Cosmetic & Therapeutic Botox
The team at Monterey Dental Centre, NE Calgary, is pleased to announce we now offer Botox® Cosmetic treatments. Dr. Michelle Carlson uses Botox® Cosmetic (which is a naturally purified protein) to relax muscles and decreases pain. Botox® Cosmetic is a quick, relatively painless, and non-invasive treatment that has numerous therapeutic and cosmetic uses in dentistry.
What is Cosmetic Botox?
Botox® Cosmetic is highly effective treatment for reducing the appearance of aging by softening facial lines and wrinkles, including frown lines in between the eyes, forehead lines, and “crow’s feet” near the eyes. These lines are caused when overactive muscles reduce the collagen in the skin, which contributes to the skin’s wrinkled appearance. When injected into the facial muscles in minute quantities, Botox® Cosmetic relaxes the muscles, preventing and improving the appearance of wrinkles and smoothing lines. The procedure is painless and takes about 10 minutes. Botox® Cosmetic injections need to be repeated every few months as the medication is gradually broken down in the body.
Please Speak To Us About Cosmetic Botox® If You Experience Any Of The Following Symptoms Below:
- Teeth-Clenching, bruxism, and/or grinding
- Neck and shoulder pain
- Sensitive/loose teeth
- Jaw pain
- Fine facial lines, wrinkles and folds (including crow’s feet, “#11” glabella lines and forehead lines)
- Uneven lips/smile
- Gummy smile
- Limited jaw movement or locking of the jaw
- Clicking or popping in the jaw
- Tinnitus (ringing in the ears)
During your consultation, our team will take a series of photographs which will allow us to understand your concerns and desires, to help us develop a customized comprehensive treatment plan for you and to record improvements over time.
Botox® Cosmetic can be used in conjunction with cosmetic dental treatments to improve the look of your smile, by, for example, improving uneven lips/smile and a reducing a “gummy” smile.
Book your consultation with Dr. Michelle Carlson to find out if Botox® Cosmetic is right for you.