Any trauma to the face can be physically and emotionally difficult for you or your family member. Whether it is a knocked-out tooth, facial lacerations or facial bone fractures, facial trauma can affect both the appearance and functional use of the face. The experienced oral surgeons at Stafford Oral Surgery & Specialists are here to help you or your family member recover from facial trauma with our reconstructive surgical options.
Facial trauma usually occurs due to impact. This could be while playing sports, and many kids and teens have lost teeth playing football or other contact sports. Auto accidents, falls and violent acts can also cause impact to the facial region. Fractured bones, torn muscles, tooth loss and nerve damage can all occur, affecting how the jaw moves, speech, eating and appearance.
Why Choose an Oral Surgeon for Your Reconstruction?
When it comes to facial reconstruction after trauma, you want an experienced surgeon that has the specialized training needed for this area of the body. Oral and maxillofacial surgeons have this specialized training that is needed to ensure the bones, nerves, glands, muscles and teeth are reconstructed properly. Our team at Stafford Oral Surgery & Specialists can help minimize the impact of facial trauma on our patients’ appearance and facial function for optimal results.
Facial reconstruction is complicated, which is why you want a specialist to perform your procedure. Severe facial trauma may require several different procedures that must all work together for the best final results. The intricate knowledge our team of oral surgical experts have of the oral and facial region give you access to the highest level of medical care to overcome facial, jaw and mouth injuries.
If you are in an accident that causes facial trauma, contact Stafford Oral Surgery & Specialists right away. Some oral injuries, like traumatic tooth loss, must be treated immediately for the best results.