Our Botox®️ 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
CE Credit Provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Canadian Board of Aesthetic Medicine (CBAM). AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education.
ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this activity for 12 continuing education credits.
Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider, or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.
The course package for dentists is also included “Business marketing and management in aesthetic medicine”.
The business course is delivered fully online
Botox® Certificate Course for Dentists
Why should you take this course?
With the high demand for the indications of Botox®️ in dental procedures, more and more dentists show interest in administering these products as part of their dental services.
The Botox® Certificate Course for Dentists is a comprehensive course designed for beginners and also advanced dentists who are willing to add aesthetic therapeutic Botox®️ services to their practice.
In this course, the practitioner will get introduced to the most common Botox®️ 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 Botox®️. For example they allow only therapeutic indications of Botox®️ 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 Botox®️ 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 Botox®️ in the market (Botox®, Dysport® or Xeomin®, Nuceiva®)
✓ Possible side effects and management
✓ Introduction to cosmetic indications of Botox®️ (Forehead and around the eye area)
✓ TMJ pain
✓ Masseter reduction
✓ Bruxism and Grinding
✓ Migraine and Tension headache
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 Botox®️ 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.
RCDSO (Royal College of Dental Surgeons of ON) Regulations for Botox Administration
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.”
CDSBC (College of Dental Surgeons of BC) Regulations for Botox and Administration
ADA&C (Alberta Dental Association & College) Regulations for Botox Administration
MDA (Manitoba Dental Association) Regulations for Botox Administration
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