The treatment takes approximately 2-7 days to begin to relax the muscle and 4-6 weeks before it peaks. People often feel relief within a month. It may take longer for the inflammation and pain to settle than it takes for the masseter muscle to relax due to the healing process.The muscle begins to shrink approximately six […]
At Jeunesse MedSpa® we use a non-surgical treatment that has no downtime and minimal discomfort. It takes only approximately five minutes for the procedure to be completed. It involves 3-5 strategically placed injections of wrinkle relaxers into the masseter muscle (angle of the jaw). Ice and a vibrating instrument can be used to minimise […]
The causes of TMJ Dysfunction are not completely understood but multiple factors may contribute to this condition. Some of these include stress or anxiety, trauma to the teeth or jaw, arthritis or other inflammatory musculoskeletal conditions, poor occlusion of teeth, bad posture or excessive gum chewing.
Temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ) is a problem affecting the ‘chewing’ muscles and the joints between the lower jaw (mandible)and the base of the skull. The damaged joint causes pain through the face, neck or jaw. Limited jaw movement, painful clicking or popping of the jaw and a change in the way the upper and lower teeth are […]
Bruxism is the term given to grinding teeth. It can be quite debilitating and cause significant distress, causing wearing off the teeth and headaches. Patients often complain of a morning headache because they have been tensing and grinding the teeth at night.