Dr. Kirk Noraian Brings Scalpel-Free, Minimally Invasive Procedure for Treating Receding Gums to Illinois with the Pinhole Surgical Technique™

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Dr. Kirk W. Noraian is a periodontist with a mission to help patients attain optimum oral health in a competent, caring, and compassionate manner while utilizing the latest in proven periodontal and dental implant therapies for patients throughout Central Illinois. Noraian offers a new treatment for receding gums, called the Pinhole Surgical Technique™, which is not only cosmetic, but fast, minimally invasive and highly effective.

Dr. Kirk Noraian specializes in innovative periodontal techniques.

Dr. Kirk Noraian offers a new treatment for receding gums, which is not only cosmetic, but fast, minimally invasive and highly effective.

Central Illinoisans can now improve their oral health and the appearance of their smile with a new gum recession treatment in Bloomington-Normal, IL and Champaign-Urbana, IL using the Pinhole Surgical Technique™. Dr. Kirk Noraian performs this suture-less method as an alternative to traditional gum grafting surgery.

Dr. Kirk Noraian offers a new treatment for receding gums, which is not only cosmetic, but fast, minimally invasive and highly effective. This new approach, called the Pinhole Surgical Technique™ (PST™), treats gum recession without scalpels, stitches or having to collect tissue from the roof of the mouth. Dr. Noraian trained with Dr. John Chao, the creator of this cutting-edge approach, and is among the first doctors performing this technique worldwide.

Gum recession can result from brushing too hard, brushing improperly, having crowded teeth, poor access for cleaning, or genetics. Some people may have no idea their gums are receding and others may be sensitive to cold or sweets. Without treatment, gum recession can lead to tooth decay, bone loss, tissue damage, and losing teeth too early.

Using PST™, Dr. Noraian creates a small pinhole in the soft tissue of the gums near the area of recession, and uses small microsurgery instruments to gently loosen and guide the soft tissue to its best location. To accomplish this procedure, no stitches, scalpels or tissue grafts are necessary. When the procedure is completed, the patient sees the improved gum-line immediately with minimal discomfort afterward. In as little as one day, the pinhole closes and the tissues adapt to their new position. Unlike traditional grafting methods, the Pinhole Surgical Technique™ allows for multiple teeth to be treated at the same time.

For those who would like to learn more about Pinhole Surgical Technique™ visit Dr. Noraian online or call (309) 663-4577 in Bloomington or (217) 367-6149 in Urbana.

About Dr. Kirk W. Noraian
Dr. Kirk W. Noraian is a periodontist with a mission to help patients attain optimum oral health in a competent, caring, and compassionate manner while utilizing the latest in proven periodontal and dental implant therapies for patients throughout Central Illinois. He holds a number of specialized degrees including Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering, Doctor of Dental Surgery, Master of Science and Certificate in Periodontics from Northwestern University. Prior to his specialty training he completed the General Practice Residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Dr. Noraian is a certified instructor for the Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure™ (LANAP™), the first FDA-cleared laser procedure for the treatment of gum disease. Dr. Noraian is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, the International Society of Periodontal Plastic Surgeons, the North American Society of Periodontists, and the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology. Dr. Noraian is completing his four-year term on the American Dental Association Council on Scientific Affairs. To learn more about Dr. Kirk Noraian please visit docperio.com or call (309) 663-4577 or (217) 367-6149.

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