Surgical Dentistry for the General Dentist

Overview

This hands-on course covers case selection and basic surgical skills including simple third molar extractions and contemporary atraumatic extraction techniques. This content is aimed at dentists who may not have had the opportunity to practice and become familiar with surgical extractions, and are interested in taking the next step in extending their skills.


The course will include didactic sessions, video demonstrations recorded on live patients and hands-on exercises on pigs jaws.


Topics include

  • Case selection for surgical extractions
  • Basic surgical skills - raising a flap, suturing and contemporary extraction techniques


Learning Objectives

  • Have a greater understanding of surgical risk, diagnosis, treatment planning and gain an appreciation of case selection
  • Know the basic instruments necessary to successfully perform dental office-based surgical extraction procedures
  • Be well versed in sterile technique and be able to apply this set up to your dental office
  • Understand the principles of surgical management of difficult extractions
  • To differentiate between simple and difficult cases from radiographic and clinical examination
  • To recognise areas in which to improve, prepare and train to better perform surgical dentistry yourself
  • Be able to obtain Informed Consent for surgery after discussion of the risks, benefits and alternatives of treatment
  • Become familiar with flap design and learn how to raise a flap
  • Become familiar with suturing techniques including hands on component
  • Become familiar with surgical skills applied to surgical extractions
  • Know how to approach removal of teeth using contemporary atraumatic surgical techniques and understand the importance of this technique in modern day dentistry

Providers Terms

Payments

Delegate places in events are confirmed once full payment has been received. While credit card is the preferred method of payment, CPD will provide an invoice with 14-day payment terms to those participants who choose to pay by cheque. CPD reserves the right to apply a 10 percent surcharge for registrations made within three (3) business days of an event. (CPD accepts payment by Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Cheque, Direct Debit or Bank Cheque).


GST

All course fees include 10 percent GST in the total cost except where stated. All tax invoices will show CPD's ABN 34 000 021 232.


Delegate Cancellation

Cancellations of any event must be received in writing by email to [email protected] Substitution of delegates can occur at any time at no additional cost. Course fees or part thereof cannot be transferred to another event when cancellation occurs within two (2) weeks* of the original event. (*1 week equals 7 full days). CPD takes no responsibility for changes to delegate work commitments or personal circumstances.


Cancellation of Hands on Programs

For cancellations of hands-on program places made at least four (4) weeks* prior to the event in question, a credit note for the full course fee will be given to be used towards a future course. A credit note of 50 percent of the course fee will be given for cancellations of up to two (2) weeks* prior to the event. No credit will be given for cancellations made with less than two (2) weeks* notice. A $50 administration fee applies to ALL cancellations.


Cancellation of Lecture Programs

For cancellations of lecture program places made at least two (2) weeks* prior to the event in question, a credit note for the full course fee will be given to be used towards a future course. A credit note of 50 percent of the course fee will be given for cancellations up to one (1) week* prior to the event. No credit note will be given for cancellations made with less than one (1) weeks* notice. A $50 administration fee applies to ALL cancellations.


Failure to Attend

A delegate who fails to attend will be liable for 100 percent of the course fee.


Program Cancellation / Rescheduling

CPD takes all care to produce high quality program events that deliver as promised. All advertised details are correct at the time of publication. However when circumstances beyond our control prevail, CPD reserves the right to cancel, postpone, relocate or reschedule any program. If CPD exercises this option, CPD will employ reasonable endeavours to notify delegates as early as possible to minimise inconvenience. CPD will not accept any responsibility for travel and accommodation costs incurred by delegates. Where a refund is due to a delegate, a refund for the amount paid will be issued within 30 days of notification. In the case of program post-ponement or rescheduling, the delegate may choose to transfer the fee from the cancelled course to a future program of equal value. In this case these terms and conditions apply.


Disclaimer

The information and opinions presented at the professional development programs described in our Program Guide or on the CPD website are those of the presenters. Presentation at a CPD program of clinical methods, materials, techniques, or approaches to business issues that arise in dental practice, do not constitute endorsement by the Australian Dental Association (NSW Branch) Limited or ADA NSW Centre for Professional Dental Development Limited. By registering for a CPD professional development program, the delegate takes sole responsibility for the use of any information provided in the program. CPD reserve the right to alter the program details as circumstances require.


