Welcome to Westlake Family Dental
Angela Burns, DDS
Welcome to our website! If you are looking for an Austin, TX dentist you are in the right place. Dr. Angela D. Burns along with her team are dedicated to providing excellent dental care for residents around the Austin area.
- Gentle dentistry
- State of the art facility
- Latest dental technology
- Early morning appointments
Please take as much time as you need to browse through our site and familiarize yourself with all of the different treatments that we offer. We hope you find this information helpful. As a top quality dentist, Dr. Burns is dedicated to offering state-of-the-art dental procedures in a comfortable environment.
Dental implants are a long term solution to tooth loss. When compared to dentures or fixed bridges, dental implants provide better functionality and are more sustainable in the long term. Because they provide needed stimulation to the jawbone and gum tissue, there is no risk of deterioration.
If proper care is maintained, dental implants can last an entire life time.
Calculus deposits harbor bacteria which infect the gums. In early stages, this is called gingivitis, characterized by red, swollen gums that bleed when you brush your teeth. Many people experience bad breath and an unpleasant taste in their mouths as well. Unchecked, gingivitis progresses to periodontitis, a much more serious form of the disease where periodontal pockets are formed, separating teeth from the gums and supporting bone structure. Without treatment, infection becomes severe and the pockets deepen, resulting in tooth loss.
The way to repair the damage is to get rid of the infection and close up the pockets. Until now, that meant surgery and sutures. But today, Westlake Family Dental offers the LANAP® Protocol, a patient-friendly, minimally-invasive procedure that’s a great improvement over standard gum surgery.