Stop grinding your teeth with Neurotoxin Treatment with at OneSkin Dermatology

By: Our Team

11/26/2023

Neurotoxins including Xeomin and Dysport have become a versatile tool in the medical and cosmetic fields. Among its many applications, neurotoxin is increasingly recognized for its effectiveness in treating bruxism—a painful condition characterized by teeth grinding and jaw clenching. This blog explores the transformative potential of neurotoxin treatments for patients with bruxism to relieve pain symptoms.  If you're suffering from headaches, neck tension or a sore jaw, treatment for bruxism, read on to discover how OneSkin Integrative Dermatology in Chambersburg, PA can help provide relief.

Understanding Bruxism:

Bruxism, the involuntary grinding or clenching of teeth, can lead to a host of issues, including dental problems, headaches, and jaw pain. Xeomin and Dysport offer a unique approach to addressing bruxism by temporarily paralyzing the muscles responsible for these actions.

The Treatment Process at OneSkin Integrative Dermatology in Chambersburg, PA:

Consultation: Before embarking on neurotoxin treatment for bruxism, it is essential to consult with a healthcare professional specializing in facial aesthetics. This initial step allows for a thorough assessment of your condition and an exploration of potential treatment options. It also helps you understand how treating these muscles may help improve your facial shape. 

Assessment: The experienced team at OneSkin Integrative Dermatology will assess your medical history, inquire about symptoms, and conduct a comprehensive examination to determine if neurotoxin is a suitable solution for your bruxism.


Injection: If neurotoxin is appropriate, the our experienced providers will strategically administer injections into the specific muscles associated with jaw clenching and teeth grinding. This procedure is typically quick and relatively painless.

Results: The full effects of neurotoxin take a 7-14 days to become noticeable. Pain is improved over this time period and lasts around three to four months. Periodic follow-up injections may be recommended to maintain the symptom relief benefits.

Conclusion:

Neurotoxin is a promising solution for those grappling with the challenges of bruxism. However, before embarking on any treatment journey, it's imperative to consult with an experienced healthcare professional. Our team offers personalized advice, considering your unique situation and health history, helping you weigh the potential benefits and risks of Xeomin or Dysport for bruxism and exploring alternative options if necessary. At OneSkin Integrative Dermatology in Chambersburg, PA, we're dedicated to helping you achieve relief from bruxism through expert guidance and cutting-edge treatments.

* All information subject to change. Images may contain models. Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary.