- Medical Community - March 5th 2020
- Dermal Fillers
Dermal fillers are injectable gels used to treat cosmetic issues including wrinkles and fine lines, nasolabial folds, vertical lip lines, and skin depressions. Commonly used by aestheticians and cosmetic surgeons, dentists also use these products to treat both skin issues and issues related to the head and neck.
In addition to familiarity with facial aesthetics, dentists have in-depth knowledge about facial muscles, the nervous system, and blood supply. They are skilled at oral restoration, dentures, and smile design. Dentists are adept at facial injections and, in fact, do more oral and maxillofacial injections than any other medical professionals.
Uses of Botox in Dentistry
The following dental conditions can be treated with Botox:
Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Disorders
There are various causes of TMJ disorders. The muscles for mastication (masticatory muscles) are primarily affected, resulting in pain, odd sounds, headaches, and more. Botox help [Read more]