The right approach to oral health care should focus on consistent and thorough practices to brush and floss your teeth. These efforts protect you against the oral bacteria that can gather and multiply on your smile, and also help you fight the accumulation of food particles that can serve as food sources for these bacteria…. Read more »
This year marks the 32nd Annual Event ‘Taste of the Town’ put on by the Salvation Army. As a culinary and fundraising event, Taste of the Town pulls 30 restaurants together to provide sample dishes for the community of Rochester. Not only can you taste the culinary works of delicious local restaurants, you can participate… Read more »
With Father’s Day around the corner, you’re probably searching for the perfect gift for dad. At Calcagno Cosmetic and Family Dentistry, we can offer the gift of a noticeably brighter smile. With our Father’s Day Special, we’re offering free professional teeth whitening.
At Calcagno Cosmetic and Family Dentistry we look forward to reminding our patients about upcoming events in the Rochester, MN area. This weekend there will be a number of fun family activities you can take advantage of. Enjoy a little time outside in the beautiful spring weather.
Do you suffer from advanced tooth loss? According to research from the American Association of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgeons, by age 74 over 26% of American adults are missing all of their teeth. Once this occurs, many people feel they have no choice but to turn to traditional dentures. In addition to requiring messy adhesives,… Read more »
Dentures have come a long way since their inception in 700 BC. We no longer use the a smorgasbord of animal and human teeth to create this prosthetics; however, dentures are not always the most secure tooth replacement available. Dentures have been known to fall out, slip during wear, and can even make eating a… Read more »
Choosing to eat an apple for a snack, or packing one in our child’s lunchbox, seems like a no-brainer. An apple a day keeps the doctor away, as the old saying goes. What about the dentist, though? Long thought to be a healthy option that could even be considered a substitute for brushing your teeth,… Read more »
A recent study conducted in Great Britain by the agency Bray Leino found that when it comes to patient trust, dentists are winning the game. In dentistry, the relationship between dentist and patient is one that must be carefully maintained in order to achieve optimal results. At Calcagno Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, we respect the… Read more »
Maintaining a healthy mouth starts with practicing good oral hygiene. That means brushing twice a day, flossing at least once, and making regular visits to your Rochester dentist for dental cleanings every six months. But that’s not all you can do to make sure that your mouth stays happy and healthy. The food you eat… Read more »
Have you ever had a toothache? In most cases, a toothache indicates severe tooth decay because the bacteria has eaten through the outer structures of teeth and infected the sensitive interior tissues. Inside your teeth exists nerve endings and pulp that contains cellular material inside a natural cavity called the root canal. As the bacteria… Read more »