If you have been diagnosed with receding gums or are showing signs of gum recession, your doctor may recommend the Pinhole Surgical Technique PST™ to restore your beautiful smile. This is an incision-free procedure that involves making a very small hole and special instruments to loosen the gum tissue and move it over the areas with gum recession. Many patients that undergo this procedure are surprised how simple and minimally invasive the entire process is, and PST™ may be just what you need to take care of receding gums and restore your smile.
The Pinhole Surgical Technique PST™ was invented and patented by John Chao, D.D.S. and has been deemed a ‘breakthrough’ technique for gum recession and treatment options for receding gums.
Gum recession is just one of the signs of periodontal disease (gum disease), but can also be caused by using the wrong tooth brushing technique or as a side effect of certain medications that increase the risk of periodontal disease. Traditional gum surgery and some orthodontic treatments can also cause gum recession because
Some of the key benefits of PST™ include:
No bleeding gums, swelling, or pain that is associated with gum surgery
Immediate cosmetic benefits
Corrects gum recession without surgery
No incisions or sutures involved
Fast recovery and healing time
Multiple teeth can be treated in a single visit
Healthier and more attractive smile
If you are concerned about receding gums and want to explore alternatives to a gum grafting procedure, set up a consultation with your doctor today! We can discuss the benefits of The Pinhole Surgical Technique PST™ in more detail and determine whether you are a good candidate for the procedure.