BOTOX

Have you noticed lines between your brows or are you bothered by crow’s feet? Botox is a simple and elegant solution for both of these problems. The most popular cosmetic procedure of its kind in North America, over 2.5 million Botox injections were performed in 2008 alone. Botox has been on the market for over 21 years and continues to grow in popularity. It is one of the best ways to reduce frown lines between the eyes and to reduce moderate or even sever crow’s feet without the risks and expense of surgery.

How Does Botox Work?

Botox is a purified protein. When the doctor injects this protein it attaches to your motor nerves and relaxes your facial muscles giving you a natural look while removing lines. Three to ten day after the procedure you will notice your face becoming smoother and more youthful. The benefits of the procedure will last for three to four months.

Botox in Dentistry

Botox is not just for cosmetic procedures. Dentist are successfully treating TMJ and bruxism by injecting Botox into the muscles around the temporomandibular joint. If you are experiencing jaw and facial pain, the protein will relax these muscles and relieve you of pain.

Do you have a high lip line but do not want deal with the expense and healing time of traditional surgery? Botox treats a high lip line by relaxing the muscles around the lip so they no longer pull the lip as high. Using this method, dentists can create a beautiful smile while still allowing normal facial expressions. This will save you from having to alter the gum line to meet the lip line by undergoing invasive surgical treatment.

Dentists are also using Botox to retrain muscles during orthodontic treatment or in patients with new dentures.

Botox therapy, and its ability to safely relax muscles, can improve your health, look and life in ways that go beyond simply reducing lines.

Why Choose Associates of Dental Arts?

Dr. Gregory Kivett is an experienced Botox provider and a proud member of the American Academy of Facial Esthetics. As a Dentist, Dr. Kivett has extensive training and experience with precision injections delivering local anesthetic for dental procedures. This experience translates into better precision when using Botox. Getting Botox at Associates of Dental Arts is simple, fast, comfortable, safe and discrete. We will be happy to answer any questions you may have, so please contact us with any questions.

For why dentists are a good choice for Botox in general, please read this article on Dentists and Botox.