Maxillofacial and orthodontics


The maxillofacial and orthodontics department offers extensive services relating to conditions of the head, neck and mouth. 

Our department treats a range of conditions including trauma to the face and jaws, head and neck infections, various cancers of the head and neck, salivary gland diseases, thyroid diseases, facial deformities, jaw joint conditions, facial pain, removal of heavily decayed or wisdom teeth, cysts and tumours of the jaws, and severe oral ulceration. We may also treat patients requiring routine treatment, but with significant medical problems that may complicate their care.

Orthodontics is the branch of dentistry which is concerned with the growth and development of the face, and we diagnose, prevent and treat problems in these areas in order to improve dental health, function and aesthetics through the use of different types of braces.

Our surgeons may work alongside other specialists, such as oncologists, plastic surgeons and ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgeons and dermatologists.


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Find your ward

  • Barnet Hospital

    Wellhouse Lane
    EN5 3DJ

    Patient enquiries: 020 8216 4600 or 020 8216 4271
    Appointments: 020 8375 1907
    Fax: 020 8216 4560

  • Chase Farm Hospital

    The Ridgeway
    EN2 8JL

    Patient enquiries: 020 8375 2999
    Central appointments: 020 8375 1907
    Fax: 020 8342 1201

  • Edgware Community Hospital

    Burnt Oak Broadway
    HA8 0AD

    Patient and GP enquiries: 020 8952 2381


Referral details

GPs should refer in by using the online e-RS system.

Dentists should refer in via email to using the Maxillofacial Surgery referral form or Orthodontics referral form with an electronic X-RAY attached with the referral, where they would be clinically appropriate. 

Incomplete referral forms and those that are illegible risk rejection. This includes not sending an X-ray, where they would be clinically appropriate.

GPs referring due to suspected Head and Neck cancer must refer in on 2ww pathway using the online e-RS system. Paper referrals will be rejected.

Dentists referring for suspected oral cancers should use the Pan London Suspected Head and Neck Cancer Referral Form, and email completed referrals to 

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