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5 Surprising Uses for BOTOX!

July 29, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drkics @ 3:23 pm
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Botox is commonly known for erasing wrinkles and creating more beautiful and youthful appearances. However, did you know that this treatment has other, more surprising advantages? It’s true! In fact, Botox was approved to treat certain disorders even before wrinkles in between the eyebrows. Today, doctors and dentists turn to this option for a variety of reasons. Read on to learn about 5 of the more hidden health benefits of Botox.

#1. Decrease Your Chronic Migraines

If you or anyone you know suffers from chronic migraines, you’re aware of the pain and discomfort they can cause. Thankfully, Botox can lessen the number of migraines that someone has. As with wrinkles, the effects of Botox are not permanent – they last for about 3 months. However, this is still a significant benefit for patients who suffer from migraines.

#2. Better Fit for Dentures

Dentures don’t always fit exactly how you’d like them to, but Botox can help! This treatment can reposition your lips and retrain the muscles around your new denture to make your smile more natural looking and feeling.

#3. Help Your TMJ Disorder

Do you have TMJ disorder or jaw pain? Botox may be a perfect solution. This treatment can relax your muscles to provide fasting-acting relief. While the effects will wear off, Botox is a great way to manage pain and overcome your TMJ problems.

#4. Stop Bruxism

Teeth grinding, known as bruxism, can cause weakened enamel, cracked teeth, and unnecessary wear on your smile. Thankfully, Botox can be used in tandem with a nightguard to relax muscles and prevent the pressure caused by teeth grinding.

Who knew that Botox could help with more than just cosmetic problems? Use this newfound information to feel better and stay healthy.

About the Practice

At Westgate Dental Care, our team of dentists has extensive training and experience that allows them to offer Botox as a treatment for a variety of issues. If you want to schedule an appointment to discuss how you could benefit from Botox, contact our team of experts through our website or by phone at (847) 577-7171.