Conditions treated

  • Dentoalveolar surgery (removal of wisdom teeth and retained roots)
  • Oral medicine (investigation of mouth ulcers, white patches, lumps and bumps)
  • Facial pain (investigation and management of face, mouth and jaw joint pain)
  • Salivary gland disease (treatment of salivary gland swellings, lumps and stones)
  • Facial trauma (management of facial lacerations and fractures)
  • Orthognathic surgery (treatment of patients with jaw alignment problems)
  • Facial skin surgery (surgery for facial skin lesions including skin cancer)
  • Oral cancer (treatment for mouth cancer)
  • Head, face and neck lumps (investigation and treatment of any head and neck lumps or swellings)

Services provided

General oral and maxillofacial surgery

  • Outpatient clinics
    • Consultations for new and review patients
    • Local anaesthetic procedures
       
  • Day stay general anaesthetic operating lists
    • Performed in Diagnosis and Treatment Centre

Specialised Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

  • Facial skin surgery – performed under local anaesthetic
  • Multidisciplinary clinics – facial deformity
  • Inpatient operating lists – performed at Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford
  • Restorative clinics – treatment planning clinics undertaken by a specialist prosthodontist for patients with complex restorative needs

Other activity

  • Specialist advice for both general dental and medical practitioners
  • Ward reviews of inpatients with oral and maxillofacial conditions
  • Provision of clinical attachments for general dental practitioners, dental nurses, medical and dental students
  • On-site maxillofacial laboratory

Oral and facial surgery and orthodontic laboratory

About Us

The Oral and Facial Surgery and Orthodontic Laboratory provides a high quality specialised service to Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. 

The Dental Laboratory also undertakes income generation on behalf of the Trust by providing appliances for Hospitals, Specialist Practices and General Dental Practices.

The laboratory is registered with The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency to manufacture custom made medical devices.  The team has considerable experience in the manufacture of a wide range of fixed and removal devices.

Key Personnel

The laboratory team comprises of four highly qualified, experienced and motivated technicians.

Greg Ashton, Laboratory Manager

Mark Chivers, Assistant Manager

Emma Lilley, Senior Technician

Philip Webb, Senior Technician 

All staff are registered with The General Dental Council.

Laboratory Services

Our laboratory provides a wide variety of specialist devices including;

  • Simple and complex orthodontic appliances
  • Orthodontic Study models
  • Orthodontic retainers
  • Par scoring
  • Sports mouth guards
  • Orthognathic surgery model planning including positioning splints
  • Surgical planning using OPAL
  • Surgical cover plates
  • Surgical splints
  • Complex dentures including palatal obturators
  • Sleep apnoea devices

Other services can be undertaken on request.

A price list for these services is available.

The team

Greg Ashton, Laboratory Manager

01256 313249

Greg.ashton@hhft.nhs.uk

Oral and Facial Surgery and Orthodontics Team

Mr Mike Bater - Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial / Head and Neck Surgeon

Mr James Sloane - Locum Consultant in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Miss Mairead Hayes - Consultant Orthodontist

Elaine Weaver - Orthodontic Clinical Assistant

Mr Mohammed Atweh - Associate Specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Miss Naema Ben-Gharbia - Specialty Doctor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Miss Teniola Oyeleye – Specialist Registrar in Orthodontics 

Roy Patel - Specialist in Prosthodontics

Greg Ashton - Laboratory Manager

Mark Chivers - Assistant Laboratory Manager

Philip Webb - Senior Laboratory Technician

Emma Lilley - Senior Laboratory Technician

Sarah Bates - Specialist Dental Nurse

Rose Green - Specialist Dental Nurse

Sarah Milgrom, Specialist Dental Nurse

Aly Robertson - Specialist Dental Nurse

Emma Connolly - Specialist Dental Nurse

Julie McIntosh - Medical Secretary