Dental Botox® Thunder Bay
- Botox® for Bruxism (TMJ/TMD)
- Botox® for Frown Lines
- Botox® for Forehead Wrinkles
- Botox® for Crows Feet
Our Thunder Bay dentist will start with an assessment and careful evaluation of your facial muscles and smile characteristics, prior to any injections. If you are looking for Botox® for cosmetic options, he will discuss your goals and expectations so he can develop a personal treatment just for you!
WHAT IS BOTOX® AND HOW IS IT APPLIED?
Botox® is a brand name that contains a toxin called onobotulinumtoxinA, which is a naturally purified protein that is completely safe and effective. It is used to temporarily prevent a muscle from moving. It is injected in very specific areas to correct cosmetic imperfections, such as fine lines and wrinkles as well as used therapeutically to treat Dental Issues such as TMD/TMJ Bruxism.
When Botox® is injected, just a tiny amount relaxes the overworked muscles that cause wrinkles, lines, and can even relax the spastic muscles that cause jaw pain.
The injection technique itself is nothing like injections used for dental freezing. The dentist will use a tiny needle that even anxious patients who suffer needle phobias are amazed at how comfortable and simple the procedure is. The injections only take a few minutes, and results can usually be seen in just a few days. Typically, injections need to be repeated every three to four months to maintain effectiveness in order to stop the lines, wrinkles, and muscle spasms returning.
The procedure is so simple; you should be able to return to normal activity immediately after your appointment!
BOTOX® FOR COSMETIC TREATMENTS
You may be surprised to learn that your dentist is not just a dentist anymore! Dentists are now licensed to provide Botox® Cosmetic procedures to their patients. Who would understand the delicate structures of the face, your smile, and appearance better than a dentist! Since dentists understand the relationship between bone structure, facial muscles, facial nerves, and tissues as well as the skin of the face, they are in a unique situation to provide you with this cosmetic care.
Our dentist is licensed to provide Botox® Cosmetic to treat Facial Wrinkles, Crow’s Feet, Forehead Lines and Vertical Forehead Lines. When Botox® is used on these facial areas, you will see a noticeable reduction of within 24 to 48 hours of your treatment. When Botox® is applied, your facial muscles relax such that they no longer tug on the skin, creating wrinkles. This way, you experience a smoothing of the skin, thus taking years off your appearance.
The good news is that these treatments last up to four months; the injections are quick, efficient, and painless, allowing you to have natural looking results that are easy to maintain with periodic touch-ups!
DENTAL BOTOX® FOR BRUXISM (TMJ/TMD)
Did you know that before Botox® ever was used for Cosmetic procedures, it was used to provide relief for those suffering from spastic or clenched muscles in the face? Botox® has been used for many years to relax these facial muscles in order to relieve TMD/TMJ Bruxism issues as well as chronic migraines and headaches.
If you are suffering from Jaw Pain, instead of painful surgery or other Bruxism treatments, Dental Botox® treatments might be a good solution for you to relieve your soreness and discomfort. Since the TMJ (temporomandibular joint) is located on both sides of your head at the point where the jawbone meets the skull, relieving the muscular tension in these muscles can provide the relief you require.
So, if you are having difficulty talking, eating, swallowing or suffer from excessive teeth grinding, suffer tension headaches or suffer sharp jaw pains? Botox® has been proven to be an effective treatment to provide patients with relief.
HOW MUCH DOES BOTOX® COST?
Botox® injections vary depending on how many units of Botox® are required for your specific treatment needs. Multiple treatment areas will cost more than a single Botox® injection because of the increased number of units required. When you come to your complimentary consultation, we will provide you with a cost estimate for your particular treatment requirements.
REQUEST YOUR BOTOX® CONSULTATION TODAY!
At our Thunder Bay dental clinic, we want you to take advantage of our Thunder Bay Botox® services as we want you to either leave feeling more confident about your appearance or we have relieved your Bruxism pain. That is why we offer a complimentary meet and greet appointment with one of our qualified Thunder Bay dentists so you can discuss your particular needs with him. We invite you to make your consultation appointment today!