BOTOX treatments can be used both cosmetically and therapeutically in dentistry to help relax muscles in the face and jaw.
BOTOX, or Botulinum Toxin, is a purified protein that has both cosmetic and therapeutic applications. When injected into the facial muscles, it releases neurotoxins, which prevent the muscles from contracting and helps them to relax.
BOTOX is commonly used to reduce or eliminate facial wrinkles. Injections are administered to temporarily relax a patient’s muscles creating a smoother, younger look.
The ability of BOTOX to relax face muscles can also help patients struggling with dental issues, including: