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How Aging Affects Your Smile

When you get older, you may need to change your dental hygiene routine to keep your teeth and gums healthy and beautiful. The aging process can lead to many changes in the anatomy of your smile, and a few of these changes are discussed in this video. Watch this short clip to educate yourself about […]


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Your Smile: Fall 2012

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How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Reduce the Effects of Aging

As you get older, you will notice that the first signs of aging tend to appear in your facial expressions, and more specifically in your smile. Your teeth and gums are always changing, and you may find that advancing age has your teeth lacking the brightness and sheen that they once had. Cosmetic dentistry can […]


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July 2012 Loyal Hygiene Club Member Winner

Congratulations Kimberley C.  our July 2012  $100 Winner!   Thank You for being a loyal hygiene club member! Ask Belinda for more details.


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Get More Information About Cosmetic and Preventative Dentistry With These Links

Proper dental care can enhance both the health and appearance of your teeth and gums so that you can smile with confidence. Take advantage of the latest dental technology available by scheduling an appointment the Tucson office of Dr. John R. Carson, DDS at (520) 514-7203. If you want to learn more about some of […]


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3 Signs That It’s Time to Visit Your Dentist

Going to the dentist for regular check-ups can keep your teeth and gums in good health, but there are some issues that might warrant an extra visit to the dentist’s office for a diagnosis. Identifying dental problems early on is the best way to ensure accurate and complete treatment. When any of the conditions below […]


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Understanding Tooth Sensitivity

If you have ever experienced a tinge of pain when eating or drinking hot or cold items, then you may be suffering from tooth sensitivity. When you have tooth sensitivity, eating or drinking certain foods can cause painful sensations in affected areas of the mouth. As this video explains, tooth sensitivity is caused by dentin […]


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Comparing Traditional and Clear Orthodontics

It is not uncommon for adults to need orthodontic treatment to improve the health of their smiles, but having a mouth full of metal is not ideal for professional working adults. Teens in need of braces may also desire a more cosmetically pleasing solution for orthodontics so they might avoid the hassle and embarrassment of […]


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More About Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry

Visit The Websites Below To Find Out More About Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry Our recent blogs have discussed some of the most common reasons to visit your dentist for restorative and cosmetic treatments. Find out more about oral care and cosmetic dentistry at the recommended links below. For an appointment to discuss the health of […]


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June 2012 Loyal Hygiene Club Member Winner

Congratulations Adam K.  our June 2012  $100 Winner!               Thank You for being a loyal hygiene club member! Ask Belinda for more details.


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4 Common Smile Flaws that Cosmetic Dentistry Can Fix

Every smile is unique, so achieving an aesthetically pleasing smile requires a personalized treatment plan to address the specific flaws that bother you. One way to boost your smile confidence is to seek treatment from an experienced cosmetic dentist. There are several different cosmetic treatments available that can correct various aesthetic and oral health issues. […]


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Signs of Tooth Root Decay

Preventative measures like at home care, regular dental cleanings, and exams can help to identify tooth decay and slow its progress. However, if decay goes unnoticed and untreated, it may eventually reach the roots and nerves inside of your teeth. As this video explains, when tooth decay penetrates deep enough, the nerves in the canal […]


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Stages of Tooth Decay & When a Root Canal Can Help

Tooth decay is best identified early on, because decay will continue to worsen over time if left untreated. By the time tooth decay causes noticeable symptoms, it may have progressed fairly significantly and will likely require restorative procedures. Below is a look at the stages of tooth decay and the kinds of treatments that can […]


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Maintaining A Healthy Smile

Here at John Carson Dental, your comfort and dental health is our top priority, which is why we’ve provided these informational resources about periodontal disease and CEREC restorative dentistry: Porcelain is a popular material for dental crowns due to its strength and natural appearance, but there are several different types of crowns available for different […]


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May 2012 Loyal Hygiene Club Member Winner

Congratulations Sherrie K.  our May 2012  $100 Winner!               Thank You for being a loyal hygiene club member! Ask Belinda for more details.


