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By Bianca Velayo, DMD
Commercial Supporter: PDS University — Institute of Dentistry
In response to the heightened interest in facial esthetics in America, this article is designed to help practitioners discover the most common facial injectables used in dentistry for both cosmetic and therapeutic purposes. Proper steps and techniques will be explored to maximize safety and optimize outcomes when performing facial injections. The discussion will also cover appropriate introduction and real-world conversations to establish realistic patient expectations of facial injectables for therapeutic and cosmetic use.
About the Author
Bianca Velayo, DMD
is a 2015 graduate of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. She is the owner of Green Valley Smiles Dentistry, Henderson, Nevada. She serves as a subject-matter expert in facial injectables for the PDS University Institute of Dentistry and has been administering facial injectables since 2016.