Improve Your Quality of Life
At Aliso Viejo Family Dental Group, we understand how debilitating sialorrhea, or drooling due to excessive saliva production, can be for patients. We offer Xeomin injections as an option for Sialorrhea Treatment in Aliso Viejo, CA. Xeomin injections work by relaxing the muscles responsible for saliva production, resulting in reduced saliva production and improved quality of life for patients.
Sialorrhea, or excessive saliva production, can be a dangerous, distressing, and socially isolating condition that affects individuals with various medical conditions, including Parkinson's disease, cerebral palsy, stroke, and ALS. Excessive saliva production can lead to drooling, difficulty speaking and swallowing, and an increased risk of aspiration pneumonia. These symptoms can significantly impact quality of life, making simple daily tasks more challenging and affecting confidence and self-esteem.
Xeomin is an FDA-approved neurotoxin similar to Botox used to treat various conditions, including sialorrhea. It is injected into the affected muscles, causing them to relax and reduce the production of saliva. Xeomin has been shown to be effective in treating sialorrhea. Sialorrhea Treatment can improve speech and swallowing, reduce drooling, and decrease the risk of aspiration pneumonia. By improving these symptoms, Xeomin injections can help individuals regain their independence and improve their overall quality of life, while providing some sorely-needed relief from acute symptoms.
One of the primary benefits of Xeomin injections is reducing excessive saliva production. This reduction in saliva production can help alleviate the discomfort and embarrassment associated with sialorrhea and can significantly improve a patient's quality of life. At our practice in Aliso Viejo Sialorrhea Treatment has been shown to provide long-lasting results, with many patients experiencing relief for several months following treatment.
In addition to being an effective treatment option, Xeomin injections are also minimally invasive, making them a convenient option for patients with busy schedules. The procedure involves injecting Xeomin directly into the affected muscles, with no incisions or general anesthesia required. Patients can typically resume their daily activities immediately after the procedure, with no downtime required. Overall, Xeomin injections offer a safe and efficient treatment option for patients with sialorrhea, relieving symptoms and improving their quality of life.
A Simple Solution
We recommend scheduling a consultation with our experienced team to determine if Sialorrhea Treatment with Xeomin right for you. During the consultation, Reza A. Tafreshi, DDS, will evaluate your condition and medical history to determine if Xeomin injections are a safe and effective treatment option for you.
The dentist will use a small needle to inject Xeomin into the affected muscles responsible for excessive saliva production. Sialorrhea treatment is quick, typically taking less than 30 minutes to complete.
Results for Months
At our practice in Aliso Viejo Sialorrhea patients typically notice a reduction in excessive saliva production within a few days after the Xeomin injection. The results of Xeomin injections can last for several months, and patients can receive additional injections as needed to maintain the desired results.
What a Relief
After our Sialorrhea Treatment Aliso Viejo patients can resume their normal activities immediately. However, we recommend avoiding rubbing or massaging the treated area for at least 24 hours after the procedure. Patients should also avoid lying down for at least four hours after the injection to prevent the spread of the toxin to other muscles.
Sialorrhea Treatment with Xeomin Injections typically takes less than 30 minutes to complete, with no downtime required.
The duration of the results of Xeomin injections can vary depending on the patient's individual needs and the severity of their condition. However, many patients experience relief for several months following treatment.
Like any medical procedure, Xeomin injections can have potential side effects. However, these side effects are typically mild and temporary, with the most common being mild pain or swelling at the injection site.
Yes, Xeomin injections are FDA-approved to treat several other conditions, including blepharospasm (eyelid spasms), cervical dystonia (neck spasms), and chronic migraines.
Xeomin injections for sialorrhea may be covered by some insurance plans, depending on the patient's individual coverage and medical needs. Patients should consult with their insurance provider to determine their coverage options.
Xeomin injections may be a suitable treatment option for individuals who experience excessive saliva production due to medical conditions such as Parkinson's disease, cerebral palsy, stroke, and ALS. However, it is essential to consult with a medical professional to determine if Xeomin injections are the right treatment option for your individual needs and medical history.
We are dedicated to providing comprehensive oral health treatment to all our patients. Our team, led by Dr. Tafreshi, believes that a solid doctor-patient relationship is built on mutual trust and respect. We work closely with each patient to establish a lifelong partnership and provide personalized treatment plans. We want you to feel empowered in making decisions about your oral health. Don't let dental care be a luxury out of reach; we believe a beautiful smile is easily achievable for everyone. Schedule an appointment today, and let us help you achieve your dental goals.
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