Dr Jeff Ward

Specialist Endodontist

BDS MDSc GradDipClinDent MRACDS(Endo) FPFA

Dr Jeff Ward obtained his Bachelor of Dental Surgery with Distinction, from The University of Otago in New Zealand in 1996. Jeff spent three years as a Dental Officer in The New Zealand Army before commencing his specialist Endodontic training at the University of Melbourne, obtaining his Graduate Diploma of Clinical Dentistry and Master of Dental Science from The University of Melbourne in 2002. Jeff became a Member of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons in 2008 and Jeff is also a Fellow of The Pierre Fauchard Academy.

Jeff has worked in full-time specialist Endodontic practice in Melbourne since 2002. He also has teaching engagements at The Melbourne Dental School, lecturing and demonstrating in the clinic to dental students. Jeff teaches continuing education courses and lectures on various endodontic topics for Universities and the Dental Industry throughout Australia, Asia and New Zealand. Jeff has published several articles in endodontic journals with particular reference to the management of fractured endodontic instruments and vital pulp therapy. Jeff has a special interest in rotary NiTi instruments and the use of operative microscopes in endodontics, which he has used since 2000.

Jeff is a member of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Endodontists. Jeff is also actively involved in several dental and endodontic groups and serves on the Australian Dental Association (Vic Branch) DPBRN eviDent committee. Jeff has also served as the Secretary/Treasurer and also the President of the Australian Society of Endodontology (Vic Branch). Jeff is also heavily involved in Rugby Union in Victoria and with Dental Trauma in Sports and has served on the medical teams for the Melbourne Rebels and Australian Wallabies Rugby Union teams.

Your dental care and the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Under the current Level 3 restrictions (Melbourne Metropolitan Area and Mitchell Shire), we are open and all residents residing in the lockdown areas are able leave their homes to seek medical care.  This includes undergoing care for dental and oral health problems.

If you reside outside of the lockdown area, you are also still able to travel to our practice to attend your appointment.

Your safety and care is of utmost importance to us.  Rest assured that our premises are subject to stringent infection control protocols, and in addition we are also carrying out all recommended environmental sanitation procedures.  In clinical areas, infection control procedures are being carried out to the highest available standards.  In addition, for your personal protection, any clinical procedures are carried out with the use of rubber dam to minimize production of aerosols.

Please exercise all appropriate hygiene precautions when attending, which include:

 

However, if you do feel unwell, or exhibit any of the following symptoms:

 

Please call us on 9650 4209 and we can reschedule your appointment for a minimum of 14 days, or until your symptoms have fully resolved.

If you have any questions regarding any of the above, please feel free to contact us on 9650 4209