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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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40 UNDER 40

Watch this “Behind the Scenes” video of our own Dr. John R. Carson along with his colleges from across the nation getting ready for their appearance in Incisal Edge. From the video, “They are the future leaders of the industry who are making their mark – Today, incisal Edge Reveals its survey of the top […]


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Your Smile: Winter 2012

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What to Look For in Preventive Dental Treatments

Within the dental community, there has been a recent shift in attitude toward patient care. In the past, the focus of dental visits was treating existing conditions. Now more dentists are focused on preventing common dental problems through proactive office procedures and at-home care tips. Here are some of the qualities of effective preventive care […]


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Video: Gingivitis Detection & Prevention

Gingivitis is the earliest stage of gum disease that is marked by bleeding gums that become irritated during brushing and flossing. This video talks about preventing gingivitis through positive dental habits and proactive care at the dentist’s office. A periodontal evaluation will measure the pocket depth of the gums to assess how much, if any, […]


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3 Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures that Can Enhance Your Smile

A beautiful smile can positively impact your life in many ways, but none more so than the simple urge to smile more often. If there are features of your smile that you are not pleased with, you may want to consider procedures like those listed below that can improve the look and function of your […]


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January Loyal Hygiene Club Member Winner

Congratulations Diane B.  our January  $100 Winner!     Thank You for being a loyal hygiene club member! Ask Belinda for more details.


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How to Remedy Stained Teeth with Whitening Procedures

Your teeth may become stained or yellowed over time for a variety of reasons, even if you are on top of your at-home dental care. Commonly consumed foods like berries, coffee, and dark-colored sauces all discolor teeth. Certain habits like smoking cigarettes or not rinsing after eating may also lead to stains. There are many […]


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To Learn More About Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures, Visit These Educational Resources

If you have enjoyed our recent information about improving your smile with the advanced technology of CEREC crowns and professional whitening systems, read through the links below for an in-depth look at these procedures:   WebMD.com reviews the foods that have the largest impact on yellowing teeth.   Review the basics of proper dental hygiene […]


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Video: A Video Overview of CEREC

One of the most extraordinary uses of computer technology in dentistry is the CEREC crown system. This system eliminates the hassle associated with traditional crowns while still restoring the health and beauty of your smile. This video shows how CEREC works. First, the tooth is prepared with a reflective powder. Then, digital images of your […]


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The Benefits of Using CEREC for Tooth Restoration

A chipped, cracked, or damaged tooth can be easily fixed with a dental crown that works to support the remaining structure of the natural tooth. Today, crowns are an even more effective dental procedure with the use of the CEREC system, which reduces the crowning process to only one dental office visit. Here are some […]


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Learn about the Advantages of Preventive Dentistry with these Helpful Resources

Choosing a dental office with a compassionate staff that can facilitate the highest quality treatment will offer long-term benefits to the health and beauty of your smile. To see what advanced dental technology and a caring medical staff can do for you, schedule a consultation with Dr. John Carson, D.D.S. at (520) 514-7203 and explore […]


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December Loyal Hygiene Club Member Winner

Congratulations Tara S.  our December  $100 Winner!   Thank You for being a loyal hygiene club member! Ask Belinda for more details.


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Dental Technology Working to Make Dental Treatment a Faster, More Comfortable Experience

Scheduling regular visits to the dentist for cleanings and checkups is an essential part of a complete oral hygiene routine. Recent technological advances in dentistry facilitate more accurate diagnoses in less time and increase patient comfort. At the office of Dr. John Carson, D.D.S., we have implemented cutting-edge tools to provide the best possible experience […]


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iTunes App The Dental Expert

 iTunes App: Dental Expert Learning about dental care is the first step toward maintaining a healthy and sparkling smile. From the basics on daily care to the details of orthodontics, background knowledge can help you understand dental treatments your dentist recommends and the best ways to improve your teeth and gums.   The Dental Expert […]


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How Comprehensive Dental Work Can Save You Time, Money, and Discomfort

An outdated school of thought is that visits to the dentist should only be made when you are experiencing pain or discomfort in the teeth and gums. This is problematic because a large amount of damage may have already occurred by the time symptoms begin to develop. Utilizing preventive care and correcting existing damage with […]


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The Doctors TV Show Cerec Crown

      Video: The Doctors TV Show Cerec Crown Traditional dental crowns require several office visits to shape, customize, and implant. Cerec technology eliminates the need for multiple trips to the dentist’s office and produces the same results as traditional crowns.   This video shows Cerec technology in action. In just moments, this machine […]


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November Loyal Hygiene Club Member Winner

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


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The Benefits of Visiting a Dentist Who Uses Digital Radiography and Intraoral Cameras

X-rays have long been a common part of yearly dental checkups, used by dentists to evaluate abnormalities in the teeth and gums that may require treatment. However, the X-ray process has vastly improved with the use of digital radiography. In addition to being safer than traditional film X-rays, digital X-rays produce more accurate images with […]


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Check Out These Resources On Preventative and Restorative Dentistry

  Your dentist can help you smile beautifully for life by correcting existing damage to your teeth and helping you practice good habits to preserve your oral health. Dr. John R. Carson, DDS offers Tucson residents complete dental services, including root canals, dental implants, and gum disease treatment. Learn more online or call our offices […]


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Understanding Why Root Canals Can Become Necessary

Each tooth in your mouth contains sensitive nerve tissue called pulp. When the exterior of the tooth is damaged, the pulp may become infected, causing extreme pain and sensitivity. When a root canal is performed, a dentist can save the body of the tooth and eliminate discomfort by extracting the pulp and sealing the tooth. […]


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