Dr Mike Tame is originally from Cardiff, the capital of ‘Old’ South Wales in the UK. He completed his dental degree at Bristol University in 2000 and following a few years practicing as a general dentist, commenced his surgical career in 2003 in the Oral and Maxillofacial unit of the Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport.
Dr Tame spent seven years training and working with Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons in the NHS prior to emigrating to Australia in 2009. He has held academic teaching positions with the University of Queensland and Sydney University. Dr Tame still maintains a permanent hospital appointment in Oral Surgery with NSW Health at the Sydney Dental Hospital. Additionally, Dr Tame also provides these services at major Sydney metropolitan hospitals including Concord, Canterbury and Royal Prince Alfred Hospitals.
In the course of his postgraduate training Dr Tame has achieved the Memberships of the Faculty of Dental Surgeons, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (MFDS RCS) and Glasgow (MFDS RCPS), the Diploma of Surgical Dentistry from Sydney University and the Fellowship in Oral Surgery and Oral Medicine from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (FFD(OSOM)RCSI).
Dr Tame acquired his Pymble rooms at the start of 2019 and is pleased to offer Oral Surgery services to patients local to the North Shore and Northern Beaches.
Procedures regularly performed include wisdom tooth removal, difficult extractions and removal of retained teeth and roots, exposure of unerupted teeth and minor soft tissue surgery.
Dr Mike Tame Bristol University in 2000 - Dental Surgeon