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Dr. Santiago Roldan

Dentistry
POMPANO BEACH, FL
22 years experience

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Dentistry

Languages spoken

English

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189 Answers
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
ABSOLUTELY!!: X-rays are meant to show signs of problem inside an organ, specially when there is no way of seen with our bare eye.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
Most likely: Yes, some foods or fruits have natural chemicals that will turn teeth grayish . Stop your new pomegranate "adventure" and see what happens. Advise to ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
Salivary?: Salivary duct?... If so, depending on how "clogged" it is, if you can massage the duct (if reachable) or use some warm mouth rinses.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
Patience!: You are probably suffering a common lesion of the lips. For the time being, you should use over the counter balm with anesthesia, for relief of pain.... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
NEW INFECTION.: Bacterial infections like this are transmissible and another infection can occur. Utensils and saliva drops are the common "vehicles" that pass the... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
YES: Normal tongue doesn't tingle. Make sure that the food you are eating is not causing it. Also, make sure your are brushing teeth and tongue to maintai... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
YES.: Any infected lesion will spread with the friction and the scratches due to the itching.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
Possible condition: Oral literature doesn't describe a condition with such name. Nevertheless, the tongue can show bluish or reddish in different types of diseases. In a... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
Analgesic...: The main reason why nitrous oxide is used by dentists is that will cause a slight analgesic action and the patient won't feel minor "injuries" as the... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
Very Obvious...: Tmj is directly related to the forces that are applied to the articulation (TMJ) and they suffer the pressure of such forces (that may be up to more ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
YES: Women are prone to develop this type of problems. Yeast infection with these symptoms is very common should be treated with antibiotics prescribed by... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
Yes.: The collateral effects i\of this type of medicine are very "interesting". One of these side effects is what you are having. Keep your tongue clean (... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
Depends...: Every person has a different threshold of action to a drug. Some people get sedated with a small dose, others need more. Also this drug can be "adju... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
Exudation : You may have an inflammatory process in the ear. Some people have a tendency of having more active serum activity in their ears. Careful cleaning a... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
Dry mouth syndrome: Condition that requires to have a review of your medication(s) and their doses. There are several mouth rinses for dry mouth. Use them as frequent as ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
Yes!: At least you have inflamed gums which is a sign of periodontal disease. Periodontal disease may affect seriously your general health. Se your dentist ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
Get vaccinated: Most probably you didn't get infected if saliva from dog did not penetrate in your blood. If dog has rabies, see a doctor.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
YES: Any malfunctioning of your heart valves will cause lack of irrigation in parts of your body. If brain, most probably will cause fainting.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
TRY TO "REMOVE" IT: You should "wipe" the patch with a piece of gauze( or clean clothe). Leukoplakia (the lesion) will come out and you will have some bleeding where t... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
WATER DOES NOT CURE : There is no water that cures bad breath. Bad breath in a baby is usually caused by the fermentation of food. Very common babies that are fed with bot... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
ARE U OK?: If you are not in pain or bleeding or hurt when swallowing, you shouldn't have any adverse consequence. Of course depends on the amount you swallowed... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
YES: Any viral infection can be transmitted and spread by the contact (usually rubbing or scratching) with the neighboring area.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
Six weeks if...: Assuming that you are doing "something" to have normal gums, wait around six weeks and see if the problem went away. Otherwise go back to your doctor ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
HIGIENE: Most probably you are accumulating white matter from a very specific type of food although healthy. Make sure you thoroughly brush your tongue at lea... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
Don't worry: Your symptoms would be lots of headaches(probably excruciating pain) or loss of consciousness due to pressure in your brain. Very unlikely you would ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
YES/NO: Any medication for pain has been tried to stop tn. But if it doesn't work, you will go to the next level (anything) until reaching the surgery treatme... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
Not really.: Trauma caused your immune system to "defend" itself from this aggression. Defense liquids come to this site and looks swollen. If this lump doesn't... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
YES, "normal": Very normal to have this type of problems after and during an endodontic procedure. Medications are irritant to the gums and many times the dentist ca... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
Could be..: Some treatments seem to help in the "disappearance" of this condition, but it depends on the individual conditions. Usually the spots come and go. Unf... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
COULD BE: Your endocrinologist has to titrate the lithium so you have the right concentration for you without undesirable side effects.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
Normal..: The treatment itself is prone to have complications. If it's not finished, wait for the final result. If hurts, your dentist will prescribe the necess... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
Normal..: After years of having a crown, probably there is some type of gingivitis around it. Inflammation due to accumulation of bacteria in the are is very co... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
Yes..: Psychological disorders have different ways of showing the anxiety, nervousness, depression, etc. See your doctor as you may need to have medication ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
Yes: It is desirable that no matter the length of sleep it should be uninterrupted. At your age, it's very normal to wake 2-3 times . Try to not have liq... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
Palliative treatment: It seems like is the result of some type of irritation on the tip of the tongue. Keep your mouth clean and have some cream like rx triamcinolone or o... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
FOOD DEBRIS: Food gets "ground" in the mouth and also milk and derivative cause white plaque formation . Many children don't scrub their teeth properly , neither... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
Watch...: For your blood pressure high or low. Watch for what you are eating. Some foods may be causing it. See a neutologist.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
MOST LIKELY: Your dentist has to take a panoramic x ray to evaluate your wisdom teeth. Very possible to have them removed.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
HYGIENE.: Could be a high amount of bacterial plaque and accumulation of bacteria . Must brush tongue and teeth. Milk can cause fermentation of foods. Also sug... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
Herpes : The burning sensation on lips is very typical of a re-appearance of herpes virus infection. We all carry this virus and in some people is "activated" ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
Do more exams: It sounds that you are suffering from angina. Your doctor must investigate levels of cholesterol and other heart test. Watch your diet and stress o... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
YES/NO: Any bacteria or fungus will be transmitted, but the disease will show only if the other person has the local condition (and low level of resistance)
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
Noo!: Nothing scientific about that. Try baking soda with peroxide (arm ; hammer brand) bought at your pharmacy.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
She will ask: Let her ask and then you tell her that your situation is different to others. She will understand.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
YES: Yes, but you have to determine what is making your BP to go up. If it is diet, you have to adjust that too. If it is stress, take it easy, etc.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
Wait: If pain comes back, the dry socket should be reviewed. The "bone' should start to be covered bu gum tissue. Shouldn't be a problem.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
Salivary glands.: Some salivary glands get inflamed due to viral infection. Also they may swallow due to obstruction of the "tube" (conduct) that empties saliva into ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
Irritation/INFECTION: If no pain or slight discomfort, it provably means that you ate something that irritated your tongue. Also it could very well be the clinical aspect... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
YES: If the bad tooth is one in the lower maxilla, and one at the back of your mouth, then it is very possible . The bad tooth infection spreads to the t... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
22 years experience
YES: If the pimple comes from the base of the tooth , and you see that the tooth is with caries or broken, yes. An x-ray is essential as to rule out an a... Read More
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Mar 25, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Roldan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Roldan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! Thank you for ur promptness. Thank you for your answer. This is very helpful
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank a lot , we been to doc.he is on antibiotics now.Thanks lot again
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you doct , i can buy pediatrĂ­c electrolytes for my baby

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF DENTAL MEDICINE
Graduated 2001MD

Awards

Top Dentist, Second Place, Florida - Summer
2013
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