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Oral and Maxillofacial

The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department works closely with orthodontic, paediatric dentistry and emergency general anaesthetics dental services through the Dental Hospital. Nursing, hygienist and radiographic staff provide multidisciplinary support working with other clinical specialties.

Services include

Advanced facilities and expertise are available in:

  • Resection and reconstruction procedures for cancer of the jaw and salivary glands.
  • Temporomandibular joint arthoscopy and surgery for joint arthropathy and ankylosis.
  • Craniofacial and orthognathic surgery, including cleft lip and plate reconstruction.
  • Laser and cryotherapy for oral pre-cancer and cancerous lesions.
  • Major orofacial cancer surgery.
  • Diagnosis and management of orofacial pain.
  • Osseo-integration surgical procedures and associated laboratory support for prosthetic repair of cranial, facial and oral defects.
  • 24-hour maxillofacial cover for trauma and emergencies.
  • Secondary and tertiary referrals of dentoalveolar problems in patients with cardiac, cancer and haematological diseases.
  • Diagnosis and management of lingual and inferior alveolar injuries.



Reception and appointments

tel 020 7377 7000 ext 2067 or 2070 RLH