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James C. Calcagno, DDS

General & Cosmetic Dentistry

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831.475.4100

flossProper home care can greatly improve ones oral and physical health. Adequate plaque removal can improve the breath, reduce the risk of dental decay, prevent gingivitis, and periodontal disease.

Some people experience dry mouth and dental sensitivity. Dry mouth can cause the plaque to calcify into tarter quicker and can increase the risk of dental cavities. Regular dental hygiene visits are important for achieving and maintaining a healthy mouth. In order to achieve optimum oral health, we find the following to work the best.


  • Brush teeth with a Oral B powered toothbrush after meals.
  • Floss after meals
  • Use a water flosser by Water pik at least 1-2 x day (especially before bed)
  • Use a tongue scrapper daily
  • Dry mouth care: Biotene products, Salease lozenges, and sipping on water through out the day can all help moisturize the mouth.
  • Dental sensitivity: MI paste ( calcium phosphate) or fluoride gel used with a delivery tray can be worn for 30 minutes as directed to reduce and prevent sensitivity.
  • Cavity prevention: Tooth pastes containing fluoride, MI paste (calcium phosphate paste), fluoride mouth rinses, and Dentease lozenges.

Client Testimonials

As always!!!...the best care a patient can receive. Dr. Calcagno, you and your staff have my healthcare at the top of your mission. Thank you for a wonderful visit and keeping my smile, smiling!!! Enjoy your work days and keep those smiles coming.5stars
I love this dental office! The whole office is so professional yet super friendly. The office staff sets the tone by knowing exactly who you are when you walk in the door. The hygienist does the best job ever, and the doctor is super friendly at the same time explaining the best course of action to correct any problems without feeling any pressure. I highly recommend this dental office!5stars

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Dr Calcagno has been my dentists for over 20 years. He and his entire staff will always spend time to have everything explained to you and what all the possible options are. They will treat you like family, need I say more!5stars
I always have a great experience at Dr. Calcagno's office. Dr. Calcagno and his Staff are always very caring and positive. It is a wonderful environment and always love to go back to his office. They have taken care of all my dental needs and go above and beyond for their clients. 5stars
Always satisfied with the expert service from Dr. Calcagno and his very qualified staff.5stars

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As always, a very pleasant, relaxing visit..this team is the best! And Dr.Calcagno their suburb leader!5stars
My dental hygenist does an excellent job of cleaning my teeth in a thorough and efficient manner. The dentist exam is also thorough and I appreciate that he keeps me informed about areas of concern and what his plan of action is.5stars
The dental asst always makes me feel so comfortable so my anticipation is never stressful. I thought i was going to need a crown or at the least a new filling but he was able to repair the tooth... Thank you Dr. Calcagno and staff.5stars

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The entire staff is excellent in delivering the highest quality dental care under the guidance of Dr. Calcagno. I drive from San Jose to see the Calcagno team. They are, far and away, the very best.5stars
Camille is very professional and excellent at what she does. She always makes me feel comfortable. Recently, someone tried to recruit my husband and I to their dental practice. I told my husband; "no Camille, no deal!" My experience with Dr. Calcagno and his staff has made the experience of "going to the dentist," pleasurable. Thank you.5stars

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