3 Ways the Pinhole Surgical Technique Can Benefit You

Tired of living with gum recession in Franklin Square, NY? Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to treat your gum recession symptoms in a minimally-invasive way, without needing to return for multiple appointments? Thankfully, such a treatment scenario is possible and is performed every day by the periodontal and dental professionals at Clocktower Dental.


While gum recession is commonly treated by removing healthy tissue from one site in the mouth and transferring it to the receded site, Clocktower Dental offers a virtually pain-free alternative to gum grafting. The Pinhole Surgical Technique™ (PST™) was invented to eliminate the need for gum grafting during gum recession treatment. It is a highly effective procedure that can be completed in a single office visit. Here are the top three ways PST can benefit you:


1.       Minimal Treatment Trauma


The Pinhole Surgical Technique™ is completed without a single scalpel incision or suture. Instead, a very small hole is made in the gums, through which special instruments are inserted for the purpose of loosening the gum tissue. Once the gum tissue has been sufficiently detached from the surface of the teeth, it can be moved over the receded areas. There is minimal trauma to the treatment site, which means that you will experience minimal pain and bleeding during the procedure.


2.       Faster Treatment Time


PST™ can be completed very quickly when compared to other common gum recession treatments. This means that you can often have multiple areas of your mouth treated during a single office visit, rather than returning to the office for multiple treatments.


3.       Quicker Recovery Time


Due to the minimally-invasive nature of PST™ and the fact that it does not require any sutures, your recovery time will be minimal when compared to other procedures. You will also have a reduced risk of post-surgical complications such as excessive bleeding and infection.


Schedule Your Appointment


If you have gum recession in Franklin Square, NY, you now have a minimally-invasive treatment option available to you. To find out more about PST™ or to schedule your appointment, call Clocktower Dental today.

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