Category: Just for Fun

The Minnesota Children’s Museum

Are you finding the weather a bit too cold? Warm up inside the Minnesota Children’s Museum. There is plenty to keep your young ones occupied. Whether your children are preschool-age or older, there is something for everyone. You can occupy your preschoolers during the week, and take your older children on weekends. It is easy… Read more »

Extra Sweet New Year’s Treat

Have you had all of the apple pie, pumpkin pie, and spiced treats you can handle? Are you surprised that you are somehow still managing to crave yet one more sweet indulgence before the holiday festivities are through? We suggest you take a bit of a detour and reach for a cherry brownie bite that… Read more »

Fun Facts About Your Dental Health!

Broken skin heals, broken bones mend, and cut hair grows back (if you’re lucky), so why don’t teeth regenerate themselves if lost, or at least heal themselves when damaged? The fact that they don’t possess self-repair cells is but one little-known fact about the interesting world of teeth. For more fun dental health facts, keep… Read more »

Celebrate Ag Days with a 6k Run in Spring Valley

The Ag Days are a time to celebrate all that agriculture offers us. This year, the Ag Days in Spring Valley will be held from August 12-17, and will include a number of shows, celebrations, and family-fun activities, such as the annual Ag Days run. Starting at 8:00 am on Saturday, August 16, this year’s… Read more »

Rochester Dental Practice Golfs For Local Charity

Your Rochester dentists, Dr. Calcagno and Dr. Heimer, treat patients with compassion and respect while delivering expert dental care. They and their friendly staff participate in community events in Rochester, MN, supporting important causes and giving back to the community. On July 25th, their Practice Administrator participated in the annual Ronald McDonald House Charity golf… Read more »

Olmsted County Fair in Rochester Ends Sunday, July 27th

Dr. Gilly Calcagno and Dr. Kara Heimer hope their patients are enjoying the remainder of their summer with some enjoyable community events. They would like to share information about a fun Rochester event happening right now until Sunday, July 27th. The Olmsted County Fair began Monday, July 21st, at 1403 Third Ave SE in Rochester,… Read more »

Summer Market and Music Festival Thursdays in Rochester, MN

Right here in Rochester, Dr. Gilly Calcagno and Dr. Kara Heimer provide compassionate, expert dental care for the entire family. They focus on preventive care while also providing top-notch cosmetic and restorative dentistry. Their services include Invisalign, Six Month Smiles, single day crowns, and implants. Read on to learn about a fun community event occurring… Read more »

The History of the Tooth Fairy

When your child loses a baby tooth, he or she probably puts it under the pillow and eagerly waits to find money in its place the next morning. It seems a timeless ritual as old as childhood itself. However, if you have ever stopped to think about it, the tooth fairy is a fascinating cultural… Read more »

Dr. Calcagno Talks about the AAWD

The AAWD, or the American Association of Women Dentists, has been in operation since the late 1800s and continues to thrive. In the association, female dentists work together to support one another in business and as professional health care providers. Dr. Gilly Calcagno, your Rochester, MN female dentist, shares some interesting information about the AAWD… Read more »

Rochester, MN General Dentist Explains the Functions of Teeth

Every component within the oral cavity has a purpose—especially the teeth. From the hard to soft tissues, each part works together cohesively for optimum functionality. In fact, when one component isn’t working correctly, the other parts suffer. However, today, we will concentrate on just the function of teeth. In the following fun and informative article,… Read more »