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Dr. Ashiq Shaikh

Dentist, Navi Mumbai

Dr. Ashiq Shaikh Dentist, Navi Mumbai
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Dr. Ashiq Shaikh is a renowned Dentist in Seawoods, Navi Mumbai. He is currently practising at Seawoods Smile Dental Clinic in Seawoods, Navi Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Ashiq Shaikh on Lybrate.com.

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Hi. I have undergone route canal treatment for one my tooth. Wanted to know is waring tooth cap is mandatory? or is it fine without cap.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Cap is not mandatory in all cases. If your tooth can be restored by normal filling only, you dont require cap. If tooth is badly decayed and not in state of filling, you require a cap for extra strength.
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Tobacco - 7 Ways it Affects Your Dental Health

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Tobacco - 7 Ways it Affects Your Dental Health

Tobacco has many ill effects on the health and dental health is one of them. From dark stains to poor gum health to increased incidence of decay to the more severe oral cancer, tobacco has a very detrimental effect on your dental health. Read on know more about how harmful tobacco can be on the dental system.

  1. Brown teeth and tongue: One of the tell-tale signs of a smoker are the brown teeth and stained tongue. A dentist need not even be told that the person smokes, it just shows!! What is interesting is that these stains do not go away with a scaling, they just continue to form as long as tobacco is being put into the system.
  2. Gum disease: The oral health of a smoker is definitely not at its best. With the stains on the teeth, the gums are more prone for irritation and infection. This leads to grayish, unhealthy gums. The periodontal fibers are also affected, leading to bad breath, pocket formation and even tooth mobility in severe cases. The mouth is generally drier in comparison and so bacterial growth is more favored, further accelerating the process of gum disease and teeth decay.
  3. Dental caries: The increased amount of bacteria leads to greater incidence of dental decay. Chances of cervical decay (around the gum line) and root decay are higher in smokers.
  4. Bad breath: There are two reasons to it one is the tobacco per se and the second is the dry mouth, which leads to reduced saliva and increased bacterial growth.
  5. Impaired taste: The tongue has a constant coating too, leaving the taste buds unable to completely taste food substances. Ask any smoker a couple of questions and you would realize how they never get to enjoy and taste the food as it should be.
  6. Poor healing: Whether it is a gum disease, a tooth removal or a root canal therapy, smokers who go for dental treatment need a longer time to respond compared to nonsmokers. If smoking is continued at the same pace, then the chances of developing a dry socket with an extraction or a failed root canal therapy are quite high. There are more failures reported in success of implant in smokers as compared to non smokers.
  7. Cancer: The most dangerous and the most severe of all, cancer of the cheek, gums, lips, tongue, roof of the mouth can all happen in smokers, twice more likely in comparison with non-smokers.

Now, if all these are not good enough to kick the habit, remember this list is only for the mouth and the teeth. The whole body goes through a lot more harmful effects, and that should be a good reason to quit tobacco use in any form. If you need professional help, do not be embarrassed to seek.

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I have dental problem & cavity problem. I use normal tooth brush & brush for my tooth after 5 to 10 minutes.

MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ranchi
I have dental problem & cavity problem.
I use normal tooth brush & brush for my tooth after 5 to 10 minutes.
Only brushing may not suffice proper oral care. Need to cleans the mouth after every meals and snacks. Get dental check ups 6 monthly. Get scaling (cleaning) and fillings done if require.
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My teeth are getting pain even anything done with the teeth (on idle time also). I'm doing regular brushing once/twice a day. And at roots the color was changed (yellowish white) recent times. Which paste I have to use for stronger roots and whitish teeth. Whats the problem. Suggest.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Please consult your local dentist for a check up . X-Rays are necessary before proper diagnosis.For all you know you may be having a cavity on some tooth which is painful or sensitive.
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Due to smoking I got lot of stain on inner side of my teeth. Now i have stopped smoking since long and I want to clean my teeth. So please suggest me which method is best and suitable from these bleaching, by mannual, by laser or chemical cleaning.help?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi, You should do a professional cleaning at a dental clinic followed by bleaching. The best method of bleaching is chemical bleaching by dentist. You can come to our clinic for a consultation(free of cost) or check up, after which we can give you a precise plan or costing. Regards Shilpa Dr. Krinita Motwani's Dental Clinic
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Im feeling a severe pain in my teeth and its been due to cavity and when I eat or sip something, I feel a pain and ive tried haldi and garlic so that it could control my pain but no use. So please could you recommend me a medicine or should I consult the doctor to remove my teeth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Im feeling a severe pain in my teeth and its been due to cavity and when I eat or sip something, I feel a pain and iv...
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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Does drilling n filling the whole procedure of cavities filling affect the jaw and its placement or positioning in any way?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Does drilling n filling the whole procedure of cavities filling affect the jaw and its placement or positioning in an...
a filling is done in the tooth when there is a damage to the tooth by means of caries (decay) or physical damage. Drilling is done to remove the decayed portion of your tooth and a filling is done to restore the same. The entire procedure should not affect your jaw placement or positioning in any way.
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I have crooked teeth. 5 of them. Can I have a replacement done of those. What are some precautions should I take? How much time it takes? I am 25 year female. Thanks.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I have crooked teeth. 5 of them. Can I have a replacement done of those. What are some precautions should I take? How...
Replacement may not b the best and it's difficult to comprehend what you mean by five crooked teeth but I suggest you consult a orthodontist if required take braces at your age you should try to preserve them rather than to think of loosing or replacing them.
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Mam/sir I feel bleeding from my mouth while when I brush. What should I do. Thanks.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Mam/sir I feel bleeding from my mouth while when I brush. What should I do.
Thanks.
Hello! bleeding could be because of deposits on your teeth. Visit your dentist and get a deep scaling done. Brush twice a day and rinse after every meal.
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My sister is 9 years old. accidentally she swallowed a piece of chewing gum. Could it be a problem later?

