Masseter Jaw Injections are used to alleviate involuntary teeth grinding also known as bruxism. The anti-wrinkle product is injected into the masseter muscles in the lower jaw. This treatment helps to block the nerve message to the masseter muscle, resulting in the muscle relaxing. Outside of the relief from bruxism, this treatment is also used to help slim and define the jawline.
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Masseter Jaw Injections work in a single treatment and can last for up to 12 months.
There is no downtime required for Masseters treatment and you can resume normal activities immediately. However you should avoid the following for 24 hours:
It is also recommended to avoid the following for two weeks:
Exposure to any of the above may cause temporary redness, swelling, and/or itching at the injection sites. If you have swelling at the injection site you can apply an ice pack for a brief period to help with discomfort.
We always recommend the use of sunscreen to prevent sun damage to the skin. Sunscreen with SPF 30 or above should be used daily. If you are under the sun for prolonged periods of time, sunscreen needs to be reapplied at least once every two hours.
On rare occasion, side effects immediately following can include mild bruising from the injection itself, headache or flu-like symptoms.
Very rarely, facial pain or weaknesses in surrounding muscles can also occur:
Any side effects that occur are temporary and all risks are discussed in detail with our doctors at your consultation appointment.
This treatment is not suitable for use during pregnancy or breastfeeding.
Masseter jaw injections typically last up to 12 months depending on how your body metabolises the product. Repeat treatments depend on the individual and our medical team will be able to advise the best time to make your next appointment.
Masseter jaw injections are administered using a very fine needle and a very small amount of liquid. Many people say it feels like a mosquito bite. We use ice to numb the area prior to the injection so you hardly feel a thing.
Whilst we have seen amazing results from this treatment, please know that results vary and we cannot make guarantees. We recommend coming and speaking to our registered nurses for an in-depth consultation. They will discuss in detail how the treatment works, whether it will be right for your skin type and the expected results in line with your skin goals.