1. Laser Procedure Offers Painless Gum Disease Treatment

    If you’ve ever scratched your gums with an ice cube or crunchy chip, you know gums are sensitive. That’s why we at Trillium Dental, a trusted provider of dentistry in the Kanata area, take a gentler approach to gum disease treatment. LANAP stands for Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure, and …Read More

  2. Easing Dental Phobia with Sedation Dentistry

    If you’re one of the millions of Canadians who avoid dental visits each year because of anxiety, you could be putting yourself at greater risk for cavities, gum disease, or tooth decay. That’s why Trillium Dental offers sedation dentistry as one of our services. Now, anxiety doesn’t have to st…Read More

  3. Sedation Dentistry Part One: What Are My Options?

    Dental anxiety is a very real problem, and one that keeps millions of patients from seeking regular care each year. That’s why Trillium Dental offers sedation dentistry. With sedation dentistry, patients who have put off checkups and cleanings in the past because of anxiety can finally experience …Read More

  4. Teeth Whitening

    You brush. You floss. You use over-the-counter products and follow the directions exactly. Why, then, are your teeth still dull and discolored? For most adults, at home care simply isn’t enough to whiten teeth. Trillium Dental offers both in-office and take-home teeth whitening for bright, beautif…Read More

  5. 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 dental examinations. M…Read More

  6. Tooth Decay

    Tooth decay is caused by cavities which are holes created from the collection of bacteria on the teeth. Bacteria stems from the food and drink that a person consumes that are high in acids and sugars. Furthermore, an individual that has cavities lacks proper cleaning techniques that adds to the abil…Read More

  7. Tooth Erosion

    Tooth erosion is when the outer layers of enamel diminish. This is caused by acids contained in certain foods that we may eat. The enamel is the hard outer coating of the teeth. It protects the underlying dentine. When the enamel deteriorates, it can expose the dentine and cause both sensitivity and…Read More

  8. Unattractive Smile

    Very few people are born with perfect teeth, and in this respect, fewer are blessed with a perfect smile. This means that the majority of people have to contend with their genetic makeup when dealing with their teeth. What they contend with is crooked teeth, uneven sized teeth, open bites and so on.…Read More

  9. It’s Not Too Late to Straighten Your Teeth

    It’s common for adults to think of tooth alignment as a teen issue. You might think wearing braces as a 30-, 40- or even 50-year-old is undesirable, but traditional braces aren’t your only option for alignment. Straighter teeth will improve your self-esteem and your dental health, and it’s pro…Read More