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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 three years to make sure it is kept up to date.

Free dental care with students in training

Description:
This leaflet gives information about the free dental treatment available through our dental institute, and outlines the level of commitment we need from you, as a patient, to successfully complete your treatment.

Gabapentin for chronic facial pain

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about taking gabapentin to treat your chronic facial pain.

Having intravenous sedation at the dentist

Description:
A leaflet for children and young people, and their parents or guardians, about intravenous sedation - how to prepare, how it helps, what it feels like and what happens afterwards.

Hypodontia

Description:
This leaflet explains about hypodontia (missing teeth) and the treatments available.

Inhalation sedation for your dental treatment

Description:
Information leaflet about having inhalation sedation (a gas that relaxes you and makes you feel sleepy) before dental treatment at Guy's and St Thomas'.

Intralesional injections of steroids

Description:
This leaflet gives more information about having an intralesional injection of corticosteroids (triamcinolone acetonide) in the Oral Medicine Department. It explains the benefits, risks and any alternatives, as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Intravenous sedation for your dental treatment

Description:
Information leaflet about having intravenous sedation (a drug to relax you injected into a vein in your arm) before dental treatment at Guy's and St Thomas'.

Lamotrigine for chronic facial pain

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about taking lamotrigine to treat your chronic facial pain.

Local anaesthetic testing

Description:
This leaflet will answer some of the questions you may have about having a local anaesthetic allergy test. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives to the procedure, as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Mandibular repositioning appliance

Description:
This leaflet explains more about your mandibular repositioning appliance (MRA), what it is for and how you should use it.
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