James C. Calcagno, DDS

General & Cosmetic Dentistry

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blog-logoDental treatment is an excellent investment in an individual's medical and psychological well being. A large percentage of the American population does not seek regular dental care. Some reasons are due to finances and/or dental fear.

Dental fear can pose as a barrier and interfere with dental needs even if that individual is insured.

Dental insurance is a wonderful thing to have and can help make dentistry more affordable. There are many people with dental coverage who do not utilize their benefits and simply loose these funds which they have paid for! Dental plans have yearly maximums and if not utilized, start over yearly.   Often times, when these patients wait too long, the once smaller dental issue has grown into a larger problem. This can lead to service fees exceeding yearly dental insurance maximums and costing patients more money out of their pockets.

Services that fall under preventative care such as routine X-rays, exams, and cleanings are often covered at 100 percent. Routine preventive care can help screen for small dental issues and address them early. Early prevention is beneficial for both those who are on a limited income and those who suffer from dental phobias. If you have any questions regarding your insurance policy or wanting to find out how to use them, we have knowledgeable insurance specialists who can answer your questions.

Written by: Camile Periat, RDH and Melany Ratto

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


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


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