If you’re searching for a jaw surgeon in Auckland, then Lance West is your answer. With over 30 years experience, Dr Lance West can help with any serious reconstructive surgery you may need. With specialised expertise in correcting jaw deformity, dental implants (including implant cases requiring bone grafting) and Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) disorders, he is simply one of the best oral surgeons in Auckland.
From broken bones to damage to facial bones, Dr Lance West can help. Based in Remuera, Dr Lance West has been a practicing jaw 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.
How can surgery help me?
An jaw surgeon can help you in many different ways. If your wisdom teeth are coming through it may take surgery to remove them. An infection may require a root canal, or corrective jaw surgery may be need to fix damage resulting from an accident. If you have been the victim of an assault, then this oral surgeon in Auckland can help you.
But it’s not just aesthetically that oral surgery can help. We can help remove growths and cysts, taking a biopsy ad having it sent off for testing. If a tumour is discovered, the Dr. West will work alongside an oncologist, and hopefully stop things before they get out of hand. When it comes to oral surgery, the faster a patient is treated, the more likely a full recovery will be made.
These are just a few of the many procedures carried out by our jaw surgeon Dr. Lance West. Whether it’s dealing with impacted wisdom teeth or fixing a broken jaw, we can help. Call us if you have any questions. Our friendly and dedicated staff will be more than happy to help in any way they can.