Cosmetic Dentistry

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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… Read Full Post

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… 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… 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… 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… Read Full Post

Don’t Wait ‘Til It’s Too Late: Complete Your Virtual Dental Consultation

May 04, 2020
We’re all dealing with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. During this difficult time, it’s more important than ever to focus on our health and wellbeing. For you, that may mean finally giving your smile the attention it deserves. Unfortunately, unresolved dental concerns will only worsen over… Read Full Post

The Immediate Gummy Smile Makeover

March 23, 2020
When this patient came to us, she was self-conscious that her gummy smile line detracted from her looks. On top of this, her existing veneers were not the optimal size or shape. With her wedding around the corner, she wanted an immediate smile makeover that would give her a “simply radiant, simply… Read Full Post

What is a Prosthodontist?

March 12, 2020
A prosthodontist is a restorative dentistry specialist. Prosthodontists have extensive training in all aspects of dental restoration, making them the best equipped dental professionals to handle issues related to missing or compromised teeth. They also specialize in restoring jaw structures and… Read Full Post

How We Create A Dental Crown That Lasts 35 Years

February 28, 2020
At Prosthetic Dentistry of Washington, DC, Dr. Gerald Marlin and his precision team have an established reputation for delivering dental crowns that last over 35 years, while the national average is 7-10 years. The fact that insurance companies will pay for a replacement crown after 5 years… Read Full Post

4 Dental Procedures to Fix Your Smile

January 30, 2020
Never underestimate the importance of an attractive, healthy smile. Cosmetic dental issues can cause you to feel self-conscious about your appearance. Meanwhile, functional issues can lead to discomfort and even diminish your quality of life. If you are dealing with a dental problem, know that… Read Full Post