What is Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation?
The Chao Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation is a fast and effective procedure that corrects gum recession by straightening or correcting receding or uneven gum lines near the the crown of the tooth. The gums are repaired without the use of traditional surgery such as grafting, stitching and/or cutting.
Why is it Needed?
Gum recession is when gum tissue pulls away from the surfaces of teeth, exposing the roots of the teeth. Initial signs of gum recession include increased tooth sensitivity, and the appearance of elongated teeth. Receding gum tissue is generally the result of advanced, untreated gum disease, also known as periodontal disease. Other causes include aggressive tooth brushing, poor oral hygiene, medications, orthodontic treatments, a strong, uneven bite, and of course genetics.
Performing Pinhole Rejuvenation
Only a handful of specially trained dentists can perform this highly selective procedure. Our own Dr. Marin has completed additional training and is one of the few clinicians in Marin County certified to perform the Chao Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation procedure.
What Can I Expect During Pinhole Rejuvenation?
First, the affected teeth are cleaned. A local anesthetic is applied to numb the area to be treated. A small entry point is made in the gum above the tooth, and then a special dental instrument is used to massage the gums gently into their ideal position.
Next, collagen is placed under the gums to keep them in place.
Is It Painful?
It is a minimally invasive procedure and takes very little time to perform. Any potential discomfort is staved off with a local anesthetic to numb the area prior to the surgery. Bonus: no downtime needed for recovery!
Benefits of Chao Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation
Over the years, case studies have demonstrated long lasting, successful results. In addition, Pinhole Rejuvenation Reduces the side effects of other gum surgery options, such as swelling, bleeding, and pain as well as…
Provides an immediate smile transformation
Does not require any incisions or stitches
Offers an accelerated recovery period
One visit can treat multiple areas
Treating Gum Recession in Corte Madera
Are you wondering if you are experiencing or showing signs of gum recession? Are you concerned about the side effects and postoperative pain of gum grafting? Our team is happy to discuss both details and benefits of Chao Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation with you. Contact our office today to schedule a complimentary consultation: 415-927-4000.