Review Article
Volume 19 Issue 8 - 2020
Isn't it Time for Dentists to Take Part in Facial Cosmetic Therapy with Botox and Dermal Filler?
Mohamed Yaser Kharma*, Baydaa Koussa and Madeha Sadki
Department of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, Al-Farabi Private Colleges, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
*Corresponding Author: Mohamed Yaser Kharma, Professor in Department of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, Al-Farabi Private Colleges, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Received: July 22, 2020; Published: July 31, 2020


Purpose: The use of Botox and dermal fillers has been popularly accepted in esthetic procedures in maxillofacial region. The interest among dental practitioners to practice cosmetic facial therapy is growing, mostly for esthetic dental reason. It is time to understand the necessity to integrating the facial cosmetic therapy into main students’ curriculum in dentistry and start learning dentists about how Botox and dermal fillers can help in cosmetic dentistry.

Methods: An internet research was done for botulinum toxin used and dermal filler in dentistry and we summarized some of its basic uses in dentistry. Dental Botox Regulations were detailed in different countries to understand the legislative aspect of using Botox and dermal filler therapy in dentistry.

Results: Facial cosmetic procedures are delivered by dermatologists and plastic surgeons. This article shows that there's a precise place within the dental exercise for both Botox and dermal fillers therapy and dentists need to be becoming a member of health care provider for facial cosmetic therapy.

Conclusion: Dentists should be prepared about the cosmetic Botox and filler therapy, by integrating the facial cosmetic therapy into main students’ curriculum in dentistry.

Keywords: Botox; Botulinum Toxin; Cosmetics Dentistry; Facial Wrinkles; Dermal Fillers


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Citation: Mohamed Yaser Kharma., et al. “Isn't it Time for Dentists to Take Part in Facial Cosmetic Therapy with Botox and Dermal Filler?”. EC Dental Science 19.8 (2020): 187-194.

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