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Dr. Sufia Khan - Dentist, Mumbai

Dr. Sufia Khan

BDS

Dentist, Mumbai

12 Years Experience  ·  200 at clinic
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Dr. Sufia Khan BDS Dentist, Mumbai
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning. Doctor is an active member of Indian Dental Association ...more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning. Doctor is an active member of Indian Dental Association
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Dr. Sufia Khan is a renowned Dentist in Nagpada, Mumbai. She has helped numerous patients in her 12 years of experience as a Dentist. She studied and completed BDS . You can visit her at NAGPADA DENTAL CLINIC in Nagpada, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Sufia Khan on Lybrate.com.

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Education
BDS - Govt dental college,mumbai - 2005
Past Experience
Dental surgeon at Sir Harkisondas Nurrottamdas hospital & research centre
Languages spoken
English
Hindi
Professional Memberships
Indian Dental Association

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NAGPADA DENTAL CLINIC

Shop No.1,Patni Manzil,Classic Apts,109/115,Dimtimkar Road,Nxt To Ahmed Sailor Boys School,Near Dawood Nursing Home,NagpadaMumbai Get Directions
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We are suffering from sensitivities since 4 month. Please share your opinion how can I relief?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
We are suffering from sensitivities since 4 month. Please share your opinion how can I relief?
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations 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. You may consult me in person. Until then apply a desensitizing 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. 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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I have completed my root canal treatment, now I want to put cap on them. What should I do now. How much costs for caps?

MDS - Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have completed my root canal treatment, now I want to put cap on them. What should I do now. How much costs for caps?
There are multiple types and brands of caps available ranging from 2500 to 15000 depending on which tooth, bite and other factors dentist can suggest which cap is best for you.
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Sir I am 16 years old my tooth is fully yellowish. Sir I am very sad I don't chew any type of tobaccos, so why it should be happen.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Sir I am 16 years old my tooth is fully yellowish. Sir I am very sad I don't chew any type of tobaccos, so why it sho...
Get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night avoid coloured foodstuffs.
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Choose the Braces Which Suits You!

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Vadodara
Choose the Braces Which Suits You!


Dental braces have become more common nowadays. In fact, nearly 4 million people in the United States are wearing braces at any one time, according to the Pennsylvania Dental Association. While dental braces used to be all metal, you will find many different types of braces today.

 

Discovering the Different Types of Braces

If you’re considering braces for yourself or your child, you have many options. Your orthodontist will help you make the best choice for your scenario, but here are the basics of each type.

  • Traditional metal braces are made of the stainless steel brackets and wires that inspired the term “metal mouth” years ago. Fortunately today’s metal braces are noticeably smaller. And new heat-activated arch wires move your teeth more quickly and less painfully as they respond to your body’s heat.
  • Ceramic braces mock metal braces in shape and size but they use tooth-colored or clear ceramic brackets that blend more naturally into your teeth. Some even use tooth-colored wires to keep your treatment even lower profile.

  • Lingual braces use the same metal brackets and wires used in traditional braces, but the brackets and wires are installed on the inside of your teeth to keep them hidden.

  • Invisalign consists of a series of customized, clear BPA-free plastic tray aligners that are removable and typically replaced every 2 weeks to keep your teeth moving in the desired direction.

Other braces may involve the use of nickel-titanium or copper-titanium for the wires and brackets. These metals may last longer and require fewer adjustments than stainless steel wires.

Most dental braces also involve the use of tiny rubber bands to help move your teeth. If you have any sensitivity to latex or certain metals, your orthodontist can help find a suitable alternative for you.

Assessing the Pros and Cons of the Different Types of Braces

So let’s take a look at the advantages and disadvantages of each type.

