January 2013

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...

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...

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...

Taking good care of your smile is something to be proud of, which is why many people highlight their healthy teeth with a professional whitening treatment. To get the best results, remember to do the following after whitening your teeth:Avoid Foods and Beverages that Stain...



Keeping Our Patients Safe and Healthy at John R. Carson D.D.S., P.C.

Dear Patients,

As all of you know, our vision here at John R. Carson D.D.S., P.C. is to partner with patients to achieve the best for their long-term oral and overall health. We are honored to serve you. In light of current coronavirus/COVID-19 concerns affecting the world and an order from the Arizona Governor we, like all dental offices in Arizona, are closed for anything other than dental emergencies until April 3rd.

If you have a dental emergency, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are committed now and always to your needs.

The offices of John R. Carson D.D.S., P.C. continues to employ the most up-to-date infection control procedures and our record proves that they work really well! Rest assured that the infection control and standard precautions that we always employed are excellent deterrents to COVID-19 and every other virus. In addition to the routine steps we take, we are being even more vigilant of all the areas in the office. Surfaces in the reception area, front desk area, consultation area and restroom, which would normally be cleaned and disinfected daily, are now being disinfected throughout the day. Hand sanitizer is readily available in all areas of the practice for your use.

During this confusing and stressful time, staying healthy helps you fight off any challenge! Know that we take our role as your healthcare partner very seriously and are here to help! For the latest information and guidance, please refer to the CDC’s COVID-19 situation webpage, the Department of Public Health website, or ADA.

Stay safe and healthy—we look forward to seeing you soon.