The orthodontic service 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 paediatric dentistry department undertakes specialist dental treatment for those under 17 years of age, and deals with the aetiology, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of oral disorders; and mouth conditions and teeth in children.