Botox enhances your natural beauty, making your face tighter and appear more youthful. Botox is also fast and non-invasive, making it much better than other cosmetic dental procedures, which involve going under the knife.
Results after Botox injections are fast-acting, and you can see noticeable changes within three to four days. Botox is also a long-lasting treatment that can last up to 6 months before you need another injection. Fortunately, it’s also inexpensive, meaning the follow-up injections won’t hurt your pockets.
Anyone above the age of 18 years in reasonably good health is an excellent candidate for Botox. However, the procedure is especially useful for people with wrinkles, crow’s feet, gummy lines, and other fine lines on their faces. You may also need Botox if you have a lazy eye or suffer from frequent migraines and sporadic neck spasms. The dentists will conduct tests to determine whether you’re a suitable candidate for the treatment.
Yes, Botox can treat TMJ by relaxing the tense jaw muscles and alleviating the pain characteristic of TMJ disorders. However, most dentists use Botox as a complementary treatment for TMJ, but the treatment alone can suffice for patients with mild TMJ disorder.