Receding gums not only look unsightly, they’re unhealthy too. They make it easier for bacteria to get in between your teeth and gums, which can cause all kinds of dental damage. A gum graft is the usual procedure for repairing gum recession. But you may be interested in a less invasive, more comfortable alternative called a Chao Pinhole® gum rejuvenation.
In contrast to a gum graft, a Chao Pinhole procedure can be completed in about an hour, which is why it’s sometimes called a lunchtime gum lift. Recovery time is much quicker too, since there are no incisions or stitching involved.
If your gums have receded due to gum disease or another cause, you may be a candidate for a Chao Pinhole gum rejuvenation. Take our quiz to find out, then call Dental Images of Oklahoma City at 405-395-2283. Dr. Kevin Layton will determine the best way to return your gums to health.