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3-D Smile Designing with a Functional Touch: The Dental GPS Way

Description:
In this esthetic driven era, the responsibility of delivering something that is functionally and esthetically acceptable is of utmost importance. Today , we have something called Dental GPS which is a software that is available both in a clinician version and lab version. It is not only able to help us with the simulation of the proposed results in less than 5 minutes but also able to help us print the diagnostic M lines to help us mount the casts (using a digital facebow) for 2D wax ups and / or 3D virtual wax ups for 3D printed models. This presentation will highlight the usage, simplicity and precision of planning and execution using the 3D smile design software.

Date Added:
4/20/2016

Author(s):

Sagar J. Abichandani, BDS, MDS Sagar J. Abichandani, BDS, MDS
DR. SAGAR J. ABICHANDANI completed graduation (BDS) from Dr.DY.Patil Dental College and Hospital, Mumbai. INDIA and post graduation (MDS) in ‘prosthodontics’ from Shri ...
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Questions & Comments
sagar abichandani175 - (5/5/2016 1:11 AM)

@dr.Hamood al kuhlani : i am happy to have made a positive contribution in terms of your awareness and ability to understand details . best regards. Dr. Sagar

sagar abichandani175 - (5/3/2016 2:40 AM)

@maurice salama : words of appreciation & encouragement from the mentor is the most satisfying and humbling experience - thank you once again for being a fabulous guide & an inspiration. best regards. Dr. Sagar

sagar abichandani175 - (5/2/2016 9:49 AM)

@osama abdel qader : thank you for your kind words. regards. Dr Sagar.

Dr.Hamood Al Kuhlani - (4/30/2016 11:10 AM)

I attend DSD many times I made tell now about 9 cases i had hard time sometimes one or more party of the team,, GPS software also invited me many times but the speaker was talking in business wise instead if scientifically era & we have many questions he couldn't give us correct answers that's make us aware & ignoring there invitations ,, this video show me the real GPS ability + the wonderful M ruler,, I'm so exited to start using it ,, thanks a lot Dr.Sagar

Maurice Salama - (4/25/2016 6:48 PM)

Great job and wonderful concepts on Esthetics and Functional design. Thank you. Dr. Salama

Osama Abdel Qader - (4/23/2016 12:31 PM)

I love this GPS technique.... like to learn it from A - Z....

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