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Oral Surgery for General Practitioners

Saturday, August 21, 2021 9:00am to 12:00pm

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In this informative and concise program for general dentists, participants will learn basic and advanced concepts and skills in oral surgery. Starting with patient evaluation, Dr. Tolstunov 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 – 12:00 pm
Location: Live, interactive webinar via Zoom.
Credits: This activity is designated for 3 units of continuing education credit.


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 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He has conducted clinical research in oral surgery and implant dentistry, published more than 40 articles in peer-review journals and is an editor of two books on bone augmentation in implant dentistry. He speaks nationally and internationally, is a clinical professor and teaches at both the Dugoni School of Dentistry and UCSF School of Dentistry in San Francisco

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