Oral surgery series Overview
The Oral Surgery series of courses consist of 3 Model based modules and a 2-day Cadaver based module, designed to consolidate undergraduate and early career experience in Exodontia and Minor Oral Surgery knowledge and techniques for the General Dental Practitioner.
The Course will provide updated review of important aspects of patient management required to safely carry out Exodontia and Minor Oral Surgery procedures in the General Dental Practice Setting.
The Course will provide a review of potential complications which may arise when carrying out Exodontia and Minor Oral Surgery procedures in the General Dental Practice Setting to assist attendees in case selection and communication with their patients.
This course is not intended to expand scope of practice.
By providing knowledge review and hands on practical experience the course will assist practitioners in defining their own scope of practice in order to meet their obligations under the Dental Board of Australia’s Registration Standards.
Module 2 OVERVIEW
- Be provided instruction on case selection for Exodontia and Minor Oral Surgery for the General Dental Practitioner.
- Carry out several practical exercises utilising models focusing on removal of multi rooted teeth.
- Be provided updates on medical management of patients for Exodontia and Minor Oral Surgery.
- Be provided instruction on suturing and carry out practical exercises using models and animal specimens to consolidate skills in suture placement and tying.
This course is open to Registered Dental Practitioners.
Completion of Oral Surgery - Module 1 or Minimum 5 years Post registration. Please note that this is the compulsory preliminary course to Oral Surgery - Module 3 and Oral Surgery - Cadaver Course - Module 4.
TOPIC 1 - Treatment Planning for Exodontia and Minor Oral Surgery
- Review of basic principles of case selection
- Which cases to refer obligations under DBA standards
- Common errors resulting in poor case selection and potential consequences
TOPIC 2 - Tooth Sectioning Multi Rooted Teeth
- Review of Sectioning of Multirooted Teeth
- Group Exercise - Sectioning of multirooted teeth to assist removal on model
TOPIC 3 - Medical management
- Management of the anticoagulated patient
- Group Exercise - Recognising medications associated with increased risk of Osteonecrosis
TOPIC 4 - Suturing
- Selection of Suture material and needles
- Techniques for suture placement and tying
- Group Exercise - Placement and tying of suture on models and Sheep Tongue
TOPIC 5 - Removal of Root Fragments
- Application of Instruments to assist in removal of retained root fragments
- Practical Exercise - Application of root tip elevators to remove root fragments on model
A/Prof Anthony Lynham
BMed (Hons) FRACDS(OMS) FRCS Ed.
Anthony completed his surgical training in Maxillofacial surgery in Queensland. A Fellowship visit to Switzerland enabled him to gain further experience in this fascinating surgical field. Dr Lynhams’ experience includes dento-alveolar surgery, dental implants, wisdom teeth, facial trauma and reconstruction, sleep apnoea surgery, orthognathic surgery, bone grafting and oro-facial pathology. He has a special interest in orbital surgery , trauma surgery and post traumatic facial reconstructive surgery.
Anthony has returned to practice after serving as a senior government minister. It was here that significant legislative reforms were implemented to lessen the incidence of trauma in our society. He now serves as clinical director at the Jamieson Trauma Institute.
Dr Edward Hsu
BDSc (Hon), MBBS, FRACDS (OMS)
Dr Edward Hsu obtained his dental qualification with honours from the UQ in 1999 and medical qualification also from UQ in 2003. Following advanced surgical training rotating through most of the major hospitals in Queensland, Dr Hsu obtained the qualification of FRACDS (OMS) and is registered as a specialist oral and maxillofacial surgeon with both the Australian Dental Board and the Australian Medical Board. Dr Hsu then completed additional surgical fellowship training in one of the busiest tertiary referral hospitals in London, UK.
ADA Member Dentist - $1320
ADA Member 1st and 2nd Year Graduate - $1000
Non-Member Dentist - $1716
6.5 Scientific hours
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"The course was very efficient and covered many different surgical and suture techniques which has helped reduce the time spent on a surgical procedure and improve patient experiences. Dr Lynham and Dr Hsu were also very approachable and helped with troubleshooting problems that came up whilst carrying out the surgical techniques."
"A great hands on event that that’s increased my confidence when it comes to oral surgery."
"No regrets signing up to this course. It’s worth the investment."
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