BOTOX® Cosmetic
Dr. Gurpreet Gill and her team provide non-surgical Botox treatment for headaches, TMJ issues and wrinkle reduction.

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Botox for Headaches, TMJ & Wrinkle Reduction

Dr. Gurpreet Gill and her team provide non-surgical Botox treat headaches, TMJ issues and wrinkle reduction.

BOTOX® Cosmetic Treatment in Calgary

Expressions DentalTM Clinic offers Cosmetic treatments like Botox® in Calgary NW. It is a non-surgical treatment for reducing wrinkles, crow’s feet and frown lines. Botox® Cosmetic is a well-studied treatment that temporarily smooth crow’s feet lines and general wrinkles, and reduce frown lines between the eyebrows. If you are looking for a provider of Botox®  in Calgary NW, you can schedule an appointment at Expressions DentalTM 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 and can be readily available in our dental clinic in Calgary NW.

How it is used?

Botox® Cosmetic targets the muscles that cause frown lines and crow’s feet.
In this treatment Botox® injection is given by a trained professional in a very small amount into the muscles and it works by temporarily reducing muscle activity. The whole process takes a few minutes and doesn’t require anesthesia. It is injected with a fine needle into specific muscles. This may cause  minor to no 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 Calgary’s general dentist’s instructions to avoid complications.

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 normal, 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 our general dentist in Calgary NW who provides Botox® Cosmetic to determine what amount is right 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 months, 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® 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. Our general dentists in Calgary NW do not provide Botox® Cosmetic treatment for pregnant and breastfeeding women or those who have a neurological disease. For more information, feel free to contact our clinic.

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