This Summer, Protect Yourself with Root Canal Therapy

This summer, protect yourself with root canal therapy. In some cases, teeth cannot be saved, and order to prevent further harm from occurring to your mouth, root canals must be used to remove the pulp from teeth, which may have become infected. Common causes that typically necessitate root canal treatments... Read more »

Dental Crown Placement: What to Expect

Dr. Ross and Dr. Chmiel may suggest a dental crown in Franklin, Wisconsin, if one of your teeth is damaged or badly decayed. A dental crown is a custom-made cap that is placed over a tooth to restore its strength, shape, size, and appearance. A dental crown may be recommended... Read more »

A Dental Bridge & How it Can Help

Have you lost one or more teeth? To restore your smile, ask Dr. Ross and Dr. Chmiel about a dental bridge in Franklin, Wisconsin. A dental bridge can close a gap in your smile by replacing a missing tooth or teeth. What are the advantages of dental bridges? Dental bridges... Read more »

What Is the Benefit of Fluoride?

Fluoride is a mainstay in our society for its potential benefits to our teeth. Fluoride has even been added to the public water supply. However, many individuals are unaware what exactly it is that fluoride does. Your tooth enamel is a hard layer on your teeth designed to protect them,... Read more »

Warning Symptoms of Cavities

Cavities are a common issue that patients seek treatment for from Drs. Susan Chmiel. Sometimes it can be more difficult to discern what the issue causing your teeth pain might be. Here are two of the most common cavity symptoms that accompany cavities to help you spot them. Aching Teeth... Read more »

Oral Accident and Injury Prevention Guidelines

The importance of your smile cannot be understated. Not only is it a window into your soul for the world to see, but it also facilitates speaking, eating, and chewing food properly. If one part of your mouth becomes damaged, it can have a domino effect on the rest of... Read more »

Basic Care Information to Clean and Maintain Your New Set of Dentures

Drs. Ross and Chmiel designed your dentures to fit snugly with the base structure of your gums. It is made from materials meant to be durable enough to withstand the natural rigors of biting and chewing the foods you enjoy. Even with the naturally tight fit, you might want to... Read more »

What You Should Know about Your Toothbrush

Proper dental hygiene is essential for your oral health. Your toothbrush takes a large role in your oral hygiene routine. Read on for some fun toothbrush facts: Toothbrushes are 5,000 years old. A “chew stick” was used in ancient civilizations to remove food from teeth. Chew sticks were thin twigs... Read more »

A Temporary Crown Is Made of Hard Plastic

A dental crown restoration needs two distinct stages. It starts by removing the tooth enamel layer and any lingering decay or damaged structures. This leaves behind a post-like structure known as an abutment that will eventually anchor a new crown. Then, your dentist, Dr. Susan Chmiel, will secure a hard,... Read more »

Dental Veneers Can Dazzle Your Smile

Dental veneers can dazzle your smile. They can take a great oral profile and turn it into a modern-day masterpiece of brilliance and aesthetic beauty. If you are looking for cosmetic dentistry to fix any flaws in your teeth, our office is here to assist you. With the help of... Read more »