1217 Jaw Fracture

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About the course

Jaw fractures frequently present as A&E cases in practice. This comprehensive practical course provides essential theory and extensive hands-on wet-lab sessions to improve your confidence and ability in dealing with these cases.  Learn how to assess the injuries and correctly apply practical, minimally invasive fracture stabilization techniques. Tutor Dr. Alex J Smithson is a Veterinary Dentist and dual-qualified Veterinary Surgeon and Dental Surgeon. Drawing on experience from both veterinary and human fields, he will guide you on how best to approach your cases to optimise both patient outcome and your work satisfaction. Suitable for all general practitioners and those with an interest in surgery and dentistry.

What you’ll learn:

  • Investigation and diagnosis
  • Jaw fractures in general practice
  • Dento-alveolar fractures – how to manage them
  • Stabilisation techniques – invasive versus non-invasive
  • Wiring & splint formation procedures
  • Interdental bonding techniques
  • Extensive practical wet lab with hands-on help

 Course Tutor:    Alex Smithson BVM&S BDS (Hons) MRCVS

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