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Category Archives: Dental Crowns

Dental Implants Supporting a Cosmetic Smile Makeover

Posted in Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Crowns, Dental Implants, Smile Makeover, Success Stories

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 tooth positionings so that there would be… READ MORE

Emergency Repair of Two Fractured Front Teeth

Posted in Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Crowns, Emergency Care, Success Stories, Teeth Whitening

Having 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 later. Prior to fabricating her final crowns, we whitened her other teeth, which were too yellow for her age bracket. Once the whitening… READ MORE

3 Different Ways That Dental Crowns Are Made

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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 Washington, D.C. because we strive for perfection. In the video below, top-rated prosthodontist Dr…. READ MORE

Highly Sophisticated Front Tooth Replacement

Posted in Dental Crowns, Dental Implants

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 is a highly sophisticated… READ MORE

How We Create A Dental Crown That Lasts 35 Years

Posted in Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Crowns

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 validates that statistic. The advent of CAD/CAM (computer-created) crowns that are… READ MORE

What is a Milled Crown?

Posted in Dental Crowns

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 Elite Prosthetic Dentistry, we know that milled crowns have limitations. That is why our crowns are… READ MORE