Gum Recession

Gums are a soft tissue that protect your teeth and helps hold them in place within your jaw. Gum pain can hinder your daily life and require extensive treatment, all of which you want to avoid. Receding gums is a common condition that exposes the roots of a tooth, leading to a greater risk of oral health issues, including tooth loss or decay.

Gum recession can occur very slowly and is something your dentist should monitor during every checkup. Once diagnosed, it needs to be treated immediately.

Maintaining a proper oral health routine is vital to ensuring your gums are strong and not prone to receding. Activities that can help prevent gum recession are regular dental checkups, flossing, proper brushing and avoiding certain habits like smoking. If you have been diagnosed with receding gums or are showing signs of gum recession, your doctor may recommend the Pinhole Surgical Technique PST™ to restore your beautiful smile. Previous gum recession treatments were invasive and used grafting to rebuild the gumline. The results were positive but the treatment was painful and involved sutures and long healing times. This new technique is a game-changer; making the process more efficient, comfortable, natural-looking and with long-lasting results.


Many people dread dental procedures out of a fear that they will cause pain or the healing process will be too much of a hindrance. But with revolutionary treatments like the Pinhole Surgical Technique PST™, they don’t have to worry. This incision-free procedure involves making a very small hole and using special instruments to loosen the gum tissue. The gum tissue is then moved to the areas where the gum has receded. Many patients that undergo this procedure are surprised with how simple and minimally invasive the entire process is—you won’t even need sutures!


PST™ is a vast improvement over conventional gum grafting. It’s great for people of all ages and can help restore your gums to health. The expert staff in our Barrie clinic will make sure you understand the preventive steps you could take to avoid gum recession or how PST™ can help in the simplest and best way possible. Many of our patients have mentioned how effortless the procedure was and how comfortably and quickly they healed.

Gum Recession Factors

Remember, the most common factors for gum recession are:


Periodontal disease


Genetic Predisposition


Aggressive Brushing


Lack of Preventive Care


Hormonal Fluctuations


Teeth Grinding


Misaligned Bite


Lip/Tongue Piercings

PST™ might just be what you need to take care of your receding gums and restore your smile. Learn more with a no-obligation pinhole surgical technique consultation. Click below to request yours, or learn more about the Pinhole Surgical Technique PST.


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