1. What To Look For In A Cosmetic Dentist

    Here in Ottawa, there are many cosmetic dentists to choose from if you’re looking to get your teeth whitened, have a chipped tooth covered up, or invest in a total smile makeover. However, not all cosmetic dental practices are the same, and some offer better services than others. That being said, …Read More

  2. Frequently Asked Questions About Root Canals

    If you’re nervous about an upcoming root canal, you certainly aren’t alone. Lots of people have dental fears and phobias, especially when it comes to restorative dentistry procedures like root canals and tooth extractions. At Trillium Dental in Ottawa, our dentists have years of training and exp…Read More

  3. Tips For A Smooth Dental Implant Recovery

    Dental implant surgery can be intimidating for some patients, especially if they haven’t had much dental work done in the past. At Trillium Dental, our family dentists understand that any type of oral surgery can be nerve-wracking for patients, especially when it comes to procedures involving dent…Read More

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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