KCSI Introductory Courses

Surgical Extractions | Live

Course Description

Complete a 1-day oral surgery introductory course taught by a KCSI Instructor OR complete the online KCSI introductory course.

 

What to Expect

  • Become more confident and comfortable with “surgical” extractions.
  • Become more capable of preventing and managing common complications associated with “surgical” extractions.
  • Become more familiar with and have on-hand the best instruments and supplies for exodontia.
  • Do alveoplasty as often required following multiple extractions

Knowledge Areas to be Evaluated

  • Case selection
  • Soft tissue management to prevent complications
  • Bone management to prevent complications
  • Use of handpiece and burs
  • Use of elevators, Luxators, and forceps
  • Suturing
  • Postoperative patient care

Subject Topic: Surgical Extractions

  • Introduction, Models, “How to do Better”
  • Level of Competence, When to Refer
  • “Standard from the Past”, Avoiding Opioids
  • Case Study – 27 year Old Woman
  • Step-by-Step Extraction (Steps 1-4)
  • Step-by-Step Extraction (Steps 5-6)
  • Instruments for Apically Extracting
  • Alternatives to the Luxator and Periotome Bur
  • Closing the Knowledge Gap Between Dentists and Oral Surgeons
  • The Most Effective Instruments for Surgery: Basic
  • Ways to Organize and Sterilize, Burs for Oral Surgery
  • Sectioning a Tooth
  • Suction Tips, Quality Aspirators
  • Flaps and Sutures
  • Evaluating for CR, Malpractice
  • Quiz

Subject Topic: Maxillary Sinus and Tooth Extractions

  • Detecting and Treating a Sinus Perforation
  • Exposed Sinus Membrane
  • Preventing Tuberosity Fractures
  • Sectioning Maxillary Molars, Risks with CPAP Devices
  • Sinus Closure with Bone Grafting

Subject Topic: Moderate Third Molar Surgery Impactions

  • Detecting and Treating a Sinus Perforation
  • Exposed Sinus Membrane
  • Preventing Tuberosity Fractures
  • Sectioning Maxillary Molars, Risks with CPAP Devices
  • Sinus Closure with Bone Grafting
  • Quiz

Subject Topic: Multiple Extractions and Related Concerns

  • Removal of Multiple Teeth Alveoplasty
  • Alveoplasty Procedure, Part 1
  • Alveoplasty Procedure, Part 2
  • Quiz

Subject Topic: Bisphosphonates

  • MRONJ Symptoms & Medications
  • Risks & Procedures, Staging & Tx Strategies
  • Extractions, Case Studies
  • Quiz

Subject Topic: Oral Cancer

  • Biopsies on Oral Lesions
  • Malignant Oral Lesions, Change in Trends, Emerging Risk Factors
  • Screening Devices, OralPath Dx, Case Studies
  • Quiz

Subject Topic: Incision and Drainage

  • Infections, Notes from Dr. Alonge
  • Buffering Local Anesthetics
  • Drug Information Handbook, Antibiotics
  • Case for Conservatism, Drain & Compress
  • Q&A
  • Quiz

Subject Topic: Bleeding: Coumadin, Plavix, and Pradaxa

  • What is INR? Managing Bleeding Associated Medical Issues
  • Prothrombin Time (PT), Case Report, Notes from Literature
  • Lexicomp App, Case Reports
  • Safest Treatment
  • Bone Bleeding, Plavix & Pradaxa vs. Coumadin
  • Herbal Supplements, Q&A

Subject Topic: Bone Grafting for Socket Preservation

  • When to Graft?
  • Collagen Membranes
  • Codes
  • PRF, Other Methods of Grafting Implants & Antibiotics
  • Quiz