Today, orthodontists can do more than just straighten teeth with braces and aligners . With the proper training, they can also treat everything from crow’s feet to teeth grinding with Botox injections. Botox dental treatment is offered to provide TMJ/ Facial Pain and Bruxism (teeth grinding) relief, and it can get your smile looking its best by enhancing the aesthetics of the skin around it.
An orthodontist’s work centers on creating and improving the health and look of beautiful smiles. Orthodontists can offer Botox injections to smooth out smile lines, crow’s feet, and other wrinkles around the face. This kind of treatment at your orthodontist’s office can help improve your confidence and enhance your smile. Botox can also relax your smile into a softer, more pleasant look by helping to turn a downturned smile (frown) into a more pleasing one, and even help reduce the amount of gum display on smile (gummy smile).
Beyond helping you look better, Botox dental treatment can be therapeutic. It has a variety of benefits, including bruxism relief. Bruxism is a grinding of the teeth that can cause compressed nerves, leading to headaches as well as neck, face, and jaw pain. If you suffer from Bruxism, you can find relief in Botox treatments that help relax the muscles that are overfiring when you clench and grind. Botox can also help those who suffer from jaw tension, headaches, and TMJ. Contact your orthodontist to see if you are a good candidate for therapeutic Botox.
You may have assumed that only plastic surgeons or dermatologists can offer Botox. Orthodontists can also go through special training to safely administer Botox injections. With all their training in facial structure, anatomy, and knowledge of nerves and muscles of the head and neck, orthodontists have great background knowledge for administering Botox, whether for aesthetic or pain-relief purposes.
Are you interested in looking great and living with less pain and discomfort? Learn more about the benefits of Botox in orthodontic care.