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Some Surprising Uses for BOTOX®

October 26, 2020
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Posted By: Park Place Dental
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When we think of BOTOX, most of us are likely thinking of BOTOX's benefits as a cosmetic procedure used to reduce fine lines, wrinkles, and other signs of aging. While this is accurate, you may not realize that BOTOX also has some other important uses. Here are some other common problems that treatment with BOTOX in Barrie can help to eliminate.

Treating Bruxism (Clenching and Grinding)

Clenching or grinding your teeth, also called bruxism, can be a serious problem that contributes to a host of other issues like tooth wear or fractures, headaches, and neck and shoulder pain. The problem with bruxism is that it typically happens at night when you're asleep. So it's hard to control or even diagnose on your own.

Because BOTOX freezes the muscles it's injected into, it relaxes those muscles that are working overtime at night and causing your bruxism. Using BOTOX for bruxism treatment in Barrie, ON can prevent excessive wear to your teeth and protect your jaw joints from painful issues.

Treating Frequent Headaches or Migraines

BOTOX can also be helpful for patients who suffer from frequent headaches. Migraines can be debilitating and greatly affect your life quality, especially when you're dealing with them often. When BOTOX relaxes your muscles, it also alleviates painful headaches.

Learn More About BOTOX From Park Place Dental

Dr. Ellie Moore is a certified BOTOX provider at Park Place Dental. BOTOX training, combined with her extensive knowledge of human facial anatomy, makes her the perfect provider to deliver BOTOX treatment safely and effectively.

Since she is a dentist, Dr. Moore is also an expert at giving pain-free injections, so your BOTOX treatment is also comfortable. 

If you're interested in learning more about headache or bruxism treatment with BOTOX in Barrie, ON, we invite you to call us to schedule an evaluation with Dr. Moore.

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