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You want to increase your clientele, but your resources are limited, your time especially so. Adding new services in order to acquire new patients usually involves a significant investment in equipment and training. We understand and we want to help. This year, according to Google, more than 246,000 searches are done for information on Botox every month. Botox typically isn’t covered by insurance, so individuals seeking Botox Injections have the disposable income to pay for it. No anti-aging treatment offers results as quickly or as long lasting as Botox. This is why Botox is the most widely sought after anti-aging treatment in the United States.

botox injection training certificateOur Botox training doesn’t stop at teaching you how to administer Botox injection, we also teach you how to explain the benefits of treatment to your prospective patient and how to turn your patients into huge fans that will recommend you to everyone they know.New injectable products are being approved all the time, and injectable products are consistently being approved for new uses. This is why is it so important to make certain you find a course that teaches the most current FDA approved as well as off-label treatments for both aesthetic and therapeutic uses and how they should be used with dermal fillers. Many Botox injection training courses will get you qualified, but our course will offer you added credibility. Course director Dr. Howard Katz is named on the patents for all current Botulinum toxin products. The course is offered online, but on successful completion, you will receive a certificate of completion from Dr. Katz himself.

interactive botox training materialsYou’re probably wondering how in the world you can learn to administer Botox injection over the internet.  Prior to the course, you will receive a kit that includes a foam head along with all of the needles and syringes needed.  Throughout the course, the instructor will demonstrate each treatment, showing the placement, angle and depth from multiple angles.  You will inject the foam head in the same manner and submit photos of each.  We will assess the location, angle, depth and dose of each and either verify the accuracy of your technique or coach you on how to improve.  Once you have correctly demonstrated accurate technique for all treatments, we will send your certificate.

botox training on laptopDuring the course, you will watch the class in high definition from a computer, tablet or smartphone and you’ll be able to talk to the instructor just as you would if you were right there in the classroom.  You don’t have to be a computer expert to attend.  If you can send an email or surf the internet, you’ll have no trouble.  When you sign up, you’ll receive an email with a link to the class.  As you watch the class, type any questions you may have into the chat box.  Use the camera on your computer, or any other digital camera to take pictures of your technique and upload them.

Maybe you’re still skeptical.  One notable advantage to taking a course online is that you still have access to all of the recorded lectures and other course material anytime, day or night.  Missed something?  Still not quite clear on something?  Just got lost at some point and don’t feel as comfortable as you’d like with the procedure?  Not a problem.  Go back and rewatch the class as much as you want whenever you want.  Of course, there’s also the fact that you don’t have travel costs or time away from the office and online Botox injection training becomes rather attractive.

Need more reasons to consider our Botox Injection Training course?

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  • You can ask questions of Dr. Katz after the class is over, or consult with him on treatment plans for specific patients.  Send photos of the patient and he will respond within 24 hours.
  • If you live near San Diego or plan on visiting you may attend semi-private hands on classes anytime, for free.
  • Get a discount on any of our live patient Dentox programs.
  • Receive priority access to all new courses and webinars.
  • Receive AGD continuing education credit.  Many Botox injection training courses do not offer this.

This course is intended for doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals.  State laws vary as to what specific professions are allowed to administer Botox.  Be sure you will be eligible to administer Botox before signing up.  Along with online Botox injection training, we also offer local in-person classes.  If you have taken the online course, the cost will be deducted from the live class.  We also offer private consultation in our office.

When you sign up for Botox injection training, you’ll not only receive the foam head, syringes and needles, you’ll also receive detailed information on pricing on all of the various Botox products and alternative products such as Juvederm and Restylane and when these products are preferable to Botox.  You’ll also receive information on how to earn the kind of loyalty from your clients that has them raving about you.    It’s our goal that you not only gain proficiency with with products, but that you are also able to develop a loyal following.  You will also receive manuals, a list of resources and sample forms.

