Botox® can be injected into the muscles to relax and weaken them. Botox® is an excellent treatment for bruxism because it weakens the muscles enough to prevent the grinding, but not enough to interfere with everyday functions like chewing and speaking.
What Is BOTOX®?
BOTOX® is a non surgical treatment that has been FDA approved since 2002 as part of a comprehensive therapeutic treatment plan for the treatment of myogenic TMD condition which includes:
- parafunctional clenching pathology
- painful jaw muscles
- migraine headaches linked to chewing muscles
- limited mouth opening (trismus)
- masseteric hypertrophy
- asymmetric smiles
- angular cheilitis
- gummy smiles
- lip hypertoniciity
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