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Lip Augmentation

Martin Rice Reviewed by BG on

I recently had lip augmentation done at Meadowbank Dental Practice by Dr Nash Padayachee. During the consultation appointment Dr Padayachee answered all of my questions and assured me of what's involved, it was very professional and I was comfortable in the practice. The procedure itself is quite uncomfortable but because Dr Nash is a dentist, he was able to give me local dental anaesthetic to ease the pain and the whole procedure went nice and easy. The outcome of the treatment is exactly what I hoped for! My lips are fuller and more defined but still look natural! I absolutely love it and recommend to try it if you are thinking about it and are unsure. I already know I will be back in 6 months.

Rating: 4.5
Martin Rice Reviewed by HW on

I felt very confident throughout the assessment, treatment and follow-up process that I was very well cared for by a supreme professional. The procedure was done with a cautious, careful approach so that the results were natural looking and smooth. I did not feel hurried or anxious. The treatment was pain free I am very happy with the results. I am glad that I have found a practitioner that I can trust.

Rating: 4.5

Nashvin Padayachee

Special Interest in Facial Aesthetics
BDS Glasg 2009, MFDS (RCPSG 2013)
GDC No. 177710

Everyone's lips are unique; there are different sizes, shapes, and configurations that depend on the model's size,age, ethnicity, and even eating habits. The lips are one of the face's most prominent and expressive features. They help to visually communicate our emotions, and they have many functions, including helping us to eat and articulate speech.

At Meadowbank Dental Practice we offer Dermal Fillers injections to help patients achieve plumper, well defined lips. We only use temporary dermal fillers so there is no risk of permanent damage.

All treatments are carried out by experienced, surgically trained dentist Dr Nash Padayachee. We pride ourselves in providing high quality, subtle natural treatment, tailored to the needs and desires of each patient.

Currently we us Juvederm dermal fillers, which have lots of documented studies that support its safety. We keep up to strict standards of cross infection and continuing professional education. We are also members of SaveFace, a documented register for providers of facial aesthetics supported by the government and Care Quality Commission.

The dermal filler injections can be used to:

  • Add volume

    Even if you don't have small lips to start with but want to add more volume to achieve more sensual lips. In our practice we would always make sure to achieve well defined, natural and healthy looking lips that harmonize with your face and improving overall looks, without creating a pout with excess volume.

  • Balance uneven or asymmetrical shape of lips

    If you are unhappy with the symmetry of the lips we can use fillers to increase in natural fullness or a balancing of the lips.

  • Create a more youthful appearance

    As we get older our lips start to loose volume, get thinner, develop a down turning corners and lines around the lips. Filler injections will help to restore more youthful appearance.Just a small amount of dermal filler is often all that's needed Dermal fillers can provide volume in the lips, but can also be used for the vermillion border and smile lines.

  • Add moisture

    If you have chronically dry lips, having an injection is like a deep-hydrating treat. That's because lip fillers, are made from hyaluronic acid, a substance that is naturally occurring in the body and that helps to keep skin hydrated.It binds to the collagen in the area it is injected in and absorbs up to 1000 times its weight in water- as well as volumising, it also hydrates, giving you a more youthful look.By injecting hyaluronic acid in the lips, you boost skin's ability to hydrate itself.


You will notice the results instantly, however there may be some swelling form the injection that can alter the effects. It can last for about a week and the lips can look uneven during this time.

They can usually last between 6-8 months, but this can vary for different patients.

They can be slightly uncomfortable depending on the area that is treated. Some dermal fillers also contain a local anaesthetic to minimize any discomfort. Before your treatment you will hae a topical anaesthetic cream applied to the area to be treated. As dental professionals we are also able to give a local anaesthetic dental block to numb the nerves prior to treatment to get rid of any potential discomfort

Following a consultation appointment, we can schedule an appointment at your convenience. The treatment can take up to 45 minutes which includes time for the anaesthetic cream to work.

Apart from initial swelling and redness from the injection there are less common risks of the treatment. If you suffer from coldsores then there is a high chance of an outbreak, but with antiherpes medication, this can be minimized. A risk of allergic reaction is very rare. We keep to strict cross infection protocols to minimize any chance of developing an infection.

You can expect some slight redness, swelling, tenderness and an itching sensation in the treated area. This is a result of the injection. The inconvenience is temporary and generally disappears in a few days.Apply an ice pack- this can help reduce any initial swelling

Start from £160

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Sign of Safe non surgical with psa long We have been independently assessed against a robust set of standards in order to be certified as Save Face Accredited.

Save Face is a Professional Standards Authority accredited register and is recognised by the Government, The Department of Health and signposted on NHS Choices as a safe way to connect with a reputable practitioner.

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We have been independently assessed against a robust set of standards in order to be certified as Save Face Accredited.

Save Face is a Professional Standards Authority accredited register and is recognised by the Government, The Department of Health and NHS England

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  • Is who they say they are
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  • The training they have received is appropriate
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Patient Testimonials
  • Martin Rice Reviewed by on I am so thankful that I was given the recommendation to Meadowbank Dental Practice and I hope I can pass on that recommendation to others.
    Rating: 4.5
  • Martin Rice Reviewed by on With their skills they have achieved fantastic results and it has meant that I can feel confident and able to show my smile.
    Rating: 4.5
  • Martin Rice Reviewed by on The care and kindness shown to me both before and after treatment has been amazing.
    Rating: 4.5
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