While they may not be as commonly discussed as other kinds of fillers, cheek dermal fillers are becoming a popular way to help provide more defined cheekbones and a contoured facial structure.

Cheek dermal fillers are a safe and effective method of facial enhancement and are tailored to your individual needs, providing you with a natural yet effective look.

What are Cheek Fillers?

Cheek dermal fillers, also known as cheek augmentation treatment involve injecting temporary hyaluronic acid fillers into the cheekbone area, immediately restoring lost volume and creating a sought-after plumping effect.

Cheek dermal fillers help to boost the volume in the cheekbone area, giving definition to the natural cheekbone structure.

When injected into different parts of the cheeks, the filler can provide a range of different solutions to common facial concerns, including fine lines and wrinkles, under eye shadows, sagging skin or change of facial structure as we age and lose the natural elasticity in our skin.

How Long Does Cheek Filler Last?

In general, most hyaluronic acid fillers can last anywhere from 6 months to 12 months, with follow-up maintenance appointments required after this time should you wish to retain the desired effect.

There are a number of factors that can contribute to the longevity of your dermal cheek fillers. Some of these can include people who smoke or drink heavily, those who do not follow a well-balanced diet or even professional athletes who may have a significantly higher metabolic rate than average.

Dermal cheek fillers can also be dissolved within 48 hours should you be unhappy with your results.

Cheek Filler Cost & Pricing

In the UK, dermal cheek fillers are usually priced depending on how many syringes or ml of filler solution will be required for the treatment, as well as the area that requires treatment. In general, dermal fillers can range anywhere from around £200 to several hundred pounds.

During your initial consultation, you will have an opportunity to discuss your requirements with your treatment specialist who will then discuss pricing options with you.


Dermal cheek fillers have a range of benefits, including:

  • Creating a more youthful look
  • Smoothing fine lines and wrinkles
  • Cheaper alternative to invasive cosmetic surgery
  • Quick recovery
  • Immediate effects
  • Low risk of infection
  • Boosted confidence
  • If the desired look isn’t achieved more filler can be added

Ideal Candidate

Each dermal cheek filler candidate’s requirements are unique, with many candidates suffering from a loss of volume in their cheekbone area or across the sides of their face. Age can play a factor as we tend to lose volume in our faces as we get older, however, genetics can also play a significant factor.


Each dermal cheek filler procedure is carried out by a highly experienced and fully qualified professional in our comfortable and welcoming clinic.


Before the treatment begins, one of our team will conduct a friendly and relaxing consultation with you, checking your facial structure and discussing your main concerns and desired outcome.

Once you are ready to proceed, numbing cream will be applied to the area to reduce any discomfort. Once the cream has taken effect, your dermal filler injection will be prepared with high-quality filler.

During the Treatment

You will remain awake throughout the entire procedure and can be involved throughout should you choose – you’ll be able to see the filler taking shape and the immediate effect on your facial structure.

Once the procedure begins, an injection is slowly inserted into the problem area, depositing filler underneath the skin before being gently massaged into place. The entire treatment generally takes no longer than 20 minutes to complete, and the results are visible straight away.


Due to minimal amounts of skin disruption, dermal cheek fillers rarely cause any major swelling or bruising.

Following your treatment, the filler will need a day or two to fully settle into place and proper aftercare should be followed to avoid any risk or infection. Some of the proper aftercare steps include:

  • Avoiding sleeping on your face or cheeks
  • Avoiding any extreme activities or exercise including lifting heavy objects for 24-48 hours
  • Avoiding makeup or harsh items on the area for 24 hours
  • Avoiding alcohol conception for 24 hours
  • Ice packs can be gently applied to the area to prevent swelling

Types of Fillers for Cheeks

The two most common types of fillers for cheeks are hyaluronic acid and polylactic acid. Each one is highly recommended for use in the cheeks and under-eye area, and both are temporary.

What to Expect After Getting Cheek Filler?

After you have fully recovered from your procedure and the filer has had time to settle in your facial structure, you can expect to see plumper, more full appearance to the cheeks. The face may appear lifted, lines and wrinkles may have reduced or gone completely, and your face will have an improved structure and definition.

Where to Get Cheek Filler Treatment?

At Boutique Dental 23, our welcoming office in Wigan is the perfect environment to get cheek filler treatment. Carried out by expert aestheticians with a wealth of knowledge and experience, you can rest assured you are in the best hands for your dermal cheek filler treatment.

Find out more, or get in touch today to begin your filler journey.


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