Botox for gnashing teeth

Teeth grinding without being aware of it while asleep or awake is a serious disorder that can disrupt the structure of the teeth. This discomfort can be easily eliminated with the application of clenching botox, also called chin botox. The application is made to the chewing muscle in the jaw.
Teeth grinding botox is applied in 5-10 minutes without causing a feeling of pain. The purpose of the application is to weaken the masseter muscle, known as the chewing muscle. After the botox procedure applied within certain sessions, the damage to the tooth structure and jawbone problems are prevented.

WHAT IS BRUXISM (TEENT CLEANING-GRINDING)?

Bruxism (teeth clenching-grinding) is defined as non-functional and continuous, forceful contact between the chewing surfaces of the teeth. Squeezing, squeezing, friction during non-functional movements of the chewing system. It is not a life-threatening element, but it can disrupt tooth structures. It causes effects such as reducing the quality of life, restlessness and pain in the face area.
Other movements called parafunctional in the mouth can be listed as cheek, lip, tongue biting, tongue thrusting, nail biting, holding a pencil or similar object in the mouth, etc. Bruxism is the most harmful parafunctional activity of the masticatory system. The forces generated during bruxism are 3-4 times the force applied during normal chewing.

BRUXISM TYPES

There are two types of bruxism (teeth clenching) movements:
- Diurnal Bruxism
It is the clenching movement that occurs during the day. Bruxism that occurs in wakefulness is characterized by involuntary muscle contraction and clenching is prominent; teeth grinding is less frequent. It usually occurs in situations of tension and anxiety, it is seen in about 20 percent of the population.
- Nocturnal Bruxism
It is the clenching movement that occurs during sleep. Nocturnal bruxism is contractile activity that develops in the jaw muscles during sleep. It is more common at younger ages and decreases with age. It occurs in approximately 8 percent of the adult population and equally in both sexes.

THE DAMAGES OF BRUXISM OR GRINDING PROBLEM

● People with bruxism, teeth clenching problem; It is the application of intense force to the tooth and tooth roots and even to the jaw joint. This causes pain in the jaw joint, temples, neck and head areas.
● At night, grinding and clenching of the teeth, constant pressure on the teeth, wear and tear of the teeth, damage to the dentures and gums frequently occur.
● Jaw joint disorders and ear pain may be seen in bruxism.
● As a result of bruxism (jaw tightening), besides tooth, jaw joint, head and neck pain, morning weakness and difficulty in social adaptation are observed.

HOW IS DENTAL CUTTING BOTOX (MASSETER BOTOX) MADE?

Teeth grinding botox is a painless application that takes 5-10 minutes. It is recommended that there be 3 months between clenching botox and applied as 3-session packages. Each session weakens the masseter muscle and reduces the damage of clenching on the teeth and jaw joint. How many units of botox are applied for each muscle, the place of application and the session intervals are the treatment method that Promed Clinic specialist doctors determine individually.

Botox for Wrinkles

● The effects of chin botox (masseter botox) begin within 4-7 days and become more pronounced at the end of the second week.
● In the first 24 hours after chin botox, one should try not to chew hard foods and consume liquid foods as much as possible.
● The injection site should not be massaged for at least 24 hours after the procedure.
● It is important for hygiene not to wear make-up for 6-8 hours after masseter botox. The injection site should not be touched too much.
● After the chin botox application, the contact of the face with water should be avoided for a few hours.
It is recommended not to take blood thinners for 24 hours after jaw botox or teeth grinding botox.

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