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Dr. Farheen

M.D.S.

Dentist, Mumbai

24 Years Experience
Dr. Farheen M.D.S. Dentist, Mumbai
24 Years Experience
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Dr. Farheen is a renowned Dentist in Worli, Mumbai. She has over 24 years of experience as a Dentist. She is a qualified M.D.S. . She is currently practising at SmilesRus in Worli, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Farheen on Lybrate.com.

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M.D.S. - Govt.Dental College Mumbai - 1993
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Sir my gums are black and it affects my smile and impression on others. Please tell me how can I gain pink gums. Please help me.

MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Sir my gums are black and it affects my smile and impression on others. Please tell me how can I gain pink gums. Plea...
Hi. You can go for depigmentation. It is a very minor surgical procedure with no side effects. There are very good results with laser. I will advise you to see a periodontist.
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Periodontal Disease - 7 Ways You Can Manage and Prevent them

MDS , BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Periodontal Disease - 7 Ways You Can Manage and Prevent them

The gums are also called the periodontium which means perio for around and dontium for tooth as the gums are literally present "around the tooth."  There is a softer mucosal portion that runs along the tooth in a curved manner and a stronger fibrous portion that connects the tooth to the jaw bone.  Together, they provide the structural support for the tooth to be held in place. In addition they also have an aesthetic value with the healthy pink color.

The mouth has the largest number of bacteria in the body, which act on the food debris that is present on the tooth and the gums. This causes infection in both the gums and the tooth. 

Types: Periodontal disease can be localized or general.

  1. Localized disease happens when a tooth is not accessible for thorough cleaning.  The inside surface of lower incisors and outer surfaces of the upper last molars are common areas of localized periodontal disease. 
  2. Generalized periodontal disease can be due to conditions like pregnancy, puberty, diabetes problem where gums around all the teeth are affected.

Symptoms: In both the cases, the following symptoms ensue: 

  1. The gums are of a healthy pink color and if they turn darker hue of pink
  2. Swollen and/or painful gums
  3. Spontaneous bleeding: This may be localized or generalized 
  4. Chronic bad breath: Due to food accumulation in the infected gums
  5. If it continues to form an abscess, pressure on the gums can produce pus
  6. Bad taste in the mouth (arising from pus in the gums)
  7. Gingival recession, producing an effect of having longer tooth 
  8. Dentin is exposed leading sensitivity to hot or cold foods
  9. Loosening of the tooth
  10. Painful chewing, as it puts pressure on the inflamed periodontium
  11. Dentist will identify what are called pockets, which is an indication of severity - the deeper the pockets, the severe the disease.

Management and Prevention: Gum disease is very easy to identify and can be completely cured.

  1. Regular brushing and flossing can help maintain regular oral hygiene 
  2. With each brushing session, plain finger massage of the gums improves blood circulation and their overall health
  3. Regular use of mouth rinse is a good way to improve gum health
  4. Regular visits to the dentist can help keep a check on the health of the teeth and the gums - early identification of disease and early treatment
  5. Once it has set in, deep scaling followed by root planing may be required to thoroughly clear out the infection
  6. More surgical options like gingival grafts, flap surgery, bone grafting in case of severe bone loss may be required. 
  7. Management of conditions like diabetes

The best way to avoid periodontal disease is to know its symptoms, follow oral hygiene practices, and consult a dentist regularly.

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Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Kolkata
Dental care should begin as soon as a child’s first tooth appears, usually around six months. “Teeth can be wiped with a clean, damp cloth or a very soft brush. At about age 2, you can let kids try brushing for themselves -- although it’s important to supervise.”
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Since last month when I woke up. If I spit I found blood there. What should I do?

FWFO, MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Since last month when I woke up. If I spit I found blood there. What should I do?
This is an indication of swollen gums, a condition known as pyrea in common language. Please get cleaning of your teeth thoroughly.
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My lower jaw which was paining earlier near the wisdom tooth has now turned black. I mean a part of my jaw has turned black. What does this mean and what should I do.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
My lower jaw which was paining earlier near the wisdom tooth has now turned black. I mean a part of my jaw has turned...
It means you might have a cavity. Which needs a filling or root canal treatment. Kindly get it checked by the dentist. And get an xray done to understand the depth of cavity.
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Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Kolkata
Clean your tongue with a tongue scraper every morning to remove tongue plaque and freshen your breath. A major cause of bad breath is the build-up of bacteria on the tongue, which a daily tongue scraping will help to banish. Using a tongue scraper is more effective than brushing your tongue with a toothbrush.
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My friend is undergoing the root canal treatment. Just after the filling he complained of severe pain. Painkiller isn't able to cure the pain. What to do? Any home remedy? He is 21, male.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
My friend is undergoing the root canal treatment.
Just after the filling he complained of severe pain.
Painkiller isn...
Hello, visit the dentist and clarify your problem. If there are any remnants left behind or infection to roots the dentist will clean it.
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My tooth is getting irritated when I eat something cool or hot. Can you please help?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
A major cause of tooth sensitivity is root exposure.We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning along with desensitizing procedures and / or artificial enamel filling. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. 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. 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 am 23 years guy and I have a yellowing teeth without consuming smoke and tobacco. I think its natural please help.

MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
I am 23 years guy and I have a yellowing teeth without consuming smoke and tobacco. I think its natural 
please help.
Hi thanks for the query natural tooth colour ranges from yellowish white to grayish white. Or yellowish teeth can be because of accumulation of plaque and tartar on tooth surfaces. If it's plaque and calculus than you need professional teeth cleaning (scaling) and if it natural than you need chemical teeth whitening (bleaching) thank you
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I am 28 years male. Suffering from dental pain at left upper m1 and m2. The dentist took the xray and explained as m2 is completely infected and m1 is infected but in the outermost layer of enamel.

BDS
Dentist, Dehradun
I am 28 years male. Suffering from dental pain at left upper m1 and m2. The dentist took the xray and explained as m2...
Hello ok see this means that your m2 can be saved by root canal treatment and m1 can be saved by simple filling. So go ahead start your treatment before m1 also gets infected.
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I have problems my teeth and bloods come to after cleans my teeth. how to resolve the problems my problems give me solution I feel little pain also.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have problems my teeth and bloods come to after cleans my teeth. how to resolve the problems my problems give me so...
Dear bleeding gums, most commonly result from gum inflammation (swelling) due to tartar / plaque deposition on teeth. Brush twice a day, rinse vigorously after every meal and get a professional cleaning of your teeth done. That should resolve your problem.
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Missing teeth can often lead to tight - lipped or half - hearted smile

BDS
Dentist, Pune
Missing teeth can often lead to tight - lipped or half - hearted smile. Get back to flashing your smile with natural looking implant or bridge
Regular visits to the dentist can help get confident smile back
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I has a general teeth problem so I have to put a clip on my teeth can you give any information.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I has a general teeth problem so I have to put a clip on my teeth can you give any information.
clip or braces over teeth are used to correct the alignment of teeth. what is the problem with your teeth.
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How to brush and floss your teeth ?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
How to brush and floss your teeth ?
How to brush and floss your teeth
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Iam male of 20yrs. I hav extra teeth in my upper jaw. I can't able to smile beczit lokks ugly while I smile pls solve my problem.

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Yamunanagar
Iam male of 20yrs. I hav extra teeth in my upper jaw. I can't able to smile beczit lokks ugly while I smile pls solve...
Extrateeth (if present) need to be removed and after that you might need treatment with braces. Visit an orthodontist.
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I have my front tooth that is a bit outward from the whole jaw line n looks odd when I smile. Is there any other way out than braces ?

MFDS RCPS (Glasgow), MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Depends, If the other teeth are well aligned, or nearly so, you could use standard removable appliances, or some of the newer aligner systems, e.g. The Inman Aligner. Whether these will work for you, can be assessed only after evaluation. With mild mal alignment, you could also look at restorative options such as veneers, crown etc, which, however, do involve some preparatory cutting of the tooth structure.
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Sir two of my front teeth are yellow they are so much polished such that they may break if further polished but yellow on teeth is not removed so what should I do now sir?

BDS
Dentist, Chennai
What do you mean by polishing bleaching or laminates can be done Yellow color can be your natural color.
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Hi my friend have ulcer problem with stage 2 and he unable to recover from after taking proper precautions but still no progress. So any advice from your side. Please send your suggestion?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi my friend have ulcer problem with stage 2 and he unable to recover from after taking proper precautions but still ...
We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray) to decide upon treatment. 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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Hi I want to wear braces to my teeth. But I had root canaled my two teeth and I have cap on it. My question is .if I can wear braces and how. How much period it takes to align. Thanks.

Dentist, Gorakhpur
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I want to wear braces to my teeth. But I had root canaled my two teeth and I have cap on it. My question is .if I ...
Bashith u didnt mention the tooth condition for which u need braces... Is this coz of crowding or spacing... Or misplacement of certain tooth or simply teeth proclination... U need to elaborate here
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Can gums which have receded upwards due to poor brushing habit get back in original shape? If yes, how? Like what method or techniques should be used? Thank you in advance.

M.Sc - Medical Bio-chemistry, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Can gums which have receded upwards due to poor brushing habit get back in original shape? If yes, how? Like what met...
Naturally it can not occur itself. To get back the original level of gums periodontal surgery is performed.
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