Category: Toothbrush

Keep Your Toothbrush Clean For Greater Brushing

Keeping your toothbrush clean will enhance the quality of your tooth brushing and promote oral health. Our mouths are guilty of exposing our toothbrushes to hundreds of types of bacteria, but storing toothbrushes in bathrooms can also potentially expose them to additional germs. Your Rochester dentists, Dr. Janet Calgano and Dr. Kara Heimer, share some… Read more »

Rochester, MN Pediatric Dentist: Top-Rated Baby Toothbrushes

Have you recently started brushing your baby’s teeth? Then this article may benefit you. After a baby’s first tooth erupts, dentists usually recommend that you brush their teeth with an infant toothbrush. These brushes have extra soft bristles that work perfectly for a baby’s mouth. However, finding the right brush may seem overwhelming due to… Read more »

Rochester Dentist Answers Questions About Caring for Your Child’s Smile

As a parent, you probably have a lot of questions about your child’s dental care. Between your friends’ advice and the thousands of conflicting suggestions online, you may end up with more questions than answers. In today’s blog, your Rochester dentist, Dr. Gilly Calcagno, will try to answer a few common questions and provide some… Read more »

Rochester Dentist Answers Questions About Children’s Dentistry

You want your children’s teeth to be healthy and bright. Thankfully, your Rochester dentist, Dr. Gilly Calcagno, offers the latest in children’s dentistry. We will work hard to ensure your little obtains a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums. In today’s blog, Dr. Calcagno answers questions about our approach to children’s dentistry.

Rochester Dentist Offers a Fun Quiz on Pediatric Dentistry

When was the last time you brought your little one to see Dr. Calcagno? Regular dental care helps your child’s smile stay beautiful and bright. Your Rochester dentist, Dr. Gilly Calcagno, offers the latest in pediatric dentistry to ensure your child maintains a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums. In today’s blog, Dr. Calcagno uses… Read more »

Rochester Oral Hygiene Quiz

Do you properly clean your teeth? Does your oral hygiene regimen need a tune-up? With proper oral hygiene and professional dental care, your teeth can last for a lifetime. Calcagno Cosmetic & Family Dentistry is dedicated to improving our patients’ oral health through excellent oral healthcare and patient education. We believe that through patient education,… Read more »


It is estimated that over 40 million adults in the US experience tooth sensitivity.  This is one of the most common complaints that patients report in my practice. The factors that can contribute to sensitivity are the use of whitening and tartar control toothpaste, the use of a hard bristle tooth brush, consuming acid-containing and… Read more »


This time of year a tooth brush may be given as a stocking stuffer or as a gift. I think that is a great idea for a gift that promotes health and well being. According to the Academy of General Dentists the probability of brushing during the work day increases 65% if a tooth brush… Read more »