Jaw Fracture Treatment
What are jaw fractures?
24 percent of all body fractures are jaw fractures. The male to female ratio is about 4:1 . The commonest reasons for jaw fractures are road traffic accidents , falls, interpersonal conflicts and pre existing jaw disease. Jaw fractures (Maxilla and Mandible) are different from other bones fractures of the body due to many unique features for the upper/lower jaws and skull. A specialist maxillofacial surgeon is best suited to recognize problems and restore the jaw back to its original shape.
What treatments are available for jaw fractures?
We provide jaw fracture treatments to provide a natural looking jaw profile, good dentition for a cosmetic smile and good chewing function and speech. Depending on the case, a single stage coorection to a phased correction may be needed. A comprehensive approach ensures long standing stable aesthetic and functional results.
What much time does it take to treat jaw fractures?
The time taken to treat jaw fractures is purely dependent on the type and pattern and patients medical condition. It can range from a simple one hour surgery to complicated multi stage procedure. Many factors needs to be considered to deliver the best results. The avergae time for simple jaw fractures primary recovery is 1-2 weeks. The most important instruction is to be on soft diet for a few weeks.
Are there any alternatives?
We recognize and appreciate the fact that every patient is unique and their concerns are different. Their clinical findings are different. Hence, based on the clinical examination we here at Aesthetica Dental Implant Clinics, Kolkata can accordingly suggest you the other alternatives, best suited for your case.
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