Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique (PST™) Receding gum treatment performed by Dr Colin Houston in Staines, Middlesex
Gum recession refers to the loss of gum tissue along the gum line. This can occur as a result of periodontal disease (gingivitis, periodontitis, advanced periodontitis), the natural aging process, or abrasive habits when it comes to brushing the teeth.
During the Pinhole Surgical Technique™, a needle is used to make a small hole in the patient’s existing gum tissue. Through this pinhole, special instruments are used to gently loosen the gum tissue. These tools help expand and slide the gum line to cover the exposed root structure.
There are no grafts, no sutures, and no incisions needed with the Pinhole Surgical Technique™. It involves simply the adjustment of the existing tissue.
The benefits of the Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique™ are many:
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