What to expectThe content and style of the course is a mixture of lectures, seminars and practical elements. The course is provided over 5 days, each running from 9am to 5pm.
The practical elements of the course are carried out on pig mandibles and training models to be able to gain the best feel for surgical techniques.
Day One of the Oral Surgery Techniques Course is designed to provide a guide to tier 1 provision of surgical exodontia in the dental practice.
Complications of Exodontia
Day two of the Oral Surgery Techniques Course covers the complications of exodontia encountered in general practice and how to respond to these.
Management of Soft Tissue Pathology
Day 3 of the Oral Surgery Techniques course covers the surgical management of dental emergencies and soft tissue lesions. This explores the management of patients in the general practice setting and the provision of emergency treatment required in hospital care.
Introduction to Augmentation
Day 4 of the Oral Surgery Techniques course acts as an introduction to bone augmentation techniques available to the dental practitioner. The history and science of bone augmentation is explored alongside its current place in surgical dentistry.
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The course is aimed at any GDP with an interest in Oral Surgery, either to better treat and serve their own patients in practice; or for those who are considering further education.