BOTOX® Treatment for TMJ

The BOTOX® alternative treatment for TMJ disorders and jaw tension is usually quick and effective.

Who is a candidate for BOTOX® Jaw Treatment?

BOTOX® is a safe alternative treatment for most people who experience jaw tension or have a TMJ disorder. This treatment helps to alleviate pain from many joint or muscle spasms.

What are the Benefits of BOTOX® Treatment for Jaw Tension?

BOTOX® injections often provide substantial relief while reducing the ability of facial muscles to engage in problematic, excessive grinding.
BOTOX® allows muscles to perform daily activities such as talking, chewing and swallowing. In addition, the treatment can help safeguard dental health, since excessive grinding can result in worn teeth and damaged gums that may require costly treatment.

How long does the TMJ BOTOX® treatment take?

The TMJ BOTOX® treatment is a non-surgical procedure performed in our dental office that takes just a few minutes.

How long do results last?

Most patients experience noticeable improvement within 1-2 days of their first treatment, although relief can take up to a week. Results last 3-4 months.

BOTOX® Treatment for Teeth Grinding

Bruxism is a specific condition in which people grind or clench their teeth, often while sleeping (most do so involuntarily). Grinding or clenching causes the muscle to grow stronger, resulting in headaches, earaches, or facial pain, which worsen over time.

What are the benefits of the BOTOX® Bruxism Treatment?

BOTOX® treatments have been shown to alleviate Bruxism. BOTOX® Bruxism treatment works by relaxing the jaw muscle sufficiently to reduce grinding symptoms while maintaining normal jaw and teeth action.

How long does the BOTOX® Bruxism treatment take?

BOTOX® treatment of teeth grinding is painless and quick (5 minutes). Results from BOTOX® treatment of bruxism start two to three days after injection and last for about 4 months.