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2023 GWAWD Annual Retreat


Four Seasons Hotel
200 International Drive
Baltimore, MD 21202


February 25, 2023


8:30am to 9:00am


9am to 12pm

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Dr. Gigi Meinecke


February 25, 2023
“The Business of Beauty – Are Injectables a Good Fit in Your Practice?” by Dr. Gigi Meinecke

Course Description:

Before committing time and financial resources to a treatment modality such as facial injectables, it’s important to know if these procedures suit your practice, your skills and especially your interests. This program provides an overview of current FDA approved facial injectables and how they integrate with dental practice.

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of the program, participants will be better able to:

  • Discuss indications for Botox, dermal fillers and deoxycholic acid
  • Describe how injectable products are used to improve signs of facial aging
  • Discuss the business implications and requirements for successful implementation

Speaker Bio:

Dr. Gigi Meinecke has been active in the field of facial injectables since 2004. In 2013 she established FACES Education, providing cosmetic and therapeutic injectable training to medical and dental professionals with a core focus on comprehensive facial anatomy. Her programs regularly integrate cadaver study with live patient injections.

In addition to teaching nationally, Dr. Meinecke is instructor and the Course Director for the Facial Injectables Pre-doctoral program at the Boston University School of Dental Medicine. She also provides litigation support as an expert witness in the injectable domain.
Her recent publications include “Applications for Facial Injectables in Dentistry,” “Lower Face Influence on Total Facial Esthetics,” and “When and How to Say No to Facial Injectable Patients.” She is author of the book, “Start and Grow Your Cosmetic Injectable Practice.”
Dr. Meinecke is a past President of the Maryland Academy of General Dentistry and currently serves on the Maryland State Dental Associations Legislative and Government Affairs Council. On a national level, she is past Chair of the ADA Council on Communications and serves as spokesperson for the AGD. She is a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry, the International College of Dentists and the American College of Dentists. Dr. Meinecke maintains a private practice limited to facial injectables in Potomac, Maryland.