Oral Surgery for the General Practitioner

a Cadaver-based Workshop

Key Information

Saturday, October 22, 2016

9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Center for Clinical Science
Research (CCSR), Room 0001b
269 Campus Drive
Stanford University
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limited to 12

4 CE units

$499 (includes all instruments and cadaver specimens)

Registration is now closed.

This half-day course is designed for the general practitioner who wishes to improve their basic surgical skills, and who wishes to widen their scope of practice by performing straightforward oral surgery procedures. Cadaver specimens will be provided for participants to practice these surgical procedures in Stanford’s Bio Skills laboratory.

Learning Objectives

  • Assess the degree of difficulty of surgical cases
  • Identify the most common oral surgery procedures
  • Perform step by step extraction of teeth utilizing improved instruments and techniques for bone preservation
  • Perform extractions and other surgical procedures on cadaver material


Anders Nattestad, D.D.S, Ph.D is Professor and Director of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. His responsibilities include  teaching and clinical practice, lecturing on medical emergencies and leading the crash cart medical emergency team. He has published over 60 articles and has spoken at more than 200 dental meetings worldwide. He has served for five years as secretary general of Association for Dental Education in Europe and has been involved in the DentEd project for more than 10 years. In 2009, he was appointed Executive Director of the International Federation of Dental Educators and Associations.  

Bruce Fogel, DDS is an Adjunct  Professor, Division of Clinical Anatomy, at Stanford University, and a Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Endodontics, at the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. He develops and teaches undergraduate classes in human anatomy through the School of Medicine at Stanford, and teaches clinical endodontics at Pacific. He was in private practice limited to endodontics in Mountain View and Menlo Park, CA, and is a member of MPDS.