Botox® For TMJ

Botox® is used as an alternative treatment for TMJ and other associated conditions with jaw tension and pain. When Botox® is injected into muscles afflicted with soreness and discomfort, the Botox® will relieve TMJ and jaw tension.

Similar to other types of Botox® injections, Botox® is injected into the painful area. In this case, Botox® is inserted into the sides of the head or jaw area. When the nerves in these areas become paralyzed, they cease producing pain.

Botox® injections for TMJ are helpful for relieving jaw pain.

Botox® treatments are given every 12 weeks.

No. We use a small needle. People say the injections feel like tiny pinpricks.

Botox® sessions last 15 minutes.

Muscle tenderness will start to disappear almost immediately. There may be some temporary bruising, numbness, or redness around the injection sites.

Similar to other types of Botox® injections, Botox® is injected into the painful area. In this case, Botox® is inserted into the sides of the head or jaw area. When the nerves in these areas become paralyzed, they cease producing pain.

Botox® injections for TMJ are helpful for relieving jaw pain.

  • How often are treatments?

    Botox® treatments are given every 12 weeks.

  • Is there pain associated with these treatments?

    No. We use a small needle. People say the injections feel like tiny pinpricks.

  • How long is each Botox® session?

    Botox® sessions last 15 minutes.

  • What should I expect after Botox® treatment?

    Muscle tenderness will start to disappear almost immediately. There may be some temporary bruising, numbness, or redness around the injection sites.