GAGD Georgia Academy of General Dentistry

Georgia Academy of General Dentistry
GAGD Executive Office  |  2711 Irvin Way, Suite 111  |  Decatur, Georgia 30030  |  Phone. 404.299.7987


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Continuing Education

The Georgia Academy of General Dentistry’s mission is to provide quality continuing education in the spirit of lifelong learning and commitment to the best possible patient care. Georgia's Goals for Continuing Education:

  • Keep patient care and safety as the top priority by delivering continuing education programs and constituent communications that consistently promote and adhere to the highest clinical and ethical standards in dentistry.
  • Continuously monitor changes in regulations and recommendations that would require dental professionals to obtain continuing education in specific areas, and provide high quality, comprehensive educational programs to address these needs.
  • Become the leading dental professional organization in Georgia by providing exceptional, sought-after educational activities and continuously seeking to improve quality and professional relevance of these programs.

Upcoming Continuing Education Courses & Events:

Gigi Meinecke, DMD, FAGD Thursday, April 14 - Saturday April 16, 2016
8:00am - 4:45pm
103 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta, GA 30305

Botox® and Dermal Filler Certification Course
Gigi Meinecke, DMD, FAGD
This course meets the Georgia Board of Dentistry 21-hour certification requirements.

Register Online Today

Course Overview
This intensive three-day hands-on training workshop explores the applications of Botulinum Toxin A (Botox®, Xeomin®) as well as hyaluronic acid dermal fillers (Restylane®, Juvederm®). The program will focus on the most commonly requested areas of treatment. Presentation will include a cadaver dissection review of all pertinent structures of the face. Detailed pharmacology, how the face ages, patient selection, proper asepsis, documentation and informed consent as well as adverse events and their management will be covered. Each day includes hands-on live patient injections in the afternoon session.

Course Objectives


  • the facial anatomy and physiology as it applies to facial injectables


  • proficiency in conducting an aesthetic patient consultation


  • the history, safety, mechanism of action, and preparation of FDA approved neurotoxins
  • the categories and types of dermal filler products
  • patient selection process for these procedures


  • the indications and contraindications of neurotoxins
  • indications, contraindications and techniques for dermal filler injections


  • proper injection techniques in the use of neurotoxins and dermal fillers

pace AGDTrack Your Continued Education Credits through the Academy of General Dentistry. View your online CE Transcript. Continuing Education/Track CE

The Georgia Academy of General Dentistry is designated as an approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD for Fellowship, Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 11/1/2011 to 10/31/2015. Provider #219296.


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