Jaw Fractures and the Healing Process

Oral and maxillofacial surgeons specialize in treating facial trauma.  When a bone is broken, it needs to be realigned and stabilized.  This tends to result in quicker healing time.  New bone is generated in this process, sometimes creating a stronger bond than before the injury. 

 

There are a variety of ways to treat fractured facial bones.  Sometimes titanium plates and screws are necessary to fix the broken bones into the correct position.  In other cases, the teeth can be wired together for a period of 2-6 weeks. 

 

Call Greater Louisville Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Associates at (502) 459-8012 quickly following your facial injury for timely treatment.

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