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 family 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. 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

  2. Kanata Family Dentistry Dissects Diet Soda Scare

    KANATA, ONTARIO- Shocking reports contending diet soda’s effect on teeth mirrors that of crack cocaine and methamphetamine have littered news outlets as of late – but is this assertion true? While the beverage certainly isn’t “good” for teeth, the foundation of the claims has been common k…Read More

  3. “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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. The Top 10 Reasons to Treat Gum Disease

    STITTSVILLE AND OTTAWA, ONTARIO – The Stittsville dentistry team at Trillium Dental knows how important it is to treat signs of gum disease early. Gum disease is detrimental to your tooth and gum health, and it can cost you permanent teeth if left untreated. At every regular teeth cleaning, our St…Read More

  9. Five Surprising Ways You Can Damage Your Teeth

    ORLEANS, ONTARIO – Think indulging in sugary candies, smoking and guzzling red wine are the only ways to harm teeth? Think again. While it’s true that teeth are among the toughest structures in the body, they’re also incredibly sensitive to a number of activities we often do daily. Orleans fam…Read More