VisagiSMile – Finalist in the EAED Innovation Award
VisagiSMile was selected as one of the three most innovative dental solutions at the prestigious competition of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (EAED), called “1st EAED Innovation Award”. The competition was held during the 30th EAED Annual Meeting in Copenhagen (June 2 – 4, 2016).
The 1st Innovation Award was sponsored by the Joerg Strub Foundation as part of the Scientific Program of their Annual Spring Meetings. Prominent dentists, graduate dental students and dental technologists have applied for the award by submitting an abstract of innovative character. The criteria for evaluating the project were: innovative issue/research methodology described in details; clearly defined aim; comprehensible description of the common approach, based on the relative literature, etc. All of the nominees were very impressive because they have represented innovation on a global level.
Dr. Iliev and Dr. Filtchev During the VisagiSMile Presentation
Being among the top 3 nominations for the award is a great recognition for VisagiSMile.
VisagiSMile’s poster represents the main aim of the software – to develop a digital platform which can help clinicians to create a smile design in harmony with psychodentofacial features of the patients, by using the appearance, personality, and personal preferences as a reference. The paper describes the process of creation of a new personalized smile design with the application.
The represented final conclusions are that VisagiSMile is a novel dental software which is an:
- Important guideline for the dentist to do the direct mock up, (or concepts like DSD, SKYN etc.)
- Important guideline for the dental technicians to re-create the design wanted by the clinicians and the patient.
- Planning tool which helps clinicians to do precise, predictable and adequate smile designs.- Used in CAD/CAM technologies. The generated design can be integrated to the digital planning of dental constructions.
- Used as an education tool to save and share cases worldwide.
Photo Gallery: VisagiSMile at the 30th EAED Annual Meeting in Copenhagen (June 2 – 4, 2016)