What is Botox?
Botox is actually a shorter term for Botulinum toxin type A, which is a purified form of Clostridium botulinum. Botox is injected intentionally into certain muscles to inhibit the release of particular chemicals between a nerve and a muscle, which causes the muscle to relax.
This treatment is excellent for patients suffering from headaches, migraines, TMJ issues, and bruxism (clenching and grinding). It has been known to reduce and even eliminate the pain of frequent headaches and protect from the damage to your teeth caused by bruxism. Botox can also help you attain your cosmetic goals because it reduces the appearance of fine line and wrinkles.
Our doctors are experts in facial anatomy and administering injections comfortably, so you can receive Botox treatments from the comfort of our office. We've found that the recovery time for patients is minimal, and the effects of Botox typically last for around four months.
Would you like to learn more about Botox in Toronto, ON? Contact Toronto Lakeshore Dental to arrange a consultation with one of our highly skilled dentists. They will be happy to explain how Botox works, the delivery process, and how this treatment can benefit you!
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