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What Is Laser Gum Bleaching?

Laser depigmentation of the gums or gum bleaching is a very simple and safe method of getting nice looking pink gums.

It involves the laser removal of pigmentation.

10 Things You Should Know About Laser Gum Bleaching

No. 1: Do I need laser gum bleaching?

If you have to convert your dark brownish or blackish gums to a pinkish colour then laser gum bleaching if the process for you.

The other name for gum bleaching is Laser depigmentation of the gums.

If you are interested in other popular cosmetic solutions, contact us on 02 9024 9417.


No. 2: Is laser gum bleaching painful?

The good news is that it is completely painless.

Your gums will heal within 48 to 72 hours. Our team of experienced practitioners will take the best care of you.

No. 3: How long does it take to do laser gum bleaching?

It usually takes a half hour appointment and may need another appointment in the future if a touch up is needed in an area that is not fully depigmented.


No. 4: Can you get your gums bleached?

The answer is yes – Gum bleaching is a cosmetic dental procedure that is designed to lighten the color of the gums and improve their appearance.

The procedure is typically performed by a dental professional and involves the removal of pigment layer of the skin of your gums by a laser

The treatment is typically performed over one appointment and sometimes a touch up appointment may be required.

The results can last several months to three years, although this can vary depending on factors such as oral hygiene and habits like smoking. 

No. 5: How long does laser gum bleaching last?

Laser gum bleaching typically lasts for several months up to 3 years, although the exact duration can vary depending on factors such as the extent of the treatment, oral hygiene, and habits like smoking.

To maintain the results of gum bleaching, it is important to follow a good oral hygiene regimen and avoid habits that can stain the teeth and gums.

Some individuals may require touch-up treatments in the future.


No. 6: Is gum depigmentation permanent?

Gum depigmentation is a surgical procedure that removes the affected tissue, and the results are generally considered permanent.

However, it is possible for new pigmentation to develop over time, although this is less likely with proper oral hygiene and a healthy lifestyle.

It is also possible for the gums to become discolored again due to factors such as trauma, disease, or hormonal changes.

If you have any concerns about the long-term results of gum depigmentation, it is best to speak with your dentist to discuss your specific needs and goals.

No. 7: Can dark gums be lightened?

Yes, dark gums can be lightened through cosmetic dental procedures such as laser gum depigmentation or laser gum bleaching.

These procedures are designed to remove or lighten the excess pigment in the gums, resulting in a lighter and more uniform appearance.

The specific technique used will depend on the extent of the discoloration and the individual’s specific needs and goals. 

No. 8: What are the side effects of laser gum bleaching?

Like any medical procedure, laser gum bleaching can have side effects. Some of the most common side effects include:

  • Mild Discomfort: The gums may be tender and swollen for several days after the procedure, and pain relievers can be used to manage the discomfort.
  • Bleeding: It is normal for the gums to bleed for a short period of time after the procedure.

Recurrence of discolouration: The results of gum bleaching may not be permanent and the discolouration may return over time.

No. 9: How much does laser gum bleaching cost?

The cost of laser gum bleaching in Sydney can vary depending on several factors, such as degree, depth and location of the discolouration, the extent of the treatment, the type of procedure used, and the experience and qualifications of the dentist.

On average, the cost of gum bleaching in Sydney can range from $500 to $2500.

If you are considering laser gum bleaching, it is best to schedule a consultation with us to examine your gum to get an accurate estimate of the cost of the procedure.


No. 10: How long does a lasered gum take to heal?

The healing time after a gum laser procedure can vary, but typically it takes about 24 hours to 7 days for the gums to fully heal.

However, this can vary depending on the extent of the procedure and the individual’s overall health.

During the healing process, the gums may be tender, swollen, and discoloured, but these symptoms should subside as the gums heal. It is important to follow the post-operative instructions provided by the dentist to promote proper healing and reduce the risk of complications.

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Dr. Manish Shah is a cosmetic dentist with a special interest in porcelain veneers, dental implants and Invisalign in Sydney. He is also a medical doctor with an expertise in sleep & craniofacial pain medicine practising at Smile Concepts.

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