gummy smile

With Gummy smile Botox, you can have a smile that looks more beautiful and more attractive.

What is Gummy Smile?

Gummy Smile is defined as the number of excess gums, that is revealed more than the aesthetically accepted standard while smiling, on the upper jaw exposed. Gummy smile, which is also known as Gingival Smile, implies reveal of gums more than it should while smiling. According to acceptable norms, gums appear only as a thin layer between teeth and lips while speaking or smiling. Gummy smile shows too much of the gum line in people who have this condition.

Gummy Smile which makes gums look swollen and unhealthy is among the problems that have psychological repercussions on the patient and cause them to have low self-esteem.

What Are the Main Causes of Gummy Smile?

  • Inflammations which may arise from gum diseases.
  • Having shorter teeth than normal.
  • Having a thin upper lip.
  • Enlarged bones of the upper jaw.
  • Gums that become enlarged, which can be a side effect of some drugs.
  • Hyperactive muscles of the upper lip.

How is Gummy Smile Treated?

Gummy Smile is an aesthetic problem that can be treated with several methods. Such methods are mainly divided into two categories as permanent and temporary. While Botox for Gummy Smile is used as a temporary method, tooth extension operation can be preferred as the permanent method.

How is Gummy Smile Botox Performed?

Gummy Smile Botox is a Botox procedure performed on certain points on the nasolabial line. Before gummy smile Botox is performed, cream with a local anesthetic effect is applied on the said area. After the cream begins to take effect, the area is sterilized as required and injection is performed. The procedure takes approximately 5 minutes and patients can immediately resume their normal activities.

CyprusMedi Clinik offer wide range of Botox treatments for several cosmetic concerns including Botox for treating gummy smile. If you are not happy with your smile which shows too much of your gum line, Botox treatment can be the right choice for you.

What Are the Advantages of Botox for Gummy Smile?

  • Treatment sessions do not take more than 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Injections are minimally invasive and does not cause any pain.
  • Results become visible faster than that in other methods.
  • Injections can be adjusted in accordance with treatment targets.
  • Results are completely natural and contribute to and preserve the evenly proportioned facial structure.

Does Patient Feel Pain During Injection of Gummy Smile Botox?

The pain that might be felt is reduced as much as possible through topical anesthetic creams that are applied before Gummy Smile Botox procedure is performed. In addition to this, cold compress is put on the said area during the procedure. Moreover, during the Botox procedure, thin needles which are named as ghost needles are used for injection and it is an effective method that helps reduce the pain.

How Long Does Gummy Smile Botox Last?

You can have the perfect smile that lasts for 4 to 6 months with Gummy Smile Botox. Botox which begins to lose its effect gradually starting from month 4 may require a repeat injection within the sixth month.

Can Gummy Smile Botox Be Repeated?

A person who gets gummy smile Botox can get it repeated after it loses its effect. While it does not give any harm to health or aesthetics, through repeated Botox injections, your specific facial muscles become conditioned, and the results will start to last longer.

For Whom Gummy Smile Botox is Contraindicated?

  • Pregnant women and breastfeeding women,
  • People with skin infection,
  • Cancer patients,
  • People with bleeding disorders and muscle diseases,
  • People with severe psychiatric disorders,
  • In case of conditions under which patients must take anticoagulant (blood thinners).

Women and men, who are over 18 and who do not have any of the conditions mentioned above, can opt to treat their gummy smile with Botox.

Does Facial Expression Change After Gummy Smile Botox?

Gummy Smile Botox does not cause any change in facial expression; however, the way the patient’s face appears while smiling and speaking is improved.

As facial muscles are not exposed to any direct or indirect intervention during Gummy Smile Botox injection, expression on other parts of the face does not change.

What Are the Side Effects of Gummy Smile Botox?

After Gummy Smile Botox is injected, mild redness and partial swelling may occur on the sites of injection in patients with sensitive skin. These and similar side effects will go away if you put cold compress on the relevant areas for a couple of hours.

While Gummy Smile Botox does not have any permanent side effect, some lip movements may be affected by injection of overdose Botox if it is injected more than required during the procedure. Such risk is quite low in cases of procedures which are performed by specialized physicians.

How Much Does Cyprus Gummy Smile Cost?

The pricing changes depending on the quality, brand and dose of the Botox used. For further information about Price of Gummy Smile and getting appointment immediately, please do not hesitate to contact us on our WhatsApp line +90 533 831 10 30 or telephone line +90 392 365 55 56.


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