Dr. Katz teaching Botox class

Treatment with Botox takes only a few minutes and requires no recovery time, many patients stop in for it over their lunch hour.  Results are apparent in three to ten days and last three to four months, longer with repeated use.  Botox injection is safe and carries few side effects, which are typically mild and temporary.

Our goal is to provide comprehensive training that you can easily integrate seamlessly into your existing practice.  By the time you finish the course, you will know:

  • The history of Botox as well as how to prepare it and how it works
  • When to use Botox and when to use dermal fillers
  • Indications and contraindications of Botox
  • Facial anatomy and physiology, particularly in terms of aesthetics
  • Differences between the various products and how to use them in various circumstances
  • Different types of dermal fillers
  • Proper techniques for every use of Botox
  • How to conduct patient consultations

Course participants gain both extensive knowledge of aesthetic practice, and continued education credit.

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Botox For Restless Leg Syndrome: Further Research Could Confirm Results

Botox For Restless Leg Syndrome: Further Research Could Confirm Results

Restless leg syndrome (RLS) is defined as an urge to move the legs that may be accompanied by pain or unpleasant sensations and is relieved when movements are made. It may be worse in the evenings or at night than during the day. Importantly, these leg movements must not be part of another condition or behavioral issue to be classified as RLS.

As many as 3 million cases of RLS are diagnosed in the United States each year, and treatment can involve self-care – including discontinuing caffeine usage and smoking – as well as massage, dietary supplements, dopamine promoters and nerve pain medications. In severe cases, Botox for RLS could be the answer, but research hasn’t clearly confirmed effectiveness.

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RLS is known to involve the dopaminergic system, but there is so solid link between RLS and Parkinson’s disease, which also involves this system. There is also evidence of a connection between RLS and spinal motor neuron hyperexcitability. Levodopa can successfully treat intermittent RLS in some cases.

A handful of studies have looked at Botox for RLS. In a study of 6 patients, Botox into leg muscles didn’t work any better than placebo. But two small open studies of only 3 and 8 patients showed improved leg control with Botox. A study of 26 patients tried using Dysport for severe RLS, and all patients showed improvement. A study that tried Xeomin for severe RLS showed significant improvement in symptoms, including pain.

Patients Need Your Help

The key to successful use of Botox for any medical condition, including restless leg syndrome, is often careful injection techniques. Learn how to properly inject Botox for medical and cosmetic purposes at a Dentox training class – in person, online or on demand. Reach out now or sign up for a seminar that can help you relieve patient symptoms and enhance the income of your practice too.

Botox For Hemifacial Spasm: Safe And Effective When Done Right

Botox For Hemifacial Spasm Safe And Effective When Done Right

A hemifacial spasm is an involuntary quick muscle jerk of the face – a kind of myoclonus involving a facial nerve. The cause may a blood vessel pressing on the facial nerve, but the condition can also be caused by an injury. In some cases, no cause can be determined. This is certain, however: Some patients can be helped with Botox.

Onabot-A, usually referred to by the brand name Botox, is a safe, effective way to treat this condition which usually impacts only one side of the face and can be frustrating, awkward and make social interactions more difficult. In most cases, the condition causes little or no physical pain, but there may be discomfort associated with concern about twitches being noticeable to others.

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One study often cited in relation to Botox for hemifacial spasm is placebo-controlled research on 11 patients, 84 percent of which saw objective improvement. In this research, the most common side effects of Botox injections were facial weakness, seen in most patients. Small percentages also experienced bruising, double vision, eyelid drooping and other mild side effects. Additional research has found similar high effectiveness and low side effects.

Because of the positive research and years of evidence through clinical practice, Botox is now considered by most healthcare providers to be the primary method of treating hemifacial spasm. Relatively small doses injected precisely can significantly improve the lives of those who are treated. As with all Botox injections, re-treatment is necessary every few months.

