Archive for the ‘ science ’ Category

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 […]

Our team at the CARDP meeting

Our team at Seaforth Oral Surgery is continuously involved in events and conferences dedicated to the sharing of information with colleagues, and to staying up to date with the universe of oral and maxillofacial surgery. On September 20th 2014, Dr. Marc Shenouda spoke about 3D Imaging in Dentistry and Computer Assisted Implant Planning at the Canadian […]

Case of the month: Dental implant & CBCT

A patient presented for removal of a broken tooth and immediate dental implant placement. A moment of concern was raised following results generated by the appearance of the 2 dimensional plain intra-oral X-ray image. Prior to examining reason of concern, here is a brief description of images: (from left to right) Image 1: X-ray of patient’s teeth. Arrow points to broken tooth in […]

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 […]

Art, science & orthognathic surgery

– “Orthognathic Surgery is a Science and an Art” (Reyneke, 2013) – “Nowhere in the field of medicine is the fusion between art and science more important than in the clinical assessment of facial aesthetics” (Farhad B. Naini, Facial Aesthetics: Concepts and Clinical Diagnosis). Facial Aesthetics | Facial beauty While beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, […]