Short course

SES: Surgical Extraction Skills (Formerly Dentoalveolar Surgery Refresher course)


This course is designed to allow participants to refresh their knowledge of the basic principles of oral surgery and enhance their extraction skills. It will allow participants to achieve deeper insight into the most common surgical complications encountered in general practice and to become confident in the surgical management of minor dentoalveolar surgical cases as well as being able to manage medically compromised patients in a majority of situations.

Major Topics

  • Medically compromised patient
  • Infection control update
  • Outline of basic surgical techniques
  • Management of the Bisphosphonate patient
  • Exodontia and management of common complications of exodontia
  • Surgical management of third molars
  • Surgical aspect of orthodontics, endodontics and prosthodontics

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the course, participants should:

  • be able to manage the majority of complex extractions and minor dentoalveolar surgery cases

Participants wishing to enrol in this program must hold a current operator's license to use irradiating apparatus. Credentialing paperwork will be sent to participants upon enrolling.

Program Delivery – Online Blended Learning and Hands-on Pre-clinical session

  • Online web lectures via Learning Management System, Canvas.
  • A short MCQ (multiple choice questions) to cement your knowledge on the lecture topics. An additional one hour of Scientific CPD is awarded.
  • Online Live Q&A Session for follow up questions and interaction with the presenters.
  • Hands-on Pre-clinical lab session and live patient surgery sessions – this session is only available to participants who have first completed the online blended learning lectures, MCQ and Live Q&A session.

For enquiries, contact:

Course Presenters

Dr Shreya Tocaciu Dr Shreya Tocaciu

Mr Adrian DeAngelis Mr Adrian DeAngelis

Mr Warren Crossley Mr Warren Crossley

Mr Jameel Kaderbhai Mr Jameel Kaderbhai

Dr Jason Savage Dr Jason Savage

Dr Mehrnoosh (Nu) Dastaran Dr Mehrnoosh (Nu) Dastaran

Dr Krati Dr Krati Garg

Dr Ken Sun Dr Ken Sun

Please note:

There will be no new intake of participants for the 2022 SES: Surgical Extractions Skills courses due to the cancellation of programs during 2021 lockdowns.

To place your name on the waiting list for the 2022 programs please email on or after Friday 26 November 2021.

Information regarding the 2023 programs will be made available during mid to late 2022 and further details will be listed on the CPD web site at this time.

Course Information

Key dates

Monday 9 May to Thursday 12 May 2022 and

Monday 24 October to Thursday 27 October 2022


Course Fee: $5,464 (inc GST)


Ground Floor, Pre-clinical Laboratory

723 Swanston Street, Carlton VIC 3053, and

Royal Melbourne Dental Hospital, 4th Floor, 720 Swanston Street,

Carlton VIC 3053

Extra information

CPD Credit: 31 hours of Scientific CPD