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Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust

Maxillofacial Unit and Orthodontics

Maxillofacial Unit and Orthodontics


Contact details

Telephone: 01604 523200

Opening times 09:00 to 17:00 Monday to Thursday and 09:00 to 13:00 Friday

How to find us

The maxillofacial and orthodontic unit is situated in area R on the hospital map. The Unit can be accessed directly from the Billing road via the entrance that is situated about 150 yards down from the Cheyne Walk/Billing Road traffic lights.

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  • Diagnosis of head and neck cancer including reconstructive surgery
  • Oral Cancer
  • Surgery for impacted teeth and roots and disease of the oral cavity
  • Salivary gland diseases, disorders and surgery
  • Treatment of facial and jaw injuries (hard and soft tissues)
  • Correction of both congenital and acquired facial and jaw deformities
  • Management of facial pain including jaw joint disorders
  • Orthodontic treatment for complex dental problems including cleft lip/palate, missing teeth, extra teeth or impacted teeth
  • Joint orthodontic and surgical treatment for the management of dentofacial deformity 
  • Oral medicine
  • Surgical treatment of skin lesions of the face, scalp and neck
  • Consultation for patients requiring opinion or treatment planning regarding restorative dentistry
  • Specialist treatment of immediate post-op and follow up wounds by wound care specialist
  • Oral rehabilitation using self or implant retained prosthetics
  • Facial and body rehabilitation utilising specialist bespoke prosthesis

About the team

The team consists of:

  • Five Maxillofacial Consultants
  • Two Orthodontics Consultants 
  • Visiting Consultant in Restorative dentistry
  • Two Specialist Registrars
  • Two Staff Grade Surgeons
  • Two Clinical Assistants
  • Eight Dental Foundation Trainees 
  • One Clinical Nurse Specialist (Departmental Manager)
  • Two Registered General Nurses
  • Six Registered Dental Nurses with radiography qualifications
  • Three Reconstructive Scientists 
  • One Hygienist
  • Three Secretaries
  • Three Receptionists
  • Two Macmillan Head and Neck Nurses

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