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Facial Aesthetics

Wrinkles in the mid face are often a reflection of what is happening inside our mouth. When our teeth are misaligned, worn or missing, they are unable to support our facial muscles in a desirable way. This loss of support can lead to collapse of the facial tissues resulting in wrinkles. After the treatment of the underlying cause, imperfections may still exist in the surface of our skin. In cases like this, the use of dermal fillers (TEOSYAL) and muscle relaxants (Dysport) have proven useful as supportive treatments.

Facial Rejuvenation / Fillers

Indications

  • Bio-stimulation
  • Restoring Skin Suppleness

Areas of Application

  • Rino modelling
  • Cheekbones
  • Cheeks
  • Eyebags
  • Nasolabial folds
  • Lip profile correction
  • Lip enhancement
  • Wrinkles
  • Neck and necklines

Benefits

  • immediate results
  • Achieve comprehensive facial rejuvenation
  • Restore tissue volume
  • Correction of facial contour
  • Stimulate production of collagen for restoring tonicity and elasticity of the skin

 

How are Hyaluronic Acids Adminstered?

Hyaluronic acid (commonly known as fillers) is injected into the skin defect with a fine needle. In most cases, the improvement is seen immediately but the degree of impact depends largely on the degree of volume loss and depth of wrinkle before treatment.

Muscle Relaxant

Wrinkles aren your style and the “frozen look” either. For adults who want a natural look, Botulinum Toxin Type A have proven to help smooth the appearance of moderate to severe wrinkles in the upper face for adults under 65 years of age.

Type A Botulinum Toxin is a purified protein derived from Clostridium Botulinum bacteria, which acts to reduce muscle activity. It was first used in the 1960s to treat motor disorders and involuntary muscular spasms such as cerebral palsy and furthered developed for cosmetic use.

Christchurch Boutique Dental only pharmaceuticals with proven safety record. Dysport has been available in New Zealand for close to two decades and was the first Type A botulinum toxin to be approved in the country for medical use.

Areas of application

  • Wrinkles in the mid and upper face
  • Blepharospasm
  • Gummy smiles
  • Teeth grinding (bruxism) and clenching
  • TMJ pain

Not suitable if you are:

  • Pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Allergic to cow’s milk protein
  • Have a skin infection at the planned injection site
  • Under 18 years of age
  • Allergic to any botulinum toxin products

How are Type A Botulinum Toxins Administered?

Small doses of are injected into marked sites with ultra fine needles. This allows any possible adverse effects to be minimised and achieve the most natural looking results. We advocate treatment over two appointments. The effects of muscle relaxants will be noticed within a few days and consolidated over the next two weeks. A second appointment is required to review the progress and fine tune areas where required.