Kenilworth Dental Associates
658 Kenilworth Drive, Suite 210, Towson, MD 21204

Win the War on Common Denture-Related Problems


If you’ve lost your natural teeth, permanent dentures can be a perfect solution. Unlike appliances of the past, today’s full and partial dentures look and feel more like natural teeth. They’re more comfortable than the awkward false teeth your grandparents wore, and it’s easier to find an affordable dentist to craft your new dentures to perfection. Unfortunately, wearing dentures does require some adjustment, and denture problems can occur for both new and seasoned wearers. Here are tips for dealing with the most common issues you may face. 

Denture Problems and Solutions

  • Ill-fitting dentures cause a number of problems. As you age, your bones and gums will change, and dentures may not fit as well as before. The changes can lead to problems with speaking or eating, dentures that move around in your mouth, and mouth irritation. See an affordable dentist as soon as symptoms occur; do not attempt to adjust your dentures.
  • Mouth and gum soreness is usually related to fitting problems, but it can also result from infections or poor hygiene. Be sure to keep your dentures clean. Oral anesthetics can be helpful to reduce pain, but see your dentist if soreness persists.
  • Speaking problems are most common in new wearers. Speak slowly, and practice challenging words when you are alone. If laughing or smiling causes your dentures to move out of place, bite down gently and swallow to reposition them. Be sure to have your dentist in Towson adjust the fit.
  • Manage eating problems by taking small bites, eating slowly, and sticking to soft foods until symptoms resolve. Chew with both sides of your mouth at once; this method helps prevent tipping and movement of dentures. Commercial adhesives can be helpful, but they are not a replacement for professional adjustment.
  • Cheilitis and stomatitis are serious infections caused by yeast overgrowth. Cheilitis causes pain, redness and cracking at the corners of your mouth. Stomatitis may manifest as small red bumps under upper dentures or general mouth redness. Both are treated with prescription medications and strict oral hygiene.

Dentures are intended to make your life easier, not harder; see your dentist immediately if you develop symptoms that interfere with daily living.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Towson, call Kenilworth Dental Associates today at (410) 616-7981 or make an appointment.

Kenilworth Dental Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Towson. Our office is conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Kenilworth Dental Associates, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Kenilworth Dental Associates.

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Patient Reviews
The team is amazing. Everyone is so nice and they have great hours. They use the newest technology and are so knowledgeable when you have a questions.
Anna W.
Excellent care from hygienist, Pam and Dr. Windsor. Also receptionist Rosa always gives very fine service.
Alyson H.
I work in Annapolis, and the people here don’t generally travel to Towson for a dentist.
David S.
I like the people
Bernard H.
The staff was very kind. The hygenist took her time and knew what she was doing. The dentist was so friendly and really skillful. It’s obvious he loves his job. Great environment
Emanuel T.
Very prompt, professional, and caring. The staff(including the front desk) treat you like family. I have been a customer for years and would recommend everyone make the switch!!
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The entire office staff is warm and welcoming. Dr. Windsor & his assistant Carrie work extremely well together to make sure patient’s are comfortable and satisfied. This is the first office i […]
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Amazing Services!!
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Excellent experience in a beautiful office! A wonderful office staff with a highly skilled and gentle dentist. I couldn’t be happier if I hired the doctor myself!
Barry L.
First time at the Kenilworth practice and I was blown away with the upmost hospitality and eagerness to make sure my daughter and myself understood and enjoyed our visit.
Kaylyn S.
(I already recommended your office!) Everyone is very kind and polite. Doctor Windsor seems very experienced, and I felt very comfortable and safe under his care (as well as everyone else’s).
Victoria C.
I just love this dental practice! I bring my kids here and have recommended friends with whom I work.
Lynn C.
They do great work and are delightful people to be around.
Frederic B.
Dr. Windsor and his staff are extremely competent, friendly, and helpful.
Richard K.
Staff was friendly, warm and helpful.
Nicole R.
Loved the staff and did the job needed quickly and well.
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Excellent Doctor. Office personal are friendly and helpful.
Lois C.
Professional and caring approach! Thank you
Catherine G.
Very comfortable and friendly. Doctor was knowledgeable about my many medical conditions. We did a filling on the spot with no novacaine with a new laser machine with no pain!
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Dr. Windsor and his team are AMAZING. They were quick to get me an appointment, listened to my concerns and were extremely personable! I have hated getting dental work done in the past with other […]
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  • Monday 7:15 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:15 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:15 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:15 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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