Can Dentists Do Botox®?
When you think about Botox® and Juvedérm® dermal fillers, you probably don’t associate them with dentistry.
Many people wonder:
“Can dentists do Botox?”
We’re here to let you in on a secret:
Dentists are more than qualified to administer Botox and Juvederm alike.
Botox and Juvederm can be used for dental purposes.
After all, teeth aren’t the only thing dentists study!
In this quick blog, you’ll learn:
- Why dentists can do Botox and dermal fillers
- What Botox is used for in dentistry
Let’s get started!
Can dentists administer Botox and dermal fillers?
Yes, dentists are qualified to administer Botox and Juvederm.
Dentists have advanced training in your oral and facial muscles, from your forehead down to your chin.
Their extensive knowledge of muscles and facial structures allows them to safely deliverBotox and filler injections. They also use needles daily and know how to make injections as painless as possible.
What are Botox and Juvederm used for in dentistry?
Botox and Juvederm are popular cosmetic options that eliminate signs of aging.
The difference between the two is their function:
- Botox: Reduces activity of facial muscles
- Juvederm: Stimulates collagen growth to replace collagen loss
In addition to being anti-aging, Botox is used to relieve pain from tight jaws and other facial muscles that cause tension and headaches.
Botox is currently being used to treat over 20 different medical treatments.
Many dental diseases and failed dental treatments are a result of overworked muscle functions.
Botox can relax these muscles and reduce:
- Teeth grinding
- Jaw pain
With Botox treatment at your dentist, you’ll enjoy a healthy smile that’s fully functional and pain-free.
Juvederm can be used to restore fullness to your lips and cheeks for the finishing touches to a beautiful smile.
Does Botox work for temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders?
Your temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is a hinge for your mouth, allowing you to eat and talk freely. But when you have TMJ disorder, you may experience:
- Sore jaw and cheek muscles
- Teeth clenching or grinding (bruxism)
- Tension headaches
- And more
BOTOX is typically used as a complementary treatment to other TMJ disorder treatments.
In patients suffering from TMJ, Botox will relax tense jaw muscles and alleviate pain.
How long does Botox last?
Botox results can last for three to four months.
On the other hand:
Dermal fillers depend on the exact type of filler chosen but typically last longer than Botox injections.
Where can I find a Botox dentist in Miami, FL?
Dr. Oscar Cascante is a skilled and trained Botox dentist in Miami, FL.
His extensive experience includes continuing education and membership with highly regarded dental organizations, including the American Dental Association… This text opens a new tab to the American Dental Association website…, Florida Dental Association… This text opens a new tab to the Florida Dental Association website…, Academy of General Dentistry… This text opens a new tab to the Academy of General Dentistry website…, and more.
You’ll walk out of Advanced Center for Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry with pain relief from your TMJ disorder.
Don’t wait any longer to get your life back.
Our office is located in Miami, FL… This text opens a new tab to the Google Maps website…, and we happily welcome patients from the neighboring communities of Kendall, Pinecrest, The Falls, South Miami, and Coral Gables.