Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Dr Kristian van Mourik


Dr Kristian van Mourik

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Oral and maxillofacial surgeon

Meet Dr Kristian van Mourik

Dr Kristian van Mourik is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon who has attained the highest level of training and skills having qualified as an oral surgeon, a doctor and a dentist. Dr van Mourik’s 16 years of study and training have been matched by over 10 years of surgical practice.


What happens at your first consultation?

We have prepared a useful guide to ensure you can make the most of your first consultation with oral and maxillofacial surgeon Dr van Mourik.

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Oral and maxillofacial surgery

Face and Jaw Surgery

Face and jaw surgery

Specialised face & jaw surgery can resolve problems and enhance your appearance.

Wisdom Tooth Removal

Wisdom teeth removal

When wisdom teeth get stuck you may need oral and maxillofacial surgery to have them removed.

Surgical removal of tooth

Exposure of Teeth

Surgical removal of teeth

Some dental extractions are complex and require a specialist surgeon.

Dental Implants

Dental implants

Dental implants including the popular All on 4 dental implants to replace missing teeth has never been simpler.

Exposure of Teeth

Exposure of Teeth

Exposure of teeth

When a tooth doesn’t erupt properly, it may need help.

TMJ Management

TMJ Management

TMJ management and surgery

Learn about surgical & non-surgical options for problems with your temporomandibular joint.

Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

Face and Jaw Surgery

Oral and maxillofacial pathology

Dr van Mourik is in an excellent position to diagnose conditions affecting your mouth, face, neck and jaw.

Facial Trauma

Facial Trauma

Facial trauma

Repairing injuries to face & teeth requires specialised skills.

Muscle Relaxants and Dermal Fillers

Removal of Cysts, Tumours and Growths

Muscle relaxants and dermal fillers

Not only reduce the signs of ageing but can be used to treat several medical conditions.

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What does an oral and maxillofacial surgeon do?

Oral and maxillofacial surgeons hold a rare double qualification as both dentists and medical doctors.

They have the highest level of skills and qualifications for oral surgery procedures.

This includes surgery for impacted teeth, dental implants, corrective jaw surgery, oral cancer, salivary gland disease and jaw join (TMJ) disorders. They can also treat a broad range of conditions affecting the head and neck including craniofacial disorders, face trauma and head and neck cancer.

It takes a minimum 15 years of training to become an oral and maxillofacial surgeon.

After acquiring medical and dental degrees, oral and maxillofacial surgeons complete basic surgical training then 4 years full time speciality surgical training in oral and maxillofacial surgery.


Once an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon completes their training, they get the letters FRACDS (OMS). FRACDS stands for Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons. The Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons is the only regulatory body which trains oral and maxillofacial surgeons in Australia. They are recognised by the Australian Prudential Health Regulation Authority (AHPRA), Australian Medical Council, Australian Dental Association, Medicare, Australian health funds, and private hospitals. OMS stands for Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon.

Dr Kristian van Mourik - Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon Sydney

Why choose an oral and maxillofacial surgeon?

When you’re treated by an oral and maxillofacial surgeon you are in the most qualified and experienced hands for oral and jaw surgery. Their unique expertise means you have can trust you will have:

  • Surgery performed to the highest technical standard.
  • The best possible chance of a smooth recovery and a successful long-term outcome.
  • Informed, up to date medical and dental surgical skills.
  • Less chance of complications.
  • If there are complications, they have the medical expertise to manage them appropriately.

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