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It is possible for an accidental fall, blow to the face or other accident to badly damage one of your teeth. In most cases, a broken tooth causes so much damage to the internal structures that your dentist may need to extract it. Once your gums have healed after the extraction, we can replace the tooth with a dental implant in Duncanville, Texas.

The dental implant procedure is usually performed on an outpatient basis. Most people choose to be deeply sedated for their own comfort, so you will need to arrange to have someone drive you to and from your appointment.

During the treatment, your oral surgeon will make a small incision in your gums to gain direct access to the bone. A narrow channel will then be made in the bone and a special titanium abutment will be screwed into place. Titanium is known to be biologically safe and it will eventually fuse to your jawbone in a process known as osseointegration.

Once the titanium abutment has fused to the bone,your dentist, Dr. Edward B. Miller, can completely restore your broken tooth with a standard dental crown.

If you have a broken or otherwise damaged tooth that is causing you pain and distress, you need to call Edward B. Miller, DDS at 972-298-6131 to schedule an appointment as soon as possible.