Gum recession is the process in which the margin of the gum tissue that surrounds the teeth wears away, or pulls back, exposing more of the tooth, or the tooth's root. The progression of gum recession can eventually weaken your teeth, causing greater sensitivity, root damage and even tooth loss.
Gum recession can result from several factors, including:
• Misaligned bite
• A genetic inclination toward gum recession
• Clenching or grinding
• Hormonal fluctuations
• Improper brushing
• Inadequate dental care over an extended period of time
• Periodontal disease
• Piercings of the lips, tongue, or gums
• Crooked teeth
What is Pinhole Surgical Technique™?
The Pinhole Surgical Technique™ (PST™) is also known as Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation™, is a new minimally invasive option for treating receding gums without the pain and recovery time required with gum grafting surgery.
There are no grafts, no sutures, and no incisions needed with the Pinhole Surgical Technique. It simply involves the adjustment of the existing tissue.
Since there is no incision or suturing, patients can expect minimal post-operative symptoms (pain, swelling and bleeding). Most patients also are pleasantly surprised by the instant cosmetic improvement.
Advantages of Pinhole Surgical Technique ™ (PST™)
• No incisions or sutures
• No need for scalpels or invasive surgical tools
• No need to take donor tissue from the patient’s palate
• Fast recovery and healing time
• Multiple teeth can be treated in one visit
• Excellent, natural-looking, long-lasting results
Treat Your Recession Today!
If you are concerned about receding gums and want to explore alternatives to a gum grafting procedure, please call us today! We will be happy to discuss the details and benefits of The Pinhole Surgical Technique™.
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