Maxillofacial surgery

Oral and maxillofacial surgery involves treating face, mouth and jaw conditions.

Maxillofacial surgery can include reconstructive surgery, correcting facial injuries and craniofacial disorders, and treatment of oral infections, cysts and mouth cancers.

We are here to help you prepare for and recover from your procedure or surgery. We support your physical and emotional wellbeing so you can return to good health as quickly as possible.

Our services

Our oral and maxillofacial service includes oral surgeons, maxillofacial surgeons, dental surgeons, dentists, dental nurses and allied health professionals who work together, assisted by the latest technology, to ensure your surgery has the best outcome.

We are experienced at treating:

  • oral infections
  • cysts and other oral growths
  • cleft lip and palates
  • facial injuries
  • craniofacial disorders
  • misaligned jaws
  • impacted teeth
  • oral cancer
  • head and neck cancer.

Some surgical procedures can be offered as day surgery. Your doctor will let you know whether this option is appropriate for you.

Recovery from surgery

Oral and maxillofacial surgery may affect your ability to chew, swallow or speak. We provide access to a wide range of specialists including dietitians and speech pathologists to aid your recovery. We’re committed to helping you return to optimum health as quickly as possible.

Our oral surgery services can assist and benefit you in a number of ways:

  • all your oral care surgery needs
  • investment in the latest technology and training
  • a patient-centred approach to diagnosis and treatment
  • a holistic approach including coordinating with your general practitioner (GP) and other treating doctors.

Referral

To access our services, you need a referral from your dentist or GP. You may sometimes be referred by another healthcare professional such as a dental surgeon.

Benefits 

We can assist you in a number of ways:

  • ensuring your safety and comfort at all times
  • investment in the latest technology and training
  • a patient-centred approach to diagnosis and treatment
  • a holistic approach that includes coordinating with your GP and other treating doctors.