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...


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...


Surgically-assisted maxillary expansion

Authors: Woods M, Wiesenfeld D, Probert T. Abstract A combined surgical and orthodontic technique for management of transverse maxillary deficiencies in mature patients is described and discussed. Special references are...


4 common causes of jaw pain

Jaw pain can cause considerable discomfort, and often affects the ears, teeth, neck and facial muscles. If you suffer from a tight or stiff jaw, you may also notice clicking...


What can I eat after oral surgery?

Oral surgery refers to any surgical procedure that involves the teeth, their supporting tissues and bone, or any of the soft tissues of the mouth. After you have been through...


Get to Know One of Our Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Specialists Dr Timothy Probert

With decades of experience and expertise in oral and maxillofacial surgery, Dr Probert is an integral team of the OMFS team. At OMFS, we’re proud to have a team of...