Anti-Wrinkle Solutions – Teeth grinding/bruxism

More professionally known as “Bruxism,” teeth grinding, or jaw clenching, is a condition without a definitive cause, although there are a number of factors that are thought to be linked. In particular, stress and anxiety, certain medications, sleep disorders and lifestyle factors, like alcohol consumption and smoking, are all known to influence teeth grinding. Most sufferers tend to grind subconsciously, both while awake and during sleep. In a lot of cases, there can be no symptoms at all, but when symptoms do occur they can be very debilitating. Teeth grinding can cause pain, headaches, ear aches, sleep deprivation, tooth wear and even broken teeth and fillings.

Anti-wrinkle solutions have been found to be an effective treatment for bruxism. The toxin acts as a paralytic in very small doses to minimise muscle spasms for months at a time. This tackles teeth grinding at the source of the problem by weakening the masticatory muscles, while still retaining the ability to function properly, rather than simply masking the symptoms.

For these treatments we do a review at two weeks to check the results and top up free of charge if necessary, subject to practitioners discretion.

Another Treatment that might be of interest is for Migraines and tension headaches.

For more information, see our faq section below, or get in touch to book a free consultation at North West Aesthetics today.

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Frequently asked questions

In this instance, the strength of your muscles plays a part in the amount of treatment you require, and therefore affects the cost. In general, you can expect to pay £195 for this type of treatment, but following a thorough consultation with a North West Aesthetic expert practitioner, we will be able to give you a more accurate figure. However, as this treatment is only temporary, you should expect to have to return for repeat treatments at regular intervals once your results wear off.

Some patients begin to notice a significant difference within the first 24 hours, but this varies from person to person.

This is a simple procedure and can be completed in a matter of minutes. We book each patient a 30-minute slot to allow for maximum comfort, and for all necessary patient documents to be completed.

Feel free to return to your daily routine as soon as you leave North West Aesthetics, as no recovery or downtime is required for this type of treatment.

Patients often require 3 sessions over 3 months, then maintenance. This usuallty involves treating the temporal muscles too to relieve even further discomfort.

You might experience some swelling and mild aching, but this soon subsides. Bruising tends to be rare but this can easily be covered with makeup and, again, will quickly subside.

Anti-wrinkle solutions for the treatment of teeth grinding is ideal for sufferers who experience one or a number of the alarming symptoms mentioned above. If your teeth grinding isn't particularly affecting your wellbeing, we wouldn't recommend undergoing this type of treatment.

At North West Aesthetics, our friendly and attentive team prioritise your wants and needs, offering bespoke treatment plans that work specifically for you. We take the time to get to the bottom of your concerns via a thorough consultation, before then considering the best possible course of action. A high standard of treatment and care is imperative, which is why our staff are extensively trained and experienced in all aspects of advanced non-surgical aesthetics, led by renowned medical doctor, Dr David Taylor.

“I was very anxious after having Botox treatments at other places in the past. I was recommended to use Dr David Taylor at North West Aesthetics, and so far I am amazed! David is great and very understanding of my needs. The results are just as I wanted, I will be using David for all my treatments in future!”

“I was nervous about trying fillers but Dr David put me at ease right away. The whole team are so friendly and welcoming. Before my treatment David went through a pre treatment medical assessment, which made me feel safe and secure as I have seen some horror stories before! I had Botox and Lip Fillers and I love them. I get so many compliments on how natural looking my lips are and how my complexion is glowing – for the first time in my life people are saying “you have such amazing clear skin!”…”