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Botox’s Increasingly Important Place in the Dental Office

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Some cosmetic surgeons feel strongly that the botulinum toxin in any form has no place in a dental office. So why are many dentists getting onboard with the trend of offering Botox, Dysport, and the like in their practices?

Dentists Do Know a Thing Or Two About Heads

A dentist with several years of training and extensive experience is a far cry from a quack who would randomly inject a person with medication. Dentists know a lot more about head and neck anatomy that extends well beyond the teeth. If you’re going to have anyone who’s not a cosmetic dermatologist give you a Botox injection, your dentist is the best choice for a “face” expert.

Safe Botox Use In Dentistry

For the best dental experience with Botox, you want the best provider. If you’re interested in the service, look for a dentist who’s had plenty of hands-on training with the specialists. Before agreeing to any Botox treatment, ask a few questions about the dentist’s certification.

Why Use Botox In Dentistry?

There are two main reasons dentists are incorporating this treatment into their practices:

  • Patients can conveniently complete their smile makeover at one location
  • Botox has some use in relieving TMJ pain

Dentists are passionate about helping patients get a smile they love. This can mean smoothing out wrinkles or relaxing an upper lip to create the perfect frame for those sparkling white teeth. At times, a patient may be in desperate need of relief from some otherwise untreatable headache issue.

If you’re curious to learn more about Botox, ask a dentist near you about the treatment options available in your area.

Posted on behalf of:
Mitzi Morris, DMD, PC
1295 Hembree Rd B202
Roswell, GA 30076
(770) 475-6767

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