Is your smile flawed by gaps and spaces between teeth? Are there one or more teeth missing from your smile? If you wish to replace missing teeth, Dr. Nitya Balan may recommend dental implants in Cedar Park, Texas. A dental implant is a titanium post that is surgically placed by an oral surgeon to serve as a replacement tooth root. As your jaw heals, the bone forms around the post, anchoring it in place.
Once your jawbone has healed and the post is anchored in place, our dentists will connect a small connector post called an abutment and provide the dental implant restoration. The restoration may be a dental crown, dental bridge, or dentures. Most frequently, the restoration is a dental crown, which acts as a replacement tooth. Our dentists will take impressions of your smile so that a restoration can be constructed. Restoration construction usually takes about 2-3 weeks. When the restoration is complete, our dentists will check the fit and color. After any necessary adjustments are made, the restoration is cemented into place.
We encourage you to contact Discovery Park Dental today to learn if dental implants are for you and to schedule an appointment. We cannot wait to improve your smile!