Continuing Dental Education

Neurotoxin Therapies for Dental Professionals – September 2020

Timothy Hess, DDS, MAGD

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This course is offered in partnership with the Washington Academy of General Dentistry. Please register through them by following the link.

This course is offered in partnership with the Washington Academy of General Dentistry.

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Course Description

Botulinum Toxin-A (BTX-A) utilization by health care professionals is increasing. The dentist’s expert knowledge of the head and neck anatomy make them an ideal provider of BTX-A therapies. This course will focus on aesthetic and therapeutic procedures that can be easily incorporated into any dental practice. This presentation will be didactic and include demonstrations of BTX-A administration as well as hands-on participation by attendees.

Educational objectives

Educational Objectives will focus on but not limited to:

  • Introduction to BTX-A aesthetic procedures and therapeutic procedures of the head and neck performed by dentists
  • Preparation and administration of BTX-A
  • Evaluation, communication and documentation of BTX-A treatments to achieve clinical success and meet patient expectations

Additional Information

The course is recommended for dentists wishing to implement Botulinum Toxin-A aesthetic or therapeutic procedures into their practices. Dentists are encouraged to bring a staff member that assists in clinical procedures and will be involved with BTX-A treatments to attend lecture and hands-on participation.

Participants should bring: loupes, proof of malpractice coverage, WA State dental license and 1 patient for administration of BTX-A.

Instructor

Tim HessTimothy Hess is a general dentist that graduated from the University of Washington in 1994 and practices in Auburn, WA. He is an Affiliate Assistant Professor Restorative Dentistry, Affiliate Faculty Oral Medicine and the Director of the Tucker Institute at the University of Washington. Dr. Hess lectures on implant failures, fixed removable restorations and dental materials including zirconia. He presents hands-on courses in Washington State for Botulinum toxin-A and Dermal filler therapies.

Dr. Hess has been published in the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants, Decisions in Dentistry, and Operative Dentistry. He has lectured at the ADA Annual Meeting, the AGD Annual Meeting, IAG Congress and the Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics.

He is a Master and has his Life Long Service Recognition from the Academy of General Dentistry, Member of the Academy of Richard V Tucker Study Clubs, Academy of Operative Dentistry, Fellow in the International College of Dentists, Pierre Fauchard Honour Society, American College of Dentists, SKCDS Forensic Team, WSDA, ADA, DOCS Sedation, and Spear Faculty Club.

Disclosures:

  • Dr. Hess has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
  • The staff of the University of Washington Office of Continuing Dental Education and Washington Academy of General Dentistry have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Course Logistics

DATE:
Friday, September 25, 2020

LOCATION:
Washington AGD Educational Center
19415 International Blvd, #410
Seatac, WA 98188

TARGET AUDIENCE:
The course is recommended for dentists wishing to implement Botulinum Toxin-A aesthetic or therapeutic procedures into their practices. Dentists are encouraged to bring a staff member that assists in clinical procedures and will be involved with BTX-A treatments to attend lecture and hands-on participation.

LIMITED ATTENDANCE:
This course is limited to 25 dentists.

TIMES:
Registration and Continental Breakfast: 7:30am – 8:00am
Course: 8:00am – 5:00pm

TUITION – price includes lunch:
$1800 for Dentist (100 units of BTX-A is included with tuition of the course)
$300/Team member with Dentist (Limited 2 per Dentist)

CREDITS:
7 hours, AGD code 130 Elective

REQUIRED MATERIALS FOR PARTICIPATION:
Participants should bring: loupes, proof of malpractice coverage, WA State dental license and 1 patient for administration of BTX-A.

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The University of Washington is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.
This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint efforts between the University of Washington Office of Continuing Dental Education and the Washington Academy of General Dentistry.

ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

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The University of Washington is a member of the Association for Continuing Dental Education.

University of Washington designates this activity for 7 continuing education credits.