Therapeutic Use of Botulinum Neurotoxin Injections
As the popularity of these therapeutic injections increases, oral health professionals should be familiar with their mechanism of action, indications, adverse effects, and evidence for safe and effective use.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Describe botulinum neurotoxin’s (BoNT) mechanism of action.
- Identify the indications of use for BoNT injections.
- Discuss the evidence surrounding the therapeutic use of BoNT.
This course was published in the January 2019 issue and expires January 2022. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.