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Visual Esthetic Smile Design: Driving the Restorative Plan Visual Esthetic Smile Design: Driving the Restorative Plan

Author(s):

Christian Coachman, DDS, CDT;Marcelo Calamita, DDS, MS, PhD

Date Added:

7/24/2014


Summary:

Digital Smile Design is a multipurpose digital tool with clinically relevant advantages: It can strengthen esthetic diagnostic abilities, improve communication between team members, help organize treatment planning, create predictable systems throughout treatment phases, enhance patients’ education and motivation, and increase the effectiveness of case presentation. This article describes the main steps of introducing this practical tool to the clinician’s esthetic restorative practice.

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