Archive for the ‘ Wisdom Teeth ’ Category

FAQ on Wisdom teeth and sedation!

This FAQ gets to the tooth of the matter on wisdom teeth and sedation We have all seen them: online videos of people fresh from their wisdom teeth extraction surgery, still under the effects of sedation and behaving ‘high-lariously’. While this comedic content can be great for L-O-Ls, for those about to undergo the procedure […]

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 […]

Is it Time to have my Wisdom Teeth Removed?

It is quite important to rely on the advice of your dentist or Oral Surgeon as to the decision of removing wisdom teeth, which very much varies case by case.  Following such advice is a sound practice if you undergo regular check-ups. In such cases, examinations or x-rays will identify when wisdom teeth will grow […]

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[1]. Typically, patients fall in the range of 18 to 25 years of age, which is the normal time range at which […]

9 Questions on Wisdom Teeth Removal Surgery Answered

  The decision to have your wisdom teeth (also known as third molars) removed is an important one. Whether your wisdom teeth are impacted or not, it’s a decision that will ‘impact’ your oral hygiene and habits for the rest of your life. To help demystify the procedure, we’ve put together a short FAQ about […]

Wisdom teeth removal. Should it be done in the summer time?

The timing of wisdom teeth removal is often dictated by a patient’s presenting symptoms, or it is based on a dental professional recommendation due to clinical or radiographic findings. Summer is a popular time for wisdom teeth removal in the student population. This is a convenient time for consultation and for treatment with minimal disruption […]

Wisdom teeth and Dentoalveolar Surgery Course

For a second year in a row, our team of surgeons at Seaforth Oral Surgery will give a course on third molars (wisdom teeth) and dentoalveolar surgery. Dedicated to the sharing of knowledge in the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery, Dr. Antoine Chehade, Dr. Marc Shenouda and Dr. Geneviève Bonin invite you to register to this course which will take place on April 18th […]

Case of the month: Wandering wisdom tooth

To the dental community and to anyone interested in participating: Question: Can you guess what happened to the wisdom tooth on the upper left side? À la communauté dentaire et à toutes les personnes souhaitant participer: Question: Pouvez-vous deviner ce qui s’est passé avec la troisième molaire gauche au niveau du maxillaire supérieur? The answer : […]

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. […]