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Treating Gum Recession with the Pinhole Gum Lift

Taking good care of your mouth and sticking with a good oral hygiene regimen will help to prevent gum recession. You should:

  • Regularly visit Dr. Wall for annual checkups
  • Avoid tobacco use
  • Eat a healthy, unrefined diet
  • Use a soft bristle toothbrush
  • Use a proper tooth brushing technique
  • Correct TMJ problems
  • Address clenching and grinding teeth

Don’t Let Gum Recession Lead To Tooth Loss and Other Oral Health Issues. Pinhole Gum Lift Can Repair Your Gums To Keep Your Smile Healthy!

leaf icon Preventing Gum  Recession

If you have receding gums, you may be a candidate for a new, patented and conservative procedure to restore your gum line. Also known as the pinhole gum lift, this procedure is like laproscopy for your gums. Unlike the traditional, extremely painful gum grafting procedure that requires harvesting a large piece of tissue from the roof of the mouth, the pinhole gum lift involves no cutting and no stitching.

The pinhole surgical technique was invented and patented by John Chao, DDS. Dr. Wall is one of the small percentage of US dentists trained by Dr. Chao.

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leaf icon Some Factors Include

There are many factors that can cause gum recession. Some of these factors include:

  • Periodontal disease
  • Genetic predisposition
  • Aggressive tooth brushing
  • Hormonal fluctuations
  • Teeth grinding or clenching
  • A poor bite (TMJ)
  • Lip or tongue piercings

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