A facial trauma injury typically occurs after an accident to the face or head. Oral surgeons possess special knowledge regarding how jaws come together, which is critical when repairing facial features. This is one of the reasons why oral surgeons are the most highly qualified medical professionals capable of handling facial traumas. Dr. Curtis’ qualifications for treating facial injuries lie within his experience in being well versed in emergency care, acute treatment, and long-term reconstruction and rehabilitation. In addition to these required skills, he also served in the United States military and performed oral surgery care to soldiers in the Army.
Facial injuries can be a result of motor vehicle accidents, accidental slips and falls, sports injuries, and more. Dr. Curtis meets and exceeds the requirements for treating facial trauma and finds joy in being able to help his patients recover after a traumatic incident.
Facial trauma can consist of any of the following:
Dr. Curtis and his team at Upstate Oral Surgery & Dental Implants are specially trained and equipped to handle facial traumas for patients of all ages, including acute treatment, long-term reconstruction, and rehabilitation. For extreme emergencies, go to the nearest hospital emergency room for immediate treatment from the oral and maxillofacial surgeon on call. For other requests, or if you’re curious about how Dr. Curtis can help with your facial trauma injury and rehabilitation, please contact us.