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. Completion of lectures and examination. The student must successfully pass (80%) on the written exam to advance to the clinical training.
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 D Waite MPH, DDS, MD, FACS

Dr. Waite is a graduate of the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry (1979) and the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine (1983). He completed his oral and maxillofacial surgery training at UAB and remained to become Professor and Charles A. McCallum Endowed Chair of Oral Surgery in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Waite has been the Chair since 1993 and serves on the University of Alabama Health Services Foundation Executive Committee and enjoys a full scope faculty practice. Dr. Waite has lectured on the surgical treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) both nationally and internationally. He has been an examiner for the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and was the first oral and maxillofacial surgeon to become President of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. He was one of the first to publish on maxilla-mandibular advancement for obstructive sleep apnea and simultaneous rhinoplasty in orthognathic surgery. His clinical interest are in orthognathic surgery, cleft reconstruction, facial cosmetic surgery, TMJ, dental implants and dentoalveolar surgery. He is a co-editor for Peterson's Principles of Oral and Maxillofacial 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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