Botox® & Juvederm
What Causes Wrinkles?
Dynamic wrinkles are caused by contractions of delicate facial muscles when smiling, squinting, frowning and smoking. These lines can give a person an angry, tired or sad appearance, even when not expressing that emotion.
Today you can benefit from 2 of the most popular FDA approved wrinkle fighters, Botox ® and Juvederm, to prevent and alleviate signs of aging.
What Is Botox ®?
Botox ® Cosmetic is the latest advancement in botulinum toxin therapy. It is used to safely, simply and effectively improve the appearance of frown lines, forehead creases and crows feet.
What is Juvederm?
Juvederm is a natural, cross-linked non animal hyaluronic acid used to fill facial wrinkles and folds such as nasolabial, mesolabial and lines at the corners of the mouth. It is also used to restore natural lip volume or enhance to give fuller, plumper lips.
Young, healthy-looking skin contains an abundance of a naturally hydrating substance called hyaluronic acid (HA). But as you age, time, sunlight, and other factors can reduce the amount of HA in your skin. The lack of HA causes your skin to lose structure and volume creating unwanted facial wrinkles and folds, like those parentheses lines around your nose and mouth.
How JUVEDERM® XC makes them disappear…
JUVDERM® XC helps replace the HA your skin has lost, adding volume to smooth away facial wrinkles and folds. JUVEDERM® XC achieves its smooth consistency due to an innovative manufacturing process called HYLACROSS™ technology.
HYLACROSS™ gives JUVEDERM ® XC its unique smooth-gel properties as well as robust gel structure that holds up over time. That’s why JUVEDERM® XC is the first smooth-consistency HA gel and the only HA filler that’s FDA approved* to last up to 1 year with only 1 treatment †.
… with improved comfortº
JUVEDERM® XC is formulated with lidocaine, a common anesthetic, to provide a more comfortableº experience during and after treatment. JUVEDERM® XC provides the smooth, natural-looking results you expect with the improved comfort you want.
What is the difference between Botox and Juvederm?
Depending on your desired results, your doctor will use Botox ®, Juvederm or a combination of both to enhance yur appearance. Botox relaxes facial muscles to prevent new wrinkles from forming and Juvederm is used to instantly fill and smooth out existing wrinkles and folds.
Are Treatments Painless?
Dental Practitoners are experts in injections and anesthetic techniques resulting in no pain or minimal discomfort during treatments.
How long do the treatments last?
Depending on the area treated. Juvederm can last up to 6 months or longer. Botox® can last 3-6 months, sometimes longer.
How long are treatments?
Procedures are breif and only take 10-25 minutes depending on treatment.
Are botox an Juvederm treatments safe?
Botox ® is one of the safest cosmetic procedures available, only a small amount is used when doing the procedure Juvederm is hyaluronic acid, which is produced naturally in your own body.
Benefits of choosing my dental practitioner for Botox ® and Derma Filler treatments:
Ability to offer treatments in a completely painless manner
Most training and knowledge of oral and maxillofacial areas than any other health care professional
Comprehensive knowledge of facial muscle and facial expression dynamics
Most experienced practitioners for giving intra-oral injections
Consideration of dental proportions before augmentation for ideal results
Trained and accredited to augment with Botox ® and Juvederm with the latest techniques
Can offer cosmetic treatments during routine dental visits for your convenience
Botox and Derma Filler Procedures:
Are Safe and Proven
* In the United States, JUVEDERM® injectable gel is indicated for correction of moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds (such as nasolabial folds)
† This includes all JUVEDERM® injectable gel formulations. Most subjects acquired optimal correction at initial treatment. Some subjects required up to 2 touch-ups to achieve optimal correction.
ºWhen compared to the nonlidocaine JUVEDERM® formulations.