Maxillofacial and orthodontics
- Multi-disciplinary care for patients with head and neck cancer and facial deformity
- Major training centre for consultants in maxillofacial surgery and orthodontics
- Cleft outreach clinic to South Thames cleft centre
- Maxillofacial and Orthodontic Laboratory provides a high quality service to surgeons, clinicians and patients with bespoke prostheses and dental appliances.
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The Maxillofacial surgery and orthodontics department looks after patients with diseases and problems concerning the mouth, face, jaws and neck.
Maxillofacial surgery includes the diagnosis and management of facial injuries, head and neck cancers, salivary gland diseases, facial disproportion, facial pain, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders, impacted teeth, cysts and tumours of the jaws as well as numerous problems affecting the oral mucosa such as mouth ulcers and infections.
The orthodontic consultants and their team provide care for adult and paediatric patients with more complex orthodontic needs, including those with facial deformity, and cleft lip and palate.
Facial Skin Surgery
Facial Deformity Surgery
Salivary Gland Surgery
Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery
Temporomandibular joint problems
Specialty Manager – Sheena Merry
Clinical Directors – Mr Martin Danford (Maxillofacial) and Mr Nigel Taylor (Orthodontics)
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons:
– Miss Carrie Newlands
– Professor Piet Haers
– Mr Paul Johnson
– Colonel Nigel Clark
– Mr Martin Danford
– Mr Malcom Bailey
– Mr Mike Bater
– Mr Jacob D’Souza
– Colonel Jamie Coombes
– Mr Nigel Taylor
– Miss Gursharan Minhas
South Thames Clinical Nurse Specialist for cleft and lip: Ann Young
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