Oral Surgery – Learn Practical Skills to Enhance Your Clinical Techniques
Many dentists may avoid carrying out oral procedures because of lack of skill and or confidence. This course, whilst theory only, may help you overcome some of these issues and reinforce your knowledge of practical clinical oral surgery.Course Outline:
- Extraction of erupted and impacted teeth and roots – assessment, instrumentation and techniques.
- Biopsy techniques – when, how, and what then?
- Exposures of teeth – the importance of early intervention and successful approaches.
- Suturing techniques.
- Oro antral communication – when to deal with it, and how.
- Prescribing postoperatively – effective antibiosis and analgesia.
- MRONJ – prevention and management of.
Dr Barbara Woodhouse practices all aspects of oral and maxillofacial surgery with a special interest in the correction of facial deformities. She completed her dental degree, Masters in oral and maxillofacial surgery and medical training in Queensland.
From 1994 to 2009 she was a consultant at the Royal Brisbane Hospital she pioneered several techniques not previously performed by oral and maxillofacial surgeons in Queensland. She has also served as Lieutenant Colonel Consultant to the Australian Army, and has served on the national board of examiners for doctors applying for specialist registration in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. She is a frequently invited speaker to medical and dental groups both in Australia and overseas.
Dr Woodhouse frequently travels overseas to extend her skills and training and is the chair of Operation Interface, (an NGO affiliated with the International Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons) which supervises the supply of surgical expertise to Bangladesh, Cambodia Fiji, Tonga, PNG, Vietnam and Vanuatu and initiates and supports training programs for local surgeons in these areas.