Ive not done it myself so I dont know how easy or difficult it would be but have a look at creating your own custom font file where no.s 1 - 9 are dots and 0 is blank. Use a shape to cover the second digit.
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I'm having this problem too!
Edit: Nvm. Fixed it.
After upgrading from Cyanogenmod 7 to 9, the gmail portion of my UCCW widget would only display ---
I couldn't get rid of it so I simply uninstalled and ...