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Botox Injections in Centerville

Botox Use in Dentistry

Dr. Linty has been specially trained in the use of Botox for dental treatments. Patients suffering from teeth grinding and clenching, temporomandibular disorder and associated headaches from these conditions, find relief from Botox treatments. Dr. John-Verghese is dedicated to finding you safe treatment methods that help you deal with your pain and dysfunction.

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Dr. Linty Has a Leg-Up on the Competition

Dr. Linty provides you with a level of treatment that many Botox treatment providers can’t touch. This is because she has had thorough training in the bone and muscular architecture of your face. She knows how to help you retain your natural looks while relieving your symptoms. The advanced training Dr. Linty has received in the oral and maxillofacial areas (that means the face from chin to forehead) qualifies her for Botox artistry. Lip lines, puckered chins and upside down or gummy smiles, need customizing, targeted treatment for natural results. The precision provides gives you the results you want.

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Botox for Teeth Grinding Treatment

Do you chronically grind your teeth? The habit can occur during the day or at night and cause unwanted and unpleasant health effects. If you don’t do anything about your teeth grinding you can damage your natural teeth and cause yourself unnecessary head, neck and jaw pain. Botox helps stop your teeth grinding by relaxing the contributing muscles involved. When these muscles relax, your symptoms also relax and dissipate. Botox can also be used to help relax the muscles that are causing TMJ symptoms and pain.

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How Botox Helps In Other Ways

Botox is also used to support aesthetic dentistry cases, to help patients avoid the surgical treatment of high lip line cases. Botox can also help denture patients who have trouble adjusting to new dentures, it aids in lip augmentation, and has uses in orthodontic cases where retraining of the facial muscles is required.

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Therapeutic dental Botox offers relief for:

  • headache pain resulting from muscle tension in the head, face, and neck
  • headaches resulting from bite issues such as TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint) Syndrome
  • persistent clenching and grinding of the teeth
  • “gummy” smiles due to over-retracted upper lips
  • upside-down smiles (as it takes more muscles to frown compared to smiling)
  • lip lines and puckered chins

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You can be assured that Dr. Linty will determine the best treatment for you and deliver this treatment in a very safe and professional way. Give Lyons Dental a call today to see if Botox is right for you.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Botox?


Botox is a cosmetic injectable treatment derived from botulinum toxin type A. It is commonly used to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines by temporarily paralyzing the muscles that cause them.

How does Botox work?


Botox works by blocking signals from the nerves to the muscles, preventing them from contracting. This results in a temporary reduction in muscle activity, smoothing out wrinkles and lines on the skin.

What areas can Botox treat?


Botox is commonly used to treat wrinkles and lines on the forehead, between the eyebrows (glabellar lines), and around the eyes (crow's feet). It can also be used to lift the eyebrows, reduce bunny lines on the nose, and soften the appearance of a gummy smile.

Is Botox safe?


When administered by a trained and qualified medical professional, Botox is considered safe for most individuals. However, like any medical treatment, there are potential risks and side effects, which will be discussed during the consultation.

How long does Botox last?


The effects of Botox typically last between 3 to 6 months, depending on the individual's metabolism and the treated area. To maintain the results, follow-up treatments are usually recommended.

Is there any downtime after Botox injections?


Botox injections are minimally invasive and require no downtime. Most individuals can resume their normal activities immediately after treatment. However, it's essential to avoid rubbing or massaging the treated area for the first 24 hours.

Does Botox hurt?


Botox injections are generally well-tolerated and cause minimal discomfort. Some individuals may experience a slight pinching sensation or mild discomfort during the injections, but it is usually brief and tolerable.

When will I see results after Botox injections?


While some individuals may begin to see improvements within a few days, the full effects of Botox usually become apparent within 1 to 2 weeks after treatment.

Are there any side effects of Botox?


Common side effects of Botox injections include temporary redness, swelling, bruising, and mild pain at the injection sites. These side effects typically resolve within a few days.

Who is a good candidate for Botox?


Good candidates for Botox injections are generally healthy individuals who are bothered by the appearance of wrinkles and lines on their face. It is essential to discuss your medical history and aesthetic goals with a qualified provider to determine if Botox is right for you.

Can Botox be combined with other cosmetic treatments?


Yes, Botox can be combined with other cosmetic treatments such as dermal fillers, chemical peels, and laser skin resurfacing to achieve comprehensive facial rejuvenation. Your provider will customize a treatment plan based on your unique needs and goals.

How much does Botox cost?


The cost of Botox injections varies depending on factors such as the number of treatment areas, the amount of product used, and the expertise of the provider. During your consultation, you will receive a personalized quote based on your treatment plan.

Can I get Botox if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?


It is generally not recommended to undergo Botox injections while pregnant or breastfeeding, as the effects on the fetus or infant are not well-studied. It's essential to discuss any concerns with your healthcare provider.

How often can I get Botox injections?


Botox injections can be safely repeated every 3 to 6 months to maintain the desired results. Your provider will recommend a treatment schedule based on your individual response to the injections and aesthetic goals.

Where can I get Botox injections?


Botox injections should only be administered by qualified and experienced medical professionals, such as board-certified dermatologists or plastic surgeons. It's essential to research and choose a reputable provider who prioritizes safety and patient satisfaction.

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