Diagnostics & Planning
When you are ready to proceed, your new smile is designed after a detailed diagnostic survey. This includes X-Rays, photographs and study casts computer imaging.
The following factors are taken into consideration.
1. Your requests and personality
2. External Factors - Facial proportions and shape including asymmetries , Relationship of eyes to the smile and rest of your mouth , Smile Lines and lip contours.
3. Internal Factors - Gum Lines, contour and embrasures , Teeth size, proportions, number, gaps, crookedness & colour , Width of your smile and buccal corridors.
4. Horizontal and Vertical Alignments and Discrepancies.
The design process will produce a 3D smile preview on models and a smile simulation. This is something that you can examine and discuss in detail and modifications can be made.