Your skin is exposed to a lot every single day. Between sunshine, harsh winds, cold temperatures, smog, and other impurities in the air, it takes much abuse. While your skin naturally begins to change as you get older, these factors can significantly accelerate the aging process. When you look in the mirror, you may see fine lines and wrinkles that age you many years older than you are. These lines and wrinkles can have a severe impact on your confidence. At Oasis Dental, we can help to restore a more youthful appearance, improving your confidence, with cosmetic Botox.
What is Botox?
Botox is a form of botulinum toxin A, a neurotoxin derived from Clostridium botulinum. The cosmetic form is purified, and it is approved for use by the FDA. Botox is a liquid treatment that is injected directly into your skin to reduce, and in some cases eliminate, the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles to restore a smoother, younger, more radiant facial appearance.
What Can Botox Be Used For?
Botox can be used to treat some different cosmetic issues, including
Botox can also be used to treat other issues, such as
How Botox Works
Botox is fairly straightforward. It is an injectable treatment. Using fine-tipped needles, we inject the Botox liquid into the treatment areas. There is no need for a local anesthetic. Patients report only feeling minor discomfort during the injections. It can take anywhere from 3 to 7 days for Botox to take full effect. Your injections may cause some bruising, but this typically disappears within two days.
The Botox works to block signals from the nerves to the muscles
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