Learn To Make A Difference

If you’re a medical or dental professional who wants to make a difference in the lives of people with hemifacial spasm and other types of myoclonus, get Botox certification from Dentox and Dr. Howard Katz. Reach out now to learn more or sign up for an in person, online or on demand class – and make a difference for your patients while increasing profits for your practice.

Botox For Movement Disorders: A First-Line Treatment, A Last-Chance Miracle

Botox For Movement Disorders A First-Line Treatment, A Last-Chance Miracle

Botulinum toxin injections have proved to be a valuable treatment for movement disorders – including those that occur naturally, because of illness or injury and as a side effect of medications. A wide range of disorders that include dystonias, tics, myoclonus and tremors can be treated successfully with Botox and related botulinum toxin products.

In some cases, Botox is the preferred first-line treatment for a disorder. In others, it’s the final hope for symptom relief when nothing else works.

Framing With Historical Context

The attention of the medical community was first drawn to the idea of movement disorders as a grouping of conditions in 1962 by Dr. Derek Denny-Brown, professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School. His book The Basal Ganglia and Its Relation to the Disorders of Movement defined the field.

The idea of using Botox for movement disorders, however, might never have taken hold if not for the 1985 formation of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorders Society by professors Stanley Fahn and David Marsden. This led to the positioning of these disorders as a subspecialty of neurology, opening them up for new studies on treatments.

While the concepts behind Botox injections has existed since the 1920s, it wasn’t seriously tested in humans until the late 1970s, when it was used to treat crossed eyes. In 1989, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Botox to treat strabismus, blepharospasm and hemifacial spasm. Since then, usage and applications have expanded.

Botox For Movement Disorders May Be The First Choice

When Botox works for a movement disorder, it often works quickly. Generally, results are possible within 7 to 14 days, peak effectiveness is often achieved at 2 to 6 weeks and effects wane at around the 10 to 12 week mark.

For some conditions, the effect of Botox is so remarkable that experts see no reason to attempt other treatments first.

One such condition is cervical dystonia, which is characterized by involuntary neck movements. Clinical research has provided such conclusive evidence of Botox effectiveness for the condition that the American Academy of Neurology suggests the injections as the first treatment to try for the condition. It’s impossible to estimate how many golfers, musicians and others who perform repetitive motions have been helped by Botox treatments.

Botox has been used since 1989 to treat blepharospasm – an annoying and sometimes debilitating condition that involves uncontrolled closing, blinking or narrowing of eyelids. This type of dystonia had no effective treatment – either clinical or surgical – prior to FDA approval of Botox for it.

Other movement disorders that may respond to Botox, although perhaps not in all cases, include:

  • Spasmodic dysphonia
  • Oromandibular dystonia and bruxism
  • Hemifacial spasm
  • Palatal myoclonus
  • Essential tremor
  • Tics
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Spasticity
  • Plus a range of Parkinson’s disease symptoms including rest tremor, camptocormia, Levodopa-induced dyskinesias and freezing of gait.

In some cases, Botox is reserved for use when traditional treatments don’t help symptoms. Whether used as a first-line treatment or a last hope, Botox for movement disorders is changing millions of lives for the better.

Who To Trust To Administer Botox For Movement Disorders

While some medical professionals learned the basics of Botox and related injectables in medical school, many did not. Patients seeking Botox for movement disorders or any other purpose should carefully review the educational background and special training of any injector they are considering.

Dentox trains doctors, dentists and other medical professionals in Botox for cosmetic and therapeutic purposes through hands-on classes held in person around the nation as well as online and on demand. If you’re a medical professional wanting better skills so you can treat patients better, reach out to Dentox or sign up now. Our founder, Dr. Howard Katz, is the nation’s first Botox trainer and the recognized leader in injectable training for more than two decades.

Trial Is Studying Whether Botox Can Help Diplegic Children Walk Better

Trial Is Studying Whether Botox Can Help Diplegic Children Walk Better

Botulinum toxin A injections could help diplegic children walk better, and few things are as important to living a productive, independent life as being able to move from one place to another. A new study is working to determine if Botox when combined with ankle weights can improve the gait of children who use ankle and foot braces.

