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From Toxin to Treatment: The History of Botox

August 18, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — belldentalky @ 7:05 pm
A young-looking woman surrounded by her older face in mirrors

On the quest to turn back the hands of time and maintain a youthful appearance, few treatments have gained as much popularity as Botox. Yet, behind its now-famed status in the world of cosmetic enhancements lies a surprising history.

Read on to take a journey through time into the intriguing origins and evolution of Botox, a brand that has become synonymous with ageless beauty for millions of people worldwide.


Can BOTOX Fix Facial Scars?

July 17, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — belldentalky @ 6:32 pm
View of woman's face with eyes closed while white gloved hands inject BOTOX

You may already have heard of BOTOX in conversations about plastic surgery because it is often used to reduce fine lines and wrinkles. It can have many other uses, too. For example, have you undergone surgery or endured an accident that has left you with facial scars? These marks often leave people feeling frustrated or self-conscious. Fortunately, in some cases BOTOX can help! Keep reading to learn the novel new ways BOTOX is being used to address concerns above and beyond crow’s feet and laugh lines.


Can Your Dental Insurance Help Pay for Dental Implants?

June 14, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — belldentalky @ 12:54 pm
The words “Dental Insurance” being underlined with marker

Dental insurance can go a long way toward making a variety of procedures more affordable. So if you plan on having dental implants placed, your natural thought will be to use your insurance plan to help pay for the treatment. But are implants covered by dental insurance? The question is simple, but there’s a bit more to the answer than you might think.


Recovering from All-on-4 Surgery: What Can You Expect?

May 5, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — belldentalky @ 6:34 pm
Woman relaxing at home after All-on-4 surgery

All-on-4 dental implants are an efficient, cost-effective way to reverse extensive tooth loss. However, the treatment does involve a surgical procedure; you will have to go through a healing period before you can start to fully enjoy the benefits of your new smile. What can you expect while you are recovering from All-on-4 surgery? This blog post offers a look at the postoperative experience.


Do Dermal Fillers Produce Natural-Looking Results?

April 21, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — belldentalky @ 7:55 pm

Woman receiving dermal fillerYour face can show the passing of time as wrinkles, creases, and fine lines appear. You don’t have to worry about undergoing surgery to turn back the clock. Dermal fillers are an effective, non-invasive solution to take years off your appearance, but will your results look natural? Yes! You don’t have to worry about your face looking overdone. Here’s what you can expect when choosing dermal fillers to help defy the signs of aging.


Why Are So Many Men Getting Botox?

April 8, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — belldentalky @ 11:35 pm
close up of a man getting a botox injection

If you’ve walked through any store or supermarket, you’ve probably noticed that there’s been an upsurge in hygiene products being marketed specifically toward men. This has long been the case for shampoo and shaving products, but even other aspects of the beauty industry have found a male market that they’d previously neglected.

One of the most interesting examples is Botox, which has recently become increasingly popular among men. If you want to know why, and how so-called “Brotox” could help you, here’s some information you might find useful.


Are Dental Implants Safe?

March 2, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — belldentalky @ 11:13 pm

Dental implant for lower toothYou have more options than ever to replace missing teeth, like dental implants. While they may seem like a new treatment because of their recent popularity, they are supported by decades of success. 500,000 people every year are choosing dental implants, but are they safe? Yes! Most patients with good oral and general health can benefit from the most reliable solution to treat tooth loss. 


The Side Effects of Getting BOTOX Treatment

February 4, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — belldentalky @ 9:41 pm
a patient smiling after receiving BOTOX treatment

These days, a first impression can go a long way, and a beautiful and bright smile can undoubtedly lend itself to ensuring that all of your social interactions are positive and rewarding! One notable way to enhance your smile and accompanying facial features is BOTOX treatment. If you’ve heard of BOTOX, you likely know what it involves—but are there any side effects that you should be concerned about? Here’s what you need to know going into the treatment, along with why the benefits of BOTOX are ultimately worth it.


Am I Too Old to Receive BOTOX?

February 3, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — belldentalky @ 7:44 pm
a patient smiling after receiving BOTOX

If you’re familiar with BOTOX, you might’ve heard all about the wonderful things it can do for your face’s appearance; fewer wrinkles and a wider, brighter smile are just a few of the many benefits it can offer. But if you’re on the fence about receiving BOTOX, something that might be holding you back are concerns about your age—could you have passed the age threshold for being able to benefit from BOTOX? Not necessarily! Here’s more from your dentist about BOTOX treatment and how it can still benefit you as you grow older.


Lifespan of Dental Implants: How Long Do They Last?

December 14, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — belldentalky @ 1:53 pm
dentist answering questions about dental implants lifespan

Has a recent accident or an oral health issue left you with one or more gaps in your grin? Though there is a range of tooth replacement options that can fill in your beam, dental implants are one of the most popular. These titanium screws are the only option that replaces both the roots and the crown of the tooth. They are incredibly lifelike and give patients a gorgeous, healthy smile that they are sure to love. If you’re considering this tooth replacement option, you may be wondering how long it lasts. Read on to learn about the lifespan of dental implants as well as what you can do to extend it as much as possible.

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