Contemporary Dentistry Blog

Is Juice Good for Your Teeth?

The Washington Post recently ran an Op-Ed by diabetes specialists on the health dangers of fruit juice, which stand in marked contrast to the perception that juice is healthy. The authors did a good job [...]

What Porcelain Veneers Can Do

Porcelain veneers are great cosmetic dentistry restorations. They produce attractive, long-lasting results. These attractive results can be subtle or dramatic, depending on whether you want your new smile to stand out or blend in. But [...]

Sometimes an Electric Toothbrush Can Save Your Smile

Preventive dentistry is the best approach to preserving your teeth from decay, damage, and loss. For many people, an electric toothbrush can really improve toothbrushing, and can lead to cleaner teeth and gums. In the [...]

How Rochester Helped Create the Dental Hygienist Profession

These days, we assume that a [link id='1957' text='routine checkup'] by the dentist also includes some time with the dental hygienist, who will clean our teeth and help the dentist spot developing trouble in our [...]

Did America’s Quest for the Perfect Smile Begin over the Rainbow?

These days dentistry and even cosmetic dentistry is so readily available that many people forget it wasn’t always the case. In fact, there was a time when most Americans didn’t have access to a dentist, [...]

Dr. Calcagno Joins Contemporary Dentistry

Dear Friends, As of Friday, March 17th, 2017, Dr. Calcagno is associated with Contemporary Dentistry, the office of Dr. Arlene Messer and Dr. Anna Belous. This transition gives Dr. Calcagno and his patients access to [...]

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