The research project was conducted in 2021 by Nahla Mohamed Ibrahim, a lecturer in physical therapy at Cairo University. Final results have not been published.

The researchers involved 60 children in this controlled trial. A third were treated with classical gait rehabilitation techniques, a third with the same training plus ankle weights and a third with rehabilitation, weights and Botox injections. Testing was done to determine range of motion and other indicators of gait improvement over 3 months. Participants were asked to walk forward, backward and sideways on a balance board, among other things.

What is Diplegia

Diplegia is a form of paralysis associated with cerebral palsy. Other research has shown that Botox injections can help with muscle stiffness and over-activity in people with CP. If these conditions are not treated in some way, deformities of the limbs and spine are possible. While Botox for children with CP is considered safe, infections and other side effects are possible, just as with any injection.

Other conditions that can be treated with Botulinum toxin A injections include teeth clenching, migraine, TMD, bladder overactivity and more.

Dentox’s in person, online and on demand Botox and dermal filler training programs are constantly updated to include the latest information. Instructor Dr. Howard Katz is a longtime researcher in the field of injectables who keeps up with new developments in the industry to share with trainees. To find out if Dentox training is right for you, reach out now – or sign up for a Dentox injectables course now.

Botox And Filler Banned For Minors In UK, And Some Want Ireland To Be Next

Botox And Filler Banned For Minors In UK, And Some Want Ireland To Be Next

Starting in October 2021, administering Botox or injectable dermal filler to anyone under age 18 for cosmetic purposes is a crime in the United Kingdom, even if an adult gives permission. Some in Ireland believe that nation should be next in banning the procedure to put an end to an out-of-control situation that sometimes results in teens having injectable treatments at home from people with no training.

In the United States, there is no minimum age for Botox and filler injections in many states, but some medical professionals set their own rules.

In Ireland, regulation of Botox is lax, sometimes leading to unskilled, untrained injectors doing procedures at beauty salons or private homes. Many teens have been subjected to injections that may not have been done safely or correctly. Some are calling for regulations to be tightened to improve safety and level the playing field for injectors.

One cosmetic injector said recently in Irish media that the industry is simply out of control. She is among industry leaders in the nation who believe something must be done before there are serious injuries or even deaths that result from untrained injectors not following established procedures and safety protocols.

She admits that Botox for medical reasons can be safely used on those under age 18 and can be very effective for migraines or the jaw condition TMD. It can also be used to prevent excessive sweating when injected into hands or underarms and can sometimes treat other medical conditions, including bladder problems.

Those who choose to follow high standards in their practices and exclude teens from treatments are fed up with laxity. There is no governing body willing to tackle the situation, the cosmetic injector said, so harm continues to be done by people with no training.

For Ireland, it’s the Health Products Regulatory Authority that regulates medicines, including Botox, and it has recorded at least five reports of Botox adverse reactions in the first two-thirds of 2021. Most of these, however, were mild or moderate and included blurred vision, rashes and swelling – all reactions that line up with listed possible side effects of injectables.

Training Is Key

No matter what nation an injector chooses to operate a practice in, training is key to avoiding unanticipated effects and adverse outcomes. Good training includes specifics about injection depths, dosages and angles as well as details on what needles to use, how to manage consent forms and more.

Most U.S. states have restrictions on who can administer injectables, and many require training and certification before a medical professional can work on patients.

Dentox’s injectables training programs include these and other key pieces of information, including how to market new skills for maximum benefit to the practice. All Dentox courses are taught by Dr. Howard Katz, a longtime instructor who has been teaching since the beginning of the industry and who is named on the patent application for Botox and related products because of his research.

To learn more about training with Dentox, look at the training options available or reach out. Live and recorded online courses are offered plus live in-person training is available around the nation.


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