Wisdom Tooth

Dr Firdaus Hanapiah, Dr Anthony Goh


This course offers a combination of didactic review of the management of third molar extractions, hands on (pig jaw) and live patients experience. Course participants will acquire extensive knowledge of preoperative assessment of third molars of varying complexity and the surgical techniques required for their removal.

The course hopes to instil confidence in dentists in the management of third molar extractions. On day 1, the hands on (Pig Jaw) component will provide participants with an opportunity to practice surgical techniques for the safe and efficient removal of third molars this includes anatomy, flap design, correct instrument handling and extraction mechanics. At the end of day 1 participants will preview OPGs of live patients and conduct a surgical treatment planning session with the course instructor.

Day 2 and 3 involve participants in extracting wisdom teeth on live patients with the close supervision of an experienced oral & maxillo-facial surgeon.This allows participants to practice correct surgical techniques and concept in a clinical environment.The objective of this course is to equip dentists with the skills to perform wisdom teeth extraction of varying complexity. Hence quality time will be allocated to a removal of a select number of cases.

What you will learn?

  • Efficient & Safe Surgical Techniques

  • Anatomy & Surgical Treatment

  • Planning

  • Flap Designs & Suturing Techniques

  • Case Selection

  • Post-Op Management of

  • Complications

  • Increase Confidence Level

Trip Itinerary:

  • Day 1 - Arrival & Hotel Check-In 

  • Day 2 - Lecture & Hands-on, Case Discussion, Dinner

  • Day 3 - Live Surgery, Dinner

  • Day 4 - Live Surgery, Certification Ceremony, Graduation Dinner

  • Day 5 - Hotel Check-Out & Transfer to Airport

Registration Fees includes:

  • Temporary Malaysian Dental Registration

  • 4-Nights Hotel Accommodation

  • All meals

  • Course Materials

  • Airport Transfer

  • Certification


Contact Hours: 21.0 hrs


21 - 23 February 2020, Phnom Penh OPEN

20 -22 March 20202, Kuala Lumpur OPEN

24 - 26 April 2020, Phnom Penh OPEN

01 - 03 May 2020, Phnom Penh OPEN
Start Time: 8:30 AM
Duration: 3 Days
Format: Lectures, Hands-on
Language: English
Venue: TBC
Address: TBC, Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia 





Dr. Firdaus Hanapiah

BDS (Otago), MSc (London), FDSRCS (England), Fellow (ICOI)


Dr. Firdaus Hanapiah graduated from the University of Otago, New Zealand in 1990. Upon graduation, he returned to Malaysia to take up a position as a clinical tutor at the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya. In 1993, he joined the Eastman Dental Hospital, University College in London where he was a part time honorary Senior House Officer. In 1996 he completed an MSc in Oral Surgery from the Eastman DC and was awarded a Fellowship in Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons, England. He once again returned to Malaysia to take up a position as a lecturer at the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya. In that time, he was awarded the Fellowship of the International Congress of Implantologist and became a member of The International Team for Implantology (ITI). He is now in private practice based in the DEMC Specialist Hospital, in Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia, acting as a consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon. He is also Head Clinician for the Firdaus and Sharina Dental Clinics, Bangsar Dental Specialist Centre, Consultant OMFS Surgeon for the Smile Clinic Group and the Glamsmile Dental Specialist Centre in the Klang valley. Additionally, he is a registered Specialist in the National Specialist Register of Malaysia (NSR) and a member of the the Academy of Medicine of Malaysia. He has since placed more than 6000 dental implants and is a pioneer in the field of virtual surgical placement of implants. Dr. Hanapiah is actively engaged in global conferences, and has lectured widely in both Europe and Asia.

Dr. Anthony Goh

BDS (Singapore),FDSRSC (Australia)

·     Lead Course Instructor, DTA WIsdom Teeth Live Patient Program, Cambodia & Myanmar

·     Former Adjunct Tutor, National University of Singapore

·     Fellow, International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

·     Fellow, American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Member (formerly Board Member)

Dr. Anthony Goh Sze Chern loves what he does, which is to give his patients the best care he can. No wonder he is one of the most popular dentists among adults and children. His expertise lies in Wisdom Teeth Surgery, Dental Implants, and the management of phobic or medically-involved patients. Aside from being a professional dentist, he has also served in leadership positions in the Singapore Dental Association, Singapore Dental Council, Singapore Dental Health Foundation and various government ministries. He was also involved in training undergraduates in surgery and new dental surgery assistants at the Institute of Technical Education. Dr. Goh relishes helping others and has been part of many overseas mission teams.


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limit enrolment, or change the location, time, date, or speakers due to unforeseen circumstances.

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