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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 […]

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 […]

Wisdom teeth removal

Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, are the last teeth to break through the gum or “erupt” at the back of your mouth. Wisdom teeth usually appear between the age of 17 and 25, a period of time which is referred to as the “Age of Wisdom”. There are various reasons for which your […]

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, […]

Virtual Surgical Planning in Orthognathic Surgery

On Friday, November 22nd, 2013, Dr. Antoine Chehade will be lecturing on the subject of “Virtual Surgical Planning in Orthognathic Surgery” as part of a panel of speakers at a McGill Continuing Education symposium. Virtual surgical planning (VSP) is a 3D surgical planning that has been used in many surgical fields to improve the accuracy and […]

Newsletter | Summer 2013

We are happy to share with you our first issue of the Seaforth Oral Surgery Newsletter on the topic of the management of complex third molar removal.  Look forward for more cutting-edge topic discussions in the future from your surgical colleagues & partners at Seaforth Oral Surgery.  see the animation linked to tag code: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Enror272u_o Author:  © Seaforth Oral Surgery

Dental Implants | Success Rate

Dental implant treatment is an option to replace one or multiple missing teeth. They are long-term replacements that your oral and maxillofacial surgeon surgically places in the jawbone. Whether your tooth or teeth loss is due to an accident, gum disease, a failed root canal or tooth decay, this treatment option may be well suited for you. Although poor oral care […]

Ice Cream & personality

“Ice cream is happiness condensed”  After your surgical treatment, whether it is dental implants, wisdom teeth removal (third molar surgery) or corrective jaw surgery (orthognathic surgery), your oral and maxillofacial surgeon has or will recommend that you have a light diet, a diet of soft foods such as yogurt, soup, Jell-O and ice cream. You will […]

Corrective Jaw Surgery (Orthognathic Surgery)

[vimeo http://vimeo.com/70491548] We believe that one can look forward to corrective jaw surgery (orthognathic surgery) when well informed, well prepared and well assisted. In fact, one of our priorities is to ensure that all of our patients are well accompanied to make informed decisions and that their experience is as comforting and as enjoyable as […]