Introduction: What is DSD and what are the benefits?
In the world of dentistry, technology is constantly evolving and improving. One of the newest and most exciting advancements in DSD. DSD is a process that uses computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) technologies to create 3D models of a patient’s teeth. This allows the dentist and patient to see a realistic simulation of how the patient’s teeth will look after treatment.
Imagine being able to preview your ideal smile before you pay for treatment. That is why DSD has become so popular.
Dr Lily is the only dentist in Perth with the Mastership certification in Digital Smile Design
What is the Digital Smile Design certification?
The Digital Smile Design certification was created to ensure that dental professionals have the education and training necessary to provide their patients with beautiful, functional smiles. The certification requires candidates to complete a comprehensive study of DSD.
Candidates must also be proficient in the use of dental software, 3D imaging, and CAD/CAM technology. They must also be able to create comprehensive treatment plans that include both aesthetic and functional considerations. The Digital Smile Design certification is a valuable credential for dentists who want to provide their patients with the best possible care.
What are the limitations of DSD?
DSD has quickly become a popular treatment option for patients seeking to improve their smiles. However, there are some limitations to smile design that should be considered before undergoing the treatment.
One of the biggest limitations of DSD is that it is usually more expensive. The cost of creating the ideal smile for your facial structure and characteristics is a higher cost to the dentist. This means that DSD treatment usually costs more than a dental practice that doesn’t use DSD.
With that said, patients who experience DSD get to see what they look like with their new smiles before treatment. This ensures there’s no nasty surprises and you get the exact result you are looking for.
Conclusion: The future of dental care
Smiling is one of the most important expressions we use in our everyday lives. A smile conveys happiness, warmth, and friendliness. It’s also one of the first impressions we make on others.
But what if you’re not happy with your smile? What if your teeth are crooked, discoloured, or misaligned? You might feel self-conscious about your smile and avoid smiling altogether.
Plus you get to co-design your smile and see what it looks like on your face before any treatment begins. It’s a win-win for everyone.