Botulinum Toxin and Intraoral Dermal Fillers

Botulinum Toxin and Intraoral Dermal Fillers
The Therapeutic Uses of Botulinum Toxin and Intraoral Dermal Fillers in General Dental Practice

EVENT overview

This two-day course will focus on the therapeutic use of botulinum toxin and intraoral dermal fillers for dental practitioners and will be delivered as a mix of didactic lectures and practical hands-on training using silicone manikins.

The course includes an anatomical study of all muscles, arteries, veins and nerves of the lower face, applications and techniques for using Botulinum Toxin in Dentistry and overview of injection techniques and how to deal with complications should they arise. 

It will culminate with a practical, hands-on demonstration of different techniques.

Learning objectives

By attending this course, you will have a comprehensive understanding of 

  • Financial and legal implications of utilising Botulinum Toxin and Intraoral dermal fillers 
  • Anatomical territories associated with the lower face
  • Possible pitfalls and complications 
  • Applications and techniques for using Botulinum Toxin
  • Alternative treatment modalities for TMDs
  • Treatment planning 
  • Doses and techniques for different procedures.  

Itinerary: Day 1

The course will be in the form of didactic lectures in the first day, followed by a quiz about head and neck anatomy, pitfalls and complications. 

Itinerary: 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. 

Speaker biography

Dr Mahmoud Bakr
Dr. Bakr is the Director of Clinical Education (Dentistry) and a Senior Lecturer in General Dental Practice at the School of Dentistry and Oral health – 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, Dr. 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, Dr. Bakr completed a Graduate Certificate in Higher Education and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in 2019. Currently, Dr. Bakr is an accredited examiner for the Australian Dental Council Examination for overseas training dentists. 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 45 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, Mohammed completed a Graduate Certificate in Higher Education. Dr. Meer 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, therapeutic application of injectables in dental practice.

Neesha Pierce


Neesha initially graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Arts (majoring in Psychology and Sociology) and then subsequently went on to study law, graduating from the University of Technology with a Bachelor of Laws in 1999 and a Master of Laws in 2009. After graduating with her law degree Neesha initially worked as a dispute resolution lawyer in private practice before making the move in-house where she has worked in various roles, including most recently leading legal teams for large health and community care providers. Neesha also has a wealth of experience managing risk and governance functions for healthcare providers and is also a board member of the Surveyors Board of Queensland where she regularly sits on its professional conduct review panels. Having provided legal advice across a number of industries including the health and community services industry, Neesha brings a wealth of experience to assisting health practitioners to navigate the legal system.


ADAQ Member and/or Griffith Alumni - $1200 
Non-ADA Members and/or Non-Alumni - $1500 
ADAQ Recent Graduate Members - $1000 


CPD Points

10 Scientific hours
1.5 days of lectures and clinical techniques on purpose-made silicon manikins



This event is brought to you in collaboration with Griffith University



Credit or Debit Card accepted through secure GriffithPAY.


Morning Tea, lunch and refreshments provided.
Please advise if you have any dietary requirements at the time of booking.

By registering for this course, you agree to the event terms and conditions outlined on the ADAQ website. 


10/23/2021 8:00 AM - 10/24/2021 2:30 PM
Griffith University G40 Ian O'Connor Building Gold Coast, QLD 4215 AUSTRALIA

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