Oral maxillofacial and plastic surgeons are specialists proficient at performing appropriate treatments for all aspects of maxillofacial injuries. Proper management of facial injuries involves having an intimate knowledge of emergency care, acute treatment, and continual reconstruction and rehabilitation. Oral maxillofacial and plastic surgeons are well trained, adept and capable of managing and treating maxillofacial trauma. This aptitude for treating these injuries requires comprehension of how the treatment rendered will affect a patient’s overall appearance and function.
The specialists at OPM meet the most current standards in the management of maxillofacial trauma. They are well trained and highly skilled at providing comprehensive management and treatment of complex facial injuries. The OPM specialists are all on staff at Osceola Regional Medical Center, providing emergency room coverage for maxillofacial trauma, which include:
- Scalp, facial, and neck lacerations
- Intraoral lacerations
- Avulsed teeth
- Facial bone fractures (forehead, cheek, nose, eye socket)
- Jaw fractures (upper and lower)