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Our Services A - Z - Oral Maxillofacial Unit

About the service

Oral and Maxillo-facial surgery is the surgical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the mouth, jaws, face and neck.

At St Helens Hospital we offer Outpatient clinics in the generality of Oral and Maxillofacial for patients of Knowlsey and St Helens. We invite referrals from primary care doctors and dentists for the entire remit of oral and maxillofacial surgery, including but not limited to, dento-alveolar surgery, oral medicine, facial deformity, head and neck oncology including suspected oral cancers, salivary gland pathology and cutaneous pathology of the head and neck and temporomandibular pathology.

Cleft Lip and palate and Craniofacial pathology is managed at Alder Hey and acute maxillofacial trauma is managed at Aintree hospital.

We strive to meet the highest standards and to provide:-

  • A high quality and efficient service to all our patients
  • A safe welcoming and infection free unit
  • A service that is responsive to the needs of individual patients

We accept referrals for the following:-


Page last updated on 10th May 2022

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