A smile is one of the most powerful things a world shares. A pretty and beautiful smile can sometimes do miracles. A smile is an expression, a person wears on the face that is far more important than the clothes. Its a person’s ability to express emotions with the help of different movements of the teeth and lips. The art of smile designing is governed by various factors. Here is all you need to know about the smile designing.


Benefits of a smile

• When we smile or laugh, a neurotransmitter called endorphin releases, that is responsible for lowering the stress level by making us feel happy.
• A good laugh can expand the lungs and stretches the body muscles.
• A smile can attract people towards you rather than push them away.
• A smiling face and relaxed persona show your confidence and ability to cope up with the stressful situations.

What is smile design?

Smile design is a dental cosmetic procedure that focuses on creating a beautiful and natural looking smile and improving the appearance of the smile by performing several procedures such as teeth whitening, dental veneers, dental implant etc. Smile design procedure completely changes the appearance of the smile and fully restore the dental health.
A flawless smile can be designed by considering various facial parameters and careful diagnosis and analysis. To achieve the best possible results, smile design can also include the various branches of dentistry.

Goals of smile design

The prime goal of smile designing is to resolve all the aesthetic problems and to develop a stable and perfect facial and dental composition by performing an organised and systemic approach. A perfect and successful aesthetic treatment requires the knowledge of the interrelationship among all the supporting oral structures like teeth, lips, jaws, muscles and jaw bone.

General assessment of smile design

A general facial analysis, facio-dental analysis, analysis of tooth dimensions, buccal corridor analysis, inter-tooth relationship, the relationship of teeth to the gums, smile line and the complete symmetry and balance is analysed before performing the smile design procedure.

Components of smile design

Facial composition, dental composition, tooth components, soft tissue components are the various components of smile designing which have to be considered while designing a smile.

Facial composition

The beauty of a face highly depends on the perfect integration of facial and dental structures. Standard aesthetic principles that define the facial beauty are proper alignment symmetry and proportion of the face. Multiple approaches are there to achieve a perfect facial contour such as cosmetic dentistry, orthodontic surgery and plastic surgery etc.
Interpupillary line and the lips are the two main facial features which play a major role in smile design. The horizontal and vertical symmetry of face is very much important while performing smile design.

Tooth components

Dental midline: Dental midline should be parallel to the midline of the face and perpendicular to the incisal length.
Tooth dimension: 4:5 is the correct width to length ratio of central teeth.
Symmetry and balance: Static and dynamic symmetry of different components should be considered.
Incisal edge position
Gingival health: Smile design can be greatly affected by the health of the gums. Gums should be healthy for a successful smile design.
Smile line: Centrals should appear more than the canines along with the incisal plane.

A dentist will create a perfect smile by less reduction of teeth structure and achieve greater aesthetics and durability. A smile is the most beautiful accessory that represents you and makes you different among all. If you want to give your smile a perfect look then you can trust your smile to cosmetic dentists who will help you to achieve that picture-perfect smile.

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