Paediatric dentistry

What we do

We treat childeren who:

  • have a large number of decayed teeth
  • have injured both their baby and adult teeth
  • have problems with how their teeth have grown
  • have special needs, such as other medical conditions or physical or mental disabilities. We see these children in our special Rainbow Suite.
  • need surgery, such as to remove impacted or extra teeth
  • are very anxious and need sedation or general anaesthesia before they can be treated.


First floor, Dental Institute, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS

Contact Details

  • Main Reception: +44 (0)20 3299 3055
  • Paediatric Dental Clinic: +44 (0)20 3299 2514

Conditions we treat

We treat children:

  • with a large number of decayed teeth
  • who have sustained trauma to both primary and adult teeth
  • with any dental developmental anomalies
  • with special needs - medically compromised; physical and mental disabilities
  • requiring surgery eg removal of impacted teeth or extra teeth
  • who are very anxious and require sedation or general anaesthesia.

Booking a patient at King's

Routine Referrals

For routine referrals, contact Paediatric Dental Reception on 020 3299 3055 or send a referral letter to:

Paediatric Dental Department
The Dental Institute
King's College Hospital
Denmark Hill
London SE5 9RS

Emergency Referrals

For emergency referrals between 9-5 Monday to Friday, ring 020 3299 3075. Out of hours please visit A&E.

Other Queries

For all other queries, contact the Paediatric Dental Clinic on 020 3299 2514.

Referral Forms

There are no referral forms for this service.

Key Clinical Staff

Name Job Title
Dr Meera Ahluwalia Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry
Miss Laura Brown Locum Consultant
Ms Marielle Kabban Consultant
Mrs Liege Lourenço-Matharu Associate Specialist In Dental Paediatric Sedation
Ms Julie Mitchell Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry
Miss Clair laura Taylor Specialist Dental Technician Paedodontics