At Trillium Dental, we take oral hygiene seriously and make sure that our patients know how to maintain good oral hygiene habits between dental cleanings. Brushing your teeth twice per day and flossing daily is critical for good oral health, as are eating healthy foods and quitting smoking. In our oral hygiene blog, you’ll find tips and tricks to help keep your teeth and gums in tip-top shape, including ways to stay on top of your oral hygiene at home, foods to avoid for better dental health, and tips for a tooth-friendly Halloween. Contact us today with any questions or concerns about your oral hygiene, or book your next dental exam at one of our Ottawa dental clinics!

  1. Staying On Top Of Your Oral Hygiene At Home: Part 2

    If you read part one of this blog series about forming good oral hygiene habits at home, you already know how important it is to brush your teeth twice per day, floss daily, and incorporate a little mouthwash into your oral health routine. Of course, there are many other ways you can keep your teeth…Read More

  2. Staying On Top Of Your Oral Hygiene At Home: Part 1

    Oral hygiene is one of the most important aspects of both your dental health and the overall health of your body. As much as we don’t like to admit it, our mouths are full of hundreds of different species of germs and bacteria — both good and bad. You may have even heard the myth that dogs have …Read More

  3. Types of Foods to Avoid for Better Dental Health

    We all want to have pristine teeth and gums. It’s a key to good health and as we at Trillium Dental say, “Your mouth says it all!” As dentists and dental professionals, we know that a healthy mouth is a gateway to confidence, better overall health, and a better relationship with your world. Mo…Read More

  4. Nutrition and Dental Health

    Here at Trillium Dental, we’ve already covered many of the best foods for your teeth, but to help those who want a better understanding of those foods, today’s blog covers the nutrition your teeth and their supporting periodontal structures need to thrive, and why they help your dental health. F…Read More

  5. Oral Health Friendly Foods

    As we alluded to in our last blog, there is a range of foods that you can eat to give yourself a boost in dental health.  Not only are many of these foods good for your teeth, but also simply good for you. Here at Trillium Dental, we provide excellent dental services and professional care for Ottaw…Read More

  6. More Tips for Good Dental Hygiene

    Here at Trillium Dental, we love seeing our clients often for regular check-ups and oral maintenance, but we don’t like seeing them too often. There are a number of people that do not practice good oral hygiene and every good dentist strives to prevent dental issues through effective care and educ…Read More

  7. Screen for Oral Cancer as Part of Your Oral Hygiene Routine

    KANATA AND OTTAWA, ONTARIO – There are many different types of cancer, and the Canadian Cancer Society reports 29 percent of all Canadian deaths in 2009 were due to cancer. April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, and in an effort to raise awareness about this disease our Ottawa family dentistry team…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

  10. Using Fluoride to Prevent Dental Cavities

    Fluoride is naturally found in the environment – in the air, in the soil and in the water. We’ve noticed over time that by drinking water fortified with the ideal level of fluoride, we’ve enjoyed fewer cavities. Scientists discovered that fluoride helps add good minerals to our teeth that figh…Read More