Suturing course for the GDP


Must complete all lessons

This course is FREE for students of the following courses:
Premium Package, FD Package
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1 hours verifiable CPD

Please ensure you have your speakers or headphones on during the course.


Speaker: Dr Kaushik Paul

DipConSed(NCL), Cert MOS (FGDP(UK), MSc Oral Surgery(UCLAN).      

Kaushik is a General Dental Practitioner in the Midland and London areas.

He is the clinical lead for his practice for the past 10 years and has been a Foundation Dentist Trainer in general practice. He also works part time at the Birmingham Dental Hospital as Speciality Dentist in Oral Surgery and is a Clinical Lecturer in Oral Surgery at the School of Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham since 2008. In these roles, he is actively involved in the delivery of general dental services along with Minor Oral Surgery services within the hospital under local anaesthetic and sedation.

Kaushik is actively involved in teaching, assessments, career planning and supporting undergraduate teaching and recruitment within the Dental school and in the training of DF1, DCT and other Dental and DCP colleagues especially in oral surgery within the region. He has been the Divisional MJDF tutor for the West Midland division of the FGDP until last year and is now on the advisory board for the MFDS examination with the RCS Edinburgh.


Aim: To provide the general dental practitioner with an overview on suturing for oral surgery. 


  • Be familiar with different suture materials
  • Be familiar with needle types, shapes and sizes
  • Be familiar with different suturing techniques

Learning Outcomes:

  • Recognise different suture materials
  • Recognise needle types, shapes and sizes
  • Understand how to perform a single interrupted suture.

GDC Development Outcomes:  C

CQC regulations covered in this course: Regulation 18 (KLOEs = Safe, Effective) 



Plan Name Price
1 Year: £ 60.00

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