Dr Caroline Acton OStJ

DR CAROLINE ACTON OStJ


BDS, FDSRCS, MDSc, FRACDS(OMS), FPFA, FICD

•    Born in London UK in 1952
•    Primary Schooling in London
•    Secondary schooling in Bristol at “The Red Maids School”
•    Tertiary studies at the University of London at The London Hospital, Dr Acton was awarded her undergraduate degree in dentistry in 1974
•    Fellowship of The Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1978
•    Immigrated to Australia in 1979
•    Specialist training began 1984 at The University of Queensland and The Royal Brisbane Hospital
•    Master of Dental Science (Oral Surgery) awarded 1987
•    Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons in the special field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 1989
•    Specialist Registration in 1990

Appointments:

•    Director Caroline Acton Oral Surgery
•    Senior visiting Specialist at Royal Brisbane and Womens Hospital (Division of Oncology and Maxillofacial Units), Royal Childrens Hospital

Professional Associations:

•    Australian, International and British Associations of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
•    Foundation Member of International Association of Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention
•    Child Accident Prevention Foundation of Australia (KIDSAFE) – President of QLD Branch
•    Australian Injury Prevention Network
•    St John Ambulance Australia
•    Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy
•    Fellow of the International College of Dentists

Special Professional Interests:

•    Oral Malignancy and the side effects of radiotherapy
•    Dental and Craniofacial Implantology
•    Oral rehabilitation of the irradiated patient
•    First aid and resuscitation
•    Injury Prevention

Personal Interests:

•    Family Life
•    Bicycle Riding
•    Running
•    Reading
•    Medical History