April 2014

If you have sensitive teeth, then brushing, flossing, eating, and drinking can lead to sharp pain. Usually this pain is the result of worn down tooth enamel, which can expose your tooth’s roots. If you’re concerned about pain from sensitive teeth, you should visit a...

In terms of preventing periodontal disease, flossing is actually more important than brushing. Unfortunately, dentists routinely hear a variety of excuses from their patients looking to justify their poor flossing habits. The following is a breakdown of common myths dental patients cite to excuse not...

Periodontal disease can range from mild gum inflammation to a more serious condition that results in damage to the soft tissue and bone supporting the teeth. In extreme cases of gum disease, the gum and teeth are so damaged that teeth are lost. If you...

From children’s toothpaste to sensitive teeth and natural toothpaste, there is no generic toothpaste to fit every family’s needs. In order to choose the best toothpaste for you and your family, it’s important to compare all of the options and their active ingredients. Once you...

Used to hold a replacement tooth or bridge in place, a dental implant is an artificial tooth anchored into a patient’s jaw. Dental implants are an excellent treatment option for people who have lost one or several teeth from periodontal disease or injury. The best...



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.