Mountain View Dental
Facial Aesthetics in
Botox and lip fillers have become one of the hottest trends in cosmetic treatments for the past few years. They have become popular for people who want to reduce wrinkles and fine lines, improve their overall appearance, and enhance their natural beauty. We proudly offer botox and lip fillers in Alamogordo, New Mexico!
What is Botox?
Botox is a neurotoxin produced by Clostridium botulinum bacteria. We can use it to reduce wrinkles and fine lines by temporarily paralyzing the muscles that cause them. Botox is injected into the skin using a fine needle, and the effects last for three to six months.
Botox can help increase confidence and self-esteem by improving overall appearance. Botox treatments are relatively quick and easy, with minimal side effects.
Myths About Botox
There are many myths surrounding Botox. One of the most common is that it freezes your face and makes it impossible to show emotions. This is not true. Botox is a muscle relaxer, not a facial freezer. When administered correctly, Botox should have a subtle effect that allows you to show emotions while reducing wrinkles.
Another myth is that Botox is toxic and can harm your body. This is also false. Botox has been used for medical and cosmetic purposes for over 20 years and is considered safe when administered by a qualified professional.
The Botox Procedure
We offer precision and care during each Botox treatment. Our process involves several steps, including an initial consultation to discuss your goals and concerns. We then evaluate the areas you would like to have treated and develop a plan tailored to your specific needs.
Next, we will administer the injections and discuss post-treatment care. Our experienced team will ensure you receive the best possible results with minimal disruption to your daily routine. Botox treatments can be a great way to achieve a more youthful appearance with the right approach.
What are Lip Fillers?
Lip fillers are a cosmetic treatment involving injecting hyaluronic acid or collagen into your lips to make them fuller and smoother. This treatment can be customizable and tailored to your preferences to achieve the desired look. Different lip fillers are available, and our team will suggest the best one based on your unique facial anatomy and desired results.
The Benefits of Lip Fillers
The results of lip fillers are immediate, and you will see the difference immediately. The outcomes can last anywhere from 6 months to a year, and you may need to get touch-up treatments to maintain the look. The fillers are integrated into the natural tissues of your lips, making them feel natural and smooth.
The Lip Fillers Procedure
The treatment process begins with a consultation with your dentist to discuss your goals and expectations. We can apply a numbing cream during the procedure and will make the injections with a small needle. The process takes about 30 minutes to an hour, depending on the number of injections, and you can expect to resume normal activities immediately after treatment.
After the procedure, your lips may feel tender and swollen. You might notice slight bruising, but this is normal and will disappear after a few days. There are various ways we can provide relief from any discomfort, including things like ice packs and over-the-counter pain medication. You can expect the swelling to subside within a few days, and you should avoid wearing lip products for 24 hours post-procedure.