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Minimize The Effects of Aging

When you look at your face in the mirror, do you focus on the lines and wrinkles that make you appear older than you actually are? Over time, your facial muscles can become tense and worn-down from creating different expressions and even bad oral habits such as smoking. It can take away from your youthful appearance and cause your self-confidence to decline. Fortunately, Dr. Melissa Warnick offers BOTOX treatment, which can help turn back the clock on aging and help restore your youthful glow.

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Why Choose Warnick & Semder Dentistry For BOTOX?

What is BOTOX Treatment?

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BOTOX treatment near Teays Valley often involves a series of injection to certain overactive facial muscles that result in the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Dr. Warnick dilutes a bacteria called botulinum toxin and injects it in areas of the skin that have bunched-up due to frequent use. The injections help freeze these muscles, allowing them to relax the wrinkles and lines in the skin for a more smooth and youthful appearance. Typically, the treatment takes less than an hour, depending on how many injections you get, and will produce noticeable results in five to 10 days.

Are You a Good Candidate For BOTOX?

If you’re unsure of whether you’re a good candidate for BOTOX treatment, don’t hesitate to contact our office to schedule an appointment with your cosmetic dentist in Teays Valley, Dr. Melissa Warnick. Many of our patients who choose to get BOTOX injections are often looking to fix some of these specific facial flaws:

The Benefits of BOTOX

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BOTOX offers a variety of benefits, including:

The Importance of Seeing a Dentist For BOTOX Treatment

Some patients wonder who would be the best trained professional to receive BOTOX treatment from. Dr. Melissa Warnick, your dentist in Teays Valley, has completed advanced training and education on BOTOX and dermal filler treatments in addition to the years she dedicated to studying how the facial structure works and develops. Simply put, this makes her one of the most qualified people to receive high-quality, beautiful BOTOX results from. Dr. Warnick is also an active member of the American Academy of Facial Esthetics as well, which keeps her up-to-date with the latest education and information related to BOTOX treatment.


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Are you interested in receiving BOTOX injections but have questions that you’d like answered before committing to scheduling an appointment? Our team has answered some of the most common concerns and questions that we receive from our patients below to help you get the information you need. If you don’t see the answers you were looking for, feel free to call our office.

Are BOTOX injections painful?

If you’re worried about receiving BOTOX injections because you’re scared that they might be painful, rest-assured that our team at Warnick & Semder Dentistry will make your process as pain-free as possible! Most patients say that receiving a BOTOX injection feels like a small pinch because we use some of the thinnest needles. Once the BOTOX solution has been administered, the discomfort fades away within minutes.

When can I start getting BOTOX?

There’s no specific age that we recommend that patients receive BOTOX injections, because it really just depends on your preference. We have patients from their mid 20s on up visit our practice for this treatment. Before you move forward with any type of cosmetic treatment, we recommend that you receive a thorough evaluation from our team to feel confident that it’s the right choice for you. Once we discuss the goals you’d like to achieve and any risk factors, we can make a plan to help you enjoy the best results.

Do I need to prepare for BOTOX treatment?

Before you receive any BOTOX injections, we recommend that you avoid consuming alcohol at least a week before your appointment. It’s also important that you stop taking any blood-thinning medications, like Ibuprofen and aspirin. This will reduce the chances that you’ll bruise after your treatment.

Will my BOTOX results look natural?

Yes! Many people are afraid of their results looking unnatural, but BOTOX results are subtle enhancements that make a big difference in your overall appearance. Plus, Dr. Melissa Warnick has additional training in BOTOX and is a member of the American Academy of Facial Esthetics, which means that she has the knowledge and skills to achieve amazing, ideal results.

How many injections do I need?

The number of injections that you need depends on the results you’d like to achieve and the area that you’re receiving them. During your consultation, we’ll discuss your goals with you and walk you through your unique treatment process. For example, to address crow’s feet, it takes about three injections, and to remove frown lines, you may need five injections.

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