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Masseter Botox is generally considered safe. However, it’s possible for the procedure to cause side effects such as: pain or swelling at the site of injection. bruising.
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1Can Masseter Botox Go Wrong?
If the dosage of Botulinum toxin injected into the masseter muscles is too large, there may be weakness or difficulty in chewing. The risk of masseter botox gone wrong and affecting bite or chewing in reality is very low.
2Does Masseter Botox Have Long Term Effects?
The long-term effect of Botox injections into the masseter of the rabbits has been studied by Rafferty et al. 9, the authors have found decreased bone volume of the subchondral bone at the injected side, 4 and 12 weeks after injection, suggesting that the bone loss caused by masseter paralysis persists with time.
3Should I Get Botox In My Masseter?
Botox injection into the masseter muscle is ideal for patients who are grinding, clenching, and wearing out their teeth and need a lot of dental work, for patients who have frequent tension or migraine headaches, and for patients who do not like the shape of their face because of square or thick jaw line and who want …
4Does Masseter Botox Cause Sagging?
Answer: Injecting BOTOX® into the masseter muscle will not create sagging. Sagging is not something that is typically seen after BOTOX is injected into the masseter muscle. This procedure is used to relax the masseter muscle, which offers relief from painful clenching and grinding.
5Does Masseter Botox Become Permanent?
Is masseter Botox permanent? Botox injections are not permanent in any area of the body injected. The muscle, in this case, the masseter muscle, is temporarily “frozen” and after the results of the Botox injections dissipate, repeat injections will be needed.
6Is Masseter Botox Risky?
Conclusions: Masseter injections remain very safe. To further decrease the incidence rate, injections should only be inside the recommended safety zone, a quadrilateral within the muscle that avoids most important local structures.
7Will My Face Go Back To Normal After Masseter Botox?
Answer: Botox in the masseter muscles
Your face should return back to its normal proportion. If you like the results from the reduction in clenching, but not the thin look, you may want to reconsider using a very small dose with your next treatment and work your way up on dose to help balance your concerns.
8Will Botox Reduce Masseter Muscles Permanently?
The procedure involves a series of injections of Botox® or Dysport® directly into the masseter muscle in small doses over several sessions until the desired appearance is achieved. Depending on the individual, the decreased size of the masseter may stay intact permanently – even without further injections.