Facial trauma includes any injuries to the mouth or face. These injuries can negatively affect your ability to breathe, speak, and swallow. Causes of facial trauma include sports injuries, vehicle accidents, acts of violence, and more.
Types of Facial Trauma
Every case is different, and the severity of each condition varies. Emergency facial trauma cases include:
- Broken teeth or facial bones
- Trauma that has caused facial numbness or tingling
- Avulsed (knocked-out) teeth
- Bruising or discoloration behind the ears, around the eyes, or under the tongue
- Deep facial cuts or lacerations
- Facial pain
- Difficulty breathing, speaking, swallowing, or talking after a trauma
Treating Facial Trauma and Helping You Heal
We will take detailed 3D CBCT scans of your facial structures, as well as discuss your anesthesia and sedation options to ensure you are comfortable and at ease throughout treatment. Every facial trauma case is different, and Dr. Foxson has undergone specialized training to design a personalized treatment plan that is specific to each patient. Throughout your treatment, our team will keep you informed and answer all of your questions. When you visit the experts in Naperville, IL, you are making the right choice.
Our office also utilizes advanced sterilization equipment for our surgical instruments, which reduces the risk of cross-contamination. Contact our office if you or a loved one are in need of facial trauma treatment. If you have suffered a traumatic incident, please safely visit the nearest emergency room to receive immediate attention from the oral surgeon on call.