Our dentists, Dr. Brandon Wilcox and Dr. John Poovey, can utilize soft tissue lasers in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, which allow them to provide the most precise, accurate and comfortable care for our patients. We invite you to call JP Dental & Implant Center today at 970-243-2025 to learn more about soft tissue lasers and to schedule an appointment.

Soft tissue lasers are used to treat a variety of dental issues and have been used in dentistry since 1994. These lasers allow our dentists to complete procedures with precision and accuracy. Some of the procedures that require a soft tissue laser are:

  • Periodontal treatments
  • Crown lengthening
  • Frenectomy
  • Canker sore removal
  • Uncovering an impacted tooth
  • Removal of damaged gum tissue
  • Lesion removal
  • Oral tissue biopsies

The use of soft tissue lasers can provide many benefits. Some of those benefits being:

  • They cause less pain and reduce the need for anesthesia
  • More tolerable for patients with anxiety who dislike the dental drill
  • Less bleeding and swelling during and after laser treatments
  • Preservation of healthy tooth and tissue
  • Faster recovery and healing period

After receiving a treatment with a soft tissue laser, our dentists will provide you with detailed post-op instructions. It is important to follow these instructions to help ensure you heal correctly. Call our office if you have any questions about soft tissue lasers and treatments.