Pinhole Surgical Technique
Pinhole Surgical Technique PST
If gum surgery for receding gums is something you are thinking about, we invite you to consider The Surgical Pinhole Technique (PST) ™ in Loma Linda, CA with Dr. Roger Sohn. This minimally invasive gum surgery can repair gum recession caused by gum disease, bruxism, genetics, and other reasons faster than traditional treatments.
Gum Disease and Loose Teeth
Aside from accidents and trauma, which can make teeth loose, most patients who come to us for loose teeth treatment are dealing with gum disease. Gum disease is a progressive problem caused by oral bacteria that destroys gum and bone tissue. Deep pockets can develop between the teeth and gums, providing a place for bacteria to continue to grow and eat away at connective tissue and bone. Once this happens, the teeth lose stability. Without intervention, they are at great risk of becoming lost.
Gum Disease and Bleeding Gums
Do Your Gums Bleed When You Brush or Floss?
Sore and painful gums should not be ignored. If you have bleeding gums, set up an appointment for an oral evaluation with your doctor as soon as possible.
Here is a closer look at some common causes of bleeding gums:
- Gum Disease
Gum Disease and Bad Breath
Are You Self Conscious About Your Bad Breath? We Can Help!
Bad breath can be a result of poor dental hygiene but can also be a sign of other health problems.
Factors that affect bad breath include:
- Poor Oral Hygiene
- Lifestyle Habits
- Gum Disease
- Dry Mouth
- Chronic Illness
Symptoms and Treatment for Receding Gums in Loma Linda, CA
Gum recession is usually a symptom of periodontal disease, but may also be a result of other factors. Dr. Roger Sohn can diagnose the cause and suggest a suitable treatment for patients with receding gums Loma Linda, CA.
Gum recession causes
Don't Live With Tooth Sensitivity Or Discomfort
Gum Recession Causes:
Gum recession has a variety of causes and is often a result of a combination of factors. Some of these factors include:
Poor Dental Hygiene
Tobacco Product Use
Crooked or Misaligned Teeth
Gum recession prevention
Prevent The Progression Or Development Of Gum Recession
Preventing Gum RecessionSome of the best ways to prevent gum recession include:
Using the Right Brushing Technique
Avoiding Clenching and Grinding the Teeth
Receiving Treatment for Misalignment of the Teeth
Breaking Bad Habits that Irritate the Gums
Wearing a Nightguard
Gum recession treatment options
Treatment Options for Receding Gums
In order to restore your oral health, you will need to seek professional treatment with Dr. Roger Sohn in Loma Linda, CA for receding gums.
Gum recession treatment and prevention options include:
- Gum Graft Procedure
- Periodontal Therapy
- Pinhole Surgical Technique (PST)
- Switching to a Soft Bristled or Electric Toothbrush
Importance of gum recession treatment
Consider Dr. Roger Sohn in Loma Linda, CA For Your Gum Recession Treatment
Treating Gum Recession
For many, recession can be a symptom of a greater, underlying dental issue. Some of the key reasons to treat gum recession early on include:
- May reduce the risk of loose teeth
- Reduces pain and discomfort associated with inflammation of the gum tissue
- Reduces tooth sensitivity
- Restores a healthy looking smile
- May reduce the risk of gum disease and other oral health problems