Lasts 8-12 months 30 minutes Consultation deductible from treatment
First visit only 30 minutes (including treatment) Consultation deductible from treatment
Teeth Grinding (Bruxism)
Bruxism (teeth grinding) is a common disorder that is manifested by involuntary and excessive clenching during sleep. When it occurs randomly or occasionally , it does not affect the health and causes very little discomfort . But when teeth grinding happens more frequently , it may arouse serious complications , leading to damage to the jaws and teeth. The most common symptoms are:
Tooth sensitivity (especially in the morning);
Stiffness of the jaw;
Limitation of mouth opening;
Tiredness upon waking.
Did you know that you can reduce bruxism efficiently by injecting Botox® (botulinum toxin) in the masseter muscles of the jaw ? Did you know that some private insurers cover treatment of bruxism with botulinum toxin injection (Botox®) ?
Do not hesitate to take an appointment with Dr. Blackburn, she will advise you and guide you to find out if this treatment with Botox® (botulinum toxin) is the treatment of choice for you (514) 654-1445.