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Orthodontics

Orthodontics

Referral Process

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

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

Patient Information Leaflets

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

Clinics

All day Monday to Friday

Procedures Provided

Support Offered: 

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

Clinicians - Consultants/Specialist Nurses

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Useful numbers/contacts - All staff can be contacted via switchboard

General Manager:
Charles Frampton 
Charles.Frampton@ldh.nhs.uk
01582 491166 (Ext. 7088)

Sister in charge: 
Karen Chan - 01582 718061

Clinical Director
Mr Derek Von Arx
Derek.Vonarx@ldh.nhs.uk

Outpatients booking department:
01582 561385

Switchboard:
01582 491166