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Dr. Jatin Shah

Dentistry
La Habra, CA
40 years experience male

Locations

Office

La Habra, CA

Address

1281 E. LA Habra Blvd,Ste. 4, La Habra, CA
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna Dental

BlueCross BlueShield

Cigna Dental

Delta Dental of California

Golden West Dental

MetLife Dental

About

Bio

Dentist practicing in California since more than 9 years .General dentist serving La Habra, Brea,Whittier, Fullerton ,Yorba Linda,Santa Ana,Anaheim,Rowland Heights,Buena Park ..etc

Specialties
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Dentistry

Languages spoken

Gujarati, Hindi, Marathi

Doctor Q&A

21 Answers
249 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A female asked:
Dr. Jatin Shah
Dentistry 40 years experience
Broken upper molar: Need to see the dentist at earliest.Xray is essential to diagnose better with the picture of the tooth.Most of the time is extraction followed by i... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jatin Shah
Dentistry 40 years experience
Sensitive teeth: There are reason for having sensitive teeth.Your dentist will find the cause and can treat better. Sensitive teeth could be due to wearing away of ena... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jatin Shah
Dentistry 40 years experience
Energy drink: Energy drink may be good however they are acidic in nature .Need to avoid excessive use .Besides use straw if possible to avoid the acidic effect of t... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jatin Shah
Dentistry 40 years experience
Decay due to nursing: Once the teeth starts erupting, care should be taken for nursing child with breast or bottle feeding. Especially before sleeping time . You may wipe ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jatin Shah
Dentistry 40 years experience
Halitosis: You may see your dentist.Need to brush twice a day and floss everyday . Besides the dentist may adv you regular cleaning. Or deep cleaning . If you h... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jatin Shah
Dentistry 40 years experience
Ask: Ask the procedure, time, cost, risk, benefits, alternative, after care and type of anesthesia.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jatin Shah
Dentistry 40 years experience
Jaw surgery: An orthodontist normally decides when the jaw discripency needs surgery due to open bite or cross bite which can't be treated alone by orthodontist... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jatin Shah
Dentistry 40 years experience
Diastema: Your dentist can examine and diagnose better. He may need braces .Other options are full bonding or veneer which your dentist will decide.
A member asked:
Dr. Jatin Shah
Dentistry 40 years experience
Dental pain: Better consult your dentist . With proper antibiotic and taking proper dose , the pain and swelling should be reducing otherwise needs proper treatme... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jatin Shah
Dentistry 40 years experience
Gingivoplasty: It is simple procedure, after anesthesia, the gums are trimmed to have proper contour and depth and removing any inflamed portion of gums. May be need... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jatin Shah
Dentistry 40 years experience
Bad breath: I hope he must be flossing everyday if not let him start flossing especially at night time. One of the cause could be acid reflux or gastric relate... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jatin Shah
Dentistry 40 years experience
Tooth extraction: There are healthy and unhealthy or infected granulation tissue . Healthy granulation tissue helps in normal healing process , unhealthy tissue needs ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jatin Shah
Dentistry 40 years experience
Dark spots : Dark spot or pigmentation of lip need to checked.See your dentist and he can better diagnose.Sometime it may be normal or may require referral to oral... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jatin Shah
Dentistry 40 years experience
Braces with partial: It's a good question . It seems your dentist planned to make your smile better and is moving few teeth only .It depends upon which teeth he is moving ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jatin Shah
Dentistry 40 years experience
White patch: Please see a general dentist which may refer you to an oral surgeon. Instead of prediction , better get it diagnosed . An oral surgeon may take biopsy... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jatin Shah
Dentistry 40 years experience
Pain: Your dentist must have prescribed antibiotic. Take regularly with pain medication . Follow his instructions . Still no relief then you may call the of... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jatin Shah
Dentistry 40 years experience
Nervous habit: Some time there is no remedy you may find . However faith in god, daily prayer to give up this habit, meditation. Make you stronger. Try and you will... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jatin Shah
Dentistry 40 years experience
Extraction: The day tooth is extracted , one can eat soft food and on opposite side of extraction side.Next day can eat everything however need to rinse the mou... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jatin Shah
Dentistry 40 years experience
After: After age of 16 get x-ray for position of wisdom teeth with dentist ; check for possible removal.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jatin Shah
Dentistry 40 years experience
Bumps on tongue: There are normal anatomical structure on tongue . Bumps on tongue may be normal . Must see a dentist to evaluate.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jatin Shah
Dentistry 40 years experience
Pull and fill tooth: Dentist can pull a tooth and fill the tooth depends upon available time. He may fill the tooth first and then pull the tooth . Your dentist decides.

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HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Shah is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Shah is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! I had my teeth and gums shown to 3 different doctors each said these are ok
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thanks a lot
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Government Dental College and Hospital, Mumbai
Graduated 1982MD

Awards

Top Dentist, Second Place, Orange County, CA - Winter
2013

Affiliations

American Dental Association
Orange County Dental Society
Indian Dental Association
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