Can I Have Botox Treatments from my Dentist?
posted: Mar 23, 2016.
Frequently asked questions and answers about Botox treatment from your dentist
You see your dentist for dental problems, but did you also know many dentists now administer Botox as part of their cosmetic dentistry treatments? That’ right! Now your dentist can help with those small lines in your face, one of the first signs of aging. Your dentist can make your teeth look beautiful, and your face look younger too! Your dentists at the Bonner Dental Network in Washington, D.C. are ready to help you look your best with full-service cosmetic dentistry including Botox. Here are some common questions and answers about Botox in dentistry:
What is Botox?
Botox is an injectable medicine containing a toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. It works by causing temporary paralysis of nerves and muscles around the injection site.
What can Botox treat?
Your dentists at the Bonner Dental Network want you to know Botox can treat these early signs of aging:
- Frown lines in the forehead, known as furrows
- Smile and laugh lines around the mouth and nose
- Lines between the eyebrows, known as glabella
- Crow’s feet around the eyes
How is Botox administered by the dentists at the Bonner Dental Network?
Your dentists will inject small amounts of Botox into your skin using a tiny needle.
How long does treatment last?
Treatment usually lasts 4 to 6 months but you may require additional maintenance treatments which your dentists will discuss with you beforehand.
Do Botox injections hurt?
Botox injections are usually tolerated very well however your dentists can also use a numbing cream or spray beforehand if you request it.
How much does Botox cost?
The cost of your treatment depends on the number of injections and the site or sites involved. Your dentists at the Bonner Dental Network will discuss your fees with you before treatment.
Botox is a wonderful treatment for the first signs of aging, and now it’s available at the dental office for your convenience. So, why wait to look younger? Call your dentists at the Bonner Dental Network with two offices in Washington, D.C. to serve your needs. Call today and look younger tomorrow!