1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 5 Fast Facts About Dental Implants

    Dental implants are a fascinating piece of dental technology, and they have helped billions of people worldwide regain the strength and appearance of their teeth. When a tooth is missing or severely decayed, our dentists can replace them with strong titanium posts that bind with the underlying jawbo…Read More

  5. What You Should Know About TMJ Disorder

    TMJ dysfunction (also known as TMJ disorder, TMJD, or TMD) is a common problem that many people face, causing them to seek TMJ treatment at their local dental clinic or doctor’s office. Despite the prevalence of TMJ disorder, there are no standard medications or remedies for this condition, which …Read More

  6. How Smoking Cigarettes Affects Your Oral Health: Part 2

    In our last blog post, we discussed some of the major ways smoking cigarettes and chewing tobacco negatively affect your oral health, like by increasing your risk of developing periodontal disease and oral cancer. Now that you have a solid understanding of how these carcinogens attack the oral cavit…Read More

  7. How Smoking Cigarettes Affects Your Oral Health: Part 1

    Most people know that smoking cigarettes and chewing tobacco is bad for their oral health, but many do so anyway. Perhaps it is because they wanted to look cool in front of their teenage friends and formed an addiction over the years, or maybe it’s because they find comfort in the act of smoking w…Read More

  8. Benefits Of Porcelain Veneers

    Porcelain veneers are frequently used in the world of cosmetic dentistry, as they offer a quick, painless, and affordable solution to many aesthetic dental concerns. At Trillium Dental, we are pleased to offer porcelain veneers at each of our eight dental clinics in Ottawa, including Alta Vista, Dow…Read More

  9. Tips For Establishing Good Oral Hygiene Habits

    For many people, oral health is an out-of-sight, out-of-mind concept — that is, until something goes wrong, such as a tooth cavity or the early signs of gum disease. As we’re sure you’ve heard many times before, prevention is key when it comes to dental problems and oral infections, which is w…Read More

  10. What Is Sedation Dentistry?

    In the world of dentistry, we commonly use different types of sedation for a number of reasons. For some patients, a mild sedative is beneficial to help ease nervousness or a dental phobia, and for others, local anesthesia is used to numb areas in the mouth before undergoing dental treatment. In som…Read More