig and night), to minimize dental problems

Hi I m 26 years old I have too much pain in canal teeth so how I relief from it? Plez suggest me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi I m 26 years old I have too much pain in canal teeth so how I relief from it? Plez suggest me.
The type of treatment you have for toothache will depend on the cause of the pain, so your dentist will examine your mouth and may carry out an X-ray to try to identify the problem. •If your toothache is caused by tooth decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If your toothache is caused by a loose or broken filling, the filling will be taken out, any decay will be removed and a new filling put in place. •If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need root canal treatment. This procedure involves removing the infected pulp and then inserting a special type of filling to seal the tooth and prevent re-infection. •If your toothache can't be treated using these methods, or if your tooth is impacted (wedged between another tooth and your jaw), it may need to be removed.
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I am 27 year male. I am suffering from gum problems. I have done the treatment earlier but the particles that were placed on gums have fallen. What should I do?

BDS, Basic Life Support (B.L.S)
Dentist, Pune
What do you mean by particles have fallen? if deposits have been removed that is a good thing. Please have your dentist describe what he is going to do in detail
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I have habit of chewing tobbaco. So my mouth can not open as usually. And my teeth bleed some time. And gum became red so any tube or oral tube to help.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I have habit of chewing tobbaco. So my mouth can not open as usually. And my teeth bleed some time. And gum became re...
As per your complaints and symptoms you may have osmf (oral submucous fibrosis). You need thorough examination and some clinical and pathological examination along with screening and biopsy to confirm the diagnosis. Stop taking tobacco for always. Avoid spicy hot and souf food. You may need sum steoid injections and surgery. So kindly consult a maxilllofacial surgeon.
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The OKC measuring about 2.5*2.1 cm has been surgically removed. Actually the cyst formation took place after third molar was extracted 4 years before My age is 55 .I am worried about the recurrence okc. I don't even eat non vegetarian food. If the work OKCis detected at the early stage due to recurrence will it also be an extensive surgery that I went through What is the procedure for removal of okc if detected on recurrence What is the follow up monitoring procedure advised Can all my questions be answered I will be grateful.

BDS, MDS
Oral And Maxillofacial Surgeon, Chamarajanagar
The OKC measuring about 2.5*2.1 cm has been surgically removed.
Actually the cyst formation took place after third mo...
The treatment of the OKC remains controversial. Treatments are generally classified as conservative and aggressive. Conservative treatment generally includes simple enucleation, with or without curettage, using spoon curettes of marsupialization. Aggressive treatment generally includes peripheral ostectomy, chemical curettage with carnoy's solution and resection. Some surgeons believe that the cyst can be properly treated with enucleation if the lesion is removed intact. However, complete removal of the OKC can be difficult because of the thin, friable epithelial lining, limited surgical access, skill and experience of the surgeon, cortical perforation, and the desire to preserve adjacent vital structures. The goals of treatment should involve eliminating the potential for recurrence while also minimizing the surgical morbidity. There is no consensus on adequacy of appropriate treatment of this lesion. Recurrence occurs due to the following reasons. The first reason involves incomplete removal of the original cyst's lining. Secondly, it involves growth of a new OKC from small satellite cysts of odontogenic epithelial rests left behind by the surgical treatment. The third reason involves the development of an unrelated OKC in an adjacent region of the jaws, which is interpreted as a recurrence. Marx and stern believe that the two most common reasons for recurrence are incomplete cyst removal and new primary cyst formation. The majority of cases of recurrence occur within the first 5 years after treatment. Because of the problematic nature of these cysts, many attempts have been made to reduce the high recurrence rate by improved surgical techniques. Bramley recommends the use of radical surgery with resection and bone transplantation. Decompression or marsupialization seem to be more conservative options in the treatment of OKC. Marsupialization was first described by Partsch in 1882 for the treatment of cystic lesions. This technique is based on the externalization of the cyst through the creation of a surgical window in the buccal mucosa and in the cystic wall. Their borders are then sutured to create an open cavity that communicates with the oral cavity. This procedure relieves pressure from the cystic fluid, allowing reduction of the cystic space and facilitating bone apposition to the cystic walls. Currently, treatment involving careful and aggressive enucleation with close follow-up has been advocated for the OKC. John and James described the use of enucleation in conjunction with a chemical cauterizing agent and excision of overlying mucosa as a means of reducing recurrence. Because the lining of the OKC is characteristically thin and friable, removal of the cysts in one piece may be difficult. Great care must therefore be taken to ensure complete removal of the cyst lining, without leaving behind remnants attached to the adjacent bone or soft tissue. The high recurrence rate associated with OKCs is a result of satellite cysts confined to the fibrous walls of the OKCs. It should be emphasized that if the fibrous capsule is completely removed, no satellite cysts will be retained to serve as a nidus for recurrence. In view of the possible recurrence of the cysts from basal cell proliferation and because of the fragility of the cyst wall and the presence of satellite cysts, the osseous walls of the defect are abraded with coarse surgical or acrylic burs to ensure that residual peripheral cystic tissue is removed. Enucleation is not always easy because the lining may be extremely thin and friable, and access in the depths of the mandible may be limited. Multilocular cysts with bony trabeculae present special problems, in as much as it is difficult to remove the lining in one piece. Enucleation with excision of the soft tissue overlying the OKCs has been proposed in an attempt to reduce the incidence of recurrence. A number of authors advocated the use of tanning with carnoy's solution (absolute alcohol, chloroform, glacial acetic acid, and ferric chloride) before enucleation of the cysts. This procedure is often followed by excision of the overlying mucosa in continuity with the lesion.
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Sir, would aligners be effective to correct class 3 malocclusion with reverse overjet and overbite?

