Maxillofacial Surgeon

Dr Brent Woods

Brent is a specialist Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon with practice locations in Melbourne and Ballarat. He completed degrees in Science then Medicine at the University of Queensland followed by surgical training within the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. 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 subsequently undertook further sub-specialty 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 (including wisdom 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), ADA (Australian Dental Association) and ITI (International Team for Implantology).


Brent participates in the training of junior doctors through his public appointments at Western Hospital and Austin Hospital, and is in private practice with Victorian Oral & Facial Surgeons in Melbourne and via Midwestern Dental Specialists in Ballarat.