It’s almost March 6 again, and that means National Dentist Day is coming up. What better reminder to make an appointment for any outstanding issues you need to address could there be? If you haven’t set up your next cleaning, now is the time. It’s also the time to think about how BOTOX from your local dentist in Durango, CO, could make a difference in your lifestyle.
Treating TMJ With a Cosmetic Procedure?
Most people recognize the treatment as one that is designed to reduce the signs of aging and improve aesthetics across the board, but the fact is that this procedure has a variety of additional medical benefits, including the treatment of nerve pain and other chronic conditions. Among them is temporomandibular joint pain or TMJ, one of the most common chronic dental conditions.
The injection delivers a small amount of a paralytic that can reduce the sensitivity of the nerves in the area of the injection. For patients with consistent, chronic, and debilitating pain, it can provide relief that last for weeks or months, and sometimes with repeated treatments, permanently.
Improved Aesthetics From Your Dentist
You already see a dentist for cosmetic procedures, so even if your motivations in seeking BOTOX are purely aesthetic, you should have a conversation with Dr. Miner about your options. As a skilled professional with experience handling this substance, he will be able to advise you about your options and expected results.
Other Conditions It Can Treat
In addition to the aesthetic improvements and TMJ therapy options, this procedure can also address:
If you have been looking for an option for facial pain that doesn’t involve another painkiller prescription, you need to talk to Dr. Miner today. Make an appointment by calling our offices during regular business hours, and learn more about the many benefits you can get from BOTOX treatment.