Do you suffer from deep-seated smile lines or vertical lip lines? If so, or if you are dissatisfied with your lip volume, dermal filler treatment at your Marco Island, Florida dentist might be the solution. The Juvederm line of dermal fillers are comprised in part of hyaluronic acid, a substance naturally produced by the body. One’s natural hyaluronic acid can be depleted over time due to sun damage, age, or genetic factors. Hyaluronic acid in Juvederm and works by attracting and absorbing water which adds volume to the skin. When Island Tower Dentistry’s Dr. Jonathan Van Dyke or Dr. Brian Garcia add dermal fillers to your cosmetic dentistry, your smoother, youthful looking skin will enhance the brightness of your smile.
Juvederm treatments at Island Tower Dentistry can be customized to meet your aesthetic needs and specifications. Based on patient consultation and facial assessment, Dr. Van Dyke or Dr. Garcia precisely injects the filler just below the wrinkles and in areas where there is a noticeable loss of volume in the face. The dermal filler helps fill in the wrinkles and lines, and promotes ongoing moisture absorption and retention, to give you a significantly younger and refreshed appearance.
The effectiveness of Juvederm injections can last for up to a year. Speak to Dr. Van Dyke or Dr. Garcia about return visits, or about conveniently scheduling Juvederm treatments as part of your routine checkup regimen. You may also want to consider combining your Juvederm treatment with Botox, as the combination treatment provides even more noticeable aesthetic results. To learn more about our use of dermal fillers and muscle relaxants, or other elements of our cosmetic dentistry services, contact Island Tower Dentistry in Marco Island at 239-394-1004 for a consultation today!
Dermal fillers are injections made of various substances, such as hyaluronic acid, collagen, or calcium hydroxylapatite, that are used to smooth out wrinkles, add volume to lips and cheeks, and enhance facial contours.
Anyone who wants to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles or add volume to specific areas of the face, such as the lips or cheeks, may be a good candidate for dermal fillers. It is important to discuss your medical history and any medications you are taking with your provider to ensure that dermal fillers are safe for you.
The length of time that dermal fillers last can vary depending on the type of filler used and the area treated. Generally, most dermal fillers last between six months and two years before they begin to break down and are absorbed by the body.
Most people experience only mild discomfort during the dermal filler procedure. However, your provider may apply a topical anesthetic or use a nerve block to numb the area being treated and minimize any discomfort.
As with any medical procedure, there are risks and potential side effects associated with dermal fillers. These can include bruising, swelling, redness, infection, and allergic reactions. However, these side effects are generally mild and resolve on their own within a few days.
The dermal filler procedure typically takes between 15 and 30 minutes, depending on the areas being treated.
You may experience some mild swelling, bruising, or redness at the injection site for a few days after the procedure. Your provider will give you specific aftercare instructions to follow, which may include avoiding certain activities and applying ice to the treated areas.
The cost of dermal fillers varies depending on the type of filler used, the areas being treated, and the provider you choose. You can expect to pay anywhere from a few hundred to several thousand dollars for dermal filler treatment. It is important to discuss the cost with your provider before the procedure to ensure that you are comfortable with the expense.
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