Aesthetic & Comprehensive Dentistry
Chao Pinhole® surgery is a dental surgical technique that is used for treating receding gums. The technique is minimally invasive, and it helps to restore tissue coverage to the exposed roots. The procedure does not require the use of scalpels, grafts, or sutures that are used during traditional gum grafting. Developed by Dr. John Chao, the new technique is gaining ground as an effective treatment option for gum recession.
Oral surgeons are otherwise known as maxillofacial surgeons. They are specialized surgeons that deal with any issue in your mouth that needs surgery. Oral surgery encompasses surgical needs for your mouth, teeth, neck, gum, jaw, and other soft tissue surrounding your mouth. Most oral surgery procedures can be done using local anesthetic.
The aim of root canal therapy is to remove the infected tissue from the root canals attached to a specific tooth. Smaller teeth tend to have just one root canal, but larger teeth can have two or more. The root canals contain blood vessels that deliver nutrients to the teeth, keeping them healthy. However, when infection sets in, this is no longer possible, and this can put your tooth at risk. Sadly, antibiotics have been proven to be ineffective at treating infections of the root canal and as a result, manual removal of the infected tissue is necessary.
A dental bridge will help you bridge the gap that is left by the missing teeth. This is a good option when you do not want to have a dental implant placed.
The good news is that in the early stages, gum disease can be reversed and even if the condition has progressed, steps can be taken to manage the condition and the symptoms it causes, and prevent the gums from deteriorating any further.
There are many different things that can put someone off of going to the dentist. For many people, the worry is about the costs that may be involved. Any sort of medical care, including dentistry, can becom
Gum disease is an extremely common problem that will affect most of us at some point during our lifetime. In the early stages, taking positive steps to counteract it can actually reverse it and the symptoms it causes but left untreated, it can have serious consequences for your health.
There is no doubt that when it comes to replacing missing teeth, dental implants have revolutionized the process. Artificial teeth are now stronger, more durable and more long-lasting than ever before. They are also extremely natural in appearance, meaning that it is nearly impossible to tell if someone has a replacement tooth.
Gum disease is considered inflammation of the gums that surround the teeth. If left untreated, gum disease can affect the ability of your gums to attach to the teeth. As this disease progresses, the gum recession can eventually leave the root of the tooth exposed to bacteria, and the tooth may eventually become loose or fall out.
A successful dental implant procedure relies on the patient having a suitable amount of healthy, good density bone in their jaw. This is because the success of dental implants hinges on a process known as osseointegration. This term refers to the regrowth of bone around the titanium post which has been inserted in a pre-determined location in your jaw via an incision in the gums.