The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Information for Referrers


This section contains information on how to refer a patient to Leeds Dental Institute for specialist treatment.

The NHS Leeds Dental Referral Protocols document provides a clinical framework and guidance for dental practitioners when referring a dental patient.

If you are referring a dental patient, please note that the responsibility for making an appropriate referral rests with the referring healthcare professional.

Referrals to Leeds Dental Institute for the services listed below must be made via the Yorkshire & Humber Online Referral System:

  • Oral Surgery
  • OMFS
  • Oral Medicine

You can access this service and comprehensive guidance via https://www.dental-referrals.org/

For all other referral types, please complete and submit the relevant form below as per the guidelines in Leeds Dental Institute Referral Protocols. 

Dental Referral Form 

Oral Cancer Referral Form  

*Changes to the Endodontic Referral Service at the Leeds Dental Institute - see letter HERE*

New Specialist Endodontic Referral Form - April 2017 

Specialist Periodontal Referral Form 

Specialist Dental Implant Referral.docx

Specialist Removable Prosthodontics Referral.docx

Specialist Orthodontic Referral Form 

TMJ Referral Protocols 

TMJ Referral Additional Information 


Forms must be completed as per the Leeds Dental Institute Referral Protocols or it may result in the return of the referral and/or subsequent delay in the provision of treatment.

For more information on NHS Leeds clinical guidelines, visit Leeds Health Pathways.