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Dentist - Answered on Jan 08, 2023

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Asked by Anonymous - Jan 06, 2023Hindi
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Dear Dr. Shyam, i am 48 and i have been a smoker for over 20 years. What is the reason for caries that form at the base of the teeth that continues to spread damaging and dissolving the teeth completely? Is there any correlation between smoking and caries decay ?

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The co-relation between smoking and dental caries is established beyond doubt. But the exact mechanism is not yet understood. Please quit smoking, not just to protect your teeth and gums, but for other health reasons as well
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Meri umar 46 sal hai 60ke bad 2lak rs mahine ka inkam chahta hun sip me ktane investment karu
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Current Age: 46 years
Retirement Age: 60 years
Target Monthly Income Post-Retirement: Rs 2 lakh
Time Horizon: 14 years
Estimating Required Corpus
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To accumulate Rs 6 crore in 14 years, consistent SIP investments are crucial. Let's determine the monthly SIP amount needed.

Calculate Monthly SIP Amount
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Corpus Required: Rs 6 crore
Time Horizon: 14 years
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Diversify Your Portfolio
Equity Funds: Focus on diversified equity funds for higher growth.
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Debt Funds: Allocate a portion to debt funds for lower risk.
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Monitor Performance: Regularly review your portfolio's performance.
Adjust Allocations: Adjust allocations based on market conditions and goals.
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Bonus or Increment: Use bonuses or salary increments to increase investments.
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Regularly review and adjust your portfolio.
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