Feeling confident about your smile is important at every age. That’s why the talented team of cosmetic dentists at Montrose Dental Group offer aesthetics services to complement your dental work. Located in the Ravenswood and Lakeview area of Chicago, the team offers Botox® and dermal fillers to enhance your appearance and self-confidence. For expert aesthetics services in a trusted medical environment, call to schedule a consultation today.
Botox and dermal fillers are a great way to improve your face for a more beautiful, aesthetically appealing complexion. Botox injections are one of the most popular and effective methods of smoothing out lines and wrinkles in the upper portion of your face.
Botox works well on crow’s feet at the corners of your eyes, frown lines between your eyebrows, and forehead wrinkles. It’s a safe, proven way to enhance your appearance and fight back against the signs of aging.
Dermal fillers are another solution for smoothing fine lines and adding volume to sagging skin. Fillers work differently than Botox, and on different areas of your face, including:
Your provider at Montrose Dental Group recommends the best combination of aesthetics services to help you achieve your desired outcome.
Botox uses a purified form of botulinum toxin to temporarily reduce the muscle activity that leads to lines and wrinkles. Over time, repeated expressions like squinting, laughing, and frowning cause lines around your eyes and across your forehead. When your provider injects Botox into specific areas above your eyebrows or at the outer corners of your eyes, it temporarily prevents your muscles from contracting as much as they’re used to doing.
This makes your skin appear smoother, even when you laugh, smile, or frown. With Botox, you’ll still be able to make all your natural facial expressions, only the lines won’t be so pronounced or as visible. The effects of Botox injections last up to four months, making them an ideal solution to help you look younger.
Like Botox, dermal fillers are injected into specific areas of your face where you’d like to reduce the appearance of lines or plump up sagging skin. Unlike Botox though, dermal fillers are typically a smooth gel that goes under your skin and fills in the area. Dermal fillers can improve your facial aesthetics from 6-24 months depending on the type of filler and the severity of your wrinkles.
Most dermal fillers contain hyaluronic acid — a naturally occurring substance that’s found in your skin and around your joints. As you get older, your body produces less hyaluronic acid, which leads to a decrease in skin moisture, elasticity, and plumpness. Dermal fillers can replace this lost moisture so your skin looks younger, smoother, and hydrated.
The skilled medical team at Montrose Dental Group customizes an aesthetic treatment plan for your individual needs.
Call today or book online to schedule a consultation and take the first step toward a younger-looking, self-assured appearance.