Month: June 2014

Test Your Knowledge of Porcelain Veneers with Our Quiz

Did you know that with a few thin shells of porcelain, your Rochester dentists can revitalize your smile and let you put irritating imperfections behind you? Porcelain veneers are thin pieces of porcelain that adhere to your tooth. They can mask chips in the teeth, cracks, stains, and the appearance of crooked teeth. Dr. Gilly… Read more »

Dr. Calcagno and Dr. Heimer Enjoy Running

In addition to helping our patients maintain healthy, beautiful smiles, Dr. Calcagno and Dr. Heimer also like to be active members of their communities. Outside of the office, both of our doctors enjoy a good run, participating in races in Rochester MN and even Chicago.

Your Rochester Dentists Quiz You on Dental Bridges

In March of this year, the International & American Associations for Dental Research reported on a study which concluded that depression and anxiety are associated with tooth loss. 76,292 adults completed a lengthy telephone survey, and 13.4% of participants revealed experiencing anxiety, 16.7% reported depression, and 5.7% reported total tooth loss. Those who suffered from… Read more »

New Study: Oral Health Tied to Cardiovascular Disease

We are constantly bombarded with statistics and new information on how to improve our heart health and reduce our risk of heart attack or stroke. We hear numbers about LDL and HDL and how to eat healthy. A recent study from the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) has found an association between dental health and… Read more »

Q and A: Gum Disease and Men’s Health

Most adults experience bleeding, painful gums at some point in their life. However, many of us do not realize the seriousness of gum disease. Gum disease is inflammation and infection of the ligaments and bones that support teeth. If left untreated, it can cause bone loss. As we approach Father’s Day, your Rochester dentists, Dr…. Read more »