Think you have no control over fine lines, wrinkles or sagging skin? Think again!
While many assume these skin changes are an inevitable part of growing older, when we look closer at the skin aging process, it becomes clear that our environment and our lifestyle choices may have made all the difference. For example, over-exposure to the sun or choices like tobacco use can also play a role in the skin’s aging process. Smoking, for example, damages the skin’s elastin and collagen.
Here are two of today’s top cosmetic skin procedures offered at the Right Smile Center:
Fine lines and wrinkles affect not only how we look, but how we look at ourselves. And, when it comes to achieving a fresh, more youthful appearance, there are no non-surgical treatments as popular or effective as BOTOX. Working essentially as a muscle relaxer, BOTOX reduces the appearance of dynamic lines such as frown lines or crow’s feet. And, though not a permanent solution, the effects of BOTOX will often last up to several months.
For deep-set wrinkles that do not respond well to BOTOX, we often recommend a soft-tissue filler such as Juvéderm®. Working to fill in the valleys of creases, these minimally-invasive treatments add volume to the skin and restore a more youthful face shape.
Ready to find out what the Right Smile Center can do for you? Contact us today and schedule your consultation. Our offices are located in the heart of Sandy Springs. We look forward to meeting you.
Because it’s so famous for its wrinkle reducing effects, Botox, like Kleenex or Xerox has become the verb for describing the treatment, regardless of the manufacturer used. BOTOX®Cosmetic is a prescription medicine that is injected into muscles and used to temporarily improve the look of both moderate to severe crow’s feet lines and frown lines between the eyebrows in adults. As anti-wrinkle cosmetic treatments go, Botox is the number one choice for smoother, younger-looking skin. The procedure is pain-free, non-permanent and so quick you could be in and out within your lunch hour, seriously.And results are visible in only a few days.
And Botox is not just for wrinkles anymore. It is much, much more. It’s being used for both FDA approved and ‘off label’ treatment with doctors experimenting with how to help patient disorders such as migraine headaches, gummy smiles (not FDA approved) and TMJ disorder (also not FDA approved). Some of its results are astonishing, creating some 90 patient applications pending FDA approval. Currently, it is the most common performed procedure in the world and you can have done in our office. No one should have more experience with injections than our dentist.
It’s not as expensive as you might think. Call today for your complimentary evaluation.
 While Botox was the first drug to utilize botulinum toxin, newer products include Dysport, Myobloc and Xeomin. Each product is a little different, particularly when it comes to dosage units, so they aren’t interchangeable.
If you have ever had one, you know a toothache can be very painful. And in some instances a toothache can be considered a dental emergency. But there may be some symptoms of a toothache that cause you to wonder whether or you should see a physician or a dentist. Events like a knocked out tooth or other injury of the mouth can often be resolved quickly if you see a dentist immediately.
What exactly is an emergency dentist? Whether you know it or not, it most likely is your very own family dentist. Our Sandy Springs office offers emergency hours and on call services for dental emergencies. If not available, you may be able to find a clinic that specializes in emergency dentistry. Either way, you can be assured that you can find help when you need it.
Most likely, if you visit a physician for your dental emergency, he will give you medication to help you over until you can see a dentist. Obviously, a dentist can prescribe pain medication just like a physician. So it may be faster and timelier as it relates to your issues if you see a dentist in the first place. If you are in pain, you probably don’t want to waste the extra time it would take to see a physician first. Obviously, if you have an injury that is causing your dental emergency, make sure it is not life threatening before you choose between a physician and a dentist.
If you have a toothache, abscess, root canal problems, broken or chipped tooth, knocked out tooth, swollen gums, broken dentures, decayed tooth roots, loose crowns, lost fillings, wisdom teeth problems or pain in the mouth or gums, feel free to contact us. We are more than happy to assist you in evaluating these types of situations.