Month: August 2016

Why Do Our Teeth Become Discolored?

At Calcagno Cosmetic and Family Dentistry, we can offer cosmetic treatments to improve the shade of your smile. We can recommend teeth whitening to brighten your teeth or veneers to mask discoloration. But why do our teeth become stained in the first place? Is it the food we eat or our daily habits? Understanding the… Read more »

What Are The Warning Signs Of Decay?

Patients of all ages, from children to adults, can develop tooth decay. While common, tooth decay is still a serious oral health concern and one that can eventually threaten the stability of your tooth. How do you know if you have a cavity? What are the warning signs of decay?

Do You Need Tooth Replacement?

If you’ve lost one or more teeth, then you need a tooth replacement. At Calcagno Cosmetic and Family Dentistry, we offer an advanced means of replacing missing teeth with implant technology. We can offer a lifelike and long lasting tooth replacement to restore your ability to eat and speak without difficulty, as well as the… Read more »

Do You Need Cosmetic Dentistry? Part Two

On Tuesday, we discussed when a patient might consider seeking cosmetic treatment. Today, we’re going to look at our cosmetic treatments and explain how they can improve the appearance of your smile. Remember, you can start the process of improving your smile by scheduling a free cosmetic consultation. We can then let you know if… Read more »

See How Invisalign Improves Smiles

We’ve discussed in previous blogs how Invisalign can help you achieve a more even smile without using metal braces. Today, we would like to continue this conversation by showing a specific case where we used clear aligners to help improve a patient’s smile. We want to help you enjoy a straighter and healthier smile without worrying… Read more »

Check Out Our Back-To-School Giveaway

Kids across the country are headed back to school. We always recommend kids and families have their smiles looked at before the school year starts. That way we can perform cleanings, checkups, and offer treatments before school fills your day and extracurricular activities fill your evenings. As part of our back-to-school promotion, Dr. Calcagno and… Read more »

Do You Need Cosmetic Dentistry? Part One

How do you feel about your smile’s appearance? We talk to many patients who feel less than thrilled about their smile due to various issues with their teeth’s appearance, such as discoloration or misshapen teeth. We can correct these issues with cosmetic dental care. Do you need cosmetic dentistry? How do you know if your… Read more »

How to Care for Dental Implants (Personally and Professionally)

Nature got it right when she crafted the human smile. Every component of your mouth works in tandem to function comfortably and efficiently, and together, they form an engineering marvel that would rival any man-made structure. If one element is removed, such as an extracted or lost tooth, then its replacement should meet the standards… Read more »

How Invisalign® is Different than Braces

Your smile is unique, but if your teeth are crooked (a condition known as malocclusion) and you wish to correct them, then you are not alone. If that wish is a bit tempered by the prospect of wearing metal braces, then you are also not alone. Fortunately, you may be able to achieve the straighter,… Read more »

FAQs About Ceramic Crowns

Most people know what a dental crown is, or at least have a good idea. Even if they’ve never had one placed, crowns are common enough that nearly everyone knows someone who has had one placed. Still, not everyone knows how far the dental restorations have progressed over the years. Unlike older versions of dental… Read more »