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Facial Trauma

Trauma to the mouth, face, or head requires special attention from highly trained oral surgeons to ensure proper healing.

Facial Trauma

Facial trauma requires special care

Years of education and training beyond dental school is required to become an oral surgeon. Through their education and hands-on experience, they have a unique and comprehensive understanding of facial structures and aesthetics. Dr. Falk and Dr. Moody are highly qualified to treat many facial trauma injuries at their practices in greater Las Vegas, NV, located in Summerlin and Centennial Hills.

At Canyon Oral & Facial Surgery, we understand that prompt treatment is necessary in the event of an emergency, such as a facial injury. While we can treat many facial trauma injuries at our practice, an injury that is severe, extensive, or occurs after normal business hours should be treated at the nearest emergency room by the on-call oral surgeon.

What types of facial injuries can you treat?

At Canyon Oral & Facial Surgery, we treat many types of facial trauma injuries, including

When you come to Canyon Oral & Facial Surgery with a facial trauma injury, Dr. Falk and Dr. Moody will evaluate the extent of your injury and treat it promptly. As experienced oral surgeons who understand the face’s delicate structures, Dr. Falk and Dr. Moody will make every effort to restore aesthetics while minimizing scarring. The exact treatment of a facial injury is unique to the patient and will depend on the severity and location of the injury.

Act quickly if your tooth has been knocked out. The first 30 minutes after an injury offers the greatest chance to save the tooth. If you can, it is best to bring the tooth in a container of saliva or whole milk. If your tooth cannot be saved, your oral surgeon will discuss your tooth replacement options, such as a dental implant.

Seeking the right medical treatment for a facial trauma injury is critical for restoring aesthetics and facial function. In the event of a facial injury, contact our office for treatment. Please go to the nearest emergency room if your injury occurs after hours and/or is extensive or severe.