Why Choose a Dentist for Facial Aesthetics?

Posted on 30th April 2020

Considering possible treatments to complement our patients’ smiles

Ever wondered why a Dentist would be working in non-surgical facial aesthetics? Well actually Dentists are ideally suited to providing such treatment…

In Depth Anatomy Knowledge

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After all, we have trained at University for 5 years focusing on just the face, never mind the postgraduate training that continues and is ongoing. A Dental university degree we don’t only learn about the teeth, we learn in depth about the related anatomical structures of the face. It is so important to understand the position of the blood vessels, nerves and vital structures to minimise the risk of complications with facial aesthetics treatment.

Gentle Technique

We spend our working lives perfecting the art of comfortable dental injections, and translate this skill to administering comfortable facial aesthetics injections.


Just like other healthcare professionals that patients see on a regular basis, we are in the fortunate position of being able to build trusting relationships with out patients. So it’s a sensible choice for our patients seeking non-surgical facial aesthetic treatment, to visit us when that trust is already there. We are also regulated through our professional body to ensure the highest standards of care.

Facial Aesthetics and Cosmetic Dentistry go Hand in Hand

Examples of treatments where Facial Aesthetics are the perfect compliment to Cosmetic Dentistry include:
1. Subtle lip augmentation (injecting natural amounts of dermal filler to the lip body and border can boost the shape, volume and definition of the lips) to enhance a smile with white, straight teeth.
2. Adding volume to the mid face, especially in patients who have lost some of their back teeth. Replacing lost volume or filling deep lines in the nose to mouth (nasolabial folds) and mouth to chin (marionette) lines with dermal fillers
3. Botox targets dynamic muscles of facial expression. One example of this is to reduce a gummy smile. It weakens the muscles responsible for lifting the lip and results in a gentler and softer upward pull when a patient smiles. The optimum level is to allow all of the teeth to be seen but lessening the amount of gum on show
4. Temporomandibular joint disorders or tooth grinding (bruxism) can be treated with Botox as part of a comprehensive dental treatment plan

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Thank you for reading,

Dr Hannah Wilson BDS PgCertDipConSed MJDF RCS (Eng) 

If you would like to find out how this could help you, please get in touch to arrange your free, no obligation consultation with Dr Hannah Wilson at Infinity Skin Clinic (at Infinity Dental Clinic)


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