Mouth (oral) medicine

Your appointment

We offer telephone and face-to-face appointments.

For face-to-face appointments please arrive 10 minutes before your appointment time.

For telephone appointments, please make sure that your contact details are correct with our reception team.

How to get an appointment

You can be referred to our service by your:

  • GP
  • dentist
  • hospital clinician

Changing your appointment

New patients

Phone: 020 7188 8006

Email: [email protected]

Existing patients

Phone: 020 7188 7188 extension 50206 or extension 88242

Email: [email protected]

Please have your hospital number and date of birth available.

You can change or cancel up to 24 hours before your appointment. Please give us as much notice as possible so that we can offer cancelled appointments to other patients.

If you cancel your appointment with less than 24 hours notice, we may discharge you from our care.

Before your appointment

Please bring with you:

  • a list of all medicines you're taking
  • any drug allergies you have

Please provide details of:

  • any previous diagnoses relating to your current condition
  • results or details of previous tests or treatments, such as biopsies and scans
  • other health professionals involved in your care

During your appointment

Appointments usually last about 30 minutes but may be longer if you need tests such as blood tests, biopsies or ultrasound scans.

You may meet different members of our staff including:

  • consultants
  • registrars
  • speciality dentists
  • dental trainees
  • dental nurses

We are part of King's College London Dental Institute and students often work in our clinics, supervised by senior staff.

After your appointment

After your appointment we'll write to you with a summary of your visit.

If you need a follow-up appointment, our booking team will contact you by letter or text message with the details of your next appointment.

If you have any queries, please email [email protected].

Contact us

For more information, please contact us.

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Do you have any comments or concerns about your care?

Contact our Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)

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