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Dental Hygiene Tips for Preventing Gum Disease

According to The New York Times, more than three-quarters of all American adults suffer from some form of periodontal disease, ranging from mild gingivitis to more severe periodontitis.  Physicians have found links between gum disease and serious health conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and Alzheimer’s. Because the gums are such an important structure for […]


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How to Treat Gum Disease

Periodontal, or gum disease, is the leading cause of tooth loss in the United States.  Because gums are so essential to oral health, it is important to understand how poor hygiene can lead to periodontal disease.  Take a look at this video to see the importance of preventing gum disease with regular dental checkups. Gum […]


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3 Dental Issues that CEREC Can Repair

CEREC technology is one of the latest advancements in restorative dentistry.  CEREC uses a combination of computer-aided design and manufacturing technology to enable specially trained dentists to fabricate ceramic dental implants with ease—often on the same day as your appointment.  Take a look at just a few of the dental problems that your Tucson dentist […]


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For More Preventative And Restorative Dental Information, Visit The Resources Below

Our recent blogs have discussed some important facts about dental procedures like CEREC crowns and root canals that can improve the health and look of your smile. You can find related information about these topics with these links recommended by Dr. Carson. To schedule an appointment with John Carson, DDS, call our dental office at […]


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Helpful Information for Root Canal Patients

The root canal is a dental procedure that can save natural teeth and relieve a great deal of pain caused by infection of the tooth pulp. While in the past dental drills and techniques were less sophisticated and more painful for the patient, today a root canal is relatively painless and quick. To help you […]


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Your Smile: Summer 2012

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CEREC One Visit Crowns

Video: CEREC One Visit Crowns CEREC technology is an excellent addition to the dentist’s office because it provides accurate, durable restorations in just one trip to the dentist. You can get a glimpse of this technology in action by watching this helpful video. It shows the process of taking a digital impression that is then […]


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A Guide to the Quick and Easy CEREC Procedure

If you have been putting off much needed dental work because you do not want to commit to multiple visits to the dentist’s office, CEREC crowns may be the answer for your dental restoration. These crowns are made in just moments using a digital impression of your teeth, so they offer the perfect fit without […]


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Cavities: Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention

The most common reason for a person to visit the dentist’s office besides regular check-ups is to take care of dental cavities. A cavity is the result of tooth decay or injury that weakens tooth enamel so that a hole forms in the tooth. If you have a cavity, you may not notice it until […]


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Find Out More About Crowns, Cavities and Dental Care On These Helpful Websites Below

If you have enjoyed learning about how you can reduce your need for dental restorations, read through these recommended articles for some related information. Get even more help caring for your smile by visiting Dr. John Carson, DDS. Schedule a visit by calling (520) 514-7203. Get the basic facts about cavities and tooth decay from […]


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Video: How Do Dentists Fix Cavities?

If you have a cavity, it is important to see your dentist for treatment, as the damage can continue to worsen without medical attention. This video explains the different types of restorations that may be used for cavity treatment. Fillings are most common, and these can be made from a variety of materials. The filling […]


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March Loyal Hygiene Club Member Winner

Congratulations Mike N.  our March 2012  $100 Winner!     Thank You for being a loyal hygiene club member! Ask Belinda for more details.


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Who Is a Good Candidate for Porcelain Crowns?

If you have a damaged tooth that is disrupting the function and appearance of your smile, a crown may be an ideal restoration for you. Crowning a tooth is a now a simple and easy dental procedure with the help of CEREC technology, which allows the restoration to take place in a single office visit. […]


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February Loyal Hygiene Club Member Winner

Congratulations John C.  our February  $100 Winner!     Thank You for being a loyal hygiene club member! Ask Belinda for more details.


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Educate Yourself on Preventative and Cosmetic Dentistry Offerings With These Links From Around The Web

Our recent blogs have discussed procedures that can help you achieve and maintain a healthy smile for life. Learn more about caring for your teeth with these articles See how gum contouring works to improve your smile with this article from WebMD.com. To prevent cavities and plaque build use these brushing techniques from Colgate. Read […]


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