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Dental patient information leaflets

This page lists leaflets produced or used by our department. Each leaflet is reviewed at least every three years to make sure it is kept up to date.

Care of the mouth after dental extractions

This leaflet explains more about your child returning to their everyday activities after having a tooth taken out (known as a dental extraction) under local anaesthetic.

Cleft palate / cleft gum: orthodontic care

Information leaflet for parents and carers about orthodontic care for their child's cleft palate or gum at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.

Oral health

Tips to help improve your child's oral health.

Presurgical orthopaedics for your baby's cleft lip and palate

Information leaflet for parents and carers, about the treatment a baby needs to prepare for surgery on a facial cleft.

Splints for damaged permanent adult teeth in children

Information for parents of children with splints placed on loose, moved or knocked out adult teeth.

Your child's heart problem and dental care

Information leaflet for parents/carers of a child with heart problems, explaining how poor dental health can lead to endocarditis, and how this can be avoided.
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More patient information leaflets

For an A-Z list of all our patient information leaflets, please see the parents and visitors section.

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