Facial Trauma

Facial trauma is a common result of car accidents, sports injuries, falls, and violence. It includes soft tissue, dental, and bone injuries. Damage can range from a split lip to a smashed jaw and missing teeth. There is also the danger of permanent nerve damage.  Since...

Maxillofacial trauma is devastating, both physically and emotionally. Once the injuries you've sustained are stabilized, finding a reputable and skilled oral surgeon to perform the needed corrective and restorative surgeries is essential for having the best outcome possible. What is maxillofacial trauma? "Maxillofacial trauma" is used to...

Contact sports present significant risks to your oral health if you don’t take good care of your smile while engaging in them. Patients who don’t protect their smiles while playing sports can face significant consequences of facial trauma, which may warrant treatment by an oral...

Facial trauma caused by a fall, accident, sports injury or other insult to the jaw and surrounding structures, generally will require some degree of intervention by an oral surgeon. Those procedures may repair damage to the teeth, bones or soft oral tissues or any combination...

Facial trauma can result in serious injuries, ranging from cuts and lacerations to broken bones. The length of the healing process will depend on the nature and severity of the patient’s injuries, along with other factors, such as the patient’s age and overall health. In order...

Facial trauma that results from an injury to the jaw, other facial bones or soft oral tissues can have serious consequences for the function and appearance of your smile if it’s not treated promptly and appropriately. People should do everything possible to prevent the kinds of...

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...

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...