Will scars be visible after facial surgery?

For those requiring maxillofacial surgery, visible scarring is a common concern. Many times, facial surgery is needed after trauma that has resulted in lacerations to the face or to repair congenital abnormalities such as cleft lips and cleft palates. When performing facial surgeries, our oral surgeons strive to make scarring as unnoticeable as possible. Our…

Facial Trauma: Hard Tissue Injuries

Facial trauma can affect anyone. Whether a person endures a traumatic injury to the face from a car wreck or an accidental fall, specialized treatment is often a necessity – especially if the injury affects hard tissues on the face. Since traumatic injuries to the oral and maxillofacial region tend to greatly affect oral function…

Steps to Prevent Facial Injuries

Dental trauma and facial injuries can have quite a negative impact on one’s quality of life, appearance, and oral health. Blunt force trauma to the mouth and face can cause a lot of destruction, too. Lacerations to the skin, broken bones, and injuries to the teeth and gums may require facial surgery to restore oral…