About Dr David Oliver

Dr David Oliver is a Specialist in Oral Medicine with over 15 years of clinical experience in this area.

His clinical interests include the management of orofacial pain, temporomandibular disorders, oral dysaesthesias/burning mouth syndrome, oral dermatological diseases and oral premalignant diseases.

He qualified in Dentistry from the University of Melbourne with a BDSc in 1996 and practised as a general dentist for several years. He then completed his speciality training in the area of Oral Medicine at the University of Melbourne when he achieved a PGDipCD and DCD in Oral Medicine.

He initially practised Oral Medicine both in private practice and at the Oral Medicine Department at the Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne. He is the principal Oral Medicine Specialist in the Glen Iris practice


Dr Nirav Bhatia is an Oral Medicine Specialist here in our practice. He graduated from dentistry from the University of Queensland in 2012 and subsequently completed a Masters in Philosophy on the early diagnosis of oral cancer in general dental practice. He practiced both in public and private dental practice before moving to Melbourne to undertake his training in Oral Medicine at the University of Melbourne.

He currently practices in private practice in Glen Iris and is a consultant in Oral Medicine at the Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne. Dr Bhatia has an interest in the management of temporomandibular disorder, orofacial pain and oral dermatological conditions.