When blunt force facial trauma occurs, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon is the expert in diagnosis and treatment. Ignoring lacerations, jaw injuries or fractures can lead to nerve damage, scarring, and constant pain or discomfort. Working with our team of surgeons at Woodland Hills Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, we can ensure that treatment is handled correctly. Dr. Robert G. Hale, Dr. James P. Jensvold, and Dr. Alexei I. Mizin will evaluate and gauge the trauma through examination both visually and with the use of advanced imaging technology to create 3D digital x-rays of your mouth, followed by the creation of a treatment plan to restore your oral health. Oral surgeons take the time to consider every aspect, the physical trauma, the aesthetic trauma, and the long-term trajectory.
Facial injury includes:
Trauma can result from a variety of forms of injury. Some of the most common causes including motorized and nonmotorized vehicle accidents fall on playground equipment, sports-related injuries, interpersonal acts of violence, and work-related injuries. The level and type of facial injuries can significantly range from mild to severe. When an injury occurs, it is best to be seen and not assume that you can heal on your own. Incorrect healing can lead to more damage and severity.
Seeking proper treatment following a facial injury can make a significant difference in the long-term health of your mouth. Our team at Woodland Hills Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery is well versed in the emergency care, immediate acute treatment, additional long-term reconstruction, and the rehabilitation of the patient.
We invite you to contact our office for more information. (818) 999-0900