• Oral and maxillofacial Surgery

Oral and maxillofacial Surgery

Summary

Oral Maxillofacial Surgery is a challenging specialty that combines dental, medical and surgical knowledge and skills.

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36–40 hours/week
average time worked
$138,096/year
average salary
4 years
min full time
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Oral and maxillofacial surgery
Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery) (RACDS) (OMS)
   
Oral Maxillofacial Surgery is a challenging specialty that combines dental, medical and surgical knowledge and skills.
http://www.racds.org/
$640 Subscription; $4,121 Annual Training Fee
36–40
20/80
11 (2015); 10 (2016); 9 (2017)
4
Undersubscribed
45 (2016); 44 (2017)
No
N/A
Selection for entry to the RACDS oral and maxillofacial surgery training program is highly competitive. The essential requirements for application to the training program include:
- Resident of Australia or New Zealand  
- A dental degree and full registration as a dentist in Australia or New Zealand
- A medical degree and full registration as a medical practitioner in Australia or New Zealand
- A full year of surgery in general (SIG) must be completed prior to the commencement of OMS training. Surgical rotations during this year should be undertaken in related surgical disciplines for a minimum of nine (9) months. If undertaking a first year general surgical resident position in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, three (3) months to a maximum of six (6) months duration will be considered.
Royal Australian College of Dental Surgeons Fellowship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (FRACDS(OMS))
Submit application forms to the Education Officer - OMS. Forms can be downloaded from
https://www.racds.org/RACDS2013/Training/Forms/RACDSNEW_Content/Training/OMS_Forms.aspx
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$138,096
- Application for Selection for Surgical Training Positions: $1060
- Surgical Science and Training Examination: $3175
- Application for Assessment of Eligibility for the Final Examination: $608
- Final Examination Enrolment: $4450
$9,293
The Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons Fellowship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (FRACDS(OMS)) is acquired after successful completion of the training program. The minimum time in which training can be completed is four years.

The OMS training program comprises a variety of clinical placements at approved training centres, clinical training assessments, courses, a surgical science and training (SST) examination and a final examination, as well as the four years of accredited training.

FRACDS(OMS) qualification is recognised in both Australia and New Zealand as the registrable qualification for practise as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. The Fellowship qualification is also highly regarded internationally.
Applications for Eligibility for Surgical Training Positions are due by 12th May annually.
A dental degree and a medical degree.

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