Dentists are recognized as being one of the most suitable professionals to administer this treatment because of their knowledge of facial anatomy and also countless experience in administering injections.
Visit "Best of Gwinnett" Dentist Dr. Ashley Curington for a more youthful appearance.
BOTOX® Cosmetic May Be the One for You
Discover the proven results that 11 million women and men have experienced.
With real, noticeable results, no surgery and no recovery time, there are many reasons why BOTOX® Cosmetic has been chosen by millions of women and their doctors.
BOTOX® Cosmetic may be the one for you. You may feel that the moderate to severe glabellar lines between your brows make you look tired or unapproachable, or have other reasons for being curious about BOTOX® Cosmetic. Ask your dentist about BOTOX® Cosmetic to find out if it is right for you.
We administer injectable pharmacologics for the functional or cosmetic enhancement of the gums, cheeks, jaws, lips, the oral cavity and associated tissues in procedures recognized by the Georgia Board of dentistry in connection with a dental procedure in a dental treatment setting.
What is JUVÉDERM® XC?
JUVÉDERM® XC is the smooth gel filler that Dr. Curington uses to instantly smooth away wrinkles around your mouth and nose. With just one treatment, you’ll get smooth and natural-looking results that last up to a year.
JUVÉDERM® XC is manufactured using HYLACROSS™ technology, creating a smooth-consistency gel. It is infused with lidocaine to improve comfort during treatment. With JUVÉDERM® XC you get the smooth results you expect, with the improved comfort you want.
Everyone will notice, but no one will know.
Where Does It Work?
Everyone’s skin ages differently and JUVÉDERM®
XC may be used to rejuvenate multiple problem areas.*
From smile lines to vertical lip lines, you can smooth away unwanted wrinkles and restore natural contours.
What does a trip to the Dentist and BOTOX® have in Common?
Now they can be one in the same! In 2012, the Georgia Board of Dentistry began licensing Dentists, with approved training and licensure, to use Botox® and Injectable fillers (like Juvederm®) in their practice. For years, dentists have questioned why their field was not allowed to use these products in their daily practice. We, as dentists, give hundreds of injections weekly in the facial region, probably more than any other licensed practitioner in that area of the body. Who better to give the injections than a person who does thousands yearly!
BOTOX® is a manufactured injectable medication used therapeutically to reduce the strength of the targeted muscles. The active molecule is a highly refined purified protein. Yes, it binds to muscles, not the nerves; therefore, there will be no loss of sensation. While BOTOX® has definite cosmetic uses (treats forehead wrinkles, crow’s feet or “smile lines”), the bigger therapeutic benefit is that BOTOX® is also used to treat chronic MIGRAINES, their trigger points, TMJ pain, the gummy smile, and can be used to reduce the pain and harmful effects of clenching and grinding.
For many patients that suffer from clenching and grinding, the traditional nightguard (or occlusal guard) has been prescribed. However, this appliance can be cumbersome and unsightly to wear if the patient is in the public eye. BOTOX® has been a HUGE advance in this area, whereby the patient has the injection placed in a matter of a minute, and can have lasting relief for months!
JUVEDERM® (known as a dermal filler), is a temporary filler made of hyaluronic acid, a substance that exists naturally in all living organisms. Skin houses over 56% of hyaluronic acid in the body alone. As we age, we lose collagen and “fullness” to the oral area, resulting in “frown lines”, thinning of the lips, and “parenthesis around the face”. Fillers, like Juvederm, have a therapeutic benefit, as well, and are used in corners of the mouth where patients get tear troughs and are susceptible to infections, cracks, and bleeding.
Cosmetic and Therapeutic benefits of BOTOX® and JUVEDERM® are part of our daily practice in Buford. The administration of injectable pharmacologics of the gums, cheeks, jaws, lips and oral cavity can be utilized for cosmetic purposes and must be a component of a comprehensive treatment plan.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our office.
Call us TODAY 770-932-1115 to see what benefits these products and our services can do for you
Restylane® can be used to add volume and fullness to the skin to correct moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds, such as the lines from your nose to the corners of your mouth (nasolabial folds). Restylane may also be used for lip enhancement in patients over 21 years.
Restylane is a clear gel formulation of hyaluronic acid that is specifically formulated to act like your body's own naturally produced hyaluronic acid, helping to visibly correct moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds, including the lines that run from your nose toward the corners of your mouth (nasolabial folds) and the lines that run from the corners of your mouth toward the chin (marionette lines).
Additionally, Restylane and Restylane® Silk are FDA-approved for lip enhancement in patients over the age of 21 and are uniquely formulated to give your lips fullness and definition.
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