Our Neurotoxin (Botox) and filler course for dentists fully complies with the regulations of the Canadian Dental and Surgeon Colleges and you can implement these treatments into your current practice as soon as you complete the course. Learn more
The course package for dentists is also included “Business marketing and management in aesthetic medicine”.
The business course is delivered fully online
Certificate Program for Dentists: Neurotoxin (Botox) and Lip Filler training
Why should you take this course?
With the high demand for the indications of neurotoxins in dental procedures, more and more dentists show interest in administering these products as part of their dental services.
The Certificate Program for Dentists: Neurotoxin (Botox) and Lip Filler training is a comprehensive course designed for beginners and also advanced dentists who are willing to add aesthetic therapeutic neurotoxin services to their practice.
In this course, the practitioner will get introduced to the most common neurotoxin treatments in the face, which are in the scope of practice of dentists. We will provide a full understanding of the most commonly used products in the market, as well as how to administer them safely for your client in order to receiving most effective results.
Important notice: The College of Dentists in some provinces have some restrictions in applying neurotoxins. For example they allow only therapeutic indications of neurotoxins or they allow the treatment of certain areas only. We recommend you to contact your licensing body before you register for the course. During the course, we will cover both therapeutic and aesthetic indications of neurotoxin in face area and you can use your training based on your own discretion.
Outline of the course:
✓ Facial muscles (anatomy review)
✓ Introduction to botulinum toxin
✓ What is botulinum toxin?
✓ Cosmetic indications vs therapeutic indications
✓ Most common neurotoxins in the market (Botox®, Dysport® or Xeomin®, Nuceiva®)
✓ Possible side effects and management
✓ Introduction to cosmetic indications of neurotoxins (Forehead and around the eye area)
✓ TMJ pain
✓ Masseter reduction
✓ Bruxism and Grinding
✓ Migraine and Tension headache
✓ Basics of dermal fillers
✓ Common dermal fillers in Canadian market
✓ Anatomy of the lips
✓ Lips fillers – Injection techniques
✓ Management of complications of lip fillers
This course will provide you with the essential knowledge and technical skills required to integrate non-surgical treatments in your dental practice and deliver a safe and outstanding service to your clients.
By completing this course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion.
Our Neurotoxin (Botox) and filler course for dentists fully complies with the regulations of the Canadian Dental and Surgeon Colleges and you can implement these treatments into your current practice as soon as you complete the course.
Direct excerpt from RCDSO Dispatch November/December 2013
“Members who wish to use botulinum toxin and dermal fillers may do so, but only for procedures that are within the scope of practice of dentistry. Members may inject botulinum toxin and/or dermal fillers intra-orally for either therapeutic or cosmetic purposes, or botulinum toxin extra- orally for therapeutic purposes, but in either case only if they are appropriately trained and competent to perform the procedures. It is not within the scope of practice of dentistry and members are not authorized in Ontario to inject botulinum toxin or dermal fillers extra- orally for cosmetic purposes.”
“Members who wish to use these substances as described are expected to successfully complete a course of instruction that adheres closely to the following criteria. The course should:
- be conducted by persons who have had recognized education and training, preferably university-based, and significant experience in the parenteral administration of these substances;
- include a didactic component with formal evaluation that addresses:
- pharmacology of these substances;
- physiological activity of these substances;
- diagnosis of relevant conditions;
- indications for the use of these substances, as well as other first-line treatment modalities;
- contraindications for the use of these substances;
- related head and neck anatomy;
- adverse reactions and their management;
- include a hands-on clinical or clinical simulation component with formal evaluation;
- promote the critical evaluation of research and literature on related topics.”