Our doctors have successfully performed many surgeries for both oral trauma and jaw injury. Our team focuses on accuracy and precision, helping each patient see amazing results. Safety and comfort are emphasized, to give you the best possible experience during a time when you need dental help. If you are experiencing oral trauma or jaw injury in North Andover, MA, we can address your needs and your pain. We can also perform jaw surgery for reasons including TMJ and misaligned jaw. Call our team today to schedule your in-office visit!
Why See an Oral Surgeon for Facial Trauma/Injury?
There are several requirements for a specialist who works with facial trauma. Not only is a patient affected physically, but also emotionally when they experience facial trauma. An oral surgeon who treats facial trauma is experienced in emergency care, professional treatment and long-term reconstruction and rehabilitation. There is both science and art involved in facial trauma treatment. Our team of doctors far exceed the requirements to work with facial trauma patients. Our doctors work at local hospitals and have experience in emergency care for facial trauma. In our office, you’ll not only receive quality, first-class treatment, but you’ll also meet a team who truly cares about how the facial trauma has affected you. We’ll work with you personally to build a plan that works for you and helps you in every way possible.
Examples of Oral Trauma
Oral trauma can occur in several ways including work-related injuries, sports injuries, motor vehicle accidents, violence and accidental falls. There are various types of oral trauma, including the following:
- Facial lacerations
- Intra oral lacerations
- Avulsed (knocked out) teeth
- Fractured facial bones (cheek, nose or eye socket)
- Fractured jaws (upper and lower jaw)
If you have experienced oral or facial trauma in North Andover, MA, give us a call today. We’ll go the extra mile to address your needs, ease your pain and help you feel comfortable throughout your consultation and treatment.
What is Jaw Surgery?
Jaw surgery corrects the jaws when they are injured or do not meet correctly. Jaw surgery may be needed to fix what orthodontic treatment alone cannot correct. Corrective jaw surgery takes a misaligned jaw and repositions it to improve its function as well as facial appearance.
Why is Jaw Surgery Needed?
There are several reasons for jaw surgery, including the following:
- Difficulty in chewing, biting or swallowing
- Speech problems
- Chronic jaw or TMJ pain
- Open bite
- Protruding jaw
- Breathing problems
If you are in need of jaw surgery in North Andover, MA, call today to schedule a consultation with our team! One of our experienced doctors will evaluate your jaw, discuss your symptoms and answer any questions you may have. In addition, we will take x-rays and inform you of the best solutions for your jaw alignment.