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4 Ways You Can Benefit from Our In-House Dental Lab

February 17, 2021
When it comes to finding a new prosthodontist, you’ve got a checklist of criteria. They should have a convenient office location, glowing patient reviews, extensive experience, and friendly staff members. But there’s another thing you’ll want to look for: an in-house dental lab. Here are four ways that you can benefit from our private dental lab in Washington, DC:
  • Custom aesthetics. Most dentists work with commercial labs to fabricate your crowns, veneers, or other dental restorations. The problem is that commercial labs have no way to see…
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    Look Great on Zoom with a Smile Makeover

    February 16, 2021
    Virtual meetings are the new normal. And if there’s one thing that spending hours in front of a webcam — whether for work, job interviews, or social events — will make you think about, it’s your appearance. Correct unsightly dental issues and feel more confident on up-close conference calls with a smile makeover. In Search of a Smile Transformation Some people go years without giving their smile a second thought. But few things expose dental problems as much as virtual meetings. Imperfections such as discoloration, tooth loss, and severe wear are usually in… Read Full Post

    Precision Implant Placement

    January 13, 2021
    Creating great smiles over implants is a highly sophisticated process. And it is not without challenges. Every aspect of dental implant therapy, from planning to placement, must be completed with precision. Skilled prosthodontist Dr. Gerald Marlin uses his experience and state-of-the-art technology to eliminate the guesswork and give you that radiant, natural smile you deserve. As an added benefit, our prosthodontic practice maintains a private in-house dental lab.… Read Full Post
    Category: Dental Implants

    How Long Does Sedation Dentistry Last?

    January 04, 2021
    If you experience dental anxiety, are scheduled for a lengthy procedure such as dental implants or a smile makeover, or want to feel more relaxed during minor therapy, sedation dentistry is an excellent solution. That said, sedation dentistry is new to many patients who may be unsure of what they can expect. The specifics will vary depending on the type of anesthetic you receive. We offer nitrous oxide, oral sedation, and IV sedation (sometimes called “twilight” sedation). Rest assured that… Read Full Post

    Do They Sedate You for Your Cosmetic Dentistry or Smile Makeover or Dental Implants?

    November 18, 2020
    Many of our patients who are considering cosmetic dentistry or a smile makeover for an improved smile, or dental implants to replace missing teeth, express a similar concern about the procedures. They worry that it will be painful. This common fear holds many people back from pursuing a straightforward procedure that will restore the optimal health, function, and appearance of their smile. The good news is that a smile makeover, dental implant surgery, or even minor therapy is pain-free. You will… Read Full Post

    Our Patient Educator Recalls a Memorable Smile Transformation

    November 18, 2020
    The staff at Prosthetic Dentistry of Washington D.C. find it incredibly rewarding to witness quality dental work change a patient’s life. And as long-term employees averaging 14.5 years with our practice, they’ve seen it time and time again. In the video below, our patient educator Laleh recalls a mother’s smile transformation that has stayed with her throughout the years. Meet Our “Dream Team” Led by skilled prosthodontist Dr. Gerald Marlin, our “Dream Team” of employees are some of the most talented in their… Read Full Post

    What is the Difference Between a Dentist and a Prosthodontist?

    October 20, 2020
    You’re used to visiting different medical specialists to get the exact type of care that you need. What you may not know is that there are also specialists in restorative dentistry. These dental specialists, known as Prosthodontists, deal in areas of dentistry where advanced skills and knowledge are required to preserve or restore optimal oral health. If your dental needs include replacing, repairing, or restoring teeth, you may need to visit a prosthodontist like Dr. Gerald Marlin at Prosthetic Dentistry of Washington, D.C who is renowned for problem-solving a… Read Full Post

    3 Different Ways That Dental Crowns Are Made

    October 16, 2020
    There are three different ways to manufacture a dental crown. They can be milled on a machine according to stock images, fabricated in a commercial laboratory, or handcrafted to each patient’s custom aesthetics by an in-house dental technician. The latter is how we do it at Prosthetic Dentistry of Washington, D.C. because we strive for perfection. In the video below, top-rated prosthodontist Dr. Gerald Marlin explains the limitations of milled and commercial crowns. These restorations often fall… Read Full Post
    Category: Dental Crowns

    Highly Sophisticated Front Tooth Replacement

    September 30, 2020
    Few things are more embarrassing and harmful to self-confidence than missing your front tooth. A tooth that is missing or too dark can impact how you feel about your smile. The good news is that front teeth can be replaced with a crown or other restoration to achieve a beautiful result. However, it is a highly sophisticated process. In this video, skilled prosthodontist Dr. Gerald Marlin discusses the unique considerations that come with front tooth replacement. He explains how factors such as the internal coloration of teeth and their… Read Full Post

    Precision Replacement of Your Front Tooth With a Dental Implant and Crown

    September 30, 2020
    Losing one of your front teeth can be a frightening experience. It can cause you to feel worried about the health and appearance of your smile. Fortunately, our Washington D.C. prosthodontist is here to help. Having surgically inserted and restored over 3,000 implants, Dr. Gerald Marlin can replace your front tooth with a dental implant and crown applying his unique combination of surgical and prosthetic precision. The result is quite striking and natural, assuring you a great smile, solid function, and jawbone… Read Full Post