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Jawline Slimming and Pain Relief Using Botox Cosmetic

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Could Botox really be my jawline saviour?

Botox is the number one non-surgical cosmetic procedure, and for good reason! There are many different medical and cosmetic uses; to help one look and feel better, or alleviate a symptom such as pain, sweating, or asymmetry – to name a few.

Botox checks two of those boxes when it comes to treating the jawline, looks and pain.

To begin with, let’s discuss how Botox works on muscle groups. Botox is injected into target muscles to lessen their ability to move and contract, causing them to atrophy or ‘shrink down’. This treatment lasts on average 3-6 months, depending on the muscle strength and dosage used.

So how will Botox make my jawline look and feel better?

First we must locate the masseter muscle, located on the back angle of the jaw. This muscle is associated with chewing, as it attaches from the cheek bone to the jaw bone. If you have a strong masseter muscle, you have probably experienced pain from teeth grinding, clenching, or overall soreness. This is commonly called TMJ pain – temporomandibular joint pain or bruxism. The muscle will also bulge and cause a rather square shaped jawline, which can attribute to making the face look larger, or heavier.

When Botox is administered into the masseter muscle, it will begin to relax over the next 2-4 weeks. Most clients notice improvement at the two week mark, which continues to improve as the tension is relieved. Enough Botox should be administered to lessen the muscle strength, but not block it completely as it is still required for chewing. Many dentists also recommend this treatment to save your teeth from the wear and tear of grinding.This treatment has become widely popular recently, with the growth of social media and more celebrities speaking openly about Botox cosmetic treatments. We love this treatment because the results speak for themselves! Most patients feel little to no pain during these injections, as the jawline is not overly sensitive and a very small needle is used along with ice and pain relief techniques. A quick, in office procedure, with big impact!

Botox Cosmetic can be used in conjunction with dermal fillers, to even better improve the appearance of the jawline. At Revive, we strive for natural and beautiful outcomes. Nothing over the top here! For a complimentary consultation with our injector, please reach out to us at 778-484-5560 option #1.

*Remember, all cosmetic procedures will come with some risk, and it is important to discuss these risks and determine if you are an adequate candidate for this procedure. We offer complimentary consultations with an experienced and licensed nurse injector. During all cosmetic injections, there is always an experienced and readily available physician on site. Botox for jawline use is currently off-label, and is not FDA approved. For more information please visit