Our team is dedicated to providing excellent care for all our patients. We will help you understand what is involved in your treatment in a clear and empathetic way. We take advantage of the latest advances in surgical planning and techniques and provide you with the highest quality care during and after your procedure. Our practice is based at 20 Collins St, Melbourne with a number of other convenient consulting locations.
What is Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery?
Oral and Maxillofacial surgery is a specialty that covers a broad spectrum of conditions that affect the mouth and face. It bridges the two disciplines of medicine and dentistry, and involves procedures that range from the removal of wisdom teeth to major head and neck resections for oral cancer to reconstructive surgery after facial trauma. Specialist Oral and Maxillofacial surgeons obtain both a medical degree and dental degree prior to broad based surgical training, which is then followed by an intensive, four-year program of specialist surgical training.
Some of the areas in which Oral and Maxillofacial surgeons have unique knowledge and experience include:
removal of teeth, including wisdom teeth
placement of dental implants and various grafting procedures associated with implant placement
management of facial trauma including fractures of the forehead (frontal bone, naso-orbito-ethmoidal), eye socket (orbit), cheek-bones (zygoma) and jaws (mandible, maxilla)
diagnosis and treatment of cancer of the oral cavity
corrective jaw surgery (orthognathic surgery) for under- or over-bite jaw deformities, involving repositioning of the jaws, and
management of a wide variety of conditions which affect the appearance and function of the face including the reduction or augmentation of the jaws, cheeks, and chin.
Mr Joseph Gunn is a Specialist Oral & Maxillofacial surgeon with degrees in both medicine and dentistry, and extensive further clinical training in surgery. He enjoys all aspects of his chosen specialty and is dedicated to providing excellent care to his patients.
Specialist in corrective jaw surgery, facial trauma
and surgical removal of teeth.
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in Gippsland
Joseph grew up in the Gippsland region, going to school in Sale. In addition to his city practice, he is pleased to offer conveniently located services in Gippsland and the Latrobe Valley. He consults in Warragul, Traralgon, and Berwick providing the full scope of Oral & Maxillofacial surgery services to the region. General anaesthetic procedures are offered at Neerim South hospital, located 15 minutes from Warragul, and at St John of God Hospital in Berwick, as well as at a number of metropolitan hospitals for those patients with more complicated requirements.
Please contact us to organise an appointment. All appointments can be made through our central phone number 03 9654 4400.
Specialist care for the placement of dental implants and a full range of associated grafting procedures.
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For directions and further details please contact our office directly on 9654 4400
Andrew Clark Orthodontics
3 Barkly St, Warragul, Victoria, 3820
Casey Surgical Group
Level 2, 55 Kangan Drive, Berwick, Victoria, 3806
Note: We consult from the St John of God Specialist Centre at 55 Kangan Dve, this is the building that is next door to the main St John of God Hospital building. We are on Level 2 of this building in the rooms of the Casey Surgical Group.
St John of God Hospital, Berwick
75 Kangan Drive, Berwick, Victoria, 3806
Ph: (03) 8784 5000
Glenferrie Private Hospital
29 Hilda Crescent, Hawthorn, Victoria, 3122
Ph: (03) 9009 3800