Facial Injuries and Prompt Dental Treatment

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Andrew Slavin, DMD, FACS

Andrew Slavin, DMD, FACS

January 29, 2018

Facial Injuries and Dental Treatment

Injuries can affect all different parts of the face. They can sometimes even affect the mouth area. If you experience any kind of facial injury, you should assess the condition of your mouth as soon as possible. In many cases, facial injuries lead to the need for dental treatment.

Maxillofacial and oral surgeons in South Florida are dental care providers who specialize in facial injuries of all kinds. These professionals undergo extensive and detail-oriented training that allows them to expertly identify and treat facial trauma. Examples of types of facial injuries include avulsed teeth, lacerations, lower and upper jaw fractures, intraoral lacerations and eye socket, nose and cheek bone fractures. People who experience facial bone fractures, tooth knockouts and severe facial cuts all have facial trauma.

Teeth Injuries

It isn’t unusual for people to experience teeth injuries alone. Many things can bring on teeth injuries. Some examples are slips and trips, car accidents, work accidents and sports injuries. If you’ve injured your teeth in any way, knowledgeable and seasoned dental specialists can come to your aid.

Oral surgeons offer fracture care that’s suitable for supporting bones. They also take care of any and all teeth reimplanting needs. If your teeth were knocked out of your mouth for any reason, you may be a good candidate for oral surgery. Oral surgeons can also help patients with teeth displacement needs. Facial injuries can sometimes move teeth to different spots within the mouth, so it’s critical to manage face and teeth injuries without delay.

The Advantages of Prompt Treatment

It’s imperative to never brush off any severe facial injuries. Facial injuries can lead to all kinds of negative consequences. Prominent facial injuries can make people feel highly self-conscious. They can discourage people from going out in public and interacting with others. People often feel ashamed about injuries that are conspicuous on their faces. If you want to minimize any negative effects, you should take action as soon as possible.

A qualified oral surgeon in Palm Beach, Florida can provide you with the appropriate treatment for your injury. Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are well versed in all kinds of soft tissue injuries, including bone, skin, and gum injuries. They can also aid patients with cheekbone and palate fractures as well as injuries that exist on particularly delicate parts of the face. Some examples of these areas are the facial nerves, the ears, and the eyes.

Learn More From the Good Samaritan Dental Implant Institute

If you’ve experienced any kind of facial trauma, Dr. Andrew Slavin is an oral surgeon from the Good Samaritan Dental Implant Institute in West Palm Beach, Florida, who may be able to help. Our clinic specializes in everything from dentures to dental implants. Dr. Slavin offers personalized implant care that can be helpful to people who have missing teeth and other concerns. Contact us today.

Andrew Slavin, DMD, FACS

Andrew Slavin, DMD, FACS

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