Smile designing has been gaining increased popularity among the general public today and is no longer restricted to celebrities. As people get more and more self-conscious, they realize the need for a beautiful smile and are increasingly investing in smile correction and smile design. The advent of advanced digital smile designing technologies also make the treatment outcome a lot more predictable and instils confidence in patients considering to undergo smile designing.
The other prohibitive factor was the availability of qualified cosmetic dentists with experience in smile design and the cost, however, smile designing cost in India is very reasonable compared to any other country and there are world class cosmetic dentists available to give you that million dollar smile you have always coveted.
For those of you considering smile designing, we have put together this article to provide all the information you might need to start your journey towards a beautiful smile. We encourage you to read it and if you still have questions, you can always contact us.
Smile designing is a cosmetic treatment that involves artistic, skilful improvement of your natural smile in order to achieve an attractive, healthy and pleasing smile. Smile designing often involves multiple dental procedures. There are also many factors that are to be considered while designing a smile, and particular care should be taken not to damage dental function and at the same time maintain the health of dental tissues. Smile designing is the process to get the perfect smile of your choice with minimal possible limitations.
Smile design is not just about your teeth. Before going in-depth into smile designing, it is necessary to understand that smile designing includes multiple elements including –
Age of the Patient: Special considerations have to be taken into account while designing a smile for the elderly.
Sex of the Patient: Male and female smiles are distinctly different and this has to be considered while designing a smile.
Dental Health: Prior to jumping into the core smile designing process, the dentist will analyze for any missing teeth or mal-aligned teeth and also for health of oral tissues and based on all these advise required procedures to replace the missing teeth and correction of mal-aligned teeth etc. Before starting your smile designing, your dentist will look for any –
There have been great technological advances in the field of dentistry and digital smile design is definitely one of the key improvements. The best part of digital smile design is that it makes the whole process is very predictable and takes out any doubts and insecurity. To understand how digital smile design works, consider the following steps –
A smile makeover is going to stay with you for the rest of your life and be an integral part of your personality. Smile designing is a specialised treatment and requires expert hands. As a patient, it is your responsibility to choose the right dentist with deep experience and expertise in cosmetic treatments, specifically in smile design and corrections. Also, understand that smile designing is often not a treatment to be a done by a single dentist, more often than not it involves multiple procedures and it is always better to rely on a TEAM of expert dentists with experience across various dental procedures. At The Dental Specialists, we have a highly experienced team of dentist including cosmetic dentists, orthodontics, endodontists, periodontists and others who work collaboratively to design the perfect smile for our patients.
Smile designing isn’t a single procedure, it involves multiple corrections which includes teeth, gums, lips etc. Initially, the dentist would analyze your existing smile and discuss with you on your expectations regarding future smile. Later the necessary corrections will be advised accordingly. Some of the common processes often involved includes –
Sometimes the dentist will show you a wax mock-up and trial on your plaster teeth models, prior to performing any treatment procedures. This allows you to preview the final expected outcome and decide accordingly on your comfort zone. Once finalized, the dentist will initiate the actual process of smile designing.
Smile designing is a highly expensive treatment in the US, UK or other western countries. While it is not cheap, comparative smile designing cost in India is much less. The cost of smile designing procedure will vary around INR 50,000 to INR 1,20,000, depending on the severity of the condition and the number of treatment procedures required for the total correction.
If you are considering smile design or smile correction, we will be happy to answer your questions. Contact us and take the first step towards a perfect smile.