Common Uses of Botox in Dental Treatment


1-) Bruxism (excessive teeth grinding or jaw clenching) can be minimized with Botox treatments by reducing the force of muscular contraction involvement. These injection can make a useful adjunct therapy to night guard appliances. This will extend the lifespan of the veneer treatment.

2-) Patient with a high lip line can use Botox to help relax lip muscles and achieve lower, more aesthetic smile line.

3-) Temporomandibular Joint Disorder can cause severe pain from hyperactivity of the muscles.Botox will relax these muscles and dental professionals can offer quick and efficient pain relief

Will I fell the injection?

Your dentist will apply a topical numbing agent to the site to minimize discomfort. It is important to note that only a trained medical professional should administer Botox injections.

How long will the Botox last?

Typically, Botox injections will work for five to six months before additional treatments are necessary. The duration of Botox treatment depends on the amount of Botox used and person’s body.

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