Complete Dental Care Blog

Toothache Relief: Expert Insights and Over-the-Counter Remedies

April 5, 2024

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Toothaches are a common yet distressing ailment affecting individuals of all ages, often signaling underlying dental issues that require attention. Dr. Dan Rodda, a seasoned dental expert at Complete Dental Care in Phoenix, Arizona, brings years of experience in diagnosing and treating various dental conditions, including toothaches. This blog aims to shed light on the prevalent causes of toothache and explore effective over-the-counter remedies to alleviate pain before professional dental intervention can be sought.


Should You Be Brushing Your Teeth Before or After Breakfast?

March 30, 2024

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Brushing teeth is a cornerstone of dental hygiene, but when is the best time to do it? Before or after breakfast? This debate has puzzled many, as the right timing can impact oral health significantly. In this post, we delve into the pros and cons of both approaches to help you decide what’s best for your dental care routine.


Do Crest Whitestrips Actually Work?

March 4, 2024

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Most people desire a bright, white smile for the confidence boost it brings. In the realm of at-home teeth whitening, Crest Whitestrips stand out as a popular choice, promising to deliver professional-level results without the dentist’s chair.

But how effective are Crest Whitestrips really?

This blog will explore the truth behind Crest Whitestrips, from how they work to their safety and real user experiences. Whether you’re considering trying them out or just curious about their efficacy, join us as we uncover if Crest Whitestrips are the key to achieving that coveted bright smile.


What to Do if Your Filling or Crown Falls Out

February 28, 2024

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Losing a dental filling or crown can be an unsettling experience, but it’s a common issue that many people face. Whether it happens while eating, brushing, or seemingly out of nowhere, it’s important to know the steps to take immediately after such an incident.

This guide aims to arm you with practical advice on how to manage the situation effectively, minimize discomfort, and prevent further dental problems until you can see a professional.


How Long Does Dry Socket Last?

February 21, 2024

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Dry socket, also known as alveolar osteitis, is a condition that can occur after a tooth extraction. It happens when the blood clot at the site of the tooth extraction fails to develop, or it dislodges or dissolves before the wound has healed. Understanding how long dry socket lasts is important for managing expectations and ensuring a smooth recovery process. In this guide, we’ll explore the duration of dry socket, its symptoms, treatment options, and ways to prevent it, providing you with the essential knowledge to navigate this uncomfortable condition.


What’s That Strange White Film in Your Mouth?

February 14, 2024

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Have you ever woken up in the morning, started your day with a refreshing stretch, and while getting ready, noticed something unusual in your mouth? A peculiar, white film coating your tongue and inner cheeks that wasn’t there the night before? You’re not alone. Many patients come to me with this concern, wondering what this strange substance is and why it’s there.

In this blog, we’ll delve deep into the mystery of the white film in your mouth. We’ll explore what causes it, how it can affect your health, and most importantly, how to address it. Whether it’s a simple case of oral thrush or a symptom of something more complex, understanding the root cause is the first step towards maintaining optimal oral health. And remember, while maintaining good oral hygiene is key, recognizing when to seek professional help is equally important.


Is it Safe to Drink Alcohol After a Tooth Extraction?

February 7, 2024

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Imagine you’ve just undergone a tooth extraction. It’s a common dental procedure, yet it often leaves you pondering various aspects of your post-operative care.

Among these considerations is a question that frequently surfaces for those who enjoy socializing over drinks or unwinding with a glass of wine:

“Is it safe to drink alcohol after a tooth extraction?”

In this blog, we delve into why dental professionals typically recommend postponing alcohol consumption immediately following dental surgery and what risks it entails.

Our aim is to guide you through your healing and recovery, providing insight into how alcohol affects healing and suggesting safer alternatives to navigate this critical time effectively.


5 Interesting Facts About Dental Implants

February 1, 2024

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person with nice teeth thanks to dental implants smiling

Countless individuals who have missing teeth turn to dental implants as a dependable remedy. These titanium posts are surgically implanted into the jawbone to replace both teeth and roots, providing remarkable longevity that can endure a lifetime with adequate maintenance. Despite their prevalent adoption, there are nuances of dental implants that may elude you. Continue reading to unearth five fascinating insights about these pioneering tooth replacements.


Sudden Toothache? Here’s What to Expect at Your Emergency Dentist

December 29, 2023

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A woman in pain at her emergency dentist

A sudden sharp pain in your gums signals the need for an emergency dentist. If you’ve had an accident or if a hidden cavity rears its ugly head, it’s time to act. Emergency dental situations can be distressing, but knowing what to expect when you see your emergency dentist can help ease your anxiety in a critical moment.

If you want to learn how dentists care for dental emergencies, continue reading.


A Poor Fit Is the Pits: 5 Consequences of Ill-Fitting Dentures

December 26, 2023

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An older woman correcting her ill-fitting dentures

Dentures are a source of joy for many patients with partial or complete tooth loss. However, Ill-fitting dentures can lead to a range of problems that affect both oral health and your health overall. Who knew that such a seemingly simple issue could turn out to be so hazardous? If you want to learn more about how poorly fitting dentures affect your health, continue reading.

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