Month: June 2012

Rochester Dentist Discusses Diabetes and Oral Health

Patients diagnosed with diabetes are cautioned to take special care of their health. Doctors encourage diabetic patients to be vigilant about their dietary habits and lifestyle choices. In addition to the many health complications that can accompany diabetes, many patients are surprised to learn how diabetes can affect their oral health, too. Your cosmetic and… Read more »

Rochester Dentist Straightens Smiles with Clear Braces

Do you wish you had a straighter smile? Many people yearn for a straight, healthy-looking smile but avoid orthodontic treatment because of conspicuous metal braces. Fortunately, Dr. Gilly Calcagno can straighten your smile without metal wires and brackets by using Invisalign clear aligners. We straighten smiles of all ages at Calcagno Cosmetic & Family Dentistry… Read more »

The Importance of Preventive Dentistry in Rochester

At Calcagno Cosmetic & Family Dentistry, we use the latest technology and innovative procedures to help our patients live healthy lives. When it comes to achieving optimal health, preventive dentistry allows Dr. Gilly Calcagno to detect potential problems before they pose serious threats to your oral health. Our team offers helpful information on preventive dentistry… Read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry Quiz for Rochester Residents

Did you know that Dr. Gilly Calcagno has over 20 years experience with whitening smiles and improving oral health?  In fact, patients in Rochester have access to the same types of top-notch cosmetic dentistry that celebrities do. Have you considered improving your smile with porcelain veneers, white crowns, or teeth whitening? If you’re looking to… Read more »

Rochester Cosmetic Dentist Discusses Tooth Stains

Are your teeth stained? Have you ever wondered how permanent stains form on teeth? Teeth can darken both intrinsically and extrinsically. Intrinsic tooth stains normally indicate an oral health problem within the interior structure of teeth such as the pulp chamber while extrinsic stains form on the outer surfaces of teeth. Unfortunately, store-bought teeth whitening… Read more »

Rochester Family Dentist Explains the Ingredients in Toothpaste

If you’re brushing your teeth properly, you should be spending a minimum of six minutes a day brushing your teeth. Toothpaste is an important component of your oral hygiene regimen. Have you ever wondered what is in your toothpaste? Would like to know how the ingredients in your toothpaste help you maintain a clean, healthy… Read more »

Rochester Dentist Raises Awareness for Migraines

Many people who have painful headaches are often unaware that what they are experiencing is actually a migraine. In honor of National Migraine Awareness Month, Dr. Gilly Calcagno and our team at Calcagno Cosmetic & Family Dentistry discuss migraine symptoms and how migraines may indicate the presence of an oral condition known as TMJ disorder…. Read more »

Treat Your Dad this Father’s Day to a Smile Makeover Consultation

This Sunday, families throughout Rochester will celebrate Father’s Day. Each year, many patients tell us they have trouble choosing the perfect Father’s Day gift. Fortunately, Dr. Gilly Calcagno offers free smile makeover consultations to men and women in our area. If your dad has been looking to whiten his smile or correct a chipped tooth,… Read more »

Tooth Decay Explained by Your Rochester Dentist

Did you know that roughly 99% of people will have at least one cavity in their lifetime? While oral hygiene is certainly necessary to help prevent tooth decay, dental caries are actually considered an infectious disease by the Center for Disease Control.  During childhood, a particular strain of cavity-causing bacteria is transferred from adults to… Read more »

TMJ Disorder Facts from Your Rochester Dentist

TMJ dysfunction is a common disorder that can disrupt a patient’s quality of life. Many times, a person may be unaware they have TMJ disorder until their dentist recognizes tooth wear or malocclusions. Dr. Gilly Calcagno and our team at Calcagno Cosmetic & Family Dentistry discuss TMJ disorder symptoms and their impact on oral health…. Read more »