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. 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

  2. Seven Simple Ways to Whiten Teeth at Home

    Among the most desired facial aesthetics is a dazzling white smile, but obtaining a glowing grin is trickier than some may think. As coffee guzzlers know well, the regular consumption of almost every dark colored beverage and select foods can easily stain teeth. Aging also plays a factor, as the pro…Read More

  3. Chewing Gum Provides Delicious Smile Benefits for Patients

    NEPEAN, ONTARIO- Odds are you were chastised by your school teacher for smacking gum in the classroom a time or two. Despite years of negative association, chewing gum can provide a few awesome benefits for teeth. The team of professionals at dentistry practice Trillium Dental in Nepean explains how…Read More

  4. 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

  5. Six Ways to Win the Brushing Battle With Your Children

    The primary concern of most young children is when they can get their hands on the next chocolate chip cookie or lollipop. Needless to say, implementing a proper dental hygiene is not on a child’s priority list. It should be on the parent’s list, however. A clean smile is essential for people of…Read More