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Essential skills 

Essential skills
Essential skills

Luke Cascarini

, Clare Schilling

, Ben Gurney

, and Peter Brennan

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date: 10 December 2019

This chapter discusses essential skills in oral and maxillofacial surgery, including Local anaesthesia, Intra-oral suturing, Managing the bleeding socket, Managing the dry socket, Suturing facial lacerations, Packing the nose and midface for bleeding, Re-implanting and splinting teeth, Temporomandibular joint relocation, Bridle wiring and intermaxillary fixation, Incision and drainage of intra-and-extra-oral abscesses, Biopsy of intra- and extra-oral lesions, Taking dental impressions, and Cricothyroidotomy

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