1. “Combat Gum” To Battle Cavities in Soldiers

    NEPEAN, ONTARIO- There’s a new weapon in the battle against tooth decay- and it’s minty fresh. The United States Army has unveiled its newest creation: “combat gum.” After seven years of development, the Army is confident its specially formulated, anti-cavity gum will improve the dental heal…Read More

  2. Spring Cleaning For Your Smile

    Spring and its traditional cleaning rituals are just around the corner. When sprucing up your garage and kitchen, don’t forget about your teeth and gums! Attending routine dental appointments is the best way to ensure your smile is as fresh as the spring air. Here’s some important information re…Read More

  3. The Signs, Symptoms and Risk Factors of Oral Cancer

    OTTAWA, ONTARIO- According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, around 43,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral or pharyngeal cancer this year. Unfortunately, oral cancer is often discovered late in its development. Trillium dental, a family practice, is able to detect oral cancer during routine denta…Read More

  4. Oral Care for Seniors

    OTTAWA AND KANATA, CANADA – Aging comes with certain complications, and aging individuals may need to make changes to their oral health routine. It’s never to late to practice good oral health techniques, and oral care shouldn’t stop if you lose your teeth. Ottawa family dentistry providers Dr…Read More

  5. Missing Teeth

    On average, adults between the ages of 19 to 65 years of age have at least three missing or decayed teeth, or in some instance more. If you fall into this category, even with missing a single tooth, there is no reason not to change this condition. Missing a tooth or more do factor in a person’s sp…Read More

  6. What Is Neuromuscular Dentistry?

    If you’ve ever heard a dentist or another medical professional use the term neuromuscular dentistry, you may have wondered what exactly neuromuscular dentistry is. Essentially, neuromuscular dentistry is concerned with treating problems like bruxism and TMJ-dysfunction. In both cases, patients may…Read More

  7. Neuromuscular Help

    When you think about your smile, you’re not likely to think about its connection to the muscles in your face or neck. But if you’re experiencing headaches, cracking in your jaw, or pain in your neck or face, your smile could be at fault. Whether because of an improper bite or TMJ dysfunction—a…Read More

  8. How Tobacco Use Jeopardizes Your Oral Health

    ORLEANS AND OTTAWA, ONTARIO – Tobacco use have been linked to many diseases, including lung cancer, coronary heart disease, high blood pressure, leukemia, cervical cancer and high cholesterol. It’s evident that smoking cigarettes affect numerous aspects of your health. But how do tobacco product…Read More

  9. Don’t Fear Halloween Candy: Tips for a Tooth-Friendly Halloween

    OTTAWA, ONTARIO – When you think of Halloween, you probably think of costumes and cold weather, pumpkins and spider webs. You might be planning a costume party or gathering candy to hand out to neighborhood trick-or-treaters. Your dentist in Ottawa is thinking of your teeth. Drs. David Bartos and…Read More