Gummy Smile

Gingival or gummy smile refers to excessive display of upper gums during smiling. Until about a decade ago, surgical and orthodontic interventions were the only mode of treatment. With the advances in medical knowledge, injection of dermal fillers and botulinum toxin have proven to be effective treatment options that are non-surgical, and with less downtime. At One Clinic MD, the approach to treatment of this condition is individualized and planned after a thorough medical evaluation by our highly-skilled, board-certified physicians.

To find out more about how we can help you treat yourself, please contact us at One Clinic MD.

Treatment Times

Treating This Condition

  • Excessive display of upper gum area.

Risks & adverse effects

Botox Cosmetic® treatments, in particular, are one of the safest non-surgical procedures performed. It provides a temporary effect. The single most important adverse effect is botulism which can occur as a result of improper dose injection causing difficulty with swallowing and breathing. The main complication of Botox Cosmetic® treatments are procedural, in that “unwanted results” may occur. These may include temporary facial nerve paralysis, facial and/or eyebrow droop, or a surprised look of the eyebrows. As such a comprehensive knowledge of anatomy is essential and will lessen the risk of occurrence of these events. There may be redness, pain and swelling associated with the site of injection which is all short-lived and spontaneously resolves. There is a possibility of bruising, as is with every injection which will resolve within 7-10 days. To minimize this, we ask our patients to avoid the use of blood thinners such as aspirin, ibuprofen family of medications, vitamin E, ginseng, unless as directed by your physician. Our doctors will provide further instructions to you in case of bruising to speed recovery time and resolution. At One Clinic MD, your safety and satisfaction with your results is our first and foremost priority.

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