Treatment of bruxism with botox: Jaw botox
What is bruxism? What is the place of jaw botox in bruxism treatment?
Bruxism your teeth voluntary as extreme clenching teeth, teeth grinding It is a situation with a watch. People with bruxism when awake or sleep during (bruxism in sleep) they can clench their teeth. Excessive tightening of the teeth is due to overuse of chewing muscles, jaw botox weakens the masseter muscle from these muscles and plays a role in the treatment of bruxism by reducing the amount and strength of tooth clenching.
What are the symptoms and harms of night tooth clenching?
- The person can notice this with increased jaw pain and earache in the morning.
- It can cause the person to have unexplained tension-type headaches.
- Often, the person may not be aware of the situation and his / her spouse who is sleeping together can notice this.
- Erosion in teeth
What is chin botox (Masseter Botox)?
2 or 3 times a year to your masseter muscle botox You can reduce the strength of this muscle and prevent day / night tooth clenching. Tightening and grinding teeth (bruxism) treatment with jaw botox is an FDA-approved, reliable treatment option.
What benefits does Masseter botox provide in bruxism treatment?
By temporarily reducing the strength of the masseter muscle, it loosens the tightening here. There are a total of 4 muscles responsible for chewing:
- temporal muscle
- masseter muscle
- medial pterygoid
- lateral pterygoid
hence not only a decrease in the strength of the masseter muscle creates a deficiency. On the contrary, this weakening benefits bruxism.
Other options for bruxism treatment
- Night plaques (given by dentists)
- Clenching teeth can benefit from muscle relaxants (temporary)
- Bruxism may benefit from antidepressant treatment or psychological support
What are the other effects of chin botox?
After prolonged jaw botox (masseter botox), the fullness of the masseter muscles will decrease due to the continuous tightening of the volume-mass. This volume at the corners of the chin causes the facial structure to appear more square. Therefore, with a thinning on the lower face, the chin shrinks in front of you and the appearance we call V-face appears. It is a preferred appearance especially in women and it can be used for cosmetic purposes without complaining about bruxism or teeth grinding. Masseter Botox for V-face and chin reduction It is applied frequently. The contraction in the lower face is a relative prominence in cheekbones gives rise to its appearance.