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Dr. Santiago Roldan

Dentistry
POMPANO BEACH, FL
21 years experience

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Dentistry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

189 Answers
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
I SEE NO PROBLEM.: Many heart conditions require antibiotic prophylaxis. Neosporin is a topical antibiotic that unless your heart doctor prohibits, will protec your wou... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
YES,: If you are under an asthmatic attack and do not know how to handle this situation, you better go to an emergency room and get oxygen and the appropri... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
Not really: Genetics is not always the way we think. Wait for more confirmation.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
Good!: Large sinus cavities usually bring good quality (warm) of air going to your longs. Also good singers show large sinus cavities.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
SHOULDN'T WORRY: Although excessive bleeding is not desirable, by itself isn't a sign of possible dry socket.But, if the blood clot doesn't' organize well due to to... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
Do not pinch.: Le the lump alone for a few days. It could be a simple gland inflamed due to trauma. If after 21 days still is there, l consult your dentist or medi... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
Professional action: Only a doctor will be able to biopsy your lesion. It's rather a simple surgery an you will be satisfied when the result comes back from the lab. You s... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
ENT.: Chronic conditions like yours, should be evaluated by the specialist ENT doctor. Most probably you will have to take antibiotics.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
Wait...: This type of surgery occasionally can cause this unwanted result. If your symptoms still remain more than 3 weeks you should have this surgery reviewe... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
YES: Is serious. Probably his blood sugar level is too high. He can have the boils infected very easily and the problem gets worse. He should immediately... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
Endocrine system : Check for blood sugar levels. Check for thyroid function (hormones), etc. An endocrinologist will be the right doctor to see.
A female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
Normal: Due to the different food that we eat, sometimes under the tongue we inflict some trauma. Small blood vessels show up. Nevertheless if these lesions... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
NO...: Any torn member of your body should be immobilized with bands or cast for few weeks. Then, have physiotherapy.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
YES: Yes, but the nerve probably is being compressed by the malfunctioning of your jaw (tmj). See a dentst.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
YES: It should be safe and the antibiotic should take care of the bacteria causing problems with the tooth to be extracted.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
Hygiene...: Braces cause a lot of gum problems when there is no appropriate care. Your brushing and flossing must be perfect. Any food remain will cause acidity ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
SEE A DENTIST: Looks like you are having a problem with your bite that affects your jaw articulation that affects your ears. Also, an ENT doctor will help.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
NOT NORMAL: See an specialist endocrinologist or even a family doctor to refer you to the right professional
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
AN ALLERGIC REACTION: Check if she sat (contact) where there is insects or any chemical that irritated her skin.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
It's possible...: Depending on the type of std, oral manifestations may or not be present. Some stds depress your immune system and infections in areas that are prone ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
General doctor OK: The doctor should be able to diagnose the reason of your pain, or he?She can refer you to a neurologist, endocrinologist , etc.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
DENTIST: If real concern about cavities, it's essential to have x rays taken by a dentist.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
Could be...: But very seldom this may happen. Probably the real cause is the "side effect" of your own illness for which you are taking zithromycin.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
Acidity.: Your re flux brings a very low ph (acid) to your upper digestive apparatus which includes all the structures that you mention. These tissues are not ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
USUALLY,YES.: The bridge was fabricated to fill an empty space as perfect as possible imitating your natural teeth. Sometimes for specific reasons, the dentist dec... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
Dentist.: You are under a syndrome type of condition that requires to put you in immediate treatment. Your bite must be checked and mouth devise must be design... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
Not really..: Cancer diagnosis is made after very specific blood and lab test. Sometimes a knot is just a local inflammation or a small skin gland cyst.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
Infection: If it doesn't go away in five days, you should check for urinary infection. Antibiotics will be mandatory.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
IRRITATION: Most probably mechanical trauma or something that irritates thar area. If it last for too long, see an ENT doctor.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
Five days...OK: After surgery if you don't have a very swollen face or symptoms of infection, you should be ok. Also your doctor probably will follow up on your surge... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
Post Op duration.: Depending on the extent of your surgery, usually the "bad" taste comes from a difficult hygiene. Make sure you brush your tongue. It may last up to... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
Biopsy: Real warts are viral growth with in your skin. Virus could have been introduced due to a trauma, accidentally or by the habit of biting your tongue.... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
No problem..: Eruption of baby teeth is coming. It could also be some trauma which will solve by itself.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
Yes,: ..You should consult your doctor since Metronidazole is an antibiotic that can cause severe side effects
A female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
YES, BUT...: It's normal (occurs quite often) but is not "correct". Teeth should be in the right position and place. Consult your dentist to treat and level/ali... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
DO BOTH!: Retainers are meant to keep your teeth in the correct position. Flossing is meant to clean between your teeth. Two different things! must do bo... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
NOT NORMAL: It can occur in such type of surgery, but is an "acceptable" complication as a nerve branch can be damaged. Go back to the clinic and they will sur... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
Treat infection: Looks like an attack of virus/bacteria taking advantage of your low resistance to infection. Mouth rinses will help (luck warm water with some bakin... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
Watch aspirin..: Usually this procedure requires to stop and or diminish your dose of aspirin. But if bleeding already stopped you shouldn't have any bleeding proble... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
ANTI-INFLAMATORY: Need to keep area clean. Over the counter oragel will help. Prescription cream called triamcinolone in orabase will help a lot. On the outside of ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
Very unlikely. : Lupus would have other signs and symptoms that are not necessarily related to yours. Most probably you do have an infection of the suspected region a... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
Yes.: Any sign of abnormality in your "papillae" should be examined by a health professional as to seek for the reason of the abnormal appearance of your ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
Watch for worsening.: It could as simple as irritation due to pressure against your teeth. Also you need to observe if this tingling spreads and/or augments as a sign of b... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
Trauma: Just stop the biting. If doesn't go, it can be removed (if mucocele). Herpes virus is present in everybody. Depends on the resistance to the virus a... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
NO: I have not seen this problem with my patients so far.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
TREAT TEETH: There must be a solution for this problem. Seems like he is taking too much milk. Anyhow, see an specialist called pedodontist. Dentist specialized i... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
Use some medication.: Over the counter ora gel will help.Another cream abreva. Others may require prescription (triamcinolone).
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
21 years experience
Tumor.: A reaction to an injury to the body is many times seen as an swelling as the body tries to counteract the aggression. Chronic infections or inflamma... 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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