About Denture Repairs
While dental technology is getting incredibly advanced, dentures are still able to develop problems that need to be repaired. Board-certified dentist Dr. Stuart Ross at City Smiles DC (serving patients in the DC Metro area, including Arlington, VA and Bethesda, MD) offers denture repairs. Dr. Ross accepts emergency appointments and he can perform some denture repairs in his office, including re-alignment, tightening, and putting a tooth back into the dentures. More extensive damage, including dentures split in half or dentures damaged beyond repair, will be sent to a dental laboratory and then returned to City Smiles DC. Denture problems can be uncomfortable, unattractive, and limit a patient's ability to talk and chew, so it's important to contact City Smiles DC as soon as possible for denture repairs.
"This review only contains a rating"- A.P. / Google / Mar 19, 2017
"I've been seeing Dr. Ross for thirty years. He is extremely talented and professional. He takes his time to makes every procedure as comfortable and pain-free as is possible. Very friendly staff give out free M&Ms. What's not to love?"- J.S. / Yelp / Oct 01, 2017
"Not a big fan of going to the dentist, but even cleanings are a treat at City Smiles. Dr. Ross is up on all the latest tech and makes the experience pretty darn comfortable. I recently had to have a crown replaced and while this has been an ordeal at other dentists, the afternoon I spent was really great. Cozy blankets, eye protectors, a place for your stuff while you're waiting for the crown to cook, any kind of music you want, and just an overall very relaxing experience, all things considered. I've been going to Dr. Ross since I moved to DC about 4 years ago and he and his team are the best."- D.H. / Yelp / Sep 24, 2017
"Dr. Ross is a dental artist! He beautifully repaired our teenage son’s broken front tooth, eased fears, and explained the longer term plan and how the tooth will change with maturity. It is such a relief to have the excellent team at City Smiles caring for our family. I have been a happy client for more than 25 years."- J.B. / Google / Sep 18, 2017
"This was an excellent experience. The staff was kind. The doctor was very thorough. He took away pain I was having from another dental facility. It is clean and neat. I highly recommend City Smile in DC."- L.S. / Google / Sep 04, 2017
What to Expect
Patients should contact our office immediately with any problems about their dentures. Our office will work to get the patient in quickly for an examination and consultation. Some repairs can be completed in the office, but larger repairs will be sent to a dental laboratory. The length of time for denture repairs can vary based on the problem, but the dentist will talk to each patient about temporary solutions to maintain the appearance and function of their teeth.
For patients whose dentures are being repaired outside of our office at a dental lab, they will be contacted when their repairs are ready. The repaired dentures will be adjusted for a comfortable fit and natural-looking appearance. Patients may be asked to return for a follow-up appointment to receive more repairs or to have their bite re-adjusted. Patients should continue to care for their dentures as instructed and schedule regular dental exams and cleanings.
The cost of denture repairs will vary based on the extent of the damage, but the dentist will try to give an estimate during the consultation. Our office will work with the patient's dental insurance to determine their maximum coverage and calculate their out-of-pocket expenses. Our office takes several forms of payment and we help patients create affordable payment plants.
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Don't suffer with broken or uncomfortable dentures with denture repair at City Smiles DC. Smaller repairs can be performed quickly in our office or sent to a dental lab for more extensive work. We will help you get your beautiful smile back so you can go back to enjoying life.