Factors That Cause Gum Recession

There are many factors that can cause gum recession. Some of these factors include:
  • Periodontal disease
  • Genetic predisposition
  • Aggressive tooth brushing
  • Inadequate or insufficient preventive care
  • Hormonal fluctuations caused by puberty, pregnancy or menopause
  • Teeth grinding or clenching
  • Crooked teeth or a misaligned bite
  • Body piercing in the lip or tongue

Benefits of PST Procedure

Some of the key benefits of PST™ include:

  • Minimally invasive alternative to gum surgery
  • No bleeding, swelling, or pain that is associated with gum surgery
  • Immediate cosmetic benefits
  • Corrects gum recession without surgery
  • No incisions or sutures involved
  • Fast recovery and healing time
  • Multiple teeth can be treated in a single visit
  • Healthier and more attractive smile

No Cutting. No Sutures. No Second Surgical Site. Pinhole Surgical Technique is the Minimally Invasive Gum Surgery Alternative!

Have your gums begun to recede, or have they been receding for quite some time? It may be time to consider gum recession surgery in Denver, NC under the care of Dr. Monte McCourt. One of the proven methods used by Dr. McCourt to treat receding gums is the Pinhole Surgical Technique (PST™).

Five Advantages of the Pinhole Surgical Technique™ for Patients with Gum Recession Issues

PST™ was created by John Chao, D.D.S. and is considered a breakthrough method of treating gum recession. Men and women who need gum recession surgery in Denver, NC can benefit from PST™ in many ways:

#1 – PST™ includes none of the bleeding or pain that usually happens as a result of traditional, more invasive gum grafting surgery.
#2 – Patients are able to enjoy the esthetics of their new smiles immediately after the procedure because there is very little “down time”.
#3 – Dr. McCourt can administer PST™ without the need for any sutures or incisions.
#4 – Numerous teeth can be treated using PST™ at the same time.
#5 – Patients recover from PST™ more quickly than they do when they undergo gum surgeries requiring cutting of the gums.


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How Does the Pinhole Surgical Technique™ Work?

During PST™, Dr. McCourt makes a tiny hole in the gum tissues and uses advanced equipment to correct gum recession problems. Through this small opening, he will utilize special instruments to gently guide the gum tissues to a healthier position on each tooth. You will not need to undergo invasive surgery methods with this procedure, nor will you have to wait forever to show off your amazing mouth.

PST™ has helped people around the world enjoy smiling again. Will you be next? Contact Dr. McCourt today to make your appointment to discuss this revolutionary procedure in Denver, NC. We can also help you find out if your dental insurance carrier covers the Pinhole Surgical Technique™.

Our Office

Our Office

West LKN Dentistry
Dr. Monte McCourt

510 N. Hwy 16
Denver, NC 28037

New Patients: (704) 771-1616
Current Patients: (704) 966-1778

About Us

About Us

Using the latest state of the art technology, our experienced staff works together as a team to give you exceptional quality treatment from the time you walk in for your initial visit.

Dr. McCourt believes that making your smile the best it can be will go a long way towards improving your quality of life.