Seaforth Oral Surgery Blog

Are Dental implants and Adolescents compatible?

When considering a dental implant placement on teenagers, the consensus amongst health care providers has been to postpone placement until the growth of both the face and jaw are complete. Generally speaking, a teenager’s jaw continues to grow until the age of 16 to 18 in girls, and for boys this age increases to 18 […]

Are Dental Implants for Life?

FAQ’s on signs of a problematic implant and how to avoid any possible issues The development of dental implants was a life-changing occurrence for patients who were seeking for a permanent solution that would replace a fallen tooth with the most natural result possible. As we’ve stated before in our blog, thanks to advances in […]

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 […]

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 […]