Seaforth Oral Surgery Blog

What are the benefits of Zygomatic Implants?

What are zygomatic implants & who is this treatment for? These are implants that are designed specifically for patients who have severe bone loss in the upper jaw. Many times these patients are extremely crippled or compromised both functionally and aesthetically by the fact that they’re even unable to wear a complete upper denture because […]

Recovering from Oral Surgery

While the thought of a surgical procedure done on your mouth can be daunting, there are measures you can take to prepare yourself for your surgery. Your doctor and medical team will be looking out for you – from preparing for, to recovering from your oral surgery. However, after the doctor sends you home, it’s […]

How does a Full-Smile Treatment work?

Can you imagine a procedure that could take you from missing teeth to a million-dollar smile in just one day? No, it’s not too good to be true — though the results might be. If you are missing more than four teeth or are tired of dealing with dentures, the Full-Smile Treatment can get you […]

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 […]