What is Botox in Dentistry?
In medicine and Dentistry Botox (Dental Botox), which is used for treatment and cosmetic purposes in various situations, blocks muscle contraction for a certain period of time. Its effect lasts up to 6 months and is reversible. So botox could be applied twice a year. It also has a pain relieving effect, especially for patients with joint disorders.
Usage Areas in Dentistry:
- Jaw-facial pain due to excessive contraction of the chewing muscles,
- Teeth grinding or jaw clenching (Bruxism),
- Gummy smile (excessive gums when laughing),
- Estetic face correction,
- Wrinkles Correction.