Botox is a popular cosmetic treatment that can reduce the appearance of facial wrinkles and fine lines. Botox is injected into the skin to temporarily paralyze the muscles that cause wrinkles. It can be used to reduce the appearance of frown lines, crow's feet, and forehead wrinkles. Botox can also be used to treat migraine headaches and excessive sweating.
Botox is a tried-and-true, FDA-approved treatment that works by temporarily relaxing the facial muscles that cause wrinkles. Many patients choose to get Botox injections to treat their forehead lines, crow's feet, and frown lines. These three areas can be treated in as little as ten minutes, and each treatment will last approximately three months. While Botox won't completely stop the aging process, it can give you a younger-looking appearance by minimizing the unwanted lines and wrinkles on your face.
Is Botox Safe?
If the idea of getting injections makes you nervous, you're not alone. Many of our patients are initially nervous about receiving any type of cosmetic procedure. However, you can rest assured that our highly trained staff is always here to put you at ease and help you feel as comfortable and stress-free as possible before, during, and after your treatment. We'll also go over aftercare instructions so that you know exactly how to care for your skin after the treatment, and we can answer any questions that you may have about your upcoming procedure.
Botox can alleviate pain caused by TMJ disorders, headaches, and migraines. It can also reduce wrinkles and fine lines associated with aging, as well as prevent the development of these blemishes in the future. Additionally, patients could also enjoy improved speech and chewing abilities if the treatment targets the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) muscles.
How Botox Works
When you smile or frown, the muscles around your mouth contract, and this causes wrinkles to form. When Botox is injected directly into these muscles, it blocks the nerve impulses from reaching the muscle so it cannot contract. The result is smoother skin and a more youthful appearance. Botox typically lasts a few months, but over time, its effects can last longer. This treatment is not permanent but can provide some long-term benefits when repeated on a regular basis.
Is Botox Right for Me?
If you have wrinkles, acne, or scars that are holding you back socially or professionally, then it's time to consider getting Botox. It is also used to treat excessive sweating under the arms. While results vary from person to person, Botox can give you youthful-looking skin in as little as three days!
If you're due to have a wedding, reunion, or other special event coming up soon and want to look your best, talk to your dentist about scheduling an appointment for Botox today. With quick treatment times and minimal side effects, you'll be able to sport your beautiful new look before you know it!
To find out more about the dental services offered at our dental practice, call (505) 292-8515 or go online to schedule a consultation. You can also visit us at 8400 Osuna Rd NE, Suite 5B, Albuquerque 87111.