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Botox in Dentistry

Price: 60.00

Botox in Dentistry

Thursday, March 20, 2025

Location: The University of Utah, School of Dentistry, 530 S. Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, Utah, 84108

Dinner: 6:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Presentation: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm


CDE Hours Awarded:                                        Conflicts of Interest:

2 CDE Lecture hours                                         No Conflicts

Education Methods:  Live Lecture                  Required Experience:                    

AGD subject codes:  780                         Dental Practice Experience      


External Funding:



Course Description:

This is an introduction to Botox and biosimilars for dental practitioners. Botox is a versatile medication that can greatly improve a patient's quality of life. Information regarding required training in Utah, safe use, and clinical applications and techniques will be discussed.

Course Objectives

  • Introduce dentists to Botox as a treatment modality.
  • Provide a foundation for the safe use of Botox. 
  • Establish a clear understanding of contraindications, indications, and applications for use.


Guest Speaker:

Alec Scott Griffin, DDS

Alec Griffin received his Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Science with minors in Spanish and Microbiology from Idaho State University. He graduated with his DDS from Creighton University as part of the Idaho Dental Education Program (IDEP). At that time, he was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon honor society and was a recipient of the Pierre Fauchard Certificate of Merit.  Upon completing a GPR residency at the Salt Lake City, UT VA Health Care System, Dr. Griffin accepted an appointment as an attending dentist. Since then, he has practiced and researched at the VA hospital. Dr. Griffin also works part-time in a private clinic.