Month: May 2014

What to Expect at Your Child’s First Check-Up

Your Rochester dentists believe in partnering with parents to give a child a head start on a life of good oral health. They wish to educate parents on caring for their child’s dental health in order to make that possible. Dr. Gilly Calcagno and Dr. Kara Heimer also work hard to make every patient feel… Read more »

Considering Adult Braces? You’re in Good Company

According to a New York Times article in 2012, the number of adults obtaining braces or some other teeth straightening treatment has increased 58 percent from 1994 to 2010. It rose from 680,000 to 1.1 million annually. Braces are no longer something only for teenagers. With improvements in design and successful results, more and more… Read more »

Does Every Toothache Mean a Cavity?

Have you ever wondered if it’s time to call the dentist or if you should wait out your toothache a few more days? When we experience a toothache, the first thing most people think of is cavities. Sometimes, other issues can be causing tooth pain, and your Rochester dentists, Dr. Gilly Calcagno and Dr. Kara… Read more »

Make Choosing A Dentist Easier

When choosing a dentist, it should take more than cross checking their education and knowledge of the dental field and dental technology to satisfy your curiosity. You should desire to feel comfortable while being treated, and your dentist should strive to make you feel this way every single time you’re in their office.

A Step-By-Step Guide to Dental Bonding

Suddenly breaking a tooth can fill us with immediate anxiety and dread. We may envision hours in the dental chair and hundreds of dollars spent in an attempt to correct just one area in our mouth.  However, a straightforward procedure known as dental bonding can rectify gapped, broken, and misshapen teeth. At Calcagno Family Dentistry,… Read more »

Scared of the Dentist? Blame Biology and Your Parents.

People pass around the stories like appetizers at a cocktail party, the one about the dental visit that jumped started a fear preventing them from scheduling cleanings or annual visits even years later. As many as 75% of United States adults experience some degree of dental fear, from mild nervousness to full-fledged terror. Even taking… Read more »