When it comes to beauty treatments for fine lines and wrinkles, you’re spoiled for choice. The wealth of creams, serums, and masks lining the aisles at your local pharmacies and department stores all promise to help your face look smoother and firmer. Many of their claims often prove false in the end, leaving you undoubtedly disappointed and on the search again for a product that will actually deliver.
If you don’t know much about Botox, it can sound like an intimidating process that requires a great deal of pain and risk. And while it does involve a few needles, this widely popular cosmetic treatment is so quick that it can be done on your lunch hour without prolonged healing or complicated aftercare. The benefits for many people far outweigh the temporary inconvenience, since it offers such dramatic, yet natural results. The bigger question is whether or not Botox is right for you.
When You Need Fast Results
You don’t have much time to wait for a fresher, more rejuvenated complexion. Maybe there’s an important work event coming up, a family gathering, or even your school reunion. Botox may be the solution you need, as it only takes a couple of days after treatment to see changes, with optimal results at two weeks. You’re able to look your best without waiting months for an over-the-counter product to work.
When You Don’t Have Time for a Daily Routine
Most topical creams and other products applied to the surface of the skin require consistent use to be effective—if they even make a difference at all. Even the most expensive lotions or serums still need to be incorporated into your daily routine. But with Botox, you only need one treatment to see results, and follow-up treatments every 3 to 4 months to maintain the effects.
When You Want Longevity
One of the greatest benefits of Botox is its lasting power. Why settle for treatments that only offer better looking skin for a short time frame? While there is some variation from patient to patient, Botox on average lasts at least 3 months, without need for reinjection. That’s more time you can spend enjoying life without worrying about wrinkles or crow’s feet.
When You Don’t Care About Fine Lines At All
Botox is also more than a cosmetic solution. If you suffer from chronic migraines or neck pain, this procedure can also quickly help you find relief. The same chemical mechanisms that allow Botox to relax facial muscles and smooth fine lines also work, when injected into other areas, to stop the contractions that may cause debilitating headaches.
Botox is well-documented to be a safe and quick procedure. Your dentist, as an expert in maxillofacial anatomy and a trained medical professional, is an ideal choice for administering your treatment. At My Family Dentistry, we enhance the experience with a calming, quiet, spa-like atmosphere and relaxing hand massages. Contact Us today to learn more.
Latest posts by Dr. Wesley Mullins (Knoxville Dentist)
- What to Expect During a Children’s Dental Exam - September 28, 2017
- Will Losing Weight Cure My Sleep Apnea? - September 22, 2017
- How a Tooth Filling Procedure Works - September 14, 2017
- What Kind of Toothpaste Should I Use? - September 7, 2017
- Having a Root Canal for a Cracked Tooth: What to Expect - August 25, 2017