Whether you endured a sports injury or bit down on a peach pit, your teeth can become chipped or broken. Unfortunately, a damaged tooth increases the risk of tooth decay or dental infection. Your Rochester dentist, Dr. Gilly Calcagno, offers a number of cosmetic and restorative techniques to return your broken tooth to full function… Read more »
Category: Porcelain Crowns
Dental crowns come in myriad of types; from metal to porcelain and ceramic, patients can choose any number of crown materials. However, as far as ceramic crowns go, four main types dominate the market: porcelain-fused-to-metal (or PFM), E-max, zirconia and all-ceramic. Here, Dr. Gilly Calcagno, your Rochester, MN dentist describes the different types of ceramic… Read more »
At some point, nearly all of us may develop a painful cavity. When this occurs, treatment is necessary to prevent infection and protect your tooth. In today’s blog, your Rochester dentist, Dr. Gilly Calcagno, answers common questions about the causes of cavities and offers treatment options.
At some point in our lives, many of us will experience a broken tooth. Whether the result of an unfortunate sport’s injury or biting down on a popcorn kernel, our teeth can become fractured or chipped. Thankfully, your Rochester dentist, Dr. Gilly Calcagno, offers the latest in cosmetic dentistry to repair damaged teeth. In today’s… Read more »
Over time, our teeth can become damaged due to variety of dental issues, including injury, tooth decay, and gum disease. Without treatment, our teeth may become infected, forming a dental abscess and eventually, requiring removal. In order to safeguard smiles and prevent extraction, we offer dental crowns. A crown restores a tooth and protects a… Read more »
Have you ever broken a tooth? Whether you were biting down on a popcorn kernel or experienced a sport’s injury, many of us have damaged our teeth. Thankfully, your Rochester dentist, Dr. Gilly Calcagno, offers treatment for broken teeth. In today’s blog, Dr. Calcagno explains the importance of restoring a chipped tooth.
When was the last time you went to the dentist? Keeping your smile beautiful and bright requires regular dental care. Your Rochester dentist, Dr. Gilly Calcagno, offers an array of general, restorative, and cosmetic dental procedures to help our patients maintain a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums. In today’s blog, Dr. Calcagno discusses a… Read more »
The inception of crown (or cap) placement dates back thousands of years to ancient Egyptian times. While their crowns were made of gold and were meant to showcase wealth, today crowns reinforce weaker teeth for improved oral function. Furthermore, technological advancements have made these restorative dental repairs practically undetectable to the untrained eye. With the… Read more »
At some point in our lives, many of us will damage a tooth. Whether by accident, such as a sport’s injury, or as a result of decay, our teeth can become damaged with cracks or chips. In addition to causing people to feel self-conscious about their appearance, damaged teeth also increase the risk of tooth… Read more »
People suffering from advanced tooth decay or oral trauma often require dental crowns to restore their smile. Your Rochester dentist, Dr. Gilly Calcagno, provides patients who require crowns a natural looking and durable option. In today’s blog, Dr. Calcagno discusses the benefits of our innovative porcelain crowns.