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.
Dr. Yong Loong Tee
MDS (Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery) (Singapore),
Duration: From Feb 2024 to Mar 2024
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
Average teacher-student ratio: 1 : 20 (for lecture), 1 : 5 (for clinical supervision)
Clinical case requirement: 3 cases of simple impacted wisdom teeth excision
Assessment: Didactic, Demonstration & Examination – 15 hrs
Course entry requirement(s) Local Students
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) or equivalent.
A valid Practising Certificate issued by the Singapore Dental Council.
APPLICATION SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS:
Educational certificates translated and notarised copies are required, if documents are not in English.
NRIC or FIN/passport
Passport-sized photograph. (Your photo must be taken in the last 12 months. It is to be in JPEG format, 400 by 514 pixels, and file size of around 60KB.)
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Wisdom tooth Surgery
This course is suitable for dental practitioners with prior or no wisdom tooth surgery experience. By the end of this
course, dental practitioners can expect to manage wisdom tooth operations confidently and independently with appropriate case selection.
What you will learn:
Course fees: S$2,000
DR. Choo Keang Hai