PST™ is considered minimally invasive by both patients and doctors alike. There is no need to cut out a tissue sample from the patient and only one tiny incision is made. Not only does this mean minimal pain during the procedure, but there is very little soreness and discomfort after the procedure as well. There is usually no need for prescription pain medication. In most cases, over the counter analgesics is all that is necessary. Finally, there is no issue with tissue matching. Since the tissue is being stretched and borrowed from within the area, there is no risk of it being cosmetically different.
Patients suffering from functional issues or gum disease that have resulted in gum recession may be candidates for PST™. Contact Dr. Tan for more information on treating receding gums in Barrie and Orillia, Ontario today!