What is Digital Smile Design?
Digital Smile Design (DSD) is a cosmetic dentistry treatment concept that uses digital tools such as computer aided software, photos and videos to plan and construct your veneers or smile. Your DSD experts are trained to plan to yourr specific facial profile and emotional needs. Aesthetic veneers and crowns are then digitally customized and made to your pre-determined expected post-treatment results as simulated by DSD.
The Digital Smile Design Difference
- DSD uses full digital imaging and advanced software solution for treatment planning to diagnose issues with the structural components within the mouth and jaw that includes intraoral and extraoral evaluation to assess the aesthetics of the mouth
- provides better outcome predictability and accuracy
- able to view post treatment results with clarity from materials and visual representations
- allows for improved communication with photos and videos to track your progress
- catered to unique dental needs of patients based on emotional needs
Any individual is suited for DSD concept. The treatment concepts provides for added analyses and use of digital technologies to aid your smile makeover actively involving you within the planning of your smile.
Digital Smile Design (DSD) Studio
At our DSD studio at Kitcha cosmetic dentistry center, your DSD expert analyses your dental and facial proportions. High-quality digital videos, photographs are taken to examine the relationship between your lips, gums, and teeth. Your dentist design your smile with you at every phase.
Kitcha Dental Clinic cosmetic dentistry clinic uses digital dentistry for its cosmetic dental works including for porcelain veneers, ceramic crowns and invisalign orthodontic treatments. Our dental center has an digital dental laborotory within its building for porcelain and ceramic teethworks:
Digital Smile Design
Top leading DSD Master Expert
On-site Dental Lab
Lab Technican & Digital Dentistry
DSD Cosmetic Dental Experts
There are 3 levels of DSD qualifications for dentists:
- DSD Master
- DSD Instructor
Dentists who has undergone one of the DSD training can become DSD members. These community of DSD member dentists attend hands-on courses offered globally or by any official DSD instructor courses and has a basic understanding of the DSD methodology.
DSD masters are dentists who have presented and shown successfully applications of DSD concept. The DSD faculty reviews the cases of DSD masters before certifying that they have met all the specific requirements within DSD methodology.
There are only a handful of dentists who are DSD instructors. They have mastered all aspects of DSD and has a passion to share their deep knowledge of the DSD concept. DSD instructors implements the digital smile design methodology in their daily clinical work with proven exceptional communication and educational skills.
At Kitcha Dental Clinic, our resident aesthetic dentist is a DSD instructor with exceptional qualifications within the field of cosmetic dentistry as double american board certified specialist.
Technologies Of Digital Smile Design
Technologies are used within Digital Smile Design concepts and digital dentistry include at Kitcha Dental Clinic Cosmetic Dentistry Center include:
- Digital Smile Studio : for high quality photos and videos
- Digitalized Models : either an impression is taken to build a study model and digitally scanned or directly scanned with intraoral scanner. This gives your DSD expert a 3D environment to work with
- CBCT Scan : For dental implants or specific orthodontic cases, an open mouth CBCT Scan may be taken
With the above given technologies, your DSD experts uses the online DSD planning tool:
- DSD Motivational Mockup
- Planned Guided Surgery
Combining with photo, video protocols and/or guided surgery protocols for full arch surgery, your smile is planned, designed and digitally formed with you. Successful results involves high technological and technical skills by your DSD expert, dental lab techician, material specifications and your input.