Month: June 2016

Should I Be Afraid of a Root Canal?

Every tooth has at least one root through which the jawbone feeds the tooth minerals and nutrients. This root and its internal canal are connected to the pulp, or chamber, at the middle of the tooth, which contains the nerves and blood vessels. Root canal treatment is designed to save a tooth when infection (or… Read more »

How Implants Make Replacement Teeth Better

Hopefully, you realize that your mouth works best when it’s full of teeth. To that end, you have a variety of options for replacing lost teeth, whether you’re missing one, several, or all of them. With today’s advanced techniques and materials, your replacement teeth can be custom-designed and carefully crafted to resemble your natural smile,… Read more »

Oral-Systemic Health – Gum Disease and Respiratory Troubles

Left untreated, gum disease has serious consequences, not the least of which is the destruction of your gums and jawbone. In fact, the extensive damage of unchecked gum disease makes it the number one cause of adult tooth loss in the United States today. Nevertheless, tooth loss and the diminished confidence of a gapped smile… Read more »

How Tooth Loss and Tooth Replacement Work

Since it happens often as we grow older, many people believe that tooth loss is just another part of aging. However, adult teeth are referred to as permanent because they were meant to last a lifetime. A full set of teeth is essential to proper biting, chewing, and speaking, as well as your confidence in… Read more »

How To Fix Common Cosmetic Issues

We know that issues with your smile’s appearance aren’t just limited to teeth stains. We also understand how important a beautiful smile can be. We have an array of treatment options designed to help fix common cosmetic issues, changing your smile for the better. In fact, oftentimes repairing the cosmetic problems also aid in improving… Read more »

Why Does My Jaw Pop?

Did you know that a popping or crackling sensation in your jaw could be a warning sign of a serious problem? You may be experiencing the common warning signs of TMJ disorder, also known as TMD. Fortunately, we can treat this disorder with comfortable and minimally invasive treatment options.

Do You Have Questions About Cosmetic Treatment?

Cosmetic dentistry employs procedures designed to improve the appearance of your smile. We can use them to help you enjoy a more attractive smile and hopefully, greater self-confidence in your appearance. Do you have questions about cosmetic treatment? Which options will best address your esthetic concerns?

What Causes Teeth Grinding?

Bruxism refers to a disorder in which a person chronically grinds his/her teeth or clenches his/her jaw, leading to damage and other oral health complications. What causes teeth grinding? At Calcagno Cosmetic and Family Dentistry, we understand the seriousness of this disorder and offer treatment options to protect your smile from further damage.

Remember Our Free Cosmetic Consultation

We understand how much a beautiful smile can impact a patient. We know that a beautiful smile is more than just a visual improvement, but often an indicator of improved oral health. We want to make sure our new patients obtain the attractive teeth and gums they’ve dreamed of. We offer a free cosmetic consultation to… Read more »

Can You Correct Misalignment In Six Months?

An uneven smile can be a source of embarrassment and also have a negative impact on your oral health. Fortunately, we can recommend orthodontic solutions to improve the alignment of your smile. In fact, we have an esthetically pleasing option that can correct misalignment in six months. Are you ready to correct your crowded or… Read more »