When you look in the mirror, are you noticing more wrinkles and fine lines around your brows, eyelids, and other areas on your face?
BOTOX Cosmetic can be used to reduce the appearance of these wrinkles and give your skin a smoother, more youthful look.
Oral surgeon Dustin Hopkin can expertly apply BOTOX in his Salt Lake City, UT, office to reduce wrinkles and boost your confidence.
What Is BOTOX?
A Safe, Injectable Form
of Botulinum Toxin
Botulinum toxin is a neurotoxin. After it is sterilized and diluted, it is completely safe for cosmetic and medical use. Dr. Hopkin injects the botulinum toxin into specific areas to block nerve signals, which relaxes the muscles that cause wrinkles around the eyes, mouth, and jaw.
Common Areas Treated With BOTOX Cosmetic
Why BOTOX Treatment IS POPULAR FOR REDUCING WRINKLES
Once BOTOX causes muscles to relax, you will see results in as soon as a few days to a couple of weeks. The results can last up to six months before another session needs to be scheduled with Dr. Hopkin.
Short Appointment Time
Depending on your goals, your BOTOX appointment could last around 10 minutes. You could pop in during your lunch break, get treated, and still eat lunch before going back to work.
No Recovery Period
Since this is not a surgical procedure, you can return to normal non-strenuous activities as soon as your appointment is done.
Few Side Effects
Minor side effects like soreness or redness at the injection sites may occur but should vanish in a day or two.
Don't Let Frown Lines Get You Down!
Get BOTOX From a Board-Certified Professional
Dr. Hopkin is a board-certified oral surgeon who can expertly place your BOTOX Cosmetic injections to get you the best results. He takes the time to get to know each of his patients and learn your goals and expectations so he can create a treatment plan that best suits your needs. He takes pride in his Salt Lake City, UT, office being more like a medical spa, offering a warm and inviting atmosphere so every patient feels at ease as soon as they step through the door. If you are tired of looking older than you feel, give our office a call today to request a consultation.
Why the Salt Lake City Area Chooses Us For Their BOTOX Cosmetic Injections
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Am I a Good Candidate For BOTOX Cosmetic?
Most people who suffer from fine lines and wrinkles around their eyes, mouth, forehead, and jaw are good candidates for BOTOX Cosmetic; however, some factors do affect your candidacy, such as:
While you will see the results of BOTOX Cosmetic almost immediately, it is important to keep in mind that it is not permanent, and you will need ongoing re-treatment to maintain your results. Likewise, if the wrinkles are too severe, BOTOX Cosmetic may not be enough to achieve your desired results. Talking with your doctor before BOTOX treatment is the best way to ensure your expectations are aligned with what BOTOX can provide.
Your skin must be healthy around the injection site. If you are fighting an infection, or if you have a cut or bruising around your face, your doctor will require you to wait until that infection or injury is healed before administering the injections. You should also be in good overall health to undergo this treatment. Patients suffering from any previous nerve damage or muscle conditions may not be good candidates for BOTOX Cosmetic.
During your consultation, your doctor will make sure you are not allergic to any of the ingredients in the injector. If you are allergic to eggs, BOTOX Cosmetic is not a viable treatment option for you as the protein found in eggs is the same protein used in the BOTOX injections. It is important to disclose any allergies to your doctor during your consultation to avoid any complications. Call our office right away if you experience an allergic reaction after treatment.
What to Expect On the Day of Treatment
BOTOX Cosmetic is considered a "lunch break procedure" since you can come in on your lunch break and be back to work immediately after.
The first step is to talk with Dr. Hopkin so he can create a treatment plan that best suits your needs.
Potential Side Effects
Common Side Effects
- Bruising or swelling near the injection sites
- Facial Drooping
- Eyelid drooping
- Crooked brow
When to Call Your Doctor
- Blurred vision
- Difficulty breathing, swallowing, or speaking
- Muscle weakness outside the injection site
- Muscle paralysis outside the injection site
- Loss of bladder control
Any strenuous activity should be avoided for up to 24 hours following your procedure. Exercise increases circulation which can increase your risk for bruising and swelling.
Do Not Touch Your Face
Do not touch, poke, or massage your face up to 24 hours following your BOTOX injections. Touching your face can cause the botulinum toxin to move outside the injection site and compromise the effectiveness of your treatment.
Do Not Lie Down
Try to remain in an upright position for at least four hours immediately following your procedure. Lying down can also cause the toxin to move outside the treatment area.
