• Bruxism (clenching and grinding)
  • Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder
  • Chronic migraines and headaches
  • Other types of pain in the head and neck
  • A gummy smile
  • Wrinkles around the mouth
  • Wrinkles in the forehead and around the eyes (i.e. crows feet, frowning lines)
  • Creases in the upper and lower lip area, helping to elevate the corners of the mouth


We can administer a local anesthetic prior to the treatment for patients with pain sensitivity to ensure you are comfortable throughout the injection process. Treatment with Botox is quick and effective, with minimal downtime after the procedure. Therapeutic doses of Botox typically last three to four months, but some patients may continue to notice the positive effects of treatment for longer than that.

Learn more in a consultation

If you have been searching for a “dentist near me” that performs Botox injections with skill and precision, the team at Volterra Dental is here to help. Dr. Richard Blackburn will talk with you about your symptoms and perform a thorough evaluation to determine whether Botox or another type of therapy is best for your specific needs. To schedule your consultation, call our Los Alamitos, CA office today at (562) 501-3188!

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Dr. Richard Blackburn is a highly sought after dentist in Los Alamitos. Having received training at Midwestern University, he earned a strong reputation amongst his instructors and peers as an exceptionally skilled and professional clinician. He possesses extensive training and experience in wisdom teeth extractions, root canals, restorations, implant placement, sleep, and TMJ analysis, among other general dentistry treatments. In addition to enjoying family time, he loves to visit the beach. Being born and raised in Southern Orange County, he is keen to give back to the community and strives to build lasting relationships through comfortable, customized, and high-quality dental treatments.