Koerner Surgical Extractions Hands-On Lab

Continuum 1: 2-day Surgical Hands-on Lab + 8 hour online self-paced instruction

This Continuum includes: advanced armamentarium review; surgical extractions and management of complications including sinus bleeding, infection and nerve considerations, ridge preservation; hands-on activities using models and pig jaws.

In this course you will enjoy 2 days of intensive dental surgical training from Dr. Koerner and Dr. Roberts. The subjects to be covered include:

  • Patient Evaluations
  • Surgical Extractions
  • Periotome Bur / Luxator ‘system’ for root removal
  • Managing Third Molar Impactions
  • What to do when complications occur
  • Maxilliary Sinus
  • Infection Control
  • Nerve Injury Avoidance
  • Managing Nerve Injuries
  • Bone Grafting Techniques for Socket Preservation
  • Oral Sedation
  • Medical Emergencies
  • When to Refer

In the labs, you will use models and pigs jaws for supervised hands-on experience in:

  • Flaps and suturing
  • Incision and drainage Molar, pre-molar and third molar extractions
  • How to manage broken roots
  • Extractions near sinuses
  • Excision of diseased tissue
  • Proper use of extraction tools
  • Excisional biopsy
  • Lower molar with root breaking
  • Upper molar with root breaking on the edge of the sinus
  • 5 different types of third molar impactions
  • Multiple extractions (lower anterior) with root breaking
  • Frenectomy, canine eminence reduction, alveoplasty and alveolectomy

You will be prepared to take full advantage of the course using the Koerner Center’s on-line courses that will prepare you to engage effectively with the appliance and pigs jaw exercises.

Houston, TX
01-24-2020