The following services are accessed via appointment only following referral from a medical doctor or dental practitioner:
Emergency Dental Care
In an emergency please contact NHS Direct in the first instance at www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk or 0845 46 47. NHS Direct can be contacted for health advice 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Click here for infomation about emergency dental services provided by the hospital.
Dental Outreach Centre
The Dental Outreach Centre is located on the Lower Ground Floor of Boots High Street store in Birmingham city centre.
General Anaesthesia for Children
The General Anaesthetic Unit provides facilities for both outpatient 'chair' general anaesthetics and day-stay treatment for children under 16 years of age.
Oral Medicine is a specialty of dentistry concerned with the oral health care of patients with chronic, recurrent and medically related disorders of the oral and maxillofacial region, and with their diagnosis and principally non-surgical management.
The Oral Surgery Department provides a consultant-led specialist diagnostic, advisory and secondary care treatment service for referred patients with particular reference to all aspects of outpatient Oral Surgery, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders and facial pain.
Orthodontics is concerned with major variants in tooth alignment, tooth positioning and facial skeletal and soft-tissue relationships that have adverse effects on dental health and on dental and facial appearance.
Paediatric Dentistry covers all aspects of oral health care for children, who are unique in their stages of development, oral disease, behavioural and oral health needs.
Periodontology is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and conditions of the soft and hard supporting tissues of the teeth, and the management of oral manifestations of systemic diseases.
Walk in centre
The Walk in centre provides a full dental casualty service for the relief of pain. Dental undergraduate students may be allocated to these clinics as part of their dental education.
Prosthetic Dentistry is concerned with the restoration and maintenance of oral function by the replacement of missing teeth and structures primarily by the use of removable and fixed protheses.
Restorative dentistry is concerned with the diagnosis and integrated effective management of patients with diseases of the oral cavity, the teeth and supporting structures.