The Oral Surgery and Oral Medicine Study Group (OSSG)

The Oral Surgery and Oral Medicine Study Group (OSSG) is a congenial group of General Practitioners and Specialists. The group’s first meeting was on the 4th April 1955 and it has been in continuous existence for over sixty years.

The five meetings a year are relaxed and informal and we have a great selection of high calibre speakers planned for 2021.

Attendance at meetings can be recorded as part of CPD.

Location of meeting

The meetings are held over dinner on Monday evenings in the Thomas Cooper Room at The Original Coopers Alehouse.

The subscription fee for 2021 is $495.00 and includes the five meetings, dinner and drinks.

Casuals $125 per meeting. New members are of course very welcome.

Venue: Thomas Cooper Room – The Original Coopers Alehouse, 316 Pulteney Street, Adelaide.
Time: 6.30pm for 7.00pm start

OSSG 2021 Program

Date: Monday 22nd February 2021
Speaker: Rowan Valentine, ENT Surgeon
Topic: 3D Anatomical Anatomy
Date: Monday 12th April
Speaker: Dr James Badlani, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
Topic: Contemporary Management of Head and Neck Malignancy
Date: Monday 7th June 2021
Speaker: Dr Alistair Varidel, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Registrar
Topic: Contemporary Management of Facial Trauma
Date: Monday 2rd August 2021
Speaker: Dr Peter Hell, Prosthodontist
Topic: Immediate Loading of Dental Implants
Date: Monday 18th October 2021
Speaker: Mr Walter Flapper, Craniofacial Surgeon
Topic: TBA

Previous speakers and topics:

Date: Monday 28th October 2019 (AGM)
Speaker: Dr Bob Jones
Topic: The Trigeminal Nerve and Dental Implants
Date: Monday 12th August 2019
Speaker: Professor Richard Logan, Oral Pathologist, Dean of Adelaide Dental School
Topic: Pigmented Lesions and Leukoplakia
Date: Monday 3rd June 2019
Speaker: Dr John Tomich, ENT Specialist
Topic: Conditions affecting Taste and Smell (Special - Tomich Wines evening)
Date: Monday 8th April 2019
Speaker: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Registrar Presentation: Dr Kristin Bayetto
Topic: Head and Neck Cancer
Date: Monday 25th February 2019
Speaker: Dr Sushil Kaur, Periodontist
Topic: A new classification scheme for periodontal and peri-implant diseases and conditions
Date: Monday 29th October, 2018 (AGM)
Speaker: Dr Mark Moore, Craniofacial Surgeon, Director Australian Craniofacial Surgery Unit
Topic: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Date: Monday 27th August, 2018 (Partners Night)
Speaker: Professor Richard Logan, Oral Pathologist, Dean of Adelaide Dental School
Topic: Update on Oral Ulceration
Date: Monday 18th June 2018
Speaker: Professor Alastair Goss
Topic: Trigeminal Neuralgia
Date: Monday 23rd April, 2018
Speaker: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Registrar Presentations (Dr Alistair Varidell & Dr JoAnn Ong)
Topic: Grafting Material Options for Endosseous Implants & Odontogenic injections
Date: Monday 26th February, 2018
Speaker: Dr Steve Langford, Orthodontist
Topic: Orthodontics and Endosseous Implants.
Date: Monday 20 November 2017 (AGM)
Speaker: Professor Paul Sambrook, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
Topic: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Services in South Australia.
Date: Monday 16 October (Partners Night 2017)
Speaker: Professor David David, Craniofacial Surgeon
Topic: Australian Cranio-Facial Unit
Date: Monday 14 August 2017
Speaker: Professor Lorimer Moseley, Physiotherapist, Professor of Clinical Neurosciences
Topic: Pain
Date: Monday 19 June 2017
Speaker: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Registrar presentations (Dr Emma Maloney & Dr Jivajothi Jeyathevan)
Topic: Odontogenic Tumours & BRONJ
Date: Monday 24 April 2017
Speaker: Dr Bob Jones, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
Topic: Temporomandibular Joint Replacement.

All Enquiries Welcome

Dr Zahi Khouri, Specialist Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
T: 8332 1566

Please send subscription fee to:
C/o Dr Zahi Khouri, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
Adelaide MaxFax
76 Kensington Road, Rose Park 5067

or EFT: OSSG Account BSB: 085 375 Account No: 20 748 4786
Please include your name as the reference if paying by EFT​