Maxillofacial Prosthetics

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The Maxillofacial Prosthetics Unit provides removable prostheses for patients who have deformities of the mouth and face.

Prostheses are artificial devices made of plastic, rubber and metal which replace lost parts of the body.

Am I eligible?

Please check if you are eligible for care in the public oral health service by clicking here.

For more information on the eligibility criteria of specialist services please refer to the current NSW Health Policy.

How can I use this service?

Patients must first be seen by their local community oral health clinic, general medical practitioner or specialist.  The clinic or doctor will write a referral to our department that asks us to provide the treatment you need.

What should I bring to my first appointment?

To find out what you should bring to your appointment,click here.

How do I get there?

To plan your journey to the clinic click here to find the best way of getting here.

What to expect at your appointment

The First Appointment

Your first appointment will be for a consultation only.  This allows us to fully understand your needs and to talk with you about treatment. 

Options for treatment will be explained to you and a treatment plan will be worked out that both you and we are happy with.

It can take a number of appointments to complete the treatment.

Who will I meet at my appointment?

You will meet your Specialist Dentist and Dental Assistant.