Masseter Botox


Masseter hypertrophy (masseter enlargement) is the enlargement of the masseter muscle, which is located on the side of the chin area and known as the strongest chewing muscle, and becomes visible even from the outside. The most common causes of this condition are clenching and grinding teeth for various reasons, as well as chewing too much gum and consuming hard meat frequently. Masseter botox applied for the treatment of this ailment is an aesthetic procedure in which the lower part of the face where the masseter muscle is located is thinned. In this application, also known as chin botox, it is aimed to treat deformities in the lower part of the face.

Why is Masseter Botox (Chin Botox) Done?
The growth of the masseter muscle does not pose much of a functional obstacle. However, this abnormal growth can be visually disturbing. Because in such cases, the chin expands to the sides and your face shape starts to resemble a square. This is particularly problematic for women. Because women do not want to have masculine and hard facial features.

The abnormal growth of the masseter muscle, in addition to causing visual distress, also invites problems such as grinding and clenching teeth during sleep. It is necessary to get rid of this situation, which can cause both pain and damage to the teeth. Masseter botox, also known as chin botox, is a method developed to eliminate such problems.

Who Can Have Masseter Botox?
Adults who are not satisfied with the shape of their chin and do not have any discomfort that may cause problems with the application can have this procedure done. However, chin botox is not recommended for pregnant or lactating mothers and individuals who are not in good general health.

How long does the masseter botox process take?
The procedure, which takes an average of 10 minutes, is extremely painless. You do not need to stay in the hospital after the application; You can return to your normal life immediately. It takes an average of 3-4 weeks to see the main effect of this application. In this process, the chin will take its full shape.

How permanent is Masseter botox?
Masseter muscle botox is effective for an average of 3-6 months. This period may vary due to various reasons. If you want a more permanent effect, it is recommended to have Botox again 2-4 months after the application.