We provide a highly specialised orthodontic service for adults and children. We work with the oral and maxillofacial, restorative dentistry, ear, nose and throat (ENT) and respiratory services to provide care and treatment. The service is based at Queen Mary’s Hospital, Sidcup.
We treat conditions including:
- teeth and jaw development problems in children
- severely crowded and unerupted teeth
- missing teeth
- incorrect bites
- severe facial disproportion in adults
- sleep apnoea (interrupted breathing during sleep)
- cleft lip, palate and craniofacial (head and face) problems
Preparing for your appointment
- Referrals to our service are made by your GP or dentist.
- You must be registered with a dentist who has agreed to provide you with routine dental care while you are having specialist orthodontic treatment.
- Please bring with you any x-rays of your teeth or jaws taken within the past 12 months
Queen Mary’s Hospital, Sidcup
The Gillies Unit, Level 2 B-Block, Queen Mary’s Hospital, Frognal Avenues, Sidcup, DA14 6LT
Tel: 020 3960 5500
For GPs and referrers
You can refer using NHS e-Referral, or by sending a referral letter including patient and practice details to the Orthodontic department using one of the following methods:
Tel: 020 3299 4988
Post: Queen Mary’s Hospital, Junction 7, Outpatient’s Department, Block A
Please send a referral letter to the Orthodontic department, indicating that it is urgent, using one of the methods indicated above.
We see patients:
- with an orthodontic malocclusion that is graded 4 or 5 according to the Index of Orthodontic treatment need
- who require multidisciplinary care with restorative dentistry, maxillofacial surgery or treatment by a specialist in Community Dentistry.
Special consideration will be given to medically compromised patients. We accept referrals from dentists and doctors. Patients must have healthy teeth, good oral hygiene and be registered with a dentist who they see for routine care before they start treatment.