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Bruxism (Teeth Grinding)

What is Bruxism? Do you grind or nash, or clench your teeth while awake or while asleep? Some of the symptoms may include, teeth that are flattened, fractured, chipped or even become loose. Perhaps, you may have increased tooth pain or sensitivity. Does your jaw, neck or face have pain or soreness? Do you have pain in your ears, or even a dull headache starting in the temples? Is your sleep disrupted? 

Bruxism may be due to emotions, such as, anxiety, stress, frustration, or even tension. Other causes, may include, physical and genetic factors therefore visits to your primary care provider for information on medication side effects as well as to the dentist are an important part of your care. https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bruxism/symptoms-causes/syc-20356095

How We Treat Jaw Pain with Xeomin®

A treatment with Xeomin® involves an injection of the product into the facial muscles. Xeomin®, a trade name for botulinum toxin (like Botox®), blocks transmitters between motor nerves in the facial muscles. The muscles weaken and contract less, which reduces the amount of stress on the teeth and jaw. After this treatment, patients usually experience pain relief for 3-5 months, but the results vary from person to person. During this time, most patients report that their jaw pain was significantly or virtually eliminated. However, once the effect wears off, patients will need to return for another treatment. Enrichment Skin Solutions has a great track record of effectively treating bruxism-related pain with Xeomin®. If you’re suffering from pain or discomfort, don’t wait. Let our expert give you the relief you deserve.

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