What You Need to Know About the Pinhole Surgical Technique

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 … Continued

What Are Dental Implants?

 Dental Implants Dental implants are metal posts that band with the jaw bone beneath your gums. A dental implant acts as an anchor for a crown, bridge, or denture. While dental implants require surgery, they are an excellent long term solution for replacing teeth. There are several advantages of dental implants from improved appearance and … Continued

Signs You May Need To See A Periodontist

According to the American Dental Association, more than 47% of people over the age of 30 are likely to suffer from some form of gum disease*. Gums that are swollen or bleeding can begin to recess and may even lead to tooth loss. While a family dentist can help with some symptoms of gum disease, … Continued

Should I Only Chew Sugar-Free Gum?

We’ve heard time and time again that sugar, from sticky candies to syrupy sodas, is no good for our teeth. But what about when it comes to gum? Read our blog post for details on the benefits of sugar-free gum.

Benefits of Dental Implants

If you’re thinking about getting dental implants, you’re not alone. Three million people in the United States already have implants, and that number that is growing by about 500,000 each year. Read our blog post for a brief summary of dental implants and their many benefits.

How to Fix a “Gummy Smile”

A smile is a sign of confidence. But when you have gums so large that they overpower your smile, it can be embarrassing to show it off. Read our blog post for the solution to fixing a gummy smile. Contact our team for a consultation!

What Is the Pinhole Surgical Technique?

Our office is proud to be one of the few periodontists in Texas who uses the Pinhole® Surgical Technique (PST) to treat gum recession, a common issue facing many patients. Read our blog post to find out more.

What Type of Floss Is Best?

Check out our blog post to help you decide if you should buy traditional string floss, floss picks, or a water flosser. Daily flossing will contribute to superb oral health. Contact us for help improving your oral hygiene routine, or to schedule your next dental checkup!

About Pinhole Surgery

Check out this video of Dr. Dyer of Fort Bend Periodontics & Implantology discussing Pinhole Surgery, a treatment for gum recession!

Treating Gum Recession & Disease with Surgery

Are you struggling with gum recession or gum disease? Read our blog post to discover how our non-scalpel and laser dentistry services can restore your gums to full beauty and health! We offer the latest and greatest in high-quality, safe, and gentle dental care. Contact us today.

How Can I Spot Gingivitis?

Check out our dental blog post to discover what causes gingivitis and how to spot it at home. Our team can help you have superb oral health. If you detect abnormal changes in your gums, contact us to schedule an appointment with Dr. Dyer!
Fort Bend Periodontics & Implantology

Fort Bend Periodontics & Implantology