Botox, a neurotoxin protein, may help treat symptoms of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders.  You may benefit most from this treatment if other methods haven’t worked.

Botox may help treat the following TMJ disorder symptoms:

  • jaw tension
  • headaches due to teeth clenching
  • lockjaw in cases of severe stress

Botox is temporary and usually last a period of 3 months.

person getting a botox injection
woman after botox