Botox®

 

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General info

 

The most common benefit of Dentox (Botox for Dentistry is the reduction in the number of clenching events and their intensity. This will reduce their intensity. Also reducing the destruction of your teeth, jaw joint and gums and will also lessen the discomfort and pain in your fact, teeth, jaw joint and chewing muscles. Other benefits include the elimination of tension headaches and migraines. Botox may also be used to relax muscles that prevent the mouth from opening. To prevent the gums from showing too much when smiling we can treat and relax the upper lip. Excessive and uncontrolled salivary flow can also be reduced. The smoothing of lines between the brows and in the forehead is a beneficial side-effect when treatments are in these areas.

What can I expect afterwards?

 

Muscle tenderness will start to disappear almost immediately. Pain and wrinkles begin to disappear within 24-48 hours after the injections, and the patient may continue to see the wrinkles diminish up to one week after the procedure. Salivary flow may be reduced after 3-4 days (only when treated specifically for this). There may be mild temporary bruising, numbness or redness around the injection sites. A small number of patients reported no noticeable difference in the reduction of their wrinkles.

 
How does it affect salivary flow?

Salivary flow usually is reduced when injected directly into the salivary glands. You will notice a reduction in 4-7 days. The maximum effect will occur in 3 weeks after your treatment. The effects will diminish after 3-4 months.

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What is recovery like?

 

Because the procedure is non-surgical and non-invasive, it is highly likely that the patient can return to normal activities immediately. However, to avoid spreading the toxin in other muscles, patients should not rub or massage the area injected and remain upright for many hours. Physical activity should also be limited for a time.

 
How does it affect salivary flow?

Salivary flow usually is reduced when injected directly into the salivary glands. You will notice a reduction in 4-7 days. The maximum effect will occur in 3 weeks after your treatment. The effects will diminish after 3-4 months.

2010 - present