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Therapeutic Botox FAQ - Your First Stop If You Have Questions About Botox Therapy

What are the side effects of Botox Therapy?

Botox will cause relaxation of muscles, which in turn will soften wrinkles.

Negative results are rare and mostly avoided altogether.

Botox Therapy will not be offered to any patient who

has a medical history that contra-indicates Botox use.

Will Botox Therapy cure my TMJ or tension headaches instantly?

No - It may take up to two weeks for you to get the full beneficial effects of this treatment.

How long does Botox Therapy last?

Botox Therapy typically lasts three months or a little longer. Patients are being re-assessed for the need for further treatments after three months.

Will Botox Therapy work for me?

If you have headaches or TMD/TMJ as a result of muscle tension then there is a good chance you could benefit from Botox therapy.


Is Botox Therapy covered by OHIP?

No, not at this time.


Can my drug plan cover Botox Therapy?

Some dental insurance plans may cover a portion of the injection fee and some medical drug plans may contribute to the cost of the therapeutic Botox itself.

Can I get Botox Therapy without a drug plan?

Yes, you can purchase Botox therapy directly from Bellamy Dental.

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