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Botox: Face Facts...

Updated: Dec 18, 2018


Cosmetic injectable treatment, such as Botox or Dermal Fillers, should only be carried out by an appropriately trained doctor, dentist or registered nurse in a clinical environment.  They should NOT be carried out by a beauty therapist who lacks the necessary clinical background.

The General Medical Council and the General Dental Council both advise against prescribing injectable medication without seeing the patient face to face first.

The beauty market is a rapidly growing market place, and as such, this can often lead to opportunities for bad practice.  Everyone should think about their safety when choosing a practitioner.  Follow this 5 point check list:

  1. Qualifications:  Check the qualification of the Practitioner.

  2. Title:  Don't be taken in by unusual or unrecognisable titles such as "Advanced Aesthetic Practitioner".

  3. Training: Practitioners need training in a variety of areas including how to deal with severe allergic reactions.

  4. Location:  Treatment should be carried out in a clean, safe and clinical environment to avoid infection.  They should NOT be carried out in a home environment or nail bar/tattoo parlour.

  5. Substance:  While Botox is a prescription only medicine, dermal fillers are not currently treated as such in the UK, but we advise strongly against purchasing them online.

What better place therefore to carry out such beauty treatment than in a professional Private Dental Practice, in Petersfield.  Our dentist can deliver beautiful restored teeth: why not let them help you achieve an overall beautiful smile. The face and lips are the structures that frame your teeth, and ignoring them will limit the final overall aesthetic results you have spent so much time acheiving with your teeth.  

Here at College Street Dental Centre, Petersfield, Dr Bita Farzad, who has a special interest in Beauty and Facial treatments such as Botox and Azzalure (Dermal Fillers) sees all her clients for a private, confidential consultation before agreeing and embarking on a treatment plan.

A Dentist deals with the face and neck on a daily basis, and is an expert not only in teeth, but in the function of every muscle in the face.  They give inta-oral injections on a daily basis.  They have also been trained in the oral and maxillofacial areas more than any other healthcare professional, making them surely the provider of choice for your Botox and Dermal Fillers.

Botox is used for the upper face to remove wrinkles of the forehead and above the eyebrows, as well as for the crow's feet around the eyes.

Dermal Fillers are used to smooth out the lines below the nose and around the mouth and chin as well as for making the lips themselves plumper and fuller.

For more information visit our website, or ring 01730 263180 for more confidential information.

For further information or advice contact College Street Dental Centre in Petersfield, Hampshire on 01730 263180


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