Mr David Tighe

Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon


Mr Tighe is our in-house Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon. 

Well respected in his field, Mr Tighe has extensive experience and has many research projects and publications to his name. Currently part of the renowned East Kent Hospitals Maxillofacial Team he combines his wealth of knowledge, meticulous attention to detail and calm and personable manner making him extremely popular with patients.  

Initially studying medicine he gained experience in neurosurgery and accident and emergency during his Junior residences and then continued his studies in dentistry, becoming dually qualified to progress into Oral and Maxillofacial surgery. As clinical lead in East Kent Hospitals he has trained and inspired generations of Junior Medics and as well as continuing his research he contributes and also reviews articles for the prestigious International Journal or Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 

What is a Maxillofacial Surgeon?

A consultant maxillofacial surgeon is a highly specialized medical professional who manages diseases, injuries, and deformities of the face, mouth, jaws, and neck. Their training typically encompasses both medicine and dentistry, providing a unique skill set for the comprehensive treatment of facial conditions.

Mr Tighe specialises in:

  • Facial injuries and fractures and deformities
  • Oral and Skin Cancer
  • Cysts and tumors of the jaws.
  • Salivary gland disease
  • Facial Pain
  • Temporomandibular joint disorders.
  • Impacted teeth and complex tooth extractions.
  • Ridge Augmentation and Dental Implants.
  • Scar revision.

Consultations with Mr Tighe are from £300

Follow up appointments from £200

To make an appointment you can self refer and complete our contact us form or call 01227 369921 and speak to our friendly team.