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A 37-year-old female asked:

I had a pinhole technique gum graft. how long does it last. if i brush correctly from now on. i heard it does not last as long as a traditional gum graft. also, i have 2 other teeth that the dentist say i should have a gum graft. when do you know you 'hav

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
PST is permanent: The pinhole surgical technique is considered as a minimally invasive, predictable, effective, and time- and cost-effective method. However, you must keep your gums healthy by avoiding over brushing.
Dr. Felicia Mata
Cosmetic Dentistry 26 years experience
Prior to undergoing a Pinhole Gum procedure, it is impt. to identify the cause of the gum recession to protect your investment for the procedure and for long term result. Sleep Apnea and Airway issues can lead to Bruxism & Parafunctional habits. People with bad bite will suffer more than people with aligned jaw and bite. These are the major causes of gum recession & bone loss due to abfraction,..
Last updated Jul 27, 2021

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