Review Article
Volume 19 Issue 4 - 2020
Wacp by Smylist® - A Logical and Objective Approach to Smile Design Pre-Planning
Maria Csillag1* and Ajay Kakar2
1Creator of the Smylist® Concept, Aesthetic Dentist, Budapest, Hungary 2Supporting Contributor, Periodontist, Mumbai, India
*Corresponding Author: Maria Csillag, Creator of the Smylist® Concept, Aesthetic Dentist, Budapest, Hungary.
Received: February 14, 2020; Published: March 14, 2020


The determination of white aesthetics for teeth is largely a subjective approach and more or less based on emotions, even though it is so evident that there are huge variabilities in individual smiles. There are documented design rules for positioning the given smile and defining the dental morphology, but hardly any rules have been defined foe the white aesthetics to be considered prior to the treatment. This article describes a new conscious pre-planning method created by Dr. Maria Csillag which is based on face geometry applied to white aesthetics. This has been termed as the W.A.C.P. (White Aesthetic Conscious Pre-planning) technique. It provides a complex visualization of the smile and aims to clarify the queries and possible modifications that exist around general smile design rules. The Smylist® method helps in pre-defining the effects of a given smile by showing, in minutes, the outcome of planned aesthetic work on the patient’s portrait photo through the Smylist® Aesthetic Design Software with options to communicate the information to the dental laboratory.

Keywords: Smile Design; Smylist; Smylist®; Facial; Midline; W.A.C.P; WACP; Pre-Planning; Aesthetic; Design; Software; Face Analysis; Parameters; Face; Geometry


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Citation: Maria Csillag and Ajay Kakar. “Wacp by Smylist® - A Logical and Objective Approach to Smile Design Pre-Planning”. EC Dental Science 19.4 (2020): 26-33.

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