Aging has a complex impact on your face and skin, and there’s no one procedure that can address all the aspects of it. Dentists add a vital perspective to plastic surgeons and dermatologists, but dermatologists and plastic surgeons have their own insights. Even with The Denture Fountain of Youth® age may have left other signs on your face that you want to get rid of.
The Denture Fountain of Youth® can help you get rid of some hanging skin and jowls by restoring lost volume in the mouth, but if your skin changes have caused stretching and inelastic skin, you might need extra help getting rid of your turkey wattle or jowls.
Skin tightening is a nonsurgical way to help you look younger and more vibrant.
Skin tightening typically causes an injury to the skin that triggers healing so the skin produces more collagen that helps tighten the skin. Injury can be caused by:
In Fraxel, the laser creates tiny treatment columns in the skin. It can be successful at treating many types of problems in addition to causing skin tightening, such as discoloration and fine wrinkles.
Chemical Skin Treatments
Fine wrinkles, age spots, and a thin, crepe-like skin are all common results of changes in the skin. Sometimes skin tightening will address them, but other times you want a more targeted treatment, such as a chemical peel. Chemical peels can be very mild, such as facials, or deep peels. The deeper the peel, the better the possible results, but also the greater the risk.
Chemical skin treatments work by removing older skin and stimulating your body to produce newer, fresher skin that has a more youthful appearance.
BOTOX ® Cosmetic
BOTOX ® Cosmetic is a targeted treatment for certain wrinkles and facial folds. These wrinkles and folds are caused when your facial muscles get in the habit of staying contracted. If you look in the mirror, you can identify these wrinkles easily. Make an angry face, then relax. You’ll notice that some of the wrinkles relax and some don’t. The same is true of smiling.
The most common places where BOTOX ® Cosmetic is used is for horizontal lines in the forehead, vertical lines between the brows, and crow’s feet.
During your consultation, we will talk about the facial rejuvenation you can expect from your new dentures.