What is a Facelift in the Dental Office?

Houston Cosmetic Dentist Serving Sugar Land, The Woodlands, Pearland, & Nearby Areas of Texas

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A surgical facelift targets the middle and lower areas of the face. During facelift surgery, skin is removed, and fat and tissue are repositioned to produce a lifted and more youthful appearance – sometimes reducing apparent age by as much as 10 years. Facelifts in the the dental office, by comparison, are non-surgical and can correct the lower one third of the face.  

Facelift surgery is largely considered safe, but it is a surgical procedure and comes with risks such as excessive bleeding, infection, and irregular wound healing. What’s more, a surgical procedure will require a recovery period during which your activities will be limited, and discomfort is to be expected. Even worse, bruising and swelling can obscure results for several months and, even after healing is complete, incisions will need to be protected from the sun and daily care may become significantly more complex.

There is a dental alternative to facelift surgery that doesn’t require incisions or an extended recovery period. Nor does it come with risks like excessive bleeding or poor wound healing. In fact, face lift performed by a dentist can produce a fuller, symmetrical, and more youthful appearance without any skin removal or the forceful manipulation of facial muscles as well as correct the lower 1/3 of the face.

Less invasive and extreme, the changes brought about by nonsurgical facelift alternatives are natural-looking and complementary to surrounding features. If you are interested in learning more, call our Houston office and schedule a consultation with Dr. Konig today.

Non Surgical Face Lift with Dentistry

What Problems Can a Nonsurgical Face Lift from a Dentist Correct?

Nonsurgical facelift dental services focus on restoring the smile to correct areas that may have become sunken or hollowed due to trauma, uncorrected bite issues, missing teeth, and neuromuscular problems such as TMJ, or even from orthodointic care in which teeth were extracted teeth or left a sunken face.  Left untreated, these and similar dental problems can combine to make the face appear more aged and withered.

Addressing the tooth and jaw causes of facial aging through dental services can restore fullness. During your initial consultation, Dr. Konig can discuss this in more detail to help you understand which areas of your face may be most enhanced through various restorative, cosmetic, and neuromuscular services.

Face Lift through dentistry can address issues such as:

  • Chin recession
  • Loose and hanging skin around the lips and chin
  • Jowls and “turkey neck”
  • Sunken lips
  • Hollow cheeks

If you are struggling with any of these aesthetic issues, it may be time to talk to Dr. Konig about your nonsurgical face lift options. During this meeting, he can assess your teeth and jaw, answer any questions about using dentistry for facial rejuvenation that you may have, and help you decide which nonsurgical face lift dental services are right for you.

Dr. Konig is a highly respected, award-winning and trusted dentist with decades of experience helping men and women in the Houston area achieve optimal oral health and beauty. A Fellow in both the Academy of General Dentistry and the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, Dr. Konig’s dedication to patient safety and satisfaction is evident in all that he does. When it comes to nonsurgical facial rejuvenation services, Dr. Konig draws on his multidisciplinary training and experience to produce results that look and feel natural while restoring a soft, youthful, and more appealing look to the entire face.

To schedule a consultation at our Houston office, please call 713-425-1302 today. Dr. Konig provides personalized nonsurgical facelift services to individuals living in The Woodlands, Conroe, Katy, Sugar Land, and all surrounding areas of Texas.