Dr. Ari Moskowitz Recognizes Self-Improvement Month, Encourages Healthier Smiles through Minimally Invasive Gum Restoration Treatment

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In honor of National Self-Improvement Month this September, Dr. Ari Moskowitz, in Catonsville, MD, encourages individuals suffering with receding gums to improve oral health with a new, minimally invasive gum restoration treatment. The Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique helps to correct gum recession without painful incisions and sutures.

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September is Self-Improvement Month, and for those who would like to take the opportunity to improve oral health, Ari Moskowitz, DMD in Catonsville, MD, is pleased to offer a new gum recession treatment called the Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique. Exposed tooth roots and painful sensitivity, due to receding gums, can now be remedied without the utilization of painful gum grafts from the palate. Using specialized tools, developed by Dr. John Chao, Dr. Moskowitz is able to restore the gums toward their original positions.

Gum recession may develop because of aggressive tooth brushing, which deteriorates thin gum tissue progressively, or it may be a result of trauma from the bite wearing down unevenly over time becoming traumatic and unbalanced, or from periodontal disease, a bacterial infection that destroys the gums. No matter what risk factors contribute to receding gums in Catonsville, MD, the result often causes exposed dentin. Exposure to this tooth matter can create increased sensitivity with hot, cold, and sweet stimuli, often creating a shock of pain due to the affected tooth nerve. Sensitivity and an altered, un-esthetic smile are not the only concerns caused by recession. As pockets between the gums increase in depth, bacteria accumulates exponentially, creating an increased risk for gum disease and root decay leading to root canal treatments or loss of teeth.

A periodontist typically utilizes painful gum grafting techniques to treat patients with receding gums. In the traditional gum grafting technique, tissue is transferred from other areas within the mouth and stitched to the gums in the exposed area. Over the next four to eight weeks, the tissue integrates as part of the healing process. Dr. Moskowitz, a Board certified periodontist in Catonsville, MD, as part of his on-going commitment to providing outstanding periodontal care for his patients, has travelled to California to become trained and qualified to use the Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique. Instead of stitching tissue over the exposed area, he creates a tiny hole in the gums and gently loosens the tissue, maneuvering the gums back toward their original positions. A strip of collagen holds them in place, while regenerative growth is stimulated, which thickens the existing gum tissue and sets the stage for a significantly improved gum health.

Anyone interested in celebrating Self-Improvement Month with a brand new smile, can acquire more information about the Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique, a more innovative gum treatment for gum recession, on Dr. Moskowitz’s website.

About the Practice

Baltimore Periodontics Lasers & Dental Implants is a periodontal practice offering individualized care for patients in Catonsville, MD. Dr. Ari Moskowitz has been voted by general dentists as one of the top periodontists in the Baltimore area (as surveyed by Baltimore Magazine). He received his Doctorate of Medical Dentistry (D.M.D.) from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 1998. Immediately following dental school graduation, he gained entrance to the prestigious University of Maryland- Baltimore College of Dental Surgery Periodontology Program for residency training, where he received a Certificate as a specialist in the field of Periodontics in 2001. Dr. Moskowitz believes in continuing education and is proud to offer advanced periodontal techniques, such as the LANAP® protocol and Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation Technique™, to provide the best possible outcomes. To learn more about Baltimore Periodontics Lasers & Dental Implants and the services they provide please visit their website at http://www.baltimoreperio.com or call (410) 774-5441.

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