It is a completely unconscious activity that damages the structures of the tooth, the periodontium, the muscles, as well as the articulation of both the jaw and the maxilla and that normally occurs during sleep. It can be produced by multiple causes including stress.
At Phi Clinic we can treat this pathology by relaxing the maxillofacial muscles with a combined Botox + Michigan splint treatment.
In this way, it is not only possible to solve the oral damage that bruxism may be causing, but also the excessive ‘shape’ of the facial muscles, which is achieved, in some cases, softening the facial features.
The result is evident from the month and its duration is approx. 4-6 months although it will depend on the intensity of the masseter muscles and the years of evolution of the pathology. This procedure does not require anesthesia and time 10-15 minutes.