About this event

  • Date and time Wed 31 Mar 2021 from 7:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

In this webinar Marie-Hélène Marion, Consultant Neurologist, shares her unique insight into the therapeutic uses of neurotoxins in the head and neck. She will highlight key research evidence and discuss the state-of-the-art practice which this is driving. After the presentation, there will be an interactive Q&A session for delegate participation.

During this webinar you will:

  • Recognise movement disorders of the mandible, including dystonia and hemi-masticatory spasm, and understand their response to neurotoxin therapy 
  • Describe the indications for the therapeutic use of neurotoxins in bruxism and atypical facial pain  
  • Be aware of the latest evidence for the therapeutic use of neurotoxins in dysautonomic disorders such as drooling and Frey’s syndrome 
  • Understand why neurotoxins are helpful in treating facial palsy. 

The RSM Oral and Maxillofacial Section Advances In webinar series is presented by international experts in their field. This webinar has CPD accreditation. 

We would like to thank our sponsor Stryker for their support of this webinar. Please note that the scientific programme and content has not been influenced in any way by the sponsor.

A certificate of attendance and CPD certificate with 1 CPD credit(s) per webinar of this series will be issued to those joining the webinars live. Certificates of attendance for CPD will be automatically issued after 7 days, but only where a delegate watches the webinar live in its entirety. 

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Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted. 

Key speakers

Marie Helen Marion

Dr Marie-Hélène Marion

Consultant Neurologist, London BTX Center, St Georges Hospital, London, UK

Speaker's biography

Dr Marion is a French neurologist, who worked permanently in UK since 2000. She is specialised in movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, tremor and dystonia as well as in the Botox treatment of complex dystonia (Blepharospoasm, cervical dystonia, jaw and tongue dystonia) and other medical conditions (facial palsy, drooling, bruxism, chronic migraines, cranio-facial hyperhidrosis). She pioneered the Botox treatment for dystonia in France in 1986.

After running the movement disorders clinics at St George's Hospital NHS trust in London for 12 years, she now works part-time in the ENT department with Ms Hicklin, ENT consultant, on the Botox treatment of voice, swallowing and breathing dystonic disorders. This ENT-Neuro clinic is also specialised in injecting deep neck muscles (longus capiti and longus colli) for antecollis.

She is the chair and founder of the British Neurotoxin Network, which gathers neurologists in UK, running Botulinum toxin clinics and a medical adviser for Dytsonia UK.  She also blog for patients with dystonia and is very active in giving lectures and organising workshops for the uses of Botulinum toxin in complex focal dystonia internationally.


View the programme here

Welcome and introduction

Mr Andrew Hobkirk, President Elect, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Section, Royal Society of Medicine and Miss Helen Witherow

Maxillo-facial indications of botulinum toxin treatment

Dr Marie-Hélène Marion, Consultant Neurologist, London BTX Centre, St George’s Hospital, ENT department

Questions and answer session
Close of meeting




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Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM.

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted. 

Special rates for difficult times
The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s ​weekly COVID-19 Series ​webinars remain free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic.

All webinars will be available for registered delegates 30 days after on Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels. 

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