Seaforth Oral Surgery Blog

Wise choices: Top 10 wisdom teeth removal aftercare tips

Much like prom or a first kiss, wisdom teeth removal is a common rite of passage for adolescents in North America. In fact, 5 million Americans have these challenging chompers removed every year. Referred to as third molars by dentists, four wisdom teeth grow in generally between the ages of 17 and 21 according to […]

Smoking with dental implants: What you need to know

If you are looking to replace one or more missing teeth, dental implants are a popular, permanent solution that look and feel natural — particularly compared to bridges and dentures. They also have an over-95 percent success rate, which is certainly something to smile about. That said, lifestyle factors like smoking can increase the rate […]

Oral Cancer Screening and Detection

Any talk of ‘the big C’ can be stressful and worrisome, to say the least; oral cancer doesn’t get the coverage other forms of cancer despising having a higher mortality rate than breast and prostate cancer. In 2013, 4,100 new cases were diagnosed in Canada.[1] Thankfully, oral cancer can be successfully treated if it is […]

Dental Implants: calculating the cost and value.

The old saying goes you can’t buy happiness. While that may be true, you can put a price on the next best thing: a perfect smile. Missing a tooth or multiple teeth and want to make a “grin-vestment”? Health professionals agree dental implants are your most effective option. Smiling not only looks good, but is […]

FAQ on Wisdom teeth and sedation!

This FAQ gets to the tooth of the matter on wisdom teeth and sedation We have all seen them: online videos of people fresh from their wisdom teeth extraction surgery, still under the effects of sedation and behaving ‘high-lariously’. While this comedic content can be great for L-O-Ls, for those about to undergo the procedure […]

The Truth Fairy: Comparing Full-Smile Treatment vs. Dentures

Having missing or damaged teeth doesn’t just impact your smile, but your style. Formerly, the only choice to replace teeth was dentures. Now, you have more options than ever to get back your grin, look and confidence. Thanks to innovation and advanced dentistry developments across dental implants, and prosthetics, the expert team at Seaforth Oral […]