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Anti-Wrinkle Treatment

Woman looking at face in hand mirrorHave you noticed wrinkles appearing on your face as you age, around the mouth, eyes, forehead and cheeks?

At Total Dental Care, we’re happy to offer anti-wrinkle injections that are convenient to receive whether you’re popping into our practice for a dental exam or a quick touch-up.

Find out if you’re a candidate and learn more about the treatment below.

What are anti-wrinkle injections used for?

They are used for treating frown lines, forehead furrows, peri orbital lines (crow’s feet), lip (smoker) lines. It is also used for preventing excessive perspiration in underarms and hands and to reduce the effects of ageing on the back of hands.

How do anti-wrinkle injections work?

The Botulinum toxin blocks the nerve transmission to the muscles under the skin. Facial lines formed by the dynamic action of underlying muscles then diminish or disappear.

Who is suitable for anti-wrinkle treatment?

It may be suitable for most people apart from those who are pregnant or breast feeding or those who suffer from certain muscle disorders.

Are anti-wrinkle injections painful?

Not really, most people only experience a mild temporary discomfort.

How will I look after the treatment?

There is a slight redness immediately after, which settles within a few hours. Application of ice helps and it is easily covered with makeup.

What can and can’t I do after the treatment?

Within 4 hours of the treatment people are advised not to do vigorous exercise, drink excessive alcohol or lie down flat. Otherwise life can carry on as normal.

When will I notice a difference?

It starts to work in about 3-5 days. The greatest effect is seen after about 1-2 weeks.

How long will anti-wrinkle treatment last?

3-6 months depending on each individual’s own response. Repeat treatments have been shown to last longer.

Does it leave my face numb?

No. There is no sensation change to your skin.

What are the side-effects?

It is a very safe treatment. However, side-effects can occur but are rare. They can include slight bruising at the injection site, slight drooping of the eyelid which would only last for a week or so, and headaches.

Will it ‘freeze my face’ and leave me expressionless?

No, definitely not. Our training enables us to minimize any possible loss of facial expression by injecting specific muscles responsible for the wrinkles.

Schedule Your Appointment

We’d love to speak with you in person about whether anti-wrinkle injections are right for you. To learn more, simply give us a call or contact us online today. We’ll see you soon!

* Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.

Anti-wrinkle Treatment Maroubra NSW | (02) 9344 4433