Dr. Steven Rosenstein Performs Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique in Aventura, Florida
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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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 Steven J. Rosenstein, DMD
Certified Pinhole Surgical Technique Dentist Aventura, FL
I was born in Albany, NY, in 1950. I was blessed with a warm and loving family life in my youth and it certainly impacted on my adult years. I attended Colgate University before moving on to the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. After completing a General Practice Residency in the United States Public Health Service, I returned to Philadelphia to begin my private practice career. After 21 years I decided to move to Florida and have been practicing here since 1998.
My accomplishments in Dentistry are a source of pride and fulfillment for me but my greatest joys come from my wife of 40 years and my wonderful children. Both our children developed our love of learning and have achieved at a very high level academically.
I am committed to helping my patients achieved the maximum level of oral health through carefully listening to their desires, concerns and any fears that may be present. Together we devote significant time to understanding the current status of your dental health and planning for a more comfortable and predictable future. I believe it is best to always make quality the constant and time the variable in achieving your goals.
Outside of dentistry and time with my family I love to play golf, read and enjoy music of all kinds. My wife and I enjoy art festivals, movies, live plays and the ballet. We are also very committed to our three dogs, Sasha and Emma are Soft Coated Wheaton Terriers and Hugse is an Italian Greyhound.