Success Stories

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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

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

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

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

Severe Restorative Breakdown

January 31, 2019
With several missing teeth, many teeth that were severely decayed, and a dramatically collapsed bite, this patient was in danger of losing her remaining upper teeth and having to wear a denture. By opening her bite and creating crowns that more naturally match to her very attractive lip line, we… 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