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Facial aesthetics - more information about Botox

Botox is possibly the most popular facial aesthetics treatment to reduce the look of fine lines and wrinkles. It is the most suitable method of treatment for those not wanting to undergo a surgical procedure. Since this treatment is targeted towards facial rejuvenation techniques it results in a patient receiving the youthful appearance they desire. We at Stangrove Court Dental Practice use qualified dentists to proceed with the treatment. This is because our dentists have expertise in the field of facial anatomy, therefore they have the capability to produce a professional result. They will also use safety precautions whilst injecting the solution into the target areas. At our practice we typically use botulinum toxin type A. If you are considering undergoing Botox Kent; do not hesitate to book an appointment with our dental practice in Edenbridge.

How does the Botox treatment work?


Botox Kent consists of a number of steps, one of which includes injecting botulinum toxin into the problem areas. This has the ability to calm and relax the small facial muscles that are the cause of expression lines. The injection will gradually block the nerve impulses under the skin creating a smooth effect and texture. Different areas of the face can be treated such as forehead lines, lines around the mouth area, crow’s feet and the top lip which is also acknowledged as where smokers can suffer lines. There are also other areas of the face which can be treated, however these are usually the most common.


There is normally a lack of pain when the injection is inserted. The process is usually quick and can last for a duration of 5-10 minutes. This treatment also does not need the requirement of an anaesthetic prior to the procedure. Typically, the after effects of Botox are clearly visible and results can be seen within the range of a few days. The time frame of results is usually between 4-7 days. ​However, the Botox treatment is not permanent, therefore the results will gradually disappear over time. For a long-lasting effect it is recommended to repeat the procedure every 3 months for the maximum effect.

Benefits of the Botox treatment


There are many life benefits when undergoing a Botox treatment this can be in terms of physical, psychological and social effects.


Confidence booster


Since Botox Kent is designed to eliminate the look of ageing skin, this immediately boosts an individual's self-esteem. Botox aims to prevent and reduce the risk of fine lines and wrinkles and it also maintains the appearance of youthfulness. This makes a patient feel good about their looks and will encourage an individual to engage in more social interaction.


Medical benefits


Not only does Botox improve the appearance, but it also works to prevent certain medical conditions. For instance, it has been shown that Botox can minimise and reduce migraine pain. Botox has the ability to minimise many troubling effects of migraine that include sensitivity to light and feelings of nausea and sickness. This treatment will ultimately benefit individuals suffering with migraines, making them much easier to deal with.

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