Stating that clenching disease damages the soft and hard tissues in the mouth, Dr. Instructor Member Özge Özdal Zincir said, “With the jaw botox applied to the masseter muscle, this excess force is minimized and the pressure on the jaw joint is reduced. Jaw botox treatment; It has many benefits such as eliminating teeth clenching problems, reducing jaw joint pain, preventing tooth grinding and removing the jaw width, which develops due to hypertrophy of the masseter muscle, from the square appearance form.
“HELPS RELIEVING THE TENSION PROBLEMS ON THE JAW”
Mentioning that the massiveness of the masseter muscle greatly changes the shape of the lower part of the face, Dr. Özge Özdal Zincir said, “It can also be aesthetically worrisome, especially in women. The reason for this is that the chin appearance is squared, resulting in a more masculine appearance. Masseter botox reduces the volume of the masseter muscle, which is one of the muscles that provides clenching. While it contributes to the reduction of the jaw aesthetically, it also helps to eliminate the problems of clenching and tension on the jaw. This application can be applied at certain intervals according to the patient’s condition and the recommendation of the physician. The purpose of chin botox is not only for aesthetic concerns, but also to eliminate the damage caused by clenching of the teeth, to prevent uncontrolled clenching and to prevent muscle contractions.
Giving information about how chin botox is done, Dr. Instructor Member Özge Özdal said:
“Jaw botox is performed painlessly with fine-tipped needles in a short time, by determining the right points in the masseter muscle in the position when the patient is clenching their teeth. Jaw botox is applied without the need for surgery. Due to the weakening of the muscle over time, the masseter botox leaves the square appearance of the chin corners with a thinner and V appearance.
“THE TREATMENT DOES NOT HAVE ANY SIDE EFFECTS”
Underlining that one of the biggest advantages of having chin botox is to get rid of the problem of involuntary clenching at night, Zincir said, “It is a treatment applied to prevent many damages such as abrasion and breakage on the surface of the teeth. Although the effect of chin botox differs from patient to patient, its permanence lasts between 4 and 6 months. Jaw botox does not have any side effects detected. In some cases, the small redness that occurs with the application disappears in a short time.