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Orthodontics

Introduction

Orthodontics is the specialist area of dentistry concerned with the growth and development of the teeth, jaws and face. The Orthodontic Service is Consultant led and provides highly specialised treatment for more complex cases.

We care for patients who have:

  • Jaw and facial deformity
  • Unerupted and poorly positioned teeth
  • Congenitally missing teeth
  • Cleft lip and palate

We also provide a multidisciplinary service with our colleagues in Maxillo-Facial Surgery to treat patients who require a combination of jaw or oral surgery as well as orthodontics.

Referral Process

Written referral letters, mainly by general dental practitioners and primary care specialist orthodontists:

Out Patients Booking Dept Luton & Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Lewsey Road, Luton LU4 0DZ

Procedures Provided

  • Assessment of newly referred patients by consultant orthodontists
  • Provision of and ongoing treatment of patients with orthodontic appliances in outpatient

Clinics

All day Monday to Friday

Clinicians - Consultants/Specialist Nurses

Orthodontics

Mr Mohamed-Saeed Seedat Consultant Orthodontist
Mr Ali Sattarzadeh Consultant Orthodontist
Miss Nazan Adali Consultant Orthodontist

Useful Contacts

Sister in charge: Karen Chan
01582 718061
Clinical Director: Mr Derek Von Arx
[email protected]
Outpatients booking department: 01582 561385
Switchboard 01582 491166
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