Dr. Samsavar provides many services such as:
- Dental Implants
- Porcelain Veneers
- Tooth-colored Fillings
However cosmetic dentistry is not the only service Dr. Samsavar provides. He also enjoys using botox to help his patients remove signs of aging. If you are considering receiving botox injections you may have questions about what botox is and what to expect during the procedure. Today we will be answering both of these questions.
Botox is actually a poison or a toxin but if it is used correctly and administered by a doctor it is not harmful. The name of the bacterium is called Clostridium botulinum, but there are also other brand names Dysport and Xeomin. Botox is commonly used on the face around the eyes and mouth to remove lines and furrows. However botox does not remove all age marks, and because of this it is necessary to visit your physician before scheduling your appointment.
Botox is administered with a thin small needle. This procedure is done without anesthesia It is a quick process that is completed in a few minutes. While the procedure is quick and virtually painless there are a few steps to take before the procedure. Abstain from alcohol 1 week before botox is administered. Also do not use aspirin or other inflammatory medicine two weeks previous to the process. If you do not discontinue alcohol use or your use of aspirin and inflammatory medication you may experience bruising.
This blog shares the basic facts of the botox process. If you have any questions about the botox treatment or you would like to make an appointment, please contact us.