Botulinum Toxin Therapies for Orofacial Pain and Dental Esthetics

A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices

PLEASE NOTE: This continuing education course is being archived and will no longer be available for credit after the expiration date.

Introduction – Botox
Botulinum toxin Type A (BTX) (OnabotulinumtoxinA - trade name Botox®) has therapeutic as well as cosmetic uses in dentistry. The Botulinum Toxin Therapies for Orofacial Pain and Dental Esthetics course will define BTX, give a brief history, discuss general and dental uses, explore the mechanism of action, list side effects, consider administration guidelines, suggest patient management techniques and provide additional resources.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

  • Ms. Frese has done consulting work for P&G.


  • P&G is providing these resource materials to dental professionals. We do not own this content nor are we responsible for any material herein.
  • Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice. Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.

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CE Broker
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