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Botox Injections for a Gummy Smile

Botox Injections for a Gummy Smile


Why have Botox for a Gummy Smile?

A gummy smile can have several reasons. It takes a proper dental assessment to decide which course of action will best help. Having performed many plastic surgical treatments on gums The Norup Clinic says that they are not pleasant but in some instances, nevertheless, the right treatment.

If you are so lucky that the crowns of your teeth have the appropriate size and are located in the right proportion in the mouth then the simplest option is Botox. You are showing your gums because you have a very active lifting muscle. Botox can relax that muscle and adjust the lift to the right level. The Norup Clinic likes to take it stepwise to slowly lower the lip to the exact right level. The injection is easy and quick.


Are there other benefits by having Botox for a gummy smile?

Not really. It is amazing and easy for you when it works but it takes skill to get it right.


What are the negative effects of Botox for a gummy smile?

The injection needs to be one or two injections but they have to be performed in the exactly right spot and with exactly the right amount. Too much and there will be a temporary drop of the lip. The Botox can diffuse sideways and affect other powerful muscles and that again will affect the smile line. There is minimal risk of bruising.



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