Botox introduction is a simple, non-invasive procedure that works on refining your skin texture. It temporarily makes your wrinkles smoother and fine line giving you a younger skin look.
The Botox used in dental practices for the following functions:
1- Reducing Gummy Smiles
For the patients who are self-aware about the appearance of the gums in their smile. Botox can fix this problem irreversibly. The procedure includes a quick session of Botox injection in the muscles locates between the nose and the upper lip. This is a non-invasive procedure that doesn’t require surgical intervention or laser treatment. The Botox injection is a muscle relaxant that results in relaxation in this group of muscles. This action prevents the upper lip from moving up too far while you’re smiling. The Botox also reduce chronic gingivitis because this action keeps the gums covered. Results will last for an average of three to four months.
2- Treating TMJ Disorder and headache.
Botox injection can help to relax the muscles in the mouth and jaw. This helps patients with TMJ disorder to feel less pain related to the condition. Because after Botox injection, there is less clenching and jaw pain due to muscle relaxation. This makes patients easily over-come their pain without the need for the unpleasant use of a mouthguard.