Botox has been used to improve facial appearance in the cosmetic industry for many years and has been shown to have beneficial therapeutic effects in addition to removing wrinkles and facial lines. Now, with the advancement of science and technology, it is also frequently used to treat a variety of dental issues.

Due to Botox’s ability to relax the contraction of the muscles, it is can be as a pain reliever for numerous dental procedures that generate tension in the TMJ and surrounding muscles. Botox injections are safe and can improve the effectiveness of a range of other dental treatments, including:

  • Addressing headaches caused by muscle tension in your face, neck, jaw (TMJ issues), or head
  • Preventing consistent grinding and clenching of teeth
  • Address inverted smiles, puckered chins, and lip lines

Botox can yield results in as little as a few days after treatment and has a low risk of complications. To get the best results out of cosmetic Botox, treatments should begin before wrinkles become noticeable. If you’re interested in learning more about Botox treatment, please contact our office.