Has traditional orthodontics taken you as far as you can go? With over thirty years of experience, Dr Lance West can help with any serious reconstructive surgery you may require. We offer corrective jaw surgery for all irregularities; broken bones, dental misalignments & injuries. Dr West has particular expertise as an oral surgeon, correcting jaw deformity, dental implants (including implant cases requiring bone grafting) and Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) disorders.
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 damage to other facial bones.
Surgical removal of impacted wisdom teeth
Many adults think they’re teething days are over… until their wisdom teeth come through. And has anyone who’s had trouble with their wisdom teeth know, it’s not as easy as it was when you were a baby! If your wisdom teeth are coming in “wrong” then your dentist won’t be able to help. You need to see an oral surgeon. Dr Lance West specialises in removing impacted wisdom teeth. Live your life pain free again with a simple, straight forward procedure, carried out by one of New Zealand’s top oral surgeons.
Impacted wisdom teeth are just one of the many procedures carried out at our practice. Whether it’s root extraction or the removal of benign tumours, we can help. New Zealand’s top oral surgeon can help you live a better, less pain filled life. Call us today to make an appointment, or if you have any questions. Our friendly and dedicated staff will be more than happy to help.