NOTHING GOES BETTER WITH A GREAT SMILE LIKE GLOWING SKIN.
DON’T JUST LOOK BETTER, FEEL BETTER.
Why Orthodontics & Injectables?
As an orthodontic practice, our doctors are specially trained to diagnose, prevent, and treat several dental and facial irregularities, including neuromuscular and skeletal abnormalities of the developing or mature orofacial structures. This means our doctors are uniquely qualified to properly diagnose and prescribe the appropriate application of orthodontic interventions that include using injectables like Botox. In fact, many states medical boards already officially recognize and support orthodontists offering their patients injectables for both therapeutic and cosmetic applications.
What Is Botox?
The benefits of Botox® go way beyond preventing wrinkles. In fact, Botox has several therapeutic benefits as well. For example, Botox can be used to treat trigger point pain, spasms of the eyelids, neck spasms, migraines, teeth grinding or clenching as well as Bell’s Palsy, to name a few.
By far, Botox® is the most common non-invasive cosmetic treatment with over 6 million Botox® treatments administered each year, according to Medical News Today.
How Does Botox® Work?
Botox® is a highly purified protein manufactured by Allergan that comes in the form of an injectable medication. It works by blocking the signal from the nerves to the muscles, which prevents them from contracting. This causes wrinkles to relax and soften. Beyond the aesthetic applications, Botox® has also been proven useful in treating many medical conditions like the ones listed below.
AESTHETIC BENEFITS OF BOTOX®
Here are some of the many cosmetic uses and benefits of Botox®:
- Reduces fine lines and wrinkles in the forehead, neck and around the mouth
- Gives a refreshed appearance and enhances a beautiful smile
- Lift your lips
THE BENEFITS OF BOTOX®
Currently Botox® is approved for over 20 different medical conditions, including the following therapeutic applications:
- Trigger point pain
- Blepharospasm (spasm of the eyelids)
- Idiopathic rotational cervical dystonia (severe
neck and shoulder muscle spasms)
- Chronic migraine
- Teeth grinding and/or clenching
- Hemifacial spasm
5 BOTOX® MYTHS DEBUNKED.
JAW TENSION. TMJ.
A LITTLE BOTOX CAN FIX THAT RIGHT UP.
Botox® is a great way to treat symptoms from TMJ (temporo-mandibular joint) disorders and pain caused by tension in your jaw as well. When we inject Botox into your facial muscles that are afflicted with soreness and discomfort, the Botox relieves the symptoms from TMJ and jaw tension by relaxing the muscles associated with the pain. The treatment can also eliminate chronic headaches, teeth grinding, and help with minimizing lock jaw.
How Does Botox® Treat Jaw Tension and TMJ Disorder?
Okay, here’s the skinny: on both sides of your head — at the point where the jawbone meets the skull, the temporo- mandibular joint (TMJ) which you use for talking, eating, drinking, and swallowing, can get sore from overuse. If this joint starts hurting, Botox® can help relieve the pain by making your muscles less powerful, which can prevent excessive pressure on the joints from overactive muscles.
WHERE DO I HAVE TO GO TO GET BOTOX® INJECTIONS?
Lucky for you, we can administer Botox® right in our office. And best of all, most of our patients experience noticeable improvement within a few days of their first treatment. And after 2 weeks, many of our patients find complete relief.
If you’re interested in learning more about Botox®, reach out to us today so that we can schedule you an appointment to learn more.