Dentists and Botox
When it comes to dermal filler treatments, few products have achieved the immense popularity of Botox. It is by far the most widely known elective aesthetic treatment in the world. It is also commonly believed to be offered solely by medical doctors, dermatologists, and plastic surgeons. However, more and more dentists are making Botox a regular part of their elective treatment options. This is likely why approximately 10% of dentists have been trained in Botox procedures. Botox was originally pioneered by Dr. Howard Katz, a dentist.
A Quick Glance at Botox
Botox is short for botulinum toxin, which is a purified protein. Botox works by blocking the transmission from nerves to muscles, preventing the muscle from contracting without losing sensory feeling in the muscle itself. It is this muscle contraction that causes fine lines and wrinkles to form. Once stopped, the skin appears smoother. Within three to ten days of treatment, the skin above the treated muscles wi ...
Radiesse is a dermal filler that is commonly used to plump wrinkled or folded areas of the skin in the facial area. The effects are immediate and can last up to 2 years.
Radiesse works by stimulating natural collagen that is found beneath your skin. It is most commonly used around the mouth and nose area, although it has been known to be effective when treating wrinkles in the hands as well. Patients between the ages of 35 and 60 are ideal candidates for Radiesse.
All of the ingredients used within Radiesse are non-allergenic and non-toxic.
Radiesse is a dermal filler used for cosmetic skin treatment of the face and hands.
It stimulates your natural collagen to help fill in wrinkles commonly caused by aging.
Treatment takes roughly 15 minutes and is performed in-office.
The results are immediate and there is no recovery time for Radiesse treatments.
The cost is $650 to $800 per syringe. The dosage will vary by patient.
Commonly used by patients who are 35 to 60 years old.