Botox in NW Calgary is a popular non-surgical cosmetic solution used for diminishing lines and wrinkles in patients ages 18-65. This purified protein prevents and slows down signs of aging by hindering the muscle activity that causes lines to form as the years pass. After only a few tiny injections in just 10 minutes of your time, you will notice a reduction in moderate to severe lines within days. Botox treatments last up to four months. You may wonder why Botox is being offered by our dental practice. This highly effective cosmetic procedure is not commonly associated with general dentistry, but the benefits of Botox in Calgary NW expand well beyond aesthetics. Such chronic conditions as a migraine, overactive bladder, and excessive sweating have responded well to Botox for treatment and prevention. Recently, Botox has become recognized as a useful treatment for TMJ symptoms.
Temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMJ, can be difficult to diagnose correctly. Symptoms include headaches and earaches which often leads doctors to conclude the problem is sinus-related, rather than a jaw issue. Stress can exacerbate TMJ symptoms and bring on destructive tooth grinding, excruciating ear pain, and lockjaw. Even though some symptoms may improve without treatment, Botox in NW Calgary provides fast, long-lasting relief for issues that linger. Your dentist may suggest Botox to manage the following manifestations: