Patient Information Leaflets
Apicectomy Download document
Apicectomy is a minor surgical procedure where the apical part of a tooth root is removed and curettage of the tissues around the apex of the root is carried out in order to remove any infected tissue that lies around the apex of the root of the tooth
Apicectomy diagrams Download document
Diagrams showing Apicectomy procedure
Indicator of Sedation Need (IOSN) Download document
Anxiety Questionnaire. This tool has been developed to support clinical decision making and also to identify the need of sedation in a population for those planning appropriate dental sedation services.
Mouth Cancer Diagnosis and Prevention Download document
Joint statement from the British Society for Oral Medicine (BSOM) and Cancer Research UK (CRUK) With the Chief Dental Officers of England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland; the Royal Colleges Dental Faculty Deans in England, Edinburgh and Glasgow; the British Dental Association (BDA); the British Dental Health Foundation (BDHF); the British Society for Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology (BSOMP), the British Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (BAOMS), the British Association of Oral Surgeons (BAOS), and the Association of British Academic Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (ABAOMS).
Oral Surgery for Children Download document
This is an information leaflet for the parents of children having Oral Surgery in hospital.
Post operative instructions Download document
Post-Operative Instructions Following Oral Surgery
Removal of Wisdom Teeth Download document
This information is for patients who may need to have an operation to remove their impacted wisdom teeth. It explains why they may need to be removed, what is involved any risks or complications that there may be.
Sedation for minor oral surgery Download document
Information on Sedation for minor oral surgery
Temporomandibular Joint Conditions Download document
Temporomandibular Jaw disorders (TMDs) refers to a group of disorders affecting the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), masticatory muscles and the associated structures.These disorders share the symptoms of pain, limited mouth opening and joint noises
Uncovering canines Download document
This information is designed to help your understanding of the condition where an upper canine tooth fails to erupt normally and what treatments are available to help remedy it.
Recent Blog Posts
- The 2nd International Symposium on Medication-related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw (MRONJ) on November 2, 2018
- BAOS South East Study Day – Paediatric Oral Surgery – Friday 2 November, Oxford on November 2, 2018 8:45 am
- Oral Surgery Commissioning Symposium – Manchester on November 6, 2018