What is the Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique (PST™)?

This procedure requires no cutting, no sutures and virtually no downtime and is a revolutionary alternative to gum grafting. Chao Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation™, is a new minimally invasive treatment for receeding gums without the invasive surgery and recovery time required with gum grafting. Dr. Glassman is among the first group dentists and periodontists to be trained in the new technique, invented by Los …

Dr G. at Home with Students for Horse Therapy

Dr. Glassman and his students at his home on a weekend retreat for equine therapy as a way to raise $ and lift spirits for the UCLA Dental School Silent Auction 50th Year Anniversary.

Here’s a Great Article about Oral Health

              Here’s a great article about how we wreck our teeth on a daily basis. Check it out and STOP DOING THESE 19 THINGS! http://www.webmd.com/oral-health/ss/slideshow-teeth-wreckers?ecd=wgt_taboola_nosp_oral_ss_ad161

It’s the bubbles… Carbonation is no friend to your teeth!

We all agree the bacteria living in your mouth, especially in between our teeth (see "Floss2BFree") gets excited by sugars and their excretory byproduct "poop" is acidic and will demineralize enamel over time and then decay develops. It's the low PH or an Acidic environment that's the problem. But we also need to realize that carbonation breaks down to carbonic acid and water. So.... Even ...

The Day Guard

Do you grind your teeth . . . during the day? It’s always, night guard . . . night guard . . . night guard . . . Do you find yourself gnashing your teeth as a form of self stimulation or as a habitual form of tension relief or tension management, like cracking your knuckles? Do you check to see if your jaw joints crack or make noise voluntarily? Well, …

Floss2BFree!

Even those of us lucky enough to have avoided trouble in the early cavity prone years are likely to be shocked with bad news at some point by the results of check up X-rays if no established routine for Flossing exists in their lives …

No-Prep Porcelain Veneers

This Week in Dentegrity Monday, April 9, 2014 No-Prep Porcelain Veneers are giving patients a “realistic option” to getting a new look without any drilling or pain. These ultra thin porcelain veneers offer incredible strength and a natural look.  A smooth transition to the natural tooth guarantees gum health won’t be compromised after installation. These no-prep porcelain veneers allow for …

Concierge services : The future of dentistry

This Week in Dentegrity Monday, March 9, 2014 This week the future of dentistry is clear: concierge services.  Boutique doctors providing enhanced services where the patient only needs to call on one doctor to set up and schedule all the required services with the greatest of care, speed and confidentiality. Concierge services in the news Is Concierge Medicine the Future …

Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique ™ in Action!

Here are a couple of real word Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique ™ results from last week at Dr. Glassman’s Office! [col2] Pre-Op Before ( recession ) Post-Op After ( 1 Hr after PST surgery) [/col2][col2_last] Pre-Op Before ( recession ) Post-Op After ( 1 Hr after PST surgery) [/col2_last] This procedure requires no cutting, no sutures and virtually no downtime and is …

Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique gets the nod

This Week in Dentegrity Monday, January 3, 2014 This week the Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique was endorsed “without reservation” by Dr. Dennis Shanelec. Dr. Shanelec has been deemed by many, the “Father of Microsurgery” in periodontics. He is one of the most respected figures in periodontics and recipient of the AAP 2010 Master Clinician Award. Perio And Implant Center By …

Dr. Rick Glassman, DDS, MAAFE and Dr. John Chao, DDS

  Hi Rick, I am totally impressed with your eloquent, rollicking explanation of PST!  It was clear, succinct, and to the point.  I’m going to have it posted on the forum as a prime example of how to explain PST. You definitely have a knack. This helps explain one of the many reasons for your success.  You rock!  Thank you! …

Rick Glassman, DDS, MAAFE on KFWB talking about the Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique (PST™)

“If you have receding  gums but have avoided treatment because you’ve heard how painful it is, there may hope. Dr. Rick Glassman, DDS and co-director of the California Health and Longevity Institute in Westlake Village tells us about a breakthrough in dentistry called the “Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique or PST.” http://kfwbam.com/2014/01/21/cutting-edge-treatment-for-receding-gums/ There are only 200 dentists in the world trained …

Dr. Rick on KFWB talking about the Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique

Rick Glassman, DDS, MAAFE on KFWB talking about the Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique™ http://kfwbam.com/2014/01/21/cutting-edge-treatment-for-receding-gums/ “If you have receding  gums but have avoided treatment because you’ve heard how painful it is, there may hope. Dr. Rick Glassman, DDS and co-director of the California Health and Longevity Institute in Westlake Village tells us about a breakthrough in dentistry called the “Chao Pinhole …

Press Release January 14, 2014

RICK GLASSMAN, DDS Brings New Treatment For Receding Gums To The California Health and Longevity Institute and Westlake Village, CA “This is a revolutionary alternative to gum grafting,” says Dr. Glassman. Chao Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation™ requires no cutting, no sutures and virtually no downtime. (WESTLAKE VILLAGE – January 14, 2014) – Chao Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation™, is a new minimally invasive treatment for receding …

KFWB

Click below to play interview:  “Dr. Rick Glassman, dentist and co-director at the California Health and Longevity Institute in Westlake Village, tells KFWB’s Maggie McKay and Michael Shappee how far digital dental x-rays have come”, 2012.