Dermal Fillers & Injectables


Areas of Treating a Smile with Dermal Fillers

Dermal Fillers can be used to revitalize a smile.
These can include:
  • Corners of the Mouth
  • Mouth to correct mild gum tissue loss.

How Do Dermal Fillers Rejuvenate Smiles?

Hyaluronic acid is a key natural part of the skin (extracellular matrix) that helps to (among other things) retain moisture in skin. For example with the natural aging process, if there is less of natural occurring hyaluronic acid skin can start to become less firm or full loosing a once youthful appearance.
 

 

 
Dermal fillers are used to augment this process by helping the skin return to its full self again. In the process smoothing out line and depression and adding volume, where loss has occurred.  In a simplistic sense dermal filler fill in wrinkles and plump the skin back optimal state.

Are Dermal Fillers Safe?

Fillers have been used for decades; however, it was not until the last decade that advances in dermal fillers really started to make strides. Recent studies has shown dermal fillers are very safe. It is important along with dermal fillers to have a thorough history and exam before administration to maximize aesthetics and minimize minor side effects such as swelling, bruising. As in any medical procedure rare side effects can occur, such as infection, lumpiness or skin discoloration.

What Are Dermal Fillers Made of?

Dermal fillers are made of a substance called hyaluronic acid; a natural component of skin.

Where Is It Made?

 The dermal fillers used at Skygate Dental are made in Switzerland. A link is provided below for more information on their product.
 

Will Dermal Fillers Cause Me Pain?

Dermal fillers are generally considered to cause very low level of discomfort at the injection site, which is usually temporary. To try to minimize any discomfort anesthetic is used around the site. Usually 24-48 hours after the procedure there can be some minor swelling and in some cases a bit of tenderness.

How Long do Dermal Fillers Last?

Individual results can very and also depending on the location and the category of filler used; the length of time will very. For the most common fillers; results generally last about 6 months. Over time the natural processes of the body will gradually continue to change and turn over and with time fold and wrinkles will reappear.

How Much Filler Do I Need?

Just a fold and wrinkles can vary from face to face, so to does the amount of filler needed vary per treatment. Its a very individual treatment and depends of the amount of correction needed; as well as the number of areas treated.

When Will I See Results?

You will be able to see the results instantaneously. After placement the area is gently massaged.
 

 

If you have any questions or would like to speak to us, please do not hesitate to call Skygate Dental on 3114 1199 | 0406 579 197.