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BOTOX® Cosmetic Treatment in NW Calgary

Expressions Dental Clinic offers Botox® Cosmetic treatment in NW Calgary. It is a non-surgical treatment for reducing wrinkles, crow’s feet and frown lines. Botox® Cosmetic is a well studied treatment that temporarily smooths crow’s feet lines and general wrinkles, and reduce frown lines between the eyebrows.

If you are looking for a Botox® Cosmetic provider in Calgary, you can schedule a consult appointment at Expressions Dental™ Clinic where we will help determine how to achieve the results you desire.

What is Botox® Cosmetic?

Botox® Cosmetic is a prescription medicine that contains a highly purified botulinum toxin protein from the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. It is an approved treatment to improve and smooth lines on the face caused by wrinkle causing muscles. Botox® Cosmetic is an extensively studied aesthetic treatment.

How it is used?

Botox® Cosmetic targets he muscles that cause frown lines and crow’s feet.

Botox® Cosmetic is injected in a very small amount by a trained professional into the muscles and it works by temporarily reducing muscle activity. The treatment takes a few minutes and doesn't require anesthesia. It is injected with a fine needle into specific muscles which may cause minor discomfort. It usually takes up to 2 weeks to take full effect.

In time, you will notice gradual changes such as smoothing of crow’s feet and frown lines. Botox® Cosmetic works underneath the skin's surface and targets the underlying muscle activity that leads to frown lines and crow's feet. Make sure to follow your doctor’s instructions to avoid complications.

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How long will it last?

Results may start to become noticeable within 24-48 hours and can last up to 4 months. As muscles gradually return to normalcy, the lines and wrinkles will begin to reappear and this will need to be treated again. The lines and wrinkles often appear less severe with time because the muscles are being trained to relax.

If you ask how many injections you will require, then the answer is it depends. Each person is different so you should consult with a Botox® Cosmetic provider to determine what amount is write for you.

How is Botox® Cosmetic beneficial?

Botox® Cosmetic is a non-surgical solution to treat fine lines, wrinkles in the forehead, neck and around the mouth, perhaps reducing the need for any surgical enhancement.

What are the drawbacks of Botox® Cosmetic?

Botox® Cosmetic is temporary and it is an option for those who want to reduce their wrinkles and lines for a short-term. The treatment generally lasts up to four month, so you’ll require another Botox® Cosmetic treatment after the effects wear off.

Botox® Cosmetic may cause serious side effects that can be life threatening. Seek medical attention immediately if you experience the following symptoms within hours to weeks after Botox® Cosmetic injections such as problems swallowing, speaking, or breathing, loss of strength and overall weakness of muscles, double vision, blurring, eyelid drooping, changes to voice, not speaking clearly, and loss of bladder control.

Allergic reactions can occur.

Other side effects are bruising, discomfort or pain at the injection site, headache, double vision, drooping eyelids and swelling of eyelids.

Botox® Cosmetic is not an option for… Pregnant and breastfeeding women, or those who have a neurological disease.

What to expect after the treatment?

Small red dots and minor bruising may appear on the skin after the treatment, but it is likely to fade away after a few hours.

After the treatment, you can resume with your routine activity. However, it is advised that you wait for at least 24 hours before involving into any stressful activity. You may also be advised to avoid lying down for four to five hours following the Botox® Cosmetic therapy and to prevent massaging the area. You will be asked to exercise the treated muscles for 1 to 2 hours.

If you are seeking Botox® Cosmetic treatment in Calgary, you can visit our clinic to talk to our Botox® Cosmetic provider.

For more information on the treatment, you can call us on Call +1 (403) 252 7733 to book an appointment.

Dr. G. Gill provides Botox® Cosmetic for upper face and Crow’s feet at Expressions Dental.

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