  Types

      Advantages    

  Disadvantages

Metal Braces

Least Expensive

Most effective

Allows kids expression

through colored bands

Most noticeable

Limit you from eating hard

and stick foods

Ceramic Braces

Less noticeable than

metal

Most effective, like metal

More costly than metal

May stain more easilty

Lingual Braces

Invisible from outside

Harder to clean

More costly than other types

May be more uncomfortable

Less effective for severe cases

Routine adjustments take longer

than metal or ceramic braces

Invisalign

Nearly invisible

Allow you to eat and drink

anything (removable)

Only available for teens and adults

Less effective for severe cases

May be more costly than others

Treatment may take longer

Require brushing teeth after eating

to prevent staining

Treatments with both braces and Invisalign typically involve some use of retainers or mouth guards afterwards to maintain the new position of your teeth.

Kids should be evaluated for orthodontics by age 7, according to the Indian Orthodontic Society. By this age, your orthodontist can detect even subtle issues with jaw growth and emerging teeth.

While most kids begin treatment between ages 9 and 14, your orthodontist will help determine whether it’s best to wait or begin treatment right away. Many orthodontists recommend treatment while your child is still growing because it can take longer and be more intensive to treat teeth after they’ve stopped growing.

Lastly, kids who receive early orthodontic treatments (like appliances to correct cleft palates) may still need braces later. But the early treatment attempts to prevent further issues from developing while providing a healthier environment for the growth of permanent teeth.

Keep in mind that while some dentists perform orthodontics, an orthodontist specializes in treatments like braces and Invisalign, having 2 or 3 more years of education and training than is required for a dentist.

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I have teeth problem from my childhood there is bood in mouth when I wake in morning my teeth is irregular and when I take any antibiotic medicine it stop for some time also yellow teeth & smelling problem.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I have teeth problem from my childhood there is bood in mouth when I wake in morning my teeth is irregular and when I...
U may req orthodontic tt to straighten teeth, get scaling done use hexidine mouth wash drink plenty of water.
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Hello Doctor, Apart from taking care of my teeth by brushing, flossing, whitening etc. Are there any other tips/steps/ ways to follow so as to have a better and more beautiful smile. Explanations will be much appreciated. Thanks, in advance.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
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Apart from taking care of my teeth by brushing, flossing, whitening etc. Are there any other tips/steps...
All individuals requires scaling (cleaning) to be done atleast once in 6 months to maintain our oral hygiene clean. Our toothbrush is not much finely designed to clean all the plaque and calculi in the interdental areas of the teeth, which is the area where most of the calculus accumulate much and has to be removed regularly using scalers by the dentist.
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Everyday after mouthwash I take a garlic piece and a glass of water but a whole day a smell was came out of my mouth how should I solve this smell help me.

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Stop taking garlic, start brushing after each meal and get a scaling and cleaning done from a dentist that will help solving the problem of bad breath.
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I am 23 year old. I have bad breath problem. My tongue seems too white even after cleaning it. I also found tonsil stone in my threat. How to prevent this bad smell from breath.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
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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Mujhe teeth related problm hai main brush toh ache se kar leta hun but fir bhi muh se bohut smell aati hai.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Mujhe teeth related problm hai main brush toh ache se kar leta hun but fir bhi muh se bohut smell aati hai.
Hello, bad smell could be because of deposits on teeth surface or food lodged in between teeth. Visit a dentist and get your scaling and polishing done. Brush your teeth twice daily. Night brushing is very important. Floss regularly. Rinse after every meal. Visit dentist every 6 months.
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Hi my mom got boild in mouth near molar right teeth after taking tender coconut it was better but now again boild near left molar teeth took medcine in that cure is only five percent so please suggest me

BDS
Dentist, Kanchipuram
Boil/swelling in relation to teeth may be due to . 1) Dental caries/Decay in the tooth 2) Gum Disease in the tooth region 3) Systemic problem like Diabetes? Please consult your dentist he will treat your mom accordingly, after taking an Xray. Regards
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Good evening Doctors What is the best medicine, food and fruits which we can able to have for the fastest recovery of mouth ulcer.

BDS
Dentist,
Good evening Doctors
What is the best medicine, food and fruits which we can able to have for the fastest recovery of...
lybrate-user avoid spicy food, have food rich in calcium and vitamin C. You can have yogurt, oranges etc. U can apply toothpaste directly to ulcer to avoid irritating pain.
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I have a tooth bleeding my in my teeth blood use to come out while ever it's tough little hard or eat something like carrots why can you help me what I need to do for this?

MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ranchi
I have a tooth bleeding my in my teeth blood use to come out while ever it's tough little hard or eat something like ...
You are surely having infection in gums. Take care of proper oral hygiene. Get professional cleaning done at least once. Do massage your gums with finger after tooth brushing.
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Dear sir I have pain in my teeth from last 4 days. I can't eat hot & cold I team. Kindly suggest what should I do.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Dear sir I have pain in my teeth from last 4 days. I can't eat hot & cold I team. Kindly suggest what should I do.
You might have a deep cavity. You might have to get an xray done. And you might need a root canal treatment.
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gum disease,treatment and precautions

BDS
Dentist, Jalgaon
gum disease,treatment and precautions
Gums in normal state are pink in colour are firm. The first stage of gum infection is usally indicated by gum bleeding in later stage one may notice reddness in colour swollen gums some may also notice bad odour and bitter taste. The priniple cause of gum disease is poor oral hygiene. Presence of tarter calculus or plaque which usually occurs due to improper brushing. Gum diseases are usaually painless in initail stagegs so people tend to overlook problems like bleeding gums and swollen gums. The frist line of treatment is scaling and polishing. Thats is cleaning of teeth and removal of plaque tarter. Some medication topical ointments and use of mouthwash may also be required.
As we say precaution is better than cure so for healthy gums
-practise good oral hygiene
-brush twice daily
-use warm water for gargles
-use a good quality soft toothbrush
-change your brush every 3-4 months
-garlge with warm water after every meal
-avoid junk and sticky food
-visit your dentist every six months.

I have this problem, every morning after I brushed my teeth and have my breakfast. I feel like vomiting and I do not know why. I'm thinking maybe because I swallowed my cum (sperm. Is this true? Does it affect by swallowed my own sperm? THIS HAPPENED EACH AND EVERY MORNING! I VOMITED.

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
I have this problem, every morning after I brushed my teeth and have my breakfast. I feel like vomiting and I do not ...
It can be due to cough in upper respiratory tract. Take homoepathic treatment bacillinum 1m 4pills once only do not repeat it from next day start taking following treatment puls 30 4pills daily night for 8 days and revert back for further treatment.
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Sir/mam, please suggest me which tablets are very effective to dental ache please please suggest me I am suffering from more dental ache.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Sir/mam, please suggest me which tablets are very effective to dental ache please please suggest me I am suffering fr...
Dear Lybrate user, only dental treatment is suitable for toothache. Repeated and unnecessary use of pain killers and antibiotics for dental problems is not the solution. For emergency purpose, you may take any pain killer/paracetamol. Colgate came out with their pain-out gel a few months ago, You may keep it handy. The ultimate solution is to eliminate the cause of pain. Consult you local dentist and get a dental check up done.
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My upper teeth are Turing blue around the corner and I is think two of them are shaking what should I do?

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Gorakhpur
My upper teeth are Turing blue around the corner and I is think two of them are shaking what should I do?
Visit a dentist for proper evaluation of the problem. Most probably its inflamed gum with trapped blood clot inside. Nothing to worry it can be cured by ultrasonic cleaning. Depending upon severity, your loose tooth can also be saved upto some extent. Do not delay the treatment now.
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Below my jaw my muscles swell up it don't pain but it looks awkward can you suggest me what should be done.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Below my jaw my muscles swell up it don't pain but it looks awkward can you suggest me what should be done.
If swelling comes after eating rule out sialolith consult a maxillofacial surgeon or take a occlusal cya of lower jaw n send on line.
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I have sensitivity problem in my teeth. I had tried many different different toothpastes but it didn't work completely. I want to get rid of it. So can you plzz give me the solution.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have sensitivity problem in my teeth. I had tried many different different toothpastes but it didn't work completel...
Hello, Use Homeodent toothpaste twice daily, morning and night before sleep. Take Hypericum 200Ch , 3 drops twice daily for 7 days then revet me.
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