Dr Terence Alexander

Dr. Terence Alexander qualified with a Bachelor of Dental Science from the University of the Witwatersrand in 1987 and received the PROSSA prize for clinical fixed prosthodontics and the Lester Brown award in Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery. He served 2 years in the military as a Lieutenant, he completed a Fellowship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in South Africa in 1995. He was awarded the Medal of the South African Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons in the final College Fellowship examination. In 1997 he obtained a master’s degree in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery from the University of the Witwatersrand. Terence worked both in private practice and held a public hospital appointment in South Africa from 1995 until his immigration to Australia in 2008.

Training and experience in South Africa offered him extensive exposure to the treatment of severe maxillofacial injuries, gunshot injuries to the facial region, advanced oral pathology, reconstructive surgery, oral surgery, dental implantology and orthognathic surgery which is his field of interest.

He received training under one of the world’s leading orthognathic surgeons Professor Johan Reyneke, this along with experience for 8 years as coordinator of orthognathic surgery at the Johannesburg hospital in South Africa has been invaluable as he continues to lecture, post- graduate students in the Discipline of Orthodontics, at the University of Queensland in the field of orthognathic surgery. After obtaining registration as an Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon in Australia, Terence has worked in private practice in Brisbane since 2010 establishing The Centre for Dentofacial and Implant Surgery with Dr Mohammed Mansour in 2013.

Terence was married to Hayley, a specialist in internal medicine who passed away in 2023 from colon cancer which has been a devastating loss to the family. They have 3 sons, and two grandchildren. Terence is an avid bird photographer enjoying photographing various birds across Australia and the globe.