Rochester Dentist: Try Our Family Dental Quiz


Few things brighten your day like the smiles of your family. But keeping those smiles healthy and beautiful requires regular dental care. Thankfully, your Rochester dentist, Dr. Gilly Calcagno, provides the latest in quality family dentistry. In today’s blog, Dr. Calcagno uses a fun and informative quiz to illustrate our unique approach to providing caring family dentistry.

Family Dental Quiz

1. True or False: You should receive a checkup every six months.

2. True or False: Dental cleanings help prevent gum disease.

3. True or False: Regular visits help ease a child’s dental anxiety.

4. True or False: Dr. Calcagno provides oral cancer screenings.

Family Dental Quiz Answer Key

1. True. According to the American Dental Association, people should undergo a routine checkup once every six months. A checkup allows Dr. Calcagno to assess the state of your dental health and watch for any signs if developing dental issues, such as tooth decay or gum disease.

2.True. During a dental cleaning, our dedicated dental hygienists will remove the layers of plaque buildup from your teeth. Plaque causes gum inflammation, or gingivitis, which if left untreated, often leads to gum disease. A cleaning keeps your breath fresh, your teeth bright, and your smile free of periodontitis.

3. True. Routine checkups allow your little one to become accustomed to the sights and sounds of the dentist’s office. Soon, they realize there is nothing to fear from a simple checkup and cleaning. Dr. Calcagno strives to provide a comfortable, child-friendly atmosphere where she can educate children on the importance of maintaining good oral hygiene.

4. True. Using the latest in screening technology, Dr. Calcagno provides patients with an accurate and precise oral cancer screening at each checkup. Early detection increases the chances of a full recovery.

Schedule a Visit with Your Rochester Family Dentist

How well did you do? Interested in receiving our quality family dental care? Make an appointment with your Rochester family dentist by calling 507-281-3659. Our 55902 dentist office offers the latest in general, cosmetic, and family dentistry to transform your smile. We serve patients from Rochester, Red Wing, St. Charles, Winona, Farmington, and surrounding areas.