Facial trauma accidents can be truly life-altering, leaving those suffering with a broken jaw, knocked out teeth or even disfigurement of the face and mouth. In order to prepare for the unexpected or if someone you know has suffered from facial trauma in Dallas, TX, it is important to have an experienced oral surgeon available during these emergencies to help when it’s needed most. Oral surgeons like Dr. Howard Cooke, are the medical specialists who commit to extra training and education in order to provide complex medical and surgical care, even for the complex cases. With timely and professional facial trauma treatment, most damage can be corrected and restored so those who are affected can get back to the life they lived before. Facial trauma can include:
Just as it is important to have a family doctor on insurance in case of emergencies, we encourage patients to have an oral surgeon they know and trust at their fingertips. Dr. Cooke and our team would be happy to schedule a meet-and-greet or a consultation with you or a family member. Our oral surgery specialty practice is conveniently located adjacent to a major hospital and multiple surgical centers in Dallas, TX. This gives us easy access to outpatient services as well as inpatient hospital care. Dr. Cooke is certified in advanced life support and trained to offer advanced anesthesia services such as general anesthesia and IV sedation. We strive to maintain our practice as a center for excellence in everything we do so that patients can get the level of care they deserve.
Facial trauma is always treated on a case-by-case basis, but most treatments typically begin with digital cone beam CT scans of your head and face which we offer in office. This allows us to see any breaks, malformations and diagnose the quality of your bones and teeth. Dependent upon your needs, we may have to perform jaw surgery for damaged mandibles, extract failing or broken teeth, replace knocked out teeth with dental implants or even completely rebuild your teeth using the All-on-4® full mouth solution. Our team is trained and ready to help, no matter your needs.