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
My sister is 9 years old. accidentally she swallowed a piece of chewing gum. Could it be a problem later?
There is nothing to panic about. It happens with many kids. Give her lots of water to drink n it'll pass in the stools.
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Orthodontic treatment for adults

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Orthodontic treatment for adults
Come over the myth that orthodontic treatment is meant only for kids and adolescents. Adults, what may your age be, if your periodontal status is good and bone level is sufficient, you can get the treatment done.
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Mere teeth se blud niklta hai please salution me. Please help me.

BDS
Dentist,
Mere teeth se blud niklta hai please salution me. Please help me.
Kindly get scaling done and use gum paint twice daily for 15 days. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique.
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Is there any special medicated paste to heal teeth cavities pain without root canal ?

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Is there any special medicated paste to heal teeth cavities pain without root canal ?
No till now not available. But the research is going on. But you can follow a good oral hygiene regime for proper tooth care.
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Sir, I want to know that there is a spot of red color in my mouth. And it releases blood any time. Sir I'm very serious against it please help me.

Certificate in Basic Course on Diabetes Management, CCEBDM Certificate in Diabetes, MBBS
General Physician, Pune
It might be enlarged blood vessel, small hemangioma or even an ulcer. See your doctor or an oral surgeon for proper diagnosis
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I am suffering from a fever and heavy headache please give some interaction to how I'm suffer to this sickness And also my teeth become sensitive give me some interactions to how I will prevent this kind of sickness.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
I am suffering from a fever and heavy headache please give some interaction to how I'm suffer to this sickness
And al...
Take homoeopathic medicine belladonna 30 at hourly interval 3 times in the morning and arsenic album 30 at hourly interval 3 times in the evening for 4 days. Take light and easily digestible food and complete rest. Drink lots of water to hydrate and eliminate toxins from your body.
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I am 38 years old woman. I am suffering from cavity very badly and also I have a side neck and head pain, what should I do.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am 38 years old woman. 
I am suffering from cavity very badly and also I have a side neck and head pain, what shoul...
Use of drugs like combiflam regularly can harm stomach, kidney and liver get filling done you may require rct.
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I have problem in my mouth I am suffering from cavity on my mouth so what can I do for it?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have problem in my mouth I am suffering from cavity on my mouth so what can I do for it?
If cavity is not deep or there is no pain and sensitivity in the decayed tooth then go for restoration (filling) but if cavity is deep or there is pain and sensitivity in the decayed tooth then first get the X-RAY done of that tooth and send me the X-RAY picture for further diagnosis.
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Hello sir, My front teeth are two Long what is treatment of it. How make it level.

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Hello sir, My front teeth are two Long what is treatment of it. How make it level.
proper oral examination required in such condition just long tooth can be corrected by selective grinding please attach photograph of your front teeth
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My upper side front teeth loosing since last 4 month what I do. Remove it or some other alternate is there.

Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree
Dentist, Pune
My upper side front teeth loosing since last 4 month what I do. Remove it or some other alternate is there.
Depending on severity of looseness of tooth, decision of its removal and replacement or saving it by scaling and root planing will me made.
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