(1) Trauma Research Center, Baqiyatallah Medical Sciences University, Tehran, Iran
(2) Trauma Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
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Firearm injuries continue to be a major public health problem. Herein, we review and evaluate the current trends in the management of maxillofacial gunshot injuries.
Ease of reduction and fixation of fractures, easier restoration of occlusion, prevention of contracture and displacement, ability to reduce displaced or avulsed teeth, early mandibular mobilization, less scarring, less anxiety and shorter hospital stay are among the many benefits associated with comprehensive definitive management of maxillofacial gunshot injuries.