A soft tissue diode laser is a gentle instrument used to reshape or remove soft tissue without the use of a scalpel providing faster healing and less discomfort. It eliminates bleeding and improves healing by maintaining a sterile environment. The Odyssey, a soft tissue laser, improves the quality of my care for my patients giving better results with bonded restorations and all restorative work including impressions. It can be used to eliminate aphthous ulcers and their reoccurance and remove most soft tissue lesions. These are typical applications.