Get to know Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon Dr. Bruce W. Austin, who serves the Sydney, New South Wales area at Vintage Surgical Specialists.
Dr. Austin graduated from the University of Queensland Dental School in 1975, giving him over four decades of of experience as a dentist. He then spent three years as a Dental Officer in the Royal Australian Air Force. In 1979, he commenced working at the University of Sydney as a tutor in Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine and Radiology as well as part-time work in private practice. He gained a position in the NSW Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Training Program in 1982 and also worked as a Lecturer in Oral Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Sydney. Wanting to further his education, he then graduated with a Masters Degree in Dental Science in 1987, and was awarded as a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons in 1988.
Dr Austin has an interest in all aspects of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, including Oral Medicine, and has had public hospital appointments at Prince of Wales and Sydney Children’s Hospital since 1992 to the present, and at St George Hospital from 1997 to 2006. He has also been involved in various professional and hospital committees. To stay up to date in his field he remains a professional member of the British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the Australian Dental Association.
Dr Austin has been involved in teaching at the undergraduate, graduate and Registrar level for the past 20 years. He has been involved in Oral & Craniofacial implant surgery since 1984 and conducted the early training courses for the University of Sydney. He lectures for the University of Sydney, and is an adjunct Senior Lecturer for the Postgraduate Diploma in Dental Implants and Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Oral Implants) at the Charles Sturt University.
Oral and maxillofacial surgery specializes in treating many diseases, injuries and defects in the head, neck, face, jaws and the hard and soft tissues of the oral (mouth) and maxillofacial (jaws and face) region. It is an internationally recognized surgical specialty.
Dr Austin continues to lecture widely and is the author of numerous publications nationally and internationally. Outside the professional area, he is married to Christine, is the proud father of three daughters and enjoys music, travel, books and cycling.
Learn More about Dr. Bruce W. Austin:
Through Vintage Surgical Specialists http://www.vintagesurgicalspecialists.com.au where he can contacted at (02) 9262 9318 and is located in Sydney, NSW.
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