BOTOX in South Burlington may be a treatment that you haven’t considered before, because not all dental offices offer it. However, our team at Green Mountain Dental regularly provides this service alongside other cosmetic and restorative treatments that we offer to help enhance the overall appearance of patients’ smiles. With a few small injections, we’re able to minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles on the face, reduce jaw pain caused by TMJ dysfunction, and even help with migraines. You can learn more about BOTOX by reading below.
BOTOX injections are diluted forms of a bacteria called botulinum toxin. They can help suspend the constant action of overworked muscles that cause wrinkles and fine lines to appear in different areas of the face, like between your eyebrows. It can also be injected near the jaw joints and facial muscles that help control the jaw whenever you open and close the mouth to address chronic discomfort caused by TMJ dysfunction. In any case, the number of injections that you receive will depend on what issues you’d like to treat.
The injections themselves only take seconds to administer by your cosmetic dentist in South Burlington, but treatments for BOTOX typically last between 20 minutes and an hour, depending on your unique needs. You’ll begin to notice the results withing about a week of treatment, and they can last between three and six months.
Typically, we don’t recommend that patients who have neuromuscular diseases, are pregnant, have deep facial scars, or have skin disorders receive this treatment due to the risk and inability to provide the ideal results. However, BOTOX is a great option for patients who are in their late 20s or early 30s and want to address issues like:
Patients are able to enjoy a wide array of benefits when they receive BOTOX, including:
If you’d like to learn more about the treatment or believe that you could benefit from it, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our friendly team!