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Arizona AGD

Botox Adverse Events: How to Avoid, Recognize, and Treat Complications

September 7, 2024 4:00 PM - 07:00 PM (GMT)

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Botox Adverse Events

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$595.00 each

AGD Members: $295.00



Course Description:

If you treat patients with neuromodulators, this 3-hour program is created for you. Every treatment area with toxins has the potential for adverse events. This course provides advanced instruction in complication avoidance, recognition and management in common and not-so-common adverse events associated with neuromodulators.

Course Objectives:

  • Describe the most common neurotoxin complication and how to avoid it
  • Discuss management of eyelid ptosis
  • Describe paradoxical masseteric hypertrophy etiology, and management
  • Discuss the mechanism of xerophthalmia and lagophthalmos when treating orbicularis oculi

Target Audience:

Clinicians with prior training and experience with neuromodulators interested in advancing their knowledge base and skills with cosmetic and therapeutic toxins.

Tentative Course Schedule:

9am -12pm: 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.

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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

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