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Can Botox Reduce Teeth Grinding?

Teeth grinding primarily occurs when people unconsciously clinch the jaw and grind their teeth, usually while they are asleep. The medical term for teeth grinding is Bruxism. The causes of Bruxism are unknown.  However, it is thought...

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Botox as an Antidepressant?

Could Botox directly treat depression?  Previously, people inside and outside of the medical field presumed that the improvement in a person's appearance by eliminating wrinkles and lines on the face reinforced positive emotions in...

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How Does Botox Actually Work?

Many of the fears that some people have about Botox stem from a misunderstanding of how Botox actually works.  Many clients come in and express concerns about muscles being paralyzed or about Botox spreading within their body. Understanding...

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The Origin and History of Botox

Botox is such a household word and brand nowadays that many people think it has been around for a very long time.  In fact, Botulinum toxin, the neurotoxic protein that makes up Botox, has been around in nature for at least...

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Introduction to Botox as a Wonder Drug

At Maine Laser Skin Care, we have been administering Botox since 2003, and are the most experienced and prolific injectors of Botox in the state of Maine.  Over the years, the popularity of Botox has exploded and has become a household...

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Everyone's Face is Unique

Many times we have clients who are referred to us here at Maine Laser Skin Care by friends who have had Botox or other treatments.  We love the trust that our satisfied customers have in us that they would entrust a friend or family member to...

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Smoother Eyes Without Surgery

As we get older, there comes a point where many of us look at our own eyes in the miror and see puffiness, sagging, or dark circles that don't go away with just a couple of good nights of sleep.  There are certainly some people...

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Can You Become Immune to Botox?

“Can you become immune to Botox?” is a common question that clients frequently ask us.  There is a small minority of people who feel that Botox treatments are less effective over time, and wonder about possible immunity or...

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What Can I Do For My Dimpled Chin?

  Believe it or not, all of us humans have a muscle in our chins.  It is called the mentalis muscle, but it is generally weak and many of us do not use it very often. However, there are some people who wrinkle the skin over their chins by...

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Safety First - Do Not Try This at Home

  First and foremost, we here at Maine Laser Skin Care and Medi-Spa consider safety to be our number-one priority when we perform aesthetic medical procedures to improve your skin and its appearance.  Therefore, we were particularly...

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