Dr. Riten Patel Performs Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England
Gum recession breakthrough treatment also known as Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation™ and Lunchtime Gum Lift™
The Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique (PST®), invented and patented by John Chao, D.D.S., is a scalpel-free, suture-free procedure for treating gum recession.
This procedure is performed by making a small hole with a needle in the gum tissue. Using specially designed instruments, the gum tissue is loosened and guided over the receded part of the tooth. Since there is no incision or suturing, patients can expect minimal post-operative symptoms (pain, swelling and bleeding). Most patients also are pleasantly surprised by the instant cosmetic improvement.
To learn more about the Pinhole® Surgical Technique, please contact our office.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is gum recession?
Gum recession refers to the loss of gum tissue along the gumline. This can occur as a result of periodontal disease (gingivitis, periodontitis, advanced periodontitis), the natural aging process, or abrasive habits when it comes to brushing the teeth.
Why should gum recession be taken seriously?
When gum recession occurs, the root structure of the tooth becomes exposed. This means that tooth decay and other problems can affect the teeth along the gumline and beneath it. Since healthy gums are essential for a healthy mouth, getting gum recession treated is important for lasting dental wellness.
What is Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique?
The Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique is a minimally invasive option for treating gum recession. Unlike traditional grafting techniques, PST is scalpel and suture free.
All of the tools and techniques used to perform the Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique were created by Dr. John Chao.
How does Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique differ from traditional gum grafting?
Traditional gum recession treatments involve the use of donor tissue or soft tissue grafts in order to rebuild the gumline. This soft tissue would be sutured in place and would join with existing gum tissue as it healed. While this traditional grafting treatment is effective, comparable results with better patient experience can be achieved through the Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique.
How is Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique performed?
During the Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique, a needle is used to make a small hole in the patient's existing gum tissue. Through this pinhole, special instruments are used to gently loosen the gum tissue. These tools help expand and slide the gumline to cover the exposed root structure. There are no grafts, no sutures, and no incisions needed with the Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique. It simply involves the adjustment of the existing tissue.
What are the benefits of Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique?
The benefits of the Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique are many:
- Less Discomfort for the patient after treatment.
- Faster recovery for the patient than traditional grafting.
- No need for uncomfortable sutures.
- No need for scalpels or invasive surgical tools.
- No need to take donor tissue from the patients palate.
- Excellent, natural-looking, long-lasting results.
Meet Dr. Riten Patel
Certified Pinhole Surgical Technique Dentist Surrey, England
Experience world-class dentistry in the hands of Dr Riten Patel. He has been praised by both patients and colleagues for his excellence in cosmetic dentistry. His relaxed and informal approach immediately puts nervous patients at ease. He is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) and The British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (BACD).
Dr. Patel has undertaken extensive postgraduate training, working under the tutelage of some of the world’s best cosmetic dentists. His training in the United States, in famous Hollywood celebrity dental studios has gained him the knowledge and skills to offer unparalleled cosmetic dentistry in the UK. Dr Patel regularly travels back to the USA to work alongside celebrity dentists and keep up to date with the very latest advances in dentistry and technology.
He has also undertaken special training in Occlusion and Orthodontics and is highly experienced in treating problems associated with the jaw joint (including associated pain and migraines). His orthodontic expertise in combination with the invisalign invisible braces system enables him to give his patients perfectly aligned smiles. Dr Patel is also on a panel of experts featured on the cosmetic dentistry guide.
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Unlike other premier league dentists Dr Patel does not charge a fee for an initial consultation. He believes that all patients should be given the opportunity to meet their dentist before making a commitment. Call to book your Free Consultation at 01932 223 479.