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Restorative Dentistry provides consultation and treatment services for a range of oral diseases and injuries. This is strictly limited to highest priority patient groups. These include patients with facial injuries or deformities, or head and neck cancers. It also provides dental health services to other patients with medical conditions or special needs such as patients who are immuno-compromised, who have cancer affecting their head and neck, haemophilia and other blood disorders.
The Department has six surgeries and provides an outpatient service. It is a Centre of Excellence with two consultants in restorative and implant dentistry, two specialist registrars, a specialty dentist, several clinical assistant, two hygienists and one oral health adviser. The Department enjoys a strong training reputation. It works closely with Cardiothoracic, Haematology, Haematoncology and the Head and Neck multidisciplinary team.
The Department also provides an advisory service for referred patients and also a limited treatment service for complex dental problems.