1 Name of Course Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery II
2 Course Code DAC4335
3  Rationale for inclusion of the course in the programme The course emphasizes on the basic principles and management of dentoalveolar surgery and provides the foundation on the practice of oral & maxillofacial surgery generally.
4  Semester and    Year Offered Year 4: Semester I



Total Student Learning Time


Teaching Methods Face-to- face Indep.


Lecture 15 30 45
Tutorial 7 7 14
Practical 3 1 4
Clinical 27 9 36
Seminar/Case Presentation
Project report on visit
Assignment 10 10
A&E Posting
Field Visit
Revision 2 2
Examination 4 4
Total 58 57 115

Total Guided and Independent Learning

Face to face 58
Independent Learning 47
Total 115




 Credit Value (Hours) 3.0 notional credit
7 Prerequisite None
8 Learning Outcome At the end of this course, students are able to:

LO 1 Demonstrate competency in proper history taking, clinical examination, diagnosis and formulating treatment plan for oral surgical patients. C3
LO 2 Demonstrate the ability to manage the common oral and maxillofacial related diseases and simple surgical complications. P4
LO 3 Perform basic oral surgical procedures. P5
LO 4 Demonstrate responsibilities and team work during clinical session with professional and ethical clinical attitudes towards colleagues, supporting staff and patients A3
9 Transferable skills Soft skills:

Communication Skills, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Teamwork,Profesional Ethics

Spesific skills:

Hollistic approach in the management of oral surgical cases by integrating basic theoretical knowledge into the clinical management of patients

10 Teaching-learning and assessment strategy
  1. The teaching-learning approaches include lectures, tutorials, practical, clinical sessions, field visit and assignment
  2. Students are assessed by using formative and summative assessment methods
11 Synopsis The course is designed to provide the student with an understanding of identification and management of oral surgical cases. On completion of the course, the student should be competent in the diagnosis and management of common oral conditions, administration of effective local anaesthesia, extraction of teeth, ability to perform simple oral surgical procedures and manage simple surgical complications. Students are also expected to be able to identify and describe the principles and management of various related condition in the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery.
12 Mode of Delivery Lecture, tutorial, practical, clinical session and field visit.
13 Assessment Methods and Types Summative and formative assessment methods will be used.

Summative assessment:

  1. Mid Semester Test – written paper (Modified Essay Questions and One Best Answer)
  2. Final Semester Examination – written paper (Modified Essay Questions and One Best Answer)

Formative assessment:

  1. Close supervision during extraction and surgical procedures
  2. Competency test on basic surgical skills

The proportion of the assessment are presented below:


Mid Semester 1                                : 30%

End of Semester 1 Exam                 : 70% 

14. Content  outline of the course/module and the SLT per topic Basic principles of surgery

Impacted third molar

Maxillofacial trauma

  • Early management
  • Soft Tissue Injury
  • Dentoalveolar injuries
  • Fracture mandible
  • Fracture zygomatic complex
  • Fracture midface

The common drugs used in dental practice : Analgesics, antibiotics and other related drugs

Pre-prosthetics surgery

Management of Oral Pathologic Lesio

Lasers and other treatment modalities for oral surgical patients

Salivary gland disorders

Radiotherapy & chemoteraphy in dentistry

Limitation of mouth opening

Facial & TMJ Pain Disorders

Introduction to orthognathic surgery

Introduction of cleft lip & palate

Principles of endodontic surgery

Diseases of the paranasal sinuses

General management of the hospitalized oral surgical patients

Oral Cancer

Surgical aids to orthodontics

Management of emergencies in dental practice

Clinical Session

15 References:

* Main references

** Additional references

McCabe J.F. & Walls A.W.G. 1999.Applied Dental Materials. 8thedition.Blackwell Science.

Darby M, L., and Walsh M, M. 2004. Dental Hygiene Theory and Practise, 2nd Edition. Blackwell Science.

Theodore M. Roberson, Harald. O. Heymann, Edward J. Swift. Sturdevant’s Art and Science of Operative Dentistry, 4th edition,

Gladwin M. and Bagby M. 2004. Clinical Aspects of Dental Materials. 2nd edition. LIppincott Williams & Wilkins.