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 »

The Tips You Need to Reach a Stunning Christmas Smile

Do you wish you had a bright and brilliant smile this Christmas? If so, Dr. Timothy Ross and Dr. Susan Chmiel have some tips that can help you achieve that smile goal! There are many things you can do to make your teeth and appearance more attractive. Some of those... Read more »

Extracting Wisdom Teeth Can Help Prevent Future Complications

Wisdom teeth are essentially third molars lurking in the back of the mouth as vestigial teeth leftover by the slow-moving processes of evolution. Most people have four wisdom teeth, but it is not unheard of for some individuals to have as many as six wisdom teeth, while there are some... Read more »

If You Have a Healthy Lifestyle, You Can Have a Healthy Smile

Do you want a strong, healthy, and beautiful smile? If so, it’s best to have a healthy lifestyle. Now, our Drs. Timothy Ross & Susan Chmiel team understands that that might be a difficult task if you’re not sure what a healthy lifestyle entails. So, we’re happy to help you!... Read more »

What to Do About Food Stuck in the Teeth

It’s not uncommon to get a small piece of food stuck between your teeth when you eat. In most cases, it comes free on its own. However, there are other times when you might get a tough piece of food, like a meat fiber or popcorn hull, uncomfortably stuck in... Read more »