What is Gummy Smile?
Is Botox the Most Effective Solution? What is unknown about Botox Treatment and Gummy Smile Price information, our aesthetic physicians, our valuable teachers, Dr. Ayşegül GİRGİN and Dr. We asked İsmail Metin HOŞER.
Smile; It is a dynamic voluntary activity that occurs between the peripheral musculature, teeth and maxillary jawbone morphology; It occurs as a result of the contraction of the muscle groups in the middle and lower third of the face and the appearance of teeth and gums. Smiling is an effective way people use to convey their feelings. It is also an important element for communication and bodily expression in social life and is one of the key factors in creating the first impression.
What is Gummy Smile?
Gummy Smile refers to the condition of the gums appearing more than 2-3 mm during laughing or talking. A normal gingival appearance shows itself very thinly between the tooth and lip when speaking or laughing. In individuals with Gummy Smile, the gums appear much more prominent and thick.
What Causes Gummy Smile?
- Inflammation due to gingival diseases,
- The size of the teeth is smaller than normal,
- Upper lip thinner than normal
- Bone growth in the upper jaw.
- Enlargement of the gums over time due to the side effects caused by the use of some drugs (due to cichlorosporin and some hypertensive drugs)
- The muscles that lift the upper lip (especially the levator labi superior muscle) are very active.
Use of Botox in Gummy Smile Cases
In 1981, ophthalmologist Alan Scott treated strabismus (strabismus) with botulinum toxin, paving the way for treatment studies with this toxin. It was first approved by the FDA in 1989 for the treatment of my eye muscle problems. Afterwards, it has been used in cases such as neck problems, excessive sweating, facial wrinkles (glabellar lines), and its medical and cosmetic spectrum has expanded from past to present. The use of botox in gummy smile cases started with Dr. Michael Kane, a plastic surgeon, in 1992 and continued with Niamtu in 1999 and Mario Polo in 2005. has come to the present.
Who Should Not Apply Gummy Smile Botox?
- Pregnant and lactating women,
- For those with skin infections,
- to cancer patients,
- Those who have bleeding disorders and muscle diseases,
- Those with advanced psychiatric disorders,
- It should not be applied in cases where blood thinners should be used.
- Apart from this, every patient with a gingival smile, in other words, a smile aesthetic (Gummy Smile), can be treated with botox.
For the treatment of Gummy Smile, in some cases, gingival shortening and some jaw surgeries are also applied by dentists. As Smileest physicians, after examining the patient, we inform the patient about the appropriate treatment method.
How is Botox Used in Gummy Smile Treatment?
Botox injections made into our speech or laughing muscles, which cause our smile aesthetics to not deteriorate, are used as a painless treatment, the effect of which lasts up to 4-6 months, by injecting 2 to 5 points depending on the condition of the gum smile.
Is It Applied To Every Patient With Gum Smile Problem?
This treatment method is not recommended for every patient who has a gingival smile problem. The patients we recommend; These are dynamic gingival appearance problems in which the upper lip muscles are very active. If tooth and gum problems are the primary problem, a consultation with the dentist must be made.
Does It Cause Speech/Chewing Disorder?
There is no problem in the treatments performed by expert hands. At this stage, our physicians, Dr. We recommend you to review the biographies of Ayşegül GİRGİN and İsmail Metin HOŞER. Since the treatment to be performed in this context will not affect the facial muscles of the person, the function of these muscles continues in the same way as before the procedure.
Does it have an effect on other muscles of my face?
Botox only affects the injected muscle. When it is done by specialist physicians, it is not possible to spread to other muscles of the face. Therefore, it does not cause any problems or permanent damage to other facial muscles.
What is the 2022 Gummy Smile Price / Costs?
It is useful to remember that the costs of the treatment vary according to which surgical procedure will be performed on which patient, the patient and the experience of the physician who will administer the treatment. The quality and brand of the botox to be used are among the most important elements of the price scale. It is illegal for centers approved by the Ministry of Health to give prices on social media and websites.
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