Orthodontics  

Orthodontics is concerned with the growth and development of the teeth, jaws and face; including the correction of dental and facial abnormalities. Orthodontic management involves the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of abnormalities in these areas to produce healthy, functional bite; creating greater resistance to disease and improving dentofacial appearance. 

The orthodontic service provided within the EDH setting varies significantly from that provided within the primary care setting either in specialist practice, community or general practice. The department focuses on providing advice to a range of practitioners including specialist practitioners and undertakes treatment of patients with integrated treatment needs. 

The department also has a high number of multidisciplinary clinics with other specialties. Patients are seen for assessment and diagnosis, treatment, advice and second opinion and treatment if they fall into the listed categories below:

Conditions treated

Orthodontic treatment is provided for severe and complex malocclusions and those requiring multidisciplinary treatment. Ten general diagnostic clinics are held each week, as well as the following multidisciplinary clinics:

  • Craniofacial
  • Hypodontia
  • Orthodontic-Paedodontic
  • Orthodontic-Periodontal
  • Orthodontic-Restorative
  • Orthognathic

Service statistics

25,000 patients are seen annually, of whom approximately 2,000 are new patients.

Professor Susan Cunningham Orthodontics
Mr Daljit Gill Orthodontics
Mr Joseph Noar Orthodontics
Dr Justin Shute Orthodontics
Miss Priti Acharya Orthodontics
Miss Samantha Hodges Orthodontics
Mr Howard Moseley Orthodontics
Mr Sadaf Khan Orthodontics
Ms Joanne Collins Orthodontics , Hypodontia clinic
Prof Nigel Hunt Craniofacial growth and development, Orthodontics

 Contact details

Orthodontics
Eastman Dental Hospital
Orthodontic Department (Basement)
256 Gray's Inn Road
London, WC1X 8LD

Patient enquiries
Telephone: 020 3456 1067 / 020 3456 1068

GP enquiries
Telephone: 020 3456 1067 / 020 3456 1068
Fax: 020 3456 1238

Service manager - Sharon Ball
Email: Sharon.Ball@uclh.nhs.uk

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