Medical Aesthetic Physician Dr. Sevgi Ekyor gave information about the subject. Botox is a drug derived from Clostridium Botulinum bacteria. Injected botulinum toxin is used to eliminate and improve wrinkles, facial expressions and muscle problems in the area.
The headaches you encounter when you wake up in the morning and you don't know the cause can mean that you have clenched your teeth during the night. Moreover, clenching your teeth all night long; Since it will strengthen the masseter muscle in the jaw area, it may cause prominent jaw muscles and deformations.
Botox injection into the masseter muscle; It is ideal for patients who grind and squeeze their teeth and therefore wear out their teeth and need a lot of dental treatment, who have frequent migraines and headaches, and who do not like the shape of their face due to the thick jawline and square face appearance and who want to look more feminine.
Masseter botox reduces the pressure in the area and reduces the strength of the muscle. This treatment prevents tooth damage, head, neck and jaw pain. People who want to have a more feminine look by getting rid of the square face structure; It helps them to have an oval jaw structure.
There are some important points to consider when applying Masseter Botox. For example, the muscle development of people in the jaw area may differ from each other. For this reason, the application point of botox will also vary. The important point here is that your physician applies botox to the right area, in the right way and in the right dosage. The effect of masseter botox may differ depending on the muscle strength of the person. Depending on the situation, the treatment can be renewed in 4,5 or 6 months.
After the procedure, the same procedure is followed with normal botox applications. It is recommended that you do not bend your head too far forward or backward for 4 hours, do not exercise during the day and stay away from hot showers. It is necessary to stay away from Turkish bath, sauna and solarium for 10 days as it may harm the treatment.