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Teeth Grinding Treatment

Muscle Relaxing Injection Treatment
The most well-known muscle relaxing solution is Muscle Relaxing Injection, which is licensed for the medical treatment of facial ticks and sweating.

Skin Medical Muscle Relaxing Injection Bruxism Treatments for Teeth GrindingMuscle Relaxing Injection treatments have been shown to alleviate bruxism, the condition more commonly known as teeth grinding. Muscle Relaxing Injection teeth grinding treatment works by relaxing the jaw muscle sufficiently to reduce grinding symptoms while maintaining normal jaw and teeth action.

What Is Bruxism?

Bruxism is the medical term for teeth grinding and is typically accompanied by the clenching of the jaw. Bruxism is an oral condition that occurs in many people at some time in their lives. However it is not considered a health problem in most cases, often being a relatively mild and intermittent condition.

While bruxism may be a day or night activity, it is commonly recognised as a sleep disorder as it is during sleep that the majority of health issues can be caused. Bruxism is even known to occur during cat naps and gentle dozing.

Bruxism Symptoms

Bruxism is often an involuntary problem. It afflicts many people and is often exacerbated by stress. When teeth grinding occurs just at night, many people only realise they have the condition when they wake up and feel that their jaw is sore or notice teeth damage.

Bruxism symptoms can include:

  • Headache
  • Earache
  • Facial pain
  • Chipped teeth
  • Chewed tissue
  • Gum pain
  • Toothache
  • Masseter hypertrophy (enlarged jaw muscle)
  • Muscle ache
  • Problems eating
  • Grinding noises

Muscle Relaxing Injection is widely used to treat teeth grinding successfully, with minimal discomfort being the normal outcome.

teeth grinding treatment with Muscle Relaxing Injection

Muscle Relaxing Injection is a commonly used medical treatment for bruxism which can be seen to lessen the effects of bruxism in a relatively short time. The treatment takes approximately ten to fifteen minutes, with results becoming apparent within five to ten days. The results will last for three to six months and, with repeated treatments, patients may find that their bruxism stops altogether.

How Muscle Relaxing Injection For Bruxism Works

Muscle Relaxing Injection is injected directly into the muscle to stop nerve impulses from reaching the muscle, thus preventing unwanted movement. By stopping muscle movement, patients will experience relief from jaw aches, soreness, pains and headaches. The Muscle Relaxing Injection treatment involves the weakening of the muscle just enough to create a reduction of bruxism symptoms such as grinding and clenching. However, the main function of the masseter muscle remains unaffected.

Muscle Relaxing Injection For Bruxism – Stop Teeth Grinding

Positive effects from the Muscle Relaxing Injection treatment can be seen within ten days; however, a short course of injections may be required for a more permanent effect, as well as updated treatments throughout the year. In all cases, patients will be advised on the course of treatments to best suit their needs. Muscle Relaxing Injection cannot be expected to provide a complete or instant cure for bruxism, although it has been proven to decrease and alleviate the damage and pain associated with it, leading to a high degree of patient satisfaction.

High Risk Groups

Some groups are at higher risk for bruxism, including people with sleep disorders, those who suffer from snoring and talking in their sleep or make aggressive movements during sleep, and sleep walkers. Smokers and those with a high alcoholic intake and stressful lifestyles are at greater risk. Muscle Relaxing Injection can still contribute to satisfactory relief for sufferers in all of these risk groups.

Muscle Relaxing Injection For Bruxism Safety Advice

Muscle Relaxing Injection may cause serious side effects that in rare circumstances can be life threatening. Call your doctor or get medical help immediately if you have any of these problems at any time after receiving Muscle Relaxing Injection treatments:

  • Loss of strength
  • Muscle weakness
  • Double vision, blurred vision
  • Drooping eyelids
  • Hoarseness or loss of voice
  • Trouble speaking
  • Loss of bladder control
  • Problems with breathing
  • Swallowing problems

treatment with skin medical

At Skin Medical, the Muscle Relaxing Injection procedure is only performed by doctors or qualified nurse prescribers. We only use FDA-approved Allergan Muscle Relaxing Injection, which has been rigorously tested for its safety and effectiveness and is regarded as the gold standard in Muscle Relaxing Injection. Our clinics are registered with and regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure high standards of patient care. The consultation will be with the nurse or doctor who will perform the treatment. Patients will discuss their medical history and presenting problem, the treatment itself and expected outcomes, and will be given the opportunity to voice any concerns or questions. Patient satisfaction is our core concern.