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Dr Lance West - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon

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Description

Lance West graduated BDS at the University of Otago in 1976. He trained in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Royal London Hospital and the Royal Dental Hospital, London, gaining Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1982 and Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 1983. He gained Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (General Stream) in 1986 and Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Dental Surgeons in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 1987.

He has been in private oral and maxillofacial surgery practice in Auckland since 1987. He has wide experience in the surgical aspects of dental implants including bone and soft tissue reconstruction in cases where implants may otherwise not be possible. He also specialises in surgical correction of jaw and facial deformities, wisdom tooth extraction and orthodontically related procedures such as exposures of impacted and unerupted teeth.

He is a keen rugby follower and has many years experience of treating facial injuries including fractures and injuries of the jaw/facial bones.

He is a part-time Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon with the Auckland District Health Board specialising in trauma and the correction of skeletal facial deformities.

Consultants

Hours

Monday to Friday 8.00am to 6.00pm

Referral Expectations

Lance is happy to receive referrals from GPs, orthodontists and dentists but also welcomes enquires directly from patients.

You can use our online referral form

Procedures / Treatments

  • Impacted Tooth Extraction

    An incision (cut) is made in your gum and access to the impacted tooth cleared by pushing aside gum tissue and, if necessary, removing some bone.… More

  • Dental Implants

    Dental implants are titanium screws which can be used to support and retain prosthetic replacements for missing teeth.… More

  • Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Surgery

    Arthrocentesis lysis and lavage: The joint space is inflated with a special isotonic fluid and following this further fluid is flushed through the joint space while the jaw joint is gently manipulated.… More

  • Salivary Gland Surgery

    Submandibular Gland Surgery: an incision is made just below the jaw bone and the submandibular gland removed.… More

  • Orthognathic Surgery

    Orthognathic surgery corrects malpositioning of the upper and or lower jaws.… More

Charges

Initial consultation costs vary dependent upon the procedure. Please contact us for further detail.

We are happy to receive private, ACC and insurance funded patients.

More information can be found here

Parking

There is ample allocated off street parking for Lance West's patients at 5 St Marks Road.

5 St Mark's Road, Remuera

Central Auckland

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5 St Mark's Road
Remuera
Auckland

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Street Address

5 St Mark's Road
Remuera
Auckland

This page was last updated at 4:00PM on May 20, 2014. This information is reviewed and edited by Dr Lance West - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon.