If you want to rejuvenate your facial appearance by minimizing fine lines and wrinkles or enhancing and volumizing your contours, then Botox® and fillers are for you. Charley Cheney, DMD, is highly skilled in administering safe and effective treatments of Botox and fillers to his patients at Complete Dental Arts in Newnan, Georgia. Within just one quick appointment, Dr. Cheney can leave you looking healthier, happier, and more radiant. Schedule a visit today by calling the offices or using the online booking tool.
Botox is the most popular nonsurgical cosmetic procedure done in the United States, with the American Society of Plastic Surgeons estimating 7.23 million procedures performed each year. It’s a series of small injections that effectively reduce and eliminate facial lines and wrinkles, specifically wrinkles that are:
Botox works by temporarily disrupting the communication between your nerves and facial muscles in the injection sites, effectively reducing muscle activity wherever it’s injected. By limiting your facial muscles’ ability to contract and make folds in your skin, Botox gives your facial lines and wrinkles time to recover, unfold, and fill out.
Botox is also effective in preventing the formation of new wrinkles by preventing your facial muscles from making any new folds in your skin.
“Fillers” are a wide range of injectables that enhance the volume of your skin wherever they’re injected, and can serve a variety of purposes, such as:
At Complete Dental Arts, Dr. Cheney offers Juvederm®, an injectable serum made out of hyaluronic acid. Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring compound that stimulates your body’s production of collagen, which is a connective tissue that helps to plump your skin.
As you age, your body produces less hyaluronic acid and collagen, which causes your skin to lose its volume, leading to sagging and wrinkling. Injections of Juvederm restore collagen to your skin, giving you a fuller and more youthful appearance.
Dr. Cheney administers your Botox or filler treatments during a quick and easy office visit.
When you come in for your treatment, Dr. Cheney cleans your treatment areas with an antibacterial agent and then maps out your injection sites with a marker. Next, he uses a small needle to inject the serum into the shallow areas of your facial muscles. The injections only take a few minutes to complete and are relatively painless — most patients describe the sensation as feeling like a little pinch.
Once he’s injected you, you’re all done! The procedure requires no incisions or general anesthesia, and the downtime is either minimal or nonexistent. At most, you’ll be a little sore in your injection site, and you might have some light bruising. Many patients schedule their Botox or fillers appointments for their lunch breaks and go back to work immediately after.
To learn more about how Botox and fillers can improve your appearance, schedule an appointment today with the professionals at Complete Dental Arts. You can call the office or book online.