Please note that there is a pre-requisite requirement for this course. Participants must have completed Intermediate Oral Surgery prior to attending this course – see information here. If you have any queries regarding the pre-requisite, please email email@example.com.
This is the final course in the Oral Surgery series. Under the close supervision of two highly experienced Oral and Maxillofacial surgeons, participants will be encouraged to apply their newly acquired oral surgical knowledge to practice oral surgical procedures through multiple practical exercises. Upon completion of this advanced course participants will have an enhanced knowledge of oral surgery techniques.
This course has been designed to provide participants with the optimal balance between lectures and practical components. There will be an emphasis on practical exercises and the provision of real time feedback. Anatomical models will be used so that participants are able to recreate a clinical scenario. Upon completion of this course the models can be kept for future reference.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Apply key clinical principles when interpreting CT scans of the mandible regarding the inferior alveolar nerve position
- Recall the pharmacology of novel medications used for anti-coagulation, including those relevant to medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaws
- Recall the basics of advanced local anaesthetic principles and techniques
- Preform a range of surgical extractions
- Demonstrate a range of suturing techniques
- Recall the principles and demonstrate the techniques of sub-periosteal releasing flap to achieve tension free primary closure of a tooth socket post-surgical extraction
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.
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.
ADA Member Dentist - $1320
Non-Member Dentist - $1716
6.5 Scientific hours
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