Mr Keith Smith: Oral surgery
Search

Mr Keith Smith

Oral surgery

  • Fee assured
Overview

About me

My specialist field is Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. I was a Senior Lecturer in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Sheffield and Honorary Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon at the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust for over 22 years until I resigned at the end of March 2017.

I continue to work in both private hospital based oral and maxillofacial surgery practice the BMI Thornbury Hospital in Sheffield and in private oral surgery specialist practice in Sheffield.

I undertake a broad range of work within the field of Oral Surgery and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery including the diagnosis and treatment of lesions of the head and neck.

I have over 30 years’ experience in the management and treatment of patients with oral and facial injuries, the last 22 years as a Senior Lecturer and Consultant in a large Teaching Hospital.

I am a leading expert in the management of lingual and inferior alveolar nerve injuries, which are usually sustained during the removal of impacted wisdom teeth. Lingual nerve injury can be very debilitating resulting not only in numbness but also painful dysaesthesia in the tongue.

Before I resigned from the University of Sheffield at the end of March 2017, I was treating the majority of the patients undergoing orthognathic/facial deformity surgery in Sheffield, carrying out more than 25 bimaxillary osteotomies each year;

I also held regular joint clinics with the Consultants in the Department of Paediatric Dentistry where we examined paediatric patients with complex oral and maxillofacial surgery problems.

Areas of interest

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and all Oral Surgery including Paediatric oral surgery; Removal of impacted teeth, wisdom teeth, buried roots, cysts of the jaw, and other lesions of the jaws; Complicated tooth extractions; Pre-orthodontic surgery including exposure of buried teeth and the bonding of gold chains; Mouth and lip lesions; Oral infections; Frenectomies including release of tongue tie; Diagnosis and treatment of Facial Pain; Temporomandibular joint pain, clicking and locking (TMJ); Salivary gland disease, stones, mucous cysts; Bone grafts for implants; Oral medicine, red and white patches, sore mouth, mouth ulcers;

Medical secretaries

Anaesthetists worked with

About me
My qualifications & training
My private practice
Consultant's practices
Information for healthcare professionals

Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)

Procedures completed

  • F0910

    Surgical removal of impacted/buried tooth/teeth - (5-50)

    BMI Thornbury Hospital (1-5)

  • F0950

    Surgical removal of complicated buried roots - (1-5)

    BMI Thornbury Hospital (1-5)

  • F0200

    Excision of lesion of lip - (1-5)

  • F1810

    Enucleation of cyst of jaw - (1-5)

  • F2620

    Frenotomy /frenectomy of tongue - (1-5)

Edit details Print page

The information contained on Finder is submitted by consultants, therapists and facilities, and is declared by these third parties to be correct and compliant with the standards and codes of conduct specified by their relevant regulatory body. Bupa cannot guarantee the accuracy of all of the information provided.

You can find out more about the data and information on Finder and our website terms of use here.