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Good dental health is essential for good overall health, which is why taking care of your teeth and gums is so important as you age. Like most things with your health, your needs change a bit as you get older. Talk to your dentist about...

Sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder that can be extremely dangerous if left untreated. Sleep apnea disrupts sleep cycles, leaving sufferers feeling excessive tiredness throughout the day. In addition, it can cause other health problems due to inadequate sleep. Keep reading to see what...

Missing teeth can make common tasks such as chewing and speaking difficult, but they also can affect your self-confidence. However, if you are missing teeth, there are options to help you smile brighter. Here at the office of John R. Carson, DDS, we have several...

Summer get-togethers are filled with food and fun, but are you serving foods that are helping or hurting your oral health? Keep reading for some smile-friendly foods you and your guests can enjoy. Crunchy Snacks If you’re looking for alternatives to salty chips that can get stuck...

With so many recommendations on the internet about oral health, it’s hard to separate fact from fiction. Keep reading as we discuss some of the common myths about oral health. Myth: Bloody gums are nothing to worry about. Red and bloody gums are among the first signs...

Did you know that yellowing and staining of the tooth enamel is not only normal but also incredibly common? Even still, it may be among your top dental health concerns. Common culprits of heavy staining include coffee, tea, soda, prescription medications, and cigarette smoking, but...

Getting a cavity is not an enjoyable experience. Unfortunately, some of the primary reasons why we get cavities are not entirely up to us. Maybe one of your parents has a history of poor enamel, or irregular tooth shape, which both can contribute to compromised...

Missing teeth can compromise your confidence and your oral health. Traditional dental implants are a popular and reliable option for restoration, but they also require multiple appointments and don’t do anything about the gum tissue surrounding the missing teeth. That is where All-on-Four dental implant...