We at Hunt Valley Dental “specialize” in DDGDs or “Drop-Dead Gorgeous Dentures.” How do we achieve such stunning results from “fake” teeth and gums? The secret is the fit. We ensure that prosthetic tissues fit your mouth’s contours and every aspect of you seamlessly, like a glove. For dentures to look real, feel natural, and function normally, our dentist, Dr. Thomas Rhodes, is exacting in his planning. No detail is left untouched.
We consider everything from the color of the whites of your eyes to your skin tone when designing new teeth and gingival tissue. Furthermore, we serve Maryland with state-of-the-art diagnostics and considerable technical expertise.
When dentures do not fit in your mouth properly, the seal is lacking. The denture base can shift around in your mouth. It may rub up against the inside of your cheeks. Painful sores can develop. Additionally, you may retreat from social situations due to concerns about your teeth shifting around when eating or speaking in public.
With our dentures, you also have a “friend” for life! We truly partner with our patients to support the long-term satisfaction and enjoyment they get from their new teeth. We can suggest techniques to make it easier to adjust to speaking and eating with your new teeth. We also provide recommendations for oral care products to make cleaning and maintaining your teeth a breeze.
These dentures also require adjustments over time to ensure they fit as perfectly as the day you got them! As tissues shrink or evolve over time, the seal between your natural tissues and the denture may no longer be as tight. When that happens, you may notice changes in how your dentures feel and function. As needed, we recommend relining, rebasing, or even replacing your denture to support the optimal fit that makes such a difference in your daily life.
For some people, the shape of their mouth prevents the denture from staying in place, no matter how precise the fit. For these patients we recommend implants. There are many ways to use implants to anchor the denture and we can discuss what would work best for you.