Are you concerned about your jaw line?
Some people naturally have a bigger, bulkier masseter muscle or they might develop one from grinding their teeth while sleeping or excessively chewing gum. This creates a wider square looking face. While there is no health risks associated with a wider jaw, sometimes a person may prefer a narrower profile.
What is the Masseter Muscle?
“The masseter muscle is a facial muscle that plays a major role in the chewing of solid foods. The muscle is shaped similar to a parallelogram, connecting to the mandible and cheekbone.”
In order to reduce the size of the muscle and to reduce the width of the face, some people choose masseter muscle reduction surgery, which can be invasive and dangerous. An alternative, safer option is botox.
Botox is injected into the muscle to help relax it resulting in a thinner less square looking jaw line without surgery.
If you are interested in participating in a jaw reduction via Botox study, please submit interest by completing the “Volunteer Now” button.