Here at Aesthetic Family Dentistry, we are always looking at new ways to treat our patients in the best ways possible. If that treatment is also minimally invasive, very effective and can get you back on your feet with minimum recovery all the better. One such treatment is for receding gums and it is now available at your favorite Denville dentist.
Called the Chao PinholeTM Surgical Technique (PST), this new procedure changes the way we treat receding gums and is an exciting addition to the range of treatments we offer!
Pinhole Surgical Technique
Gum recession occurs either naturally as we age or can be caused by periodontal disease, lifestyle choices or poor dental hygiene. Receding gums don’t look great but also expose the root of the tooth to infection, which can cause further complications. Previously, treatment required a soft tissue graft, quite an involved process that required a lot of recovery. Now all that has changed.
The Pinhole Surgical Technique is a real innovation. Invented and patented by John Chao, DDS, MADG, the procedure does away with invasive dental surgery. Instead, it uses special needles and fine instruments to make tiny holes in the gum. We then work from within that hole, negating the need for further incisions.
This advance is significant in that the pinhole is the only incision we need to make. Everything else can be done inside that tiny hole with some specialist tools. The results speak for themselves. Best of all, rather than taking a few days to recover, it takes only an hour or two.
Regular readers of the Aesthetic Family Dentistry will know how seriously we take the holistic part of our practice. You will also realize how excited we are to be able to offer the Pinhole Surgical Technique to our patients!
It fulfills all our criteria for a holistic treatment. It will only be performed when absolutely necessary. It is minimally invasive. It needs very little, if any anesthetic. It needs no incisions and no stiches. It offers a very quick recovery and best of all, it works!
Our very own Dr. Steiner will be performing this innovative new treatment for gum recession at our Denville, New Jersey Dentist’s office. If you’re suffering from gum recession and would like fast, effective treatment that will have you back in action within hours, visit Aesthetic Family Dentistry today!