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Dentistry is an old profession with roots stretching as far back as 7000 BCE. Fortunately, dentistry knowledge, techniques, and technologies have evolved considerably since the days of the ancient Indus Valley civilization. Today, patients have greater access to advanced technologies that focus on not only...

Quitting smoking is a monumental achievement that will improve both your short-term and long-term physical health, as well as your socio-emotional wellness. Yet, even though you’re no longer a smoker, you’re undoubtedly still dealing with the effects of having smoked previously. Tooth loss, gum disease,...

Millions of Americans are affected by sleep apnea, and if you suffer from persistent, severe snoring, you might be one of them. Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder that not only interferes with your quality of sleep, but can also leave you at risk...

Your smile speaks volumes about your personality. But if you’re in the habit of hiding your smile because you’re dissatisfied with its appearance, it can be hard to let your true personality shine. Cosmetic dentistry treatments, such as gum contouring, can allow you to gain...

Capping a tooth with a porcelain crown is an effective way to preserve it and address damage such as severe fractures. At some point, however, patients will need to get the crown repaired or replaced. On average, a dental crown can last between five and...

The foods you choose to eat have a direct effect on your overall wellness in general and your dental health in particular. Certain foods can contribute to tooth decay and tooth discoloration, while other foods help strengthen the teeth and guard against dental problems. The...

If you suffer from sleep apnea, you may feel like you’d do anything for a good night’s sleep. Fortunately, all you need to do to find the restful sleep you’ve been hoping for is make an appointment with your local Tucson dentist, John R. Carson,...

Flossing is an essential part of your daily oral health routine. It’s also a task that many dentists wish their patients would do more often. Ideally, you should floss once daily. However, many people find flossing to be a big chore because it’s time-consuming, sometimes...