How to refer - Orthodontics 

Referral contact address:

The Orthodontic Administrator
Orthodontic Department
Eastman Dental Hospital
256 Gray's Inn Road
London WC1X 8LD

Telephone: 020 3456 1067

Waiting times for consultation:  2 weeks of receiving referral letter

Referrals made must, in addition to the standard information, contain:

  • Salient features of the malocclusion
  • History of previous orthodontic treatment
  • Recent relevant radiographs where available

Criteria for Acceptance for Treatment:

  • Interceptive treatment to prevent or limit the extent of a developing malocclusion.
  • Growth modification
  • Severe or complex malocclusion
  • Multidisciplinary treatment
  • Moderate complexity occlusion for specialist training purposes

Referrals are accepted on the basis of patients having good oral hygiene and no primary dental disease. Patients presenting with mild malocclusion for treatment on aesthetic grounds and those already undergoing orthodontic treatment started elsewhere eg specialist practice, whether started in this country or abroad will not be normally accepted.