having a square jaw.
I'm 14 years old. Can i have a botox jaw reduction?
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Botox for Jaw Reduction at 14
The only way to determine if you are a candidate is to visit your doctor for a consultation. If you are a good candidate for a Botox jaw reduction, I highly suggest you go to a Botox expert who has a lot of experience in performing Botox injections to the masseter muscle. At 14 years old, you will need parental consent.
Web reference: http://botox-sandiego.com/masseter-jaw-reduction/
Botox for prominent jawline
I would like you to be examined by a physician who is able to see this issue from a global perspective. Is your prominent jaw caused by bone or muscle? Do you grind your teeth? If so, botox can weaken the masseter muscle and with repeated treatments can cause the muscle to get smaller and less prominent. I have used Botox in the masseter muscle for decades and it will work for this in addition to bruxism and TMJ pain.
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.
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