All of the tools and techniques used to perform the Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique were created by
Dr. John Chao, and who trained our doctor.
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 the Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique (PST)?
The Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique is a minimally invasive option for treating gum recession. Unlike
traditional grafting techniques, PST is incision and suture free