Understanding the Nature of Facial Trauma

Facial trauma can have devastating effects on patients. Not only does the nature of these injuries inflict tremendous pain and damage to hard and soft tissues, it takes an emotional toll on patients as well. Although facial trauma can be distressing, our patients take comfort knowing that our oral surgeons are well-equipped to provide compassionate…

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…