Intermediate Dental Surgery Assistant Course | 香港醫藥援助會 Project Concern Hong Kong

香港醫藥援助會 Project Concern Hong Kong

Intermediate Dental Surgery Assistant Course

(Joint course offered by Project Concern Hong Kong 
and Lingnan Institute of Further Education)


The Intermediate Dental Surgery Assistant Course is a joint course offered by Lingnan Institute of Further Education and Project Concern Hong Kong.  The course will help the students to fully understand the expertise and professional practices.  Project Concern Hong Kong was founded in 1961 which is to establish and maintain non-profit making general medical and dental clinics and other charitable social services to the low income sector of the community throughout the whole territories of Hong Kong.
(Link of the course:


Programme Objectives:

  • To encourage participation in dental clinics as a means for entrance to their professionalism and to become life-long learners;
  • To provide elementary and intermediate levels of Dental Surgery Assistant training to general public who are interested in becoming a DSA and as well as working DSA

Admission Requirements:

  • Completion of the Elementary Dental Surgery Assistant course; or
  • At least 1-year full time DSA job experience with recommendation/ testimony from employer; or
  • Other equivalent qualifications to be assessed by LIFE

Programme Features:

A. Lecture (8 sessions, total 24 hours)

    • Dental theory: tooth anatomy, periodontal charting
    • Basic pharmacology, anesthesia and pain control (esp. children)
    • Digital scanning and dental materials
    • Endodontics and impression
    • Infection control and occupational health
    • Skills: complaint handling, appointment, inventory control, patient record keeping
    • Introduction to orthodontics
    • Introduction to oral & maxillofacial surgery, oral pathology and implant

B. Clinical Practice in a Dental Clinic (max. 20 students per group) (9 sessions per group, total 26 hours)

    • Charting (II), 4-handed dentistry and moisture control (3-hour clinical lecture)
    • Scaling, suction and rubber dam (3 hours)
    • Infection control and filling (3 hours)
    • Minor Oral Surgery, LA and extraction (elevator) (3 hours)
    • Handpieces, burs and root canal treatment (3 hours)
    • Denture (I) Impression (3 hours)
    • Denture (II) Crown & Bridge (3 hours)
    • X-ray film holder, digital x-ray and rubber dam (II) (3 hours)
    • Clinical Examination (2 hours)

C. Clinical Training (2 sessions, total 10 hours)

    • Daily operation in dental clinics or mobile dental vans


Dr. Dennis Wong 黃文昌牙醫
Honorary Assistant Professor, University of Hong Kong
Clinical Associate, Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital
Examiner, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Dr. Wong Ling Man 黃凌旻牙醫
BSc (Food and Nutritional Science, HKU)

Professor KAM Kai Man Joseph甘啟文醫生
Clinicial Associate Professor, Stanley Ho Centre for Emerging Infectious Diseases,
Faculty of Medicine,The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Dr. Lau Chi Mun, Clement 劉智敏牙醫
Advanced Diploma in Orthodontics (AdvDipOrth), University of Hong Kong
Master of Orthodontics (MOrth), University of Hong Kong
Master of Science (MSc) in Dental Public Health, University College London,
University of London
Ms. Chan Ying Yee, Babe 陳英儀
Master of Health Planning (University of New South Wales, Australia)
Executive Director (Project Concern Hong Kong)

Tuition Fee:



  • Theoretical subjects: YMCA, 41 Salisbury Road, Tsimshatsui, Kowloon
  • Practicum: Shop 113, Lei Cheng Uk Arcade, Lei Cheng Uk Estate, Shamshuipo, Kowloon
  • Theoretical subjects: 16 Oct 2017 to 4 Dec 2017, Every Monday, 7:00pm-10:00pm
  • Practicum:16 Dec 2017 to 2 Feb 2018, Every Thursday, 7:00pm-10:00pm

Application Deadline:  
28 September 2017  Online Application 

Commencement Date:  16 October 2017 


Lingnan Institute of Further Education:
Tel: 2776 9081 / 2616 7255


Project Concern Hong Kong:

Tel: 2776 9081
Website: http:/