Facial Trauma:The oral & maxillofacial surgeon performs the treatment of facial trauma. We are expert professionals in emergency care, the immediate and long-term treatment of facial reconstructions not only for physical but also emotional reasons. The surgeons are prepared, trained and uniquely qualified to handle and treat facial trauma. The science and art of treating these injuries requires special training that includes practical experience and an understanding of how the treatment provided will influence the long-term function and appearance of the patient.
Facial traumas include:
The Nature of Maxillofacial Trauma
There are several possible causes of facial trauma such as traffic accidents, accidental falls, sports injuries, interpersonal violence and injuries due to work accidents. The types of facial injuries can be classified from dental injuries to extremely serious injuries of skin and bones of the face. Typically, facial injuries are classified as minor skin lesions (skin and gums), bone injuries (fractures) or injuries in a special region (such as the eyes, facial nerves or salivary glands).