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Dr Michael Tame


  • Dental

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 specialist Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons in the NHS prior to emigrating to Australia in 2009 for a sunnier coastal lifestyle. He has held academic teaching positions with the University of Queensland and Sydney University and a specialist Oral Surgery position with Queensland Health. Dr Tame still maintains a permanent specialist appointment in Oral Surgery with NSW Health at the Sydney Dental Hospital. Additionally, Dr Tame also provides these specialist 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 Specialist Fellowship in Oral Surgery and Oral Medicine from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (FFD(OSOM)RCSI). He is committed to continuing education and keeps up to date with all the latest developments in dental and surgical fields. A member of the British Association of Oral Surgeons since 2004, he is a regular attender their annual conference.

Dr Tame has worked in private practice in the Sydney metropolitan, NSW rural and Illawarra area for a number of years and is credentialed at multiple private hospitals and Day Surgeries. He takes pride in treating people gently and with the utmost care and attention. ‘Dr Mike’ is very approachable and will ensure you are followed up after your surgery to make sure of a smooth recovery.

Outside of work you’ll find him near the water or in the surf enjoying the beautiful NSW coastline.


12B Cygnet Avenue, Shellharbour NSW 2529

Phone: 1300 698 326