As a family dental clinic, we practice general dentistry everyday at Trillium Dental. From routine teeth cleanings and dental x-rays to oral cancer screenings, cavity fillings, and more, we’ve got you covered with a comprehensive dental plan made just for you. In our general dentistry blog, you’ll get tips for establishing good oral hygiene habits, information about preparing your child for their first dental appointment, facts about wisdom teeth, and more. Our dentists invite you to use them as a resource for all things general dentistry, so check out our blog here, or contact us today to schedule your next dental exam!

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. How To Prepare Your Child For Their First Dental Appointment

    As a family dental clinic, we understand that visiting the dentist for the first time can be a big step for kids. In fact, going to the dentist can be a dreaded experience for children, what with all the metal tools, drilling noises, and masked dentists poking around in people’s mouths. However, v…Read More

  4. What To Expect During Your First General Dentistry Appointment

    Here at Trillium Dental in Ottawa, our family dentists take great pride in providing their patients with exceptional dental services. We understand that not everyone loves going to the dentist, and if this sounds like you, you certainly aren’t alone. Everyone is welcome at Trillium Dental, whether…Read More

  5. Why Teeth Cleanings Are Important For Good Oral Health: Part 2

    Welcome back to the Trillium Dental blog! If you read part one of this blog series, you already know how regular dental cleanings can greatly reduce your risk of developing cavities, gingivitis, and moderate- to late-stage periodontal disease due to tartar buildup along the gum line. As it turns out…Read More

  6. Why Teeth Cleanings Are Important For Good Oral Health: Part 1

    At Trillium Dental in Ottawa, we strongly advocate for the importance of routine dental cleanings at your local dental office. Professional dental care is a major component of good oral health. We recommend that our patients visit us at least twice per year for a thorough teeth cleaning as well as s…Read More

  7. Facts About Wisdom Teeth

    Whether you are getting ready for an operation or trying to figure out why they are called wisdom teeth, today’s blog is here to help you explore what wisdom teeth are and how they can impact your life. Here at Trillium Dental, we offer a range of dental services for our clients, ranging from wisd…Read More

  8. Three Health Reasons to Replace That Missing Tooth

    STITTSVILLE, ONTARIO- Most can agree a smile void of a few teeth isn’t the best look, but the top reasons to seek tooth replacement aren’t strictly aesthetic. Did you know failing to replace a missing tooth endangers the health of your smile? Many Canadians have lost one or more teeth due to a d…Read More

  9. Not Eating Your Veggies?

    STITTSVILLE, ONTARIO- Not surprisingly, what you put in your mouth affects your oral health. What you don’t put in your mouth may have an even greater impact. Have you been skimping on your vegetables lately? Vitamin deficiencies can manifest in your smile. It’s important to incorporate a balanc…Read More

  10. Four Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Skip Your Dental Cleaning

    OTTAWA, ONTARIO- You know it’s coming. Every six months, it’s time to visit the dentist for those pesky cleanings. If your smile is in generally good health, you may not see the necessity in these regular checkups. However, skipping the occasional dental cleaning can produce serious and unsightl…Read More