Gum recession is one of those conditions that is associated with getting older.

People who have noticeable gum recession are said to be, ‘long in the tooth’. Age is not the only cause of gum recession, factors that can cause gum recession.

Other causes include; periodontal disease, genetic predisposition, aggressive tooth brushing and crooked teeth. Time tends to accentuate gum recession.

It becomes very noticeable and the roots of your teeth become exposed. Gum recession causes deterioration to your teeth as well as your smile.

Gum Recesssion

Once the lower parts of your teeth are exposed. They are more inclined to decay because there is no enamel to protect the roots. Therefore, sadly teeth are likely to become loose and fall out easily.

Having healthy gums results in having a healthy mouth. So you will need to make sure that your gums are in tip top condition before you embark on gum recession surgery. If you are a current smoker or still have periodontal disease you will not be able to have treatment straight away.

This would be a good time to give up smoking and get all of your other dental issues solved.

The Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique

 Gum Recession

The Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique is very simple. It will not leave you with unsightly stitches and a painful mouth at the end of your treatment.

The Pinhole Surgical Technique does not rely on skin grafts and can be completed in one session.

An incision is made into the patient’s gum using a needle. Then specially invented dental instruments are used to stretch the gum. Enabling it to expand and cover the exposed roots. There is no need to use a scalpel or any other blades. This is because the principle behind the whole procedure is an adjustment of existing gum tissue.

One of the greatest benefits of The Pinhole Surgical Technique is that you can smile confidently straight away after treatment. There will be very little evidence of the procedure to be seen. If you are interested in finding out more about the Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique to solve your problem please click here.

If you think that the Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique could be the answer to your problems. Then please feel free to make an appointment and we can discuss the best course of treatment.