Level 3 – Advanced Team Training for BoNT-A


An advanced botulinum toxin (ie: Dysport®/Botox®) training course for the clinical team. Team Members will learn how botulinum toxin is used to reduce the signs of aging, including wrinkles and fine lines, in the mid-face, lower-face a neck, including how to improve gummy and canted smiles. They will also receive hands-on training using EMG’s when treating therapeutic patients with threshold dosages of botulinum toxin.

Feb 3 - 4, 2023
Level 3 – Advanced Botulinum Toxin: Cosmetic Mid Face, Lower Face/Neck & Myofascial Pain

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Course Overview

Level 3 – Team Training course includes an online component (8hrs), plus a two-day hands-on session held alongside the Practitioner's training on Friday & Saturday.

Online Didactic

The online lecture portion includes the following four sections.

  1. The Cosmetic Use of Botulinum Toxin in the Mid-Face, Lower-Face & Neck

  2. EMG's & the Therapeutic Use of Botulinum Toxin

  3. The Ideal Treatment Sequence

  4. Marketing & Staging Your Office



Dr. Roberts provides an in-depth review of anatomy focused on the of the mid-face, lower-face and neck. In this integrative skull & cadaver lab, learn how surface features and bony landmarks relate to underlying musculature.



Team Members begin the day with a review of the Patient Questionnaire on pain/headache/migraines as well as a detailed explanation of the PTIFA platysma band and it's relevance to TMD. They will then learn about the importance and use of EMG's, including placement, recordings, photographs of EMG placements and markings, and post-op instructions.

The afternoon portion of the day will focus on hands-on training utilizing the EMG's on therapeutic patients, as well as assisting as assisting with the specific photographs and syringe preparation for models having aesthetic treatment in the mid-face, lower-face & neck.


Team Members graduate from Level 3 with the knowledge, skills and confidence to assist practitioners with botulinum toxin therapeutically and aesthetically in the mid-face, lower-face & neck. They will receive training on how to place and use EMG's for the treatment of therapeutic patients. Team Members who successfully complete Level 3 are provided with a certificate of completion, as well as the necessary forms. Through their Practitioner, they are able to register for the online Support Study Club – offering case support and more.


  1. Describe how botulinum toxin (Dysport®/Botox®) can be used to improve patient care in the mid-face, lower-face and neck.
  2. Describe the importance and how EMG analytics can be used to help the practitioner arrive at a differential diagnosis.
  3. Describe how botulinum toxin can be used in conjunction with dermal filler treatment in the mid and lower-face.


  • The Cosmetic Use of Botulinum Toxin in the Mid-Face, Lower-Face & Neck

  • EMG's & the Therapeutic Use of Botulinum Toxin

  • The Ideal Treatment Sequence

  • Marketing & Staging Your Office

Format & CE

Level 3 - Team Training course includes an online didactic (8 hours with exam), and 2-days of clinical hands-on (15 hours).

23 CE credits are provided upon successful completion of the hands-on session.


PTIFA is an ADA CERP recognized provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers with continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. PTIFA designates Level 3 – Team Training for 23 hours of continuing education credits.


Who is a Team Member and why is it recommended for them to come to the course?
Team Members are any non-injecting staff member within your office, such as: receptionists, office managers, chair-side assistants, hygienists, medical office assistants, pharmacist assistants, etc. We have found that the offices who cross-train their entire teams are the most successful integrating treatment into their practice. Team Members play an important role facilitating the integration into your practice. We highly encourage you register your entire team for the Level 2 – Team Training course.
What are EMG’s and why are they important?
PTIFA teaches you how to incorporate electromyograph (EMG) analytics when treating your myofascial pain patients with therapeutic botulinum toxin. Incorporating EMG analytics allows the practitioner to determine which muscle is firing, calculate proper dosage and know when to re-inject. Without EMG’s, practitioners treat their patients blindly. Chair-side assistants and Team Members play an important role discussing and using the EMG’s on patients. Additionally, Team Members will learn how to load syringes and take the correct photographs for treatment in the mid-face, lower-face and neck.
Can I register my Team Members closer to the course date?
Yes. Typically we can accommodate Team Member registrations, however the practitioner seats are limited due to the low Instructor to Student ratio.



Achieve a high-level of patient care and clinical competency within your practice.


Successfully integrate EMG analytics back into your practice with the Level 3 – Team Training course.

Fully engage & train your chair-side assistant with the Level 3 – Team Training course.

Fees & Requirements

Pre-requisite: There is no pre-requisite to take the Level 3 – Team Training, however completion of the Level 2 – Team Training course is highly recommended. This course is open to anyone.

Tuition: $799 per person.

All funds are in Canadian Dollars. Please review our Registration Policy prior to registering.

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