Oral Surgery - Cadaver Course – Module 4

Oral Surgery - Cadaver Course – Module 4
This hands-on course is available only to dentists who have completed either the Oral Surgery - Module 2 or Module 3 courses.


It is a prerequisite that at least one of the Oral Surgery - Module 2 or Oral Surgery - Module 3 courses have been completed before enrolling to the Oral Surgery - Cadaver Course - Stage 4.

Advanced lectures and video demonstrations are given prior to each day’s laboratory sessions.  This is a two day very detailed course with a large curriculum in practical oral surgery for the general dental practitioner. It is a great opportunity to improve your Oral Surgery skills. 

The specimens are fresh cadavers. This will allow the knowledge and techniques leant on the anatomical models to be directly transferred to the clinical situation.

These include buccal guttering, division and elevation of the erupted dentition, flap design and closure, the acute management of the oro-antral communication, tissue preservation techniques, suturing, and elevation techniques using a wide variety of surgical instrumentation.

Detailed examination of the specimens will allow identification of the maxillary antrum and its relationship to the dentition, the course and position of the Inferior alveolar nerve and mental nerve foramen, the maxillary nerve and its branches and the lingual nerve.

Various local anaesthetic block techniques will be demonstrated and taught on the specimens. 




Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: 

  • Demonstrate the safe and effective use of Luxators and Periotomes
  • Discuss anatomical structures at risk during Exodontia and Minor Oral Surgery procedures 
  • Demonstrate an emerging understanding of access flap design and safe and effective tissue handling in raising a surgical access flap to protect adjacent anatomical structures whilst removing teeth 
  • Demonstrate safe and effective techniques removing bone and sectioning roots to assist in removal of single and multi-rooted teeth.
  • Discuss safe and effective techniques to stabilise and assess an Oral-Antral Communication and the need to preserve tissue to allow formal repair if needed 
  • Discuss safe and effective adjunctive techniques to achieve adequate local anaesthesia for Exodontia and Minor Oral Surgery 
  • Demonstrate the relationship of the dentition to the maxillary antrum and to describe techniques for the management of the acute perforation


A/Prof Anthony Lynham

Anthony completed his surgical training in Maxillofacial surgery in Queensland. A Fellowship visit to Switzerland enabled him to gain further experience in this fascinating surgical field. Dr Lynhams’ experience includes dento-alveolar surgery, dental implants, wisdom teeth, facial trauma and reconstruction, sleep apnoea surgery, orthognathic surgery, bone grafting and oro-facial pathology. He has a special interest in orbital surgery , trauma surgery and post traumatic facial reconstructive surgery.

Anthony has returned to practice after serving as a senior government minister. It was here that significant legislative reforms were implemented to lessen the incidence of trauma in our society. He now serves as clinical director at the Jamieson Trauma Institute.

 Dr Gregory Peek
BDS (Hons), MDSc (OMS)

Greg completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Sydney, Australia in 1985.

Following Graduation Greg served as a Dental Officer with the Australian Defence Forces before commencing specialty training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Brisbane Australia in 1989. Greg completed a Masters of Dental Science (OMS) at the University of Queensland and the specialty stream exit examination of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
On completion of his speciality training Greg was appointed as a Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon at the Royal Australian Naval Hospital HMAS Penguin in Sydney and at the Manly District Hospital in Manly' Sydney.

On completion of service in the Royal Australian Navy Greg returned to Brisbane where he was appointed as Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane and the Ipswich General Hospital in Ipswich, Queensland.

Greg moved to full time private practice in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Brisbane and until recently worked in a large multidisciplinary specialist practice. On retiring from practice Greg recommenced his involvement in undergraduate dental education at the University of Queensland Dental School before accepting a position at the University of Aberdeen in mid 2017.


ADA Member Dentist - $3500
Non-Member Dentist - $4250



13 Scientific hours


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4/20/2024 8:30 AM - 4/21/2024 4:30 PM
University of Queensland St Lucia, QLD 4072 AUSTRALIA

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