How is teeth grinding treatment done?
Clenching is a serious health problem. Over time, it causes breakage in the teeth and problems in the jaw joint. Therefore, it must be treated. In the treatment of clenching, we inject botulinum toxin into the masseter muscle that causes the clenching which is masseter muscle. The masseter muscle is the largest chewing muscle on our face. Especially in people with genetic predisposition, boredom is triggered by stress and clenching teeth. As teething begins, this muscle gets stronger. The stronger the muscle, the more teeth are clenched. In order to break this vicious circle, botulinum toxin is injected into the masseter muscle. Botulinum toxin relaxes the masseter muscle, and because the muscle does not contract, your clenching decreases.
How long do the results of clenching treatment last?
Botulunu toxin treatment takes about 4 months. The reason we say approximate is that the exact time varies with personal factors. This period may be shorter in people who have a lot of muscle strength, do sports and clenched their teeth a lot.
Is it possible to define the oval of the face with masseter botulinum toxin?
Masseter muscle causes facial cornering in very prominent individuals. Masseter botulinum toxin reduces the volume of this muscle, thus making the face thinner. Botulinum toxin is a form of treatment that is used safely both in the treatment of teeth clenching and in clarifying the facial oval.
Can masseter botulinum toxin be used in men?
Masseter botulinum toxin is used safely in both men and women. It only prevents you from external tightening. It does not prevent you from talking, laughing, eating.