Clean Your Smile Using These 10 Brushing Tips

At Drs. Timothy Ross & Susan Chmiel, we know how important balancing daily oral care with regular six-month dental checkups in Franklin, Wisconsin is to a lifetime of healthy smiles. And since nothing is as elemental as cleaning your teeth, today we are sharing some brushing basics for you to enjoy. Let’s begin!   Tip #1 Don’t use hard-bristles when... 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 with a frayed end. Toothbrushes have evolved since then. The... 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 have some of these same questions, too. Q: What is... read more »