Receding gums are often a
symptom of periodontal disease. Gum
recession typically occurs due to genetics, hormonal changes, smoking
tobacco, aggressive brushing or hardened buildup of plaque. Although you should
be able to see a change in the appearance of your gum line, you will also
notice a difference due to loose teeth, pain on the gum line, red gum tissue
and constant bleeding. You will need to schedule an appointment at the office
of Dr. Parviz Roshanzamir to reverse the effects through the Chao Pinhole® SurgicalTechnique
Traditional Gum Grafting Is Intimidating
Gum grafting is more invasive than some people may be comfortable with. This procedure
typically has to be done under general anesthesia. The dentist will need to make a
small incision, remove the inflamed tissue and suture the opening. Recovery
generally takes about six weeks with this treatment.
PST® Comes With
The main reason why patients
ask about PST® is that it doesn't require your dentist to actually remove any gum tissues. Instead, our dentist will create
extremely small holes in the tissue to loosen it. It then gets moved
over the area where recession has occurred. With this procedure, the gum tissue
heals much more quickly.
The actual time you will
spend in the dentist’s chair decreases substantially. You will also enjoy a
shorter recovery period, and overall, there will be less discomfort associated
with the treatment. Additionally, since less pain comes with PST®, our dentist can work on several areas in one sitting
instead of stretching out the appointments.
The Best Treatments Are at Our Office
At the first sign of gum recession, you need to schedule an appointment
at Dr. Roshanzamir’s office. Our team of experienced dentists offer
cutting-edge treatments to ensure our patients get the treatment they need with as little discomfort as possible.
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