Long in the tooth? Try an anti-ageing jab in your gums: How dermal fillers can eliminate the 'black triangle' problem adding years to your smile - but is it worth the risk?
Anti-wrinkle jabs are used by millions of women in an effort to restore youthful plumpness and volume to the face.
But now enterprising cosmetic dentists are offering dermal fillers to patients who want a younger-looking smile – by injecting the gel-like substance into their gums.
The bizarre-sounding treatment, costing from £300, targets the common problem of unsightly ‘black triangles’ – gaps between the base of the teeth caused by age-related receding gums.
These gaps can grow to up to half a centimetre wide and leave the mouth vulnerable to bacteria build-up from food that gets stuck... read more
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