february, 2020

This is a repeating event

202019feb9:00 am3:00 pmSurgical Dentistry for the General Dentist9:00 am - 3:00 pm AEST(GMT+11:00) View in my timeCentre for Professional Development Event Organized By: ADA NSW Centre for Professional Development Discipline:Oral SurgeryFormat:Hands-on,In-Person

Event Details

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


Speakers for this event

  • Dr Cecilia So

    Dr Cecilia So

    BDS Hons (USyd), MFDS (Lond), Grad Dip Clin Dent (Oral Implants)(USyd), Clinical Associate Lecturer (USyd)

    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

    URL https://www.surgicaldentalservices.com.au/dr-cecilia-so.html

    BDS Hons (USyd), MFDS (Lond), Grad Dip Clin Dent (Oral Implants)(USyd), Clinical Associate Lecturer (USyd)

  • Dr Kristian van Mourik

    Dr Kristian van Mourik

    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

    Kristian is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon in Sydney, Australia. He completed his dental and medical degrees at Sydney University and specialist surgical training predominately at Royal Adelaide Hospital. Kristian's primary practice interests include oral surgery, dental implants and corrective jaw surgery. He is a consultant at Northern Beaches Hospital and visiting medical specialist at Castlecrag and SAN Private Hospitals.

    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon


ADA NSW Centre for Professional DevelopmentOur advocacy for members ensures we stay united as a profession, securing the profile, funding, support and recognition to allow us to continue advancing dentistry. As a not-for-profit organisation led by dentists for dentists, our remit is to deliver value to members and we do this in six key ways: Advocacy The strongest professions are those that are well represented Continuing Professional Development Providing comprehensive and respected CPD in world class facilities Networking and Connections Mentorship, events, local divisions and study groups Professional and Peer Advice On dento-legal matters, compliance, practice management, HR, IR, pharma News and Filtering We deliver what dentists need to know, when they need to know it Lifestyle and Benefits It's not all business. We incorporate social events and lifestyle benefits[email protected] Level 1, 1 Atchison Street, St Leonards NSW 2065


(Wednesday) 9:00 am - 3:00 pm AEST(GMT+10:00) View in my time

Future Event Times in this Repeating Event Series

november 24, 2021 9:00 am - november 24, 2021 3:00 pm


Dentists – $540.00, Recent Graduates – $440.00

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