It is recommended to avoid alcohol for at least 24 hours before and following your BOTOX treatment. Alcohol is a blood thinner, which can increase your chances of bruising and swelling.
When You Look in the Mirror
Fine lines and wrinkles can make us feel older than we are, which can leave us lacking in confidence. Dr. Hopkin expertly uses BOTOX at his state-of-the-art Salt Lake City practice to reduce your wrinkles so you can get your confidence back almost immediately. For more severe cases, Dr. Hopkin also offers JUVÉDERM®, an injectable gel, to fill deep lines and wrinkles throughout the face. Don't waste another minute being unhappy with the way you look. Request an appointment online or call our Salt Lake City, UT, office to schedule your BOTOX Cosmetic consultation.
5-Star Reviews for Dr. Hopkin
Excellent staff and doctor! Got in and out fast, Dr. Hopkin does excellent work. Worth every penny and virtually painless! As fun as it is to need work done, Hopkin Oral made my experience exceptional. For a specialty doctor office i was surprisingly in and out fairly quickly, and excellent work done. Thank you again!View On Google
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BOTOX From a
Board-Certified Oral Surgeon
Our board-certified oral surgeon is specially trained to treat conditions of the face, mouth, and jaw. Dr. Hopkin will personally perform your injections, ensuring the safest and best possible results.
Top Reasons to Choose Dr. Hopkin for BOTOX Treatment
Dr. Hopkin has specialized education and training beyond what non-certified oral surgeons have. Certified surgeons are considered to be at the top of their profession.
Our beautiful Salt Lake City practice is relaxing and inviting, with the feel of a world-class medical spa.
Dr. Hopkin has been providing superior, personalized oral health care to Salt Lake City patients for over a decade.
Friendly and Accommodating
Dr. Hopkin is known for his warm humor and flexible scheduling, including same-day appointments whenever possible.
Affordable Financing Available
To help make BOTOX Cosmetic a fit for your budget, Dr. Hopkin offers affordable financing through CareCredit® and in-house payment plans to make these fees more manageable.
"Would definitely recommend Dr. Hopkin to anyone."
Dr. Hopkin and his staff were very professional. The office was immaculate as well. They clearly explained my options with the procedure and what the process would entail. They also gave me proper expectations regarding insurance coverage. I’m very happy with the entire visit and would definitely recommend Dr. Hopkin to anyone.View On Google
The staff was friendly and answered all my questions. They were able to make me feel more relaxed about the surgery. Dr. Hopkin professional and friendly too. Everything went as scheduled, would recommend to friends.View On Google
Why Should I Receive Injectables at a Dental Practice?
Most patients would expect BOTOX Cosmetic and dermal filler injections to be administered solely at a plastic surgeon's office; however, injectables are becoming more available at dental offices around the country. As an oral surgeon who has undergone the necessary training to administer BOTOX Cosmetic and dermal fillers, Dr. Hopkin is just as qualified as any other medical professional. He is confident he can deliver results that will make his patients happy.
Try JUVÉDERM Fillers Available at Our Utah Office
If you're not a good candidate for botulinum toxin injections like BOTOX Cosmetic and Dysport, ask our oral surgeon about JUVÉDERM injections. Unlike botulinum toxin injections that block nerve signals, this filler adds volume to hollowed areas of the face and smooths wrinkles to rejuvenate your appearance.
JUVÉDERM is mainly made of hyaluronic acid, a water-absorbing molecule that is produced naturally in the body. As we age, our bodies produce less hyaluronic acid, leading to wrinkles, lines, and other signs of aging. Injecting JUVÉDERM filler can smooth fine lines around your eyelids, mouth, and other areas of your face.
Before receiving injections from Dr. Hopkin, be sure to discuss your goals and any serious medical conditions. Fillers are minimally invasive, but a medical condition that inhibits your ability to heal could cause complications.
Interested in Fillers or BOTOX?
Our Salt Lake City, UT, Office Can Help You Achieve Your Goals
Botulinum toxin and dermal fillers have their own unique strengths, and Dr. Dustin Hopkin can explain them all to you during a consultation. You can share your cosmetic concerns and goals with him, and he can determine if you could benefit from treatment. We may even be able to combine BOTOX Cosmetic and JUVÉDERM for more comprehensive results.
Learn more about injectables by requesting a consultation or calling our office serving patients across Northern Utah:
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