Oral medicine specialist clinics

 

We offer a number of specialist clinics.

  • Oral medicine and dermatology

    This clinic provides a care plan for the management of autoimmune immunobullous conditions, including pemphigus vulgaris and mucous membrane pemphigoid and multi-site lichen planus. There are two clinics per month, staffed by an oral medicine specialist and a dermatologist.

  • Oral medicine and gastroenterology

    This clinic provides a care plan for the management of orofacial granulomatosis. There are two clinics per month, staffed by an oral medicine specialist, a gastroenterologist and a dietitian.

  • Oral medicine and children’s dentistry

    This clinic provides a care plan for the management of oral medicine conditions in children. This includes the management of oral soft and hard tissue lesions in young people. It occurs twice a month and is led by oral medicine and children’s dentistry specialists.

  • Dysplasia clinic with head and neck cancer

    The clinics provides a care plan for the management of dysplasia and potentially premalignant oral epithelial lesions. The service includes a one-stop-shop for selected new patients who require a biopsy on the same day as their initial assessment. In addition to an oral medicine specialist, a head and neck surgeon is also available in clinic when required. There are two clinics a week.

  • Sjögren’s syndrome clinic with rheumatology

    This clinic provides a care plan for the management of Sjögren’s syndrome.

  • Behçet's disease clinic with rheumatology and ophthalmology

    This clinic provides a care plan for the management of Behçet's disease. We hold one clinic per month at St Thomas' Hospital, run by an oral medicine specialist, a rheumatologist and an ophthalmologist.

  • Persistent facial pain with clinical psychology

    This weekly clinic provides a care plan for the management of persistent facial pain, including trigeminal neuralgia. It is staffed by an oral medicine specialist, a clinical psychologist and a restorative dentist if required.