About Dr Neil Luyk
Neil has had extensive training in the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery. After completing his dental degree at Otago University (NZ) in 1979, he then went on to spend the next six years completing specialist training, three years in England and three years at Ohio State University (USA). Neil graduated Ohio State with a Master of Science in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He completed his specialist Fellowship at the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 1988.
Upon his return to New Zealand in 1988 he was appointed as a senior lecturer in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Otago University. After three years in Dunedin he returned to Auckland where he has been in private practice since 1992. Neil continues to work as a part-time consultant for the Auckland District Health Board.
Neil is a past Chairman of the New Zealand members and a full member of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He is also a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
Areas of Specialisation
All areas of Oral & Maxillofacial surgery including management of dento-alveolar problems such as impacted wisdom teeth, oral medicine problems such as oral ulceration, TMJ joint problems including diagnosis & management of facial pain, facial reconstructive surgery including corrective jaw surgery (orthognathic surgery), dental reconstructive surgery with dental implants, soft tissue & hard tissue laser-assisted surgical procedures, unique 3-dimensional x-ray scan (cone beam tomography). I am a Southern Cross Affiliated Provider for selected services.
Apicectomy, Arthrocentesis, Cone beam CT, Consultations, Extraction of teeth, Frenectomy, Oral biopsies, Pericision
BDS (Otago) 1979, FRACDS 1982, FDSRCS (Edin) 1983, MS (Ohio State University) 1987, FRACDS (OMS) 1988
RACDS, AAOMS, ANZAOMS, NZAOMS
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