Month: January 2015

FAQs: Invisalign or Six Month Smiles?

Crooked or crowded teeth can have a negative impact on your confidence and hurt your appearance. To correct your smile, you will need orthodontic treatment. At Calcagno Cosmetic and Family Dentistry, we offer two unique forms of orthodontics. Which will work best for your smile, Invisalign or Six Month Smiles?

Invisalign vs. Braces

Obtaining a straighter smile can improve your oral health and offer a much needed confidence boost. Without treatment, uneven teeth can potentially cause a number of problems, such as tooth decay, periodontal disease, TMJ disorder, and bruxism (teeth grinding). You actually have multiple options for correcting unsightly misalignment. When weighing Invisalign vs. braces, which is… Read more »

Are Dental Implants for Everyone?

Dental implants replace every part of a tooth, including the root, providing a secure and completely lifelike replacement option that can last for decades. However, are dental implants for everyone? In order to benefit from this unique and innovative prosthesis, you need to have good oral health.

FAQs: What Can I Do to Prevent Teeth Stains?

“What can I do to prevent teeth stains?” This is a common question our team often fields. What steps can you take to avoid the onset of discoloration? With the right steps and some thorough dental maintenance, you can help your teeth remain bright. These same steps also have an added bonus of improving oral… Read more »

3 Valentines Events in Rochester MN

At Calcagno Cosmetic and Family Dentistry, we like to remind our patients about upcoming events in the community. With January coming to a close, Valentine’s Day is closer than ever. Fortunately, there are a lot of fun activities you and your significant other can take part in around Rochester, MN. This year, brave the cold… Read more »

Can Teens Wear Clear Braces?

Teenagers often require orthodontic treatment to correct misalignment. Otherwise, they run the risk of developing a number of dental health issues, including tooth decay, gum disease, TMJ disorder, and potentially even bruxism (teeth grinding). However, many teens often avoid orthodontic treatment because they are anxious about wearing metal braces for as long as two years…. Read more »

Quiz: Can I Straighten My Smile in Six Months?

What can you accomplish you in six months? Can you straighten your smile in just six months? At Calcagno Cosmetic and Family Dentistry, we actually offer an orthodontic solution to misalignment that corrects smiles in just a few months. You can finally achieve the even, healthy smile you’ve wanted.

FAQs: Why Do We Need Extractions?

Why do we need extractions? While a dental extraction may seem counterproductive, there are a number of scenarios where removing a tooth is essential for protecting the health and beauty of the smile. With a focus on patient comfort and employing the latest dental technology, we can perform dental extractions in a relaxed environment and… Read more »

How Do I Correct Misalingment?

Misalignment can have a major impact on your smile. People with crooked or crowded teeth may have difficulty eating, feel self-conscious about their smile, or experience a greater risk of developing TMJ disorder or bruxism (grinding or clenching the teeth). Are you asking your self: How do I correct misalignment? Fortunately, there are multiple options… Read more »

Quiz: What Causes Teeth Stains?

Why do our teeth become discolored over time? What causes teeth stains? Understanding the factors behind the yellow or brown stains that form on your teeth is the first step towards removing them. At Calcagno Cosmetic and Family Dentistry, we offer a number of cosmetic dentistry treatment options to brighten teeth.