Month: May 2013

Rochester MN Dentist Shares Tips for Dealing with Toothaches

A toothache doesn’t sound very bad until you develop one. Then, what seemed like a small and unimportant problem grows into something debilitating. What can make a toothache even worse is not knowing its cause or how to care for it, so your Rochester MN dentist, Dr. Calcagno, is sharing a few tips for dealing… Read more »

Rochester MN Dentist Shares Three Benefits of Clear Braces

Do you want straighter teeth but dread the embarrassment or metal wires and brackets? Have you come to the conclusion that you will just have to settle for a crooked smile? Don’t let your dream of a beautiful smile go just yet. Your Rochester MN dentist, Dr. Calcagno, offers clear braces that can straighten your… Read more »

Rochester MN Dentist: Four Benefits of Implant Dentures

Do you feel as though embarrassment is never far away because of your ill-fitting dentures? Do you wish you could find some way to keep them firmly in place so that you could live your life without worrying about your dentures? If so, you may benefit from implant dentures. Read below as your Rochester MN… Read more »

KöR Whitening System FAQs, Answered by Your Rochester Dentist

Do you have tetracycline stains or severely yellowed teeth and you have tried every whitening system to no avail? Then it’s time to talk to your Rochester dentist about KöR bleaching treatment. This innovative teeth whitening treatment combines in-office whitening with at-home bleaching to offer you a brighter, younger-looking smile. In this blog, Dr. Calcagno… Read more »

Gum Health Quiz from Your Rochester Dentist

Did you know that without healthy gums your entire mouth suffers? Think of your gums and teeth as rich soil and tree roots, respectively. If you don’t care for the soil by watering and weeding it, your planted tree won’t survive. Your gums and teeth function in a similar manner. Without proper oral hygiene, your… Read more »

Implant-Supported Dentures Offer Better Support, Says Rochester Dentist

Dentures have come a long way since their inception in 700 BC. We no longer use the a smorgasbord of animal and human teeth to create this prosthetics; however, dentures are not always the most secure tooth replacement available. Dentures have been known to fall out, slip during wear, and can even make eating a… Read more »

Rochester Dentist Restores Damaged Teeth

At some point in our lives, many of us will damage a tooth. Whether by accident, such as a sport’s injury, or as a result of decay, our teeth can become damaged with cracks or chips. In addition to causing people to feel self-conscious about their appearance, damaged teeth also increase the risk of tooth… Read more »

Rochester Dentist: Do You Have Questions About Clear Braces for Teens?

For many teens, their appearance is the key to fitting in. If their smiles are misaligned or plagued with dental imperfections, such as unsightly gaps, they may feel self-conscious and embarrassed. Unfortunately, most teens feel the same way about traditional orthodontics and may actually avoid seeking the dental care necessary to improve their smiles. This… Read more »

Rochester Dentist: Try Our Quiz on Clear Braces for Adults

In the professional world, we strive to look our best and make great first impressions. In addition to dressing professionally, this also includes ensuring our smiles are bright and beautiful. Unfortunately, many of us suffer from misalignment and unsightly gaps between our teeth. These issues can be corrected with orthodontics, but most adults fear metal… Read more »

Rochester Dentist Offers Dental Care for Women

With a beautiful smile, you can feel confident and make a great first impression. A gorgeous smile also helps you maintain good dental health. For women, dental care often presents unique challenges. Pregnancy, and even milestones such as puberty and menopause, all increase the risk of serious dental issues such as periodontitis and cavities. Thankfully,… Read more »