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Mercy Hospital Dunedin - Oral Surgery

Private Surgical Service, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Surgery Specialist, Paediatric Dentist

This is where you will come to have your surgery performed. The visits to your surgeon before and after surgery will be at their consulting rooms.

Salivary Gland Surgery

Parotidectomy: an incision (cut) is made in front of the ear and runs down below the jaw line. Part or all of the parotid gland is removed.

Superficial Parotidectomy: an incision is made in front of the ear and runs down beneath the ear lobe. The superficial (top) lobe of the parotid gland is removed.

Submandibular Gland Surgery: an incision is made just below the jaw bone and the submandibular gland removed.

This page was last updated at 9:10AM on January 17, 2022.