What is an oral medicine specialist?

Oral medicine is a speciality of dentistry that focuses on the diagnosis and management of conditions that affect the maxillofacial region. If you are suffering from a condition that affects...


How does a bone graft work?

Dental bone grafts are performed in order to increase the amount of bone in the jaw or to improve support for an implant.   If you need a dental implant,...


What are impacted wisdom teeth?

Impacted wisdom teeth occur when the back molars are stuck beneath the gum or don’t have space to erupt through the gum. If you have noticed pain and swelling of...


What to expect with dental implants?

A Complete Guide to Dental Implants A dental implant is a small titanium screw which acts as a natural tooth root and is used to replace a missing or damaged...


Can you eat with dental implants?

Dental implants restore oral function, including biting and chewing ability.   If you are missing teeth, you might be wondering what your options are when it comes to restoring oral...


What to eat after wisdom teeth removal

It’s best to stick to soft foods following oral surgery. It is completely normal to experience some discomfort, swelling and tenderness following wisdom teeth removal. Even if you do feel...


How are wisdom teeth removed?

Wisdom teeth are surgically removed by a dentist for a number of reasons. Wisdom teeth, which are located at the back of the mouth, sometimes become impacted. This can lead...


Meet Mr Adrian DeAngelis

With special interests in corrective jaw surgery, bone grafting and implantology, Adrian is a valuable member of the OMFS team. After qualifying in Dentistry with Honours at the University of...


TMJ Disorders

TMJ disorder is fairly common and 4 out of 10 patients will experience it during their lifetime. This is why at OMFS in Melbourne we know how important it is...


Exercises to help TMJ

Jaw pain affects around four in every ten people — if you are suffering, try an exercise to relieve your discomfort. The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) refers to the area in...