Description of the services The specialist Dental Unit at Clayton provides a specialist dental and oral health service in a tertiary setting.  Referrals are accepted from Community Health Centre’s, private dentists, GP’s and Southern Health doctors for patients who have a medical status which precludes them from being treated in a community or private practice setting.

Treatment Criteria includes;

  • Emergency management of dento-alveolar trauma
  • Emergency management of dental infections
  • Cleft lip and palate anomalies
  • Head and Neck oncology patients
  • Significant ischaemic or valvualr heart disease
  • Thallassaemia major or blood dyscrasias
  • Suspicious oral mucosa and dento-osseus lesions
  • Complex neurological disease


Clinic services include;

  • Prosthodontics
  • Orthodontics
  • Periodontics
  • Endodontics
  • Paediatric and special need dentristy (intellectual and physically impaired clients)
  • Oral medicine
Eligibility criteria For patients who require treatment in a tertiary hospital and reside within the Southern Health catchment
GP Investigations to be performed Relevant diagnostic imaging (X-Ray/CT/MRI) of affected area.  Patient to bring films at time of appointment.
Cost Nil to patients eligible for Medicare.

Note: Patients ineligible for Medicare will be charged a fee for all services provided

Where Monash Medical Centre Clayton Campus
Level 2, 246 Clayton Road, Clayton 3168
When Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Staff Unit Head: Mr Christopher Poon

Clinic Head – Dr John Wilde

Attending clinicians;

  • Dr Anthony Collette
  • Dr Daniel Felman
  • Dr Katherine Georgalis
  • Dr Christopher Hart
  • Dr Katrusha Hull
  • Dr Jeffrey Kestenberg
  • Dr Jeffrey Lipshatz
  • Dr Andrei Locke
  • Dr Eugene Nelson
  • Dr John Wilde
External referral process T: 9594 2380

F: 9594 6277

NB: GP’s are requested to refer onto this service using the Victorian Statewide Referral Form housed in most clinical software.  More information on VSRF – then click on Resources or contact your local Divisions of General Practice.

Internal referral process T: Extension 42380

F: 46277

Last updated and approved May 2014
Clinic Number(s) 460C, 461C, 462C, 463C, 464C, 465C, 466C, 467C