How to use Maxillofacial in a sentence
He has written six textbooks and was President of the British Society of Dental & maxillofacial radiology in 1999.
Dr. Steve Worrall is a consultant oral & maxillofacial surgeon at St Luke's Hospital, Bradford.
Animals are a common cause of maxillofacial trauma.
The medical history is followed by an assessment of the problem with an examination of the maxillofacial region.
Oral and maxillofacial surgeons in Brandenton can help determine whether surgery is the best approach for the sleep disorder or not.Advertisement
The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) is an organization that seeks to help surgeons excel through advocacy, research and continued education.
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea explores both surgical and non-surgical treatments for obstructive sleep apnea.
Maxillofacial trauma refers to any injury to the face or jaw caused by physical force, the presence of foreign objects, animal or human bites, or burns.
Maxillofacial trauma includes injuries to any of the bony or fleshy structures of the face.
Any maxillofacial injury may also prevent the passage of air or be severe enough to cause a concussion or more serious brain damage.Advertisement
Athletes are particularly at risk of maxillofacial injuries; one researcher estimates that 10.4 percent of all fractures of the facial bones are related to sports.
Automobile accidents are a major cause of maxillofacial trauma, as well as participation in sports, fights, and other violent acts.
Maxillofacial trauma is often diagnosed and treated by specialists in emergency medicine.
From a psychological perspective, maxillofacial trauma can be additionally upsetting if the patient's appearance is permanently affected.
Treatment of maxillofacial trauma varies according to the type and extent of the injury.Advertisement
The jaw must be surgically immobilized by a qualified oral or maxillofacial surgeon or an otolaryngologist.
Another common maxillofacial fracture is a broken nose.
Proper treatment of these injuries requires a maxillofacial surgeon.
Large cuts may require sutures and should be done by a maxillofacial surgeon for a good cosmetic result, particularly when the laceration is on the edge of the lip line (vermilion).
Safety equipment is vital for preventing maxillofacial trauma from automobile accidents and sports.Advertisement
Parental concerns regarding maxillofacial trauma depend on the cause and severity of the injury.
Delilbasi, C., et al. "Maxillofacial Fractures Sustained During Sports Played with a Ball."
In severe cases of malocclusion, surgery may be necessary and the patient is referred to another specialist, an oral or maxillofacial surgeon.