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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 done in the left sinus area, followed by 5 implants as tooth root replacements. She has been restored to complete function in her left side with a more esthetic result and does not have to wear a removable appliance.… 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… Read Full Post

Emergency Repair of Two Fractured Front Teeth

January 31, 2019
imageTrauma Needing Immediate CareHaving fractured her two front teeth after falling down, this patient was desperately seeking an immediate esthetic correction. Our in-house laboratory quickly fabricated two custom temporary crowns, which we placed two days… Read Full Post

Dramatic Smile Improvement

January 31, 2019
Porcelain Is Very Life-Like When Fabricated Correctly Before: Many crowns do not look natural. How often have you seen crowns like these that are too wide, too long, too… Read Full Post

Dental Implants Supporting a Cosmetic Makeover

January 31, 2019
This patient was referred to us by her Orthodontist and General Dentist, when she was fifteen years old, for a cosmetic makeover, using implants to replace her congenitally missing… 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 the confidence of a good prognosis with long-lasting, completely satisfying function. Just in time for his son’s wedding! Sometimes people hide their teeth with a mustache!… 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.… Read Full Post

Cosmetic Dentistry Case

January 30, 2019
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 pride ourselves with fabricating all of our crowns in our in-house laboratory using custom, internal shading, anatomic form to match each individual facial pattern, and proper translucency that is specific to each patient’s coloring. As a result, we consistently… Read Full Post

Correcting a Gummy Smile

January 30, 2019
For this dental patient, Dr Gerald Marlin, in his Washington DC dental office, the gingival (gum) tissue has been raised up, to decrease the gummy smile, while her crowns were lengthened. Her attractive lip line has now been enhanced. Creation of a softer, fuller, more feminine smile.… Read Full Post

An Esthetic Correction

January 30, 2019
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 very large fillings underneath the veneers, which would decay in the future. She loves her crowns that have been internally shaded and overlaid with a very translucent porcelain to make them vibrant and natural.… Read Full Post