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2019 Mar-Apr

Gen Dent



Botulinum toxin: a review of applications for the head and neck.


Seidman LM, Brooks JK, Bashirelahi N
Gen Dent. 2019 Mar-Apr; 67(2):55-58.
PMID: 30875307.


Botulinum toxin (BTX) is a popular cosmetic therapy administered by both dentists and physicians. The ability of the toxin to locally paralyze muscles has led to the use of BTX as a potential therapy for a variety of medical conditions. This article will discuss the current head and neck applications of BTX. In addition, a brief review of other potential clinical benefits is provided.