Valley Dental Associates
9199 Reisterstown Road, Suite 206B, Owings Mills, MD 21117

Affordable Quality Dentures or Superior Implants – Which One Is Best for You?


Whether you have lost a single tooth, multiple teeth, or all of your teeth, tooth loss can have a devastating effect on your life. Your ability to smile with confidence is gone. You may not be able to speak as clearly as before, and you probably can’t enjoy many of your favorite foods. In the past, dentures and partial dentures were the only options available for replacing missing teeth. Today’s dental technology offers highly functional and natural-looking choices like dental implants. A variety of factors should be considered when comparing the two options.

Replacing Teeth with the Best Dentures

Several types of affordable quality dentures are available to replace missing teeth. Partial dentures are recommended when several teeth are missing in either side of the jaw. They are removable for cleaning or overnight storage. Partial dentures rely on remaining natural teeth for support. Full dental dentures are used when every tooth on the lower or upper jaw is missing. Complete dentures replace all teeth on both the upper and lower jaw. Dental dentures have been available for many years, and they are still used regularly today. However, many denture wearers are not happy with their lost ability to taste foods properly or other common problems associated with dental dentures such as mouth sores and clicking noises.

Replacing Teeth with Dental Implants

When it comes to appearance, convenience, and functionality, even the best dentures can’t compete with dental implants. The implant device is made from titanium and looks similar to a screw. It is surgically placed into the jawbone where it is topped with a natural-looking crown. As implants heal, they bond with the jaw, which prevents bone loss in the area. Implants are inherently versatile; some are used as anchors for bridges and even dental dentures.

Deciding Between Implants and Affordable Quality Dentures

Complete removable dentures are still a viable treatment option for those who can’t afford the higher cost of implants or have medical problems that would interfere with their placement. However, implant-supported dentures are more stable and present fewer problems with comfort and diminished taste. Ultimately, the decision to choose either option is between you and your dentist or prosthodontist. For the best results, consult a dentist who has surgical implant experience.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Owings Mills, call Valley Dental Associates today at (443) 898-1240 or make an appointment.

Valley Dental Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Owings Mills. Our office is conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Valley 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 Valley Dental Associates.

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Patient Reviews
Valley Dental Associates has a great staff….they have always been friendly and accommodating to my needs. My first time there was a dental emergency, (I did have an actual first visit appointment […]
Arlene K.
I like Dr. Gorman
Elyse S.
I have been going to this particular dental office practically all my life. My kids and husband also receive dental care here. I trust them with my and my family’s teeth.
Lauren C.
Clean friendly.Dr. Gorman has been there for a long time. I trust him.
April S.
Dr Gorman is the best. I’ve been coming to him since my kids were 3 and 5. That’s about 23 years. I’m a baby when it comes to the dentist and he always makes me feel comfortable.
Theresa P.
I was taken on time and I was out 1 hr later (which was the length of time I was told it would take)
Pearl Z.
Awesome! Dr. Gorman is a true professional and very detailed in his work.
Nick H.
Mathew is terrific
Mark B.
I have already recommended two of my friends to this office. They are very professional and friendly.
Alicia H.
The friendly environment and wait time is awesome.
Cameron J.
I was in a great deal of pain and was able to be squeezed in imedialty! I have terrible anxiety about having any type of dental work done however, Dr. Gorman always takes the time to explain to me […]
Ashley H.
Everyone in the office provides great customer service. Dr. Snyder is very nice, calm and caring. He is very gentle with the procedures and ensures that his patients understand what is being done.
Ciara W.
I love my dental hygenist Matt he is always very nice and very good at making you feel at ease while getting a cleaning. Dr. Goreman is by far my favorite dentist I’ve ever had. He is wonderful. I […]
Brooke G.
I’m happy with Dr. Gorman and the staff.
Susan R.
Very pleasant experience. I come here regularly and am never disappointed. Hygienist Elena was excellent today.
Nicholas L.
I just love the atmosphere there and all the friendly staff.
Marquis S.
I thought this particular treatment was going to be painful during and after but that wasn’t the case. It was a good experience (for the dentist) , and even a better experience afterwards when […]
Christeen H.
I was taken on time. The staff was friendly. I have been a patient there for many years.
Linda P.
Excellent prompt and responsive
Gary G.
I was extremely satisfied with the customer service and the appointment availability. The staff were very professional and friendly. The office was clean and welcoming.
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  • Monday 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Wednesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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