Month: September 2016

Upcoming October Events

We’ve reached the end of September! Which means the city of Rochester will be experiencing festivals, Halloween events, and other fun fall activities for the entire family to take advantage of. At Calcagno Cosmetic and Family Dentistry, we want you to be aware of the exciting events taking place in our wonderful city. In addition,… Read more »

Should I Consider OTC Whitening?

Do you have teeth that are stained with unsightly yellow or brown discoloration? We know that teeth stains can be embarrassing and that often the first place you look for a solution is at the store. Should you consider OTC whitening? While over-the-counter solutions can ease discoloration, we want to remind people that professional teeth… Read more »

Am I An Implant Candidate?

Losing your teeth can have serious consequences for your oral health, from the onset of misalignment to problems eating and speaking. You should talk to your dentist about replacing your missing teeth and restoring the health and function of your smile. Fortunately, we offer a long lasing and natural looking option for obtaining a whole… Read more »

Am I Ready For Clear Aligners?

Do you suffer from misalignment? If so, then you may be embarrassed about your smile’s appearance or even experience a greater risk of common oral health concerns. However, we can help correct misalignment using a unique and barely visible orthodontic treatment. Invisalign uses clear aligners to straighten smiles. Are you ready for clear aligners? How… Read more »

When Do You Need Extractions?

As a dentist, our goal is to do everything possible to help you preserve your natural teeth, from recommending preventive care to performing restorative treatments. However, in rare cases the best option for safeguarding the health of your smile may be to remove a tooth. When do you need extractions? Will the tooth removal process… Read more »

Latest Events In Rochester

Each week, we like to take time in our blog to remind our patients about upcoming events and festivals taking place in Rochester, MN. There is so much the city has to offer for people of all ages. Enjoy the break in the hot weather and see what’s available for you and your friends or… Read more »

Can I Prevent Cavities?

Dental cavities are widespread, impacting people of all ages from across the nation. Without proper care and attention, your teeth can develop tooth decay, leading to discomfort and over time, a risk of serious complications. Fortunately, you can take steps to help prevent cavities and protect your smile from discomfort or in serious cases, tooth… Read more »

How Do I Avoid Gingivitis?

When your gums become inflamed, you can develop gingivitis. Without treatment, this inflammation can soon lead to the onset of gum disease. Over time, periodontal disease can lead to a number of uncomfortable symptoms, as well as a greater risk of adult tooth loss. How do you avoid gingivitis? What can you do to protect… Read more »

Clear Aligners Or Braces? A Quiz

Misalignment can impact your oral health, increasing the risk of everything from tooth decay and gum disease to TMJ disorder and bruxism. However, addressing the issue with metal braces can make some teens and adults hesitant. Which option will work best correct your misalignment, clear aligners or braces? How do these two options differ?

A Q&A About Cosmetic Dentistry

At Calcagno Cosmetic and Family Dentistry, we want to help our patients obtain beautiful smiles. To accomplish this, we offer an array of cosmetic treatments, from professional teeth whitening to porcelain veneers. Do you have questions about cosmetic dentistry? Interested in learning more about improving the beauty of your teeth?