As we age, our skin undergoes many changes and can become dry and thin. Sometimes, these effects are accompanied by fine lines and wrinkles. This is because collagen, which helps keep the skin fresh and hydrated, gradually deteriorates. These symptoms can make men or women of all ages feel less confident about their face and smile.
Luckily, these symptoms can be easily treated with the use of Botox and dermal fillers. These cosmetic treatments must be delivered by a well-trained medical professional such as a dentist in Victoria, like those at Hermes London Dental Clinic. Dentists are ideally suited to carrying out these procedures as they have a keen understanding of facial structures and muscles and so can deliver results with precision and effectiveness.
Botox is a purified protein that is used to safely and effectively relax facial muscles, correct fine lines and prevent new wrinkles from forming. Botox works by reducing the activity of the muscles that cause wrinkles such as on the forehead and other parts of the face (i.e. around the eyes). Botox also has many healing uses and a dentist in Victoria can use it to correct gummy smiles, migraine headaches, excessive sweating as well as pain associated with jaw problems.
What Are Dermal Fillers?
Dermal fillers, consisting of synthetic collagen and other substances, are smooth gel fillers used to instantly smooth away wrinkles around the mouth and the nose. Unlike Botox, dermal fillers literally fill in these wrinkles and fine lines, creating a smooth and plump effect. Dermal fillers can also lift the corners of the mouth, enhance the lips and replace soft-tissue volume loss.
Botox and dermal fillers are entirely safe and can be used at the same time, since they target different areas of the face. Both treatments can be completed by a dentist in Victoria in as little as one appointment.
Most patients can benefit from Botox and dermal fillers as long as they are between the ages of 18 and 65 and are looking for a non-surgical cosmetic treatment to enhance their facial characteristics. However, be aware that the results are temporary (they can last from a few to several months) and will need to be renewed.