Receding gums can make your smile look unbalanced and may be embarrassing. But receding gums can also cause oral health complications. When gums recede too far they can expose the root of the tooth making patients susceptible to tooth loss or infection.
Gum health is essential to the overall stability and health of your smile. Knoxville, TN periodontist Dr. Robert Cain provides thorough and personalized periodontic treatment for receding gums and other gum conditions.
Receding Gum Treatment
Dr. Cain is highly trained and experienced in tissue additive procedures for the correction of receding gum lines. Offering a range of treatments for receding gums allows Dr. Cain to customize your periodontic treatment for consistent and natural looking results dependent on your personal oral health concerns.
Chao Pinhole Technique for Receding Gums
Dr. Cain is one of the only certified providers of the patented Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique in the Knoxville area. This state of the art technique eliminates the need for invasive gum surgery for the correction of receding gums.
Pinhole Surgical Technique requires no scalpels or sutures. With this innovative dental procedure, Dr. Cain is able to enter the gums through a tiny hole. He then uses a specially designed tool to loosen the gum tissue and reposition the gum line for a natural and properly proportioned gum line.
With PST patients experience significantly less discomfort, swelling and bleeding. The Pinhole Surgical Technique only takes 1-2 hours to complete and requires minimal downtime.
Schedule A Consultation
If your gumline is receding it is important to seek help as soon as possible. Call our Knoxville, TN dentist office or schedule a consultation online to learn more about what periodontic treatments can help restore balance and health to your smile.