Dr Smedley has completed degrees in both medicine and dentistry and is a fully qualified and registered medical and dental specialist in maxillofacial & oral surgery. In addition to this he has good experience in emergency medicine.
He has a major subspecialty interest in the treatment of TMJ problems, both non-surgical as well as surgical and is one of only four surgeons in Australia and New Zealand to be elected to the American Society of TMJ Surgeons (the world's most prestigious society for diseases of the TMJ).
Within the oral cavity, his special interest is pre-prosthetic surgery (before denture surgery) with emphasis on implant retained dentures.
Oral & maxillofacial surgery covers quite a large area in terms of surgery to the patient. Please find further information on the procedures and treatments provided by Dr Smedley below. You can also now follow Dr Smedley on Facebook and Twitter
The following is a brief summary of the procedures provided:
- Non-surgical management
- Functional disorders
- Arthroscopic surgery
- Open disc & joint surgery
- Alloplastic joint replacement
- Removal of wisdom teeth
- Removal of teeth
- Dental implants
- Exposure of teeth
- Implant retained dentures
- Bone grafting
Soft Tissue Disorders
Salivary Gland Disorders