Masseter treatment with Botox in Vienna for teeth grinding (bruxism)

We use small amounts of Botox to treat your masseter muscle (chewing muscle) so that it relaxes and night-time teeth grinding becomes a thing of the past.

  • Refinement of the jaw contour and harmonization of the facial profile for more youthful freshness

  • Reduction of consequential damage to the teeth and wear and tear in the temporomandibular joint due to teeth grinding

Masseter Botox

Result

14 – 30 days

Intervention duration

10 – 15

Minuten

Visible effect

3 – 12 months

Recommended treatment

1 – 2

Downtime

none

Pain (0-10)

1

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Written & medically reviewed by:

Written & medically reviewed by:

<a href="https://www.goaesthetic.at/en/dr-peter-herndlhofer/">Dr. Peter Herndlhofer</a>

Masseter Botox: Targeted treatment
to reduce the chewing muscle

The masseter muscle , or masseter muscle in medical jargon , is one of the most important muscles in chewing. If the chewing muscle is overdeveloped or overstressed, such as through teeth grinding, it increases in size, resulting in a wider jawline. This is often perceived as a stigma for those affected. But imagine that can be changed within a few days. The solution is: Botox.

This is because Botox relaxes the muscle with a few precisely placed injections, reducing the size of the muscle without restricting its functions. The result? A subtle narrowing of the facial profile and a return to restful sleep without teeth grinding.

Interested? If you complain about grinding your teeth at night (bruxism) or are unhappy with the shape of your face, then masseter treatment with Botox is worth considering.

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“Why wear a bite splint every night when treatment with Botox can improve teeth grinding after just a few days?” Dr. Peter Herndlhofer

Why masseter treatment with Botox is so effective

The effectiveness of masseter treatment with Botox is based on scientific studies and in-depth knowledge of facial anatomy. Botulinum toxin, or Botox for short, acts on the chewing muscle, causing it to relax and become smaller over time.

And why is this so effective? The key lies in the right dosage and correct application. This narrows the muscle so that teeth grinding is impossible, but normal chewing is maintained. Botox has another advantage: There is no downtime, the treatment is quick and the results are visible within a few weeks.

But it’s not just the external appearance that benefits. This can also reduce tension and pain in the jaw area caused by teeth grinding. A relaxed masseter muscle can therefore not only improve quality of life, but also reduce the long-term consequences of teeth grinding. Did you know that we can also effectively treat the funny-sounding strawberry chin with Botox?

What does a Botox treatment in the masseter muscle help against?

In addition to the treatment of facial wrinkles in the upper third of the face, Botox in the masseter is primarily used to treat pronounced teeth grinding. This can also relieve the secondary symptoms of teeth grinding such as headaches and muscle tension.

However, by injecting Botox into the masseter muscle, we can also narrow the shape of the face. A so-called facial slimming. This is because relaxing the muscle causes the masseter muscle to shrink, making the face narrower in the area of the lower jaw. Masseter Botox can achieve particularly impressive results, especially for people who have a pronounced chewing muscle and therefore a rather broad lower face shape.

Your benefits of masseter treatment with Botox at GoAesthetic

Effective

Rapid improvement in night-time teeth grinding with a long-lasting effect of around 6 months.

Safe

All treatment designs are based on medically sound studies that have repeatedly demonstrated excellent results.

Natural

Preserving your natural facial expressions is our top priority.

Environmentally friendly

Our Botox is currently the only one that does not require refrigeration during transportation and storage – this saves us a lot of CO2 compared to other products.

Masseter Botox: What does the treatment process look like at GoAesthetic?

  • Arrange appointment

    Book your appointment for the treatment of the masseter with Botox against night-time teeth grinding online – simply select the treatment slot “Wrinkle treatment with Botox” in the booking system. If you are unsure, you can arrange a consultation beforehand.

  • Medical consultation

    Now is the time: Grit your teeth. Together we will look at the development of your masseter muscle in the mirror and assess how many treatments you will need. As a rule, 1 – 2 treatments are necessary.

  • Preparation

    The affected areas of the face are marked and the overactive muscles are marked.

  • Treatment

    By injecting Botox into the masseter, we correct your teeth grinding and discreetly reduce the size of your chewing muscle. Afterwards you are immediately socially acceptable again.

  • Result

    After a few days, the Botox begins to take effect and after 14 days it has reached its maximum strength. You should now wait another 2 weeks to assess a sufficient effect, as the reduction of the muscle takes time. If there is still residual muscle activity or pain in the jaw joint after one month, a repeat treatment is recommended.

Masseter treatment with Botox: Costs at GoAesthetic

  • Masseter Botox
    290 €
  • Re-injection up to 3 weeks
    free
  • Follow-up treatment Masseter-Botox
    260 €
  • Facial slimming with Botox
    from 290 €

Important information about Masseter Botox

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What do you need to consider with Masseter Botox?

Before treatment:

After treatment:

Questions about masseter treatment with Botox? Our FAQ section is no substitute for a consultation, but it does provide some initial guidance.

A masseter treatment with Botox costs € 290 at GoAesthetic. If the muscle is not completely relaxed, we will carry out fine corrections 3 weeks later free of charge. Important: If the muscle is very pronounced and teeth grinding is severe, a second treatment may be necessary after 4 weeks.

The effect of Botox in the masseter lasts for around 6 months. This is usually shorter with other Botox treatments. Repeated use can cause the muscle to shrink, so in some cases you can benefit from an effect for up to a year.

As with a brow lift or the treatment of bunny lines with Botox, the effect does not start immediately, but after a few days. You will notice the maximum effect after around 2 weeks. If you have severe teeth grinding, we can then carry out another treatment to achieve a greater effect.

Facial slimming is the slimming of the lower half of the face with Botox. Small amounts of Botox are injected into the masseter muscle so that it relaxes and becomes smaller over time. Any teeth grinding can also be treated effectively. As you can see, Botox is a real all-rounder in the anti-aging field.

More questions? Simply make a personal consultation appointment online.

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Last updated: 02.11.2023