Principles of Surgical Oncology of the Oral and Maxillofacial Region

2 day class

This two-day course is aimed at advancing veterinarians’ expertise in managing oral and maxillofacial tumors. Through a combination of lectures and hands-on labs, participants will gain practical skills in various surgical techniques, including mandibulectomy, maxillectomy, and flap procedures for soft tissue reconstruction. With a focus on diagnostic imaging and surgical proficiency, attendees will be better equipped to provide advanced care and elevate their standard of surgical oncological care in veterinary practice.

Level - Advanced

Available Sessions

Principles of Surgical Oncology of the Oral and Maxillofacial Region – 11/4/24 – 11/5/24 (Dallas-Fort Worth)


30 in stock

Principles of Surgical Oncology of the Oral and Maxillofacial Region – 05/01/25 – 05/02/25 (Dallas-Fort Worth)


30 in stock


Course Objectives & Outcomes


Understanding Oral and Maxillofacial Tumors

Gain knowledge on the staging and biological behavior of common oral tumors.

Learn about diagnostic imaging techniques and 3D-printing for tumor assessment.

Understand lymph node management strategies for oral and maxillofacial neoplasia.


Surgical Oncology Principles and Techniques

Familiarize with the principles of surgical oncology in the oral and maxillofacial region.

Learn fundamental flap procedures for soft tissue reconstruction.

Explore various maxillectomy and mandibulectomy techniques.


Practical Application in Labs

Acquire proficiency in using the necessary armamentarium, including Piezosurgery units.

Practice unilateral and bilateral maxillectomy techniques in lab sessions.

Gain hands-on experience in performing axial-pattern flaps for reconstruction.

Learn and practice mandibulectomy techniques, including rim excision and segmental mandibulectomy.

Understand the management of functional ramifications and complications associated with mandibulectomy and maxillectomy.


Advanced Topics and Case Discussions

Explore advances in oral and maxillofacial surgical oncology, including the role of interventional radiology.

Engage in case-based discussions focusing on mandibulectomy and maxillectomy scenarios.


Dentistry & Oral Surgery