Dr Benjamin Kofi Oteng-boateng
Specialist Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon


BDS Hons (Otago, NZ), MBChB (Auckland, NZ), MSurg (Sydney), FRACDS(OMS)
Principal & Managing Surgeon

Dr Oteng-Boateng is a specialist Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon trained in Australia and New Zealand. He holds both general and specialist registrations with the medical and dental boards of both countries. He is comprehensively trained in and practices the full scope of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS) including:

  • Wisdom teeth removal;
  • Dental extractions;
  • Dental implants, ridge augmentation, bone grafting;
  • All-on-four dental implants;
  • Orthognathic and corrective jaw surgery;
  • Surgical management of facial trauma;
  • Surgical and nonsurgical management of TMJ disorders;
  • Salivary gland surgery;
  • Management of oral pathology;
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnoea surgery;
  • Treatment of oral cancer.

Dr Oteng-Boateng completed a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) with honours from the University of Otago in Dunedin New Zealand, being one of a handful of students in his class to achieve an honours. He worked full-time for four years as a dentist before completing his medical degree (Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery, MBChB) at the University of Auckland. In his final year of medical school, he was one of the few students to be awarded a distinction.

He spent two years working as a medical doctor in New Zealand, completing rotations in General and Emergency Medicine, Ear Nose and Throat Surgery, Orthopaedic and General Surgery. He then moved to Australia and completed four years of Advanced Surgical Training in OMFS, while simultaneously completing a Master of Surgery degree through the University of Sydney. He was awarded the Fellowship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in February 2015.Dr Oteng-Boateng has completed post-fellowship surgical training in the surgical management of oral cancer, in addition to Orthognathic surgery. He is one of the few Oral & Maxillofacial surgeons in Australia to hold a Master’s degree in Surgery.

Dr Oteng-Boateng takes pride in being an excellent surgeon. He keeps up to date with the latest literature in surgery, medicine, and dentistry. He always provides the highest standard of care to his patients in a compassionate and considerate manner.

Dr Oteng-Boateng has clinical and teaching roles at Westmead Hospital where he treats patients and helps train surgeons, dentists, and doctors. He is also an honorary clinical lecturer at the University of Wollongong where he is involved with teaching medical students.

  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery with Hons, BDS (Hons), University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.
  • Bachelor of Surgery and Bachelor of Medicine, MBChB, University of Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Master of Surgery, MSurg, University of Sydney.
  • Fellowship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, FRACDS(OMS), Australia.
Education and Training
  • University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.
  • University of Auckland, New Zealand.
  • University of Sydney, Australia.
  • Australian Specialist Training Program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (NSW & ACT hospitals).