Aesthetic Clinic of the Year
South West and Wales 2023
Based in Swindon

Aesthetic Clinic of the Year
South West and Wales 2023, based in Swindon

Sleep Bruxism

Sleep Bruxism Loss II
A surprising yet increasingly popular use of Botox is in the treatment of sleep bruxism. As we’ve previously discussed, Botox is renowned for its cosmetic uses, particularly in addressing ageing signs such as wrinkles on the nose bridge, under eye wrinkles, fine lines on cheeks, and forehead lines. However, Botox’s application extends beyond aesthetics, providing relief to various medical conditions, including sleep bruxism.

Understanding Sleep Bruxism

A surprising yet increasingly popular use of Botox is in the treatment of sleep bruxism. As we’ve previously discussed, Botox is renowned for its cosmetic uses, particularly in addressing ageing signs such as wrinkles on the nose bridge, under eye wrinkles, fine lines on cheeks, and forehead lines. However, Botox’s application extends beyond aesthetics, providing relief to various medical conditions, including sleep bruxism.

Understanding Sleep Bruxism

Sleep bruxism, commonly known as teeth grinding, is a condition where individuals unconsciously clench or grind their teeth during sleep. This can lead to a range of symptoms, including jaw discomfort, headaches, and even tooth damage.
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How Botox Helps with Sleep Bruxism

Botox’s muscle-relaxing properties provide a novel approach to managing sleep bruxism. By injecting Botulinum toxin into the masseter muscle (one of the muscles that move the jaw), it can decrease the strength of the muscle contractions, leading to less forceful and damaging teeth grinding.

As discussed in our articles on how Botox works and how long Botox lasts, the effects typically last for about 3 to 4 months, providing temporary but significant relief for sleep bruxism sufferers.

Aftercare and What to Expect

Post-treatment, avoid massaging or applying heat to the injected area to prevent Botox spread to unintended areas. Results are typically noticeable in about 3 to 5 days, with a reduction in the intensity of jaw clenching or teeth grinding during sleep.

Conclusion

Botox’s versatile nature means it can treat a range of conditions, from cosmetic issues like wrinkles on the nose bridge to medical conditions like sleep bruxism. If you are experiencing sleep bruxism and are seeking a novel approach to managing the condition, we invite you to book a consultation with us today.

The Procedure for Sleep Bruxism Treatment with Botox

Botox treatment for sleep bruxism is a quick process, generally completed within 10 to 30 minutes. It involves a few small injections into the masseter muscle, and as we’ve mentioned in our articles on Botox Side Effects, the side effects are typically mild and temporary.

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Anna receives the HIGHLY COMMENDED for BTX (Botox) Challenging Case Award from the International Academy of Advanced Facial Aesthetics

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Janet MehrezJanet Mehrez
20:50 15 Mar 23
I went for my first appointment with Anna nervous and not knowing what to expect. All the staff were friendly and professional, putting me at ease. Anna takes time to explain all the treatments available and listens to you, asking what you would like to achieve. It is a journey and she looks after you every step of the way.I am so happy with the treatments we decided on. Very subtle, boosting my confidence, my skin looks amazing. I can't stop looking in the mirror.A big thank you to Anna and her staff. An amazing experience from the very beginning.
Kerri LewisKerri Lewis
15:08 25 Jan 23
Dr Anna has changed my life, my confidence has been restored all thanks to her amazing work!The advice and guidance I received from herself and her team is invaluable, (particularly Kelly who went above and beyond to make me feel at ease each time I attended the clinic)The support and service I’ve received really is second to none. The clinic is immaculate and is also gorgeously furnished.I would very highly recommend Anna Medical Aesthetics to anyone looking to have an aesthetic procedure and rest assured it’s in the most professional of settings.Anna is very highly qualified, knows what she is talking about and has made me feel at ease during this entire process. I can quite confidently say I would never go anywhere else for advice or treatment!Thanks to Anna and her wonderful team!
Liss DLiss D
13:12 13 Nov 22
I have been seeing Anna for quite a few years for various facial procedures and the transformation from when we first met to now is incredible! This is all thanks to the amazingly talented Anna, who is a true professional, providing honest advice and guidance to get the best, natural looking results. I trust Anna implicitly and this, along with Anna’s wonderful team, is the reason I wouldn’t go anywhere else for help to age gracefully 😉 Thank you all for doing such an amazing job!
Katerina LeonidaKaterina Leonida
09:28 28 Sep 22
Went to Anna to get my skin ready for my wedding. I have had wonderful hydro facials, skin pen with Erica who has helped reduce pigmentation from scaring on my skin. My skin feels so smooth and looks amazing without make up. I also had a tear trough treatment with Anna. She promised me I wouldn't feel any to very little pain, and she was right. It was comfortable, and the end result looks natural. Everyone at Anna Medical Aesthetics are understanding, approachable and honest. I feel these are such great qualities to have that I will be returning for more facials and any future treatments. Thank you ladies
Michelle WMichelle W
09:19 19 Jul 22
I’m a new client with Anna Medical Aesthetics. After some research and reading lots of reviews I went to the clinic.I couldn’t have been more delighted with Anna, and her great team Kelly, and Erica.Anna is very knowledgeable and extremely patient, for many reasons I had to go back a few times. She was incredible kind.I would highly recommend this five-star clinic to anyone considering facial aesthetics.I look forward to returning in September!
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