Though we often attribute a gorgeous smile with the look of our teeth, the gums play a vital role in the appearance and health of a smile.
When the gums begin to recede, teeth can look oddly shaped or too large (or give the appearance of a “toothy” smile). Further, receding gums can be painful. Gum recession is a relatively common dental issue and typically happens over time.
Several factors can contribute to gum recession, including gingivitis, aggressive brushing or flossing, teeth grinding and even genetics. Many times, when the gum tissue recedes, a tooth’s root is exposed. If left untreated, the tooth’s supportive tissue and bone can be damaged, and could, ultimately, result in tooth loss.
Surgery is a common option for treating severely receding gums. But today, Dr. Mitchell Milan has a better way to treat receding gums.
Pinhole Gum Technique
Dr. Milan is one of only a few area dentists trained in the Chao Pinhole Gum Technique.
This technique is a minimally invasive alternative to other gum treatments. Invented by John Chao, DDS, MADG, this intricate procedure requires zero use of a scalpel or sutures. During the treatment, a small hole is made with a needle. Through this hole, Dr. Milan uses specialized tools to loosen gum tissue and pull it over the receded portion of the tooth. The result? Minimal pain and minimal bleeding and an instant improvement in the appearance of your teeth and gums.
This breakthrough treatment has been widely documented in the mainstream media, as there’s nothing of its kind out there to correct gingival recession. Many patients come to Dr. Milan both near and far to receive this cutting-edge treatment.
Technology, artistry and cosmetic dentistry meet
Dr. Mitchell Milan of Birmingham Center for Cosmetic Dentistry has been widely regarded as one of the most trusted cosmetic dentists in the area. His services include preventative, restorative, advanced and cosmetic dentistry in metro Detroit. From dental veneers and implants in southeast Michigan, to teeth whitening, Invisalign and more, Dr. Milan can correct nearly any tooth issue.
He believes that by offering the very best in techniques and treatments, his patients, in turn, receive the very best results. Which is why he remains on the forefront of the ever changing industry of cosmetic dentistry.
Having served the area’s cosmetic dentistry needs for over three decades, Dr. Milan is keenly in tune with the latest dental advancements, along with facial anatomy and the aesthetics of the teeth and mouth. His patients often view him as an artist, of sorts, for their teeth. This, combined with his elite education and years of experience, make Dr. Milan the go-to cosmetic dentist in Birmingham and beyond.
If you would like to learn more about how you can get the smile you’ve been dreaming of, don’t wait. Contact Dr. Milan’s office today for a consultation.