Derived from the botulinum toxin, BOTOX® Cosmetic is in the neuromodulator class of injectable treatments. Unlike dermal fillers, which are injected underneath the skin and add immediate plump to volume-deficient areas, neuromodulators such as BOTOX® Cosmetic are administered directly into the facial muscles with a fine needle.
The botulinum toxin is injected in small amounts and works by blocking nerve signals from reaching facial muscles, preventing the muscle activity that causes lines and wrinkles. BOTOX® Cosmetic treats multiple signs of aging, such as:
- Frown lines or furrows between the eyebrows
- Crow’s feet in the outer corners of the eyes
- Forehead lines
- Banding in the neck
- Relaxation in the neck, chin and lip areas
Why Choose Capitol Hill Dental for BOTOX® Cosmetic?
While some BOTOX® Cosmetic treatments can leave you looking frozen, fake or exaggerated, our injections at Capitol Hill Dental are performed by our dentist, who is specially trained and certified in administering BOTOX® Cosmetic. This experience ensures results are always natural-looking and that will leave you looking refreshed and rejuvenated.
Is BOTOX® Cosmetic Safe?
When used in the proper dosage and by licensed professionals, BOTOX® Cosmetic is typically well-tolerated by patients with no major complications. Minor bruising, swelling, and redness at injection sites are the most common side effects, which generally subside after the first day.
Am I A Good Candidate for BOTOX® Cosmetic?
During your consultation with our team, several factors such as your health, medical history, cosmetic goals and treatment expectations will be evaluated in order to determine if BOTOX® Cosmetic is the best course of treatment for you. Some contraindicating medical conditions may require further evaluation before treatment is approved.
Contact us to schedule a consultation with our team and find out how BOTOX® Cosmetic can safely and effectively relax your wrinkles for smoother, more youthful skin.