We are proud to offer gum recession therapy at our Hollywood, FL periodontal office using the innovative new Pin Hole technique. This technique allows us to correct recession without scalpels or sutures, which means fewer post-surgical symptoms for you.
Gum recession occurs as periodontal disease advances. It can also be caused by genetics, the aging process, and even overly aggressive brushing. Your hygienist will work with you at each cleaning to improve your home care routine, including refining your brushing technique. In most cases, a soft-bristle brush and gentle pressure are all that’s needed for good hygiene.
While gum recession is certainly a cosmetic problem, it’s also highly concerning from an oral health perspective. When your gums recede, the surfaces of your teeth’s roots become exposed, opening them up for tooth decay and other dental diseases.
Surgical techniques to restore gum tissue after recession usually include sutures and gum grafts. While this technique is effective, we are always looking for opportunities to improve our patients’ comfort and reduce the risk of complications. The Pin Hole technique does both of these without compromising safety or effectiveness.
The benefits of the Pin Hole technique include:
To learn more about the Pin Hole technique and to see if you are a candidate, call our office today. Do you live in Hollywood, Aventura, Broward County, Miami Dade, or South Florida? Pin Hole surgery for gum recession at our Hollywood, FL periodontal office might be right for you!
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