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Treatable Common Dental Conditions Which Cause Patients to Be Self-Conscious About Their Smile

Posted in Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Crowns, Dental Implants, Gum Contouring, Porcelain Veneers, Smile Makeover, Teeth Whitening

It’s not uncommon for people to be self-conscious about their smiles. There are many reasons someone may be hesitant about showing their teeth or want to keep their mouth closed when smiling for pictures. Fortunately, many dental conditions that cause patients to be self-conscious about their smiles are entirely treatable. Advanced cosmetic and restorative dental… READ MORE

Can TMJ Be the Cause of Migraine or Severe Headaches?

Posted in TMJ

The Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction Syndrome, commonly known as TMJ or TMD, may be as mild as low-grade pain in your jaw, or may be much more intrusive with severe headaches or migraines that impact your quality of life. Even though the name, TMJ or TMD suggests that the pain comes from the temporomandibular joints, themselves,… READ MORE

Is Sedation Dentistry an Option for Dental Implant Treatment?

Posted in Sedation Dentistry

Sedation dentistry is the use of medications or treatments to help patients relax during their dental procedure. There are different levels of sedation, and Dr. Marlin may use a combination of treatments to meet your unique needs. Sedation dentistry is considered safe and effective for qualified patients [1]. At Elite Prosthetic Dentistry, our focus remains… READ MORE

Dr. Marlin Recognized as a Top Bethesda Dentist for 2022

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Bethesda Magazine has named Dr. Marlin as one of the top Bethesda dentists for 2022. The list for top dentists in the Bethesda Metro Area is based on thousands of evaluations of dentists and specialists in the field of dentistry by their peers. Dentists must be nominated by their peers, voted on, and reviewed by… READ MORE

before after dental implant with bone graft

Why Is Bone Preservation for Dental Implants Important?

Posted in Dental Implants

If you’re missing one, several, or all of your natural teeth, you may qualify for dental implants. Unlike other tooth restoration options, dental implants replace both your natural tooth root and your missing tooth. The result is a strong, natural-looking tooth replacement that can last for life with proper care. To qualify for dental implants,… READ MORE

Most Common Misconceptions About Veneers

Posted in Veneers

Porcelain veneers have become one of the most desired cosmetic procedures. These thin porcelain shells can mask many cosmetic imperfections, including chips, fractures, gaps between teeth, mild teeth misalignment, and alterations in shape, or size. While, veneers can be the perfect treatment to get the pearly whites you’ve always dreamed about, they may not be… READ MORE