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What Is Digital Smile Design?

Digital Smile Design (DSD) is a cosmetic dentistry technique that uses digital technology to create a customized treatment plan for a patient’s smile. DSD is a comprehensive approach that considers the patient’s facial features, tooth shape, gumline, and overall appearance to create a beautiful and natural-looking smile.

The process starts with taking high-resolution digital photographs and videos of the patient’s face, teeth, and smile. These images are then analyzed using specialized software, which allows the dentist to create a digital model of the patient’s mouth and simulate different treatment options.

Frequently Asked Questions

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DSD uses high-resolution digital photographs and videos of the patient's face, teeth, and smile, which are analyzed using specialized software to create a digital model of the patient's mouth.
DSD allows patients to see a digital mock-up of their new smile before treatment starts, which can help them visualize the final result and make informed decisions about their treatment. DSD also ensures more predictable and accurate outcomes, resulting in greater patient satisfaction.
DSD can be used for a variety of cosmetic dental procedures, including teeth whitening, veneers, dental crowns, orthodontics, and dental implants.
DSD is typically considered a cosmetic procedure and is not covered by dental insurance. However, some insurance plans may cover part of the cost of certain procedures, such as dental implants.
While DSD is primarily used for cosmetic dentistry, it can also be used for restorative and general dentistry procedures.
The DSD process can vary depending on the complexity of the case, but it typically takes a few weeks to complete.
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