At Walden Dental, we know that many patients in the Austin, Texas, area who have experienced tooth extraction or loss are not only dealing with the cosmetic repercussions of missing teeth but also the functional and oral health aspects. Dr. David Frank and his team of professionals will work with you to find out what solutions will work best for your smile. In many cases, high-quality dental implants may be the way to restore the smile after tooth loss.
Dr. David Frank describes dental implants as restorations used to replace missing teeth and roots. They are small bio-inert posts, which is biocompatible with the body, that mimic our natural tooth root. Dr. Frank uses computer software to plan your implant treatment ideally. He also uses a custom guide to place your implant to the exact specifications as planned to allow for a quick, minimally invasive, and precise surgery.
Patients missing a single tooth might use the implant to hold a dental crown to create a false tooth in its place. Others with significant tooth loss may find that the placement of several implants along the gumline can hold a complete denture to replace all the teeth in the arch. During a consultation appointment, the team at Walden Dental will evaluate you to determine if a dental implant is appropriate for your needs and talk to you about the type of restoration used to repair and restore the smile.
There are several reasons why some patients consider dental implants to replace missing teeth. Some of the advantages include the fact that dental implants are:
If you are interested in learning more about dental implants and how they can be used to achieve beautiful, fully-functioning smiles, connect with Dr. David Frank and his team at Walden Dental to discuss your options. With a simple evaluation and consultation visit, we can determine if you are a good candidate for dental implants or other restorative options. Call (512) 883-8450 to request a visit at 9800 North Lake Creek Parkway, Suite #150.
An experienced cosmetic dentist, Dr. David Frank, makes dentistry affordable, personalized, and efficient in the communities of Austin, Texas. He received his undergraduate degree from the United States Air Force Academy, after which he attended Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Frank's decision to become a dentist resulted from his father's advice, "be your own boss." He then moved to Austin in 2015 to practice dentistry.
Dr. Frank is dedicated to restoring beautiful smiles and quality of life. At Walden Dental, he does this in four steps; he makes the service transparent and affordable, personalizes the service to each individual, ensures that your time is not wasted, and offers many services under one roof, eliminating the need to visit multiple dentists. He is a firm believer in making the lives of his patients easier.