Learning About Invisalign®

Do you long for a straighter smile when it comes to your teeth? If so, you are not alone. Many people wish they had straighter teeth. That is why Invisalign® is more popular now than ever before. Invisalign is perfect if you would like to straighten your teeth discreetly. Thanks... Read more »

Understanding Dental Implants

Dental Implants are a way for dentist’s to restore your smile if you are missing a tooth. It’s very effective when it comes to replacing teeth. Dental implants are designed to look, feel, and function just like your natural teeth. Your dentist can shape and color the implant to match... Read more »

How to Use Tooth Whitening Strips

A bright white smile makes a good first impression and can say a lot about you. Unfortunately there are a lot of things that can contribute to keeping our teeth from looking their very best. Age, tobacco use and the staining caused by foods and dark beverages can dull your... Read more »

How to Achieve a Whiter and Brighter Smile

Is your smile in desperate need for a shine? If so, look no further than our in-office teeth-whitening system. Here at Drs. Timothy Ross & Susan Chmiel, we strive to give you a radiant and confident smile. The reasons for receiving teeth-whitening treatment can vary, and some of those reasons... Read more »

The Difference between Dental Veneers and Dental Bonding

You want the best when it comes to your teeth, especially when it involves how they look. If you are looking into ways you can fix that chipped, cracked or discolored tooth, look no further. Our team is going to help by showing you two common cosmetic dental procedures that... Read more »

FAQ About Lumineers®

What are Lumineers®? Lumineers are a type of dental veneer. How thin are Lumineers? One of the traits of Lumineers is that they are much thinner than traditional dental veneers. Lumineers are nearly as thin as a contact lens, about 0.2 mm. How much preparation do Lumineers require? Because Lumineers... Read more »

Oral Health: The First Years

We all know that oral health and proper tooth care are important, and we invite you to bring your child to our dentist when they are about one year old so we can help. But did you know that there are things you can do to care for your child’s... Read more »

Six Things You Didn’t Know About Dentistry

1. The first toothbrush was manufactured in China in 1498 - Before 1498, a toothbrush didn’t have bristles. The first toothbrush with bristles was manufactured in China and was made from the hair of hogs, horses, and badgers. The first commercial toothbrush was made in 1938. 2. Periodontal disease is... Read more »

Questions You’ve Always Meant to Ask Your Dentist

Everyone has questions for their dentist at one time or another, but how often do you actually think of the questions you have while you’re sitting in the dentist chair? Probably not very often. Here is a list of the most-asked questions to dentists by their patients. Chances are, you... Read more »

Caring for Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease (more commonly called gum disease) is an inflammatory disease that can worsen and eventually destroy the gums and other structures which support the teeth. This disease is dangerous to your oral health because it is a painless infection that silently attacks, unless you seek proper treatment. Nonsurgical periodontal... Read more »