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Teeth grinding, also called as Bruxism is an unconscious clenching of the teeth. It occurs mainly in the evening during sleep and can lead to physical pain, dental and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) problems.

Teeth grinding and jaw clenching not only has a negative impact on your teeth, but also increases the tension in the jaw increasing the likelihood of headaches and an increase in the size of the masseter (chewing) muscles that result in a widening of the jawline and a square appearance of the face. A square jaw is a feature that may not be desirable by all, especially in females. It can be due to bruxism or in some cases it can be a genetic trait


Treatment involves relaxing the muscles responsible for this action - relieving the tension and reducing muscle contractions. The injections used are similar to the anti-wrinkle injections (botulinum Toxin) and by injecting into the main jaw muscles that causes the bulk (the masseter muscles), the squareness of the jaw can be reduced significantly. The symptoms of bruxism will also be reduced.

Book a complimentary consultation with Dr Chowdhury at Astounding Skin Aesthetics to discuss the use of botulinum toxin to treat teeth grinding and jaw slimming.

Jaw contouring or Jawline contouring facial treatment using injections to the face area. V
  • Is there a down time associated with the treatment?
    Most clients do not experience down time after treatment and can continue with their day as normal. Any swelling, redness or bruising tends to subside within 24 hours.
  • What is classified as one area?
    The following are classified as one area: · Frown lines · Forehead lines · Crow’s feet · Bunny lines · Down turned Mouth · Gummy smile · Dimpled chin · Peri-oral lines More than one area can be treated in one sitting.
  • How long does the treatment take?
    After a full consultation with Dr Chowdhury, a bespoke treatment plan will be devised. Treatment usually takes between 20-30 minutes but may take longer depending on the number of areas treated.
  • What results can I expect?
    Results start to appear approximately 3-5 days after treatment and peaks at around 2 weeks. A complimentary top up at 2 weeks is available if necessary.
  • Do I need any follow up after my anti-wrinkle injection?
    Yes, we will book you a follow up after 2 weeks and provide a free top up injection if required.
  • Who will perform the procedure?
    All procedures at Astounding Skin Aesthetics are performed by Dr Chowdhury after a consultation and full assessment.
  • How long do the result last?
    Duration of results varies from person to person depending on external factors such as metabolism. However, on average, results tend to last between 3-4 months after which you may wish to return for further treatment.
  • What are the risks and side effects of anti-Wrinkle Injections?
    Anti-wrinkle injections are a relatively pain free treatment, with only mild discomfort during treatment. There may be mild soreness, swelling or bruising after the treatment which tends to subside after 24 hours.




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