Month: March 2014

What Every Woman MUST Know About Her Oral Health

Men and women are different in just about every way possible, so it’s no surprise that they face unique health concerns. As a woman and dentist in Rochester, MN, Dr. Gilly Calcagno understands the oral health risks and needs of her female patients. In today’s post, she shares insights into the most prevalent gender-specific challenges… Read more »

Oral Cancer Awareness Could Save Your Life

As many as 40,000 American men and woman receive an oral cancer diagnosis each year. More shocking still, nearly 8,000 deaths are attributed to the disease yearly. Oral cancers, which encompass cancer of the mouth, lip, throat, and tongue, have a higher death rate than more widely known cancers, such as cervical cancer, skin cancer,… Read more »

5 Reasons to Consider KoR® Deep Bleaching

Even if you have structurally healthy teeth, dental stains can mar your smile and make you feel extremely self-conscious. Tooth discoloration is a common problem, and even if you diligently care for your teeth, foods, beverages, medication, and genetics can all take their toll on the color of your smile. Fortunately, Dr. Calcagno offers several… Read more »

The Importance of Mouth Guards for Your Young Athlete

Though early March is still cold and dreary, spring is just around the corner. With the warmer temperatures come picnics, gardening, and, of course, spring and summer sports. While athletics are certainly a great incentive to get your child up and moving, sports can also raise the risk of dental damage such as a lost,… Read more »