an image
Arizona AGD

Kybella and the Double Chin

September 7, 2024 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM (GMT)

Event registration

Kybella and the Double Chin

AGD Members: Please enter your AGD ID Number to bring total to $195!

$395.00 each

AGD Members: $195.00



Course Description:

This didactic overview explores the applications of Kybella (deoxycholic acid). The first FDA approved drug of its kind with an indication for submental fullness (double chin). Kybella injections are used to contour and improve the appearance of the “double chin” by reducing moderate to severe fat on the upper neck. The presentation includes Kybella safety, side effects, contraindications, patient selection, and treatment considerations.

Course Objectives:

  • Describe the indication for Kybella treatment
  • Discuss potential adverse events and how to recognize and avoid them
  • Describe how deoxycholic acid works

Target Audience:

Clinicians interested in potentially expanding injectable treatment modalities in their office.

Tentative Course Schedule:

1pm - 3pm: Didactic Education

About the Speaker:

Dr. Gigi Meinecke has been active in the field of facial injectables since 2004. In 2013 she established FACES Education, providing cosmetic and therapeutic injectable training to medical and dental professionals with a core focus on comprehensive facial anatomy. Her programs regularly integrate cadaver study with live patient injections.

In addition to teaching nationally, Dr. Meinecke is instructor and the Course Director for the Facial Injectables Pre-doctoral program at the Boston University School of Dental Medicine. She also provides litigation support as an expert witness in the injectable domain.

Her recent publications include “Applications for Facial Injectables in Dentistry,” “Lower Face Influence on Total Facial Esthetics,” and “When and How to Say No to Facial Injectable Patients.” She is author of the book, “Start and Grow Your Cosmetic Injectable Practice.”

Dr. Meinecke is a past President of the Maryland Academy of General Dentistry and currently serves on the Maryland State Dental Associations Legislative and Government Affairs Council. On a national level, she is past Chair of the ADA Council on Communications and serves as spokesperson for the AGD. She is a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry, the International College of Dentists and the American College of Dentists. Dr. Meinecke maintains a private practice limited to facial injectables in Potomac, Maryland.

Speaker's Curriculum Vitae (CV) can be requested via email, if needed.

- - -

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations made more than 30 days before the start of the course - full refund (minus 5% processing fees)

Cancellations made between 15-30 days before the start of the course - 50% refund (minus 5% processing fees)

Cancellations made 14 or less days of the start of the course - no refund

Arizona AGD is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by the AGD for Fellowship/Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from January 2, 2023 to January 1, 2027. Provider ID# 219287

More Events
PrivacyTerms of service

CertifySimple · 1.0.2