Advanced gum disease can lead to the development of receding gums. As the tissue begins to pull away from the base of a patients’ teeth, it exposes the delicate roots and bone structure that holds our teeth into position. Once exposed, harmful oral bacteria can slowly erode the base of our teeth until the structures that hold our teeth become so badly damaged that permanent tooth loss occurs.
Until recently, the only treatment we could offer to patients for gum recession was periodontal gum grafts and sutures. While an incredibly effective means for treating gum recession, grafting treatments can cause significant patient discomfort as the procedure requires the surgical removal and transplant of healthy gum tissue from one part of the mouth to areas exposed by receding gum lines. Now with the Pinhole Surgical Technique, Dr. Goldwyn can offer patients a minimally invasive option for restoring their gums back to health.
How the Pinhole Surgical Technique Works
Unlike traditional gum recession treatment that requires transplanting healthy tissue from the mouth to graft over areas exposed by receding gum lines, the revolutionary Pinhole Surgical Technique offers a minimally invasive option that restores gum tissue back to its original position.
The technique involves slipping a needle into the gum tissue to make a small hole, through which Dr. Goldwyn can insert specially shaped dental instruments he can use to stretch gum tissue and pull it down towards it original position covering the base of a patient’s teeth. Special instruments are then inserted into the gum line to hold the tissue into position while the natural healing process begins the reattachment process. That’s it! No surgery, no gum grafts, just a healthier, great looking smile after just one appointment.
The Advantages of the Pinhole Surgical Technique
The Pinhole Surgical Technique offers our patients a variety of advantages when compared to traditional periodontal gum grafts and sutures, including:
- A minimally invasive procedure that requires no cutting or stiches to complete.
- The pinhole technique causes minimal patient discomfort with very little bleeding.
- Goldwyn can treat multiple areas at once without having to wait for grafts to fully heal.
- The Pinhole Surgical Technique can restore a patient’s gums back to health after just one treatment session.
- No surgery or stiches means less time to heal, offering patients full recovery quickly.
- No stiches or visible marks means you can start smiling with renewed confidence immediately after your treatment is complete.
A Better Solution to Periodontal Gum Grafts
Don’t let gum recession ruin your smile and threaten your long-term oral health. Restore your gums back to health and get the better looking smile you’ve been wanting with the revolutionary Pinhole Surgical Technique. Contact our office today to see if this remarkable advance in periodontal treatment is right for you.