Speciality

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is a specialist field in the mouth, face, jaws and oral surgery, and is a specialist qualification with training recognised through the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (RACDS), and registration through the Australia Health practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Specialist Training required:

Scope of practice:

Oral maxillofacial surgeons diagnose and manage an number of conditions of the mouth/oral cavity, face and jaws. This include dental extractions, surgical removal of teeth, wisdom teeth, dental implants, bone grafting, facial skeletal disproportion managed with corrective jaw surgery, facial trauma, temporomandibular joint disorder, pathology of the jaws (cysts, tumours, lesions). We work collaboratively with other specialists including orthodontists, prosthedontists, ear, nose and throat, oncologist in a multi-disciplinary approach when appropriate to optimise care for our patients.

Medicare:

As registered dental and medical specialists, we have full access to medical schedule for patient rebate on a range of services provided.