December 2017

The way you sleep at night can have a real effect on how you feel throughout the day. If you’re constantly feeling tired and having difficulty focusing, you might have sleep apnea without even knowing it. Keep reading if you suffer from daytime drowsiness, and...

You might not realize that you grind your teeth if you do it while you’re asleep, but there are signs that you can look for when you’re awake. Headaches and soreness, clicking sounds when you open your jaw, and a worn out look on your...

When you fail to take care of your teeth, you leave yourself vulnerable to infections that can spread to the rest of your body. This is something you should always avoid, but it’s even more important if you’re carrying a child. See your dentist and...

There’s a lot you can do to clean your teeth, but there’s even more that your dentist can do for you. Professional dentists have years of training and experience, and they also have the high quality dental equipment it takes to offer a thorough cleaning....

Just because snoring is a common habit doesn’t make it healthy or normal for you or your sleeping partner. Knowing why you snore can help you make the changes you need to enjoy a better night of sleep, and sometimes it’s as easy as changing...

A facial trauma can have serious implications for your oral health, so you should see your dentist and get checked out as soon as you can. Whether it’s a prosthetic or your natural tooth, a broken crown can be painful and even get worse over...



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.