Pinhole Surgical Technique Sugar Land Texas

Dr. Bret Dyer Performs Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique in Sugar Land, Texas

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 Bret Dyer, DDS, MS

Certified Pinhole Surgical Technique Dentist Sugar Land, TX

Dr. Dyer Sugar Land Periodontist

Dr. Dyer graduated from the University of Texas (B.A. in biology - 1984). He furthered his education at The University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston, becoming certified to practice periodontics in 1990 and continued in research at the Dental Branch until May, 1991 to earn a Master of Science in periodontics. Dr. Dyer is a Diplomat of the American Board of Periodontology.

His research on regeneration won several awards. He has published his research in the Journal of Periodontology and the Journal of Dentistry, both international publications, and other professional journals. His research in lasers has led to the FDA approval on the use of lasers in a specific periodontal treatment. He is a leader in the field of lasers in dentistry and speaks internationally on his research and techniques.

A native of Lamesa, Texas, Dr. Dyer played high school tennis, took years of piano lessons and worked on his grandparents' cotton farm. He spent many hours in his father's dental practice and decided as a young boy that he wanted to follow in his father's footsteps.

Dr. Dyer is an avid bicycle rider. He has scaled two major passes in Colorado, ridden many times in the MS 150 {Houston to Austin}, and rides as many Saturdays as possible with his St. Arnold’s Brewery teammates around the local area. He spends his free time outdoors – gardening and hunting for birds. A member of Christ United Methodist Church, he has served in leadership over the past several years and is a Stephen’s Minister.

Dr. Dyer has been married for more than 30 years to his college sweetheart, Jacque. He has an adult son and daughter.

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