A wide jaw can be a symbol of masculinity, which can cause problems for some women when they are concerned about wanting to appear more feminine. Wide, or square, jaws can be caused by an overactive masseter muscle, used when chewing. Bruxism, or grinding teeth (consciously or subconsciously during sleep) can cause your masseter muscle to grow in size, leading to a heavier-set jaw.
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In the quest for a softer, more heart-shaped face, our jawline slimming treatment is perfect. At PHI Clinic, we use controlled amounts of Botulinum Toxin type A to perform a variety of treatments, including reduction of frown lines and jawline slimming. This is a safe, clinically proven alternative to invasive surgery. This temporarily and precisely relaxes the overworked masseter muscle to ensure a less wide silhouette, with a redefined contour.
We pride ourselves on our natural looking results, and use Botox® by Allergan to achieve these. As this is only a temporary treatment, we recommend that you have top ups regularly to ensure the continuity of the smooth appearance. This treatment only takes 20 minutes, and can last for up to 4 months.
Conditions treated with Jawline Slimming
A wide jaw in women can be seen as a masculine or unattractive trait, manifesting as a large, square lower jaw. This condition is caused by bone, muscle, or a mixture of the two. The most obvious cause is a large jaw bone, or mandible, which is usually congenital, but can develop through conditions such as acromegaly.
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Frequently Asked Questions
One session is enough to notice a difference, but we see this as an ongoing treatment, so it should be topped up every few months.
A wide jaw caused by an overactive masseter muscle is treatable, whereas a wide jawbone is not, and may require a more invasive procedure.
Dr Tapan Patel or one of his specially selected team of doctors will perform this treatment for you.
Side effects for this treatment can include swelling and redness, but any concerns you have should be raised with your assigned clinician in your initial patient consultation.
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