Eugene Stanislaus, DDS Performs Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique in Brooklyn, New York
Gum recession breakthrough treatment also known as Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation™ and Lunchtime Gum Lift™
The Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique (PST®), invented and patented by John Chao, D.D.S., is a scalpel-free, suture-free procedure for treating gum recession.
This procedure is performed by making a small hole with a needle in the gum tissue. Using specially designed instruments, the gum tissue is loosened and guided over the receded part of the tooth. Since there is no incision or suturing, patients can expect minimal post-operative symptoms (pain, swelling and bleeding). Most patients also are pleasantly surprised by the instant cosmetic improvement.
To learn more about the Pinhole® Surgical Technique, please contact our office.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is gum recession?
Gum recession refers to the loss of gum tissue along the gumline. This can occur as a result of periodontal disease (gingivitis, periodontitis, advanced periodontitis), the natural aging process, or abrasive habits when it comes to brushing the teeth.
Why should gum recession be taken seriously?
When gum recession occurs, the root structure of the tooth becomes exposed. This means that tooth decay and other problems can affect the teeth along the gumline and beneath it. Since healthy gums are essential for a healthy mouth, getting gum recession treated is important for lasting dental wellness.
What is Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique?
The Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique is a minimally invasive option for treating gum recession. Unlike traditional grafting techniques, PST is scalpel and suture free.
All of the tools and techniques used to perform the Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique were created by Dr. John Chao.
How does Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique differ from traditional gum grafting?
Traditional gum recession treatments involve the use of donor tissue or soft tissue grafts in order to rebuild the gumline. This soft tissue would be sutured in place and would join with existing gum tissue as it healed. While this traditional grafting treatment is effective, comparable results with better patient experience can be achieved through the Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique.
How is Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique performed?
During the Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique, a needle is used to make a small hole in the patient's existing gum tissue. Through this pinhole, special instruments are used to gently loosen the gum tissue. These tools help expand and slide the gumline to cover the exposed root structure. There are no grafts, no sutures, and no incisions needed with the Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique. It simply involves the adjustment of the existing tissue.
What are the benefits of Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique?
The benefits of the Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique are many:
- Less Discomfort for the patient after treatment.
- Faster recovery for the patient than traditional grafting.
- No need for uncomfortable sutures.
- No need for scalpels or invasive surgical tools.
- No need to take donor tissue from the patients palate.
- Excellent, natural-looking, long-lasting results.
Meet Eugene Stanislaus, DDS
Certified Pinhole Surgical Technique Dentist Brooklyn, NY
As a highly regarded cosmetic and restorative dentist serving Brooklyn Heights, Fort Greene, and all of New York City, Dr. Eugene D. Stanislaus has a wealth of expertise in the areas of dental implants, gum surgery, root canal therapy, and a wide range of other general dentistry, restorative dentistry, and cosmetic dentistry treatments.
Dr. Stanislaus received a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine in 1984. He continued his education and training by completing a one year general practice residency at Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn, New York. In 1985 he acquired the dental practice then operated by his father, Dr. Lamuel Stanislaus, who retired the same year.
Dr. Eugene D. Stanislaus is a diplomate and fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, a fellow of the International College of Dentists, and a graduate and fellow of The Misch International Implant Institute's surgical and prosthetic programs. He is also a member of The Academy of General Dentistry.
With over 2000 documented hours of continuing dental education, Dr. Stanislaus has obtained his credentials through rigorous testing and case presentations before his peers.
Dr. Stanislaus is committed to the delivery of the most advanced treatments for his patients, including the provision of dental implants for the replacement of missing teeth. He attained his surgical and prosthetic implant expertise from the prestigious Misch International Implant Institute at the University of Pittsburgh. There he studied under the instruction of the renowned oral implantologist, Dr. Carl Misch. Patients visiting Dr. Stanislaus' Brooklyn Heights practice serving Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Fort Greene, and surrounding areas, benefit from his expertise as a cosmetic and restorative dentist. Dr. Stanislaus obtained this expertise through training at the Dawson Center for Advanced Dental Study (now the Dawson Academy) with Dr. Peter Dawson, the Seattle Institute for Advanced Dental Education with Dr. Frank Spear, and the Kois Center with Dr. John Kois. Dr. Stanislaus is also a certified provider of Invisalign®, the virtually invisible orthodontic treatment.
In keeping with his commitment to treat his patients with state-of-the-art procedures, Dr. Eugene D. Stanislaus is one of only four dentists in New York City who are certified to provide the advanced LANAP (laser assisted new attachment procedure) periodontal treatment. This treatment uses the PerioLase® laser from Millennium Dental Technologies and is the only periodontal laser treatment approved by the FDA.
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