Cosmetic Dentistry

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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

What is the Ultimate Smile Makeover?

January 28, 2020
Many dental practices use the term smile makeover. It describes a customized combination of procedures and treatments designed to improve the appearance of your smile. As someone considering this service, it’s important to know that not all smile makeovers are created equal. In the video below,… Read Full Post

Smile Makeover with Dentition Reconstruction

January 14, 2020
Our patient from Bethesda, MD was referred by her Periodontist for us to reconstruct her jaw with crowns to create a smile makeover. Previously placed implants in her upper left jaw had failed, and with little available bone in that part of her upper jaw, she was not a candidate to receive other… Read Full Post

Fix My Smile: Our Patient's Success Story

December 20, 2019
A recent graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD sought us out to fix his smile. While he was at the Naval Academy, he had a traumatic injury to his four front teeth and was presently wearing an unsightly temporary crown. Two of his other front teeth had fractures and previous root… Read Full Post

Cosmetic Smile Makeovers: An Overview with Examples

December 11, 2019
A cosmetic smile makeover is a customized combination of procedures designed to improve the appearance of your smile. If you have multiple aesthetic and functional concerns to address, this personalized plan may be right for you. At Prosthetic Dentistry of Washington D.C., Dr. Gerald Marlin has the… Read Full Post

I Need Veneers or Crowns. Can I Have Them Very White?

May 08, 2019
We all want a very bright smile, but do we want it to be very white? At Prosthetic Dentistry of Washington D.C., Dr. Marlin makes sure that his patients play a prime role in choosing how white they want their teeth to be. About 30 years ago, Dr. Marlin spent five days with one of the master… Read Full Post

Waiting For That Rejuvenated Smile!

January 31, 2019
After waiting several years, this patient presented with a desire to improve her smile. It was time to replace her veneers. To provide long-lasting, well-fitting upper crowns, each tooth had old fillings removed and was then meticulously rebuilt on the same day as the temporary crowns were… Read Full Post

Tooth Enamel Erosion & Treatment

January 31, 2019
A college student treated by Dr. Gerald Marlin in his Washington DC dental office had severe erosion of his tooth enamel. As the enamel eroded, the dentin layer made his teeth look more yellow. Continuing erosion made the teeth so thin that the edges appear blue. Porcelain crowns were placed to… Read Full Post

The Single Anterior Crown

January 31, 2019
This patient presented with a veneer on the upper right central incisor whose shape did not match the upper left central incisor (see the arrow) and was the wrong color. The result was an artificial, square looking tooth that had inflamed gum tissue because it was squeezed by the veneers bulky… Read Full Post

The Compromised Smile

January 31, 2019
No Matter What Your Age, You Owe It To Yourself! Why should an active, energetic woman be compromised by her smile? These original acrylic crowns had darkened and discolored. New porcelain crowns reestablished her smile's beauty. Before & After Smile Makeover