James C. Calcagno, DDS

General & Cosmetic Dentistry

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Santa Cruz Dentist Dr. James Calcagno supports the following organizations:


Academy of General Dentistry


agdThe Academy of General Dentistry's mission is to serve the needs and represent the interest of general dentists, to promote the oral health of the public, and to foster continued proficiency of general dentists through quality continuing dental education in order to better serve the public.

Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry


uofpDr. James Calcagno is proud member, supporter and friend of the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry Alumni Association. An exemplary educator, practitioner and leader, Dr. Arthur A. Dugoni served as dean of the dental school from 1978-2006 and is one of the most respected figures in the dental profession.


University of the Pacific


University of the PacificDr. James Calcagno is an alumni of the University of the Pacific Stockton and continues his support through the alumni association.



dientesThe mission of Dientes is to create lasting oral health for the underserved children and adults of Santa Cruz County and neighboring communities. Recently Dr. Calcagno was presented with a community leadership award for his service in the Dientes program.

Dentistry for Veterans


The Mission of Dentistry4Vets is to provide quality dental care and dental hygiene to eligible veterans living in Monterey, Santa Cruz, and San Benito Counties.

Friends of Hospice Santa Cruz County


Friends of Hospice was founded in 1984 by ten inspired community volunteers. Now with over 50 dedicated volunteers, the Friends’ mission remains the same: to raise funds in support of Hospice of Santa Cruz County.

Cabrillo Gals Softball Team


Dr. James Calcagno is proud to be sponsoring the Cabrillo Gals Softball Team again this year. If you have not seen them play be sure to catch a game this season!

Big Stick Logjam



Dr. James Calcagno is proud to be sponsoring the Big Stick Logjam surf competition!

Racing For Research



Dr. Calcagno participated in the Zero Breast Cancer event “Racing for Research” to help raise awareness and money for breast cancer research. The race was held at the Sonoma Raceway and was a very successful event.

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Client Testimonials

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


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


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


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