Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are highly qualified to evaluate and treat all injuries of the face, jaws, and mouth. Dr. Raghu has extensive experience in this area. Treatment of the trauma patient is a multidisciplinary approach and he served on various trauma cases.
There are many causes for facial injury:
• Motor vehicle accident
• Sports related
- Advanced improvements in bone healing help to the development of rigid internal fixation. By using rigid plates and screws, fractures can be fixed in a stable and predictable manner, many times did not require the need for wiring the jaws shut. In many cases, incisions or cuts can be hidden either inside the mouth or within the eyelid or hairline. If the bone is missed or lost due to severe injury, rehabilitation can be performed with either natural bone or artificial substitutes. Isolated lacerations are meticulously repaired in order to achieve a minimally detectable result.
- The final result is to restore the patient to as close a functional and aesthetic condition as was present before to the injury.