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Dr. Nikhat Shaikh

BDS

Dentist, Mumbai

15 Years Experience  ·  300 at clinic
Dr. Nikhat Shaikh BDS Dentist, Mumbai
15 Years Experience  ·  300 at clinic
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Dr. Nikhat Shaikh is one of the best Dentists in Khar West, Mumbai. He has over 15 years of experience as a Dentist. He is a BDS . You can visit him at Asha Dental Clinic in Khar West, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Nikhat Shaikh on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - S B Patil Dental College, - 2002
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English
Hindi
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Indian Dental Association
Dental Council of India

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I live in Europe and I have genuine halitosis. Even after I eat food, my mouth stinks. Everyone close their noses. It is very embarrassing. I can't work and I can't do anything in life. Give me concrete meds found in the European pharmacies. Please help. I have this condition since childhood. Please I have no confidence to talk anymore.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I live in Europe and I have genuine halitosis. Even after I eat food, my mouth stinks. Everyone close their noses. It...
We need to find the cause of halitosis. .it can be because of not drinking enough water, more of spicy diet, acidity problem, chronic sinusitie, diabetes etc. Deposists on teeth, gum infection. First consult dentist to rule out any causes. At home make a routine to clean your tongue, rinse your mouth with non alcohol based mouth wash, drink water, keep yourself hydrated, swish your mouth after every feed.
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Which type of toothpaste is used for cleaning teeth?

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist,
Which type of toothpaste is used for cleaning teeth?
If you have the normal teeth then use the tooth paste which contain the fluoride. If you have the sensitivity of the teeth then use the sensodyne protect and relive. Or vantage. If you have bleeding gum then go for the colgate pro gun health.
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How to clean my teeth its very dirty by tobacco I wanna clean all and quit tobacco.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
How to clean my teeth its very dirty by tobacco I wanna clean all and quit tobacco.
Hi lybrate-user, for better looking teeth, the first and most important thing is to quit tobacco. Your teeth should be clean, and free from plaque (accumulated food debris) and stains. For that, you must get professional scaling/cleaning done from a dentist. After that, you can head for tooth whitening procedures such as bleaching and laser tooth whitening. Home remedies such as lemon peel and apple cider vinegar can be used, but being acidic in nature, they eventually wear off the outermost layer of teeth (enamel) making them weak in the long run. So better to go for trusted scientific procedures. Regards.
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Dentist, Nashik
Replace your old tooth brush with a new one after every three to four months.
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I am 28 years old I am suffering form bad smell from teeth and bleeding for 5 months. What should i do? Please advise.

BDS
Dentist, Sangli
I am 28 years old I am suffering form bad smell from teeth and bleeding for 5 months. What should i do? Please advise.
Consult your dentist. You might require teeth cleaning (scaling and polishing) followed by antiseptic mouthwash.
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Hloo doctor I have mouth ulcers from 3 days how to get rid from them.Please tell.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hloo doctor I have mouth ulcers from 3 days how to get rid from them.Please tell.
mouth ulcers are temporary they would go.. avoid spicey food.. and apply mycopain on effects site before and after meals..
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I have some problem in Teeth. It's bleeding while brush heavily. So what can I do. And how to clean teeth.

Certification In Smile Makeover, BDS
Dentist,
I have some problem in Teeth. It's bleeding while brush heavily. So what can I do. And how to clean teeth.
Brush your teeth twice a day in a proper manner visit a qualified dentist for professional cleaning of your teeth and gums use chlohex plus mouthwash after brushing your teeth twice a day.
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I HV maximum teeth damaged I brush daily still I am facing dis problem. please plz ans.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I HV maximum teeth damaged I brush daily still I am facing dis problem. please plz ans.
Learn correct technique of brush, get filling done brush at night use hexidine mouth wash, avoid sticky foods.
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There is pain in the end of my lower jaw. Perhaps a tooth is emerging. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
There is pain in the end of my lower jaw.
Perhaps a tooth is emerging.
What should I do?
Take an xray and send it to me if its in wrong eruption position then you need to remove coz you will have lot of pain related with swelling in future days.
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Teeth capping or new teeth making. I just want to what material is used to prepare these teeth as I am pure veg (no onion/garlic).

BDS
Dentist, Patiala
Teeth capping or new teeth making. I just want to what material is used to prepare these teeth as I am pure veg (no o...
Don't worry about the material we use to construct the artificial dental prosthesis. No animal is killed for making these things.
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I suffer from acne problem and also my mouth smells a lot what should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
I suffer from acne problem and also my mouth smells a lot what should I do?
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. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. 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 suffering with bad breath from long time, I consulted dentist and had scaling but even after no cure from bad breath and dentist said that I don't have any tooth problems. Now which specialist should I consult for my bad breath problem? Please suggest me.

