Botox is a purified natural protein that is used for therapeutic purposes for the treatment of tension headaches as well as chronic pain associated with tight muscles in your jaw, neck, forehead and temples. This non-surgical procedure is done at the dental office and takes approximately 30 minutes. Individuals describe the injection as a mild pinch similar to a mosquito bite.
Most people who have completed Botox therapy will experience improvement in muscle tension and pain within 3 days.
What to expect after Botox therapy
- Relief from morning headaches associated with teeth grinding or clenching while sleeping
- Reduced occurrences of locked jaw due to muscle spasm
- Reduction in jaw discomfort when talking or eating
- Reduction in shoulder and neck pain due to muscle tension
- Reduced jaw tension