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Dental Department

Dental Department

The dental department was established in June 2012 with three clinical staff members, offering b basic Dental services.

However, over the years it has grown to become a major department in the hospital, offering major dental services, including specialist consultations and treatments.

Presently, the department is run on a public-private partnership basis.


Hospital Employed Doctors:

  1. One consultant family dentist
  2. One visiting a maxillofacial surgeon
  3. One visiting orthodontist
  4. Two senior dental officers
  5. One dental officer
  6. One locum dental officer
  7. One NYSC dental officer

The private partner employed doctors:

  1. One dentist (Full time)
  2. One dentist (Part-time)

Hospital employed dental therapists:

  1. Two principal dental therapists

Hospital employed dental nurses/technicians/assistants

  1. One senior dental technician
  2. Two dental technicians
  3. One locum dental technician
  4. One executive officer


The following services are currently provided in the Dental department

  1. Minor dental surgeries, e.g simple and surgical extractions
  2. Maxillofacial surgeries, both simple and complex surgeries, including surgery for Facial tumours and fractures
  3. Dental restorations such as tooth filling
  4. Scaling and polishing, and Minor periodontal procedures
  5. Root canal treatments and endodontic surgeries
  6. Orthodontic procedures such as fixing of braces, and child dental health
  7. Prosthodontics- both fixed and removable, such as crowns, bridges, and removable dentures.
  8. Oral health education and counseling,
  9. Diagnosis of oral and maxillofacial diseases.
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