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Case of the month: The power of 3D imaging

The power of 3D imaging for the safety of third molar removal (wisdom tooth removal) A patient presented for the removal of an impacted wisdom tooth. Such case is quiet common as 90% of people have at least one impacted wisdom tooth. Impacted third molars are teeth at the back of the mouth that don’t have enough room to emerge or grow normally. […]

It’s National Toothbrush Day!

It’s national toothbrush day! What colour is your toothbrush? Ps. Don’t forget to brush twice a day as recommended by your dentist. C’est le jour national de la brosse à dent! Quelle est la couleur de votre brosse à dent? Ps. N’oubliez pas de vous brosser les dents 2x fois par jour tel que recommandé […]

Wisdom teeth removal; Is summer time the wise time?

Wisdom teeth removal; Is summer time the wise time? Summer time… Time for bathing suits, sunglasses, outdoor activities and more. Although it may not rhyme with summertime, did you know that it’s also the most popular time of the year for wisdom teeth removal? Another reason to savour delicious ice cream this summer! The timing for third […]

Oral cancer awareness month

April is National Oral Cancer Awareness Month!  Le mois d’avril c’est le mois national de la sensibilisation du cancer de la bouche! As oral and maxillofacial surgeons, we would like to help raise awareness and share some important facts about the 13th most common cancer in Canada: oral cancer. Did you know that there are 3400 new […]

Wisdom Teeth Personalities

What if impacted wisdom teeth had personalities? What if different types of impactions meant different types of “personalities”? We thought it would be informative and fun to share creative images portraying cases of impacted third molars (wisdom teeth). Impacted wisdom teeth are third molars at the back of the mouth that don’t have enough room to emerge or […]

Tobacco-Free Week

Nous appuyons la Semaine pour un Québec sans tabac! Que vous soyez fumeur, ex-fumeur ou non-fumeur, vous pouvez poser un geste qui fera la différence! Et si vous pouviez contribuer à diminuer la souffrance autour de vous ? Le feriez-vous? C’est le défi que vous lance cette année la Semaine pour un Québec sans tabac qui se déroulera […]

Impacted Wisdom teeth

Impacted wisdom teeth may cause problems to neighboring teeth. It is therefore recommended that these teeth be removed or extracted. Read more about wisdom teeth removal:http://tinyurl.com/5ezppc Contact us _____ Les dents de sagesse incluses peuvent causer des problèmes aux dents voisines. L’extraction de ces dents est donc recommandée. Pour en savoir plus à propos de l’extraction […]

National Orthodontic Health Month

October is National Orthodontic Health Month! Sponsored by the American Association of Orthodontists, it is a time to increase public awareness of the need and positive long-term benefits of orthodontic treatment. We would like to take this opportunity to recognize the dedicated work of orthodontists who are as committed as we are to offer you the best possible […]

Fact | Happy smile

Did you know that, on average, a smile of true joy versus a fake smile will result in 30% more upper front teeth exposure? The upper lip moves 30% higher when happily smiling. Such “teeth exposure” is one of many factors that is assessed in planning dental treatments and corrective jaw surgery (orthognathic surgery). Author:  © Seaforth Oral […]