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3 Healthy Dental Habits for Kids

When you set a foundation of positive habits for oral care early in life, your child will have stronger, healthier teeth for years to come. Kids can be stubborn when it comes to proper brushing and flossing, though, so you may need to employ some creative strategies to establish these beneficial habits. 1. Avoid sugary […]


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Root Canal Myths Busted

Root canal therapy is a highly common restorative dental treatment that has gained a bad reputation among patients, causing many people to avoid the care they need for a comfortable, healthy smile. In the past, root canal therapy was fairly unpleasant for patients, but years of advancing technology and shifting priorities emphasizing patient comfort in […]


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Learn More About Your Oral Health At These Sites

Are you in need of restorative dental care to get your smile back in good health? If so, you can find some helpful facts in the articles below before scheduling a consultation with Dr. John Carson, DDS. For appointments at our Tucson dental practice, call (520) 514-7203 or visit our website. Understand what you can […]


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Whitening and Brushing Are Not the Same

When you whiten your teeth, you will see a brighter, more pleasing shade when you smile and show off your pearly whites. However, just because your teeth are whiter, it does not mean that you can slack off on your oral hygiene routine at home. As this video from the American Dental Association explains, tooth […]


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Dental Implant FAQs

Modern dental restorations are designed to function like the natural teeth do, and no other treatment has had as much success in this challenge as dental implants. If you are considering dental implants to replace missing or extracted teeth in your smile, review these FAQs to start learning about the details of treatment. How are […]


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Congrats to Dr. Carson on his latest award!

We are very excited about this recent award from topDentists.  Congrats Dr. Carson!!!


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Additional Resources for Your Smile

For More On Taking Care Of Your Smile, Visit These Sites Following a good oral care routine at home and seeing a dentist for regularly scheduled check-ups and cleanings is a great way to ensure healthy teeth and gums for a lifetime. Dr. John Carson, DDS, is happy to help patients improve their oral health […]


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Discover the Benefits of Fluoride Did you know that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) praised community water fluoridation programs as being one of the most remarkable health achievements in the modern era? Fluoride offers incredible benefits for your oral health; it remineralizes teeth to strengthen them. By reinforcing your tooth enamel, fluoride […]


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Oral Care for Expectant Mothers

As an expectant mother, oral care is even more important for you than ever before. You likely already know that what you eat and drink affects your baby’s health. But did you know that oral health problems, such as gum disease, can also affect your developing baby? Talk to a dentist about caring for your […]


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Foods to Avoid for a Healthier Smile

There are many foods that have beneficial effects on your teeth, including those that are rich in calcium. Unfortunately, plenty of foods and beverages have detrimental effects on your oral health. During your next dentist visit, ask your dentist about simple ways to modify your diet to improve your smile. Your dentist will likely advise […]


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Learn More About Our Recent Posts With These Resources

Good dental health is part of maintaining your overall well-being. Browse through the links below to learn more about your oral health and how cosmetic dentistry can benefit you. Call the dental office of John Carson, DDS at (520) 514-7203 to find out how we can help you achieve your healthiest, brightest smile.   Dental […]


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What Is TMD?

Do you ever wake up with a sore jaw? Does your jaw click and pop while you’re eating, talking, or simply going about your day? If so, you could have temporomandibular joint dysfunction, or TMD. TMD can do more than just leave you with an aching jaw in the morning—it can cause long-lasting pain and […]


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The Importance of Dental Checkups   Having a healthy mouth involves more than just regular brushing and flossing. Regular trips to your dentist are an important part of your oral health. Watch this brief video to learn more.   When you visit your dentist for a checkup, you’ll receive a thorough cleaning with special instruments […]


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Taking Care of Your Dental Implants

Are you missing one or more teeth? If so, talk to your Tucson dentist to find out if dental implants are right for you. Dental implants offer a permanent solution to tooth loss, and are more comfortable and natural-looking than removable dentures or other cosmetic options. After you receive your dental implants, it is important […]


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Your Smile: Spring 2013

Download the latest “Your Smile” newsletter.  Click on the newsletter below to download the PDF.


