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Dental patient information leaflets

Providing specialist dental care and training

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

Dental care by dental students

Description
This leaflet explains the role of dental students in delivering dental care in Guy's and St Thomas' hospitals.

Dental implant surgery - care of mouth after surgery

Description
The aim of this information sheet is to answer some of the questions you may haveabout returning to your everyday activities after your dental implant surgery. If you haveany further questions or concerns, please speak to the dentist or dental nurse caring foryou.

Dental implants

Description
The aim of this information sheet is to help answer some of the questions you may haveabout having a dental implant. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives of theprocedure as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital. If you have anyquestions or concerns, please do not hesitate to speak to the dentist or dental nursecaring for you.

Dental intravenous sedation in day theatre

Description
The aim of this information booklet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about having intravenous sedation for your dental treatment. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives of the procedure as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Dental intravenous sedation in dental chair

Description
The aim of this information booklet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about having intravenous sedation for your dental treatment. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives of the procedure as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Dental surgery - going home afterwards

Description
The aim of this information sheet is to answer some of the questions you may have about going home after your dental surgery. If you have any further questions or concerns, please speak to a doctor or nurse caring for you.

Dental treatment sedation options

Description
This leaflet helps to answer some of the questions you may have about having conscious sedation before your dental treatment.

Erythema multiforme

Description
This leaflet answers some of the questions about having erythema multiforme or ulcers in your mouth.

Information for patients having a dental cone beam CT scan

Description
A dental cone beam CT scanner uses x-rays and a computer to produce 3D cross sectional images of the jaws and teeth. This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having a dental cone beam computerised tomography (CT) scan.

Information for patients having a head and neck ultrasound

Description
Our ultrasound scanner uses high frequency sound waves to create images of the soft tissues of the face and neck. It is the same type of scan performed on pregnant women to view images of their unborn child. This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having a head and neck ultrasound scan.
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