Botox is often used to help achieve a more beautiful face. But studies have shown it can also be effective in relieving painful symptoms of a TMJ disorder. At the TMJ and Sleep Dentistry Center of Central Kentucky, we offer all the latest treatments to help you feel better, including Botox® for TMJ in Lexington.
Botox treatments will:
- Typically be completed in 30 minutes or less
- Lessen your headache and migraine pain
- Allow you to resume your normal activities without discomfort
- Enable you to regain time lost to headache pain
- Help restore comfortable jaw motion
- Relieve muscle soreness in your face and jaw
- Reduce your dependence on medications
To see if you’d benefit from treating TMJ with Botox®, call us today at 859-251-5115. It is typically recommended for those who have headaches for 15 or more days a month.
Discomfort is minimal, with most patients describing injections as feeling like a small pinch. We can use topical anesthesia to make the process even more comfortable. You’ll be able to resume normal activity immediately after your treatment.
Relieve Pain With Our Comprehensive Approach to Treating TMJ
TMJ dysfunction results in different symptoms in different people. It’s also thought to have varying causes, including arthritis, jaw injury, and teeth grinding. Because every case is unique, you may receive a combination of TMJ treatments. Dr. Trish Takacs works closely with you to determine which treatments will bring you relief so you can get on with your life.
She will use cutting-edge technologies like T-Scan III computerized bite analysis to examine you and create a customized care plan that may include:
- A custom-made oral appliance to prevent teeth grinding
- Botox® treatments
- Cold laser or ultrasound therapy
- Therapeutic massage
- Applications of microcurrent
Dr. Takacs is one of only about 300 dentists in the United States who uses the FDA-approved TruDenta® system to relieve TMJ disorders, migraines, and other headaches. With TruDenta, the emphasis is on effectively analyzing the underlying causes of your condition, followed by treatments specifically designed to address them.
In some cases, she may recommend correcting a misaligned bite using Invisalign orthodontics. Dr. Takacs is an Elite Preferred Invisalign Provider, meaning she is in the top 1 percent of providers in North America.
To see if Botox® for TMJ in Lexington is right for you, call 859-251-5115. You can also request an appointment online.