The Therapeutic Use of Botox
Oral health professionals are charged with encouraging open communication with patients, and understanding their perception of health and disease, as influenced by traditional beliefs.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Define botulinum toxin type A (BoNT-A).
- Discuss BoNT-A’s role in treating dental problems common among patient with special needs.
- Identify its limitations and contraindications.
- Explain the regulatory issues regarding its use in dental care.
This course was published in the November 2017 issue and expires November 2020. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.