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Dr. Zafar Shaikh

Dentist, Navi Mumbai

Dr. Zafar Shaikh Dentist, Navi Mumbai
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Zafar Shaikh is an experienced Dentist in Panvel, Navi Mumbai. You can meet Dr. Zafar Shaikh personally at Dr Shaikh's Dental Clinic in Panvel, Navi Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Zafar Shaikh on Lybrate.com.

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How to repair tooth decay naturally? Please tell me?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda,
How to repair tooth decay naturally? Please tell me?
Dear tooth decay is hard to repair naturally. gums treatment is possible..u have to visit dentist. b/w apply clove oil and camphor on affected tooth.
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Sir I have been getting bad odour from mouth for some days. Please suggest some medications, my age is 45 and complete clean habits, no sugar.

BDS
Dentist, Noida
Bad breath from mouth is called halitosis & can result from a number of factors such as cavities in teeth, plaque deposits on teeth, improper digestion, constipation, hormonal changing factors, diabetes & others. You need to get a thorough oral check up done to get accessed your clinical situation. Good luck!
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Am developing my wisdom teeth and I can not bear the pains what can I do to reduce it.

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Delhi
If the pain is persisting then I recommend you to visit a dentist. Probably you may have to get tooth removed or the gum around the tooth be excised.
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I am having minor but repeated inflammation inside my mouth below lip area. It gets normal after 2-3 days but again returns at the same point after 2-3 days. Pls help.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Please visit dental surgeon and get it examined or at home you can apply sensoform gum paint twice a day for three days.
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I have very serious problem of teeth I am 23 years old Gums are leaving the teeth. Blooding from the teeth. please help.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have very serious problem of teeth I am 23 years old
Gums are leaving the teeth. Blooding from the teeth. please help.
- use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - rinse with salt water or hydrogen peroxide to keep the area clean. Avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth. - stay away from smoking and other tobacco products, which can aggravate bleeding gums. - eat a balanced diet and limit snacking between meals. Carbohydrates and sugars feed dental plaque. - try an oral irrigation device, commonly known as a" water pick, to clear debris from around the gum line. - you may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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Hi I have need to eat food but I can't eat because in my mouth sores any kind infection and I face problem to eat foods.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Dear lybrate-user you can not eat food due to oral ulcer and infection first of all you must understand what is the reason of this ulceration /sore mouth the routine /Common Causes of Mouth ulcers are Nutritional deficiencies such as iron, vitamins, especially B12 and C second is Poor dental hygiene and, Food allergies ,sometimes Stress is the culprit .it may be Infections particularly herpes simplex or habit of Biting the cheek. There are different ways to treat mouth ulcers most common home remedies are 1: grate some fresh coconut. Extract the milk and gargle with this 3-4 times a day. 2 keep a glass of chilled water and 1 glass of hot water ready at hand. Gargle alternately with hot and cold water. 3: Boil 2 cups of water. Add 1 cup fenugreek leaves and remove. Cover and keep for sometime. Strain the water and gargle 2-3 times a day. 4 Boil 1 tsp of coriander seeds in 1 cup of water. Remove when slightly warm gargle. Repeat 3-4 times a day. 5: Chew on 5-6 tulsi (holy basil leaves) and sip some water. Repeat 5-6 times a day. 6: Eating raw tomatoes helps rid mouth ulcers. Can also gargle with tomato juice 3-4 times a day.
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I am troubled often by mouth ulcers. Are there simple remedies for this? I use a pain relieving gel and go on a course of folic acid and becosules and they come under control.

MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Hi, the problem you have described is suggestive of recurrent aphthous ulcers. Once ulcers are formed, they will stay for 5 to 10 days and heal by itself. For pain and burning over the ulcers, you can apply honey as a home remedy. Pain receiving gels and multivitamins like becosules and folic acid also help. These ulcers are mainly related with constipation, inefficient sleep, stress, vitamin deficiency and many more. If you get ulcers more then one time in a month for more than a year, then it's time to visit an oral medicine specialist and get the condition treated.
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I am 28 old. My problem is tooth pain. Please help.

BDS
Dentist,
I am 28 old. My problem is tooth pain. Please help.
Kindly get yourself assessed for the same. It might require some treatment like fillinf /rct or along with treatment the dentist might advice you some medication.
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How can I improve my gum's ?

BDS
Dentist,
How can I improve my gum's ?
Please do the brush twice a day and use moth wash and also regular dental check up after every six months.
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What you can do about bad breath?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
What you can do about bad breath?
What you can do about bad breath?


It's easy to improve your breath and keep your teeth and gums healthy at the same time. Try these simple steps to make your mouth feel fresh and clean.

1. Brush and floss more often.

Plaque, the sticky buildup on your teeth, collects bacteria that cause bad breath. Trapped food also adds to the problem.

Brush your teeth at least two times each day, and floss at least once. If you're concerned about your breath, do both a little more often.

