Month: November 2015

What’s So Great About A Checkup?

The American Dental Association recommends people of all ages have their teeth thoroughly examined at least once every six months. What’s so great about a checkup? Why do we need one so frequently? Even if you brush and floss daily you still need to have a dentist examine your smile. Doing so can help you… Read more »

Brighten Your Smile For The Holidays

The holiday season is now in full swing. Between Thursday and upcoming celebrations you will be interacting with friends and family, some of which you haven’t seen in a long time. Of course, you want to look your best and make a great impression. To do this, you may want a brighter smile. Fortunately, there… Read more »

Do You Have Missing Teeth?

Do you have missing teeth? Have you lost one or possibly more teeth? If so, they you are aware of how this changes the appearance of your smile or can lead to difficulty eating or being understood clearly. You may not realize this also impacts your oral health. Fortunately, we offer strong and lifelike options… Read more »

Tips For A Healthy Thanksgiving

In just a few days many of us will be joining our friends and family for a Thanksgiving celebration. In between the meals and conversation, you should take steps to protect your oral health. There are a number of tips for a healthy Thanksgiving. With these simple preventive steps you can help protect your smile… Read more »

Can I Prevent Gum Disease?

Did you know that studies from the Centers for Disease Control show 42.7% of adults experience some form of periodontal disease? Over time, the disease can weaken your oral health and increase the risk of adult tooth loss. Can you prevent gum disease? Many people are surprised to learn that routine oral maintenance can actually… Read more »

How Does The Doctor Detect Cavities?

Only about 1-2% of the population is immune to dental caries. This means that there is a good chance you will develop a cavity at some point in your life. How does the doctor detect cavities? With the right tools the doctor can identify a problem in the earliest stages, improving the health of your… Read more »

Thanksgiving Events In Rochester

At Calcagno Cosmetic and Family Dentistry, we like to remind our patients about upcoming events in our community. Next week, many families will be celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday. There are a lot of opportunities in our community for the entire family to get together and have some fun.

Is It Time For a Root Canal?

If you have serious discomfort in your tooth, the kind that makes eating difficult, then it may be time for a root canal. We often recommend endodontic treatment to repair fractured teeth and address dental infections. Treating an infection can help save the tooth and avoid potential extraction. We take steps to ensure the procedure… Read more »

Do You Want Invisalign Or Six Month Smiles?

Do you have uneven teeth? If so, then you need orthodontic treatment, not just to improve the appearance of your smile but your overall health as well. At Calcagno Cosmetic and Family Dentistry we offer two different treatment options for improving alignment. We will examine your smile and help you decide which one fits you… Read more »

Do You Need Veneers Or Bonding?

Do you wish you had a more beautiful smile? Do you have teeth that have poor esthetics due to chips or being malformed? If so, then you need cosmetic treatment to improve the esthetic appeal of your smile. We have a number of procedures available to improve the beauty of your teeth, such as veneers… Read more »