Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Outpatient clinic booking enquiries

0300 422 6940

Enquiries regarding outpatient minor operations

0300 422 3197

Enquiries about inpatient and day surgery

0300 422 8192

Our Oral & Maxillofacial Surgical team specialise in the treatment of diseases, injuries, tumours and deformities of the mouth, jaw and face.

Patients are referred to us from both medical and dental practitioners. We also receive patient referrals from the county's two Emergency Departments (A&Es) if the patient has suffered facial trauma including broken jaws, cheekbones and facial lacerations.

What we do

Dento-alveolar surgery

  • Wisdom tooth surgery (removal & coronectomy)
  • Removal of impacted / malpositioned teeth
  • Surgical endodontics (apicectomy & retro-grade filling)
  • Removal of jaw cysts
  • Treatment of severe dental and facial infections.

Conscious sedation

Facial trauma

  • Fractured jaws, cheekbones & noses
  • Initial treatment of avulsed (knocked-out) teeth
  • Facial lacerations

Head & neck cancer surgery

  • Removal of mouth, jaw and face cancer
  • Reconstruction with skin and /or bone grafts
  • Removal of benign and malignant salivary gland tumours

Salivary gland surgery

  • Removal of benign and malignant salivary gland tumours and cysts
  • Removal of salivary gland stones (endoscopically if appropriate)

Skin cancer surgery

  • Removal of benign and malignant skin tumours with cosmetic reconstruction

Dento-facial orthopaedic & sleep apnoea surgery

  • Surgical management of acquired and developmental dental and facial disproportion
  • Separating and repositioning of upper and / or lower jaws
  • Surgical & non-surgical management of sleep apnoea (with Orthodontic colleagues)

Oral medicine

  • Recurrent oral ulceration
  • White patches within the mouth
  • Facial pain
  • Investigation of salivary gland disorders.

What we don't do

Dental problems eg toothache or lost or loose fillings and crowns

We do not provide this service, so if you need support with this please contact your dentist, call 111 or visit the Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust Website.

Outpatient clinics

At your first appointment you will be seen in one of the following outpatient clinics.

  • Gloucestershire Royal Hospital - Ground floor of new hospital building
  • Cheltenham General Hospital - East Block Outpatient Department
  • Cirencester Hospital - Treatment Centre, 1st floor or main Outpatient Department, ground floor

Where we are located

If you need surgery, this will be carried out in one of the following areas depending on the nature of your surgery:

Oral & Maxillofacial Outpatient Clinics

  • Gloucestershire Royal Hospital - Ground floor of new hospital building
  • Cheltenham General Hospital - East Block Outpatient Department
  • Cirencester Hospital - Treatment Centre, first floor

Day Surgery

  • Day Surgery Unit - Gloucestershire Royal Hospital
  • Treatment Centre - First Floor, Cirencester Hopspital

Inpatient surgery

  • Ward 2B - Gloucestershire Royal Hospital
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