Botox and Dermal Fillers
Botox and Dermal Fillers:
Botox and dermal fillers are cosmetic treatments given through injections.
They are minimally invasive, not involving surgery. As we
do complete full mouth rehabilitation, people often now want to minimize
facial creases, wrinkles or eliminate that gummy smile.
Botox contains purified bacteria that freeze muscles. In doing so, Botox
can help minimize the appearance of lines and wrinkles caused by facial
expressions. Botox is also used in alleviating pain associated with the TMJ
area which create massive headaches due to grinding and/or clenching.
Dermal fillers contain ingredients that add fullness to areas that have
thinned due to aging. This thinning is common in the cheeks, lips, and
around the mouth.
Lifting Threads is a dissolvable suture to tighten and lift your skin. They are best suited for rejuvenating your skin and lifting sagging skin. The presence of these sutures in your skin triggers cells in your body called fibroblasts to produce more collagen. Collagen is the the protein in your skin that gives structure and elasticity. It is a less invasive procedure than facelift surgery and can be performed in under 45 minutes without needing to go under a scalpel.
Non Surgical Rhinoplasty also called liquid rhinoplasty. This procedure consist of injecting a filler underneath your skin to smooth out bumps in the nose or make it look less angular. We may also use lifting threads to lift the tip of the nose. There is no down time and you may go back to normal activity after the procedure.
Kybella is used in adults to improve the appearance and profile of moderate to severe fat below the chin also called "double chin". The active ingredient in Kybella is Deoxycholic acid which is a naturally occurring molecule in the body that aids in the breakdown and absorption of dietary fat. When injected into the fat beneath the chin, Kybella destroys fat cells, resulting in a noticeable reduction in fullness under the chin. Once destroyed these cells can no longer store or accumulate fat. Depending on the amount of fat cells beneath the chin more than one treatment may be needed to achieve desired results.