Dr John Ferguson - Specialist Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Dr John Ferguson is a specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery, the surgical specialty involved with management of diseases, injuries and defects of the mouth, jaws and related structures.

He has previously held senior roles at the University of Melbourne and also major hospitals in Melbourne including The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Royal Children’s Hospital and Royal Dental Hospital. Dr Ferguson undertook his original specialist training in England and subsequently gained extensive experience in New Zealand, Scotland and Australia. He is a member of the Australian Dental Association and the Australian and New Zealand Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Additional academic achievements have included publishing extensively in the biomedical literature, including respected papers on the surgical correction of jaw asymmetry.

Dr Ferguson’s purpose-designed rooms are located in a modern medical building with on-site radiological and pathology services, and the rooms offer a pleasant welcoming environment with friendly and highly trained support staff, and a relaxing waiting area. Nearby is Epworth Eastern Private Hospital, opened in 2005, where Dr Ferguson conducts his main surgical operating lists. In addition, operating lists are carried out at La Trobe Private Hospital. His highly-trained staff are familiar with all aspects of dental implant treatment and play an important supportive and complementary role in providing advice and assistance with all aspects of treatment.

For specialist advice on oral surgery for wisdom teeth removal, dental implants, implant-retained overdentures or any other of the above procedures, including costs and other information, make an appointment for a consultation with Dr Ferguson at his Melbourne practices in Box Hill, Bulleen or Epping.

Dr Ferguson practises the full scope of his specialty, with a special interest in all aspects of dental implant treatment, particularly management of the most complex cases. Working with other dental specialists and general dentists, treatment and advice is provided regarding single and multiple implants, including mini implants and All-On-4TM dental implants.The full range of surgery undertaken by Dr Ferguson includes

  • Dental implant treatment
  • Removal of impacted wisdom teeth
  • Difficult dental extractions
  • Bone grafting procedures for dental implant treatment
  • Surgery to assist orthodontic treatment
  • Jaw surgery to correct growth abnormalities
  • Surgical treatment of diseases of the mouth and jaws
Getting There

Dr Ferguson’s practice is located at Suite 11, Elgar Hill Medical Suites, 28-32 Arnold Street, Box Hill, 3128, on the corner of Elgar Road and Arnold Street.

There is street parking nearby and a public car park under the building (all metered so coins are necessary).

Call 03 9898 1877 for more information, or enquire online.

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