Consultant Oral Surgeon

Located in Manchester

Location

The BMI Alexandra Hospital,
Mill Lane, Cheadle,
Cheshire. SK8 2PX.

Consultant in Oral Surgery

Dr Helen Petersen is an experienced consultant oral surgeon, managing a broad range of surgical conditions in both adult and paediatric patients.

She routinely undertakes complex extractions, including wisdom tooth removal and roots and she has a particular special interest in the removal/exposure of impacted canines and other teeth, for the provision of orthodontic treatment. Dr Helen Petersen is also experienced in the diagnosis and management of oral medicine complaints, such as lichen planus and ulcers. She has also spent several years training under a specialist facial pain service at the Eastman Dental Institute, and accepts referrals for facial pain conditions.

Oral Surgery

Adult and paediatric oral surgery under local anaesthetic, general anaesthetic and intravenous sedation

Tooth Removal

Removal of teeth, roots and wisdom teeth

Surgery for Orthodontics

Exposure/surgical removal of impacted canines and other teeth for the provision of orthodontic treatment

Facial Pain

Diagnosis and management of facial pain conditions

Oral Medicine

Diagnosis and management of conditions such as lichen planus, ulcers and white patches

Oral Pathology

Soft/hard tissue biopsies, frenectomies, management of cysts of the jaws, apicectomies and closure of oroantral communications

Dr Helen Petersen

BDS (Hons), MFDS RCS, Prof Cert TLHPE (FHEA),
MAcad MedEd, MOral Surg RCS, PhD

Consultant in Oral Surgery

Dr Helen Petersen is an experienced consultant oral surgeon, managing a broad range of surgical conditions. She has a particular special interest in the removal/exposure of impacted canines and other teeth, for the provision of orthodontic treatment. Dr Helen Petersen is also experienced in the diagnosis and management of oral medicine complaints. She has also spent several years training under a specialist facial pain service at the Eastman Dental Institute, and accepts referrals for facial pain conditions.

Dr Helen Petersen treats both adults and children of all ages. She currently leads the paediatric oral surgery service for Manchester Foundation Trust, where she is a practicing consultant. This role sees her working closely with paediatric dentists, orthodontists, restorative dentists and general practitioners, in the joint management of her patients. Additionally, Dr Helen Petersen is a key member of the Manchester Hypodontia team, managing patients with complex dental needs. In recognition of her excellent team working skills and clinical care, she has been awarded two clinical excellence awards.
Dr Helen Petersen has a strong academic record, and is the current Editor-in-Chief of the international journal; Oral Surgery. She has a PhD and has published extensively and presented her research internationally. She is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Manchester, and Programme Director for the Masters programmes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Nationally, she sits on the Council of the British Association of Oral Surgeons, and is an invited examiner for the Overseas Registration Examination.

Dr Helen Petersen accepts both self-funded patients, and patients with medical insurance.

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Private Practice Manager

Diane Steward-Harrison

Location

The BMI Alexandra Hospital,
Mill Lane, Cheadle,
Cheshire. SK8 2PX.