About Your Visit at elite prosthetic Dentistry
Top-Rated Prosthodontist Serving the greater Washington DC area
You deserve exceptional dental care and unsurpassed results. We’re glad that you’ve chosen Elite Prosthetic Dentistry to meet your needs.
Our team wants to make your first visit as easy as possible. On this page, find out what you should do before your appointment and what you can expect when you arrive.
If you have any questions or would like to schedule your initial visit, call 202-244-2101 today. Our practice serves Washington D.C., Chevy Chase, Bethesda, Arlington, and nearby areas of Maryland and Virginia.
We will review your medical and dental histories as well as any specific concerns you have at this time. Should you have a dental problem that needs immediate attention, we will make every effort to provide you with the appropriate care during your first visit.
To save time in our office, our Patient Registration Forms are available for you to fill out at home prior to your appointment. Please remember to bring the completed forms with you to your first appointment, along with:
Your Initial Records
Information About Your Visit With New COVID-19 Protocols
Simply Radiant, Simply Natural
Dr. Gerald Marlin is a leading specialist in implant, cosmetic, and restorative dentistry. One of the only prosthodontists with an on-site lab, Dr. Marlin has been voted “Top Dentist” by his peers for more than 20 years in a row in Washingtonian Magazine’s annual “Best Dentist” survey, and is considered the most experienced prosthodontist in the D.C. area.
Your Dental Consultation
Most often, you will have a separate consultation appointment to review our findings, in detail, from your initial examination. During the consultation, we will review your existing condition and present all available treatment plans. With the aid of digital images, we will demonstrate how new dental technologies may benefit you in your choices of treatment.
Consultations are scheduled at the end of the day to allow sufficient time to address all of your questions and concerns. Dr. Marlin will sit with you to discuss the end result and how those changes will affect your mouth, smile, and overall health and appearance. You can ask questions, have procedures clarified, and ensure that you will be comfortable with any work that will be performed.
IMPORTANT: All patients under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at the consultation visit.
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As a prosthodontist, Dr. Marlin works with other specialists and/or general dentists when providing treatment. While many of our patients are referred to us by other practitioners, many of our patients refer their family or friends.
We recognize that referrals are a sign of trust and confidence in our practice and our work. We appreciate our patients’ and other dentists’ confidence and will do everything in our power to continue to earn your trust.
A professional referral is not required to schedule an appointment with our office.
Problem Solving and Coordination of Treatment
In addition to handling simple dental needs, we are often called upon to problem solve more challenging cases, such as complete smile makeovers. Should the services of another specialist be required or if we are working with your general dentist, we will assist you with the coordination of your treatment with the other practitioners.
Contact Elite Prosthetic Dentistry Today!
You deserve the highest quality of individualized attention and dental care. To learn more about our practice or to schedule an appointment, call Elite Prosthetic Dentistry today at 202-244-2101. We welcome patients from Washington D.C., Bethesda, Arlington, nearby areas of Maryland and Virginia, and across the nation.