Cosmetic Botox — is it right for me?

Back in 1987, two Vancouver doctors made an accidental discovery that would revolutionize cosmetic surgery. Ophthalmologist Dr. Jean Carruthers frequently used a neurotoxin called botulinum toxin to treat muscle spasms in the eye. One day, a patient happened to mention that the injections made the wrinkles in her forehead disappear. Dr. Carruthers shared this discovery […]

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All You Need to Know About Botox for Dentistry

When you hear the word Botox, you probably imagine an individual getting the procedure done with the intent of looking younger. Botox is not, however, restricted to cosmetic treatments. Today, more and more dentists are suggesting the use of Botox for their patients to help them get rid of various dental problems. If you haven’t […]

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Botox®

Botox is a safe, FDA-approved cosmetic & therapeutic treatment that has been popular among healthy American men and women since its FDA approval in 2002 for the treatment of migraines. Millions of people have undergone Botox injections to help smooth facial lines and restore a younger appearance. Botox is injected into the facial muscles, helping […]

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Snoring Treatment

Did you know that approximately 50% of adult Americans snore or have snored at some point? Snoring is a sign that a person suffers from sleep apnea. In fact, 26% of adults have some form of sleep apnea, which can be a life-threatening condition. The difference between benign snoring and sleep apnea is that apnea […]

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Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a dangerous sleep disorder that interferes with healthy breathing patterns during sleep. It is characterized by snoring, which may be so loud that it affects the sleep quality of bed partners. Having sleep apnea can put a strain on relationships, cause daytime fatigue, and even lead to other secondary conditions like depression. […]

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TMJ Disorder Treatment

Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders are complications associated with the temporomandibular joint where the jaw and skull come together. This joint, although small, can cause chronic pain and symptoms that make performing everyday tasks quite painful or difficult. Because your teeth, jaw joints, head & neck muscles and head posture are all related, a problem in […]

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Oral Appliance Therapy

Oral Appliance Therapy in Bellaire, Texas, and the surrounding areas of Houston Galleria, West University Place, River Oaks, and Meyerland, Texas. Many people wear oral appliances at some point in their lives. A dental appliance is any artificial apparatus designed to protect, repair, or replace the teeth. Some dental appliances are temporary and removable, where […]

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