In many states, dentists have already been using Botox® to treat temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders and facial pain cases, but there is a rising tide of patients wanting to have cosmetic Botox® treatments and dermal fillers while getting their teeth cleaned, or whitened.
Some trained dentists have seen their dental practice revenue increase by over $100,000 a year by adding Botox® and dermal fillers to the treatments they offer their dental patients.
The most significant difference between general dentists and specialists responding to the survey was in how many are currently offering Botox® to their patients. Twice as many general dentists (17%) report that they offer Botox® as did specialists (9%).
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