Botox & Dermal Fillers for the Cosmetic Dentist

Friday, April 17, 2020 from 1pm-5pm and Saturday, April 18, 2020 from 8am-5pm


Course Summary
This course is designed for the cosmetic dentist. Safe, secure neurotoxin and dermal fillertechniques will be presented in a lecture format. Clinical demonstrations will be performed in the anatomy lab. Facial fillers (collagen) will be presented for correction of minor perioral rhytids, lip augmentation and prominent naso-labial angles. Radiesse and Restylanetype products will be demonstrated. Botox injections for the glabella frown lines will be discussed and demonstrated. Botox techniques will be discussed for crow's feet, vertical maxillary excess, frontalis horizontal wrinkles, and myofacial pain.

Day 1 will be didactic lectures, with case review, interactive learning, and question-based discussion. Day 2 will involve an anatomical lab course with demonstration and analysis of filler placement. Review of facial anatomy will be included. After the student demonstrates understanding of course techniques, they will observe a live patient demonstration. Those who wish to inject a patient under direct supervision may be required to provide their own patient. You will be notified two weeks prior to the course date.

1. Teach and train safe minimally invasive cosmetic surgery that can be performed by a licensed dentist.
2. Demonstrate safe and simple Botox injections and dermal and subdermal facial fillers
3. Achieve clinical competence by proctoring procedures performed by the attendants.
4. Achieve clinical competence in glabella Botox, lip augmentation, and reduction of naso-labial furrows.

1. Lectureship module with examination. The student must successfully pass (80%) on thewritten exam to advance to the clinical training module
2. Students must review key articles and demonstrate critical comprehension of patient safety.
3. Students must understand and demonstrate clinical competence in cosmetic facial analysis, diagnosis, potential problems, technique, and peri-operative management.
4. Students must demonstrate technical competence on a live patient they provide or a fellow course participant.
5. Botox injections will be limited to the frontalis rhytids including the frontalis, procerous, and corrugator muscles. The lateral orbits will also be taught to the level of competence.


Dr. Peter Waite is Professor and Chairman, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Alabama School of Dentistry and Associate Professor in the School of Medicine, Department of Surgery.  He received his DDS from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in 1979 and his MD from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in 1983.  He completed his residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Alabama School of Dentistry.  Dr. Waite is a Diplomate to both the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.  Dr. Waite is a surgical consultant to the Sleep Disorders Clinic, Cleft Palate Clinic, and the Craniofacial Clinic.  He has served as a consultant to the Alabama Board of Dental Examiners performing office evaluations for conscious sedations and general anesthesia licensure. His clinical interests include surgical placement of implants, cranial bone grafts, and esthetic facial surgery.


Dentist - $2,595.00

Auxiliary - $200 (Friday Only)



Registration open through 4/16/2020 10:59 PM EST

Required Documentation

We require the following documentation at the beginning of the course:

1. Malpractice Insurance


2. Copy of Dental License

Continuing Education

12 hours of CE

UAB School of Dentistry

1919 7th Ave. South
Birmingham, AL 35294

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