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How can BOTOX® help with TMJ headaches?

In some cases, patients with temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders experience TMJ headaches. TMJ headaches often develop due to tension in the jaw and teeth grinding. The headaches are generally present upon waking in the morning because you have been grinding your teeth or clenching your jaw overnight. 

How BOTOX Can Be Used in Dentistry

Dentists commonly treat TMJ disorders with the use of night guards or mouth guards, which safeguard your teeth while you sleep and keep you from clenching your jaw. However, some dentists now offer BOTOX® injections as an additional treatment option for TMJ. BOTOX® is injected into your facial muscles in your dentist’s office to reduce activity in your facial muscles, therefore reducing the tension that leads to headaches. 

In addition to TMJ headache relief, BOTOX® is also a great option for people who have migraines and those who want to reduce the appearance of facial lines, such as crow’s feet.

Whether you need BOTOX® for TMJ or an aesthetic reason, you can reach out to our friendly team for assistance. We are here to help you relieve your TMJ pain with BOTOX® injections and other treatments!

BOTOX® for TMJ in Castle Rock

Reach out to Oakwood Dental today to schedule your consultation with Dr. Jones or Dr. Zendig. We are here to help you with your TMJ treatment and all your other dental care needs. We look forward to seeing you in our welcoming dental office!

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