Posts Tagged ‘ Surgery ’

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 […]

VSP

Tomorrow, 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 efficiency of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]