you need to see a board certified plastic or oral-maxillofacial plastic surgeon to determine your candidacy for jaw surgery which if done, reshapens the mandible. Botox may decrease thick masseter muscles and has been used along the neck below the jaw to make a flatter jaw by lifting the jowl after relaxing the depressor effect of the platysma neck muscles. This is not always effective and a facelift might be what you need.
How Does a Botox Injection Compare to Jaw Shaving for a Jaw Reduction?
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Botox v jaw shaving
Botox vs Jaw Shaving
Botox is meant for muscles, and jaw shaving has to do with bone. You need to visit an experienced facial plastic surgeon to determine what is your cause for concern and how best to treat it. But these two procedures are not comparable as they are treating two different sources.
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Botox is excellent at reducing a jawline from prominent jaw muscles
Botox is excellent at reducing a jawline from prominent jaw muscles. You need to be examined to see what is the cause of your prominent jaw. If you have large masseter muscles (jaw muscles), Botox is an excellent non-surgical technique to improve your jawline. Please visit my PippinMD.com or Botoxcosmetic.com to see learn more. Warmest regards.
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