Get to know Associate Professor Alf Nastri

At OMFS, we are proud to have experienced and highly qualified surgeons on our team.   Associate Professor Alf Nastri graduated in both dentistry and medicine from the University of...


Meet Mr Kevin Spencer

As a consultant in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and a practising surgeon at OMFS, Mr Kevin Spencer is a passionate and experienced...


Meet Mr Stephen Gibbons

With many years of experience as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Mr Stephen Gibbons has a number of special interests. Oral and maxillofacial surgeon Mr Stephen Gibbons is one of...


Meet Associate Professor David Wiesenfeld

With over 30 years of clinical experience, Associate Professor David Wiesenfeld has a range of interests in the field of specialist oral and maxillofacial surgery. At OMFS, we pride ourselves...


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...


Can allergies cause lower jaw pain?

Jaw pain can be caused by a number of factors, including allergies, sinus infections, and colds. Jaw pain can occur for a number of reasons: temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD), a...


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...


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...


Pain relief for TMJ

TMJ disorder is a relatively common condition — in fact, around four in ten people experience signs of the disorder at some point in their lives. That said, only around...


What affects the success of dental implants?

If you're missing a tooth, you may have considered a dental implant. Implants are a highly effective solution for restoring oral function as well as enhancing the aesthetics of one's...