Category: Adult Braces

Do I Need Clear Braces or Metal Braces?

Did you know you have options when it comes to treating misalignment? Many people assume traditional metal orthodontics is the only choice for correcting uneven teeth. However, recent advances can allow some people to enjoy clear smile correction. Which will best benefit your smile, clear braces or metal braces?

What Do You Know About Invisalign?

You already know that misalignment can have a negative impact on your appearance. From avoiding pictures to hesitation to show the world your smile, misalignment can reduce your quality of life. However, uneven teeth can also increase the risk of tooth decay, gum disease, and even TMJ disorder. Fortunately, there is a practically invisible option… Read more »

Quiz: Invisalign Clear Braces

Straightening crooked teeth these days isn’t the same as it used to be, or how many people believe it still is. When your teeth are out of alignment–a condition known as malocclusion–you may find a more comfortable, more discreet solution with Invisalign Clear Braces. For most adult patients with mild to moderate malocclusion, Invisalign can… Read more »

Six Month Smiles

Are you an adult that has been self-conscious about having crooked teeth but are too embarrassed to wear traditional wire braces? Today there are a number of alternative treatments. You can straighten your teeth and enhance your smile in less than half the time of traditional braces and without the embarrassment. Today, your Rochester MN general… Read more »

Try Our Invisalign Quiz

When you have misaligned teeth, you require orthodontic treatment in order to enjoy an even smile. At Calcagno Cosmetic and Family Dentistry, your Rochester MN dentists offer a clear alternative to braces with Invisalign. As you can see from our before and after pictures, this unique clear braces system can improve the alignment of your… Read more »

FAQs: Straighter Smiles in Just Six Months

We all want a beautiful smile that we proudly show the world. Unfortunately, for many people misalignment stands between them and optimal dental health. To obtain a stunning smile, you may require orthodontic treatment. At Calcagno Cosmetic and Family Dentistry, your Rochester MN dentists can help you enjoy an even smile with the innovative Six… Read more »

Quiz: What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

Dr. Calcagno and Dr. Heimer understand the importance of a beautiful smile. Stained, uneven, or damaged teeth can hurt your appearance and cause embarrassment. To correct common esthetic problems, your Rochester dentists offer cosmetic dentistry. With cosmetic dentistry, you can enjoy a beautiful smile again.

The Facts About Invisalign® Clear Braces

The concern over crooked teeth can usually be divided into two categories; how your crooked teeth look and function, and how straightening them will affect your daily life. In the past, the only recourse for straightening crooked teeth was through orthodontic braces, which utilize brackets and wires to gently move your teeth into more desirable… Read more »

Considering Adult Braces? You’re in Good Company

According to a New York Times article in 2012, the number of adults obtaining braces or some other teeth straightening treatment has increased 58 percent from 1994 to 2010. It rose from 680,000 to 1.1 million annually. Braces are no longer something only for teenagers. With improvements in design and successful results, more and more… Read more »

Clearing Up the Facts about Invisalign

It’s very common for anyone, but especially adults, to experience trepidation regarding the idea of straightening teeth with traditional orthodontics. Metal bracket-and-wire braces look out of place after a certain age. If this is the only option for you, you should certainly absolve yourself of embarrassment and remind yourself that your time with braces will… Read more »