Digital Smile Design: Case Series

  • Hassam Anjum Mir Sifa College of Dentistry Rawalpindi Pakistan
  • Muhammad Imran Armed Forces Institute of Dentistry/National University of Medical Science (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan
  • Ali Asif Armed Forces Institute of Dentistry/National University of Medical Science (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan
  • Akhla Nadeem Ahmed Armed Forces Institute of Dentistry/National University of Medical Science (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan
  • Muhammad Mansoor Ayub Armed Forces Institute of Dentistry/National University of Medical Science (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan
Keywords: Computer-aided design computer-aided manufacturing, Crowns, Digital dentistry, Esthetics, Smile design, Veneers

Abstract

Aesthetic treatment is done to improve one's appearance. Digital Smile Design, Computer-aided design and Computer-aided manufacturing (CADCAM) dentistry have revolutionized aesthetic dentistry. First, involving patients in treatment planning increases patient confidence and a happier outcome. Secondly, decreased appointments and decreased overall treatment time also facilitate patients in today's busy lifestyle. However, this treatment method is uncommon in Pakistan due to a lack of knowledge and expensive equipment. This article aims to create awareness among the dentists so newer advanced treatment modality is adopted in Pakistan, bringing us at par with other countries.

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Published
2022-06-27
How to Cite
Mir, H., Imran, M., Asif, A., Ahmed, A., & Ayub, M. (2022). Digital Smile Design: Case Series. Pakistan Armed Forces Medical Journal (PAFMJ), 72(3), 1144-47. https://doi.org/10.51253/pafmj.v72i3.5959
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Case Reports

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