Sullivan Dental Partners
Sullivan Dental Partners
Richard Sullivan
DDS, FICOI, FIALD
Richard Sullivan
DDS

Smile Gallery: Pinhole Gum Recession Treatment

When you're thinking of having dental work done, one of the questions you probably ask is, "How will it affect the appearance of my smile?"

We can assure you that at Sullivan Dental Partners, every procedure we perform not only improves your oral health, but also enhances your appearance. If you're having trouble envisioning how a particular procedure would change your smile, please browse through our gallery of Before and After pictures of some of our actual patients. 

Before
Side shot of smile with receding gums | Sullivan Dental Partners
After
Pinhole graft used on receding gums | Dentist Brentwood TN
Pinhole Graft
This patient was tired of always catching food in her teeth where her gums had receded. You can see the yellow root surface that was exposed in the before picture. The minimally invasive pinhole graft allowed this patient to go back to work the next...[Read More]
Before
Gum recession on lower arch | Sullivan Dental Partners
After
Pinhole graft for gum recession | Dentist Brentwood TN
Pinhole Graft
With severe recession on his lower arch he was in danger of getting cavities on his root surfaces due to the brown decalcified areas. With the Pinhole graft we were able to gain almost all of his recession back. One advantage to Pinhole over other gr...[Read More]
Before
Old broken fillings near tooth root | Dentist Brentwood TN
After
Pinhole graft used to repair old fillings | Sullivan Dental Partners
Pinhole Graft
On this lady we treated all her upper teeth with the Pinhole technique. We removed the old broken down fillings near the root surfaces and were able to bring the tissue back to its original position. This really is gum rejuvenation! She had chronic s...[Read More]
Before
Severe gum recession | Sullivan Dental Partners
After
Pinhole graft for gum recession | Sullivan Dental Partners
Pinhole Graft
This is a great example of sever recession on the canine tooth or eye tooth. This is one of my favorite areas to treat because the results are just fabulous. No more chance for root cavities or sensitivity on this patient.
Before
Upper right teeth with gum recession | Sullivan Dental Partners
After
Pinhole graft for gum recession | Dentist Brentwood TN
Pinhole Graft
This patient had his upper right teeth treated with Pinhole. He had very little swelling and no post op discomfort. The exposed root surfaces in the before are now fully covered thanks to this non invasive technique to treat recession.
Before
Severe gum recession | Sullivan Dental Partners
After
Pinhole grafting to correct severe recession | Sullivan Dental Partners
Full Mouth Recession Rejuvenated
Here is another example of the Pinhole technique. This patient had severe recession on almost every tooth. In one visit we were able to correct this recession with the minimally invasive technique! Check out more on the Pinhole page!