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Minimally invasive facial rejuvenation is the keyword in today’s cosmetic and plastic surgery world. There has been an unparalleled rise in the number of people worldwide seeking facial rejuvenation with the use of minimally invasive procedures. Minimal downtime and almost instant results are what the patient’s want today. The big shift in aesthetic medicine has crossed the boundaries of specialities and medical practitioners of every field today are expected to have training and expertise in aesthetic medicine.

Over the last decade, medical practitioners have grown aware and have accepted the need to adopt a more cordial approach with health care rather than limiting themselves to one speciality only.  The number of cosmetic surgeries performed in the year 2018 itself was approximately 16 million, which is a very large number in itself.  Out of these Botox, Dermal fillers, and facial contouring procedures such as lasers, Kybella, Ultherapy, and facial threads have been the most popular ones. Hair treatment and regrowth options such as PRP treatment, QR678 treatment, and Stem Cell Therapy have overtaken the traditional hair fall treatments. However, the cause of concern has been the lack of experienced and expert medical practitioners who are licensed to perform this non-invasive and minimally invasive procedure.

Dentists by the virtue of their education in facial anatomy, practical skills, and field of work in the facial region are the best candidates for providing facial rejuvenation treatments and therapies to their patients. A dentist’s education is much more than just teeth and gums, dentist counsel people for nutrition and quitting habits like smoking and drinking that cause premature aging, help people with breathing difficulties and help in posture and lifestyle habits. It is therefore naturals that dentists are the perfect candidates for undergoing training for facial skin health and facial rejuvenation treatments i.e. everything from Botox to dermal fillers including chemical peels, Ultherapy, Kybella, lasers etc.  Also dentist are trained to establish a strong, long-term relationship with their patents for which they are trained early on in their careers.  Excellent communication skills are a necessity in the world of aesthetic treatments as they are key to understanding the patient’s need and explaining the procedures risks and communication for expected results.

Dentists have and background training anatomy, physiology of the head, neck, and biochemistry, which are all very crucial in administrating Botox and Dermal filer. Their undergraduate training equips them with an accurate manual dexterity and by the end of their training; they are already adept in tending fine needle injections. Dentists are also training in effectively handling the side effects such as pain, sensitivity in the facial region and other emergencies. Producing safe, best, and most natural looking results in imbibed in the dentists training already. Therefore, facial aesthetics fits naturally in a dentists work.

International Academy for Facial Cosmetic surgery has lead the way in leading a revolution in facial aesthetic treatments, facial rejuvenation and health with their comprehensive training programs. These programs at IAFCS provide a holistic treatment philosophy to the medical practitioners. Dentist benefit from the course at International Academy of Facial Cosmetic Surgery (IAFCS) as they add to their already existing expertise by expert taught non-invasive and minimally invasive treatment methods.

It is not only about the knowledge the courses t at IAFCS helps dentists pick on hands on skills by giving them ample chance to practice on live models and observe real time results. We believe that by practicing the procedure multiple times hones the skills of the dentists.  All courses at IAFCS are accredited by the prestigious Indian Society Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (IAFPRS).

IAFCS offers state of the art training facility for all its courses and all our courses are taught by world-renowned plastic and cosmetic surgery experts.  Our courses include training in the following non-invasive and minimally invasive facial rejuvenation techniques:

Botox: Botox training for the dentists is the first step and a must know for all dental practices. Botox is already used for various oral conditions, it is the most popular, most in demand, and most minimally invasive of procedures sought after by patients worldwide. Our training in Botox is delivered by industry experts we use only FDA approved Botox products like Xeomin, Dysport etc.  Our course in Botox covers the use of Botox in cosmetic surgery, its applications in facial anatomy, limitations and its uses in treating other conditions such as the overactive bladder and excessive sweating.

Fillers: Fillers are dermal fillers are substances that are injected in the soft tissues of the face to fill in the sunken areas, wrinkles and contour irregularities. Dermal fillers are also the second most sought after non-invasive treatment methods. Dermal fillers produce quick and effective results with minimal downtime. At IAFCS, our course Beauty with Fillers covers all aspects of use of fillers and their contradictions. Various kinds of fillers include

  • Hyaluronic Acid: The first name in fillers that most patient are know of is the Hyaluronic acid filler. It is nowadays a common ingredient in most facial creams. Hyaluronic acid is used to correct the facial depressions due to loss of tissue volume and defining the facial contour. Available under the commercial names of Captique, Esthélis, Elevess, Hylaform, Juvederm, Perlane, Prevelle, Puragen, and Restylane, Hyaluronic acid can also be used to reduce the appearance of acne scars, smile lines and frown lines.
  • Calcium Hydroxylapatite: The commercial name of this filler is Radiesses. It is used in reducing the nasolabial folds and marionette lines. The filler is natural and non-allergic.
  • Polyalkylimide: Commonly used to fill in deep wrinkles and scars, this type of filler as versatile uses. It is also used for non-invasive lip augmentation and contouring the cheekbones and jawlines. The commercial name is Aquamid.
  • Polylactic acid: This dermal filler is available under the commercial name of Sculptra. This is synthetic filler and it promotes the product of natural collagen in the body. Polylactic acid is used for lip augmentation and removing the facial lines.
  • PMMA: This is semi-permanent filler and is often used to reduce the appearance of pitted scars, wrinkles and deep nasolabial folds. The commercial name of this filer is Bellafil.

Dermabrasion and chemical peels: Dermabrasion and Chemical peels are completely non-invasive procedures and are also commonly known as the lunch time procedures. Chemical peels (superficial, medium and deep) use a mix of substances that help resurface the skin. They are liquids that are applied to the skin causing a light burn on the skin. The result is a smooth, soft and even toned skin. Dermabrasion works on the same principle but instead of the liquid, an abrasive rotating drum is used to remove the top layers of the skin to reveal a smoother skin with fewer wrinkles.

Thread Lifts: Thread lifts are minimally invasive facial rejuvenation procedures. At IAFCS, our facial contouring course includes a segment about using thread lifts for preforming full face lift.  Polydioxanone threads are inserted under the skin providing the instant lift.

Ultherapy: Ultherapy uses ultrasound energy to sculpt and contour the facial skin. Ultherapy is a non-invasive procedure. Our facial contouring course includes a detailed description and hands on experience on how to use the Ultherapy machine and gauge the results.

Kybella: At IAFCS, our aim is to introduce and teach the latest techniques to our trannies to enable them to do a complete non-surgical facial rejuvenation on their patients successfully. Kybella is a technique used to remove the double chin by breaking down the face molecules under the chin and tightening the skin for better facial contouring.  This process has low recovery downtime as compared to liposuction.

Dentist have a natural interest in aesthetic medication and having being trained on how to use various facial rejuvenation techniques such as peels, Botox, fillers etc. gives them the freedom to provide more personalized care to their patients. International Academy of Facial Cosmetic Surgery’s courses in facial aesthetics are a perfect fit for the dentists.