Smile Designing in kolkataEvery person is unique, and so is their smile. A smile serves as an invitation to our fellow human beings to get to know us. Stars show us how it’s done: Julia Roberts, George Clooney, etc., have particularly attractive smiles. Not everyone is naturally blessed with beautiful, even, white teeth. Do you only smile and laugh with your hand covering your mouth or with your lips closed? This can be a thing of the past now. Smile and laugh spontaneously, joyously, confidently, and in a relaxed way. Smile designing in Kolkata however has not become that wide. You may come across some prominent orthodontists who are equipped with the knowledge of the same. Hence, you should be extra careful while selecting the expert who can do the job safely without hampering your face and mouth. For finding out an expert, you can refer to internet, or can take recommendations from friends or relatives.

We live in a beauty conscious society. No wonder, the smile on the face adds to one’s charms & beauty but it has a more important role of improving one’s self-image. It is rightly said that smile is a curve that sets everything straight.

SMILE DESIGNING is a process whereby complete oral hard and soft tissues are studied and certain changes are brought about which will have a positive influence on overall esthetics of face. One of the greatest assets a person can have is a smile that shows beautiful natural teeth.

Smile designing procedures are essential for smiles that are defective, unappealing or ugly. The defects may lie in the colour or shape of the teeth. Defects or excessive visibility of the supporting gums can also contribute to ugly smiles.

  • Veneers-a thin strong shell of tooth colours ceramic to cover stained or misshapen teeth.
  • Zirconia crowns-state of the art material for cosmetic dental treatment
  • Ceramics-replaces tooth coloured portion of the crown
  • Instant tooth whitening-dental bleaching to whiten and add sparkle to the smile instantly
    chipped teeth-to correct partially broken teeth exactly like earlier natural teeth with a process called bonding.
  • Gap closure-commonly done to correct ugly spaces between teeth
    tooth contouring-to re contour the teeth aesthetically into an appealing smile
    computer guided analysis-smile analysis for advanced cases
  • Laser gum contouring-for gummy smiles or dark gums that show up on smiling are used to enhance ones smile.
  • Smile makeover-a mixture of various above techniques, mainly used as a bridal smile makeover

Smile Designing in kolkataModern advances in orthodontic (braces) treatment

The best way to treat crooked & overlapping teeth; protruded teeth; and teeth with large spaces in between is by wearing braces for some time (also known as orthodontic treatment).

Orthodontic treatment allows teeth to be gradually moved to the position in your mouth so as to best compliment your face and once your braces are off you are ready to flash your best possible smile.

This treatment has come a long way from earlier days and now you have a wide range of braces to choose from. Miniature stainless brackets which can have changeable coloured rings on them are a favourite with school kids. Other prefers to wear polycrystalline ceramic braces which are white in colour & match with the tooth colour. Mono crystalline ceramic braces are completely transparent & offer the highest degree of esthetics.

For the even more discerning we have on offer state of the art lingual braces which are fitted on the inner side of the teeth and are hence not visible even on close range. Minor corrections can also be achieved with invisible aligners.

All braces are stuck to teeth with special adhesives/glue and the entire process of treatment is painless, very comfortable & quick with no restrictions in normal lifestyle. Contrary to popular belief, Braces treatment can be undertaken at any age and even though most patients are teenagers & young adults.

Smile Designing in kolkataAdjunctive treatments

Adjective procedures like lip augmentation, wrinkle removal with fillers and Botox, skin polishing, laser hair removal, laser skin rejuvenation are the available therapies to correct and brighten your look. Increasingly, older people are now choosing to have what they missed out at a younger age-a beautiful, confident smile.


Dr Kamlesh Kothari is an Oro-Facial Plastic Surgeon- and Dental Implantologist is the Head of the Department –Facio-Maxillary Surgery-at Apollo Gleneagles Hospital, Kolkata.

He can be contacted at Aesthetica – Facial cosmetic surgery and dental implant clinic

No.6 Ho Chi Minh Sarani, next to USA consulate, Kolkata

Mobile – 9830193000, 9830183000

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