June 10, 2017

Receding gums can be caused by a variety of dental problems, and they can lead to low self-esteem and self-image issues. Despite the emotional difficulties caused by receding gums, there is a way to restore your smile to its original glory. Pinhole surgical technique is a new treatment that effectively treats gum recession. It is minimally invasive, and there is no need to make incisions. Continue reading to learn more about this remarkable treatment for receding gums.

How Does It Work?

The pinhole surgical technique restores the gum line without the need for any type of incisions. The technique works by making exceptionally small holes in the gums. These holes loosen existing tissue and allow it to cover the areas that lack full coverage. There have been no observable complications, and patients can have several teeth treated during a single visit. It can restore gums that have worn away due to:

  • Overly aggressive brushing or flossing
  • Gum disease
  • Misaligned bite
  • Clenching or grinding of the teeth
  • Use of tobacco
  • Hormonal changes

Most patients who receive the treatment notice an immediate improvement in the quality of their smile.

Signs of Receding Gums

Receding gums are more common than many people think, and as mentioned above, it can have many causes. Luckily for patients, many prominent signs of gum recession can be easily identified. Keep an eye out for any of the following symptoms:

  • Extreme tooth sensitivity
  • The formation of a notch near the gum line
  • Exposed tooth structure
  • Gums pulling away from the teeth

Tooth sensitivity is one of the most common symptoms of this condition, and without treatment, it can become painful.

Contact Our Office to Schedule an Appointment

If you are considering the pinhole surgical technique, do not hesitate to contact the office of Dr. Roshanzamir. Dr. Roshanzamir is a leading provider of this treatment, and many residents of Vancouver, BC have already benefitted from surgery. Contact our office today for to learn more or schedule an appointment.



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