Botox is a new dental treatment that relaxes muscles. Short for its Latin name, “Botulinum toxic,” it’s a bacterium that interrupts nerve muscles. Most commonly used as a cosmetic procedure, cosmetic professionals often apply botox to the face via needles to straighten skin and remove wrinkles.
Although lesser known, dental Botox is a standard dental treatment used nationwide. Dental Botox can fix high lip lines, relieve pain, and help TMJ recovery.
Dentists have used dental Botox for decades. Here’s why: