St. Charles, MO (PRWEB) June 04, 2015
People who suffer from receding gums in St. Charles, MO, are now welcome to visit Dr. Stephen Snitzer’s practice in Chesterfield, for the new and minimally invasive Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique. This new gum recession treatment can help patients avoid serious oral health issues associated with receding gums, such as tooth decay and eventual tooth loss. The procedure also offers Dr. Snitzer’s patients a relatively fast recovery and a low risk of complications.
Gum recession can leave teeth more susceptible to trauma or recession, and the loss of supportive surrounding tissue can also cause teeth to become more mobile. These changes can greatly increase the risk of tooth loss. Dr. Snitzer offers the Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique to encourage more patients to seek treatment for gum recession and avoid this outcome. This new technique does not involve any grafting, and it does not require any incisions or sutures. As a result, patients enjoy immediate cosmetic improvements and recoveries that generally involve little discomfort or bleeding.
Dr. Snitzer performs this gum recession treatment in a minimally invasive manner. Dr. Snitzner makes a small pinhole incision in the gum tissue and then uses a small, specialized instrument to reach into the incision and loosen the gum tissue. This allows Dr. Snitzer to slide the gum tissue into a more healthy position, where it covers more of the exposed teeth. This approach enables Dr. Snitzer to treat severe cases of receding gums in St.Charles, MO, in as little as one appointment. With gum grafting, in contrast, patients with widespread gum recession might require multiple procedures to fully address the issue. After the Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique, patients also benefit from a lower risk of infections, since the procedure is far less invasive.
Dr. Snitzer encourages patients to prioritize seeking treatment for gum recession, since this condition can cause other health problems or distinguish underlying issues. Gum recession often accompanies gum disease, and it may also occur because of conditions such as bruxism, tooth misalignment or insufficient oral hygiene habits. The longer these problems go untreated, the more likely patients are to suffer from adverse complications. People who believe they need treatment for receding gums in St. Charles, MO, are invited to schedule consultations with Dr. Snitzer by calling his office or visiting his website.
About the Doctor
Dr. Stephen Snitzer is a periodontist offering personalized dental care for patients in Chesterfield, MO and the St. Louis area. Dr. Snitzer earned his dental degree at the University of Missouri at Kansas City. Following his graduation, he completed a residency in Periodontics at the University of Iowa, where he earned a certificate of specialization in Periodontics and a Master of Science degree. Dr. Snitzer is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, the American Dental Association, and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, among others. He also belongs to the one percent of dental professionals currently providing the LANAP® Protocol, the first FDA-cleared laser procedure for gum disease and periodontal treatment. To learn more about Dr. Snitzer and the dental services he provides, visit his website at http://www.stlouisperiodontist.com or make an appointment at (314) 720-8547.