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For More On Oral Cancer And Cosmetic Dentistry, View These Resources

Your oral health requires ongoing care from your trusted dentist who can provide you with cleanings, oral cancer screening, and cosmetic procedures. To set the foundation for positive experiences during your dental visits, schedule your next checkup with Dr. John Carson, DDS. You can make an appointment at our Tucson practice today by calling (520) […]


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The Importance of Oral Cancer Screenings

Regular checkups at the dentist’s office are important to your health because they ensure that your smile is not sustaining any damage from gum disease, tooth decay, and other common oral health problems. These exams are also important for your whole-body health, because they include oral cancer screening, which can play a significant role in […]


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Learn More About Dental Sealants

Cavities are often thought of as a problem that only affects children, but adults are vulnerable to cavities as well. Even with a complete oral care routine, you may be at risk for cavities that could cause pain in your smile. As you will learn in this video, dental sealants are one option to help […]


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Popular Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures to Consider for Your Smile

Your dentist is an excellent resource for your oral health, but he can also help you discover cosmetic procedures that will give you the sparking and beautiful smile you deserve. There is a wide range of cosmetic dentistry procedures available, and many of them can be completed in a single visit to the dentist’s office. […]


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Exploring Your Sedation Dentistry Options

If you experience anxiety or discomfort that keeps you from getting the dental care you need, it may be time to talk to your dentist about sedation dentistry. There are several levels of sedation that are appropriate for various procedures and patient preferences, so sedation dentistry is available to almost any patient struggling with dental […]


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Find More Information Regarding Your Dental Care At These Sites

If you want to learn more about sedation dentistry, dental implants, or ways to keep your teeth healthy between dental appointments, check out the recommended articles below. For a consultation to explore the treatments that might enhance your smile, book a visit to Dr. John Carson, DDS, by calling (520) 514-7203 today. Visit Colgate.com for […]


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CEREC Dental Restorations

Dental care is constantly evolving to make restorations and cosmetic procedures easier for patients to fit into their busy schedules. CEREC technology is one of the most significant advancements in modern dentistry, because it provides same-day restorations for a wide range of cases. You can get a glimpse at the benefits of CEREC dental restorations […]


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Three Benefits of Dental Implants

If you have had one or more teeth extracted due to injury, decay, or severe gum disease, dental implants may be on your list of treatments to consider for restoring your smile. There are several important benefits that make dental implants worth the investment. Permanent tooth replacement Dental implant roots are affixed to the jawbone, […]


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Root Canal Aftercare Tips

  Root canals are not as complex or painful as the procedure’s reputation would indicate, but they do require some temporary changes to your home dental care to ensure complete healing. Immediately following a root canal you may have some minor pain and swelling, which you can easily manage with over-the-counter medication and rest. The […]


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For More About Oral Care, Visit These Sites

    When your dentist is invested in the latest equipment and technology for restorative, cosmetic, and preventive care, you can get the smile you want without the hassle of long visits to the dentist’s office and outdated treatments. At the office of Dr. John Carson, DDS, we proudly feature CEREC same-day crowns, Diagnodent laser […]


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How Stress Can Affect Your Oral Health

  Stress is a fact of life that everyone must deal with, and it can affect your oral health if you do not manage it. As this video explains, bruxism is a common problem that arises when stress becomes an issue. Over time, bruxism or tooth grinding can lead to serious complications like tooth decay […]


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Who Can Benefit from CEREC Porcelain Crowns?

If you have a cracked or chipped tooth, it can become a serious issue in the appearance and function of your smile. Crowns are a common type of dental restoration to prevent these issues, but treatment with them often includes messy impressions, temporary crowns, and multiple visits to the dentist’s office before the permanent restoration […]


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3 Signs You May Need A Root Canal

A root canal is a procedure that protects a compromised tooth against further injury or decay by the removal of the living tissue, or pulp, within the tooth. The resulting empty chamber is filled with a special type of latex, and the tooth is capped by a realistic-looking crown that preserves the ability to bite […]


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Learn More About Oral Care With These Links

Our recent articles have discussed when a root canal may be necessary and how to maintain the results of a tooth whitening treatment. For more information on these and other dental topics, visit the following resources or call John Carson, DDS at (520) 514-7203: This Colgate.com article explains the major reasons for undergoing a root […]


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Watch This Video to Learn More About Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease is a common condition that results from improper oral care. The detailed animation in this video provides a close-up look at the stages and consequences of periodontal disease. Healthy gums, or gingiva, do not bleed or hurt during a dental exam and are strongly connected to the teeth. However, when tartar builds up […]


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