Redefined Robert Graffeo, DDS
Over the years, the events and experiences in your life leave a mark not only in your mind and on your heart but also your face. Every laugh, smile, frown, surprise, or moment of anger can accumulate and result in fine lines and wrinkles. While you certainly don’t regret all those times in your life, you may find that you’d prefer they not exist so visibly on your face. Fortunately, a cosmetic dentist in Hoboken, Dr. Graffeo, can use Botox or Juvéderm to create a more youthful appearance, giving you the confidence you need to feel good about the way you look. Contact us today to schedule an appointment and learn more about how Botox or Juvéderm can help you.
Clinically known as “botulinum toxin,” it is derived from the bacterium, Clostridium botulinum. We know it simply as Botox, and it has the unique ability to temporarily freeze facial muscles to prevent contraction and the formation of fine lines and wrinkles when you smile, laugh, cry, become angry, or show surprise.
During your consultation with Dr. Graffeo, he will discuss your goals and what you hope to accomplish with Botox treatment. Evaluating the lines and wrinkles on your face, he will determine how many injections you will need to achieve the kind of results your desire.
Depending on how many areas must be treated, you can expect each injection to take roughly 10 minutes to complete. Within a few days, you will begin to notice the effects of your treatment, which can last anywhere from 3-6 months.
When it comes to receiving Botox in Hoboken, you will find it to be most successful in treating:
While most patients tend to be older before receiving Botox, it is possible for individuals who are in their late 20s to begin this type of treatment. However, if you are pregnant, have certain skin disorders or scarring, or have neuromuscular diseases, it is best not to move forward with Botox.
You will find that by choosing to receive Botox, you will enjoy more than just the aesthetic benefits it can provide. You will also find that it is:
It may seem odd to receive Botox from a dentist, but the truth is that professionals like Dr. Graffeo are trained, skilled, and equipped to perform various restorative and cosmetic procedures that occur throughout the facial structure. His knowledge of these particular areas of the face as well as his ability to administer anesthesia before a procedure makes him qualified to perform such treatments.
Also, seeing your dentist for Botox is a great way to save time. Not only can you undergo a regular dental checkup and cleaning, but you can also boost your appearance with a quick Botox treatment all in one visit!
While Botox is a great way to reduce fine lines and wrinkles, you and Dr. Graffeo may decide that Juvéderm is better suited for your needs. Made of hyaluronic acid, it is safe to use and effective if you have deep scars or wrinkles that hinder how you feel about your appearance. This unique filler can plump various areas of your face and provide a more voluminous look for 12-18 months!
When meeting with Dr. Graffeo, he will determine which areas of your face need to receive injections, which can take as little as 15 minutes or as long as an hour depending on how many areas much be treated. By smoothing out the lines, wrinkles, and scars, you will enjoy a more youthful aesthetic with just one appointment.