Patient Information

Minor Patients

All patients under the age of eighteen must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at the
consultation visit.

Medical Conditions

Please alert the office if you have a medical condition that may be of concern prior to surgery (i.e. diabetes, high blood pressure, artificial heart valves and joints, rheumatic fever, etc.) or if you are on any medication (i.e. heart medications, aspirin, anticoagulant therapy, etc.)


If your dentist or physician has taken x-rays, you may request that they forward them to our office. If there is not enough time, please pick them up and bring them to our office. If additional x-rays are necessary, they can be taken at our practice. X-rays from your dentist or physician must not be older then 3 months.


  1. Your initial appointment will consist of a consultation explaining your diagnosis and treatment options. At that time questions will be answered, the necessary procedure is determined and discussed, a short health history is taken and we will schedule you for a surgical procedure if you so desire.
  2. The surgery may be done at our practice or in theatre at the hospital. After surgery you will usually have one or two post-operative appointments to check your recovery. Normally no surgery is performed on day of consultation.
  3. Please assist us by providing the following supporting information at the time of your consultation: Your doctor’s referral letter and any x-rays if applicable.
  4. A list of medications you are presently taking.
  5. If you are a member of a medical aid scheme, bring the current medical aid card as proof.
  6. Main member of medical scheme valid identification document (ID) AND your (the patient) valid identification document (ID).

Emergency Appointments

  • We do experience emergency appointments of patients involved in accidents and other acute emergencies. We do try to keep the schedule on time, however, there are instances when even the best of planning cannot control your waiting room time.
  • In case of a long wait or unanticipated emergency, we will be happy to reschedule your appointment at a more convenient time for you.
  • There are some acute emergencies and injuries that require cancellation of scheduled appointments until another day.
  • For quotations related queries: Mondays to Fridays from 08:00 – 13:00. For any other query, please see Patient Information, Office Hours.
  • Maxillo-, facial- and oral surgery is the surgical speciality concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the mouth, jaws, face and neck.
  • Consultant specialists working in this area are variously termed maxillo-, facial- and oral surgeons, oral surgeons, maxillofacial surgeons or oral and maxillofacial surgeons. Maxillo-, facial- and oral surgeons frequently work alongside other specialists including orthodontists, oncologists, neurosurgeons, plastic surgeons, and ENT surgeons.
  • The scope of the speciality is extensive and includes the diagnosis and management of facial injuries, head and neck cancers, salivary gland diseases, dental implantology, facial disproportion, facial pain, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders, impacted teeth, cysts and tumours of the jaws as well as numerous problems affecting the oral mucosa such as mouth ulcers and infections.

Patient Registration at the Practice

Please arrive 15 minutes early for your consultation. Please assist us by providing the necessary supporting information before your consultation by completing our Patient Registration Form on the button below: 


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Driven by precision and compassion, our maxillofacial and oral surgeon specialises in enhancing both the aesthetics and functionality of the face and oral region.

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