Botox is safe and has FDA approval for the use in TMJ problems and esthetic improvements It is made of botulinum toxin type A which is safe to inject and can address muscle contractions. When administered by a dental professional in Smile Dental Care patients will reduce their risk of problems occurring due to use and practically eliminate the possibility of side effects.
Why Choose a Dentist for Botox and Dermal Filler Treatments
Dentists are especially adept at treating these conditions with Botox due to their extensive training and knowledge in oral muscles. In fact, dentists perform more injections in the oral and maxillofacial areas than any other medical practitioner. By visiting a dentist for these procedures, you know they have the knowledge to ensure the proper injection sites for maximum relief.
Botox can be used for:
- TMJ/TMD treatments (facial pain)
- ESTHETIC purposes (remove smile lines and chin lines)
Countless people experience facial pain, awaken with tired facial muscles as if they had talked for hours, have chronic headaches, neck pain, vertigo, and migraines. They have turned to multiple treatments without success, leading them to accept this condition and thus compromising their quality of life. These are some of the symptoms related to Temporomandibular disorders (TMD), also known as TMJ disorders. An adept treatment for TMJ disorders and associated jaw tension and pain TMD would be Botox. When injected into facial muscles afflicted with soreness and discomfort, BOTOX@ relieves TMJ and jaw tension for many patients.
Reducing Gummy Smiles with Botox
For those self-conscious about how their gums show when they smile, Botox can offer a change. This procedure is quick and doesn’t require surgery or a laser treatment* Treatment for a gummy smile focuses on a muscle that runs from the side of the nose to the upper lip, The Botox injection relaxes this muscle preventing the upper lip from moving too far when smiling. These injections can also reduce chronic gingivitis because it keeps the gums covered. Results will last about three to four months.
Since approved for treatment, many people have been choosing Botox and dermal fillers to help treat their TMJ, migraines, and gummy smiles.
While a more attractive smile is at the forefront of most dental visits, many patients also want to achieve a more youthful appearance overall. When patients come to Smile Dental Care with concerns about their aging appearance, Smile Dental Care dental team may be able to Patients can now achieve a more youthful look with Botox injections*
Botox can be injected into specific muscles to reduce contractions and therefore smooth out skin and reduce the appearance of wrinkles and folds. Botox is best used on areas of the face including around the eyes for crow’s feet between the eyebrows and on the forehead. These folds can result in a more aged look and many patients feel it takes away from their overall appearance and youthfulness. Since doctors at Smile Dental Care already has years of experience providing injections for dental patients it made sense that it integrates anti-aging services into the practice.
Our team of professionals has years of experience in providing quality restorations, oral health care needs, and now Esthetic injectables. Contact our practice today to book an appointment and integrate Botox injections into your regular bi-annual dental visit.