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Botox: the practice of dentistry?

Michael Aicken discusses the Irish Dental Council’s statement on non-surgical cosmetic procedures – and whether it has a place in modern dentistry In February, the Irish Independent published a news article on a case report from the Journal of the Irish Dental Association (Kehily et al, 2015) regarding non-surgical cosmetic procedures. The article contained comments … Continued

An aesthetic dentistry surge

Irish Dentistry talks to Michael Aicken about the surge of interest in his aesthetic dentistry courses in Northern Ireland What treatments are covered on the Visage Academy course? Botulinum toxin type A (sometimes referred to generically as ‘Botox’) and dermal fillers, so this means we cover forehead, frown lines, crow’s feet, undereye, mouth corners, bunny … Continued