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Dr Brent Woods

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon | BSc MBBS BOralH GDipDent FRACDS(OMS)

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Dr Brent Woods

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

DUALLY QUALIFIED MEDICAL AND DENTAL SPECIALIST

Brent is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon living and working in Victoria. He completed degrees in Science and Medicine at the University of Queensland.

Following this he undertook surgical training within the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons from 2005 – 2007. Brent then completed a degree in Dentistry before moving to Melbourne where he completed specialist surgical training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery within the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons. Brent then undertook further specialist training in facial trauma in Perth at Fiona Stanley Hospital.

Brent has trained and worked in many hospitals across Victoria and Australia gaining experience in a wide range of Oral and Maxillofacial conditions, from minor oral pathology to complex facial reconstructive surgery.

He is experienced in treating conditions of the head, neck, face, teeth and jaws. Brent has a special interest in corrective jaw surgery (orthognathic surgery), facial trauma and dentoalveolar surgery including extraction of impacted teeth and dental implants. Through his medical training Brent is able to manage patients with complex medical backgrounds, and can coordinate with other medical and dental specialists as necessary in such cases.

Brent participates in ongoing education through regular attendance at Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery conferences. He is a member of the RACDS (Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons), ANZAOMS (Australian and New Zealand Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons) and the ADA (Australian Dental Association). Brent is also involved in the training of junior medical staff through his appointments at several public teaching hospitals.

Brent’s public hospital appointments include the Austin Hospital, the Western Hospital and the Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne. He conducts private practice at Victorian Oral & Facial Surgeons in Brighton, through the Monash University Health Service, and with Midwestern Dental Specialists in Ballarat.

  • Bachelor of Science University of Queensland 2000
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery University of Queensland 2004
  • Primary Examination Royal Australasian College of Surgeons 2007
  • Clinical Examination Royal Australasian College of Surgeons 2007
  • Bachelor of Oral Health (in Dental Science) Griffith University 2008
    • Griffith Award for Academic Excellence 2008
  • Graduate Diploma in Dentistry Griffith University 2010
    • Griffith Award for Academic Excellence 2010
    • Henry Schein Halas award for Oral Surgery 2010
  • Advanced surgical training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2011 – 2015
  • Final Examination Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons 2014
  • Specialist Recognition as an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
    • AHPRA Specialist Medical Registration
    • AHPRA Specialist Dental Registration
  • Presenter “Orbital Trauma and Retrobulbar Haemorrhage”, Western Health Emergency Department Training Meeting 2020
  • Presenter “3D Technology for Orbital Reconstruction”, Austin Hospital 2020
  • Presenter ADAVB Conference “Maxillofacial Trauma – Broken Faces and How We Fix Them” 2019
  • Presenter “Surgical Extractions – Basic Principles and Management of Basic Complications”, VOFS Study Meeting 2019
  • Presenter & Demonstrator at Dental Implantology Academy Basic Implantology Course (2019,
  • Presenter “Immediate Implants and Grafting Considerations”, VOFS Study Meeting 2019
  • ADAVB Mid-Western Group Meetings (2017, 2018, 2019)
  • International Hokkaido Trauma Conference (2013, 2014, 2016, 2017)
  • Dental Implantology Academy – Changing Lives with Digital Implant Surgery Course 2017
  • Presenter “Intravenous Sedation in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery”, VOFS Study Meeting 2017
  • Australasian Osseointegration Society Panel Case Discussion Meeting 2017
  • Australian and New Zealand Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (ANZAOMS) Conference
    • 2009 Gold Coast
    • 2011 Melbourne
    • 2013 Perth
    • 2016 Gold Coast
  • ANZAOMS(WA) Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Teaching Weekend 2016
  • Keeping Trainees on Track Course, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons 2016
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Review Course, Perth
    • 2014 Participant
    • 2015 Participant
    • 2016 Presenter (“Dentoalveolar Surgery”)
  • American College of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (ACOMS) Meeting – Contemporary Concepts in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2015
  • Fellowship Awarded as Specialist Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon 2015
  • Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Training
    • OMS Final Examination Written Papers 2014
    • OMS Final Examination Viva voce2014
  • Victorian and Tasmanian Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Training Symposium (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)
  • Interactive Oral Pathology Course 2014
  • Trauma Training Evening, Royal Melbourne Hospital 2014
  • Symposium on Orthognathic Surgery and Orthodontic Management 2013
  • Nitrous Oxide Sedation (Relative Analgesia) Theory and Practice 2012
  • Advanced Bone Grafting Course, St Vincent’s Hospital 2012
  • Dental Implantology Course, St Vincent’s Hospital 2012
  • Synthes Sawbone Workshop 2011
  • Rural Critical Care Meeting, Toowoomba Hospitals Foundation 2009
  • Introduction to Laparoscopy Surgery Course 2007
  • AO Foundation Principles in Craniomaxillofacial Surgery 2007
  • Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons Basic Surgical Training (BST)
    • Basic Surgical Skills Course (BSS / ASSET) 2006
    • Basic Sceinces Examination (Surgical Primary) 2007
    • Clinical Examination 2007
    • Care of the Critically Ill Surgical Patient (CCrISP) 2007
    • Emergency Management of Surgical Trauma (EMST) 2007
  • Australian Dental Association Victorian Branch
  • Australian and New Zealand Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Authority (AHPRA) Specialist Medical and Dental Registrations
  • Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons Fellow in the Specialist stream of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon
    • Public appointments
      • Austin Hospital
      • Western Hospital
      • Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne
  • Retrospective Study of Survival of Extraoral Endosseous Craniofacial Implants in Head and Neck Surgery Patients. Woods BJ, Chandu A. Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants. 2017 Nov/Dec;32(6):1405-1411A Comparison of Immediate and Delayed Dental Implant Placement in Head and Neck Surgery Patients.  Woods B, Schenberg M, Chandu A. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2019 Jun;77(6):1156-1164Intravenous Conscious Sedation for Dental Surgery: Bolus Alfentanil with Propofol Infusion Enabling EarlyRecovery after Surgery with Fast Track Patient Discharge. Wells D, Verco S, Woods B, Paterson M. Int J Dent & Oral Heal. 6:6
  • Ballarat Day Procedure Centre
    1119-1123 Howitt Street, Wendouree VIC 3355
  • Epworth Hospital, Richmond
    89 Bridge Rd, Richmond VIC 3121
  • Holmesglen Private Hospital
    490 South Road, Moorabbin  VIC  3189
  • Monash House Private Hospital
    Level 1/271 Clayton Rd, Clayton VIC 3168
  • Northpark Private Hospital
    Plenty Rd & Greenhills Roads, Bundoora VIC 3083
  • St John of God Hospital, Ballarat
    101 Drummond St N, Ballarat Central VIC 3350
  • The Avenue Hospital
    40 The Avenue, Windsor VIC 3181

SPECIAL INTEREST

Facial Trauma
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Orthognathic Surgery
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Wisdom Tooth Removal
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Diagnosis and Surgical Treatment of Defects
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