Oral Maxillofacial surgeons are dually qualified doctors in medicine and dentistry.
Oral Maxillofacial surgeons specialise in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the mouth, jaws, face and neck.
The Department Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is also known as Maxillofacial Unit (MFU).
OMFS work in close collaboration with other head and neck specialities including orthodontists, restorative dentists, oncologists, speech and language therapy, neurosurgeons, plastic surgeons and ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgeons.
How we help
Our treatments include:
- benign and malignant head and neck tumours
- salivary gland diseases
- skin surgery
- facial disproportion and corrective jaw surgery
- thyroid and parathyroid surgery
- cysts and tumours of jaws
- dental trauma and fractures of the facial skeleton
- Surgical removal of Impacted teeth
- oral lesions and ulcers
- facial pain
- jaw joint disorders
Getting ready for your appointment
Please bring a list of all your current tables and medicines with you, to your appointment.
Where we are
Royal Sussex County Hospital
Our outpatient department is on the ground floor of the main outpatient building on Eastern Road, opposite the main entrance to the Royal Sussex County Hospital.
Admissions 01273 696955 Ext. 65744
Outpatient appointments 0300 303 8360
Secretary 01273 696955 Ext. 64756 / 67623 / 63695