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Dr. Shishir Shah

Dentistry
CA
42 years experience

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Dentistry

Licenses

United States: California

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

28 Answers
5 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shishir Shah
Dentistry 42 years experience
Dentist appointment: There are a variety of causes for a number of common tongue symptoms. Fortunately, the majority of tongue problems are not serious and most can be res... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shishir Shah
Dentistry 42 years experience
Cost: Contact your dentist. It can run anywhere from 350 to 700 depending on your requirement. It is a good idea to get one if you are intending to wait lon... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shishir Shah
Dentistry 42 years experience
Contagious? yes: The virus that causes cold sores is herpes simplex 1, or HSV-1, a cousin to the herpes simplex virus 2 that causes most genital herpes. More than half... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shishir Shah
Dentistry 42 years experience
Seen a dentist?: When was your last visit to the dentist? I call dentist as disease detectives. They can not only help prevent and maintain oral health, but can help i... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shishir Shah
Dentistry 42 years experience
Consult a dentist: It is highly recommended that you visit your dentist. there could be multiple issues that needs to be sorted out. first of, it is highly unlikely that... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Shishir Shah
Dentistry 42 years experience
Consult a dentist: It may seem that it is due to cold, but when was your last visit to the dentist? Nearly 9 in10 diseases can cause symptoms in your mouth. That puts yo... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shishir Shah
Dentistry 42 years experience
Ignore: Great Smile, healthy gums, better dental health, eat better. Fast treatment options available.
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shishir Shah
Dentistry 42 years experience
Dentist: what treatment is planned for that, apart from eating soft food? When you have TMJ, It hurts over the joint, immediately in front of the ear, but pain... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shishir Shah
Dentistry 42 years experience
Change diet: Too much saliva is usually not something to worry about unless it persists. It's normal to make more or less saliva depending on what you eat or drink... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shishir Shah
Dentistry 42 years experience
Probably not: But it is always recommended to get Oral cancer screening done once every two years at the minimum. So if you are due for one, it will be a very good ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shishir Shah
Dentistry 42 years experience
Destress: Stress causes canker sore/ulcers in the mouth. These can lead to other complications. it is best to visit a dentist and get it checked out.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shishir Shah
Dentistry 42 years experience
Visit your dentist: It is probably not something serious, but is highly recommended to get it checked out. Prevention is better than cure
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shishir Shah
Dentistry 42 years experience
Sleep apnea: Have you had a sleep study done? I think it will be wise to get one done. the description you are giving suggests that you may have sleep apnea. It is... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shishir Shah
Dentistry 42 years experience
Oral cancer screen: It is best for you to visit your dentist and get oral cancer screening done. Dentist are a great resource to detect diseases early on!
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shishir Shah
Dentistry 42 years experience
Please check with de: Following the insurrections as given my your doctor should be followed closely. As they know how much movement is required and much partier is needed ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shishir Shah
Dentistry 42 years experience
Medications?: Are you taking any other medications? as it seems that you have a dry mouth symdrome.
A female asked:
Dr. Shishir Shah
Dentistry 42 years experience
Visit a dentist: go to your Dentist or ortho dentist to get a consultation. you will benefit from getting your occlusal corrected. It is aligning your teeth and jaw t... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Shishir Shah
Dentistry 42 years experience
Tmj?: You should see a neurologist, but don't rule or a dentist. Getting the pain from the eye and the neck definetly warrants a visit to the dentist as you... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shishir Shah
Dentistry 42 years experience
Infection : The last molar must be erupting and as a result it cuts thru the skin creating a flap. You should see your dentist who will be able to remove it. When... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shishir Shah
Dentistry 42 years experience
Follow recommended t: Bruxism can cause a lot of damage to your teeth. One of that is shifting of teeth. To start with you should make sure that you protect your teeth from... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Shishir Shah
Dentistry 42 years experience
Consult your dentist: it is best to consult a dentist. the tissue can cause food to be caught in between and that will lead to an infection. Your dentist can cut the tissue... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shishir Shah
Dentistry 42 years experience
Visit a doctor: You must visit either your dentist or ENT. I recommend to start with the dentist as he can complete a oral cancer screening in the office and generall... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shishir Shah
Dentistry 42 years experience
X-ray: Sometimes these conditions result due to varies reasons, but from the dental health point: it could be because you grind or clench and as a result hav... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shishir Shah
Dentistry 42 years experience
Consult a Dentist: While the whistling could because of other medical conditions, it is important that you do not rule out snoring and sleep apnea. Visit your dentist an... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shishir Shah
Dentistry 42 years experience
Protect: It protects teeth from getting decay.
A male asked:
Dr. Shishir Shah
Dentistry 42 years experience
Visit your dentist: Do you get oral cancer screening every two years? It is always a very good idea. Most likely you have allergies or sore throat, but it is important th... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Shishir Shah
Dentistry 42 years experience
Checkup with dentist: you probably have chewed your cheek, be careful when eating. if it lasts for more than one week get it checked out
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shishir Shah
Dentistry 42 years experience
Ignore: Do's Get that baby something to chew on! Change up the bottle Massage the gums.

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Testimonials
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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
Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I'm seeing my dentist in a few weeks so I'll ask her if it persists
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thank you so much doc.!
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Thank you. I think I'll follow you're advice.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Gujarat University, B. J. Medical College, India
Graduated 1980MD
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