Don't overdo things, though. If you brush too hard you can wear down your teeth, making them vulnerable to decay.

2. Rinse your mouth out.

Besides freshening your breath, a mouthwash adds extra protection by getting rid of bacteria. A fresh minty taste can make you feel good. But be sure the mouthwash you choose kills the germs that cause bad breath. Don't just cover up the smell. Rinse daily with a good mouthwash and stop bad breath at its source.

You can also help your breath if you swish your mouth with plain water after you eat. It can get rid of food particles that get stuck in your teeth.

3. Scrape your tongue.

The coating that normally forms on your tongue can be a host for smelly bacteria. To get rid of them, gently brush your tongue with your toothbrush.

If your brush is too big to comfortably reach the back of your tongue, try a scraper" they're designed specifically to apply even pressure across the surface of the tongue area. This removes bacteria, food debris, and dead cells that brushing alone can't take care of.

4. Avoid foods that sour your breath.

Onions and garlic are big offenders. But brushing after you eat them doesn't help.

The substances that cause their bad smells make their way into your bloodstream and travel to your lungs, where you breathe them out.

The best way to stop the problem? don't eat them, or at least avoid them before you go to work or see friends.

5. Kick the tobacco habit.

Besides causing cancer, smoking can damage your gums, stain your teeth, and give you bad breath.

Over-the-counter nicotine patches can help tame the urge. If you need a little help, make an appointment with your doctor to talk about quit-smoking programs or prescription medications that can help you give up tobacco for good.

6. Skip after-dinner mints and chew gum instead.

The bacteria in your mouth love sugar. They use it to make acid. This wears down your teeth and causes bad breath. Chew sugarless gum instead.

Gum stimulates saliva, which is the mouth's natural defense mechanism against plaque acids, which cause tooth decay and bad breath.

7. Keep your gums healthy.

Gum disease causes bad breath. Bacteria gather in pockets at the base of teeth, which creates an odor.

If you have gum disease, your dentist may suggest you see a periodontist, who specializes in treating it.

8. Moisten your mouth.

You can get tooth decay and bad breath if you don't make enough saliva. If your mouth is dry, drink plenty of water during the day.

Chew sugarless gum or suck on sugar-free hard candy. Also try a humidifier at night to moisten the air in your house.

9. See your doctor.

If your bad breath continues despite your best efforts, make an appointment with your doctor. He'll check to see if your problems are related to a medical condition.
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MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Thane
While preparing for rct: getting to know from a dentist if consuming an antibiotic medicine is advisable, as it can help in reducing the infection and swelling. 
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I have sensitive teeth. What should I do?

I have sensitive teeth. What should I do?
It could due to tartar formation. Which means you just need to get teeth cleaned properly from the dentist. If there is any other reason. Then it will be treated accordingly. Suppose if it's because of cavities. Then fillings are necessary.
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My teeth is became yellow I brush daily. Please advise.

BDS
Dentist,
My teeth is became yellow I brush daily. Please advise.
Kindly get scaling and polishing done and if you want you can also get bleaching done. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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I am having pain in my jaw at times. The pain is when opening the mouth and move the jaw upward and downward. There will be pain in the left ear at times. If necessary shall I have to consult and ent surgeon or dental surgeon.

PG Fellowship In Microdentistry, BDS
Dentist, Thane
You would require a check up with both. Pain could be because of some problem with the tmj joint, which is radiating to your left ear and vice versa. Or it could be because of the wisdom teeth in that side. Get a consultation done with an ent surgeon and an oral and maxillofacial surgeon.
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I have only 7 teeth, I plan to go for artificial tooth, which way I can go with less pain and less stress.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have only 7 teeth, I plan to go for artificial tooth, which way I can go with less pain and less stress.
At your age, the best option for getting artificial teeth would be dental implants. There are other options like removable dentures too. Be rest assured that any treatment is almost painless.
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Brushing Myths

Dentist, Agra
Brushing Myths

Brushing Myths
Brushing once a day is ok. Wrong. Brushing should be twice a day.

Ques. 1: Which toothpaste is best for teeth?

Ans. 1: Most branded toothpaste are almost the same. It is the brushing technique that matters.

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Dental care during pregnancy

MDS Endodontist, BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Dental care during pregnancy
Have a dental check-up done before you plan for pregnancy to avoid any harm to your baby.
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Teeth got block because it got hurt while playing. Please advise.

BDS
Dentist,
Most probably you may have to go for root canal treatment and crown. But decision can be taken after your dentist takes a radiograph and detailed history of trauma. Stay safe and keep smiling.
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BDS
Dentist, Gandhinagar
When the pulp of the tooth becomes inflamed, septic or lifeless, one needs to go through the root canal treatment. 
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I have got small wounds around my mouth and I have a little pain and burning sensation. Can anybody tel me the reason and remedy for that?

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
These are ulcers I suppose. You should start doing warm saline rinses and apply ulci-heal gel over that ulcers for quick healing.
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