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Chennai
Sir, would aligners be effective to correct class 3 malocclusion with reverse overjet and overbite?
Hi lybrate-user, so far there are no proven papers to confirm the effectiveness of aligners in class 3.
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I am a 26 years old female. Average weight and height. I have two issues. 1. Teeth sensitivity. Been two months approx. I have had 4 of my molar teeth plastered few years ago. I smoke regularly but has kept it low after this trouble. I get sensitivity to warm, cold, certain noise and mostly when I skip meals. Its even difficult to bite my food. More on the incisors. I tried chewing cloves and avoid excess brushing but no gain. 2. Lower back pain. Been a month now. It started with my periods as usual but this time it did not go away. Can not find it externally but severe pain when that region is stressed. I sleep on floor over two flat cotton mattress. I tend to sit continuously for 7-8 hrs at office. Do little work out time to time but stopped after this. I often skip lunch. Breakfast is oats or mixed beans and peas boiled. I avoid spices. Pregnancy and abortion history but recovered without hvng issues. Work stress is prominent. No history of fatal disease in family line. Please advice.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am a 26 years old female. Average weight and height. I have two issues. 1. Teeth sensitivity. Been two months appro...
A major cause of tooth sensitivity is root exposure. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning along with desensitizing procedures and / or artificial enamel filling and / or root canal treatment. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person. Until then apply a desensitizing paste (Sensodyne Tooth paste) on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min until you brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight will be better. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person Consult a Orthopedic doctor for your back pain. You may have this problem because of your work. Kindly check with it.
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I am suffering from epilepsy last 7years, my teeth become so weak, what can I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am suffering from epilepsy last 7years, my teeth become so weak, what can I do?
You may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals.
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I have a pain in front single tooth. Pain killer khane se aaram rahta h but fir se dar hone lagta h. Please tell me treatment. I have no cavity, suggest, black hole.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Dehradun
I have a pain in front single tooth.
Pain killer khane se aaram rahta h but fir se dar hone lagta h. Please tell me t...
Dear Lybrate user, The pain in tooth could be due to cavity between two teeth or gum problems. Please visit your dentist and get a check up done. Pain killers are only temporary way to solve the problem. Treatment of the hidden cause of pain will bring you permanent relief.
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What Is Fluoride and Facts Associated With It

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
What Is Fluoride and Facts Associated With It

Fluoride is a mineral which is great for teeth and takes great care of your dental health. This mineral is completely colourless and it is available naturally. It has got different forms like gas, liquid and solid. Tooth decay can be prevented so that teeth can be strengthened. You can also get this mineral in smaller amounts in the drinking water supplied by municipality so that dental health can be improved to a great extent.

Important facts about fluoride

  1. Maintenance of the thyroid gland: Fluoride can be used for the effective reduction of thyroid gland functions. This is how metabolism speed can be easily maintained by this mineral. Premature puberty can be invited by fluoride.
  2. Reduction of dental decay: Dental decay can be reduced as a result of which dental health can be preserved. Weak teeth bones can be made stronger with the use of fluoride on a regular basis. This is a medicated mineral and the experts have approved the same as the best protective element for teeth.
  3. Preventing cavities: Growth of cavities can be prevented by using this mineral as a result of which oral health can be ensured. Different kinds of oral troubles, especially gum swelling, pain, dental bleeding and others can be prevented. On the other hand, infectious oral diseases can also be prevented.
  4. Purification of drinking water: As per the researches conducted by experts, drinking water can be purified, and thus your health condition can be improved. However, make sure that limited dosage is included in water. Fluoride is absolutely safe and hygienic in nature.
  5. High quality toothpaste: This mineral is now available in teeth-protecting toothpastes so that dental health can be maintained with great care. The dentists often recommend using these toothpastes for preventing dental risks. These toothpastes not only protect teeth bones, but also prevent the dental nerves.
  6. Fluoride unsafe for kids: It is advised to keep kids away from overexposure of fluoride as that might cause severe damages. In case the dentist prescribes fluoride based products for your children, it is only then you should allow your kids to use fluoride based products.
  7. Fixing weak enamel: Weak enamel can create a lot of dental issues, and these issues can be easily avoided by using fluoride. On the other hand, formation of destructive acid causing tooth decay can also be efficiently prevented by the concerned mineral. 

Harmful enzymes causing greater dental damages can be easily tackled along with preservation of healthy oral condition. But in this case, consistent usage of the mineral should be essentially maintained. If you wish to discuss about any specific dental problem, you can consult a specilized dentist and ask a free question.

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My teeth are getting yellowish day by day because of the water that we r using for the daily needs. Everyone says that the fluraid content of the water is the reason for this problem. Due to this problem I can't speak to anyone is there is any solution for this problem?

BDS, MDS - Pediatric Dentistry , Certificate Course in Conscious Sedation
Dentist, Hyderabad
My teeth are getting yellowish day by day because of the water that we r using for the daily needs. Everyone says tha...
Hello. Depending on the severity of your discolouration, there are varied options available. Pls see a specialist who will help you with cosmetic treatment options ranging from bleaching to veneers (depending on the cause and severity of stains).
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My mouth sticks right side when I wake up in the morning but after 11: 00 am it gets restored and opens normally.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My mouth sticks right side when I wake up in the morning but after 11: 00 am it gets restored and opens normally.
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment.
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