The Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique (PST™) is an innovative scalpel free, suture-free treatment option for patients with receding gums. This minimally invasive alternative to gum surgery can treat multiple areas of recession or even the entire mouth in a single visit. The PST™ treatment is relatively simple because there are no incisions or stitches involved. Our periodontists use a specially designed needle to make a tiny hole in the gum tissue. Using instruments unique to this procedure the gum tissue is then loosened and guided over the areas with gum recession. Since there is no cutting or stitching, patients can expect minimal post-operative symptoms (pain, swelling, and bleeding). Most patients are also excited and surprised by the instant cosmetic improvement. To learn more about the Pinhole Surgical Technique and find out if you may be a candidate please contact our office.