Month: February 2017

Do You Need Help With Gum Health?

Keeping your gums healthy is essential for avoiding very serious oral health complications, such as gingivitis or even gum disease. Often, simple preventive maintenance can be enough to protect the gums. What does this maintenance involve? Do you need help with gum health?

How Do You Practice Preventive Dentistry?

Have your ever heard the term “preventive dentistry?” This refers to procedures, as well as homecare, designed to maintain a healthy smile and avoid the onset of common oral health problems. What can you do from home to keep your smile healthy? How often should you see the dentist? Understanding preventive dentistry can help you… Read more »

March Events In Rochester

Can you believe March is next week? The year seems to be flying by! In today’s blog, we’re going to look at fun community events taking place in Rochester. We also want to remind our patients that at Calcagno Cosmetic and Family Dentistry, we’re always ready to help you enjoy a brighter smile with a… Read more »

Who Can Wear Invisalign Aligners?

Have you ever heard of Invisalign? This unique orthodontic alternative to metal braces allows patients to enjoy straighter smiles without a mouth filled with metal. But who can wear Invisalign aligners? Do you have to be a certain age or have a certain level of misalignment to benefit from clear aligners?

How Do I Keep My Kids’ Smiles Healthy?

As a parent, few things are as important as the health and happiness of your children. We understand this and offer quality children’s dentistry for little ones of all ages, from infants to teens. Besides ensuring daily brushing and flossing, what can parents do to keep their kids’ smiles healthy? What treatments do we offer… Read more »

What Do I Do After Chipping A Tooth?

Have you chipped one or more of your teeth? We understand that accidents happen and we are always available to help fix your damaged tooth. We have an array of cosmetic and restorative options for returning the tooth to optimal appearance and function. What should you do after chipping a tooth? What procedure will best… Read more »

How Natural Do Implants Look?

People often wonder how natural a dental implant actually looks. Will the new tooth actually blends seamlessly with the rest of the smile? In addition to unrivaled security, dental implants also have a very lifelike appearance. For that reason, we often recommend them when replacing one or several teeth. But what makes them so lifelike?

Invisalign Or Metal Braces?

You’re probably familiar with metal braces, which can help straighten smiles. However, we’re proud to offer an alternative to metal braces with Invisalign. Using clear aligners, we can help you enjoy a beautiful smile. Do you need Invisalign or metal braces? Which one will best address your smile?

5 Upcoming Rochester Events

At Calcagno Cosmetic and Family Dentistry, our blog accomplishes a number of different things, from informing patients about procedures to offering preventive tips for avoiding common oral health issues. We also like to use the blog to remind our patients about fun events taking place in our community. What’s coming up on Rochester this weekend?

What Does My Toothache Mean?

Whether your toothache is minor or major, its discomfort and inconvenience can ruin your day. The good news about toothaches, though, is that all of them have a cause, and therefore, all of them have a resolution. The bad news is that if you don’t treat a toothache, then the pain can grow increasingly worse,… Read more »