What is Botox® Cosmetic?
Botox® Cosmetic is a prescription medicine that’s injected into your facial muscles. It’s used reduce the look of moderate to severe frown lines between your eyebrows and “crow’s feet” that develop around your eyes.
How does Botox® Cosmetic work?
Botox® Cosmetic works by blocking the nerve impulses to the injected sites, which reduces the muscle activity that causes persistent lines to form.
Why should I consider Botox® Cosmetic?
The fact that it provides you with real results, no surgery, and no recovery time are a few of the top reasons why you should choose to say goodbye to wrinkles and lines that make you look tired or even older than you should with Botox® Cosmetic.
Does Botox® Cosmetic provide any medical benefits?
Yes, Botox® Cosmetic does provide medical benefits. Specifically, it may be used to treat temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ/TMD). Botox® Cosmetic is injected into facial and jaw muscles to provide relief from both jaw tension and soreness. Additionally, these injections can reduce bruxism (teeth grinding) teeth grinding, minimize lockjaw, and eliminate bruxism headaches.
How long do Botox® Cosmetic results last?
While the effect of Botox® Cosmetic are temporary and your own results may vary, visible results can last up to 4 months. Your doctor will discuss with you what you should expect and when you should schedule your next appointment.
If you have more questions about Botox® Cosmetic or would like to schedule your consultation, contact Family & Implant Dentistry of Stuart today.