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The Department of Dentistry provides clinical care for children and adolescents with complex medical and dental problems which may prevent them from obtaining dental care safely elsewhere.We provide preventive, restorative and some orthodontic services under local and general anaesthesia along with routine dental care.Given the highly specialist nature of the Department of Dentistry, eligibility criteria exist which must be met before patients are able to be accepted for care.
The Department of Dentistry has a close relationship with
the Department of Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery in order
to co-ordinate clinical care for children with cleft lip and palate
and/or children who require Maxillofacial or Craniofacial
The Department of Dentistry provides clinical care in
order to optimise the oral health of children and enhance
knowledge and understanding of the medically and physically
compromised child through research, teaching and collaboration with
other health care professionals.
The Department of Dentistry aims to be an internationally
renowned centre of excellence in the management of children with
specific medical, dental and orofacial problems.