1. How To Keep Your Gums Healthy

    Gum disease can crop up at any time, bringing painful symptoms with it. As with many other health conditions, prevention is key when it comes to gingivitis and periodontal disease. At Trillium Dental, we encourage patients to maintain good oral hygiene habits and make regular trips to their family d…Read More

  2. Consequences Of Lip Biting And Other Nervous Habits

    Lots of people have nervous habits, such as lip biting, cheek chewing, nail biting, and pencil chewing. Though they may seem harmless, these habits can be detrimental to your oral health, leading to issues with your bite (occlusion) and/or the temporomandibular joints on either side of your jaw. At …Read More

  3. Wisdom Tooth Removal Aftercare: Part 2

    If you read part one of this blog series, you know how to control bleeding after wisdom tooth removal surgery, as well as the importance of staying hydrated and taking your medication. Here, our dentists will provide a few more tips to get you on the fast track to recovery in the days after your ora…Read More

  4. Wisdom Tooth Removal Aftercare: Part 1

    Wisdom tooth removal is a right of passage that many teens and young adults must go through, though it isn’t the most fun transition into adulthood. In fact, many people dread wisdom tooth extractions, partly due to the anesthesia, and partially because of the recovery period. We’ll be the first…Read More

  5. 5 Benefits Of Having Straight Teeth

    Have you ever dreamed of having straighter teeth? Maybe you’re self conscious about the appearance of your smile, or you have a hard time brushing and flossing thoroughly because you have crooked teeth. Perhaps you suffer from TMJ pain, and you’ve been told that your misaligned jaw has a lot to …Read More

  6. Tips For Preventing Oral Cancer

    Oral cancer is a serious disease that affects many people across the globe, particularly cigarette smokers and people with a family history of cancer. Though there is a genetic factor involved, there are several things you can do to prevent the development of oral cancer, which we will outline in th…Read More

  7. How To Talk To Your Child About The Dentist

    Talking to your child about the dentist, doctor, or any other medical profession isn’t always easy, as children have very vivid imaginations that can develop into fears if concepts are not explained in a way they understand. Because of this, parents often find themselves between a rock and a hard …Read More

  8. CEREC® Crowns Vs. Traditional Dental Crowns

    Dental crowns have been used for decades as a way to protect and restore damaged teeth, rather than extracting them altogether. They offer reinforcement for cracked or broken teeth, and they are always used to “cap” teeth that have undergone root canal treatment for added protection. Without den…Read More

  9. Got Gingivitis? Here’s What To Do

    Gingivitis is the earliest stage of gum disease, which can progress into periodontitis (periodontal disease) if it goes untreated by your family dentist. However, it’s not all bad news if you start to notice the signs and symptoms of gingivitis — in fact, many patients are able to reverse gingiv…Read More

  10. At-Home Teeth Whitening Advice

    These days, there are thousands of different teeth whitening kits and treatments to choose from, making it hard to determine how to safely and effectively whiten your teeth at home. For example, there are natural teeth whitening treatments that involve baking soda and hydrogen peroxide, there are ov…Read More