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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 […]
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 […]
Your Full-Smile Treatment FAQs (and our answers to make you smile!)
Think about how many people you smile at every day: the barista at the cafe, the postman, your loved ones. When we grin, we win. According to Psychology Today, smiling makes you appear more attractive to others, happier and relaxed, lowering your blood pressure and heart rate. Does your smile stress you out because of […]
Can you transform your smile in a day?
Transform your entire smile in a single day. Until recently, this was an unattainable dream of both patients and dentists alike, but not anymore. Significant advances in technology and research have opened up a new treatment that, over the past few years, has allowed surgeons to perform a full smile transformation in one day. We […]
Who Should Remove Your Wisdom Teeth?
So you’ve been feeling a bit of pain in your wisdom teeth and, after consulting your dentist, have been told you need to have them extracted. ‘Wonderful!’ you might be thinking (though not quite so enthusiastically…). Once you’ve come to grips with the news, it’s time to shift from ‘shock’ to ‘solution’ mode, which raises […]
What are the benefits of dental implants?
There is a reason as to why Dental Implants have become the first choice vs. other missing-teeth solutions; dental implant therapy by far outperforms other missing-teeth replacement solutions, but let’s take a look at what kind of benefits we’re talking about. 1. The nature of dental implants that closely resembles a tooth Dental […]
Getting your wisdom teeth removed? Consider advantages of using IV sedation for your surgery
The removal of wisdom teeth, otherwise known as third-molar removal surgery, is a widely performed surgery that removes impacted third-molar teeth. In the U.S alone, about 5 million people undergo the surgery each year. Typically, patients fall in the range of 18 to 25 years of age, which is the normal time range at which […]
Diabetes and Dental Implants: are they truly incompatible?
You may have asked yourself if dental implants are right for someone who is diabetic. Are they safe? How is treatment any different than for non-diabetics? To provide a proper answer, it helps to explore diabetes and dental implants in a bit more detail. After all, there are different types of diabetes and […]