Gummy Smile Treatment

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Gummy Smile Treatment

Welcome to our comprehensive guide on transforming your smile with Botox treatments for gummy
smiles. If you are struggling with excessive gum exposure when you smile, Botox can offer a minimally invasive and effective solution to enhance your confidence and achieve a more balanced smile. Read
on to discover how Botox can revolutionize your smile aesthetics.

Understanding Gummy Smiles
A gummy smile, characterized by excessive gum display when smiling, can often lead to self-
consciousness and dissatisfaction with one’s appearance. While there are various causes of gummy
smiles, such as excessive gum tissue, hyperactive lip muscles, or a short upper lip, the good news is
that there are non-surgical options available to address this concern.

Introducing Botox for Gummy Smiles
Botox, widely known for its cosmetic applications, has gained popularity as an effective treatment
for gummy smiles. By strategically injecting Botox into specific muscles responsible for elevating the
upper lip, we can achieve a more harmonious balance between the gums and teeth when smiling.
This technique relaxes the hyperactive muscles, reducing the elevation of the upper lip and
consequently minimizing gum exposure.

Benefits of Botox for Gummy Smile Treatment


Non-Invasive Solution

Unlike surgical procedures, Botox offers a non-invasive approach to
correcting gummy smiles. There’s no need for incisions or extensive recovery time, making it
a convenient option for individuals seeking quick results with minimal downtime.

Natural-Looking Results

Botox injections are carefully administered to achieve subtle yet
noticeable improvements in smile aesthetics. The treatment aims to enhance your natural
smile without compromising facial expressions or mobility.

Customized Treatment Plans

Our experienced professionals tailor each Botox treatment
plan to suit the unique needs and preferences of our patients. Whether you require mild or
more significant adjustments, we strive to deliver personalized care and optimal outcomes.

Quick and Painless Procedure

Botox injections for gummy smile treatment are relatively
quick and virtually painless. Most patients can resume their daily activities immediately after
the procedure, making it an ideal lunchtime cosmetic enhancement.

Dr. Inna Piskorska

Dr. Inna is an American-trained dentist. Her philosophy to dental care is about building relationships with her patients. She likes to spend time with patients explaining dental treatment options, and ensures that her patients are comfortable during their visit.


  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, University of Washington, USA
  • Doctorate of Dental Surgery, University of Washington, USA
  • 2-Year comprehensive Residency Program, San Antonio, Texas, USA

Professional Activities

Dr Inna is experienced in advanced dental treatments such as – dental rehabilitations, implants, bone augmentations, sinus lifts, CAD/CAM technology and sedation dentistry.

Dr. Loke Weiqiang

Dr Loke Weiqiang graduated from the National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Dentistry in 2006 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery along with numerous academic awards (Dean's List, Best Clinical Student, Distinction in Prosthodontics, Distinction in Clinical Dentistry, University Medal, Loh Fun Chee Gold Medal, F.A.C. Oehler’s Gold Medal, Hashim Yaacob Research Award). In 2009, he was awarded the NUS Overseas Graduate Scholarship, where he pursued his advanced specialty training at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in Periodontics and Prosthodontics, as part of his 5-year dual-speciality Master of Science residency program. After completing his US Board Certifications in Prosthodontics and Periodontics in 2014, Dr Loke returned to his alma mater as an Assistant Professor at NUS. During his tenure, he received multiple educator and research awards (SEAADE-DENTSPLY Asia Research Award in Dental Education and Teaching Innovation, Exxon Mobil-NUS Research Fellowship Award). He was also a co-investigator in 2 National Medical Research Council (NMRC) research grants in Cardiosleep Medicine and the NUS BIGHEART grant. One of his research publications, entitled "Wirelessly operated bioelectronic sutures for the monitoring of deep surgical wounds”, was featured in NATURE Biomedical Engineering- a top-tier journal in Biomedicine. Dr Loke is a dual-trained Dental Specialist in Prosthodontics, with a keen interest in Oral Implantology and Dental Sleep Medicine. A passionate and firm believer of education at heart after spending more than 11 years as a full-time academic at NUS, he continues to teach part-time at NUS and at study clubs locally and overseas. Dr Loke is currently in full-time private practice, and remains as a Visiting Consultant at the National University Center for Oral Health, Singapore (NUCOHS). Outside of clinical practice, he serves as President of Prosthodontics Society Singapore, is a board member of Asian Board of Prosthodontics (Asian Academy of Prosthodontics) and a member of the NUS Medicine International Council. Apart from devoting his passion and time in caring for his patients, he enjoys travelling and exploring new cultures with his family (wife and 2 boys).


  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery, National University of Singapore
  • Master of Science, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
  • Certificate in Prosthodontics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
  • Certificate in Periodontology and Oral Implantology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
  • Dental Specialist in Prosthodontics

Professional Activities

• American Board of Prosthodontics, Diplomate
• American Board of Periodontics, Diplomate
• American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, Member
• Prosthodontic Society Singapore, President
• Singapore Sleep Society, Member

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