While cosmetic procedures like Botox and dermal fillers are not traditionally associated with dentists, at Dental Solutions of Mississippi we provide these cosmetic services to complement our patients’ beautiful smiles. Now more mainstream than ever, people recognize that certain aesthetic procedures can subtly erase wrinkles, smooth out laugh lines and give you an overall fresher appearance without making you look like you’ve had work done.
How Does Botox Work?
Botox, or Clostridium botulinum, is a toxin that blocks signals from the nerves to the muscles. The muscle that is injected with Botox can not contract, which makes wrinkles relax and soften. It is a safe procedure that is used most often on forehead lines, crow’s feet, and frown lines. It is not a permanent solution, with the effects lasting between three to six months.
How Do Dermal Fillers Work?
Juvederm Plus® and Juvederm Plus Ultra® are dermal fillers that use hyaluronic acid (which your body produces naturally) injected into the skin to give it a more voluminous and hydrated look. It creates fast-acting results that plump your skin and decrease wrinkles in just one doctor visit. It can last anywhere between 9 months and 2 years.
As dentists, we are highly trained in oral and maxillofacial areas, giving us an advantage in understanding how to optimally inject both Botox and dermal fillers to give you a naturally enhanced look. Our experience with the anatomy and function of facial muscles makes us exceptionally qualified to administer these products safely. There is no downtime with either procedure and they take very little time. Within one visit you’ll leave our office and can return to your regular daily routine.
If you would like to improve your appearance non-surgically, please call our Canton, MS office at [phoneNumber] for more information on facial aesthetics.