Can I prescribe Botox for a dental hygienist to administer?

You must carry out a full assessment of the patient before prescribing botulinum toxin treatments.

However, hygienists and therapists can then administer the treatment with an appropriate prescription, provided they are trained and competent in the procedure and have the appropriate indemnity.

This page was correct at publication on 29/11/2021. Any guidance is intended as general guidance for members only. If you are a member and need specific advice relating to your own circumstances, please contact one of our advisers.