Restorative Dentistry involves the care of patients who require the restoration of the Oral and Dental tissues. Much of this work involves Multi Disciplinary Team care, with treatment planned jointly between several different departments, such as Orthodontics, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Plastic Surgery.
Outpatients Appointments Line: 01782 676676
At University Hospitals we provide a specialist consultation service for local general dental practitioners who need assistance with treatment planning regarding advanced restorative procedures, denture related difficulties such as periodontal (gum) problems, and dental treatment planning for those patients with medical complications.
We also provide a service that looks after the Head and Neck Cancer patients. Patients suffering from this disease have specialist requirements, and need dental assessment, ongoing hygiene education and therapy, dental maintenance regarding simple things like fillings and extractions, and provision of dentures. A number will also require complex oral and extra Oral Prosthetic Rehabilitation with Obturators and Implants.
Our Dental staff work with together with the Orthodontic team in the planning and delivery of treatment for patients with missing teeth including Hypodontia, Secondary Rehabilitation for Cleft Lip and Palate, and Aesthetic Rehabilitation following some orthodontic treatments.