40 UNDER 40 HONOREES

JOHN R. CARSON

  • Tucson, Arizona
  • John R. Carson, DDS, P.C.

Age:

37

Name of Practice:

John R. Carson, DDS, P.C.

Specialty:

General dentistry

Education:

DDS, University of Oklahoma


Why He Was Nomnated

Dr. Carson focuses on constantly staying current with new techniques and technology, to the point that one colleague calls him “a visionary.”

Inspiration

In the 11 years Dr. Carson has been practicing, he has organized his priorities around three principles: team, passion and knowledge. “These three ingredients are interlocked,” he says, “each feeding and drawing energy from the others.”

 

Tool He Can't Live Without

Cone beam CT scanner.

Favorite Part of the Profession

Seeing satisfaction on patients’ faces and building relationships with his mentors and those he has mentored. “There’s always more to learn,” he says, “and spending time with others who are passionate about what they do is truly awesome.”