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BOTOX® & Dermal Fillers – Lakewood, CO

This Fountain of Youth Isn’t a Myth!

cosmetic dentist in Lakewood injecting BOTOX into a patient’s chin

As you age, fine lines and wrinkles emerge on your face due to lost collagen and overworked muscles. It’s a completely natural occurrence that can impact your self-esteem and confidence, which is why we offer BOTOX in Lakewood and dermal filler injections at Lakewood Complete Dentistry. These are cosmetic treatment options that help reverse the effects of aging by restoring lost collagen or relaxing facial muscles, minimizing the visual impact of wrinkles and lines. 

Why Choose Lakewood Complete Dentistry For BOTOX or Dermal Fillers? 

  • Experienced Cosmetic Dentist
  • A Variety of Cosmetic Treatments Available
  • Focus on Patient Comfort

What Cosmetic Imperfections Do BOTOX & Dermal Fillers Address?

person looking at their wrinkles in a mirror

It’s important to note that BOTOX and dermal fillers are two different treatments that address similar cosmetic facial imperfections. The best way to learn which option would be best to treat the issues you face is to schedule a consultation with Dr. Artino to discuss what results you’d like to achieve.

Many of our patients who visit us for BOTOX are often looking to fix some of the following flaws:

  • Crow’s feet that form at the far corner of the eyes from smiling or squinting.
  • Lines between eyebrows formed from frowning.
  • Horizontal lines in the middle of the forehead.

Other patients who would like dermal fillers are often looking to improve imperfections such as:

  • Plumping up thinning lips.
  • Removing shadows under the eyes.
  • Decreasing the appearance of wrinkles under the eyes.
  • Minimizing the appearance of recessed scars.
  • Reducing the appearance of wrinkles around the mouth and cheek.
  • Fill in sunken areas of the cheeks.

What’s the Treatment Like?

person standing outside and smiling

Both BOTOX and dermal fillers involve facial injections. Even if you’re scared of needles, you can rest assured that these cosmetic treatments are completely pain-free and use one of the smallest medical needles that’s 31-gauge. This is the same needle that diabetics regularly use for insulin injections, to give you an idea of what it is.

After discussing the results you’d like to achieve, Dr. Artino will mark areas of your face that are highly impacted by lines and wrinkles to map out where the injections will be administered. The length of your visit will depend on how many you would like, and each injection takes about five minutes, so appointments typically last anywhere from 15 to 45 minutes.

What’s The Difference Between BOTOX & Dermal Fillers?

person with glasses standing indoors and smiling

BOTOX, also known as botulinum toxin, is a bacteria used to freeze certain facial muscles that have been overworked. The more they’re used, the more they strain, causing them to bunch-up and result in the formation of facial wrinkles. Your cosmetic dentist in Lakewood can dilute botulinum toxin and use it in small doses to temporarily smooth out facial lines and wrinkles.

Dermal fillers help replace lost collagen in areas of your face as a result of aging. When the fillers are injected into thinned-out or concaved areas, such as your lips and cheeks, it allows them to regain their volume and become plumper and more lifted. Because the fillers are a gel, they can be molded and shifted into the ideal areas of your face for the best appearance.