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Everything You Need to Know About Botox in Florida

Botox has become an immensely popular procedure for patients of varied age groups. Cosmetic procedures like Botox are extremely simple, but the results speak for themselves. One injection can reduce facial wrinkles, worry lines, and other aspects that signal age in the skin, making Botox a very popular choice for patients who want to look and feel younger.

Bayview Dental Arts is proud to be able to offer Botox to our patients in Naples and Marco Island, FL. However, we understand that when you’re not familiar with procedures like Botox injections, you may be hesitant to decide to experience their benefits for yourself. Here is some information that will take the mystery out of Botox.

First, What Is It?

Botox is an injection of a substance called onabotulinum toxin A into wrinkles in the facial skin. This is a refined protein derived from the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. When injected into the face, Botox helps to stop the strain from repeated contractions of the tiny muscles in your face that form wrinkles in the skin.

Crow’s feet (wrinkles around the eyes), worry lines (wrinkles on the forehead), and frown lines (wrinkles around the mouth) are all caused by these muscle contractions. Over time, these wrinkles deepen due to repeated strain over years and years of frequent contractions.

When you receive Botox injections, you’ll see results from just one treatment in the space of one to two days. These fast results are one of the main reasons why Botox is so popular among patients at Bayview Dental Arts, as well as in medical spas worldwide. Botox is the only FDA-approved treatment aimed at reducing wrinkles this way, and the results can last up to four months.

Botox before and after

Side Effects and Other Considerations

Anytime you’re having any foreign substance injected into your skin, there is a potential for a topical reaction, so it’s important to let your doctor know if you have any allergies before starting with the procedure. With this in mind, Botox has been so popular over the years because it’s an extremely well-tolerated procedure. Some redness, skin tightness, and tenderness immediately after the procedure is normal, and your doctor will discuss anesthetic options with you for the injections themselves.

Why Use Us?

When you’re considering getting Botox injections, you should always have them done by experts in the field. At Bayview Dental Arts, Drs. Hedgepath and Scherder have been highly trained in overseeing the process of Botox procedures so results are achieved safely and effectively.

When you use Bayview Dental Arts for your dental and med spa services, the first thing you get is convenience. We’re your one-stop shop for looking and feeling your best—something we’re proud to offer to our patients in Naples and Marco Island.

The other thing you get is unmatched peace of mind and comfort in using a team you trust. Our practice is designed to make you as comfortable as possible for any procedure, from regular teeth cleaning to a cosmetic injection.

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