Month: October 2016

Do You Have FAQs About Bonding?

When a patient chips a tooth we often recommend a bonding procedure. In a single visit, we can repair the tooth and help protect your smile from serious complications. Do you have questions about bonding? How should we respond to a chipped tooth?

5 Cosmetic Procedures To Improve Your Smile

Do you wish you had a more esthetically-pleasing smile? We understand, as a beautiful smile can help make a great first impression and can also be an indicator of good oral health. To address common complaints with a smile’s appearance, we offer cosmetic dentistry. With cosmetic procedures, we can improve smile beauty and help you… Read more »

How Often Should Kids See A Dentist?

Children need routine dental care to maintain healthy and happy smiles, just like adults. We offer checkups, cleanings, and preventive procedures to help safeguard young smiles against common oral health issues, such as cavities and gingivitis. How often should kids see the dentist? What happens during these visits?

The Scary Side Of Halloween

We all know Halloween is about all things spooky, from ghost stories to scary movies and creepy costumes. But what about the truly scary side of this holiday? With all the candy that kids and adults consume, there is often a higher risk of developing tooth decay. How do you avoid cavities? What can you… Read more »

Spooky Fun In Rochester

Halloween week is here! Children and adult alike will be dressing in costumes, attending parties, and unfortunately, eating way too much candy. There are a ton of fun family events available this week and weekend. In addition, we want everyone to remember to brush, floss, and drink plenty of water to limit the risk of… Read more »

Do Dental Crowns Look Natural?

The appearance of your smile is important. Many of our patients feel a beautiful smile can be a source of renewed confidence. However, receiving a restoration can make a patient feel nervous. Patients often wonder how the restoration will impact their appearance. Fortunately, we can place natural looking dental crowns to restore teeth.

How Are Veneers Placed?

When a patient comes to us with multiple cosmetic issues, we look for treatment options to improve the appearance of his/her teeth and gums. In some cases, we can actually use one esthetically pleasing treatment to address several different cosmetic complaints: porcelain veneers. How are veneers placed? What problems do they address?

What Makes Implants Different?

Yesterday, we discussed how Dr. Calcagno can restore dental implants with lifelike dental crowns. Today, we’re going to look a little more in depth at this unique tooth replacement option. What makes implants different from bridges and dentures? What benefits do they offer when compared to traditional prosthetics?

How Do You Restore Dental Implants?

If you lose one or more teeth, then we may help replace them with dental implants. We will work with a talented oral surgeon, who will place the implant portion directly into the jaw. There, the implant bonds with the jaw like a natural tooth root, stimulating jawbone growth and protecting your facial structure. However,… Read more »

Are You A Candidate For Dental Implants?

Have you lost one or more teeth? When you lose teeth you may need to talk to your dentist about a possible solution. Tooth loss can lead to a number of oral health complications, including an older appearance. To replace a lost tooth, we may recommend a dental implant. Are you a candidate for dental… Read more »