facial trauma

Facial Trauma: Risk Factors and Treatment

Have you ever wondered what happens when a person loses a tooth or breaks a facial bone to a traumatic injury? Facial trauma can be extensive, debilitating, and incredibly distressing. Our team of dedicated oral surgeons provides surgical treatment for facial trauma so that our guests can enjoy comfortable oral function and an improved quality [...]

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Lessen the Impact of Dental Emergencies with These Tips

Dental emergencies and facial trauma can negatively impact people’s lives in various ways. From inhibiting oral function to producing significant discomfort, dental emergencies are typically unpleasant and painful. Fortunately, facial trauma and dental emergencies can be prevented. Consider the following tips to safeguard your oral health. Use Cold Compresses If you develop a toothache or [...]

By |July 25th, 2018|Categories: facial trauma|Comments Off on Lessen the Impact of Dental Emergencies with These Tips

Are You Prepared for a Dental Emergency?

Facial trauma can result in a number of different injuries that may compromise your smile. You may break or lose a tooth, or you may suffer a fractured jaw, for example. An oral surgeon is qualified to treat all of these injuries, so you may want to keep one in mind in case you ever [...]

By |September 4th, 2017|Categories: facial trauma|Comments Off on Are You Prepared for a Dental Emergency?

Custom Mouthguards: Not Just for Professional Athletes

When we watch professional athletes like football players, we often see them wearing orofacial protective gear like mouthguards and chinstraps. There is a reason why athletes wear protective appliances, it is to protect the oral cavity and lower half of the face from enduring hard and soft tissue injuries. Facial trauma typically requires treatment from [...]

By |February 24th, 2017|Categories: facial trauma|Comments Off on Custom Mouthguards: Not Just for Professional Athletes

Will scars be visible after facial surgery?

After any type of surgery that involves the face, many folks wonder if there will be visible scaring. Our oral surgeons and our staff take this common concern very seriously. We know that facial scars can make patients feel self-conscious. When surgery is needed - especially after a patient has endured facial trauma - we [...]

By |June 27th, 2016|Categories: facial trauma|Comments Off on Will scars be visible after facial surgery?

How can I restore my smile’s appearance and function after facial trauma?

Facial trauma caused by a sports injury, accident or violence can compromise both the aesthetics and the function of your smile. Effective, timely treatment can help to restore both of these aspects of your smile, benefiting your self-esteem and your oral health. Depending on the nature of the facial trauma, the patient may need to [...]

By |April 26th, 2016|Categories: facial trauma|Comments Off on How can I restore my smile’s appearance and function after facial trauma?

Facial Trauma: Soft Tissue Injuries

Although unpleasant and even devastating, sometimes facial trauma is just a fact of life. When a patient endures trauma to the face, specialized and compassionate care is necessary to improve a person’s appearance, oral function, and quality of life. Our oral surgeons have extensive training and education to repair and reconstruct soft tissue after facial [...]

By |March 25th, 2016|Categories: facial trauma|Comments Off on Facial Trauma: Soft Tissue Injuries

Steps to Prevent Facial Injuries

Facial trauma and injuries to the oral and maxillofacial region can have profound effects on a patient’s livelihood. From intense discomfort to lost oral function, facial injuries can damage the bones of the face and jaw, affect tooth placement, and cause lacerations on the skin and soft oral tissues. To help reduce the incidence of [...]

By |October 15th, 2014|Categories: facial trauma|Comments Off on Steps to Prevent Facial Injuries