Botox in dentistry is capable of doing a lot of good. In dentistry, Botox is most often used to fix facial aesthetics. It applies a minimally invasive approach to treat high lip lines for people who have problems adjusting to new dentures, as well as lip augmentation. Botox can be safely used in these procedures to make the patients feel more comfortable with their bodies.
Botox is a protein that helps to relax the muscles and, most often, it is utilized to reduce the wrinkles in the skin. It’s obtained from a bacterium, clostridium botulinum, that exists in different natural substances. In Botox treatment, a small dose is injected whose effects last only temporarily. Regular doses of Botox should be taken to maintain and preserve the intended effect. For long-term results, only surgery is the solution.
Dentists use Botox to assist patients in the following ways:
Botox is becoming an excellent tool for specific dental treatments, and the procedure for the treatments is minimally invasive. Botox is highly effective in controlling muscle-generated dental diseases like bruxism, clenching, masseter hypertrophy, and temporomandibular joint disorders. It also treats functional or aesthetic dental conditions like high lip lines, nasolabial folds, radial lip lines, and black triangles between teeth.
A straightforward technique is engaged for Botox cosmetic treatment. In the Botox procedure, the Botox neurotoxins are released, preventing the facial muscles from contracting. Botox attaches itself to the nerve endings when injected into the facial muscles, thus blocking the release of neurotransmitters to the central nervous system. Botox helps relax the muscles of the face. This gives patients a more cosmetically youthful appearance. In addition, it is also used to relieve painful dental conditions.
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Phone: (317) 885-6400
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