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
Simply Radiant, Simply Natural
We take great pride in having made a difference to a vast number of patients for over 35 years. Our goal: make it radiant, make it natural. In this digital era of using stamped out, milled crowns and veneers developed from virtual libraries in software programs, we… Read Full Post
This patient was referred by her plastic surgeon in order to have an esthetic improvement with a new set of veneers (preferably porcelain ones) to replace her existing composite veneers on her four front teeth. However, the placement of veneers was contraindicated for her incisors, since she had… Read Full Post
Congratulations on your new veneers! You’ve got your smile exactly the way you want it!
It’s not just for Christmas – it’s for a lifetime! What should you do to keep those pearly whites nice and tidy?
Keep them clean
Your veneers require the same kind of care your natural teeth do. Brush twice… Read Full Post
You may already love your smile – that’s great! But what if you’re not happy with some of the minor details? To perfect an already great smile, we may recommend veneers. Porcelain veneers are a great tool for correcting minor imperfections on the surface of teeth and spacing issues as well!
Here… Read Full Post
All ceramic crowns are a very effective way of creating a “new look”. However, they should not be used in all situations. Each patient needs to be carefully evaluated to assess how much tooth structure is available for seating the crowns for a long-lasting, more durable restoration, and whether… Read Full Post
For minor tooth imperfections, veneers provide the opportunity of an improved smile with little hassle and minimal time invested. In fact, with veneers, we can help you achieve a new smile! Here are some commonly asked questions about veneers and how they can help to resolve a variety of cosmetic… Read Full Post
A veneer is a thin covering over the enamel of a tooth. In order for the veneer to bond correctly, it needs to be bonded to the enamel of the tooth rather the dentin. They are fabricated from a composite resin, or, in ideal circumstances, from porcelain. If the underlying color of the tooth… Read Full Post
Patient education is a top priority of Dr. Marlin, a leading Bethesda and DC cosmetic dentist, and as such is regularly published on a range of dental topics. In a recent published article on Your Dental Heath Resource, Dr. Marlin discusses dental veneers which we invite you to read and learn about… Read Full Post
Since 1985, we have maintained our in-house dental laboratory in our practice to establish effective control of the esthetics, the precision fit, and the most optimal bite for our patients’ crowns. With our technician working chairside with our patients, he is able to create a natural looking tooth… Read Full Post
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