At Trillium Dental, we offer a range of periodontal treatments to treat patients with gingivitis and moderate to severe gum disease. These treatments include gum lasering, root planing, gingival grafts, gingivectomies, and crown lengthening procedures. Gum disease is a serious, life-threatening condition that affects millions of people worldwide, and our dentists are here to share tips to help you take good care of your teeth and gums. In our periodontics blog, you’ll get a guide to periodontal treatments, as well as information about the causes, symptoms, and risks of gum disease. Learn more here, or contact us today to book an appointment 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. Gum Disease and Your Overall Health

    You already know that brushing and flossing is important for your smile. But did you also know that what happens to your smile can have a significant impact on the rest of your body as well? Recent studies have shown that many serious health problems can be tied to gum disease. Among the biggest are…Read More

  3. Oral Cancer Screenings Go a Long Way for National Oral Health Month

    KANATA AND OTTAWA, ONTARIO-April is National Oral Health Month in Canada and Dr. David Bartos, Dr. Mark Northcott and the Trillium Dental team stress the importance of regular screenings in honor of it. Our dentists provide oral cancer screenings during each regular office visit to ensure your mouth…Read More

  4. New Research Reveals Gum Disease’s Destruction of the Jaw Bone

    KANATA, ONTARIO- The established repercussions of gum disease are already gruesome, but things just got a bit nastier. According to a recent study, the bacterium found to induce gum disease is also capable of destroying the jaw bone. Interestingly, this bacterium wreaks its havoc not by damaging the…Read More

  5. 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 unsight…Read More

  6. Laser Procedure Offers Painless Gum Disease Treatment

    If you’ve ever scratched your gums with an ice cube or crunchy chip, you know gums are sensitive. That’s why we at Trillium Dental, a trusted provider of dentistry in the Kanata area, take a gentler approach to gum disease treatment. LANAP stands for Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure, and …Read More