Botulinum Toxin or Botox for Bruxism

Botulinum Toxin or Botox for Bruxism

Bruxism is the medical definition of unconsciously clenching the jaw and grinding the teeth. Therefore, it leads to pain in the muscles of the neck, ear, jaw, facial tension and as well as headache.

The medical treatment for Bruxism is very effective, it is done with botulinum toxin or Botox, relaxing the masseter muscle, and on an aesthetic level it has great benefits since the face is stylized, recovering the V shape of the face.

 

Botulinum toxin or Botox is injected into the masseter muscle that is responsible for grinding the teeth, blocking it. The application of botox does not affect speech or chewing.

Frequent questions:

You can go back to your normal life. The first 24 hours you have to avoid exercise and saunas.

The results are seen after 3-7 days. Although the final results will be appreciated after 10-15 days.

The effect lasts approximately between 3 and 6 months, depending on muscle strength.

Treatment is usually done 2 to 3 times a year.

At AVANTwell Medical we use these Botulinum Toxins Vistabel ®, Azzalure®, Bocouture®.

We will apply local topical anesthesia prior to treatment to reduce discomfort.

Yes, they are compatible with other medical-aesthetic treatments.

Yes, it cannot be performed on pregnant or lactating women.

Neither in cases of neomuscular diseases or neurological systemic diseases.

And if you are hypersensitive or allergic to albumin.