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Surgical Skills for Dental Nurses

Surgical Dentistry Nursing Skills

In a first for Cavity Dental Training, we are offering students a unique opportunity to study dental surgical nursing skills at our Winnersh Training Centre in Berkshire.


Course Objectives

To provide training in the theory and practice for effective nursing in minor oral surgery, including care planning, instrument and surgery set-up.

Students will gain an understanding of oral anatomy and become familiar with surgical instruments and their purpose, in order to play an integral role in surgical procedures.


During this course, we will cover the following topics:

  • Understanding oral anatomy.
  • Surgical instruments and their intended use.
  • Local anaesthetics and suture materials.
  • Setting up a basic tray for surgical extraction.
  • Assisting in surgical procedures.
  • Patient support - pre and post-op.
  • Assessing, assisting with and advising on post-op complications.
  • Common medical conditions and oral surgery.


The course is suitable for dental nurses working in a surgical environment but is also great for dental professionals wishing to learn more about surgical practices. The course will earn you 3 hours of enhanced CPD.

Download the course prospectus to find out more, or email if you have any questions regarding this course.


Course Details


Dental Training Ltd

612 Reading Road



RG41 5HE

Training Provider

Dr V Murugaraj 

MFDS RCS (Eng) FFD RCSI (Ire) Oral Surgery with Oral Medicine

GDC Number: 138050 

Raj is a lecturer for Thames valley deanery and conducts Minor oral surgery course across Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire for General Dentists. He aims to boost the confidence of dental professionals to carry out simple to complex extraction effectively including how to identify risks and manage complications in general practice.

The course is specially designed for dental nurses involved in surgical dentistry for local deanery in the view of enhancing the skills and emphasising the importance of good surgical assistance.

dental surgery skills

Surgical Skills for Dental Nurses

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