Jaw Surgery is a life changing procedure for many people. It can boost confidence to such a degree that it can literally change a person’s outlook on life.

Jaw Surgery is the correction of the surgical correction of the position, shape or size of the upper and/or the lower jaws. Some of the reasons a person might need Jaw Surgery can be difficulty chewing for example, problems with speech, or a receding or protruding jaw or chin. Dr Lance West is New Zealand’s foremost expert when it comes to Jaw surgery. With over 30 years of experience under his belt, he has helped transform hundreds of lives, and he can do the same for you! If you’ve any questions about jaw surgery, or anything related, then give us a call today. In the meantime, take a look at the following video, to see the amazing difference Jaw Surgery can make.



Based in Remuera, Dr Lance West has been a practicing oral surgeon in Auckland since 1987. After graduating BDS at the University of Otago in 1976, Lance trained in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Royal London Hospital and the Royal Dental Hospital in London. As a part-time Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon with the Auckland District Health Board, he is highly experienced in treating facial injuries such as jaw fractures and dental misalignments & injuries.