Luke L’Heureux, DMD, MD

Dr. L’Heureux was born and raised in Waterville, Maine. In the summer between high school and college he underwent orthognathic surgery which spurred his interest in the oral and maxillofacial surgery profession. He stayed in Waterville for his undergraduate training and assisted Dr. Collett during his summer breaks. Following 4 – year college he went to the University of Connecticut where he did the remainder of his training. Dr. L’Heureux practices full scope oral and maxillofacial surgery with special interest in dental implant surgery, wisdom tooth removal, corrective jaw surgery, jaw reconstruction and repair of facial trauma. He and Dr. Collett are both committed to staying up to date with the current trends in management of dentofacial abnormalities and pathology, and are well – versed in virtual planning to offer a truly customized treatment plan to their patients. They have a variety of anesthesia options and pride themselves in making the doctor – patient relationship as individual and pleasant as possible. He has privileges at Maine Medical Center which has been recognized as one of “America’s Best Hospitals,” and also hosts Maine’s busiest trauma center. When he is not in the office he enjoys outdoor activities, soccer and tennis. He is married and has two sons; they reside in Gorham. 

Education

  • Undergraduate: Colby College, BA Biology/Mathematics Magna Cum Laude, 2002-2006
  • Dental School: University of Connecticut,  DMD, 2006 -2010
  • Medical School: University of Connecticut, MD, 2010 – 2013 
  • General Surgery: University of Connecticut, 2 – Year Certificate, 2013 – 2015
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency: University of Connecticut, 2010 – 2016

Professional ACTIVITIES 

  • American Dental Association (ADA): Member
  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS): Member 

Publications

  • L’Heureux LH and Lieblich S, Anesthesia Monitoring, In: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 3rd e, Fonseca Marciani & Turvey, Elsevier, 164-175, 2018
  • L’Heureux LH and Ferneini EM, Head, Neck and Orofacial Infections in Immunocompromised Patients, In: Head, Neck and Orofacial Infections, EM Ferneini and JR Hypp, Elsevier, 406-416, 2016 
  • L’Heureux LH, Sohn A, and Ferneini EM, Complications of Facial Resurfacing, In: Complications in Maxillofacial Cosmetic Surgery, EM Ferneini, CL Castiglione and M Banki, Springer, 125-130, 2018