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Oral Surgery for General Practitioners

Saturday, February 6, 2021 9:00am to 12:00pm

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Live Webinar: Oral Surgery for General Practitioners

In this concise 3-hour lecture-seminar for general dentists, participants will learn basic and advanced concepts and skills in oral surgery. Starting with patient evaluation, the course will cover medical conditions that impact surgery, computer imaging, local anesthesia, surgical anatomy, surgical techniques, flaps and sutures, and instrumentation. You will learn the third molar extraction and alternative techniques in the extraction of impacted third molars. Clinical risks and complications of these procedures will be examined with an emphasis on how to prevent problems.

You Will Learn:

  • Surgical and atraumatic approach for extraction of teeth, including patient evaluation, local anesthesia, surgical anatomy, techniques, flaps, and instrumentation
  • Surgical techniques for effective surgical extraction, including third molar surgery, flaps, and sutures, and alternatives for impacted molars
  • Atraumatic extraction with preservation of buccal bone and attached soft tissue.

Who Should Attend:

This program is designed for general dentists interested in oral surgery, concepts, and skills.

Tuition: $195  
Program: 9:00 am – noon
Credits: This activity is designated for 3 units of continuing education credit.

Please register in advance to receive presentation links, course material, and other timely information. Registration will close at 5:00 pm on Friday, February 5, 2021.


Len Tolstunov, DDS, DMD, is a board-certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon practicing in San Francisco. He is a diplomate of the American Board of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. He has conducted clinical research in oral surgery and implant dentistry, published more than 35 articles in peer-reviewed journals and is an editor of two books on bone augmentation in implant dentistry. He speaks nationally and internationally, is an associate clinical professor at the Dugoni School of Dentistry and teaches at UCSF School of Dentistry in San Francisco.

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