The Dental Board of Australia has reviewed its Policy on the use of Botulinum toxin and dermal fillers. The Board has taken a transitional measure by withdrawing the previous Interim Policy. In the absence of a finalised Policy, the Board now appears to allow for the provision of these treatments, very much subject to the specific conditions set out in the DBA communique issued on 5th November 2014. The overriding principle is that like all treatment provided by a dentist, these treatments must be within the practice of dentistry.
This limited attendance two day introductory course in botulinum toxin and dermal fillers will cover foundation principles eg. facial anatomy, the science of facial ageing, facial aesthetics, the science and pharmacology of the products being used, basic indications and injection techniques, complications, prevention and management – in the form of didactic training/lectures. The demonstration of surface and applied anatomy, product management and injection techniques will be in the form of hands-on training with supplied live patients so that you can start injecting on the course. A full variety of products available on the market will be discussed. The use of the products outside the approved indications will not be covered. It will be necessary to pass a written exam before moving onto the hands-on component of the course.
You will be required to bring your own patient who must be available on Saturday 23rd June.
In order to ascertain their suitability, please email photographs, front-on and profile to firstname.lastname@example.org by Tuesday 29th May.