Dental Crowns

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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… Read Full Post

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… 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… 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

Benefits of Custom Dental Crowns

February 21, 2020
A dental crown covers the exposed side of a tooth to improve its strength and appearance. You may need this type of restoration to address concerns such as damage, wear, or discoloration. Known for being extremely versatile, a crown can also repair functional chewing problems, cover misshapen teeth… 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

What is a Milled Crown?

December 18, 2019
There are three different ways to fabricate a dental crown. One of these methods involves a computerized milling machine, which cuts the restoration out of a solid block of material. This produces what is known as a milled crown. At Prosthetic Dentistry of Washington D.C., we know that milled… 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