Oral and maxillofacial surgery and orthodontics

The department of oral and maxillofacial surgery offers a comprehensive service relating to conditions of the face, mouth and jaws, including a routine assessment and treatment service for common oral surgical conditions

Contact us

All appointments: 01223 216 412

Orthodontic clinic: 01223 216 412

Maxillofacial laboratory: 01223 216 636

Specialist areas of surgery include those for:

We offer a multidisciplinary-team-based approach in head and neck oncology, and cleft lip and palate, and work closely with consultants in the ear, nose and throat (ENT), plastic surgery, neurosurgery and cancer services.

The combined department of oral and maxillofacial surgery and orthodontics is supported by a full-time maxillofacial technician, who has special expertise in maxillofacial prostheses.

Specialist clinics

  • Facial deformity (orthognathic) clinic
  • Joint cleft lip and palate clinic (role of max.fax technicians)
  • Joint head and neck oncology clinic


The orthodontic department works closely with the maxillofacial and plastic surgeons and offers a consultation service to all local practitioners. Treatment within the hospital is undertaken only on complex cases.

Specialist Restorative Dentistry

A consultant and specialist in restorative dentistry works closely with medical and dental consultant colleagues in the cleft lip and palate, head and neck cancer and hypodontia multidisciplinary teams providing specialist consultations and treatments for these patients.

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