Subject Code: 310
Author: Karl Koerner, DDS, MS, and Charles Miller, DDS, MD
Summary: This article discusses how, despite some situations requiring specialists, there are other situations where general dentists can routinely perform moderately difficult dental extractions.
Learning Objectives: After reading this article, the individual will learn (1) the knowledge necessary to perform minor oral surgery, specifically dental extractions, with proficiency and confidence; (2) how to diagnose the difficulty of a clinical situation and know when to refer a case to a qualified surgeon; and (3) the basic sequential steps to perform a difficult extraction and how to organize the instruments and handpieces to be successful.
Test #: 261
Expiration Date: April 1, 2025