BDS, MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Greater Noida
I am suffering with bad breath from long time, I consulted dentist and had scaling but even after no cure from bad br...
gastrointestinal issues that could lead to bad breath . stomach hurts, or you have chronic gas? once you treat the issue, the bad breath associated with it goes away.
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Sorry I have questioned about mouth ulcers. Kindly tell me the best medicine to remove ulcers from my mouth.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Sorry I have questioned about mouth ulcers. Kindly tell me the best medicine to remove ulcers from my mouth.
Ulcers are usually due to vitamin deficiency or bad digestion. Other causes are stress, change in lifestyle, allergies to certain foods and medication, dry mouth, trauma from teeth, spicy n oilly foods. Start taking vitamin supplements. Apply local anaesthetic ointment like dologel. Avoid oilly spicy foods completely. Gargle with warm salt water 7-8 times a day.
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Hello Dr. I am suffering from gingivitis so kindly suggest me that which toothpaste should I use to clean up my teeth and germs. Thank you.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hello Dr. I am suffering from gingivitis so kindly suggest me that which toothpaste should I use to clean up my teeth...
All toothpaste have nearly similar ingredients like Abrasives, Fluorides, Surfactants, Antibacterial agents, Flavourants, Remineralizers, Fluoride, Diethylene glycol, Triclosan etc. Only the wrong brushing technique that we follow harms our teeth and gums. So consult your dentist, learn proper brushing technique, Brush your teeth twice a day, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush to protect your teeth and gums from plaque and calculus. Floss your teeth inter dentally once a day. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months. Consume a healthy diet rich in vegetables and lean protein. Reduce your intake of sugary foods and beverages. Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. Drink plenty of fluoridated tap water. Drink not consume alcohol drinks. Don’t smoke.
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I have tooth ache what can I do?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist,
I have tooth ache what can I do?
You need to go for investigation to be diagnosed. Pain can be because of cavity, gum problem and any abcess. Get an x-ray done. For temporary relief from pain you can take ketorol dt 2 tabs dissolved in half cup of water.
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All About Periodontal Disease

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Secunderabad
All About Periodontal Disease

Many adults suffer from Periodontal disease, which may result in slight swelling of the gums or something more severe as grave damage to the bone and tissue, which holds on to the teeth. After the onset of Periodontal disease, dental care is essential as it will determine the progress of the condition. 

What are some of the causes of Periodontal disease?
1. Smoking is one of the main causes of gum diseases. Moreover, it also reduces chances of effective treatment.
2. Hormonal changes in women make the gums increasingly sensitive; as a result they become more susceptible to the onset of gingivitis.
3. Diabetic patients are more likely to develop infection of the gums.
4. The ongoing treatment for serious medical conditions like AIDs and cancer can also cause Periodontal Disease.
5. Genetics also plays an essential role in the onset of gums diseases. 

What are the symptoms of Periodontal disease?
1. Persistent foul breath 
2. Red inflamed gums 
3. Tender gums with some amount of bleeding 
4. A sensation of pain while chewing food 
5. Loose teeth
6. Teeth sensitivity 

In case these symptoms are experienced, a dentist should be immediately consulted.

How is Periodontal disease treated?
1. The most effective way of treating Periodontal disease, is by controlling the progression of the condition. The type of treatment generally depends on the extent of the disease. 
2. Generally the doctor begins treatment by cleaning out the plaque, through a process called scaling and root planing. Scaling gets rid of the tartar from the gums and root planing removes rough spots from the root of the tooth, where bacteria generally accumulate and breed. Sometimes, a laser is also used for the same. 
3. After the cleaning is done, certain medicines are recommended and the doctor recommends strict oral care. 
4. If the diseases continue to worsen, a surgical treatment may be recommended. 
5. Some surgical treatments include flap surgery and bone and tissue grafts.

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I have very pain in my tooth on the right side of my cheek and its getting swelling, then what should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have very pain in my tooth on the right side of my cheek and its getting swelling, then what should I do?
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks.
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What can do for yellow teeth and a bad smell from mouth remains after brush? How can I reduce this problem?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
What can do for yellow teeth and a bad smell from mouth remains after brush? How can I reduce this problem?
Cause of discoloration ? Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with whitening (bleaching) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling and / or capping. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use Snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply SNOWDENT paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min .Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results. 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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How to Get Rid of Bad Breath

PhD in Alternative Medicine
Alternative Medicine Specialist,
How to Get Rid of Bad Breath

Bad breath is a condition that is also known as Halitosis in medical terms. It is mostly caused by the sulphur producing bacteria that lurk around beneath the surface of the tongue. This is what produces the foul odour. These bacteria grow with the help of protein that gets deposited in your mouth, and may develop even faster when there is poor oral hygiene at play. The causes of this protein deposit may include food debris, bleeding, mucus blood, infection and disease in the gums or oral tissues.

So how can you naturally combat this bad breath problem? Read on!

  1. Oral Care Products: Your very first step should be to change your oral hygiene products like toothpastes and mouthwashes in order to bring in products that are specifically used for fighting bad breath and the related causes or problems. Brushing and flossing at least twice a day, or even after every meal is an absolute necessity that one must not compromise on.
  2. Fibre Rich Food: It is important to have plenty of fibre rich food as this helps in preventing bad breath or Halitosis since the fibre content is known to flush toxins out effectively.
  3. Junk and Processed Food: Food that has too much of sugar or artificial sweeteners and food that is packaged and processed with artificial flavourings and emulsifiers, can be bad for the digestive system in general. This kind of food also tends to create bad breath and should be avoided in case you are already suffering from this condition.
  4. Medication: it may come as a surprise to you that there are certain medicines like antidepressants and diuretics that can lead to side effects like drying of the mouth, which in turn can cause a problem of bad breath. So, it would be recommended to steer clear of this kind of medication for a while until the bad breath problem abates.
  5. Tea: Drinking green and black tea can be beneficial for people suffering from this condition as both these types of tea happen to contain substances known as polyphenols that can help in fighting oral bacteria and sulphur compounds. Apart from this, one must also drink plenty of water in order to keep the mouth fresh and to help the digestion work in a better.
  6. Dentures and Braces: If you happen to be wearing dentures and braces, then you may want to clean these regularly and maintain good oral hygiene so that you do not suffer from bad breath. 

Bad breath can be a confidence killer and one should get it checked in case it is a persistent and prolonged problem.

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Hi sir my teeth gums are pain and also blood come from gums when I brush my teeth.

MBA (Healthcare), BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Hi sir my teeth gums are pain and also blood come from gums when I brush my teeth.
It is due to your gum inflammation. The gum inflammation is due to presence of deposits hence you need scaling (cleaning)
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