Treatment restrictions due to coronavirus (COVID-19)

As part of our longstanding relationship, we are proud to be dedicating our resources to the NHS at this important time. As a result many of our treatments are currently suspended and we are reviewing all planned procedures and consultations. We are making every effort to talk to impacted patients and apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Mr Andrew Sidebottom

Mr Andrew Sidebottom

Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon
BDS (hons), MBChb (hons), FRCS (Eng), FRCS (OMFS)

Practising at

Spire Nottingham Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Andrew Sidebottom at Spire include:

Oral and maxillofacial surgery

Other treatments

  • Dimpleplasty
  • Microdermabrasion
  • TMJ (jaw joint) disorders, facial pain 

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Professional profile

I have been a consultant in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Nottingham University Hospitals, UK since 2001.

My specialist interest is in the management of TMJ disorders and I am one of six UK surgeons carrying out significant numbers of TMJ replacement (over 300) and also in facial deformity and facial cosmetic surgery and additionally provide an oral surgery and dental implant service.

I am a NICE expert adviser for TMJ replacement (2009, 2014) and an adviser for NHS England. I have been the lead for the TMJ Special Interest Group of BAOMS (2014-2018), secretary of the British Association of TMJ Surgeons (2006-2018) and Past President of the European Society for TMJ Surgery (2013).

I am the associate editor and expert adviser for TMJ for the British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (2009-), and have over 80 published articles and 20 book chapters mainly on TMJ, including Grays Anatomy. I am considered to be a leading world expert in TMJ management.

Research interests: I referee articles for the British, European and International Journals of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and for Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology. I’m also section editor and specialist adviser in TMJ surgery for the British Journal. I’ve written two book chapters, 28 peer reviewed papers and given 44 international scientific presentations. I’m also an internationally invited key note speaker on TMJ replacement.

Clinical Interests

Maxillofacial surgery
Oral and maxillofacial surgery
Oral surgery

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Qualification and professional memberships

BDS / University of Bristol / 1986
Bachelor of Dentistry

FDSRCS part 1 / Edinburgh / 1987
Faculty of Dental Surgery

FDSRCS part 2 / UK / 1992
Faculty of Dental Surgery

MB ChB / University of Birmingham Medical School / 1993
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

FRCS / UK / 1995
Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons

FRCS (OMFS) / UK / 2000
Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (OMFS)

Professional memberships

British Medical Association
British Association Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
British Association TMJ Surgeons
European Society TMJ Surgery
Dental Protection Society
American Society TMJ Surgery
Association Facial Plastic Surgeons
Royal College of Surgeons

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Current NHS posts

Nottingham University Hospitals

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Private contact details

Telephone For appointments at Spire Nottingham Hospital 0115 937 7735