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Gerald Marlin, DMD, MSD

Dr. Gerald Marlin

Meet Gerald M. Marlin, DMD, MSD

Get to Know DC & Bethesda-Chevy Chase’s Leading Prosthodontist

Since the time that he established his practice, Dr. Gerald Marlin has maintained “an unwavering dedication to excellence.” Through this commitment, Dr. Marlin provides his patients with long-lasting, optimally aesthetic restorations that have virtually no future problems. 

As such, he is a leading specialist in implant, cosmetic, and restorative dentistry in the Washington DC Metro Area. Dr. Marlin pioneered the technique for creating custom, anatomic implant abutments that have a full emergence profile (see patents below), regardless of how the implants were inserted. 

He brings expertise, dedication, and long-term, top-quality results to implant, cosmetic, and restorative dentistry. 

We are renowned for problem solving people’s failed dentistry, smile makeovers, and implant therapy/issues. This therapy requires superior training, experience, and attention to detail, which we consistently provide. This is also why I developed an in-house laboratory that is head-and-shoulders over commercial laboratories by providing custom, well-fitting, vibrant crowns that are custom-fabricated.

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Renowned Cosmetic Dentist

In addition to providing exceptional restorative dentistry, Dr. Marlin has long served as a respected and well-established cosmetic dentist in the Washington DC, Bethesda, Potomac, Rockville, Alexandria, Arlington area.

Dr. Marlin: 

  • Is a specialist (Prosthodontist) with extensive training in all phases of mouth restoration. 
  • Works closely with his in-house technician to achieve custom aesthetics and a very precise fit. 
  • Was voted by his peers as one of the best dentists in Washingtonian Magazine’s “Best Dentist” surveys for over 20 straight years.
  • Provides crowns lasting over 35 years.
  • Is the most experienced specialist in the Washington area with implant placement and restoration (3,400 surgically inserted and restored). 
  • Is frequently called upon to solve complex restorative problems (see problem solving your care). 
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Advanced & Continuing Education

Dr. Marlin received his DMD degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a master’s degree in Prosthodontics from Boston University. His long-standing experience and incomparable professionalism make him a leader in the field of Prosthodontics.

Washingtonian Top Dentist: Washingtonian Magazine has recognized Dr. Marlin as one of the Washington DC area’s “Top Dentists.”

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Technological Advances & Patents in Implant Technology

Dr. Marlin has inserted and restored over 3,400 dental implants, but he also contributes to the field of implants directly with exhaustive research and revolutionary ideas within his specialty. He has invented an implant restoration system and holds multiple pending and issued patents related to implant restoration, making his experience nothing short of exceptional.

As a part of his being in the vanguard of implant-supported crown, bridge, and hybrid appliance therapy, Dr. Marlin has six United States patents and several foreign patents covering implant restoration. His latest United States patent (issued on June 14, 2016) is the first of several upcoming patents that claim an exclusive set of components and digital techniques for restoring all implants worldwide. It solves many problems with restoring angled and rotated implants, which is a significant industry problem.

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Industry-Recognized Speaker and Lecturer

Dr. Marlin is committed to Prosthodontic education. He has lectured at many universities and national dental organizations on implant reconstruction and has trained 450 technicians on how to fabricate the best implant restoration. Since 1985, Dr. Marlin has been working with his own in-house technicians to provide dramatic aesthetic results with the finest in quality control. In addition, he has provided training programs to dentists and dental technicians for restoring implants. He developed a dental technician’s hands-on training program for restoring dental implants and is the inventor of two Implant Restoration Systems.

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Elite Prosthetic Dentistry of Washington DC

Presently, Dr. Marlin maintains a private practice limited to Dental Implants, Restorative & Cosmetic Dentistry located in the Washington DC – Bethesda area. 

Here, he specializes in all areas of restorative dentistry, including:

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His great sense of humor, willingness to listen, and integrity are just a few of the reasons why his patients are so loyal and continue to stay with him, whether they live in the Washington Metropolitan area, or Scottsdale, Arizona, or Paris, France.

By bringing together a team of dedicated individuals, including a caring team, an in-house laboratory technician, and a group of excellent co-therapists, Dr. Marlin provides the most premium care possible through his commitment to excellence and warm disposition. This kind of quality is reflected in great-looking crowns that have lasted at least 20-35 years (3-4 times the national average).  

He is thankful for his loyal patients and looks forward to growing his Elite Prosthetic Dentistry family with new clients pursuing brighter smiles!

You can schedule a consultation with Dr. Marlin and his team by calling 202-244-2101 or contacting us online today!

Dr. Marlin takes great care of his patients, being proactive to care for their teeth to prevent unnecessary treatments. He thoroughly explains procedures he recommends. He is competent and professional. His office staff is friendly, and they provide a warm environment. You can trust Dr. Marlin to diagnose problems and take care of your teeth!

A Conversation with Dr. Marlin

I wanted to be able to perform the highest level of restorative dentistry, and, ultimately, be able to make a dramatic difference in people’s lives. As specialists in restorative and implant dentistry, we are called upon to provide the best restorative and implant surgical care. The creativity and logical problem solving that gets the WOW from the patients is a real high.

A great many patients come to us with serious problems: some are aesthetic, some are functional (breakdown of restorations, teeth, and/or bite), and many are both. Some require implant therapy, which adds a whole other dimension. Personally, I love the challenge of breaking down the problems to the lowest common denominator and then rebuilding the mouth to perfection. Overall, making a difference in people’s lives by restoring them to a point of health with aesthetic results that are superior to what is generally being performed out there is an important driver to me and my team. Our philosophy is “do it right, get it right.”

A warm, friendly, highly professional environment provided by a top end staff. Our facility is large (3,000 sq feet) with all the treatment rooms having “picture windows” overlooking a wide-open expanse.