REJUVENATE@Embrace was created to meet the growing demand in cardiff for premium facial aesthetics.
Facial aesthetics are non-surgical ways to soften signs of ageing like wrinkles, sagging and blemishes. They include Botox, lip fillers and chemical peels, which leave you looking fresher in different ways.
Provided these treatments are carried out by a qualified health professional and in a sterile environment they are safe. Recovery times are quick — in most cases you can be back at work the same day.
Although facial aesthetics have become more popular they are still unregulated, so treatment at a premium dental clinic is safer than a high street or home visit beautician. This is because they may not have the same training and cross infection standards.
For many the face is too precious to risk surgery. In 2016 the number of people having cosmetic surgery in the UK dropped by 40%, while interest in non-surgical facelifts doubled (WhatClinic). Research by Mintel found that 43% of Brits would consider facial aesthetics yet just 8% of women considered surgery.
Who will I be treated by?
Sarah qualified as a dentist from Cardiff University in 1988 and has worked in general practice for 30 years. Sarah has always had an interest in facial aesthetics and orthodontics.
In 2013 Sarah completed training in facial aesthetics and orthodontics. This led her to North Cardiff Orthodontic Centre (NCOC) to fulfil the role of an orthodontic therapist. The opening of the facial aesthetics clinic ‘REJUVENATE@embrace’ shortly followed in 2017. Sarah is a member of the Welsh Aesthetic & Cosmetic Society (WACS) and she is a registered Aesthetics Complications Expert (ACE).
In her spare time Sarah enjoys attending Taekwondo lessons with her daughter. They have recently passed their grading and received their yellow belt.
What is Botox?
Botox is a prescription medicine that can be provided where appropriate following a consultation with Sarah. The medicine is administered in small injections at carefully chosen points on your face. It works by relaxing the muscles responsible for movement wrinkles such as frown lines, forehead lines and crow’s feet.
What are dermal fillers and lip fillers?
Lips become thinner and lose their definition with age. The v-shaped area of the upper lip, known as Cupid’s bow . Lip fillers work by injecting volume, usually into the upper rim to define the Cupid’s bow.
The active ingredient is hyaluronic acid, a natural substance found in the body which attracts water. Hyaluronic acid gives the skin elasticity and volume. Dermal fillers can also be injected in the face to add volume to the cheeks and reduce static wrinkles such as nasolabial folds and Marionette lines.
What are skin peels?
Peels exfoliate and help to improve overall complexion, with instant results for most skin types. They can improve damaged skin and enhance texture and tone, and they may be particularly beneficial if you have darker skin which is showing pigmentary changes. Expect instant radiance with tighter, smoother, brighter-looking skin.
Why would a dentist offer facial aesthetics?
Embrace adheres to strict hygiene standards set by the Healthcare Inspectorate Wales. Dentists are well placed to carry out facial aesthetic treatments as they have trained in facial anatomy and facial injections.
you couldn’t be in better hands.