Posts Tagged ‘Botox cosmetic’
How Long Does Botox Last?
Botox is the brand name for botulinum toxin A. This is a neurotoxin derived from Clostridium botulinum. There are currently four different types of botulinum toxin on the market that are FDA-approved for cosmetic facial wrinkles. These include Botox Cosmetic, Xeomin, Dysport, and now Jeuveau. How Does Botox Work? The botulinum toxin works by blocking a…Read More
Top 5 Reasons To Choose Botox
If you are starting to notice the development of fine lines when you look in the mirror, it may be time for a cosmetic update. Not only can wrinkles make you appear older than you are, but they can also affect your self-confidence. Marielaina Perrone DDS understands your esthetic concerns about these wrinkles. We…Read More
Can Botox Help Burning Mouth Syndrome?
Botox And Burning Mouth Syndrome? Burning mouth syndrome is the medical term for a chronic burning in the mouth without an apparent reason. This discomfort or pain may affect the tongue, gums, lips, inside your cheeks, the roof of your mouth (palate), or general areas of your whole mouth. The burning sensation can be…Read More
What Is Juvederm?
Juvederm Dermal Filler Facial Injections Juvederm is a hyaluronic acid based dermal filler. The Juvederm family of products consists of multiple products for different areas of the face. Juvederm dermal fillers facial injections are used to combat the aging process (like facial wrinkles) making you look younger. The different Juvederm dermal filler products are each…Read More
Top Reasons To Choose Botox
Botox cosmetic has become a very popular cosmetic treatment all over the world. Botox injections are the use of a neurotoxin to temporarily prevent a particular muscle from moving. This gives dentists and doctors the ability to remove fine wrinkles and softening of the muscles. Botox can also be used to treat migraines, TMJ disorder,…Read More
What Is Botox Cosmetic?
What Is Botox Cosmetic? Botox cosmetic is a neurotoxin derived from the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. If this toxin sounds familiar you may have heard that it can also cause a serious type of food poisoning called botulism. In medicine with controlled dosing, botox acts by weakening or paralyzing s specific muscle or muscles. They can…Read More
Botox Vs Juvederm
The field of cosmetic surgery has exploded in popularity particularly due to instagram and other social media outlets. Wrinkles and fine lines are an inevitable part of the process of aging. This can potentially ruin our self image and esteem. This is especially true when the signs of aging occur prematurely. For fast results, botox…Read More
Botox For TMJ
Botox cosmetic has been used by plastic surgeons for years for cosmetic reasons. Dentists more recently have been using Botox for similar reasons but also as additional therapies. These therapies can now include therapy for Temperomandibular Joint Disorders (TMJ). Botox can be used to treat tension in the jaws, headaches from bruxism (teeth grinding), and…Read More
Botox As A Pain Reliever?
Botox Botulinum toxin is a neurotoxic protein produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum and related species. It prevents the release of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine from axon endings at the neuromuscular junction and thus causes flaccid paralysis. Infection with the bacterium causes the disease botulism. Living with long-lasting facial pain can be very hard for the…Read More
Dentistry And Botox
BOTOX or Botulinum toxin (BoNT-A), has been used for quite some time as a cosmetic tool in physicians and dentists offices. It can be utilized to make us look and feel younger. Did you know that botox has many other medical uses? It turns out that botox can be used to aid in therapy for many dental, facial pain disorders. It…Read More