If the gums wear away or recede for any reason, you may be at a higher risk of developing tooth sensitivity, cavities below the natural gum line and other oral health problems. Gum recession can also take away from the beauty of your smile. Receding gums are one of the side effects of periodontal disease, but may also occur for several other reasons including:
The Pinhole Surgical Technique offers numerous benefits to the patient, including:
The PST™ treatment is relatively simple because there are no incisions or stitches involved. Our periodontists use special instruments to make a tiny hole in the gums and loosens the gum tissue to move it over the areas with gum recession. The gums will heal in this new position very quickly and you will notice results immediately.
Dr. Eastman incorporates the latest techniques in reconstructive periodontics, tissue engineering, dental implants placement and was among the first group of dentists in the U.S. trained in computer guided implant surgery.