Oral Surgery – Module 2

Oral Surgery – Module 2
This hands-on course is designed for dentists.

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.



Attendees will:

  • 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.

Course Prerequisites

This course is open to Registered Dental Practitioners. 

Completion of Oral Surgery - Module 1 or Minimum 5 years Post registration. Please note that in order to register for Oral Surgery - Cadaver Course - Module 4 you must have completed Oral Surgery Module 2 (this course) or Oral Surgery - Module 3.

Learning Objectives

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


Presenter/s biography 

 Dr Edward Hsu

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.

Dr Arthur Bilski

Dr. Arthur Bilski originally qualified as a doctor with a Medical Degree (MBBS) from the University of Adelaide.

Following Internship Arthur worked as a Resident Medical Officer in Surgery in Australia and the UK.
He then obtained the Surgical Primary Examination from the Royal Australian College of Surgeons (RACS) and also qualified as a GP (General Medical Practitioner) obtaining the Fellowship of Royal Australian College of General Practitioners -FRACGP

He obtained his Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) from the University of Adelaide

Arthur trained in Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery in Queensland and obtained the Specialist Fellowship -FRACDS(OMS) and also the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh -FRCS(Ed).
Dr.Arthur Bilski is fully recognized and registered as a Specialist Surgeon by the Medical Board of Australia, Medicare, Department of Veteran Affairs, HIC and Private Health Funds.


Event Pricing

ADA Member Dentist - $1320
ADA Member 1st and 2nd Year Graduate - $1000
Non-Member Dentist - $1716


CPD Points

6.5 Scientific hours


Event Reviews

"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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2/24/2023 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
ADAQ CPD and Training Centre 26-28 Hamilton Place Bowen Hills, QLD 4006 AUSTRALIA

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