Teeth grinding is a common habit that can go unnoticed or can cause adverse effects on your health and well-being. With the use of anti wrinkle relaxers we can soften and relax the masseter muscle that is responsible for chewing and the grinding stopping the grinding and the damage and health problems associated with grinding of the teeth.
Many patients who grind their teeth my not even know they are grinding there teeth and others can suffer from migraines, pain, tenderness in the temporo-mandibular joint. Constant, headaches, earache, facial pain and even broken teeth. By Injecting anti wrinkle relaxers into the masseter muscle this provides instant relief of the discomfort caused and eliminates the risk of fracturing future teeth. This treatment last around 4-6 months and during treatment you will notice a feminine, softening an overall change in the shape of the jaw line.
Treatment Pricing and Packages
Prices range from $5 per unit to $11 per unit. Result last aproximatly 4-6 months.
For a personalised treatment plan call the clinic on 03 9882 8228
to book in with our cosmetic nurse
Frequently Asked Questions
WHAT IS THE TREATMENT FOR TEETH GRINDING?
Teeth grindng can be caused from tentions in the masseter muscles. It is common to grind teeth with out know at night during oyur sleep. Grinding teeth can cause dammage to the teeth and pain and discomfort the following day inculding headaches and migraines. An anti-wrinkle injection is used to block the signal between the nerve and muscle cuaseing the muscle to relax
HOW DOES IT WORK?
An anti-wrinkle injection is used to block the signal between the nerve and muscle causeing over worked muscle to relax.
WHAT ARE THE SIDE EFFECTS?
After the treatment is performed you may experience some mild erythema and swelling to the area. These symptoms do subside quickly.
WHAT HAPPENS DURING MY TREATMENT?
The nurse will clean the area to be treated, mark out the area where treatment is to take place and a fine needled syring is used to insert the wrinkle relaxer.
IS THE TREATMENT PAINFUL?
You may experience slight pressure or a ‘stinging’ sensation as the product is being injected. pain is such a personal and subjective thing. it all depends on your tolerance and on the treatment area.
WHAT CAN I EXPECT AFTER MY TREATMENT?
HOW MANY SESSION WILL I NEED?
You may need a top up around 3-4 months depending on the wrinkle relaxing product used and also depends on your personal overall look you are maintaining.
WHAT PRECAUTIONS SHOULD I TAKE PRE AND POST CARE?
Pre treatment care: We recommend wearing a daily sunscreen prior to your treatment to protect your skin from the sun’s harmful rays. If your skin is peeling or sunburnt, we recommend that you wait a few weeks for the peeling or burn to subside. Please do not use any prescription Vitamin A for 1 week prior to your treatment.
Post Treatment: We recommend no harsh acids or scrubs for at least 5 days post treatment. Your dermal therapist will guide you on a recommended skin care program for your skin concerns. Sunscreen must be worn for a minimum of 14 days post treatment to prevent post-inflammatory hyper pigmentation.
We always recommend the daily use of SPF 30 sunscreen to prevent the skin becoming sun damaged. Please apply at least once every two hours when out in the sun.