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Smile Design 3D vs. 2D: The Evolution of Precision in Esthetic Digital Dentistry

Description:
In the digital dentistry era, trials never stop to achieve a full digital workflow to fabricate aesthetic restorations based on predictable and accurate facial guided smile design methods but the existing techniques present limitations in the process of transferring the design from 2D to 3D as they are mainly based on 2D Photography and 2D to 3D superimposition and transfers. In this presentation a review of the available techniques and technologies is presented as well as a novel technique that has been used to design a 3D smile frame using 3D face scans, 3D intra oral optical scans, CBCT and multiple software to overcome the limitations of already available 2D smile design systems offering predictable, more accurate and easier to use workflows for success in analysis, planning, design and execution in everyday clinical practice.

Date Added:
11/22/2016

Author(s):

Rami Gamil, BDS Rami Gamil, BDS
B.D.S. / FICOI/ DU University Toulouse III Paul Sabatier

Rami Gamil received his Diplome Universitaire DU in 3D Imaging from the University of Toulouse III Paul Sab...
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Questions & Comments
Irene Euler-Kennedy - (3/18/2017 10:56 PM)

Thank you for a very informative presentation. Digital dentistry is certainly the future. However, areas such as implant treatment have benefited hugely from the new technologies. It appears to me, that the digital smile design as presented , relies too much on software and equipment. The best 3 d image is still the patient and a diagnostic wax up can be made quite easily with a lecron and a flame. This gives me an instant trial with a key and i can show the patient how the new smile will look like and i can assess tooth positioning ,tooth length etc and smile line. I also use the wax up as a guide to tooth preparation . The moment a new patient comes to my clinic and we have an informal conversation, I see straight away the kind of parafunction I will be dealing with. This technology seems to take the patient personality and their wishes out of the equation. There is an art to esthetic dentistry , which makes it so enjoyable and professionally very rewarding.Just my thoughts....

Rami Gamil - (3/14/2017 6:46 PM)

Thanks Ronald for your words much appreciated And yes digital planning is the key seeing the end in mind !

Rami Gamil - (3/14/2017 6:43 PM)

Thanks Hala Ragab

Ronald Goldstein - (2/2/2017 10:10 PM)

Good presentation, Rami. I am so pleased to see what Christian Coachman started blossoming out among many countries today. Digital planning is the key! and a very nice result, Rami.

Hala Ragab - (2/2/2017 12:34 PM)

great work

Rami Gamil - (11/23/2016 8:41 AM)

welcome FIGEN

FİGEN ÖZÇELEBİ - (11/23/2016 6:12 AM)

thanks for good presentation

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