BOOKS REVIEW

Neurotoxins and Fillers in Facial Esthetic Surgery

DOI: https://doi.org/10.25241/stomaeduj.2020.7(2).bookreview.3

Authors: Bradford M. Towne, Pushkar Mehra

Dental practitioners are increasingly required by their patients to complete their dental aesthetic treatment be completed with common facial cosmetic procedures.
Professor Bradford M. Towne and Professor Pushkar Mehra provide a practical guide that incorporates minimally invasive cosmetic surgery in the book entitled Neurotoxins and Fillers in Facial Aesthetic Surgery.
The book has seven chapters, accompanied by an index.
After an accurate description of the facial anatomy and evaluating the patient’s characteristics, we are presented with the neurotoxins: cosmetic use of Botulinum Toxin A, cosmetic fillers, Hyaluronic Acid dermal fillers, Radiesse™ Calcium Hydroxylapatite injectable filler, pearls and pitfalls of neurotoxins and facial fillers.
The last chapter synthesizes convincing tools for the introduction of minimally invasive cosmetic surgery in clinical practice. The book is accompanied by a companion website, where the authors present a whole series of clarifying videos. The book is clearly written, exemplified with convincing images, being a useful reference for any oral and maxillofacial surgeon or general dentist, who intends to expand the range of medical services by adding minimally invasive cosmetic surgery.

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