Minor Oral Surgery-Certificate in Basic Wisdom Tooth Surgery


The Minor Oral Surgery module offers an introductory course to trainees looking to advance their interest and general skill in surgical tooth excision, in particular lower wisdom tooth. The course consists of didactic and practical demonstration sessions conducted in an interactive learning environment as well as chair-side supervision.

Course Details

Module director: Dr Yong Loong Tee

Duration: From Oct  2022 to Nov 2022

Learning Objectives:

Able to perform systematic surgical examination and diagnosis
Able to take relevant radiographs correctly to identify challenges of surgical removal
Able to exercise sound case selections, while preventing common surgical complications
Conduct infection control procedures and aseptic techniques in minor oral surgery
Able to perform local anaesthesia with confidence
Able to execute surgical excision of simple impacted lower wisdom tooth and the appropriate suturing technique
Able to manage common surgical challenges and complications
Course fees: S$2,000

Clinical case requirement: 3 cases of simple impacted wisdom teeth excision

Who is the course for?

This course is suitable for dental practitioners who have prior or no experience in wisdom tooth surgery.

By the end of this course, dental practitioners can expect to manage wisdom tooth operations confidently and independently with appropriate case selection

Course Available Period
From Oct 2022 to Nov 2022 (Full Time)
Course Fees