Associates of Dental Arts
Dr. Gregory Kivett

Office News - BOTOX


While hearing about a dentist providing Botox or Juvéderm may sound odd at first, Dr. Louis Malcmacher in his article on the American Academy of Facial Esthetics website brings to light the myths and truths that show that a dentist may be one of your best choices for a Botox or Juvéderm provider. Botox Myth #1: Only Dermatologists and Plastic Surgeons should do Botox. According to the article, even if Botox is provided in a Dermatologist’s or Plastic Surgeon’s office, it is usually administered by a nurse or physician’s assistant. According to Dr. Malcmacher, most of the nurses he has talked to told him “…that their training was completely on the job...

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Choosing A Botox Provider

Many people have thought about trying Botox but are unsure about how to find a provider. One of the quickest ways to find out more about a potential Botox provider is to call the office. Here are some good questions to ask: What is Botox and how does it work? How long does it take to start working? How long does Botox last? How long does the appointment take? Does the procedure hurt? What are some potential side effects? What kind of training do they have to provide Botox injections? While you are asking these questions, think about how they are responding: Do they sound relaxed answering your questions? Are the knowledgeable? Are they friendly? Do they make you...

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