Botox Applications

Botox for Aesthetic Purposes

Botox (Botulinum toxin) applications have become most common aesthetic treatment since introduce 1989. Botox applications aim to treat facial wrinkles like crow’s feet, horizontal forehead lines and frown lines. These wrinkles make you look tired, old, angry or unhappy.

During pregnancy and breastfeeding, Botox injections are not recommended however Botox application is not expected to travel far enough through the body to affect a fetus or breastfeeding infant.

Botox for Bruxism (Teeth Grinding) / Masseter Botox

Botox applications also performed for medical purposes such as bruxism (teeth grinding).

Bruxism, more commonly known as teeth grinding, is clenching and grinding of teeth with unconscious contractions of the masseter and temporal muscles during sleep and even while you are awake. It means that most of the people are not aware they are doing it.

The cause of bruxism is not clear, but anxiety, physical stress, sleep disorders, malocclusion, medicine and lifestyle of the patient are the risk factors which are usually linked to teeth grinding. 

Botox injections for masseter and temporal muscles are the current and the most effective way of treating bruxism. The effects of Botox application last from 6 months to 1 year. Patients who received Botox feel less pain just 2 weeks after the application. 

Botox injections also avoids masseter muscle hypertrophy due to bruxism that can revert your shape of face from a square shaped face to a youthful upside down triangle.

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