Advanced botulinum toxin and dermal fillers course JUNE

Sat 01 June 2024 8:30 AM - Sun 02 June 2024 5:00 PM

Advanced botulinum toxin and dermal fillers course JUNE

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Evaluate the process of ageing and difference between favourable and non-favourable ageing. Learn simple injection techniques for cosmetic procedures around the forehead, lips, cheeks, and chin.

Completion of the Basic / Therapeutic Botulinum Toxin and Intra-Oral Dermal Fillers Course (ADAVB or ADAQ) is a pre-requisite for enrolment in this course.  Expand on the knowledge obtained in these prerequisite courses to include cosmetic procedures in the upper and middle facial regions using safe, evidence based and predictable methods.

Includes a practical,hands-on component in the form of clinical scenarios for treatment planning and demonstrations of all cosmetic procedures on silicone injectable manikins. Participants will have to opportunity to inject a filler-like gel into the silicone manikins to practise all cosmetic techniques of lips and cheek augmentation, as well as injecting a botulinum toxin like solution to simulate anti-wrinkle injections in the frontal and peri-orbital areas.

Learning objectives: 

  • Descriptive overview of the effect of ageing on bone, fat pads, cutaneous ligaments, and skin
  • Classification of facial and skin types, anatomical lip zones, lip types, frontal lines, eyebrow shapes, crow’s feet and wrinkle patterns
  • Cosmetic botulinum toxin and dermal fillers techniques including frontal lines, crow’s feet, lips and cheek augmentation
  • Anatomical pitfalls and complications in the upper and middle facial regions.

Presented by Associate Professor Mahmoud Bakr and Dr Mohammed Meer

ADA Member and/or Griffith Alumni - $2200
ADAVB recent graduate members - $1500 

CPD hours: 10 clinical hours

Also available 9 - 10 November 2024.

Register here by 18/05/2024.

Held in conjunction with 

Stay COVIDSafe at ADAVB events.

Please note: Photographs may be taken at this event and may be used on the ADAVB website, social media or publications to promote ADAVB events and ADAVB membership. Please advise us if you do not wish to be photographed.


Day 1

Didactic lectures, followed by a quiz about head and neck anatomy, pitfalls and complications. 

Day 2

The practical application of the theoretical learnings from the first day. It will involve demonstrations of various different injection techniques. Participants will have the opportunity to practice on silicone manikins that replicate the skin injections. 


Associate Professor Mahmoud Bakr

Associate Professor Bakr is the ex-Director of Clinical Education (Dentistry) and an Associate Professor in General Dental Practice at the School of Medicine and Dentistry – Griffith University. He received his Bachelor Degree in Dental Medicine and Surgery from Cairo University in 2004 and completed his Master Degree in 2010. In 2012, Associate Professor Bakr was appointed as a full-time Lecturer in General Dental Practice with a special interest in teaching Oral Biology and Head and Neck Anatomy. In 2014, Associate Professor Bakr completed a Graduate Certificate in Higher Education in 2014 and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in 2019. Currently, Associate Professor Bakr is an accredited examiner for the Australian Dental Council Examination for overseas training dentists and an approved member of the hearing panel for AHPRA notifications. Besides his teaching commitments, Mahmoud remains to be a clinician and undergoes private dental practice within Griffith University Dental Clinics. He has also published over 50 peer reviewed journal articles in different fields including the effect of Botulinum Toxin on different oral tissues.

Dr Mohammed Meer 

Dr Meer has been involved in clinical teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate students in four of the five dental schools in South Africa. He was in private practice at Vincent Pallotti Hospital in Pinelands, Cape Town, and was a consultant at the Department of Maxillo-Facial and Oral Surgery of the University of the Western Cape before immigrating to Australia in 2007. In 2012, Dr Meer completed a graduate certificate in Higher Education. He is registered with Ahpra as a specialist oral surgeon and has a special interest in facial trauma, penetrating knife wound injuries, gunshot wounds, implantology, extra-oral (ear and finger) implants and therapeutic application of injectables in dental practice.

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