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Facial Trauma

Accidents and injuries occur on a daily basis and the impact physically and emotionally can be significant especially as it pertains to facial injuries. As an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Dr. Skinner is uniquely qualified to manage and treat these injuries. Most traumas can be treated in our office however; more severe injuries typically are managed in the hospital. Our office routinely treats patients with injuries on an emergency basis.

These injuries may include:

  • Facial lacerations
  • Intraoral lacerations
  • Dental injuries such as fractured, loose, or avulsed (out of bone) teeth
  • Facial bone fractures including eye, nose, and cheek bones
  • Jaw fractures