Orthodontics Service

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					Orthodontics Service

Orthodontics is a specialised branch of dentistry concerned with the development
and management of irregularities and abnormalities of the teeth, jaws and face. Its
aim is to produce a healthy, functional bite, creating greater resistance to disease
and improving personal appearance. This contributes to mental and physical well
being.

Services provided

This specialist service is run by Mr Chadwick and Mr Dowsing at RSH who provide a
comprehensive care package for patients with impacted teeth, ectopic teeth, missing
teeth, supernumerary teeth, facial disproportion, cleft lip and palate, crossbites,
unerupted teeth and buried teeth.

Indications for referral and clinical findings

Anomaly of dental arch
Anomaly of tooth position
Cleft palate
Congenital anomaly in number of teeth
Dentofacial anomaly
Disorder of tooth development
Facial asymmetry
Tooth eruption disorder



NAME                   DESIGNATION                      SITE TELEPHONE
Mr J C Chadwick        Consultant Orthodontist          RSH 01743 261000 ext 1487
Mr J C Chadwick        Consultant Orthodontist          PRH 01952 641222 ext 4172
Mr P Dowsing           Consultant Orthodontist          PRH 01952 641222 ext 4172

How to refer patients to the service

This service is available on Choose and Book.

				
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