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Personalized Treatment Dental Care in Washington DC | Elite Prosthetic Dentistry

Top-Rated Surgical Prosthodontist Serving Chevy Chase, Bethesda, Arlington, & the greater Washington DC area provides leading implant surgeries and restorations in one office.

Dr. Gerald Marlin delivers advanced care and world-class treatments to everyone who enters our comfortable and welcoming office. Combining advanced technology with a heavy dose of craftsmanship, Dr. Marlin is able to produce strong, reliable and beautiful restorations that can last up to 3-4x longer than standard options.

Taking time to truly listen to our patients allows Dr. Marlin to provide the most effective, least invasive treatments available. Known for his ability to problem-solve complex cases, Dr. Marlin has created an impressive number of “simply radiant, simply natural”, smile makeovers. An implant specialist, he has also surgically inserted and restored over 3,400 dental implants.

We are committed to producing superior aesthetics when fabricating our custom tooth and implant-borne restorations – one of the reasons we maintain our own private, in-house dental lab where each restoration can be expertly crafted to Dr. Marlin’s exact specifications. The patient experience at our D.C. office is warm, supportive, and relaxing, complete with amenities including XM radio with stereo headphones and both oral and IV sedation options.

As the most experienced prosthodontic (specialist) team in the Washington metropolitan area, we are known as problem solvers. Call 202-244-2101 today to schedule your one-on-one consultation with Dr. Marlin.

“Dr. Marlin was referred to me and I will be forever grateful. I had an extremely challenging case, one that required the ultimate professional. His expertise is second to none. His technique with existing implants, old crowns and bone issues were carefully addressed. My case was extensive and required a team. Two other doctors were involved, and Dr. Marlin organized the procedures to perfection. The entire staff is exceptional. There is no finer in the Washington Metro area.”

-Joyce Roper, via Google Reviews

Unwavering Dedication to Excellence

Patients visit us from across the country for treatment in complex cases. We perform a wide spectrum of procedures, all of them customized to your needs and goals. Dr. Marlin and each member of our team maintains an unwavering commitment to excellence.

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Dental Implants: Replacing Missing Teeth with Expertise

As a specialist, Dr. Marlin is well respected in the industry for his work in and contributions to dental implantology. 

He has: 

  • placed over 3,400 dental implants
  • lectured nationally on implant restoration
  • trained 450 technicians on custom abutment fabrication
  • invented (and patented) an implant restoration system

A genuinely premium dental implant is placed using surgical guides, as we always do here at Elite Prosthetic Dentistry, because it offers unmatched accuracy for a better look and fit and, overall, a better-functioning implant. We are proud to have resolved some of the most complex cases of missing teeth in dentistry.

Washington’s most experienced specialist with surgically inserting and restoring dental implants.

If you are missing one or more teeth, you may avoid smiling. Even a single missing tooth can impact your self-confidence.

But it’s more than that. One or more missing teeth can cause serious health consequences for you, including:

  • Problems with your jaw alignment and issues with your bite
  • Loss of bone density in your jaw
  • Joint and muscle pain in your jaw as your teeth shift into gaps
  • Stress on your other teeth resulting in breakdown or additional tooth loss

The good news is that Dr. Marlin can help. If you are missing teeth and would like to discuss your dental implant options, please call our experienced prosthodontist Dr. Gerald Marlin today at 202-244-2101 to schedule an appointment. We welcome patients from Washington D.C., Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Potomac, Rockville, Alexandria, Arlington, and other nearby areas, as well as from other areas of the country and abroad.

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Because of our well-situated uptown location and our high-efficiency treatment regimen resulting from working directly with our own in-house technician, many downtown-area patients come to us at the beginning or end of their busy workday in addition to the many patients who come to us from all around the world.

“Dr. Marlin is truly a virtuoso of his profession. I went to him requesting correction of dental work done elsewhere. In a one-day marathon, he replaced five old/faulty crowns and a bridge with six meticulously crafted temporaries. With the permanent crowns now installed, my bite is correctly aligned and the new crowns, made in his in-house lab, beautifully match the neighboring teeth. The restoration process took place over 8 months, was pain-free, and included seamlessly coordinated referrals to a periodontist and endodontist. Dr. Marlin’s good humor and the kind attention of his staff were much appreciated. Experiencing this level of expertise, perfectionism and artistry gave me reason to smile, indeed.”

-Jean Alexander, via Google Reviews

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Simply Radiant, Simply Natural Cosmetic Dentistry in Washington DC

At Elite Prosthetic Dentistry, we take profound satisfaction in having made a difference to thousands of patients for over 35 years. Our goal: make it radiant, make it natural.

In this digital era where stamped-out, milled crowns and veneers are routinely developed from virtual libraries in software programs, we take pride in handcrafting all of our crowns and veneers in our in-house dental laboratory. We craft your restoration using a custom anatomic form to match your natural tooth shape or blend with your facial pattern. Additionally, we provide custom, internal shading (rather than just surface staining) to blend with your coloring, followed by an overlay of specific translucent enamel porcelains to replicate the 3-Dimensional feel of a natural tooth.

If you want to positively affect the appearance of your smile, Dr. Marlin and his skilled team can address a variety of dental issues, such as:

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We Take Care of You: Other Dental Services

A gorgeous, radiant smile can transform your life, boosting your self-confidence and helping you make lasting positive impressions in both professional and social interactions. At Elite Prosthetic Dentistry, we offer comprehensive dental care, depending on your unique goals or needs.

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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.