You are helping people that have cold sensitivity and receding gums? Exactly. With a new technique. Exactly. So we always knew we could bring the gum tissue down over the receding gums. But in order to get it to stay down you had to cut gum typically out of the roof of the mouth and put that underneath that tissue When you pull the gum down, you put it underneath there.
In order to thicken it and hold it in place. Well that can be very painful and uncomfortable for the patient. Because you have to cut gum out of the roof of the mouth Also, the healing takes a while. You have to put a lot of stitches in and you can only do a few teeth because you can only cut so much gum out of the roof of the mouth. So, I just don't do that anymore It's not necessary We can use the Pinhole Technique which is minimally invasive and that way we just loosen the gum bring it down put some material underneath it not from the roof of the mouth to hold it in place There's usually little or no pain involved and you can do one tooth, you can do thirty-two teeth It's great! How soon does the cold sensitivity go away? Typically it goes away immediately because once the roots are covered, that's where the sensitivity is and once the roots are covered, hey, the sensitivity is not there.