As we age, we begin to lose the elasticity in our skin, which can cause wrinkles and thinning skin. If you’re not ready to show your true age yet, Botox® and fillers may be the best solution for you. These are two different substances, but when used together, they can be an effective anti-aging treatment.
Botox and fillers are both minimally invasive and can improve your skin’s appearance. They’re such common cosmetic treatments that they accounted for over 9 million procedures in 2015! They’re also very safe to use–less than 1% of recipients have had side effects from the injections. Botox and fillers reduce the signs of aging in different ways.
People get Botox ® to get rid of wrinkles around the eyes, on the forehead, or anywhere else on the face. It blocks nerve signals in the muscles where it’s injected, which temporarily freezes them. When you can’t move those muscles, it reduces the appearance of wrinkles. Botox® only works on dynamic wrinkles, which are caused by repeated facial movements and can correct the following common concerns:
Dermal fillers are used to add volume and fullness to the area where it’s injected. Fillers are injected beneath the skin, and the hyaluronic acid or other similar substances fill in those areas that have lost volume due to aging. They’re best for static wrinkles, which are caused by the skin’s natural loss of elasticity as we age. People use fillers to do the following:
Are you ready to combat lines, wrinkles, and thinning skin once and for all? At The Dental Suite, we can not only give you a beautiful smile. We can also give you youthful skin with Botox® and fillers. Give us a call today to learn more or if you’d like to schedule an appointment.