Photography and video disclaimer

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Privacy

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What to bring

Generally, most clinical instruments and materials are supplied for hands-on courses held at the CTC. Please bring your own magnification loupes to clinical hands-on workshops.


Sponsorship

To keep course fees down, some materials and products used in workshops may be provided by dental suppliers. Representatives may be in attendance at these events.


Dietary requests

CPD will endeavour to accommodate special dietary requests, please request at the time of booking. In some cases, special dietary requests may incur an extra charge.


Transfers

In the situation whereby a transfer is permitted, a maximum of two (2) transfers can be made per registration. Course fees or part thereof cannot be transferred to another event when cancellation occurs within two (2) weeks* of the original event. (*1 week equals 7 full days). 


Course Notes

In the interest of environmental sustainability, CPD may replace printed course notes with an electronic copy which will be emailed to participants following the course. To ensure receipt of these notes, please advise CPD of your correct email address on your registration.


CPD hours/Certificates

Attendance certificates will be available to download via your online ‘MyCPD’ account on the CPD website 2 days after the course. Participants who cannot attend for the entire day/hours will have their certificate adjusted accordingly.

Tickets:
Dentists Member$505Select
Recent Graduates Member$411Select
Non-Member$606Select
Contact Hours:

5.0 hrs

When:

Wed, 16 September 2020

Start Time:

9:00 AM

Duration:

1 Day

Format:

Lecture and Hands on

Language:

English

Venue:

ADA NSW Centre for Professional Development

Address:
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1 Atchison St, St Leonards,
Sydney, New South Wales,
Australia, 2065

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Speaker(s):
Cecilia so

Dr Cecilia So

Dr Cecilia So is a dentist with practice limited to surgical dentistry and oral implant. After completing an undergraduate Bachelor of Dental Surgery (Hons) degree at the University of Sydney in 2003, Cecilia went onto a hospital based surgical training post in the UK as a Senior House Officer for two years, achieving her Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgeons with the Royal College of Surgeons, London, by examination in 2008. 

Her interest in oral implants lead her to complete the Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Oral Implants) USyd and she is now a Clinical Associate at University of Sydney both mentoring and lecturing for the program. She is also involved as an executive committee of the Australian Osseointegration Society. 

Cecilia has been a senior dental officer at Westmead Centre for Oral Health, providing surgical dental services in the Special Needs Unit from 2009 to present. Cecilia has focused her professional interests on oral surgery and implant dentistry and enjoys being involved in teaching, with a particular interest in mentoring recent graduates and working as a visiting surgical dentist both in metropolitan Sydney and rural NSW

Alastair stevenson

Dr Alastair Stevenson

Dr Alastair Stevenson has been registered as an Oral Surgeon in New South Wales since 1989, and has been working at Vintage Surgical Specialists with Dr Bruce Austin since 1995. In addition he is a Visiting Senior Specialist at the Sydney Dental Hospital.

He qualified from King’s College Hospital Dental School, University of London, in 1973. After working in both hospital and general practice in UK he completed his primary Fellowship and then spent five years in private dental practice in Mombasa, Kenya, moonlighting at the weekends as a mountain and safari guide.

He returned to England in 1982 where he worked in the Oral and Maxillofacial Unit at Walton Hospital in Liverpool before completing his Dental Fellowship in Edinburgh. In 1983 he emigrated to Australia, becoming a lecturer in the Oral Surgery Department of the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Sydney. In 1986 he was awarded his Australasian Dental Fellowship and research into the clinical applications of Hydroxylapatite as an implant led to a Master of Dental Science degree in 1989.

From 1991 to 1996 he was Director and Surgical Co-ordinator of the Osseointegrated implant Dental Implant Centre at the United Dental Hospital as well as Department Head of Oral Surgery. From 1993 to 1995 he was President of the NSW branch of the Australasian Osseointegration Society and from 1995 to 1997 inaugural President of Federal AOS. Until 2006, he was the surgical co-ordinator of the University of Sydney Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Oral Implants).

He has an interest in all aspects of dental implants and has been involved in teaching implant techniques since the early training courses at the University of Sydney. He also continues to lecture widely and is the author of numerous publications in Australian and international journals.

When not working he enjoys exploring Australia, bird watching and growing Kalamata olives in the southern highlands. He has also been a member of the Alpine Club since 1983.


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