Smile Design

A radiant smile is a reflection of confidence and self-assuredness, and at BM Cosmetic, we’re here to help you unlock the full potential of your smile. Enter the world of Smile Design – a personalised approach to creating a smile that truly suits you.

What is Smile Design?

Smile design is an artistic and scientific approach to enhancing your smile’s appearance and function. It’s a customised treatment plan that takes into account your unique facial features, personality, and dental health. The goal is to design a smile that looks beautiful and functions seamlessly.

Who are the Ideal Candidates for Smile Design?

Ideal candidates for smile design include individuals who:

  • Seek to enhance the appearance of their smile.
  • Have dental imperfections such as chipped, discoloured, or misaligned teeth.
  • Desire a smile that complements their facial features.
  • Wish to improve dental function and oral health.

Common Smile Design Techniques

Dental Veneers:

Dental veneers are ultra-thin shells, typically made of porcelain, that are custom-crafted to cover the front surface of your teeth. They are used to correct issues like

  • Stains: Often caused by factors such as excessive consumption of coffee, tea, red wine, or tobacco. Veneers offer a fresh, stain-resistant surface that remains bright and white over time, providing a consistently radiant smile.
  • Chips: When a tooth is chipped, its structural integrity can be compromised, and it may appear uneven or jagged. Veneers are custom-crafted to cover and restore the chipped tooth’s shape, size, and appearance.
  • Gaps: Whether these gaps are due to genetics or shifting teeth over time, veneers offer an effective way to close the spaces between teeth.
  • Misalignment: Dental misalignment, characterised by crooked or overlapping teeth, impacts both the appearance and functionality of your smile. Veneers create the illusion of straight teeth, providing a quick and visually pleasing solution for those seeking a more aligned smile without orthodontic treatment.

Dental veneers instantly transform the appearance of imperfect teeth and provide durability and stain resistance for long-lasting results.

Composite Bonding:

Composite bonding is a dental procedure where a tooth-coloured resin material is applied to the teeth. This resin is a pliable, putty-like material that can be precisely moulded and shaped to achieve the desired result. It is used to correct minor imperfections, such as:

  1. Small Chips: If you have a small chip or fracture in your tooth, composite bonding can be an ideal solution. The resin is applied to the affected area and sculpted to match the natural contours of your tooth.
  2. Gaps: Composite bonding can effectively close gaps between teeth. By applying the resin material to the edges of the teeth on either side of the gap, your dentist can create a more uniform and aesthetically pleasing appearance.
  3. Discoloration: Teeth with minor discoloration or staining can be improved through composite bonding. The resin is colour-matched to your natural teeth and applied to the discoloured areas to create a seamless, brighter smile.

Teeth Whitening:

A cosmetic dental procedure, teeth whitening helps brighten your smile. Over time, teeth suffer from discolouration due to various factors, including:

  • Food and Drinks: Consuming coffee, tea, red wine, and certain foods can lead to teeth staining.
  • Tobacco Use: Smoking or use of tobacco products can result in yellow or brownish tooth discoloration.
  • Ageing: As we age, the enamel on our teeth naturally becomes thinner, revealing the yellowish dentin beneath.
  • Poor Dental Hygiene: Inadequate oral care can contribute to the buildup of plaque and tartar, leading to teeth discoloration.
  • Medications: Some medications can cause teeth staining as a side effect.

Teeth whitening eliminates stains and discoloration from the enamel of your teeth, restoring your natural smile.

Tooth Implants:

Tooth implants, otherwise known as dental implants, are a highly effective and permanent solution for replacing missing teeth. They consist of three main components:

  1. Implant Post: The implant post is typically made of biocompatible titanium, which is surgically placed into the jawbone. It serves as the artificial tooth root and provides a foundation for the replacement tooth.
  2. Abutment: The abutment is a connector piece that is attached to the top of the implant post. It extends above the gum line and serves as the anchor for the replacement tooth.
  1. Replacement Tooth: The replacement tooth, often a dental crown, bridge, or denture, is personalised to match the colour, size, and shape of natural teeth. It is securely attached to the abutment and serves as the functional and aesthetic component of the implant.


Smile Design at BM Cosmetic is a comprehensive approach to forging the smile of your dreams. Our experts, under the leadership of Dr Rajinikanth T., use digital smile design technology to plan and visualise your ideal smile, ensuring your satisfaction with the final result.

If you’re ready to embark on your journey to a more beautiful and confident smile, visit BM Cosmetic, the best smile design dental clinic in Chennai. Call 9952099620 and book an appointment today!

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