Soft Tissue Laser In Gig Harbor, WA

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Our Advanced Techniques

Lasers have been used for over two decades in dentistry and are suitable for multiple dental procedures, including soft tissue treatment. Laser dentistry generates little to no heat and is a far gentler form of oral surgery than traditional methods. Our lasers for soft tissue treatments can be used for procedures that would otherwise be performed with a scalpel, causing unnecessary pain. 

Here at Sound Bridge Dental Arts, Dr. Bloomquist is qualified to utilize soft tissue laser treatment for faster, minimally invasive treatments. We can use soft tissue lasers for the following dental procedures:

  • Periodontal therapy
  • Cold sore removal
  • Gum recontouring
  • Crown lengthening
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Laser Dentistry Benefits

Lasers are used for a wide range of reasons due to their advantages, including:

  • Accurate
  • Virtually painless
  • Promotes healing
  • No chemicals
  • Most patients don’t need an anesthetic
  • Great for kids

Laser therapy can be appealing for patients if they feel anxious about treatment. After treatment, most laser therapy patients will experience reduced post-operative pain, gingival swelling, and discomfort.

Soft Tissue Laser Treatments

Dr. Bloomquist is qualified to use laser dentistry for periodontal therapy, cold sore removals, and gum recontouring. The healing stimulated by laser energy leads to a quick resolution with little to no discomfort, without the need for stitches. Dr. Bloomquist can remove any suspicious or bothersome bumps within a couple of minutes. 

Similarly, gums can be reshaped without bleeding for optimal oral health and a stunning appearance. Even cold sores or mouth ulcers can undergo faster healing with the use of a soft tissue laser.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is laser dentistry safe?
Is laser dentistry painful?
Is laser dentistry safe?

Yes, laser dentistry is completely safe! Laser treatment is more accurate and less unnecessary tissue is removed, meaning you’ll keep more of your healthy, natural structures. Our soft tissue laser will cause less damage to your mouth and you’ll heal quickly. 

Is laser dentistry painful?

No, laser dentistry isn’t painful. In fact, most procedures with soft tissue lasers won’t require any anesthetics. That means you won’t have to deal with an injection and you won’t have to wait for your mouth to become un-numb after your visit is over. Laser dentistry also promotes healing, so you won’t feel too much discomfort after your procedure.

Discover the Benefits of Laser Technology

Dental treatment doesn’t have to be painful. With our soft tissue laser, Dr. Bloomquist and our exceptional team can provide you with quick, comfortable, and pain-free dental procedures. Learn the benefits of laser dentistry today. Call our Gig Harbor office at (253) 857-4114 to schedule an appointment or you can fill out our convenient online contact form.

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