Dental Implants

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Can a Failing Implant Be Salvaged or Replaced?

February 14, 2020
Occasionally patients visit us to repair an implant that, for some reason, is failing. Even with extensive bone loss, the implant can usually be saved. The video below explains the factors that can limit the success of a dental implant. It also provides an overview of Dr. Gerald Marlin’s approach… Read Full Post

What Are Mini Dental Implants?

October 22, 2019
Like conventional dental implants, mini implants are inserted in the jawbone to create a permanent base for replacement teeth. However, mini dental implants have a smaller diameter than traditional implants, a different design, and a totally different function. They are never to be restored with a… Read Full Post

My Dentist Told me that I Need to have Several Teeth Extracted and Replaced with Implants

April 10, 2019
What Should I do? Get a Second Opinion. Your first question should be, "Why is this so?" and your second query should be, "What is so different that you are now in this situation?" The answer may be very straight forward. On the other hand, is it because a tooth broke off, but can easily be… Read Full Post

See the Possibilities from a Dramatic Cosmetic Dental Makeover

January 31, 2019
Why Choose Dr. Marlin for Smile Makeovers? Our custom and quality work is second to none. Our patients have loved the work we delivered for years and decades to come. We don’t rest until you have the makeover, function and overall appearance of your teeth and smile that you want and deserve.… Read Full Post

Reconstruction with a Quadrant of Crowns Seated on Implants

January 31, 2019
This patient presented with the need to restore the upper left quadrant. With so few teeth remaining, her options were to have a removable appliance or place implants for fixed Implant Supported Crowns. Due to a very large sinus, she had no bone support in this quadrant. Therefore, a bone graft was… Read Full Post

Implant Supported Reconstruction

January 31, 2019
This patient presented with all of her maxillary teeth failing and in danger of having to wear a denture either during treatment or permanently. We were able to salvage several teeth on an interim basis, which kept her out of a denture. Having been completely reborn with a full arch of crowns that… Read Full Post

Dental Implants Supporting a Cosmetic Smile Makeover

January 31, 2019
This patient was referred to us by her Orthodontist and General Dentist, when she was fifteen years old, for a smile makeover, using implants to replace her congenitally missing permanent teeth. Even though she was in the middle of orthodontic therapy, we were called upon to provide guidance on the… Read Full Post

Dental Implant Supported Makeover with Crowns

January 31, 2019
This patient had numerous dental issues: a fractured root, extensive decay under crowns, missing teeth, and failing root canals. To avoid wearing a removable appliance, crowns were permanently cemented over nine implants and multiple teeth. As a result, his smile is youthful and natural, and he has… Read Full Post

Dental Implant Rejuvenation of the Jaw

January 31, 2019
Over the years, this patient had lost multiple teeth, while severely abrading others. With the placement of implants and new crowns, he was rejuvenated to a completely functioning mouth as if he never lost any teeth. Before & After After: Custom Implant Abutment with final crowns

Facts About Bone Grafting

September 13, 2018
Modern bone grafts can be used to fix a number of dental and facial issues and are often required. Dental implants often cannot be placed without first getting a bone graft. If you are considering getting dental implants or think you’re in need of a bone graft, here are some things you may want… Read Full Post