Pinhole Surgical Technique Brighton Colorado

Jon C. Bauman, DDS Performs Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique in Brighton, Colorado

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 Jon C. Bauman, DDS

Certified Pinhole Surgical Technique Dentist Brighton, CO

Dr. Bauman Brighton Dentist

Hello. I'm Dr. Jon Bauman and I would like to invite you to come in and experience the warm, friendly, and personalized care that our talented and experienced team has to offer.

I grew up in Denver and graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with degrees in biology, chemistry, and psychology. I received my dental training at the renowned University of Southern California in Los Angeles.

I returned to Colorado and practiced in Durango for several years before returning to the front range. I founded the Riverdale Dental Centre in 2003. My philosophy is centered on treating our patients with the same skill, care, and judgment I would extend to my family. I feel it is important to inform each patient honestly about the health of their mouth so they can make the best decisions to help them achieve the level of health and wellness they desire.

Dentistry has changed dramatically over the last 25 years and I have dedicated more than 2,500 hours to continuing post-graduate education in order to bring the latest and best advances in oral health care to our patients.

When out of the office, I cherish the time I spend with my wife and two children. We enjoy many outdoor activities such as fishing, water skiing, working out, distance running, golf, and snow skiing, and we feel blessed we can live in Colorado. I am currently enjoying reading Jesus Calling.

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